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Forum: Foo
01-22-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8,050
Views: 1,510,551
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

For a change of pace, tweets about unique cars...

For a change of pace, tweets about unique cars actually actually driven by the poster.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FV2FvbCiSdU&t=8s
01-03-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Not exactly; passports are proof of identity and...

Not exactly; passports are proof of identity and citizenship, but not of residence and by themselves do not provide any documentation of an individual's current (or past) address/residence.
For...
12-28-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,220
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The real question is: Does enjoyment of bicycling...

The real question is: Does enjoyment of bicycling require obsessing over or boasting about speed, mileage and/or so-called fitness ?
12-23-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,795
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I listen to audiobooks while riding, usually...

I listen to audiobooks while riding, usually alternating between fiction and non fiction.
Forum: Foo
12-12-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8,050
Views: 1,510,551
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Good article for those who love cars: My Life...

Good article for those who love cars:
My Life in Cars - I lucked into the romance of driving at its fervent peak (https://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/my-life-in-cars)
...
12-10-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,151
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Perhaps you can expound on what you mean when you...

Perhaps you can expound on what you mean when you say that using Vehicular Cycling Techniques "works." Riding on the sidewalk or the shoulder of the road sometimes "works"; riding while not following...
12-07-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,788
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Forester's participation with LAB as described by...

Forester's participation with LAB as described by himself on his website www.johnforester.com/LAW/Candidate%20qual.htm (http://www.johnforester.com/LAW/Candidate%20qual.htm:)
12-05-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,151
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

There are plenty of reasons to beef about the...

There are plenty of reasons to beef about the more zealous and strident Vehicular Cycling proponents, especially those who quote John Forester's allegedly scientific crash studies to substantiate...
11-29-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,914
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Don't know, but his new boss (as of Jan 20, 2021)...

Don't know, but his new boss (as of Jan 20, 2021) does at the age of 78. https://www.bicycling.com/news/a34728527/joe-jill-biden-delaware-bike-ride/...
Forum: Foo
11-20-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8,050
Views: 1,510,551
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

A ...

A
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Forum: Foo
11-19-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8,050
Views: 1,510,551
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I always liked this 1976 MB 250. Drove it all...

I always liked this 1976 MB 250. Drove it all around Germany and NL from 1986-90 with my family of five, with a few trips to Paris, as well as Salzburg and London. Only reason I bought it was my wife...
Forum: Foo
11-19-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Used to get the Stars and Stripes while living in...

Used to get the Stars and Stripes while living in Germany in the 80's. Calvin & Hobbes, Doonesbury, and The Far Side were all on the same page of the comics. Made reading everything that was worth...
Forum: Foo
11-15-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,334
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

How much does it go up or down; a few points here...

How much does it go up or down; a few points here or there or anything significant?

I also have a paid off house and haven't financed a motor vehicle in over 20 years and seldom have a credit card...
11-11-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 10,434
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Don't forget the numerous non...

Don't forget the numerous non helpful/negative/snarky responses by the usual suspects for "goofing" on threads for sport, with references to horse beating and other OT BS as well references or hints...
Forum: Foo
11-11-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

That dimmest of dim bulbs was not a Philly brand...

That dimmest of dim bulbs was not a Philly brand dim bulb, but rather the type that seem to be a specialty export from NYC.
Forum: Foo
11-10-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,334
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Not the same boat at all! The boat that you...

Not the same boat at all!

The boat that you are using, paying cash instead of using the boat of a no cost (when paid on time) credit card with cash back rewards is the reason you are not getting...
11-08-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 10,434
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Maybe bicycle racing, or at least "training"...

Maybe bicycle racing, or at least "training" would be just the ticket for the OP; no need for smiling with that hobby. It seems as if a "Pain IS Gain" attitude and taste for masochism would put him...
11-08-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

No I don't pay that much attention to bicycle...

No I don't pay that much attention to bicycle wheel exotica, but I suppose if I went a decade without watching television and boasted about my self imposed abstinence from Amazon, Wal-Mart and...
11-08-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,899
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Bringing a camera to a potential fist, tire iron,...

Bringing a camera to a potential fist, tire iron, knife or gun fight with an enraged stranger on the street and pointing the device as if it were a defensive weapon may not be such a good idea.
...
11-07-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,274
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

:foo:

:foo:
11-06-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,556
Views: 119,326
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Not hard to find closed business here: ...

Not hard to find closed business here:
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Inside this closed shoe store:...
Forum: Foo
10-27-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Yes and it works well for voice and text purposes. I never use the browser...
10-26-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,086
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1296x918/worldtourist_right_2_dbe79fcd857e6f115d5bf3820da46eaa622d2555.jpg...
10-26-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,131
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

"Rich" people hoarding bicycle supplies? I doubt...

"Rich" people hoarding bicycle supplies? I doubt it.

