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Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,785
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The space pen did come through though, but not...

The space pen did come through though, but not for its ability tom write at any angle
https://www.eetimes.com/author.asp?doc_id=1283891&section_id=4#

"How a felt-tipped pen saved the Apollo 11...
Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,785
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Just like the Russian low tech 2 Ruble/10˘ space...

Just like the Russian low tech 2 Ruble/10˘ space pencil.
Forum: Foo
07-18-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,785
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Everything was custom built for big $$$'s on the...

Everything was custom built for big $$$'s on the Command Module, as well as the Lunar Excursion Module and Saturn Rocket.
07-18-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,247
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The above statement is a lot different than your...

The above statement is a lot different than your previous assumptions and overreach (below) on this subject:

"At least in the US, there's both a social and legal trend that, contrary to your...
07-18-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,247
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Are you implying that motorists who are driving...

Are you implying that motorists who are driving though an intersection on a through street (without a stop or yield-to-pedestrian sign controlling their movement) are obligated, let alone likely, to...
07-18-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,247
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Is that what motorists do in NYC, or any other...

Is that what motorists do in NYC, or any other East Coast metropolitan area in the U.S to allow pedestrians and cyclists to cross at unmarked locations without traffic controls? Yeah, sure. :lol:
07-18-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,906
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

A cyclist should worry about being issued a $500...

A cyclist should worry about being issued a $500 ticket by one of those pesky bunnies or squirrels about as much as any sane or rational person would worry, fret or agonize about getting a $500...
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,785
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

This dance track sums it all up! ...

This dance track sums it all up!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sG4LbEPQSsY&pbjreload=10
07-17-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,311
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Please explain what your driving encounters with...

Please explain what your driving encounters with other motorists, without any bicycling content, have to do with the thread topic or with bicycling safety or advocacy? Do traffic reports that confirm...
07-16-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,886
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The OP posted one VIDEO filled with jumps or cuts...

The OP posted one VIDEO filled with jumps or cuts that could actually disguise the whole story. The video captions in fact indicated that the cyclist intended to confront the motorist after being...
07-16-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,886
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I'm "brilliant" enough to recognize that...

I'm "brilliant" enough to recognize that everything posted on YouTube and other popular social media sites by people trying to influence others to take some course of action, may not necessarily be...
07-16-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,311
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

No need for any actual living car free content to...

No need for any actual living car free content to fit right in on the LCF list.

There is seldom anything posted on the LCF list about the subject of living car free as most people would interpret...
07-16-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,886
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Sounds like excellent advice for an A&S...

Sounds like excellent advice for an A&S electronic lynch mob.:rolleyes:
07-16-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,886
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

No possible valid defense against whatever...

No possible valid defense against whatever charges Internet kibitzers can imagine, based on YouTube videos that were previously edited?

Must take some kind of lawyer to make that interpretation of...
07-15-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,886
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Ya mean that testimony and complaints from people...

Ya mean that testimony and complaints from people whose only involvement or knowledge of the incident is from viewing edited YouTube snippets aren't sufficient to indict the evil doer of whatever the...
07-15-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,538
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Probably the answer from some of our more...

Probably the answer from some of our more dogmatic A&S (and LCF) friends would be yes.
07-15-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 731
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Tried and true low...

Tried and true low tech.https://www.publicdomainpictures.net/pictures/180000/velka/paper-and-a-pencil-1467185202BWe.jpg
07-15-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 727
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

But likely to have insult and accusation of...

But likely to have insult and accusation of drunken stupor thrown at him by some pseudo Temperance Movement character who thinks anything he believes and posts is the "proven" essence of great...
07-14-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 915
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Some people seem to report having more than their...

Some people seem to report having more than their share of dramatic experiences with motorists and the police when cycling.
07-14-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,886
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Even off duty cops can't arrest people over...

Even off duty cops can't arrest people over incidents that they "witnessed" only on an edited Youtube video.

It is no wonder that there are so many people running around with their hair on fire...
07-13-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,091
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

"Prototypical LCF poster"

"Prototypical LCF poster"
07-13-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 152,187
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to Wild and Crazy Guys: How...

Finished listening to Wild and Crazy Guys: How the Comedy Mavericks of the '80s Changed Hollywood Forever, by Nick de Semlyen. Good book about the funny men who were featured in the first few years...
07-13-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,091
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I don't make fun of your, or anybody else's use...

I don't make fun of your, or anybody else's use of the family car but your peculiar semantic gyrations about ownership of the car that is a part of your household in order to maintain your so-called...
07-13-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,091
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Consider yourself anything you like, including...

Consider yourself anything you like, including "car free".

BTW, does your wife require you to get all transportation as well as your own groceries, shopping and emergency service without any...
07-13-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,886
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You didn't think that it was relevant to mention...

You didn't think that it was relevant to mention in the OP that you were not involved nor have any first hand knowledge of this incident?:rolleyes:

But you are taking some sort of action to...
07-13-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,560
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Arbitrary mandatory helmet requirement imposed by...

Arbitrary mandatory helmet requirement imposed by organizers or local sponsoring bike club/bike store, usually justified with bogus excuse that "our insurance requires it."
07-12-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 152,187
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Try, It Can't Happen Here, by Sinclair Lewis. ...

