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06-17-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,988
Posted By Paul Barnard

Well that was short lived.

Well that was short lived.
06-17-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,988
Posted By Paul Barnard

There are some flashers that are so bright that...

There are some flashers that are so bright that on a narrow path if I am looking ahead as I should be, then they are uncomfortably bright. Bright to the point it affects my vision. It's simply not...
06-17-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,988
Posted By Paul Barnard

I ride a tree shaded trail quite often. I have...

I ride a tree shaded trail quite often. I have no trouble seeing cyclists who don't have lights. It's called paying attention.
06-17-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,988
Posted By Paul Barnard

That's an incredibly selfish view to take. The...

That's an incredibly selfish view to take. The same could be said of me burning my brights on a motor vehicle during the day.
Forum: Introductions
06-13-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By Paul Barnard

Welcome to the forum. Your knees will thank you...

Welcome to the forum. Your knees will thank you for cycling!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,798
Posted By Paul Barnard

I can say with unwavering certainty it's the...

I can say with unwavering certainty it's the engine. I have made some really fast bikes go agonizingly slow.
06-10-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,298
Posted By Paul Barnard

I am saving my money for this one. ...

I am saving my money for this one.
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06-07-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,457
Posted By Paul Barnard

I see spontaneous combustion in your future.

I see spontaneous combustion in your future.
06-07-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,724
Posted By Paul Barnard

The new breed of forum trolls have become so...

The new breed of forum trolls have become so unimaginative.
06-07-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,764
Posted By Paul Barnard

I firmly believe the unpredictable actions of...

I firmly believe the unpredictable actions of pedestrians who hear "on your left" are overstated. Significantly. I'd go so far as to say some posters are making stuff up. I would encourage anyone...
05-29-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,451
Posted By Paul Barnard

You'll gain nothing in a practical sense.

You'll gain nothing in a practical sense.
05-27-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,046
Posted By Paul Barnard

No

No
05-26-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By Paul Barnard

Memorial Day Weekend Rides

I did some longish rides through the city yesterday and today. The motorists were exceptionally courteous. Many I encountered on the paths greeted me enthusiastically.
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05-26-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,597
Posted By Paul Barnard

I don't have those two on ignore, but I have...

I don't have those two on ignore, but I have conditioned myself to breeze right past their posts. It's unfortunate too because one of them is a good and knowledgeable guy. I simply can't force...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,650
Posted By Paul Barnard

You are just trying to impress us with your neat...

You are just trying to impress us with your neat freakness aren't you?
05-24-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,597
Posted By Paul Barnard

I am most assuredly not a bully.

I am most assuredly not a bully.
05-24-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,804
Posted By Paul Barnard

Breaking the law is not in and of itself unsafe,...

Breaking the law is not in and of itself unsafe, and in fact can be safer than compliance in certain circumstances. I see no irony in a person sporting swag for a bicycle lawyer network safely...
05-24-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,804
Posted By Paul Barnard

Was there anything unsafe about his actions?

Was there anything unsafe about his actions?
05-21-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,149
Posted By Paul Barnard

It's not required by law here. It's no more...

It's not required by law here. It's no more "directional" than my voice, and it communicates nothing to the uninitiated. With my voice, they will hear "I am easing around your left." I never have...
05-20-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,149
Posted By Paul Barnard

Most people, myself included, that ride our MUPS...

Most people, myself included, that ride our MUPS don't have a bell. I have never found a need for one. When I come up behind someone, I back off the throttle, make verbal contact and pass with...
05-20-19, 04:26 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,202
Posted By Paul Barnard

It means that bikes shouldn't be made out of...

It means that bikes shouldn't be made out of fishing poles.
05-19-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,421
Posted By Paul Barnard

Two Seconds

Standing in my front yard this morning I saw an uncomfortably close call. There's an older (55-60ish) fitness nut that runs and cycles past my house on a near daily basis. When he bikes, he rides...
05-17-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,015
Posted By Paul Barnard

Just one more thing to love about BD!

Just one more thing to love about BD!
05-16-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 16,618
Posted By Paul Barnard

Oddly, tariffs aren't the goal. Tariffs are an...

Oddly, tariffs aren't the goal. Tariffs are an undesirable means to an end of better trade deals. Would any economist look at the US trade deficit and think it's good? Would an economist look at...
05-15-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,624
Posted By Paul Barnard

Am I the only one that finds an irony in an...

Am I the only one that finds an irony in an article that condemns poor bicycle crash reporting, reporting on a bicycle crash so poorly that none of us can figure out what happened in the crash?
05-12-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,801
Posted By Paul Barnard

I have some ponderings about when people in the...

I have some ponderings about when people in the USA use that spelling of behavior, but I am going to keep them to myself.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 04:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,258
Posted By Paul Barnard

Sometimes I really miss Ryan F. He was so much...

Sometimes I really miss Ryan F. He was so much more talented than the new crop we have.
05-01-19, 04:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,761
Posted By Paul Barnard

Why did you not call law enforcement? I love...

Why did you not call law enforcement? I love dogs. I have no tolerance for a POS dog owner. Personally I would have strongly dissuaded that dog from ever doing it again.
04-29-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,526
Posted By Paul Barnard

His threads are quite effective at garnering the...

His threads are quite effective at garnering the attention he craves. For the life of me I don't know why people stand in line to feed a troll, but they do.
04-25-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,442
Posted By Paul Barnard

Most people saw your post for just what it was. ...

Most people saw your post for just what it was. There are those who can't help but try to find conflict. I hope they catch and punish the POS driver. Unfortunately we rarely learn enough details...
04-25-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,442
Posted By Paul Barnard

You see it as victim blaming, and of course...

You see it as victim blaming, and of course that's the easy and intellectually dishonest route. I see his comments as advocating for risk mitigation through avoidance when practicable.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 30,345
Posted By Paul Barnard

Black and blue go great together. Hot.

Black and blue go great together. Hot.
Forum: Touring
08-18-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,636
Posted By Paul Barnard

She's done. I'll take it for a ride tomorrow and...

She's done. I'll take it for a ride tomorrow and let you know what I think.


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07-12-18, 06:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,741
Posted By Paul Barnard

It is interesting to see gravel bikes follow the...

It is interesting to see gravel bikes follow the path mountain bikes did decades ago.
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