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Forum: Foo
10-24-18, 09:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 882
Posted By DaveZ

Go Red Sox

Go Red Sox
09-08-18, 10:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,565
Posted By DaveZ

Any driver who shows me a courtesy gets a smile...

Any driver who shows me a courtesy gets a smile and a wave. An example would be on the two lane back road that I ride, someone coming the other way wants to turn left. They stop and signal.
09-06-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,132
Posted By DaveZ

He should have stopped as soon as it was apparent...

He should have stopped as soon as it was apparent the driver was going to cut him off. It looked to me like he just kept going.
09-02-18, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 985
Posted By DaveZ

When I commuted, there were two traffic lights...

When I commuted, there were two traffic lights that I would routinely run, if there were no cars in sight. This happened most mornings.
08-30-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,832
Posted By DaveZ

I think this is the best policy. The guy in the...

I think this is the best policy. The guy in the video violates all three of these, and comes off as a spoiled brat besides.
08-22-18, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 152,240
Posted By DaveZ

The Road to Little Dribbling, by Bill Bryson ...

The Road to Little Dribbling, by Bill Bryson
and
The Third Chimpanzee, by Jared Diamond
08-22-18, 10:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,119
Posted By DaveZ

This thread reminds me of Sheldon Brown!

This thread reminds me of Sheldon Brown!
08-18-18, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 152,240
Posted By DaveZ

Everyday Life in Early America, by David Freeman...

Everyday Life in Early America, by David Freeman Hawke
08-18-18, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 851
Posted By DaveZ

That is true, they should have moved over....

That is true, they should have moved over. Nevertheless, the driver was being a complete d*ck.
08-09-18, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By DaveZ

Just curious, did the bicyclist signal? He must...

Just curious, did the bicyclist signal?
He must have assumed that every driver was turning left.
08-04-18, 10:03 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,081
Posted By DaveZ

I used to see this young guy on the bike trail,...

I used to see this young guy on the bike trail, riding along, juggling.
Haven't seen him in a couple years. I sure wish I had gotten a picture!
08-03-18, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 152,240
Posted By DaveZ

Just finished Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton,...

Just finished Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton, speaking of atypical American Western.

Started Life in Year One, by Scott Korb. It's about what the world was like in First Century Palestine.
07-31-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 49,294
Posted By DaveZ

I've been watching that too. His series are...

I've been watching that too. His series are excellent. He did one about the Roosevelts (at least I think that was him).
Forum: Foo
07-23-18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,668
Posted By DaveZ

I most definitely agree!

I most definitely agree!
07-23-18, 11:25 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,432
Posted By DaveZ

Sons of Anarchy

Sons of Anarchy
07-20-18, 02:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,249
Posted By DaveZ

Agreed. Around here there are more cyclists,...

Agreed.
Around here there are more cyclists, but it depends where you are. The locations closer to parking lots have more pedestrians. On weekends, the locations close to the river raft rental...
07-19-18, 04:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,643
Posted By DaveZ

I use the Mirrcycle brifter mount. On the road...

I use the Mirrcycle brifter mount. On the road it's kind of blurry, but fortunately I live pretty close to the bike trail. Once on the trail, it's solid.
07-16-18, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By DaveZ

I have noticed it around here, too. Maybe it's...

I have noticed it around here, too. Maybe it's because I am older now and getting passed more often.
Maybe not.
Forum: Foo
07-14-18, 05:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,840
Posted By DaveZ

Merle Haggard The Beatles Willie Nelson Bob...

Merle Haggard
The Beatles
Willie Nelson
Bob Weir
Jerry Garcia
07-14-18, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 152,240
Posted By DaveZ

How Firm a Foundation - Marcus Grodi

How Firm a Foundation - Marcus Grodi
Forum: Foo
07-04-18, 11:01 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,628
Posted By DaveZ

At a restaurant way out in the boonies, there was...

At a restaurant way out in the boonies, there was a sign, "No Football Coaches".
They meant "no buses full of rowdy soccer fans", otherwise known as hooligans.
06-26-18, 03:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,984
Posted By DaveZ

Guns, Germs and Steel, by Jared Diamond

Guns, Germs and Steel, by Jared Diamond
06-26-18, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 152,240
Posted By DaveZ

The Rooster Bar, by John Grisham

The Rooster Bar, by John Grisham
06-23-18, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By DaveZ

How can you do this?

This happened in April, but there was a follow up article today.
She actually painted her car to avoid arrest!
...
06-14-18, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By DaveZ

Nice Driver

I was coming down this hill and had built up a pretty good head of steam for the upcoming hill. Just as I was starting back up, a car approached from a side street. As soon as the driver saw me she...
06-07-18, 10:58 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,083
Posted By DaveZ

yes!!!

yes!!!
05-31-18, 10:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,792
Posted By DaveZ

I made a right turn on a red light without...

