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07-10-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 737
Posted By RubeRad

When I click that link I get to what I intend; it...

When I click that link I get to what I intend; it is a post by Jet SanchEz, he does have a sig. that links to velospace, but the graph image is displayed.

How about this direct link to the image?...
07-10-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 737
Posted By RubeRad

Hmm, here's another try: ...

Hmm, here's another try:
https://www.bikeforums.net/21580135-post652.html

If that doesn't work, go to the current P&R 'Amusing' thread and look for post 652
Forum: Commuting
07-10-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 968
Posted By RubeRad

It's pretty easy to find 20mm extenders for...

It's pretty easy to find 20mm extenders for regular 9/16" pedals on ebay. That's basically 3/4".
07-10-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 737
Posted By RubeRad

Hondo you got yerself a new avatar!

Hondo you got yerself a new avatar!
07-10-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 737
Posted By RubeRad

Here's a non-logarithmic graph. First time I've...

Here's a non-logarithmic graph. First time I've been slapped in the face with a linear representation with the magnitude of the 2nd wave, actually.

The graph itself is P&R, so I won't put the...
07-09-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 622
Posted By RubeRad

I've never heard of Leon Russell. Then again...

I've never heard of Leon Russell. Then again there's lots of 'Rock-Roll' musicators I've never heard of. Never been to 'a concert' either. I don't get out much.
07-09-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 622
Posted By RubeRad

I have a friend at work who is into salvation by...

I have a friend at work who is into salvation by diet. He credits radical dietary change with him & his wife being able to get pregnant (which, who knows ,maybe, good for them) and sent around a link...
Forum: Foo
07-09-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 30,571
Posted By RubeRad

Until one day he 'ran into' ... her

Until one day he 'ran into' ... her
07-09-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 622
Posted By RubeRad

Thx for the link, good article. They cite 5x...

Thx for the link, good article. They cite 5x Denmark and 11x Norway but Forbes says 10-20x. Some other really interesting information in there:




That helps explain the weird bump in the cases...
07-09-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 622
Posted By RubeRad

oopx, I said ahsposo above, I was confused...

oopx, I said ahsposo above, I was confused between 3A and Ahsposo, because they both have 'A' and both recently changed their avatars.

It can get confusing interacting with so many regulars...
07-09-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 2,878
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah I was starting to feel optimistic that, even...

Yeah I was starting to feel optimistic that, even though the cases graph was climbing, at least the death rate was gradually decreasing; like maybe the infection pool was shifting to less-at-risk...
07-09-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 2,878
Posted By RubeRad

The 2-month long gradual decrease in the CA daily...

The 2-month long gradual decrease in the CA daily new deaths curve has now pretty decisively started turning upwards.

...
Forum: Foo
07-09-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 30,571
Posted By RubeRad

'you're gonna need a bigger boat'? Looks like...

'you're gonna need a bigger boat'? Looks like he's doing fine with the boat he's got.

See also: Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea
07-09-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 622
Posted By RubeRad

Yes. Yes I am. As you say, both of us....

Yes. Yes I am.


As you say, both of us. There are already others in the thread (all the others!) who are capable of carrying on a discussion. Since I apparently can't convince you I'm not some...
07-09-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 622
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah, I posted the daily infections curve in the...

Yeah, I posted the daily infections curve in the OP, but I didn't devote that much attention to it. The infections curve has that weird sharp dip at the end, but I don't know how much significance to...
07-09-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 622
Posted By RubeRad

I think don't ask 3A that question, he'll peg you...

I think don't ask 3A that question, he'll peg you as a trump-supporting covid-hoaxer for sure!


'stuff you are hearing', do you have a sense what he's referring to? apparently rumors that the...
07-09-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 622
Posted By RubeRad

I guess that must be the case. It would have been...

I guess that must be the case. It would have been good if the Forbes article went into detail about the behavior of the 2/3. I would like to learn more about that.
07-09-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 622
Posted By RubeRad

How does 'every place is different, so we need...

How does 'every place is different, so we need different solutions by locale' equal 'you said some places were doing better, and now they're not'? Also, are places not different? Is there one...
07-09-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 622
Posted By RubeRad

So this: drug up a memory of something...

So this:



drug up a memory of something a friend told me* before all the coronavirus stuff. Sweden is often held up as an example of socialized medicine, but in Sweden (my friend said*), it is...
07-09-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 622
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah the Forbes article touched on that a little...

Yeah the Forbes article touched on that a little too:
'Nearly a third' doesn't seem to me like nearly enough to make any difference!
Forum: Foo
07-09-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 30,571
Posted By RubeRad

Is that Jennifer Lawrence? Looks like that guy's...

Is that Jennifer Lawrence? Looks like that guy's lucky day!
07-09-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 622
Posted By RubeRad

Dude, chill the f out! You continue to read...

Dude, chill the f out! You continue to read between my lines and find stuff that isn't there. I'm losing faith in my ability to dispassionately respond to your continual misinterpretation of my...
07-09-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 622
Posted By RubeRad

The Forbes article confirms that.

The Forbes article confirms that.
07-08-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 622
Posted By RubeRad

Yes, the Forbes article also notes that Sweden...

Yes, the Forbes article also notes that Sweden has much higher numbers than its neighboring countries. But even so, it is better off than the UK and Spain and Italy.

I judge 'almost done' by the...
07-08-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 622
Posted By RubeRad

Let's talk about Sweden

Sweden is at 5482 deaths (https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/sweden/), and appears to be almost done:
...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,033
Posted By RubeRad

I once called for a ride about 3mi from home...

