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02-26-21, 05:36 PM
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Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to Nobody's Perfect, the...

Finished listening to Nobody's Perfect, the fourth novel in the series of John Dortmunder light crime capers, by Donald Westlake.

Started listening to Nuking the Moon: And Other Intelligence...
02-25-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,158
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

A first person view of Lucas prioritizing those...

A first person view of Lucas prioritizing those valuable seconds and first saving his beater bike from death, before helping his friend (who fell in trying to help him!) get out of the water. ...
02-19-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 206,254
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to With the Old Breed: At...

Finished listening to With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa, a first person account by E. B. Sledge. The TV mini series "The Pacific" drew heavily from this book. The real blood and guts...
Forum: Foo
02-09-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 10,768
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

First sentence of the article: The second...

First sentence of the article:

The second paragraph describes the Apple car as an "electric driverless car."

It seems that is some confusion in assuming that electric cars and driver less cars...
01-26-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 206,254
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to Eddie's Boy, the fourth in...

Finished listening to Eddie's Boy, the fourth in the Butcher's Boy series of crime novels by Thomas Perry. Final Score: Eddie and his boy - about 50, would-be Mafia hit men - 0.

Started listening...
Forum: Foo
01-22-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 10,768
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Recent informative article on the status of...

Recent informative article on the status of so-called self driving cars:
The real self-driving revolution remains years away...
Forum: Foo
01-22-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 10,768
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Isn't that the only place where you have...

Isn't that the only place where you have encountered them for the last several years? I would think these vehicles would have memorized their Chandler routes and traffic patterns by now.:lol:

Do...
Forum: Foo
01-22-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8,050
Views: 1,510,233
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

For a change of pace, tweets about unique cars...

For a change of pace, tweets about unique cars actually actually driven by the poster.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FV2FvbCiSdU&t=8s
Forum: Foo
01-22-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 10,768
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Anybody have any more news from...

Anybody have any more news from Waymo/Google/Alphabet management about progress in their self driving operation in Chandler, AZ?

Or are they still in an infinite PR loop of working from early in...
Forum: Foo
01-22-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 10,768
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

More "news" about rumors and dreamy guesses about...

More "news" about rumors and dreamy guesses about the future of Apple Cars. No doubt this "news"will be catnip for devoted fanboys of "elegance" in self driving vaporware, if not breakthrough...
Forum: Foo
01-22-21, 01:28 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 10,768
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The only recent "breakthrough" on the self...

The only recent "breakthrough" on the self driving subject IS rather shocking, but not surprising considering the cast of characters involved:...
01-22-21, 12:49 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 206,254
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to The Kingdom, a Norwegian...

Finished listening to The Kingdom, a Norwegian crime novel by Jo Nesbų. Too long, should have been edited to ½ as many pages. I prefer the Harry Hole series of crime/police procedurals by the same...
01-08-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,779
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What makes you think that someone who you think,...

What makes you think that someone who you think, presumably by appearance alone, is a person whose "thing" is cycling (whatever that means) and has a "nice set up", is likely to be more or less...
01-03-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Not exactly; passports are proof of identity and...

Not exactly; passports are proof of identity and citizenship, but not of residence and by themselves do not provide any documentation of an individual's current (or past) address/residence.
For...
01-02-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 206,254
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I have read or listened to them all, and you are...

I have read or listened to them all, and you are correct, they ARE all good to very good.
01-02-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 206,254
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to The Law of Innocence, the...

Finished listening to The Law of Innocence, the latest Lincoln Lawyer/Mickey Haller novel by Michael Connelly. Lots of courtroom/defense lawyer maneuvering.
Finished reading God Save the Mark,...
12-28-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,120
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The real question is: Does enjoyment of bicycling...

The real question is: Does enjoyment of bicycling require obsessing over or boasting about speed, mileage and/or so-called fitness ?
12-23-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,763
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I listen to audiobooks while riding, usually...

I listen to audiobooks while riding, usually alternating between fiction and non fiction.
12-23-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 206,254
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to Twilight of the Gods: War...

Finished listening to Twilight of the Gods: War in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945, by Ian W. Toll. Excellant book.

Started listening to Law of Innocence, the latest Lincoln Lawyer/Mickey Haller...
Forum: Foo
12-12-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8,050
Views: 1,510,233
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Good article for those who love cars: My Life...

Good article for those who love cars:
My Life in Cars - I lucked into the romance of driving at its fervent peak (https://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/my-life-in-cars)
...
12-11-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,140
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Originally Posted by AlmostTrick Sorry ldl, a...

Originally Posted by AlmostTrick
Sorry ldl, a VC technique is a VC technique. They have been long established and everyone here knows what they are. Like it or not, "Anything you do" either is or...
12-10-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,778
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Can you explain what service does club liability...

Can you explain what service does club liability insurance bought through LAB provide?

IOW, who is covered for what kind of liability? Do all club members receive liability protection, and if so,...
12-10-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,140
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Perhaps you can expound on what you mean when you...

Perhaps you can expound on what you mean when you say that using Vehicular Cycling Techniques "works." Riding on the sidewalk or the shoulder of the road sometimes "works"; riding while not following...
12-07-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,778
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Forester's participation with LAB as described by...

Forester's participation with LAB as described by himself on his website www.johnforester.com/LAW/Candidate%20qual.htm (http://www.johnforester.com/LAW/Candidate%20qual.htm:)
12-05-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,140
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

There are plenty of reasons to beef about the...

There are plenty of reasons to beef about the more zealous and strident Vehicular Cycling proponents, especially those who quote John Forester's allegedly scientific crash studies to substantiate...
Forum: Foo
12-04-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I still ride daily and continue to listen to and...

