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08-16-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By Paul Barnard

https://www.nola.com/news/article_91ff58d8-45c9-58...

https://www.nola.com/news/article_91ff58d8-45c9-5848-ab0a-6c10cd08dc48.html
08-15-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By Paul Barnard

I am a boating safety professional by trade. ...

I am a boating safety professional by trade. Understanding cycling safety has similar challenges. To have decent data, you need to know the number of "exposure hours." It is just not possible to...
08-15-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,109
Posted By Paul Barnard

What? This is the internet. I am pretty sure...

What? This is the internet. I am pretty sure that is illegal.
08-15-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,109
Posted By Paul Barnard

I don't think that's the correct measure to...

I don't think that's the correct measure to determine if video cameras are having a deterrence effect. Has the incidence of robberies decreased since the use of cameras has become widespread? I...
08-15-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,507
Posted By Paul Barnard

https://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/michael...

https://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/michael-drejkas-stand-your-ground-defense-will-go-to-a-jury-not-a-judge-20190531/
08-15-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,507
Posted By Paul Barnard

You were typing as I was, and your post could not...

You were typing as I was, and your post could not have been more timely. The law does not use the words "feel fearful." The man that got shoved to the ground and used deadly force has been charged...
08-15-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,507
Posted By Paul Barnard

I suspect this thread will be shut down. I'll...

I suspect this thread will be shut down. I'll take a moment to try to shine a little light on the topic of self-defense for cyclists just in case the mods decide to let it stand.

THROW AWAY the...
08-15-19, 04:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,507
Posted By Paul Barnard

The motorcyclist may claim stand your ground but...

The motorcyclist may claim stand your ground but from the information presented here the stand your ground law defense won't work. Have you ever read the law? If so how does it differ from the...
08-13-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,181
Posted By Paul Barnard

I'll give you one real quick here. I live about...

I'll give you one real quick here. I live about 3 miles from a bike path on the MS River Levee. I can pedal there without encountering any heavy traffic if I stay off of W. Metairie Rd. W Metairie...
08-12-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,822
Posted By Paul Barnard

Any time I see videos like this I put myself in...

Any time I see videos like this I put myself in the position of both operators and asked what I could have done differently. In this case it's pretty obvious what the motorist did wrong. If they...
08-12-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,181
Posted By Paul Barnard

I will continue to break traffic laws when it...

I will continue to break traffic laws when it serves the greater good of my safety and overall traffic flow. I don't feel any duty whatsoever to appease law breaking motorists by not breaking the...
08-12-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,181
Posted By Paul Barnard

Although I do sometimes have something to say to...

Although I do sometimes have something to say to mouthy drivers, for the most part I just let the verbal harassment go. Buzz me or endanger me, and I will engage you. I have motioned for people to...
08-05-19, 08:00 PM
08-04-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,075
Posted By Paul Barnard

I accelerated from a near stop into a left turn. ...

I accelerated from a near stop into a left turn. The road was worn concrete with polished rock tops showing through. It had just rained a little bit. Bontrager Hardcase tires. I spun out on...
08-02-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,579
Posted By Paul Barnard

My brother lives in New Albany. He does weekend...

My brother lives in New Albany. He does weekend rides out through Westerville and the roads to the east of it. Many of them are lightly traveled by autos, and bicycles are a common part of the...
08-01-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 998
Posted By Paul Barnard

Best or most practical solution not likely to...

Best or most practical solution not likely to find you having a conversation with law enforcement?
08-01-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,488
Posted By Paul Barnard

No.

No.
07-31-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,896
Posted By Paul Barnard

I am a fisherman. Am I ever familiar with the...

I am a fisherman. Am I ever familiar with the annoyances of a glass screen when using polarized glasses. I have to remove them to see the electronic screens on my boat.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 21,855
Posted By Paul Barnard

Sometimes these wandering, pointless threads end...

Sometimes these wandering, pointless threads end up becoming useful. This one, for example, showed me that Indyfab is not nearly as ugly as I had envisioned him being. Sorry Seattle Forrest...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 21,855
Posted By Paul Barnard

There have been questions about why the mods let...

There have been questions about why the mods let a thread like this run. I wonder why they let obvious trolls stay on board.
07-31-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By Paul Barnard

Thanks for that info.

Thanks for that info.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 21,855
Posted By Paul Barnard

Andouille sausage. I prefer tasso, but the store...

Andouille sausage. I prefer tasso, but the store I went to didn't have any.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 870
Posted By Paul Barnard

I have finally net someone with an Adam's apple...

I have finally net someone with an Adam's apple uglier than mine!
07-31-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,896
Posted By Paul Barnard

Yes sir. I agree completely.

Yes sir. I agree completely.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 21,855
Posted By Paul Barnard

I was wondering where to ask this question. This...

I was wondering where to ask this question. This thread seems like the best place. Should I use aluminum or stainless for my maque choux, coated or bare surface?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 21,855
Posted By Paul Barnard

I hate to take a serious tone in this thread, but...

I hate to take a serious tone in this thread, but after spending a 3 week vacation in the Rockies riding my 1X MTB, I am sending it packing. I much preferred my previous 3X.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 21,855
Posted By Paul Barnard

How are you liking your Litespeed?

How are you liking your Litespeed?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,607
Posted By Paul Barnard

I would argue that a collection of anecdotal...

I would argue that a collection of anecdotal evidence like we have here is of value. I am running 4000s on two of my bikes. I love them. I don't intend to strip them off and toss them, but when...
07-31-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By Paul Barnard

The few pics I saw seemed to show a low speed...