I once called for a ride about 3mi from home because my front derailleur had fallen off and was dangling on the chain and I hadn't brought a multitool to deal with it.
07-08-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 737
Posted By RubeRad

Same time scale, different time offsets....

Same time scale, different time offsets. Otherwise all those graphs would be shifted left and right and even harder to see what's what
Forum: Commuting
07-08-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,033
Posted By RubeRad

I've been changing my own flats since I was 12...

I've been changing my own flats since I was 12 and had a work bike for my paper route. (Although back then I didn't have a patch kit and pump to change on the road, I'd have to walk the rest of the...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By RubeRad

People always say that to me, but I tell them...

People always say that to me, but I tell them I've been cycling to work near daily for 8 years now, and haven't lost a pound (except for a while through dieting). But it's gotta be better than...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,173
Posted By RubeRad

If you can't operate the shifter/brakes with...

If you can't operate the shifter/brakes with straight wrists, find the bolts holding them to the bar, and rotate them so you can.

Ride with hands as 'gingerly' or relaxed as possible. Try to...
07-08-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 737
Posted By RubeRad

Well, if it wasn't for the huge pieces of paper,...

Well, if it wasn't for the huge pieces of paper, that might be a good idea. And/or without a logarithmic scale, all the curves would just sit flat on the axis until right near the end when they shoot...
07-08-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 737
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah, that's a logarithmic Y axis, so even the...

Yeah, that's a logarithmic Y axis, so even the 'flat' curves are growing faster than they look
07-08-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 737
Posted By RubeRad

What are their death rates like? Are they at...

What are their death rates like? Are they at least quarantining the elderly?
07-08-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 737
Posted By RubeRad

Here's an interesting graph from the LA Times...

Here's an interesting graph from the LA Times (https://www.latimes.com/projects/california-coronavirus-cases-tracking-outbreak/#state-ranking)
...
07-08-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 310
Posted By RubeRad

lol, I get the picture, thx for the explanation....

lol, I get the picture, thx for the explanation. Maybe somebody else remembers the guy you're talking about. But yeah, I guess we shouldn't be that surprised when we elect a guy whose catch phrase is...
07-08-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 310
Posted By RubeRad

I don't get what you mean by 'that post'. Say...

I don't get what you mean by 'that post'. Say more?
07-08-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah, sounds like a personal problem. I would not...

Yeah, sounds like a personal problem. I would not notice super-vs-sub-script in CO2, and if challenged to guess which is right, I'm not sure I'd have gotten it. Then again I really didn't like Chem...
07-08-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 589
Posted By RubeRad

Wow, I forgot I posted this. My son's uni has a...

Wow, I forgot I posted this. My son's uni has a planned reopening for this fall, with features like:

* Classes will be offered in a variety of in-person and online formats. The larger a class,...
07-08-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 343
Posted By RubeRad

Is that tool called a Jackalope?

Is that tool called a Jackalope?
07-08-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 310
Posted By RubeRad

Yes, there was Oppenheimer, scientifically, but...

Yes, there was Oppenheimer, scientifically, but also a particular military guy (general?) who was the top administrator, interfacing with the government, etc. I'd have to look up his name again.
...
07-07-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 310
Posted By RubeRad

I read The History of the Atomic Bomb by Richard...

I read The History of the Atomic Bomb by Richard Rhodes earlier this year, and it was mind-blowing the industrial, construction, and personnel effort the U.S. put into atomic bomb production. We were...
07-07-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 737
Posted By RubeRad

Hey now them's fightin words! State vs State...

Hey now them's fightin words!

State vs State numbers should always be per capita, CA has the most people, so our case/death totals count for less.

TX doesn't even have the most land (#1 thing...
07-07-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 343
Posted By RubeRad

Should this be in Foo?

Should this be in Foo?
07-07-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By RubeRad

I assume, like regular flu, common colds would be...

I assume, like regular flu, common colds would be decreased by social distancing. See here:


https://www.bikeforums.net/coronavirus-covid-19/1205743-social-distancing-regular-flu.html
07-07-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19,156
Views: 3,123,769
Posted By RubeRad

My preferred open source advocate is Eric S...

My preferred open source advocate is Eric S Raymond: open source | Search Results | Armed and Dangerous (http://esr.ibiblio.org/?s=open+source&submit=Search)
07-07-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 517
Posted By RubeRad

Why do you insist on insisting that I am trying...

Why do you insist on insisting that I am trying to explain away the death toll?

OwenMackay is the one trying to explain away the death toll, I was just trying (and apparently failing) to make a...
07-07-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 517
Posted By RubeRad

Well maybe the 28% extra deaths this year are due...

Well maybe the 28% extra deaths this year are due to heart attacks, somebody should look into that too
Forum: Foo
07-07-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8,822
Views: 946,224
Posted By RubeRad

https://imgur.com/FIXNU9i.gifv I just tried...

https://imgur.com/FIXNU9i.gifv

I just tried your embed, and it's not working for me, but the idea is in the post box you type

<IMG>https://linky/linky</IMG>

Except with square brackets, not...
07-06-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 584
Posted By RubeRad

Especially if it is considered as just 1 rate for...

Especially if it is considered as just 1 rate for the whole population, since it is so different for different ages


in CA 80+ is like 7% of the cases (a small number which would be explained by...
07-06-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 930
Posted By RubeRad

That's what she was TRYING to do when they kicked...

That's what she was TRYING to do when they kicked her out of the Trader Joe's
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