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07-16-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 334
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Posted By Mobile 155

I think is is also telling that some that are in...

I think is is also telling that some that are in absolute opposition to any E bikes are highly unlikely to be riding single track in our national forests.

But in truth does it really matter...
07-15-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,504
Posted By Mobile 155

It it is just a conversation about change not an...

It it is just a conversation about change not an attack on important issues of the day. E bikes will or won’t take the lions share of the cycling world and only time will tell. Not my circus and not...
07-15-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,504
Posted By Mobile 155

Things can change. Like no steel bikes being...

Things can change. Like no steel bikes being raced in the TDF. A move to ban all mountain bikes on some hiking trails or at least segregating hiking trails. And even Monmouth Mountain allowing E...
07-12-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,861
Posted By Mobile 155

The new proposal is dockless. Pick up the bike...

The new proposal is dockless. Pick up the bike or scooter wherever you find one. Unlock it with a Phone app and drop it off wherever you like. Next to a bar, dumpster, behind a liquor store or by a...
07-12-19, 10:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,155
Posted By Mobile 155

It is a roll of the dice. Jim Fixx died at 52. ...

It is a roll of the dice. Jim Fixx died at 52. Mr. Healthy living, heart attack. Hugh Hefner died at 91 not so healthy living. Adele Davis only made it 70 years leading health expert. Charlie...
07-08-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,504
Posted By Mobile 155

Might as well be civil it often accomplishes...

Might as well be civil it often accomplishes more. I have heard the same concerns in several things I have been involved in. Sailing had some similarities. Even how you navigated would bring heated...
07-07-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,504
Posted By Mobile 155

a No one has to talk to the Forrest service....

a

No one has to talk to the Forrest service. It is already under consideration. And analog bikes are not allowed on hiking trails and horse paths so e bikes aren't allowed either.

It...
07-07-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,504
Posted By Mobile 155

If you read a history of the Tour De France you...

If you read a history of the Tour De France you will see Desgrange was against teams, and gear changes. He wasnít impressed when they came out with replaceable gears and there was no wheel changes if...
07-07-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,504
Posted By Mobile 155

It can happen sooner than we think. Like you I...

It can happen sooner than we think. Like you I have a friend, a dentist in fact, that has several top line CF road bikes. He also has some classic steel but with modern components. Two years ago...
07-06-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,504
Posted By Mobile 155

At the current level of Pedal assist aren't they...

At the current level of Pedal assist aren't they under the same umbrella as bicycles. I don't approve of any bicycles on the sidewalk but some cities allow it. Still they have a limit on power so...
07-06-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,504
Posted By Mobile 155

Restricted?

Restricted?
07-06-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,504
Posted By Mobile 155

Is that like telling your kids to eat their...

Is that like telling your kids to eat their vegetables? I thought lawns were bad and only native plants were good.

Is cycling supposed to be beneficial for everyone? And all this time I thought...
06-28-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,504
Posted By Mobile 155

It demonstrates about where I am at this point in...

It demonstrates about where I am at this point in life. The hills are getting longer. Century rides are fewer and flatter. I no longer rider with the club riders and I prefer my MTB for comfort...
06-27-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,861
Posted By Mobile 155

I contend that unattended bicycles and scooters...

I contend that unattended bicycles and scooters are viewed by some like shopping carts. Much like graffiti there is a subset of society that see these things as prime targets with minimal risk for...
06-27-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,861
Posted By Mobile 155

Any business plan that counts on the honesty of...

Any business plan that counts on the honesty of the population is living in a dream world. If private citizens lose truck loads of bicycles in the average city after being parked and locked what...
06-25-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,504
Posted By Mobile 155

We may argue what is and what isnít a cyclist but...

We may argue what is and what isnít a cyclist but in reality there are reasons people are looking at E-bikes. Food for thought in the following.
...
06-22-19, 12:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,922
Posted By Mobile 155

Do you really wonder or do you not know what they...

Do you really wonder or do you not know what they think of the other methods of transportation? With all of the community groups I have attended and social functions I personally am not so mystified.
06-17-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,504
Posted By Mobile 155

This kind of discussion almost always devolves...

This kind of discussion almost always devolves into what a real cyclist is. I had to read the Book bike tribes to discover how divided we can be. I am not sure there is an agreed on definition. I...
06-09-19, 12:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,449
Posted By Mobile 155

I think, only guessing here, that he has a...

I think, only guessing here, that he has a Ferves, maybe a ranger. They are a micro car that some states register as LSV because they are pretty slow. They have a less than 500 cc motor and got...
06-07-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,585
Posted By Mobile 155

Looking at the cost estimate he made, and I...

Looking at the cost estimate he made, and I believe there are some additions where some subtractions should be. If you rent a car for $10.00 an hour and pay someone to drive it $18.00 and hour you...
06-06-19, 12:40 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,585
Posted By Mobile 155

We have both in my area but believe it or not I...

We have both in my area but believe it or not I see more Uber and Lyft drivers, at least their cars, when I get one of my Amazon orders delivered by the same day service. A car cruises by my porch...
06-05-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,585
Posted By Mobile 155

I did have a question. Today I saw a car with...