The few pics I saw seemed to show a low speed road with lots of markings that should have suggested low speed. Maybe my memory isn't serving me well, and it was a 70 MPH road. And since we are...
07-31-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,896
Posted By Paul Barnard

You read into it. Almost all common distractions...

You read into it. Almost all common distractions can be managed safely. That includes reading my phone screen.
07-30-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,896
Posted By Paul Barnard

Driving itself is a full of distractions. ...

Driving itself is a full of distractions. Reading road signage, for example is part of the driving experience, but it does draw your attention away from the physical part of driving. I have driven...
07-30-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,896
Posted By Paul Barnard

I drew a Ford Fusion Hybrid from the motor pool a...

I drew a Ford Fusion Hybrid from the motor pool a year or so ago. It had over 70 buttons.
07-30-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By Paul Barnard

That's the way I read it the first time. If...

That's the way I read it the first time. If that's the case she was hit from behind. If that's the case, I stand by my earlier comment.
07-30-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,370
Posted By Paul Barnard

I can't help but think Bernal is the face of the...

I can't help but think Bernal is the face of the TDF for the next decade. He's incredibly strong and talented and is still improving. Colombia placed 3 in the top 8 this year. That impressed the...
07-30-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By Paul Barnard

Your question caused me to go back and read the...

Your question caused me to go back and read the link again. I was under the mistaken impression she was hit from behind. Belay my comments!
07-30-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By Paul Barnard

Unless the rider swerved directly into the path...

Unless the rider swerved directly into the path of the truck, the truck driver should have been able to see her and slow in time. Was there a blind bend or other obstruction that may have kept the...
07-26-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 9,254
Posted By Paul Barnard

Things certainly got interesting. Colombia is...

Things certainly got interesting. Colombia is making an incredible showing for itself.
07-25-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 102,837
Posted By Paul Barnard

https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/6729...

https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/67294058_10217082226882334_7437954308001234944_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_eui2=AeEsMWQB1m5DxMSJSOhF3sblkyNh4yREs95uk9D-c3IWLK0IcsYqhC9hCJLazvxZfIvjzPP2xl6Omd8Q...
07-22-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,420
Posted By Paul Barnard

I didn't change your name. Something in the...

I didn't change your name. Something in the system did.

You still have not participated in the discussion yous started. Only this aside with me.

This isn't a headline news service. It's a...
07-21-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 102,837
Posted By Paul Barnard

https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/6643...

https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/66438778_10216973742850301_1503002966053879808_o.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_eui2=AeFPlDw6gS3-l91w775nB2VqTLrhT8twd7Ar53ceLNSvQn9rxNHihL6bDNlaeuWEo1fY-IDjUqnGA3Nx...
07-21-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 102,837
Posted By Paul Barnard

https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/6639...

https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/66397102_10216994765575856_1453290879971229696_n.jpg?_nc_cat=109&_nc_eui2=AeF74M4aFn7hWqHwthzLrwEjLY2fvetwQOXiVC5R_nHEzcE38Dy8pwqe0fNgAc4gytj8O0u6Jr-TBnXR...
07-21-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 102,837
Posted By Paul Barnard

https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/6722...

https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/67226704_10217032826967367_631461497905610752_o.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_eui2=AeFshl6GsGV2cemaW7rrbWySLTelGzAgEvs2wdP6WBIHzPbe3e2bndLc_YeFI0NxycM63DAPpIyTifKdI...
07-21-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 102,837
Posted By Paul Barnard

https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/6740...

https://scontent-den4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/67405807_10217038732354998_5552419671707222016_n.jpg?_nc_cat=100&_nc_eui2=AeFjBqt37ngKcVqrsW9SXMA53t4z9JJ_CInPXkX9p4OqxRkkpLKn-OHIxOHrRhXFk1f1A2WO0LcQQBay...
07-21-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,758
Posted By Paul Barnard

If you don't want to wear a Headsweats or...

If you don't want to wear a Headsweats or anything else under your helmet, use a zinc sunscreen. Zinc won't burn your eyes like many of the other sunscreens. Avobenzene is the culprit behind much of...
07-21-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,232
Posted By Paul Barnard

If I were going to double lock it, I think one of...

If I were going to double lock it, I think one of the locks would be a hitch pin lock and one would be a cable. That way a would be thief has to employ multiple tools to defeat it. That is a very...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,862
Posted By Paul Barnard

Are you certain it's the BB that is squeaking? ...

Are you certain it's the BB that is squeaking? Squeaks can be very hard to trace. If you are certain it is the BB, the shop should adjust it free of charge given the age of the bike. That's why we...
07-19-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,298
Posted By Paul Barnard

It's going to happen from time to time that...

It's going to happen from time to time that motorists don't like, agree with or understand our strategies. No big deal. When I am coming to a place where I will have to move into a lane I try to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By Paul Barnard

You've made it obvious that you seek disagreement...

You've made it obvious that you seek disagreement and confrontation. Be well.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By Paul Barnard

He delineated two different scenarios for the...

He delineated two different scenarios for the shop. The stock the shops buy at the beginning of the year is the first. If the shop has those leftover, the shop will eat the price reduction. When a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By Paul Barnard

His message was clear and not contradictory to...

His message was clear and not contradictory to me. But I sought to understand his message rather than find fault with it. If you'll ponder it a bit more, I think you'll get his meaning, even if it...
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