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07-01-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,714
Posted By mr_bill

If you are riding in the glove compartment zone...

If you are riding in the glove compartment zone you are doing it wrong.

Frankly, whatever you are doing in the glove compartment zone you are doing it wrong.

(Unless you are storing or...
07-01-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,714
Posted By mr_bill

Ride in the road at your peril. It might be a...

Ride in the road at your peril. It might be a driver’s fault for running you over but it’s still you that’s seriously injured or dead.

Skål!

p.s. So many heathens, so few messiahs. Fourteen...
07-01-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,714
Posted By mr_bill

That simply is STILL not true. Further, you'll...

That simply is STILL not true. Further, you'll want to look at killed, or killed and seriously injured as well.

Good luck with your "research."

Skål!

-mr. bill
07-01-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,714
Posted By mr_bill

Best to stay out of the lane rather than depend...

Best to stay out of the lane rather than depend on a distracted or uncaring driver seeing you.

Skål!

-mr. bill
06-28-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 81,802
Posted By mr_bill

Oh, sorry, never expected that. So, in most...

Oh, sorry, never expected that.

So, in most places there are invasive plants that follow where we ride. In our parts, common are purple loosestrife, Japanese honeysuckle, garlic mustard, Japanese...
Forum: Northeast
06-27-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8,911
Views: 1,016,079
Posted By mr_bill

Smart geese! https://youtu.be/bxUg5maTWE8 ...

Smart geese!

https://youtu.be/bxUg5maTWE8

-mr. bill
06-27-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 81,802
Posted By mr_bill

Doubt this will count, Monarch flyby: ...

Doubt this will count, Monarch flyby:

https://youtu.be/tlkGSzFftdM

-mr. bill
06-26-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 81,802
Posted By mr_bill

The Alewife Rotary at the Arlington/Cambridge...

The Alewife Rotary at the Arlington/Cambridge border was infamous. They finally killed it, and replaced it with, something?...
06-23-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,714
Posted By mr_bill

The same damned thing. Avoiding getting run...

The same damned thing.

Avoiding getting run over by motorists is quite simple if you just stay off the road.

Skål!
06-23-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 81,802
Posted By mr_bill

Just be in an international meeting and move to...

Just be in an international meeting and move to table a motion.

Next mission by YoungSalt: Christmas/Kwanzaa/Hanukkah or Halloween decorations which have been left up since last year (or older)....
06-22-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,714
Posted By mr_bill

You essentially don’t ride around cars, moving or...

You essentially don’t ride around cars, moving or parked.


Sheesh.

-mr. bill
06-22-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 81,802
Posted By mr_bill

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rl-WSmryfSY ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rl-WSmryfSY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrwP_YS4L-E

-mr. bill
06-20-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,714
Posted By mr_bill

https://youtu.be/2KWtgcHxA8k (In case not...

https://youtu.be/2KWtgcHxA8k

(In case not available in your jurisdiction, trailer to Lady Bird Movie.)

Slightly more likely than a Close Encounter of the 1973 Chevy Impala Kind.

-mr. bill
06-20-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,714
Posted By mr_bill

Do you refuse to ride near other cyclists? ...

Do you refuse to ride near other cyclists?

In your your rushed distasteful zeal to google that stuff....

“Police say a driver was parked in the curb lane on the north side of of West Esplanade...
06-19-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,714
Posted By mr_bill

Watch out for Unicorns too. I hear their rainbows...

Watch out for Unicorns too. I hear their rainbows temporarily blind.

-mr. bill
06-19-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,714
Posted By mr_bill

Well AFTER the Wisconson statute 346.94(20) took...

Well AFTER the Wisconson statute 346.94(20) took effect, rather than ticketing the driver, my friend was ticketed for violating 346.07(2) - failure to pass with a safe distance.

Luckily his...
Forum: Northeast
06-19-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8,911
Views: 1,016,079
Posted By mr_bill

Thank you Sir Ian Holm. ...

Thank you Sir Ian Holm.

https://youtu.be/VA8jv1M6Y2g

(Worst edited cut ever btw. The subsequent acting best however.)

-mr. bill
06-18-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,714
Posted By mr_bill

Seems to me you completely overlook the “fact”...

