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Forum: Touring
03-15-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,600
Posted By skookum

If you saw how slowly thiings like digital health...

If you saw how slowly thiings like digital health records have been adopted here, you would think 10 years is optimistic.
I did read something tonight about how the EU is likely to move fairly...
Forum: Touring
03-12-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,213
Posted By skookum

Those things are getting harder to find as time...

Those things are getting harder to find as time goes by. I have an 83 original stumpjumper, first generation mountain bike, that was used on the trails in the Canadian Rockies. I put dropped bars on...
03-01-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By skookum

I usually get about 100km per charge, city...

I usually get about 100km per charge, city riding, some short hills, stop and go.
Cycle Analyst is telling me about 10Wh/km, which is a bit high for me, I have an 828 Wh battery, but I try to charge...
02-21-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By skookum

You've posted that before, I love that bike, its...

You've posted that before, I love that bike, its a classic.
I especially like the chainguard. What a cool bike!
If I see a classy old bike like that, I will buy it and do a conversion.
02-21-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By skookum

I converted an old 1983 Stumpjumper to an ebike....

I converted an old 1983 Stumpjumper to an ebike. I love it, but the massive battery pack gives away the game. Also all the wires everywhere.
02-21-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 870
Posted By skookum

Yeah it is a bit of a weird approach. I have a...

Yeah it is a bit of a weird approach.
I have a Jones Plus LWB and it is a great bike. An electric version would be fantastic.
I'm not going to rush out and order one, although I suspect it would be...
Forum: Touring
02-16-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By skookum

I personally cannot stand having a vehicle right...

I personally cannot stand having a vehicle right behind me at riding speed all day. It drives me nuts. That is just me.
Forum: Touring
02-12-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,632
Posted By skookum

Last summer in the National Parks, some...

Last summer in the National Parks, some campgrounds were closed and others opened late and closed early, all because of covid. And there were more campers than usual, so you can imagine the...
Forum: Touring
02-03-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,632
Posted By skookum

Wait until you get vaccinated. The risk from...

Wait until you get vaccinated. The risk from staying in hotels is low. Maybe stay away from trains if it bothers you.
01-01-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,493
Posted By skookum

Put him in solitary confinement and make him...

Put him in solitary confinement and make him listen to KISS piped in 24/7, and never allow him contact with other people.

Oh wait,...isn't that somebody we know..?
12-23-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,499
Posted By skookum

Scary. Wouldn't want Putin (or anyone else) to...

Scary. Wouldn't want Putin (or anyone else) to know you are at a KISS concert.
12-23-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By skookum

Which is worse for your health, contracting covid...

Which is worse for your health, contracting covid or listening to Poison or Kiss?


Getting the virus at a concert is double jeopardy.

Stay home, stay safe.
12-16-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,450
Posted By skookum

Two things strike me when I read this article. ...

Two things strike me when I read this article.

1) It is about droplet dispersal patterns and is about the physics, it says nothing about infectious dose - it leaves that to the imagination.

2)...
12-13-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,502
Posted By skookum

That quotation sums up the covid crisis quite...

That quotation sums up the covid crisis quite well.

I amgetting the feeling that we still dont understand how this virus spreads, that maybe there is another factor that we are missing. But, hey...
12-13-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,499
Posted By skookum

Even if 99.7% recover, there are a large number...

Even if 99.7% recover, there are a large number that have significant long term problems. It is much worse than something like flu in that instance.
If it spreads so fast that hospitals are...
12-11-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,361
Posted By skookum

I've been a Stampeders fan since I was 10 years...

I've been a Stampeders fan since I was 10 years old. But I dont know if the CFL is going to survive the pandemic. They cancelled their season this year, which looks smart in retrospect.

Hockey is...
12-10-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,695
Posted By skookum

FDA advisory panel recommends Emergency Use...

FDA advisory panel recommends Emergency Use Authorization for Pfizer vax.

Stat news...
12-10-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,499
Posted By skookum

Evidence?

Evidence?
12-10-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,499
Posted By skookum

You can find all this information online if you...

You can find all this information online if you so desire.




To know what?

Most adverse effects show up in the first weeks after vaccination. All of these trials had to wait at least two...
12-02-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,695
Posted By skookum

Hey, its your life. Just don't endanger anybody...

Hey, its your life. Just don't endanger anybody else
12-02-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,695
Posted By skookum

You're risking your health just listening to...

You're risking your health just listening to those bands.
11-23-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,695
Posted By skookum

More comment on the AstraZeneca vax: Stat...

More comment on the AstraZeneca vax:

Stat news (https://www.statnews.com/2020/11/23/astrazeneca-covid-19-vaccine-is-70-effective-on-average-early-data-show/)
11-23-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,695
Posted By skookum

This one is interesting in that they had two...

This one is interesting in that they had two dosing regimes and the lower dose regime had greater efficacy.



62% would have seemed good two weeks ago, but now we are expecting 90% efficacy.
...
11-21-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,171
Posted By skookum

As others have pointed out, its a well produced...

As others have pointed out, its a well produced video. He probably could have cut the time in half and made the same points.
He is over thinking the situation. We do tend to pigeon hole people,...
11-18-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,695
Posted By skookum

An interesting article on the bigger picture of...

