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Forum: Foo
10-09-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,457
Posted By Stadjer

Yeah, but Nijmegen is a 200K city and the...

Yeah, but Nijmegen is a 200K city and the connection isn't that strong. Nina Simone lived there while she was recuperating from mental issues and addiction and she liked it there because people...
Forum: Foo
10-09-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,457
Posted By Stadjer

People have been lying (a few) flowers and...

People have been lying (a few) flowers and candles on the stairs of the house where the Van Halen family lived in Nijmegen before they went to the USA. It's not a big event or something, just a small...
Forum: Foo
10-07-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,457
Posted By Stadjer

Yes, quite heavy, a bit seventies rough around...

Yes, quite heavy, a bit seventies rough around the edges and jolly, playfull. I like the timing of DLR on that album very much too. They had much more a party animal feel to them than the tough guy...
Forum: Commuting
10-06-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,631
Posted By Stadjer

Bike Gremlin The Netherlands is an exception in...

Bike Gremlin The Netherlands is an exception in Europe too, only Denmark and Flanders come somewhat close.


Actually there is a good video about that from the same guy:...
Forum: Foo
10-01-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7,970
Views: 1,471,714
Posted By Stadjer

In general a golden age for American design imo....

In general a golden age for American design imo. In cars there have been more than one....
Forum: Foo
09-28-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 794
Posted By Stadjer

I'll have the liver and onions. Also would have...

I'll have the liver and onions. Also would have as a kid.
Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 03:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,547
Posted By Stadjer

I got extremely lucky once in my 20's, during...

I got extremely lucky once in my 20's, during weekdays I had a habit of returning home from some bar somewhat after midnight and have a smoke and watch some tv with some roommates. With the BBC in a...
Forum: Foo
08-27-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11,163
Views: 2,299,230
Posted By Stadjer

Rear wheel drive, weight in the rear, why not?...

Rear wheel drive, weight in the rear, why not? And it's aircooled too.
Forum: Foo
08-27-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11,163
Views: 2,299,230
Posted By Stadjer

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

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Forum: Foo
08-14-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11,163
Views: 2,299,230
Posted By Stadjer

The drinking of the beer is often part of the...

The drinking of the beer is often part of the problem too.
Forum: Commuting
08-11-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By Stadjer

bonjourpanda Worcycles and Azor are somehow...

bonjourpanda Worcycles and Azor are somehow related, I don't know how exactly but I believe Workcycles has it's bikes or at least many parts manufactured by the Azor factory. I think the regular way...
Forum: Foo
08-04-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11,163
Views: 2,299,230
Posted By Stadjer

On Discovery Channel they would have mentioned...

On Discovery Channel they would have mentioned the number of African elephants tied together and dropped from how many Eiffel towers on top of eachother it takes to make a hole like that.
Forum: Commuting
07-10-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,309
Posted By Stadjer

I ride upright so that's much closer to what the...

I ride upright so that's much closer to what the backpack is designed for. I usually put it on the front rack anyway, but to be clear the strap doesn't go around the body. It's just a support, it...
07-10-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,636
Posted By Stadjer

Don't forget to put your seatbelt on too.

Don't forget to put your seatbelt on too.
Forum: Touring
07-09-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 208,428
Posted By Stadjer

It's food delivery, the French would probably not...

It's food delivery, the French would probably not tolerate it from other deliveries.
Forum: Foo
06-24-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,840
Posted By Stadjer

A link to the vid please.

A link to the vid please.
Forum: Touring
06-20-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 208,428
Posted By Stadjer

Mackerel used to be the only fish allowed to sell...

Mackerel used to be the only fish allowed to sell on sunday because it goes off quickly without refrigeration. That's also why they get smoked a lot, but the origin of holy smoke is probably another...
Forum: Foo
06-14-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 9,039
Views: 1,012,502
Posted By Stadjer

These are Russian youngsters hanging around...

These are Russian youngsters hanging around traffic to collect parts until they have their first car together.
Forum: Foo
06-05-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7,970
Views: 1,471,714
Posted By Stadjer

[/h1]Inward drumbrakes, slant straight-8 with...

[/h1]Inward drumbrakes, slant straight-8 with power taken from the middle, desmodromic valves. They don't build them like that anymore.
05-05-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,329
Posted By Stadjer

There seems to be a remarkable correlation...

There seems to be a remarkable correlation between air pollution and how hard the coronavirus hits.
Forum: Foo
04-28-20, 04:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By Stadjer

I was corrected quite early because of my habit...

I was corrected quite early because of my habit of tapping the screen for rhetoric effect, and was told this was bad for the (CRT) screen. Maybe that's the background?

Anyway, I believe the mouse...
Forum: Foo
04-22-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,381
Posted By Stadjer

Not in Belgium I presume, that's where I know it...

Not in Belgium I presume, that's where I know it from, I just translated it directly from Flemish. Probably there was a need for it in more places, what suprised me is that it was still normal in...
Forum: Foo
04-20-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,381
Posted By Stadjer

The nice thing about beer emergencies is that you...

The nice thing about beer emergencies is that you can be completely unapologetic about it. I went sailing with 8 friends once and somehow the logistics went wrong on the beer, there were only a few...
Forum: Foo
04-18-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By Stadjer

https://www.dumpert.nl/item/7888815_96fccef3

https://www.dumpert.nl/item/7888815_96fccef3
04-13-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,275
Posted By Stadjer

I don't want to downplay anything and encourage...

