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03-28-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 854
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Posted By livedarklions

[QUOTE=cyccommute;21386613]If Joe Bikerider...

[QUOTE=cyccommute;21386613]If Joe Bikerider approves, the next mission will violate the rules a little: Letís see those Covid19 emptied streets...but, and hereís the rule violation, letís get more...
03-27-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,614
Posted By livedarklions

My usual pattern is to ride 125-150 miles on...

My usual pattern is to ride 125-150 miles on Saturdays during the longer days of the year, then finish out the double century on Sunday, but I do the long ride by picking a destination 62-75 miles...
03-27-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 412
Posted By livedarklions

Not going to take a stab at the Bernoulli effect,...

Not going to take a stab at the Bernoulli effect, but riding side by side generally will involve a need to go single file periodically, so as a practical matter, this is really just an interesting...
03-27-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 54,503
Posted By livedarklions

Yup. here it is.

Yup. here it is.
03-27-20, 02:41 PM
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Views: 54,503
Posted By livedarklions

Sorry but cyccommute beat you by about two hours.

Sorry but cyccommute beat you by about two hours.
03-27-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 54,503
Posted By livedarklions

I think it's good for a one-off variation. If it...

I think it's good for a one-off variation. If it turns out well, maybe start a new thread with a second game.

The guy who Likes To Fight About The Rules is banned for a while, so this could be the...
03-27-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,839
Posted By livedarklions

It really isn't less bad. Diseases can be too...

It really isn't less bad. Diseases can be too fatal to spread rapidly, so they end up killing far fewer people than diseases with a lower fatality rate.

No one's postulating the end of western...
03-27-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,030
Posted By livedarklions

This is one of those dumb arguments I hear from...

This is one of those dumb arguments I hear from drivers--"cars don't run red lights". Yeah, right, they invented the delayed green as some sort of joke, right?
03-27-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 54,503
Posted By livedarklions

Can we stipulate that this is a one-off violation...

Can we stipulate that this is a one-off violation just for variety? That's really a very different kind of contest and once might be ok, but I think that should be a different thread if it's going...
03-27-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 625
Posted By livedarklions

Could this question be more in your wheelhouse?

Could this question be more in your wheelhouse?
03-27-20, 01:45 PM
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Views: 54,503
Posted By livedarklions

Mission us, man! I get out of work in an hour.

Mission us, man! I get out of work in an hour.
03-27-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,614
Posted By livedarklions

I think if you're riding in an urban area, the...

I think if you're riding in an urban area, the key may be to avoid paths and parks which are going to be overrun with pedestrians, and maybe focus on riding on the comparatively empty streets.
03-27-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,030
Posted By livedarklions

OK, so the one that annoys me is the three way...

OK, so the one that annoys me is the three way intersection with a stoplight or three way stop sign, and I'm FRAP out of the traffic lane on the non-intersected side. There is literally no lane of...
03-27-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,030
Posted By livedarklions

I always have the same reaction to the barking...

I always have the same reaction to the barking dog in car window scenario, and it's reflex--First, I get startled in a big way, then I immediately start laughing out of amusement. For some reason, I...
03-27-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,614
Posted By livedarklions

I think that's more of an issue of one particular...

I think that's more of an issue of one particular place being a crowd attractor than it is the notion of being outside in general. We really haven't had weather nice enough to attract a bunch of...
03-27-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By livedarklions

Every driver I know has noticed the same crazy...

Every driver I know has noticed the same crazy behavior.

Is it just that people figure cops aren't going to pull them over because they don't want to handle the license and registration or are...
03-27-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,174
Posted By livedarklions

Tell me more about the B'crats, George!

Tell me more about the B'crats, George!
03-27-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,455
Posted By livedarklions

Same old thread, different title. Seriously,...

Same old thread, different title.

Seriously, there is nothing new to say on this topic that hasn't been covered in literally dozens of threads.

There's a certain banned cat that must be shaking...
03-27-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,839
Posted By livedarklions

I thought it meant all those people who died of...

I thought it meant all those people who died of it were misinformed about its lethality. Very comforting.

Death rate is lower because more people are getting it than first thought, correct? ...
03-27-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,614
Posted By livedarklions

I think the probability issue is quite different...

I think the probability issue is quite different in Chicago than where I ride. Also Maelochs got it right, 25 miles is my after work short ride. No idea how long the mayor meant.
03-26-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 519
Posted By livedarklions

Bad bot or psychotic. Hard to know the...

Bad bot or psychotic. Hard to know the difference sometimes.
03-26-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,174
Posted By livedarklions

You've literally posted the exact same thing over...

You've literally posted the exact same thing over and over, and when someone refutes every bit of nonsense you post, you just ignore it and repeat the same empty nonsense again.

There's legitimate...
03-26-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,839
Posted By livedarklions

They're a little busy with this: ...

They're a little busy with this:
https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/coronavirus/nyc-nurse-who-treated-covid-19-patient-dies-another-hospital-reports-13-deaths-in-one-day/2344831/
03-26-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,839
Posted By livedarklions

Honest question, though--is general cycling the...

Honest question, though--is general cycling the place for a thread for people to argue about the causes, spread and severity of the virus? I get that it's supposed to be ok to walk away from an...
03-26-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,614
Posted By livedarklions

Reckless is one of those great words where the...

