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10-31-20, 08:24 AM
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Views: 807
Posted By livedarklions

Total horsecrap. I was a grand juror a few years...

Total horsecrap. I was a grand juror a few years back. One of the cases we dealt with involved pimping young girls on Craigslist. The reason they had to take down the whole "personals" section of...
10-31-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 807
Posted By livedarklions

A. Not jumping to conclusions at all, there's...

A. Not jumping to conclusions at all, there's enough there that I cannot safely assume it's not stolen. I'm going to err on the side of not buying stolen goods any day. And yes, if I don't know...
10-31-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 807
Posted By livedarklions

It's really stupid from a legal perspective as...

It's really stupid from a legal perspective as well. Someone who gets busted selling stolen goods could try to plead their way out of it by setting up buyers for the cops.
10-31-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 807
Posted By livedarklions

Serious indicators it may be stolen. When you...

Serious indicators it may be stolen. When you willfully ignore that to "rescue the frame", you are creating the demand for the product and are therefore morally complicit. "They could find it if...
10-31-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 807
Posted By livedarklions

Not if it's stolen out of a garage or house. ...

Not if it's stolen out of a garage or house. Also, I've seen enough wheels locked to bike racks to know that this could easily happen if someone got lazy with their 2 lock strategy and only used one...
10-31-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 807
Posted By livedarklions

The logic of posting this meme here sucks. ...

The logic of posting this meme here sucks.

If you buy it, you're jumping to the conclusion it's ok. If you don't buy it, you're risking erring on the side of caution, which is a vanishingly small...
10-31-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 807
Posted By livedarklions

Some drug other than meth, this might be a more...

Some drug other than meth, this might be a more valid objection, but it has a really high addiction rate and while I wouldn't trust the precise statistic on proportions of property thieves, I find it...
10-31-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 807
Posted By livedarklions

Really dumb idea. If it gets seized as evidence,...

Really dumb idea. If it gets seized as evidence, op will be out the money he paid for it. And I really don't want to argue the rather obvious moral issues you're just skipping over.
10-31-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 807
Posted By livedarklions

Kinda skipping the part about the cable lock,...

Kinda skipping the part about the cable lock, aren't you? That's pretty damn suspicious.
10-31-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,636
Posted By livedarklions

This whole discussion is kind of a throwback to...

This whole discussion is kind of a throwback to conventional wisdom of the 1960s. Schwinns were heavy and relatively expensive, but generally built like a tank. Huffy and Murray were a little lighter...
10-31-20, 04:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,112
Posted By livedarklions

I tried that once. Gave it to my son.

I tried that once. Gave it to my son.
10-31-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,112
Posted By livedarklions

That was my read as well. My reaction at the...

That was my read as well. My reaction at the time was that I hoped he was okay because that post just screamed inner demons. It was so out of left field, I didn't take it personally. I hope he's...
10-30-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,112
Posted By livedarklions

I actually tracked down his tirade against me,...

I actually tracked down his tirade against me, and it was even weirder than I remembered it. I couldn't remember the thread topic, but of course it was Di2....
10-30-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,112
Posted By livedarklions

I like Tim, but having been on the other end of a...

I like Tim, but having been on the other end of a completely irrational rant from him, I think it probably was just a matter of time before he was going to get himself banned. His tirade at me was...
10-30-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 368
Posted By livedarklions

Like I said above, though, in the meantime, the...

Like I said above, though, in the meantime, the person might have waited several weeks to get that 94 seconds.

I agreed with you above when you implied that the PCP needs to screen for other...
10-30-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,112
Posted By livedarklions

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10-30-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 368
Posted By livedarklions

I do know that at least one of the people you're...

I do know that at least one of the people you're scolding here is an actual medical doctor, so I think I'd probably go with his judgment on whether this referral was appropriate over yours, COVID...
10-30-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,433
Posted By livedarklions

Busted? Not sure how that's anything you...

Busted?

Not sure how that's anything you need to "cop" to.
10-30-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,636
Posted By livedarklions

During WWII, the original mission for the B-29...

During WWII, the original mission for the B-29 bomber was high level bombing of Japan. However, it turns out that the jet stream flows directly over Japan at that altitude, so that the bombers were...
10-30-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,433
Posted By livedarklions

I think the problem is with the term "processed"...

I think the problem is with the term "processed" which, as I'm sure you are aware really has no meaningful definition. Any food that is cooked, peeled, juiced or whatever is processed in some way....
10-30-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,636
Posted By livedarklions

Nope, if you want to get into an argument with ...

Nope, if you want to get into an argument with me, you'll have to assert that a skin suit gives you major aero benefits at 15 mph. I forget how many pages were wasted on that one.
10-30-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,636
Posted By livedarklions

Like I said above, I am not defending his wind...

Like I said above, I am not defending his wind physics because I don't believe they're correct, just explaining how I deal with high headwinds in a manner that mitigates the aero effects. I'm not...
10-30-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,433
Posted By livedarklions

Just out of curiosity, how many people advocating...

Just out of curiosity, how many people advocating the use of whey protein also rail on about the evils of processed food?
10-30-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,636
Posted By livedarklions

I don't know if I've ever ridden into a headwind...

I don't know if I've ever ridden into a headwind that strong, but my experience with headwinds generally is you push hard between the gusts and/or you adjust your direction so it's not fully in your...
10-30-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,636
Posted By livedarklions

I don't agree with the "poking fun" part of that,...

