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03-27-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,105
Posted By Kapusta

This does not mean what you seem to think it...

This does not mean what you seem to think it means.

There is a reason that the people trying to misinform you only show you that screenshot, rather than the actual link to the actual page:...
03-26-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,105
Posted By wphamilton

It was more than that for an ambulance ride to...

It was more than that for an ambulance ride to another hospital - because the hospital that my insurance company insisted on didn't have ICU capability for a chest tube. ER itself would have been...
03-25-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,105
Posted By Kapusta

How are you defining “panic”? I define it as...

How are you defining “panic”? I define it as over-reacting and doing stupid things as a result.

Other then people buying more toilet paper than they need, I’m not seeing panic. If anything I am...
03-23-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,105
Posted By Maelochs

Yeah .... Americans seem to have forgotten that...

Yeah .... Americans seem to have forgotten that the only reason we can enjoy such broad personal liberty is because our forefathers pulled together and sacrificed, time and again.

Now it is our...
03-22-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By Bassmanbob

I've been training for this moment for so long...

I've been training for this moment for so long...
03-20-20, 05:02 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,518
Posted By livedarklions

Please keep this statistical nonsense and...

Please keep this statistical nonsense and argument out of this thread please. Keep riding your bike is ok advice, but both of you are talking about stuff you know nothing about. Governor Newsom is...
03-20-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,518
Posted By tomato coupe

You really should give up trying to calculate...

You really should give up trying to calculate percentages. The worldwide death rate is just over 4%. (10,048 deaths, 245,913 cases)
03-19-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,518
Posted By Moishe

Yes, this fatuous bit of elementary-school...

Yes, this fatuous bit of elementary-school statistical analysis deserved to be resurrected and called out.

But we should cut Raj some slack. He is merely a little bit behind the Trump curve. We...
03-19-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,105
Posted By livedarklions

You're comparing apples and screwdrivers there. ...

You're comparing apples and screwdrivers there. Basically, it is the same disinfectant for both but not at all the same drugs, and the labeling on the disinfectants is more about marketing than...
03-18-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,494
Posted By mr_bill

Right, again, Spain is in LOCKDOWN. You may leave...

Right, again, Spain is in LOCKDOWN. You may leave your house for specific reasons, otherwise you can’t.

No matter WHAT MANNER OF TRANSPORT you use.

This is not bike v anything, it’s uninformed...
03-18-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,105
Posted By MiPeGr

OK...I hate to be *that guy*. But I feel it is...

OK...I hate to be *that guy*. But I feel it is important to say this. Has anyone authenticated this message supposedly from Dr. Yang?

The OP himself states that it is at least 3rd-hand...
03-18-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,494
Posted By livedarklions

For the umpteenth time, Spain has basically put...

For the umpteenth time, Spain has basically put the same restrictions on bicycling as they have driving and everything else. You can only do it for necessary trips. The rule is stay home unless you...
03-17-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,494
Posted By CycleryNorth81

Wait until the anti-vaxxers come out when a...

Wait until the anti-vaxxers come out when a Covid-19 vaccine is develop. They will say the vaccine will actually give you the disease and decrease your earning potential.
03-16-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,494
Posted By ThermionicScott

Do you have a shareable link for this UCLA...

Do you have a shareable link for this UCLA "note"? The CDC and most everything else I've read still says that COVID-19 can be transmitted by airborne droplets:...
03-16-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,518
Posted By Litespud

Exactly - given that the incubation period...

Exactly - given that the incubation period appears to be 1-2 weeks, in the absence of universal testing, we're always going to 1-2 weeks behind the curve. When the county next to us started showing...
03-16-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,518
Posted By fly135

My personal theory and it's 100% conjecture is......

My personal theory and it's 100% conjecture is... Assuming equal strength of immune systems (i.e. take out of equation), how hard you get hit relative to the next guy is dependent on how much...
03-16-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,494
Posted By Koyote

Idiocy is a mild term. The lunacy is that...

Idiocy is a mild term.

The lunacy is that this guy believes that all of these governments are using the Coronavirus as a tool to gain more authoritarian control over their populaces. I'm pretty...
03-16-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,518
Posted By livedarklions

I could take that apart, but it's really not...

I could take that apart, but it's really not worth it, and frankly I don't think either of us is qualified to talk about the wind's effects on a viral load. What you're missing is you're likening...
03-15-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,494
Posted By Koyote

Aaaand the Tinfoil Hat Brigade has officially...

Aaaand the Tinfoil Hat Brigade has officially chimed in.
03-15-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,494
Posted By wolfchild

That's good to know, but I am still a little...

That's good to know, but I am still a little surprised that they would ban recreational cycling...A bike ride is the last place to worry about catching a virus, especially if you're doing a solo ride...
03-15-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,494
Posted By wolfchild

My biggest concern is not the virus itself but...

My biggest concern is not the virus itself but governments passing draconian laws to try an prevent the spread of virus...Bike commuting is safer than using public transit.
03-15-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 11,721
Posted By livedarklions

Obviously, you haven't been vaccinated from...

Obviously, you haven't been vaccinated from Strawmanitis. There's a lot of room between testing almost no one and testing everyone.

You developing a test for qi deficiency? Should we all be...
03-14-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 11,721
Posted By Maelochs

Vaccines are so deadly they killed smallpox,...

Vaccines are so deadly they killed smallpox, polio, measles, and German measles ... and poor, poor, tetanus. We hardly know ye.

Oh, and for the people who still think 2+2=5 .... look at how many...
03-14-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 11,721
Posted By Kapusta

If this outbreak goes where the best experts fear...