Reckless is one of those great words where the adjective survives after the root word has gone extinct.

"Once seemingly invincible, the word 'reck' has been thoroughly vinced."
03-26-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 20,933
Posted By livedarklions

Good April Fool's ad idea if anyone wants it--a...

Good April Fool's ad idea if anyone wants it--a phonograph attachment to a Rivendell bike.
03-26-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,839
Posted By livedarklions

Please inform the coronavirus that it's required...

Please inform the coronavirus that it's required to follow precedent and stop having an exponential spread rate and relatively high rate of death AND severe complications. Apparently it didn't get...
03-26-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 15,891
Posted By livedarklions

All we can do is eliminate our high risk...

All we can do is eliminate our high risk activities, there's no way to reduce your risk to zero as long as you're breathing and touching objects. Six feet may seem arbitrary, but it really isn't. ...
03-26-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 15,891
Posted By livedarklions

. Thanks, great explanation. It's been so...

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Thanks, great explanation. It's been so long since I've lived in a hot climate, I forgot the "stay inside during the day" aspect . I used to ride in the high heat/humidity of New Orleans, and...
03-26-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 54,503
Posted By livedarklions

Just my 2 cents here because people are going to...

Just my 2 cents here because people are going to do what they do, but I was watching this thread during my winter riding layoff because it was fun to "ride vicariously" . The cool pictures and...
03-25-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 20,933
Posted By livedarklions

This is now the 8-track tape of threads.

This is now the 8-track tape of threads.
03-25-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By livedarklions

You're an adult with a job, supposedly. Why do...

You're an adult with a job, supposedly. Why do you have a crossing guard?
03-25-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,614
Posted By livedarklions

That whole "almost an antonym" thing is why...

That whole "almost an antonym" thing is why "wreckless" is one of my favorite common misspellings.

Spell check doesn't catch it because "wreckless" and "reckless" are both legitimate words. ...
03-25-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,455
Posted By livedarklions

That's the aftermath of the bike share...

That's the aftermath of the bike share bubble--really a very different issue. Maybe I'm missing something here, but the premise of this whole thread really seems off the beam to me--high end carbon...
03-25-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,839
Posted By livedarklions

Is this thread thoroughly political at this point?

Is this thread thoroughly political at this point?
03-24-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 54,503
Posted By livedarklions

As the completer of exactly one mission, but a...

As the completer of exactly one mission, but a follower of this thread from the beginning, I have to say that if this turns into "lets find props in our yards", I'm going to be out very soon--that's...
03-24-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,174
Posted By livedarklions

Are you seriously going to bump this thread once...

Are you seriously going to bump this thread once a month with this stupidity?

Please explain how the NTSB could possibly realize a penny if states and localities collected fines. You are...
03-24-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 931
Posted By livedarklions

Chesters are great. I own 4 sets of them,...

Chesters are great. I own 4 sets of them, thousands of miles on each, no problems in any context. Durable as hell. They do mark up the soles of your shoes, but it isn't a real wear problem, just...
03-24-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,839
Posted By livedarklions

Really well beside the...

Really well beside the point--https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2749214
03-24-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,116
Posted By livedarklions

The transistor, the microchip, the...

The transistor, the microchip, the microprocessor, virtually all operating systems used worldwide, domination in the software sector,, and to your cultural point, worldwide domination in social...
03-23-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,116
Posted By livedarklions

So in the last post of that series, you utterly...

So in the last post of that series, you utterly lie about what you posted before, then accuse everyone else of a lack of reading comprehension.

You also appear to be making some sort of eugenics...
03-23-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,116
Posted By livedarklions

Somehow, I don't think nuance is the issue. ...

Somehow, I don't think nuance is the issue.

I smell gas, seeping from a bag.
03-23-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By livedarklions

Busy explaining to his clients why they still...

Busy explaining to his clients why they still need to follow court orders in a pandemic.
03-23-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,116
Posted By livedarklions

Does the expression "nation of immigrants" not...

Does the expression "nation of immigrants" not have any meaning for you?
03-23-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 15,891
Posted By livedarklions

That article grossly overstates the implications...

That article grossly overstates the implications of the "NEJM study", which can be read here: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMc2004973

The idea that the virus would remain viable in...
03-23-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 15,891
Posted By livedarklions

Hey, if you need to get into a stupid argument...

Hey, if you need to get into a stupid argument about noisemakers to blow off steam, I'm here for you, buddy!



Gotta say, the logic of a night-time only curfew doesn't seem to make a lot of...
03-23-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By livedarklions

Might be better for a bus passenger/jogging forum...

Might be better for a bus passenger/jogging forum but:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=sIY7BQkbIT8
03-22-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 15,891
Posted By livedarklions

The store I was in didn't control the number of...

The store I was in didn't control the number of people going in-- none of the stores around here are. Mostly it's people rushing around with their carts that were impossible to avoid. Kept almost...
03-22-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 15,891
Posted By livedarklions

I think the choice is either do that, or worse...

I think the choice is either do that, or worse than boredom will set in. Getting completely cooped up is really hard on people.
03-22-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 15,891
Posted By livedarklions

Looks like the combination of depopulated roads...

Looks like the combination of depopulated roads and highly populated MUPs might change people's routing decisions.

I did a 75 mile ride yesterday doing laps on the local 12.5 mile MUP. It's...
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