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Forum: Foo
07-21-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,475
Posted By Stadjer

Thinking like that spoils most of what's on...

Thinking like that spoils most of what's on Discovery and NGC.
Forum: Foo
07-21-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By Stadjer

If there's a clock in it will probably do 72...

If there's a clock in it will probably do 72 minutes in one hour because of the frequency of the grid.
Forum: Foo
07-21-19, 04:02 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,475
Posted By Stadjer

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Forum: Commuting
07-20-19, 05:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,443
Posted By Stadjer

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07-19-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 608
Posted By Stadjer

Van Aert just had surgery. No fractures, but...

Van Aert just had surgery. No fractures, but muscle tissue is damaged too. Has to remain in hospital for a few days.
07-19-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By Stadjer

And I still have no idea about your angle here...

And I still have no idea about your angle here...
Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,475
Posted By Stadjer

Like just having fun without any violence does...

Like just having fun without any violence does need an explanation. Maybe back then and maybe Woodstock or the hippies in general have set the standards for music festivals, but they all still seem...
07-19-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By Stadjer

I don't think so. There are differences with...

I don't think so. There are differences with Spanish as in Spain, but I can't remember ever heard anyone from any Spanish speaking country pronounce the J wihtout any throut clearing sound. It's even...
07-19-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By Stadjer

Does that really matter? I thought the Mexicans...

Does that really matter? I thought the Mexicans had that throat clearing sound too.
07-19-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By Stadjer

I always thought it was strange that Americans...

I always thought it was strange that Americans replaced the Spanish J with an H (the Spanish J is very simular to the Dutch G). Not that it's strange to replace it with a sound that exists in English...
07-19-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 608
Posted By Stadjer

Just a fleshwound according to Belgian tv, but...

Just a fleshwound according to Belgian tv, but still sad. Maybe the banner was attached to the barrier with something sharp, or he caught the hook the barriers are connected with.
07-17-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,454
Posted By Stadjer

genec This is just not true. Bicycle...

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This is just not true. Bicycle traffic was never almost eradicated. There was conflict, it was dangerous and there was little cycling specific infrastructure, but people kept cycling. It...
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,475
Posted By Stadjer

Why was Woodstock a big deal actually? It was one...

Why was Woodstock a big deal actually? It was one of Hendrix best performances despite the percussionist beeing far from sober, but that must have escaped most people. There had been music festivals...
07-16-19, 03:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,003
Posted By Stadjer

I'm from drinking culture myself and quite fond...

I'm from drinking culture myself and quite fond of the stuff, both for the taste and the effects on the state of mind. A real drinking culture, where it's woven into the social fabric, has the...
07-16-19, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By Stadjer

I've been using my cell phone on my bike since...

I've been using my cell phone on my bike since 1994 and it feels like a breach of my personal freedom. To be fair, it was getting out of control since Whatsapp. for some reason this keeps cyclist's...
Forum: Foo
07-15-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,475
Posted By Stadjer

That's fine as long as the Germans get it back...

That's fine as long as the Germans get it back undamaged.

I wrote a review about a 1969 album once, and I started it like I was telling about the moonlanding for background, but it was about the...
07-15-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,454
Posted By Stadjer

I already did and concluded it was wrong on a few...

I already did and concluded it was wrong on a few 'debunks' and partly wrong on the general idea, hence that reply.
Forum: Foo
07-15-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,475
Posted By Stadjer

I wasn't born yet but I listened to a lot of that...

I wasn't born yet but I listened to a lot of that music and saw the concert movie and I don't believe it's a coincidence at all. Is Zeitgeist an English word?
Forum: Foo
07-15-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,475
Posted By Stadjer

It was fake, all done in a studio with actors and...

It was fake, all done in a studio with actors and special effects. The moonlanding was quite an achievement though.
07-15-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,454
Posted By Stadjer

Allthough I'm on the same side, you have to keep...

Allthough I'm on the same side, you have to keep in mind that Copenhagenize is a marketing campaign an not an analysis. It's aimed directly or indirectly at (local) governments to invest in cycling...
Forum: Foo
07-14-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,277
Posted By Stadjer

An SC instead of a VSC that benefitted Hamilton,...

An SC instead of a VSC that benefitted Hamilton, just like last year, what a coincidence.
Forum: Commuting
07-11-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,047
Posted By Stadjer

My guess is more than 50% in the Netherlands and...

My guess is more than 50% in the Netherlands and less than a third elsewhere in Europe. Wind has in common with hills that you have to work harder, but for some reason shifting down in a head wind...
Forum: Foo
07-11-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9,952
Views: 2,005,923
Posted By Stadjer

The boat needs a touch up too.

The boat needs a touch up too.
07-10-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 831
Posted By Stadjer

Volvo made bikes themselves, the plastic Itera: ...

Volvo made bikes themselves, the plastic Itera:

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07-10-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,997
Posted By Stadjer

To be fair, the Dutch produce per capita about 13...

To be fair, the Dutch produce per capita about 13 times as many professionals in about any sport, except American Football and a few other typical American sports. This has at least something to do...
Forum: Foo
07-08-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9,952
Views: 2,005,923
Posted By Stadjer

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TDF today
07-08-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 906
Views: 139,996
Posted By Stadjer

This is a young and very handsome Rutger Hauer in...

