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05-29-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 488
Posted By livedarklions

Funny, I went from 0 to 100 miles in about 3...

Funny, I went from 0 to 100 miles in about 3 months 4 years ago and I think my progress to 50 was pretty much like you described yours. I didn't consciously set out to do that, I just found I was...
05-29-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By livedarklions

I'm pretty sure I've never let American Hebbelses...

I'm pretty sure I've never let American Hebbelses to swayed my common sense and love for America what we know.

Is this written in some Putinesque code language?
05-28-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By livedarklions

The key word there is "indoor" . We'll...

The key word there is "indoor" .
We'll probably see more emphasis on ventilation of indoor spaces.
05-28-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,509
Posted By livedarklions

Might want to check the gauge for over-thinking...

Might want to check the gauge for over-thinking stuff.
05-28-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,509
Posted By livedarklions

[QUOTE=Phil_gretz;21501951] I weigh about...

[QUOTE=Phil_gretz;21501951]

I weigh about the same as OP and ride a bit faster, and that's what I run at. Anything higher and I hate the ride, I feel every tiny bump.
05-28-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 71,915
Posted By livedarklions

All the aside stuff about terms, I figured...

All the aside stuff about terms, I figured probably a good idea to repost Mr. Bill's mission:

Next mission: Overground Infrastructure of Underground Public Transportation Infrastructure. (Examples...
05-28-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 71,915
Posted By livedarklions

Lake Havasu and Lake Mead would like to have a...

Lake Havasu and Lake Mead would like to have a word with you.

I probably should have specified that I meant the conventional use of "pond" and "lake". There are definite names for man-made...
05-28-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,456
Posted By livedarklions

That "prevalence >5%" is a very important caveat,...

That "prevalence >5%" is a very important caveat, though. Let's say you're testing a population of 1000 people with an actual prevalence of 2%. If the test is 99.5% accurate, you should get 20...
05-28-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 71,915
Posted By livedarklions

Spy Pond is neither tiny nor man-made. There's...

Spy Pond is neither tiny nor man-made. There's really no rule governing the difference between "lake" and "pond", just a general tendency to name the larger bodies "lake".

Also, there are scads of...
05-28-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,509
Posted By livedarklions

Purveyor of the Trek Ho?

Purveyor of the Trek Ho?
05-28-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,509
Posted By livedarklions

It's the Michelin Uncertainty Principle.

It's the Michelin Uncertainty Principle.
05-27-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,636
Posted By livedarklions

Now there's where you're wrong--my kit is a can...

Now there's where you're wrong--my kit is a can of spinach and.... Guh guh guhguhguh!
05-27-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 71,915
Posted By livedarklions

Well, I'm going to have to sit this one out...

Well, I'm going to have to sit this one out because in NH public transportation doesn't rate an infrastructure, let alone a tunnel of any kind.

tds101 , this assignment might have your name on...
05-27-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 466
Posted By livedarklions

Thanks! I'm very familiar with the Assabet...

Thanks! I'm very familiar with the Assabet because in normal times I ride it on a route from Nashua to Marlborough to form one side of a century triangle, but never took the detour to ride on the...
05-27-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 71,915
Posted By livedarklions

Yes, definitely, but only if you say where it is....

Yes, definitely, but only if you say where it is. Walden?

Name it and assign the mission, welcome back to the game!
05-27-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,508
Posted By livedarklions

Just post the name of the expert. We can...

Just post the name of the expert. We can probably google something with that.
05-27-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 459
Posted By livedarklions

You are so harshing my buzz. Bummer.

You are so harshing my buzz.


Bummer.
05-27-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 466
Posted By livedarklions

What trail is that?

What trail is that?
05-27-20, 07:09 AM
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Views: 71,915
Posted By livedarklions

NEW MISSION: Island in a lake.

NEW MISSION: Island in a lake.
05-27-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,901
Posted By livedarklions

You know that's the classic example of what...

You know that's the classic example of what people say when they're incorrectly believing an urban myth? "I read it in a newspaper, I don't remember when." Humans aren't very good at recalling...
05-27-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 71,915
Posted By livedarklions

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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This is the best I could do pulling to the side of the road on my...
05-26-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 258
Posted By livedarklions

And heat exhaustion can really sneak up on you...

And heat exhaustion can really sneak up on you while riding.
05-26-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 258
Posted By livedarklions

I've been riding with a regular face mask in my...

I've been riding with a regular face mask in my pocket in case I have to get off the bike and go in somewhere or run into an unexpected crowding situation. Maybe just try that first and see if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,067
Posted By livedarklions

I try not to wave at other cyclists when there's...

I try not to wave at other cyclists when there's drivers and pedestrians around because that will tip the non-bicyclists off to our secret plot for world domination.
05-26-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,901
Posted By livedarklions

Obviously staged. If you're really attempting to...

Obviously staged. If you're really attempting to get away quick, no way would you ride on grass when there's pavement. Dead giveaway that they wanted the soft landing.
05-26-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,901
Posted By livedarklions

Wrong guy. No one complained about the gun lock...