Try, It Can't Happen Here, by Sinclair Lewis.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/17/books/review/classic-novel-that-predicted-trump-sinclar-lewis-it-cant-happen-here.html...
07-12-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,091
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You will fit right in on this list. You are...

You will fit right in on this list.
You are planning to use your car(s) less than previously but still will keep and use one car because given your circumstances it is better for your family than...
07-12-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,906
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

It is highly doubtful that this ("$500 ‘Speeding...

It is highly doubtful that this ("$500 ‘Speeding Tickets’ for Riding BIKES Over 15 MPH") is being done at all - given that the OP's source appears to a scare mongering article from a highly biased...
07-12-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,906
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Sure your assumptions are "proven." You said so...

Sure your assumptions are "proven." You said so and that settles it, right?:rolleyes:
07-10-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,311
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

An even better fit in P&R or Foo where most of...

An even better fit in P&R or Foo where most of the LCF threads, which are mostly political, sociological and economic ranting/fantasizing, belong anyway.
07-10-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,439
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Recommend that you stop telling so-called...

Recommend that you stop telling so-called experienced cyclists or cycling enthusiasts about your good rides; why subject yourself to the derision of dumasses with negative and elitist attitudes?
...
07-07-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,222
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

It was a long time ago, but I do not remember any...

It was a long time ago, but I do not remember any problem with rain while we were in NL.
Forum: Commuting
07-07-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,262
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

5 people, two adults and 3 children (10, 7, 7 yo)...

5 people, two adults and 3 children (10, 7, 7 yo) on a 1000 km r/t to ride the bike paths near Lisse, NL during tulip growing season April 1991.

Memories that last forever; cost of the extra gas...
07-07-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,222
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Life with TWO bike racks and a memorable bike...

Life with TWO bike racks and a memorable bike ride! ;) A good ride and a great destination makes the hassle worthwhile.


Family car (1986 German spec Corolla) loaded up during 1,000 km r/t...
07-06-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,017
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

My wife has been very happy with this 5 speed...

My wife has been very happy with this 5 speed Collegiate that I picked up at a local garage sale about 13 years ago for about $10 or $15. It needed no repairs or maintenance. I added the bell and...
07-06-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,906
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The imaginary 7 year old boy (and imaginary 7...

The imaginary 7 year old boy (and imaginary 7 year old Suzie too), who receives an imaginary $500 ticket will go to his imaginary grandfather,Daddy Warbucks and get him to pay the imaginary fine to...
07-05-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,660
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Does CR still make reference to the discredited...

Does CR still make reference to the discredited Thompson "study metrics" that bicycle helmets prevent 85% of head injuries? The last time I read the print version a few years ago they still were...
Forum: Commuting
07-04-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,745
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

There is no need to disconnect the shift cable to...

There is no need to disconnect the shift cable to remove the wheel in order to replace a tire or tube on a Shimano 7 or 8 speed IGH. There is enough slack in the cable assembly to move the wheel out...
07-04-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,174
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Do most of the people assembling lower cost...

Do most of the people assembling lower cost bicycles sold at LBS's earn much (or any) more than employees of big box store outlets for bicycles? Are they likely to have any better benefits, or any...
Forum: Foo
07-03-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7,768
Views: 1,306,013
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

How about scanned pictures of some snapshots of...

How about scanned pictures of some snapshots of the 1976 M-B 250 I bought in 1986 and drove with my family throughout Germany, as well as NL, Austria and France while living in Germany from 1986 to...
07-02-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 152,187
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Great audio book, and very good movie too...

Great audio book, and very good movie too :thumb:; streaming for free on Kanopy and Prime Video. Swedish movie subtitled in English.
07-02-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,906
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Why don't you ride to Denver and find out? After...

Why don't you ride to Denver and find out? After all, this alleged off-the-wall ticketing scheme doesn't have any impact within 1000+ miles of your current riding location. Maybe if you hurry you...
07-01-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 152,187
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I'd recommend American Tabloid, the first and...

I'd recommend American Tabloid, the first and best novel of the Underworld USA Trilogy, written by James Ellroy. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Underworld_USA_Trilogy It is much better when Ellroy was...
07-01-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,538
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Front and rear reflectors are required for new...

Front and rear reflectors are required for new bicycles sold in the U.S.A. by law. except for track bicycles....
06-30-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 152,187
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to This Storm, the latest...

Finished listening to This Storm, the latest novel of LA Noir by James Ellroy.Disappointing and nowhere near as entertaining as Ellroy's previous novels. Too repetitive and too long; needed drastic...
06-30-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,086
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

An expectation of Teetotalism among cyclists (or...

An expectation of Teetotalism among cyclists (or at least those considered as "serious cyclists"), or abstinence before, during and/or after so-called "serious rides" or while on a bike trail is...
06-30-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,906
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The alleged problem with frequent MUP debate...

The alleged problem with frequent MUP debate among the general cycling community could be greatly reduced by:


Not drawing exaggerated conclusions from the various emotional screeds on this...
06-29-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,906
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Do tell, what rising rate of cycling incidents...

Do tell, what rising rate of cycling incidents involving pedestrians? Where, measured how, and since when?



Your homeworked sources for alleged factoids about an "increasing rate of cycling...
06-29-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,906
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Do tell, what rising rate of cycling incidents...

Do tell, what rising rate of cycling incidents involving pedestrians? Where, measured how, and since when?
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