I still ride daily and continue to listen to and enjoy audiobooks while I ride. There are lots of good books available, even for shut-ins.

Best fiction books written in 2020 that I have listened...
11-29-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,911
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Don't know, but his new boss (as of Jan 20, 2021)...

Don't know, but his new boss (as of Jan 20, 2021) does at the age of 78. https://www.bicycling.com/news/a34728527/joe-jill-biden-delaware-bike-ride/...
11-28-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 206,254
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to A Brotherhood Betrayed: The...

Finished listening to A Brotherhood Betrayed: The Man Behind the Rise and Fall of Murder, Inc., by Michael Cannell. A good read about the Jewish and Italian thugs who ran and operated the quite...
Forum: Commuting
11-25-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,099
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Glad to see the OP found a bike suitable for his...

Glad to see the OP found a bike suitable for his girl friend. There are a lot of good reasons for a step through/"girl's" frame and one doesn't have to be a girl or woman to appreciate it.

...
Forum: Foo
11-20-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8,050
Views: 1,510,233
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

A ...

A
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Forum: Foo
11-19-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

It cost something, I remember GIs writing a check...

It cost something, I remember GIs writing a check for its exact purchase price at the snack bar and not even anything over the newspaper cost in order to get some extra cash.
Forum: Foo
11-19-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8,050
Views: 1,510,233
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I always liked this 1976 MB 250. Drove it all...

I always liked this 1976 MB 250. Drove it all around Germany and NL from 1986-90 with my family of five, with a few trips to Paris, as well as Salzburg and London. Only reason I bought it was my wife...
Forum: Foo
11-19-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Used to get the Stars and Stripes while living in...

Used to get the Stars and Stripes while living in Germany in the 80's. Calvin & Hobbes, Doonesbury, and The Far Side were all on the same page of the comics. Made reading everything that was worth...
11-17-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,863
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

If you want to get excited about shift changes...

If you want to get excited about shift changes and Ferrari sounds try this 8 minute short filmed on the streets of Paris in 1976. The car was an MB but the soundtrack is all Ferrari!...
Forum: Foo
11-16-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,307
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Check out automatic payment plans with electronic...

Check out automatic payment plans with electronic statements, available for credit cards. No more statements in the mail, no more forgotten payments, no more late charges, no need for stamps.

All...
Forum: Foo
11-16-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,307
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I prefer to use only one 2% cash return credit...

I prefer to use only one 2% cash return credit card, but choose not to pass up the 5% cash refund offered by Walmart, Amazon, and Target for the use of their cards for online purchases. Since I only...
11-15-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,886
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I am not a lawyer either, but I don't believe...

I am not a lawyer either, but I don't believe police (or insurance companies) have a free pass to examine cell phones for use at the time of an accident without some sort of warrant or legal...
11-15-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 206,254
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to The Hook, fiction by Donald...

Finished listening to The Hook, fiction by Donald Westlake.. A very good crime novel by Westlake and it kept me hooked right to the top notch ending.

Started listening to A Brotherhood Betrayed:...
Forum: Foo
11-15-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,307
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

How much does it go up or down; a few points here...

How much does it go up or down; a few points here or there or anything significant?

I also have a paid off house and haven't financed a motor vehicle in over 20 years and seldom have a credit card...
Forum: Foo
11-12-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,307
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Seems like Dave Ramsey has some stories and...

Seems like Dave Ramsey has some stories and advice to tell to willing listeners, as do many other radio talk show hosts, maybe some of them are related to actual facts or are helpful, but I wouldn't...
Forum: Foo
11-12-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,307
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The odd problem is not a credit card problem but...

The odd problem is not a credit card problem but rather a problem of not ever having or using any credit cards. There may be other problems too, like getting airline tickets or anything else...
11-11-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 10,409
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

That is exactly how I would describe the usual...

That is exactly how I would describe the usual suspects for "goofing" on threads for sport, with references to horse beating, pictures of pig walking and other OT BS and numerous non...
Forum: Foo
11-11-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,307
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Note that few, if any, purchases of stuff made by...

Note that few, if any, purchases of stuff made by private citizens with a credit card are for the purpose of investment, so whether the "stuff" purchased gains or loses value over time is irrelevant....
11-11-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 10,409
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Don't forget the numerous non...

Don't forget the numerous non helpful/negative/snarky responses by the usual suspects for "goofing" on threads for sport, with references to horse beating and other OT BS as well references or hints...
Forum: Foo
11-11-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

That dimmest of dim bulbs was not a Philly brand...

That dimmest of dim bulbs was not a Philly brand dim bulb, but rather the type that seem to be a specialty export from NYC.
Forum: Foo
11-11-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,307
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

?? "Love them" - Love who/what? Who is...

??

"Love them" - Love who/what?

Who is passing judgement on whom?

Please explain.
Forum: Foo
11-10-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,307
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Not the same boat at all! The boat that you...

Not the same boat at all!

The boat that you are using, paying cash instead of using the boat of a no cost (when paid on time) credit card with cash back rewards is the reason you are not getting...
11-10-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,886
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I think it very unlikely that any motorist who...

I think it very unlikely that any motorist who stops to"discuss" a negative street encounter/incident with a cyclist, will think that the cyclist is not 100% at fault for whatever has the motorist...
11-10-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,274
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Thanks for your observation and estimate.

Thanks for your observation and estimate.
11-08-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 206,254
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to The Conquering Tide: War in...

Finished listening to The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944, by Ian Toll.
Finished listening to Dereliction of Duty: Johnson, McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies...
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