I don't want to downplay anything and encourage everybody to be careful about not distributing the virus. But if cycling close behind others would really make the virus spread fast, there would be a...
Forum: Foo
04-13-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,412
Posted By Stadjer

When people say that smoking is very bad what...

When people say that smoking is very bad what they really mean is that the habit of smoking a pack a day is bad, and most smokers do because it's extremely addictive. There are areas in European...
04-11-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,089
Posted By Stadjer

I'm sorry but this just isn't true. It's thrue...

I'm sorry but this just isn't true. It's thrue that the Netherlands was on a car dominant trajectory but not at the same stage or even the same trajectory. We had a war, occupation and a country to...
Forum: Foo
04-08-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11,163
Views: 2,299,230
Posted By Stadjer

Oh no, that Jesus Christ again in this time of...

Oh no, that Jesus Christ again in this time of year. That means centuries of trouble.
Forum: Foo
04-06-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,559
Posted By Stadjer

No, not yet and I don't think it would do much...

No, not yet and I don't think it would do much good without subtitles. I'm so bored I probably start subtitling YT videos myself soon but this would not be my first pick. It was mainly about the...
Forum: Foo
03-30-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,559
Posted By Stadjer

Flat lands just have more sky.

Flat lands just have more sky.
Forum: Foo
03-29-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,559
Posted By Stadjer

Good that it's on it's own. I think Texas is...

Good that it's on it's own. I think Texas is somewhat to the USA what Bavaria is to Germany, it has it's own stereotypes made into the national ones and it attracts stereotypes from elsewhere in the...
Forum: Foo
03-29-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,559
Posted By Stadjer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFYK-EcRyMg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFYK-EcRyMg
03-29-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By Stadjer

Yes, but there's a bit more to it. If the virus...

Yes, but there's a bit more to it. If the virus doesn't spread it will die, it needs to infect a person to stay alive. So after a time of social distancing there has to be very much less of the virus...
Forum: Foo
03-28-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,559
Posted By Stadjer

Very fitting for this brown star state heraldry.

Very fitting for this brown star state heraldry.
Forum: Foo
03-28-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Stadjer

Shut up 'n play yer guitar, not yer bike.

Shut up 'n play yer guitar, not yer bike.
Forum: Foo
03-26-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 144,799
Posted By Stadjer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORm8Fa3q4Ro ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORm8Fa3q4Ro

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yw4lqwh5c1g

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgkVFbxUHbA
Forum: Foo
03-05-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 144,799
Posted By Stadjer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byCqOvRMOvo ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byCqOvRMOvo
Guitar player died last month

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lYggk_vlEA
Translation of the lyrics is in the link for those who might be curious
...
02-28-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,942
Posted By Stadjer

It became a national evergreen but it's sung in a...

It became a national evergreen but it's sung in a local dialect where they are frugal with articles too. It means simply 'On (the) bike'. Which is usually a grandpa bike because that's the default...
02-27-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,942
Posted By Stadjer

I'm out of anglophonic cycling music video's. I...

I'm out of anglophonic cycling music video's. I like the song and lyrics, maybe the feel comes across.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1bYRaihts0
02-22-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,942
Posted By Stadjer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTe7U92ecX8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTe7U92ecX8
Forum: Foo
02-21-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11,163
Views: 2,299,230
Posted By Stadjer

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

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Forum: Foo
02-13-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 144,799
Posted By Stadjer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLjx4IeIQhc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLjx4IeIQhc
02-12-20, 03:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,194
Posted By Stadjer

I have 3 gears on my bike but the lowest gear...

I have 3 gears on my bike but the lowest gear isn't very useful in this kind of wind. It's not like you just spin right through, you need to be able to step on it and lean against the wind.
02-11-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,194
Posted By Stadjer

Good shot. ...

Good shot.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doQOEhVMr-Q
Forum: Foo
02-11-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 939
Posted By Stadjer

I watched a documentary series about the Rhine...

I watched a documentary series about the Rhine recently, and they started at it's origin. So very high up in the Alps of Switzerland between the untouched snow there's a tiny crystal clear stream of...
Forum: Foo
02-11-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 939
Posted By Stadjer

That's my angle too, nobody really likes plastic....

That's my angle too, nobody really likes plastic. Not the feel, not the look, not the sound, it's not like you're trying to take away steel, wood or leather from people. That's probably why people...
Forum: Foo
02-10-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7,970
Views: 1,471,714
Posted By Stadjer

I think in general the Americans and the...

I think in general the Americans and the Europeans pay about the same per mile or commute. I like big cars with an appropriate number of cilindres (I like small cars too, midsize not so much) but it...
Forum: Foo
02-10-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 939
Posted By Stadjer

Personally I'm not too fussy about it. Because I...

Personally I'm not too fussy about it. Because I don't like it and prefer to get groceries at the farmer's market I don't consume much plastic anyway. But if I happened to buy a plastic bag in the...
02-10-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,194
Posted By Stadjer

For some reason it's much safer on a bicycle I...

For some reason it's much safer on a bicycle I think. Partly because of the speed of course, but I never liked strong winds on a moped. On a bike the wind seems part of the balance, when you lean...
02-10-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,194
Posted By Stadjer

Actually the early end was because the storm was...

Actually the early end was because the storm was still gaining in force and it would get too dangerous for the trucks transporting all the event's gear later in the day. For the cyclists the danger...
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