Paranoid and/or OC people? I do not doubt it.
10-25-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,086
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1515/motobecane2_b4cc837bbc25f7513644c540e6ab67005bb9da5d.jpg
10-24-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 10,085
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Yeah, like a PITA who calls for free personal...

Yeah, like a PITA who calls for free personal taxi service to "rescue" him from taking care of himself like an adult.
10-19-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,873
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Sounds as if some "accidents" with fixed gear...

Sounds as if some "accidents" with fixed gear aren't really accidents but rather the result of a deliberate choice in selecting less safe, crash prone equipment.
10-19-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,275
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

"Bike Fetishism," I like that term.:thumb: ...

"Bike Fetishism," I like that term.:thumb:

Is that a condition characterized by drooling over bicycle products with the appropriate labels, paint schemes and eye watering price tags?
10-18-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,617
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I think you should follow your own advice in the...

I think you should follow your own advice in the last quote above. And also apologize to SurferRosa.
The prima facie case is that the Googling experts on this thread giving SurferRosa a hard time...
10-18-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,617
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Sure, and Federal regulations delineating...

Sure, and Federal regulations delineating specific equipment requirements for motor vehicles applies to bicycles as well.:rolleyes:

Sure, and Federal regulations spelling out specific motor...
10-18-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,873
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Similar points and advantages cited in this...

Similar points and advantages cited in this thread for riding a sub-optimal feature free bicycle could also be cited for riding heavy old bicycles, especially of the so-called clunker/BSO type so...
10-18-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,617
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I couldn't find any federal law or anything else...

I couldn't find any federal law or anything else pertaining to bicycle road use in the above reference. What makes you think any of the stringent requirements for motor vehicles in the cited...
10-17-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,873
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

OK, let's have a meeting of minds. Reckless...

OK, let's have a meeting of minds. Reckless riding on fixed gear bikes by message curriers (sic) is considered "crazy skilled in FG riding" by some self described macho/badasses. YouTube is full of...
10-17-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,873
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What the YouTube video and similar videos bring...

What the YouTube video and similar videos bring to mind is an association between dumasses and reckless urban riding. That some YouTube dumasses ride fixed gear bikes is irrelevant to their...
10-17-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,092
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Maybe. Another possibility is the idea of needing...

Maybe. Another possibility is the idea of needing a protein drink after a ride is probably promulgated by pros needing something convenient to get easy cash into their pocket.
10-16-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,873
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Coasting is nasty and insidious? Faster and more...

Coasting is nasty and insidious? Faster and more efficient? Danger as a motivator? Good Grief, spare us slow inefficient dullards from macho, bad-ass buffoonery.
10-15-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,556
Views: 119,326
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Some establishments that cater to my wife's and...

Some establishments that cater to my wife's and my hobbies.
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10-15-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,492
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

For me, getting all OC about tracking every mile...

For me, getting all OC about tracking every mile and cent spent on my bicycling activity, and even worse being concerned about it, would detract from my bicycling experience.
10-15-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,873
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

​​​​​​​ IMO, the people fooling themselves are...

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IMO, the people fooling themselves are those who think that riding a fixed gear bicycle will improve their "macho" factor/status/image to anyone but themselves.
10-08-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,275
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Or in the case of some Internet Sites, they are...

Or in the case of some Internet Sites, they are funded through through ad sales AND selling information about their readers/clickers to the advertisers.
10-06-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,492
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What is that for bicycles? I assume it is zero.If...

What is that for bicycles? I assume it is zero.If you are using the standard rate for motor vehicles on your tax returns, you might as well see if you can get away with using standard mileage rate...
10-06-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,757
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Swerve or brake for a pine cone or piece of...

Swerve or brake for a pine cone or piece of gravel? Good grief!:rolleyes:
10-04-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,763
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Some of us even can correctly spell all the words...

Some of us even can correctly spell all the words in a sentence.
10-04-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,501
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Some people, some even of prominence, and...

Some people, some even of prominence, and sometimes the Organization with their name attached have demonstrated no concern for legality. I do not find it admirable that ideologues boast about a lack...
10-03-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,501
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Who knew that there was so much virtue on the...

Who knew that there was so much virtue on the Bike Forums?:rolleyes:
10-02-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,501
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You can send the $1 to the cause of your...

You can send the $1 to the cause of your choice.:thumb:
10-02-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,501
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Maybe they are counting on more donations from...

Maybe they are counting on more donations from the cycling world.
Those BF posters who feel so inclined to "Be a Reparationist" can make a contribution to the cause:...
10-02-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,054
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

​​​​​​​Hopefully!

​​​​​​​Hopefully!
10-02-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,792
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Yeah, but can you still "ace" the Montreal...

Yeah, but can you still "ace" the Montreal Cognitive Assessment test? At least one allegedly Stable Genius boasts that it is the real test for proving good health.
10-02-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,501
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Perhaps Mercedes Benz and BMW will institute...

Perhaps Mercedes Benz and BMW will institute reparations pricing on their high priced products to the descendants of victims of their country's race based discrimination. They might even use calipers...
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