Seems to me you completely overlook the “fact” that the bicyclist was riding in the road.

...

Skål!

-mr. bill
06-18-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,714
Posted By mr_bill

Consult your own lawyer, free interwebs legal...

Consult your own lawyer, free interwebs legal advice is worth every penny, *ESPECIALLY* from someone not licensed to practice law in your jurisdiction.

In pure contributory negligence...
06-18-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,714
Posted By mr_bill

And mr. door has checked in. Again. (Again,...

And mr. door has checked in. Again. (Again, there's a WHOLE SUBFORUM for this propaganda.)

-mr. bill
06-18-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,714
Posted By mr_bill

"Practicable." There's a whole subforum dedicated...

"Practicable." There's a whole subforum dedicated to arguing over whether that's 12', 14', or *SEVENTEEN FEET* from the curb. (Obviously, all lanes are substandard.)

Reducto absurdum, we can get...
06-16-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,457
Posted By mr_bill

Well thank <diety>, after six months you've found...

Well thank <diety>, after six months you've found something. The suspense was killing - nobody.

As far as the awkward micro USB port cover, yes. ALL micro USB port covers are awkward. Every -...
06-15-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 81,802
Posted By mr_bill

Not an entry, walking the other day spotted the...

Not an entry, walking the other day spotted the infamous 710 cap, but inverted:

https://i.imgur.com/537KQAZ.jpg

(Did walk past an "alignment" today....)

-mr. bill
06-15-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 767
Posted By mr_bill

Ha! I don't want to travel in the US because I'm...

Ha! I don't want to travel in the US because I'm not sure I won't get stuck somewhere that SHOULD be in lockdown but isn't. (Biz trip to Phoenix in the fall already cancelled, because, well,...
06-14-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 81,802
Posted By mr_bill

It’s not everyday one can legitimately write an...

It’s not everyday one can legitimately write an interrobang.

Anyhow, next mission?

-mr. bill
06-14-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 81,802
Posted By mr_bill

So close, shouldn’t they be “WICKED CLAWSOME!?” ...

So close, shouldn’t they be “WICKED CLAWSOME!?”

-mr. bill
06-13-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 559
Posted By mr_bill

Chapter 9C, MUTCD...

Chapter 9C, MUTCD (https://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov/htm/2009/part9/part9c.htm)

“9C-9 Shared Lane Marking

Guidance:
02 The Shared Lane Marking should not be placed on roadways that have a speed limit...
06-13-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 81,802
Posted By mr_bill

The Flying Falafel. Been to the one on Market....

The Flying Falafel. Been to the one on Market. Plus they verbized a noun.


(Still miss Sami’s “truck” in Longwood Medical Area here in Boston.)

Next mission by theDirtyLemon: A fish

-mr....
06-12-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,648
Posted By mr_bill

Aluminum fans. Hope this helps....

Aluminum fans. Hope this helps. (https://www.homedepot.com/b/Heating-Venting-Cooling-Fans/Aluminum/N-5yc1vZc4lwZ1z0r2iz)

-mr. bill
06-12-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 81,802
Posted By mr_bill

OK, given the recent BAAAD puns: Next...

OK, given the recent BAAAD puns:

Next mission is punny.

Be creative. Be groanie.

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
06-12-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8,911
Views: 1,016,079
Posted By mr_bill

Rode into SOWA galleries, first day reopening. ...

Rode into SOWA galleries, first day reopening.

Got to see great art and got a fantastic parking space:

https://i.imgur.com/61ENhxu.jpg

Normalish.

-mr. bill
06-12-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 81,802
Posted By mr_bill

Not an entry, but in given the recent...

Not an entry, but in given the recent watermellonish, sheepish:

https://i.imgur.com/BJGBPd5r.jpg

Next mission by livedarklions: Sheep

-mr. bill
06-10-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By mr_bill

While it’s nice to hear from people who are not...

While it’s nice to hear from people who are not here how bad it is here, we who are actually here are mostly doing ok.

Thanks?

-mr. bill
06-09-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 81,802
Posted By mr_bill

Next Mission: Dining alfresco. So, around...

Next Mission: Dining alfresco.

So, around here restaurants are just now allowed to serve outdoors.