Wrong guy. No one complained about the gun lock reference. Another guy rewrote the post to actually talk about something that wasn't a lock.
05-26-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,901
Posted By livedarklions

No one said you did anything wrong. The guy who...

No one said you did anything wrong. The guy who rewrote your post definitely violated forum rules.
05-26-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,901
Posted By livedarklions

Yes but that leaves you open to "snatch and throw...

Yes but that leaves you open to "snatch and throw in back of pickup." I prefer it's locked to something immovable.
05-26-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,298
Posted By livedarklions

I think you need to brush up on your Pavlov. No...

I think you need to brush up on your Pavlov. No one wants a "ding".
05-26-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 258
Posted By livedarklions

If you're riding on country roads where there are...

If you're riding on country roads where there are few people, following social distancing rules is so easy there's no need for face protection of any kind. The face protection for outdoors is...
05-25-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 488
Posted By livedarklions

I'm strictly on the roads now, the paths are too...

I'm strictly on the roads now, the paths are too jammed. Around here, the dogs are worse than the bicyclists, though.
05-25-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 71,915
Posted By livedarklions

You just got 10 posts, so now you can post...

You just got 10 posts, so now you can post pictures. Hope you join the game!
05-25-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 71,915
Posted By livedarklions

Yes, I have to go with subgrade on this one. The...

Yes, I have to go with subgrade on this one. The elephant is not performing, the ballet dancer is. Subgrade sets the new mission.
05-24-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 71,915
Posted By livedarklions

Yes, but I wouldn't reject a pic if the picture...

Yes, but I wouldn't reject a pic if the picture included a unicycle or a tricycle, as long as it's actually ridden to the target.
05-24-20, 04:35 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 71,915
Posted By livedarklions

mr_bill clause 2: Effective immediately, any...

mr_bill clause 2:

Effective immediately, any display or representation of a person or animal engaged in any performing entertainment or any art. Will also accept real people or animals doing so if...
05-23-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,510
Posted By livedarklions

Funny, I don't see anything in your definition...

Funny, I don't see anything in your definition providing a 6 week statute of limitation. Otherwise, your behavior fits that definition to a T. And it's a hell of a lot more than two posts.
05-22-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,510
Posted By livedarklions

Might be a good idea to make that a new thread in...

Might be a good idea to make that a new thread in General Cycling.
05-22-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,510
Posted By livedarklions

Please, please don't let that guy be a moderator.

Please, please don't let that guy be a moderator.
05-22-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 670
Posted By livedarklions

Like lemmings, off a cliff. Lemmings don't...

Like lemmings, off a cliff.

Lemmings don't really do that either, btw.
05-22-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 71,915
Posted By livedarklions

You're riding, just not "somewhere". Best to...

You're riding, just not "somewhere".

Best to you as well!
05-22-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 71,915
Posted By livedarklions

Nope, definitely not a winner. You need to...

Nope, definitely not a winner.

You need to ride somewhere and get a picture of something you didn't bring. This is not Show and Tell.

And that is exactly what "permanently affixed" was meant...
05-22-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 459
Posted By livedarklions

The space in my house I'll need to store the...

The space in my house I'll need to store the Oreos.
05-22-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,510
Posted By livedarklions

I see it a lot, it's one scenario we tend to...

I see it a lot, it's one scenario we tend to overlook. I'm riding on the right side of the road, FRAP. Car behind me decides to speed up and go way into the opposite direction lane to pass me instead...
05-22-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,059
Posted By livedarklions

Speaking of which, if you ride in NH, don't wear...

Speaking of which, if you ride in NH, don't wear white during deer season.
05-22-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,059
Posted By livedarklions

Maybe for OP. I just tend to mark down the place...

Maybe for OP. I just tend to mark down the place as one I'm not returning to. Most of NH is fine, there are just stretches of NH and MA where you might as well be wearing a target.
05-22-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,059
Posted By livedarklions

There are places I avoid riding because of the...

There are places I avoid riding because of the hostile drivers that seem to abound there. Anyone else ever had the "joy" of riding through Fitchburg, MA?
05-22-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,059
Posted By livedarklions

Post 18, and yes, she specifically quotes the...

Post 18, and yes, she specifically quotes the sheriff she reported it to.

Double down all you want, I actually ride in this state and know that none of what she describes is implausible right...
05-22-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 71,915
Posted By livedarklions

Too bad nab a perp wasn't the mission! Think of...

Too bad nab a perp wasn't the mission! Think of the bonus points.
If there's a story that goes with it, do tell! I really think this is the best water cooler thread.
05-22-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,059
Posted By livedarklions

The county sheriff is the department in these...

The county sheriff is the department in these parts.
05-22-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,059
Posted By livedarklions

I'm pretty sure I ride in some of the same places...

I'm pretty sure I ride in some of the same places as OP. She's describing something quite different than you are--these are drivers who actually are going out of their way to harass you. I agree...
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