I don't agree with the "poking fun" part of that, I think he's utterly sincere, and while I'm not going to defend his wind physics, I also think a lot of the stuff he comes up with are ingenious ways...
10-30-20, 05:09 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,636
Posted By livedarklions

Is it ok to respond to this by saying cubewheels...

Is it ok to respond to this by saying cubewheels is one of my favorite bf members? Even when we disagree about something, he's completely civil, and he has a totally different approach to riding...
10-30-20, 04:51 AM
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Views: 107,812
Posted By livedarklions

Yesterday, I was considering doing a Mr. Bill...

Yesterday, I was considering doing a Mr. Bill clause allowing "everything must go"!
10-29-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 839
Posted By livedarklions

Garbage in, garbage out.

Garbage in, garbage out.
10-29-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 839
Posted By livedarklions

Your logic is a bit off here. If we knew this...

Your logic is a bit off here. If we knew this was going to top out at some number of deaths close to where we are now, the mask wearing would end tomorrow. We're at 225,000 deaths in a matter of...
10-29-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By livedarklions

Toothpick McDentalfloss. He rides for the...

Toothpick McDentalfloss. He rides for the Colgate team.
10-29-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,636
Posted By livedarklions

I think they should fill the frames with mercury,...

I think they should fill the frames with mercury, leaving enough room inside for the liquid to slosh around on the turns. Not sure what the effect would be, but I'll bet it makes you stronger!
10-29-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,568
Posted By livedarklions

A lot of appointments are now telehealth so in...

A lot of appointments are now telehealth so in some ways getting a med check done has gotten easier. Do you own a BP cuff?
10-29-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,636
Posted By livedarklions

I just think they should have a UCI weight class...

I just think they should have a UCI weight class system--a "heavyweight" division where the minimum bike weight is 60 pounds might be a lot of fun.
10-29-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,636
Posted By livedarklions

Seriously, though, I think the reason this won't...

Seriously, though, I think the reason this won't happen even if racers rediscover power is that the handling of a heavy bike is so different, especially on turns. I do expect that someone is going...
10-29-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,636
Posted By livedarklions

Sorry, but that's horse crap. I think it's a...

Sorry, but that's horse crap. I think it's a matter of preference based on one's riding habits, and neither is objectively better for training. Also, that "higher speeds would be unsafe" is one...
10-29-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,636
Posted By livedarklions

Here's where I think you're getting in over your...

Here's where I think you're getting in over your head in this "argument". If you want to say "under this particular set of circumstances, a heavier bike might give you a better workout than a...
10-29-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,568
Posted By livedarklions

Sorry, I thought you were making a VD joke. ...

Sorry, I thought you were making a VD joke.

Careful with that BP! No one took over the GP's practice?
10-29-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By livedarklions

Colorado is definitely not Texas. No law...

Colorado is definitely not Texas.

No law against riding in crosswalks in Colorado statutory law or Aurora ordinances. Colorado statute reads:

A person riding a bicycle or electrical assisted...
10-29-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,568
Posted By livedarklions

I am since the antibiotics.

I am since the antibiotics.
10-29-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,636
Posted By livedarklions

I was agreeing with you.

I was agreeing with you.
10-29-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,107
Posted By livedarklions

Take off my Serotta decal, I take off your face....

Take off my Serotta decal, I take off your face. My BD enormous "Motobecane" logo I covered up with silly stickers.

Good trend spot, OP. I think you're absolutely right that the big logo era seems...
10-29-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,636
Posted By livedarklions

I've ridden with 30 pounds of groceries on my...

I've ridden with 30 pounds of groceries on my bike quite a few times, there's no way I can accelerate as fast as I can on an unladen bike. But I've never experienced a situation where I thought the...
10-29-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,636
Posted By livedarklions

You're assuming that the "correct" measure of the...

You're assuming that the "correct" measure of the quality of workout is effort per mile. For me, the far more relevant measure would be effort per hour, and for those, there's really no significant...
10-29-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,636
Posted By livedarklions

Like I said, different riders, different cities. ...

Like I said, different riders, different cities. I'm covering a lot more ground riding a fast light bike in the Boston area than I could do on a heavy bike. Whatever workout gain I get from the...
10-29-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,636
Posted By livedarklions

From experience, I can state categorically this...

From experience, I can state categorically this is true. When people have asked me whether they should spend the money for a lighter bike, my first question is usually whether they're going to need...
10-29-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,636
Posted By livedarklions

Just as a matter of math, I don't think this is...

Just as a matter of math, I don't think this is true. There's nothing that prevents you from putting the same level of effort into riding a lighter bike, the performance curves will just be...
10-29-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,568
Posted By livedarklions

Does this pattern look familiar? Repeats same for...

Does this pattern look familiar? Repeats same for falls, cancer and heart disease--people who suffer those have low levels of vitamin D, but no effect for supplementation when double-blinded, and no...
10-28-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,568
Posted By livedarklions

Someone on this thread doesn't understand the...

Someone on this thread doesn't understand the concept of confounding variables. Hint: it's not you.
10-28-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,250
Posted By livedarklions

Well, as I've said before, I don't want to risk...

Well, as I've said before, I don't want to risk getting stranded at the corner of I Smell Cow Poop and Is That Poison Ivy.
10-28-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,692
Posted By livedarklions

I see that now, but I didn't link it. Actually I...

I see that now, but I didn't link it. Actually I missed it which is why I didn't know what BNBB was responding to.
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