So your bike at an outdoor restaurant.

Bonus points if people are eating at the outdoor...
06-09-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 81,802
Posted By mr_bill

Watermelon, Snap Peas, Kale, Radish, Bloody...

Watermelon, Snap Peas, Kale, Radish, Bloody Sorrel, Pine Nuts, Vinaigrette:

https://i.imgur.com/QA5HeULr.jpg

-mr. bill
06-09-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 81,802
Posted By mr_bill

Itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow striped...

Itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow striped watermelon.

(Sorry for the close up, had to find one that would fit the Timbuk2.)

https://i.imgur.com/gEVRHFjr.jpg

Leaving the mission open for a...
06-09-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,259
Posted By mr_bill

Did you save the discarded links from your new...

Did you save the discarded links from your new chain? Then you’ll need another quick link.

If you didn’t, you’ll need a new chain to replace your new chain.

-mr. bill
06-04-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 978
Posted By mr_bill

Any studies where flappy bird signals from...

Any studies where flappy bird signals from someone on a bike to someone in a car is understood by anyone other than the signaller? (I clearly told them to yield! WTF!?)

-mr. bill
06-04-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 834
Posted By mr_bill

"Running water" does not get into bearings and...

"Running water" does not get into bearings and kills them. Otherwise we couldn't ride in the rain.

Don't "JET" spray water directly at bearings. (Pay no attention to La Tour mechanics who treat...
06-04-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 81,802
Posted By mr_bill

Note this from "The Town" trailer: ...

Note this from "The Town" trailer:

https://i.imgur.com/ND6Oh9B.jpg

So much to unload in one sweatshirt.

First, the generic "Irish Pub" makes me laugh.

Second, "Est. 1975"
06-03-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 948
Posted By mr_bill

Mineral oil is unpleasant tasting and has a...

Mineral oil is unpleasant tasting and has a strong laxative effect.

Mayonnaise some find unpleasant tasting, but....

While there are food grade glycols, DOT brake fluid isn’t. POTUS might...
06-03-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 948
Posted By mr_bill

Glycol is hygroscopic. (Even so, anyone who...

Glycol is hygroscopic. (Even so, anyone who willfully adds water into a DOT3-4 brake fluid is an idiot.)

Mineral Oil is hydrophobic. (And please don't add water or egg yolk to your mineral oil...
06-03-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 948
Posted By mr_bill

Feel free to do a kitchen experiment. You will...

Feel free to do a kitchen experiment. You will not get mayonnaise with water and oil, no matter how long you blend.

You also don’t need a blender to make mayonnaise.

A whisk will do quite...
06-02-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 81,802
Posted By mr_bill

So riding up to a Brink’s truck, while wearing a...

So riding up to a Brink’s truck, while wearing a mask, and then pulling something out of my pocket. What could possibly go wrong?

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
06-02-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8,911
Views: 1,016,079
Posted By mr_bill

Homer is multi-lingual. Who knew? (Under the...

Homer is multi-lingual. Who knew? (Under the Route 2 overpass near Alewife.)

https://i.imgur.com/b3WavQP.jpg

-mr. bill
06-01-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,279
Posted By mr_bill

How many motorists pass you, buzzed or otherwise,...

How many motorists pass you, buzzed or otherwise, per week?

-mr. bill
06-01-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,015
Posted By mr_bill

https://youtu.be/1P0cbNZ9uQ4 -mr. bill

https://youtu.be/1P0cbNZ9uQ4

-mr. bill
05-29-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 81,802
Posted By mr_bill

”Examples include but are not limited to....” ...

”Examples include but are not limited to....”

EBMUD is a public utility district that treats and moves water and waste water.

Well done. Next mission?

-mr. bill
05-27-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 81,802
Posted By mr_bill

No islands on Walden Pond. Elizabeth Island...

No islands on Walden Pond.

Elizabeth Island on Spy Pond.

Next mission: Overground Infrastructure of Underground Public Transportation Infrastructure. (Examples include but are not limited to...
05-27-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 81,802
Posted By mr_bill

Does an island in a large ponds count? ...

Does an island in a large ponds count?

https://i.imgur.com/Zqow3lIr.jpg

-mr. bill
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