An interesting article on the bigger picture of vaccine and other drug development and incentives for Big Pharma. Well worth reading.It had this to say about the SARS vaccine:

Unherd...
11-17-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,695
Posted By skookum

Here is an article on a potential common cold...

Here is an article on a potential common cold vaccine, from 2017.
https://www.sciencealert.com/a-scientist-just-registered-a-patent-for-a-common-cold-vaccine
...
11-11-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,695
Posted By skookum

Why do people keep saying there has never been a...

Why do people keep saying there has never been a vaccine against a coronavirus? There are vaccines against animal coronaviruses. A vaccine was developed against SARS, but the disease was suppressed...
11-10-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,189
Posted By skookum

Nice looking bike. Any details?

Nice looking bike. Any details?
11-09-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,649
Posted By skookum

Pfizer announces that their vaccine has an...

Pfizer announces that their vaccine has an efficacy of >90%.

Very preliminary data and many cautions apply. I would be cautiously optimistic, but this is definitely good news

.Covid-19 vaccine...
11-05-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,086
Posted By skookum

The number by itself is fairly useless, but as a...

The number by itself is fairly useless, but as a standard to compare bicycle gearing and wheel diameter combos between different set ups, it is useful.
If you can get everyone to agree on, and start...
10-26-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 981
Posted By skookum

The OP is trolling, just look at all the other...

The OP is trolling, just look at all the other stupid threads he started.

I agree adding a dynohub to an ebike is redundant, but there is a how-to video from Shutter Precision that shows exactly...
10-26-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 981
Posted By skookum

If you have an ebike you might have enough extra...

If you have an ebike you might have enough extra juice to heat your gloves.

Tons of discussion of the dynamo/battery topic in the touring forum.
10-22-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,834
Posted By skookum

There are a number of effective vaccines for...

There are a number of effective vaccines for animal coronaviruses.
10-21-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,695
Posted By skookum

Speculative nonsense is still nonsense. There is...

Speculative nonsense is still nonsense. There is enough scary, depressing stuff about this pandemic without making stuff up.
10-19-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,649
Posted By skookum

Yes. Maybe that is the upside of an authoritarian...

Yes. Maybe that is the upside of an authoritarian police state.
10-19-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,695
Posted By skookum

That is nonsense. The virus can remain detectable...

That is nonsense. The virus can remain detectable for a considerable time in laboratory conditions. There is no evidence that infectious doses can be transmitted long distances by air like dust from...
10-18-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,913
Posted By skookum

I might get flack for this, but I'm going to link...

I might get flack for this, but I'm going to link to Jan Heine's Myths in Cycling (1): Wider Tires Are Slower (https://www.renehersecycles.com/12-myths-in-cycling-1-wider-tires-are-slower/)
10-16-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,554
Posted By skookum

We just celebrated our Thanksgiving last weekend...

We just celebrated our Thanksgiving last weekend here in Canada. Our family just had close immediate family over for dinner, no extended family, cousins, friends etc. Most people I have spoken with...
10-16-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,649
Posted By skookum

If you read the letter from Pfizer chairman...

If you read the letter from Pfizer chairman Albert Bourla, you will see that the November date is based on the two month safety period after the last dose was given. They actually don't know if they...
10-13-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,728
Posted By skookum

Good question. Definitely do not charge the...

Good question. Definitely do not charge the battery when the temperature is below about 5 C. Room temperature is better. From what I have read, Lithium batteries are less affected by cold than most...
10-02-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,099
Posted By skookum

Bennies have always worked well for me.

Bennies have always worked well for me.
10-02-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,108
Posted By skookum

Good info, thanks.

Good info, thanks.
Forum: Touring
08-29-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,569
Posted By skookum

I saw a couple of guys with "yuge" backpacks and...

I saw a couple of guys with "yuge" backpacks and mountain bikes at a trailhead a couple of days ago. It looked uncomfortable. The geezers say "load your bike, not your back", but whatever.

Get on...
Forum: Touring
08-27-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,569
Posted By skookum

No. The hipsters who are into bike packing,...

No.

The hipsters who are into bike packing, don't have bikes that will take racks and panniers. Besides that gear is totally uncool.


The geezers who have bike toured all over the world and...
07-31-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,227
Posted By skookum

It's sad to hear when anyone dies before their...

It's sad to hear when anyone dies before their time. Herman Cain was not the kind of person I would have supported,
yet it is sad, to see somebody die (partly?) because of their support of a...
07-26-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,649
Posted By skookum

It wasn't that funny.

It wasn't that funny.
07-26-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,649
Posted By skookum

I am going to be pedantic and point out that a...

I am going to be pedantic and point out that a light year is a measure of distance, not time.
07-15-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,043
Posted By skookum

The idea is that in the absence of a vaccine,...

The idea is that in the absence of a vaccine, herd immunity is the only thing that will slow the growth of the virus in a population.







So, not a panacea, but the only way to see the end...
07-15-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,861
Posted By skookum

It must be a conspiracy! You're just not thinking...

It must be a conspiracy! You're just not thinking hard enough.
07-07-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By skookum

I thought the nextstrain genomic epidemiology...

I thought the nextstrain genomic epidemiology data put a fairly definite limit on when the first case in the US could have arrived?

Its pretty fashionable to claim you were sick late last fall or...
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