This is a young and very handsome Rutger Hauer in an early Paul Verhoeven film, apparently doing his own stunts.
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07-07-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,380
Posted By Stadjer

Besides the fact that Dutch cities are competing...

Besides the fact that Dutch cities are competing with infrastructure to portray themselves as cycling friendly, Eindhoven and surroundings considers itself the silicon valley of the Netherlands. It's...
07-06-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,380
Posted By Stadjer

Only about 70 km Norh of MAK's. It's the...

Only about 70 km Norh of MAK's. It's the Hovenring in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
07-06-19, 02:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,380
Posted By Stadjer

What I like about it is that it's very practical....

What I like about it is that it's very practical. The traffic situation was that they had to seperate cyclists and motorists vertically to keep the flow going. Tunneling can be quite complicated...
07-06-19, 02:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By Stadjer

Yes. They have a rear rack specially for carrying...

Yes. They have a rear rack specially for carrying a child's seat. A double seat will probably fit too, and they have a steering tube seat....
07-06-19, 01:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,380
Posted By Stadjer

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Forum: Commuting
07-04-19, 03:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,906
Posted By Stadjer

I think you're completely right about that. It's...

I think you're completely right about that. It's so normal that hardly anyone pays attention to it, it's in a blind spot. 'We' have to be reminded regularly that it's not normal elsewhere. There's...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,906
Posted By Stadjer

I don't know exactly, but I believe the classic...

I don't know exactly, but I believe the classic English steel chaincase was an oil bath to protect the chain. Somewhere in the 20's chain technology changed and could do with much less oil, so they...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 12:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,906
Posted By Stadjer

The professionals and the well equipped use one...

The professionals and the well equipped use one of these:
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You put the tyre...
Forum: Foo
06-30-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,277
Posted By Stadjer

If the stewards have the balls to be consistent...

If the stewards have the balls to be consistent for a change it's going to be a penalty for Verstappen


Yes, it's nice to have a national colour like that. But it's more of a party crowd than...
Forum: Commuting
06-29-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,906
Posted By Stadjer

Not surprising, as the Dutch bike has been a...

Not surprising, as the Dutch bike has been a British design from the start. The iconic 'oma' is a British design from 1904 and the Roadster with the SA 3 speed has been a hit since the 20's, mostly...
Forum: Foo
06-29-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,277
Posted By Stadjer

That would be something special, Hamilton not...

That would be something special, Hamilton not getting away with something his rivals get penalized for.
Forum: Commuting
06-28-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,906
Posted By Stadjer

- One technique to lower wind drag is to fold...

- One technique to lower wind drag is to fold your arms and lean on the handlebars, which is perfectly safe on a coaster brake.

- I doubt they are really harder work up to 20-25 km/h. The upright...
06-27-19, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,024
Posted By Stadjer

I live there but I'm afraid I missed it...

I live there but I'm afraid I missed it completely.
06-27-19, 04:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,842
Posted By Stadjer

"It's hard to justify a bridge by the number of...

"It's hard to justify a bridge by the number of people swimming across a river."
Forum: Foo
06-24-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7,769
Views: 1,306,480
Posted By Stadjer

I don't want to start a trend and make this topic...

I don't want to start a trend and make this topic heavy on internet connections but there have been quite a few Citroens here lately and Citroen has it's 100 years anniversary this year. So an...
Forum: Commuting
06-21-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,119
Posted By Stadjer

Utrecht is the railway hub. It's in the centre of...

Utrecht is the railway hub. It's in the centre of the country anyway and only a few trains pass it by, it's by far the biggest train station in the country. The only thing special about Utrecht is...
Forum: Commuting
06-11-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,119
Posted By Stadjer

I believe the idea behind the design was to show...

I believe the idea behind the design was to show sturdiness, simplicity and practicality in it's shapes. The design kind of works in showing what it's about. They claimed to make a Dutch city bike...
Forum: Foo
06-10-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,277
Posted By Stadjer

One driver is more equal than others.

One driver is more equal than others.
Forum: Foo
06-09-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,277
Posted By Stadjer

That's named after general Philippe Leclerc de...

That's named after general Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, some WWII hero also known as Marechal Leclerc. Leclerc is a very common surname in France, it's also a supermarket chain, it's not a...
Forum: Commuting
06-09-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,119
Posted By Stadjer

I like the look of their mixte and I like what...

I like the look of their mixte and I like what they were claiming to do, basically they wanted to rethink and redesign the practical Dutch urban bike, but I doubt they succeeded.
Forum: Foo
06-09-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,277
Posted By Stadjer

Hamilton likes to make up his own heroism, like...

Hamilton likes to make up his own heroism, like getting out of the slums of Stevenage and insulting his home town and background in the process. It's not a rich kids game anymore and it has never...
06-06-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,018
Posted By Stadjer

Don't bring it up then.

Don't bring it up then.
06-06-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,018
Posted By Stadjer

That's a bit one dimensional. Not every oppressed...

That's a bit one dimensional. Not every oppressed is a collaborator and not every act of resistance is the same as beeing in the resistance. Not everybody went underground, hiding in the woods to...
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