If this outbreak goes where the best experts fear it could (and likely will if we donít take more drastic action than we are now) it will be a lot more deaths than any flu outbreak in most of our...
03-14-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 11,721
Posted By wphamilton

Speaking of "pure math", fitting these to a...

Speaking of "pure math", fitting these to a parametric equation it's exponential. Projecting it to 6 weeks would predict 8 million people infected.
03-14-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 11,721
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

To anyone who thinks that a mere <3000 confirmed...

To anyone who thinks that a mere <3000 confirmed cases as of 3/14/2020 is "nothing," I'll ask this- which would you choose for a monthly salary: $25,000 for four weeks or work, or a single penny on...
03-14-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,518
Posted By Tanstaafl

Found this article about riding during the...

Found this article about riding during the Coronavirus

Cycling during Coronavirus...
03-13-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,518
Posted By tomato coupe

1625 at midnight last night, 2282 right now....

1625 at midnight last night, 2282 right now. That's a 40% increase in less than 24 hours. If it continues to spread at that rate, there will be 10x more cases every week. That means about 23,000...
03-13-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,518
Posted By tomato coupe

The number of cases in the U.S. is increasing at...

The number of cases in the U.S. is increasing at a rate of about 40% per day. If it continues to spread at that rate for any length of time, it becomes a very serious problem.
03-13-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,518
Posted By tomato coupe

I'm always reassured by people who can't do...

I'm always reassured by people who can't do simple division.
03-13-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,518
Posted By fooferdoggie

we don't know how many cases we have since we...

we don't know how many cases we have since we have almost no tests.
03-13-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,518
Posted By livedarklions

Where the reported case trace to at this point is...

Where the reported case trace to at this point is probably meaningless. The testing has been so sparse, that's probably a case of "we looked there because the light was brighter". There's an...
03-13-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,518
Posted By AlmostTrick

Get back to us in a few weeks.

Get back to us in a few weeks.
03-12-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,518
Posted By Bill in VA

As a former DC commuter who went from Metro to...

As a former DC commuter who went from Metro to carpool to car (due to job with overtime), I can say that when I went to a carpool from Metro my winter colds and flu rates dropped, and did again in my...
03-12-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,518
Posted By livedarklions

I'm guessing you haven't ridden that many city...

I'm guessing you haven't ridden that many city buses. There's almost no way to get on and off one without putting your hands on multiple surfaces and bars, plus the very likely prospect of getting...
03-11-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 11,721
Posted By livedarklions

I'm not sure why people are having trouble...

I'm not sure why people are having trouble understanding the word "disruption" . I don't think there's any comparison between this and H1N1 at this point. NY State just isolated a major part of a...
03-10-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,178
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Really? OK. So you have an infected pastor...

Really? OK. So you have an infected pastor preaching in a church and he greets everyone at the door and shakes hands. This happened. So what the government, supposing that we had one, needed to do is...
03-09-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By Unca_Sam

It's the same story over and over: "No matter how...

It's the same story over and over: "No matter how fast/strong/big/mean you are, there's always someone 'X'-er than you".
03-09-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 11,721
Posted By Artmo

And by gunshots! About 100 per day and no panic...

And by gunshots! About 100 per day and no panic with that!
03-09-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,178
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

A very serious issue for the US is that most of...

A very serious issue for the US is that most of our medical supplies and many medications come from China. And for financial reasons (they're for-profit and competitive), US hospitals do not stock...
03-09-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,986
Posted By indyfabz

Yep. If you got SARS or Ebola you were likely not...

Yep. If you got SARS or Ebola you were likely not walking around for weeks not knowing you had it and infecting others. Not only that, Ebola is more difficult to transmit.
03-09-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,986
Posted By livedarklions

SARS and Ebola were actually too debilitating and...

SARS and Ebola were actually too debilitating and fatal to spread as much. A lot of people are likely to get the coronavirus and not get very sick and will give it to someone who will get very sick...
03-07-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 11,721
Posted By Kapusta

The CDC, WHO, and pretty much all the experts...

The CDC, WHO, and pretty much all the experts seem to think otherwise.

The mode of transmission is similar to the flu, possibly just a tad slower. BUT (and this is a huge) there is currently no...
03-07-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,178
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

That statement from the SG is one of the...

That statement from the SG is one of the stupidest things I've seen but what do we expect? The "information" I have seen coming from our Federal government is very much at odds with what I'm seeing...
03-07-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,178
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Going to the gym is more a public health issue...

Going to the gym is more a public health issue than a personal concern. Your chance of getting the virus at the gym is vary low if you wipe everything off before and after like you're supposed to do...
03-07-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,178
Posted By bruce19

One big problem is the supply chain for just...

One big problem is the supply chain for just about everything. Approx. 80% of the medication used in the US, for instance, are actually made in China. I've heard that Apple,Starbucks and Amazon...
03-04-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,986
Posted By mstateglfr

This is a cycling forum. Topics will be...

This is a cycling forum. Topics will be about...cycling. When components arent available itll naturally be discussed since, you know, this is a cycling forum.

Your dismissive 'find another'...
03-04-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,986
Posted By livedarklions

Pretty sure no one who actually knows anything...

Pretty sure no one who actually knows anything about the subject is confident of that. There may not be any reduction at all or it could do what the 1918 flu did, take a lull over the summer, then...
03-03-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 11,721
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

And every hipster doofus knows that the best...

And every hipster doofus knows that the best thing to put on your Coronavirus is a wedge of Lyme disease.
03-03-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 11,721
Posted By downhillmaster

Uhh, this. In his defense though I am fairly...

Uhh, this.
In his defense though I am fairly certain that he first went to the Corona beer website and found no answers there :thumb:
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