I made a right turn on a red light without checking to my right first. There was a bicyclist coming down the road and I was lucky not to hit him. He reacted rather angrily.
In my defense, my car was...
05-30-18, 11:46 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,365
Posted By DaveZ

I had that opportunity, in the mountains. I chose...

I had that opportunity, in the mountains. I chose not to take it.
Forum: Foo
05-28-18, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,461
Posted By DaveZ

John Prine!

John Prine!
Forum: Foo
05-26-18, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3,577
Views: 278,493
Posted By DaveZ

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/p1010318_bd2f12754f15ad62324c276b010b74a0716147ea.jpg
American River Bike Trail, Rancho Cordova, CA
05-26-18, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 152,240
Posted By DaveZ

The Greatest Show on Earth by Richard Dawkins

The Greatest Show on Earth by Richard Dawkins
05-23-18, 12:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,384
Posted By DaveZ

I rarely do.It's just not worth it, and besides,...

I rarely do.It's just not worth it, and besides, they are usually gone so fast it makes no difference.
Some clown the other day veered into the bike lane to avoid slowing down for a speed bump, and...
05-18-18, 12:43 PM
05-16-18, 12:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,984
Posted By DaveZ

Speaking about Jack London short stories, did you...

Speaking about Jack London short stories, did you ever read "A Piece of Steak"?
11-16-17, 02:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,413
Posted By DaveZ

I don't like it. As others have said, if there...

I don't like it. As others have said, if there are no other cars around, I take the bait. Otherwise find something to do with the water bottle etc.
If the car has tinted side windows, I never go. I...
09-16-17, 11:36 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,870
Posted By DaveZ

Lots of 4 way stop signs around here. If there...

Lots of 4 way stop signs around here. If there are cars anywhere near, I will slow way down, and roll through, typically slower than most cars! If there are cars at the intersection, I stop and put a...
10-08-14, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,596
Posted By DaveZ

I got a ticket for "unsafe backing", many years...

I got a ticket for "unsafe backing", many years ago.
I fought it and won.

The best part was, the cop backed up two blocks to write me the ticket.
09-17-14, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By DaveZ

Agreed. The one advantage the flashlight has is...

Agreed.
The one advantage the flashlight has is I can carry spare batteries. Plan B, if you will
09-09-14, 01:44 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,559
Posted By DaveZ

Now that I think of it, twice at a four way stop,...

Now that I think of it, twice at a four way stop, while driving my car, I blasted my horn at an oncoming cyclist. I was about to turn left HAD MY SIGNAL on, and they came straight though without...
09-09-14, 01:38 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,559
Posted By DaveZ

No, but I have called out cyclists for riding in...

No, but I have called out cyclists for riding in the dark without lights.
Forum: Commuting
08-26-14, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By DaveZ

+1

+1
08-14-14, 01:43 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,516
Posted By DaveZ

Well, this forum has had an affect on me

Well, this forum has had an affect on me
Forum: Commuting
08-14-14, 01:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,650
Posted By DaveZ

What's your point?

What's your point?
Forum: Commuting
08-13-14, 08:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,831
Posted By DaveZ

Years ago, my RD broke. My roommate said "I'll go...

Years ago, my RD broke. My roommate said "I'll go home and get my car." Rather than argue, I went into Fanny Anne's and drank beer until he returned.
Once I got a flat a mile from home and walked...
07-31-14, 01:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,084
Posted By DaveZ

you beat me to it!

you beat me to it!
Forum: Commuting
07-28-14, 01:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,090
Posted By DaveZ

Around here it's legal to have the front side...

Around here it's legal to have the front side windows tinted, and some of them are so dark you can't see the driver. I never pull in front of those people; just wait for them to leave.
Forum: Commuting
07-08-14, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,020
Posted By DaveZ

I like Mirrycycle, too. I have one on my road...

I like Mirrycycle, too. I have one on my road bike and one on my commute bike. They give a good view and they stay put.
Forum: Commuting
06-24-14, 01:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,893
Posted By DaveZ

It's fun. I do it for enjoyment and for fitness....

It's fun. I do it for enjoyment and for fitness. It beats going to the gym and it is a better workout (25 mile round trip).
Forum: Foo
09-17-12, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 288
Posted By DaveZ

Kfat

Kfat
09-17-12, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By DaveZ

I've noticed Hills are "steeper" on a bike. ...

I've noticed
Hills are "steeper" on a bike.
The courtesy shown by drivers is in inverse proportion to their car's level of luxury.
Escalades apparently are not equipped with turn signals.
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