I did have a question. Today I saw a car with both an Uber and a Lyft sticker on it. It seems like neither company cares?
06-05-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

TP, i May have to apologize to you. I have...

TP,
i May have to apologize to you. I have said in the past that some of our seem hopeless because we are diametrically opposed to each otherís way of life. And yet I have still tried to reach...
06-05-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,585
Posted By Mobile 155

No sir he understands it. You have just poked a...

No sir he understands it. You have just poked a hole in his balloon.

I will speculate again that someone is looking for a free car that they donít own so they can keep their LCF badge.
...
06-05-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

TP We vote every time we spend our money. We...

TP
We vote every time we spend our money. We open our wallet and buy a car. I do not agree transportation projects fund cars. And all you have to do to prove your contentions is get people to...
06-05-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

I have known others that have as well. Still I...

I have known others that have as well. Still I contend the choice to do so was made with the same amount of thought that someone makes in a job choice or the purchase of a car. None of the people...
06-05-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

TP, you have still not addressed the point and...

TP,
you have still not addressed the point and I donít believe you can. People prefer comfort and personal freedom. They also prefer a good paying job. You and you alone have proposed that success...
06-05-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

Are you trying to say you know better than the...

Are you trying to say you know better than the rest of society what will make them happy? Are you saying they are fools? I donít accept that concept for a second.

Can you demonstrate your idea of...
06-05-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

TP one last thing, if someone is sitting in a...

TP
one last thing, if someone is sitting in a room with 100 people and the choice is given to each one of how to get around more than 94 of them in the U S will choose something other than public...
06-05-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

First things first. Government also funds mass...

First things first. Government also funds mass transit and roads. They do so with taxes and borrowed money. It doesnít have to be a giant conspiracy it can be as simple as best practices to make...
06-05-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

You are introducing proofs into the fantasy that...

You are introducing proofs into the fantasy that success is a bad thing. Your example of walking to donkeys to horses proves itself out all over this world. Some just need to get out of their...
06-04-19, 10:34 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,585
Posted By Mobile 155

Maybe if Opra gave them a free car and they were...

Maybe if Opra gave them a free car and they were all on the title? But then they wouldn't be car free by the forum rules. Ok scratcch that idea.
06-04-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

TO, Dude people that are getting their salaries...

TO,
Dude people that are getting their salaries cut often give up driving because they cannot afford it. That is also why they often lose their house. Transportation projects do not make up the...
06-04-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,585
Posted By Mobile 155

I think having the person sponsoring this driving...

I think having the person sponsoring this driving program should buy the car and have to go find it every day after the last driver has dropped it off wherever that might be. After all the car still...
06-04-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

TP, this is so sad it is amusing. If the...

TP,
this is so sad it is amusing. If the suggestion is that we would be better off poor I suggest you go visit any third world country without the resources to fund highway projects. Poverty is...
06-03-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

Where does the publicís preference fall in this? ...

Where does the publicís preference fall in this? Should the voter have a voice in if their tax money is spent on trains, buses, planes, car or motorcycles? Or should the easiest solutions be...
06-03-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

Some touch of the same reasons here. I kept at...

Some touch of the same reasons here. I kept at it for a long time but realized it simply wouldnít work for ď mostĒ of the people I know. Over the years I learned that most people are not fools that...
06-03-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

What is sad is we are supposed to be addressing...

What is sad is we are supposed to be addressing the problem with mass transit in this country and someone keeps trying to drag the conversation to people who work hard make too much money or live in...
06-03-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,585
Posted By Mobile 155

TP just so we have a working reference can you...

TP just so we have a working reference can you point out a place where this business plan is working? Some place any place where there is a capital outlay plus continuing outlay that allows non...
06-02-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

I am getting my car painted like a bus as we...

I am getting my car painted like a bus as we speak. I will transfer to a plane disguised as a sailing ship. I hope to be met at the airport dressed as a long haired hermit. I need to transfer some...
06-02-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,504
Posted By Mobile 155

I am so close to getting a E-Bike. And like you...

I am so close to getting a E-Bike. And like you I am not interested in what my old group ride thinks. I just know it feels better on those long climbs.
06-02-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

Oops... you just joined the conspiracy of people...

Oops... you just joined the conspiracy of people making too much money and discriminating against those who want to work for less.

We we hold a conspiracy meeting once a month at a coffee shop...
06-02-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

TP you have made no points any number of times....

TP
you have made no points any number of times. You have no clue how I would act if a job required a bicycle or even walking to work. No more than you had a clue as to why the Great Plains lacked...
06-01-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

Nothing you are complaining about is been...

Nothing you are complaining about is been presented as evidence. There are certain physical limitations the car free person has restricted themselves to and it is not societies job to cater to that....
06-01-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

TP there is no where in the constitution that an...

TP there is no where in the constitution that an employer has to try and make life easier for someone to LCF. LCF is a choice that, like budgeting, takes into account the difficulties that lifestyle...
05-31-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

Unlike the other poster I believe you because...

Unlike the other poster I believe you because having a car can be a requirement for many jobs. It isn't a word of mouth myth it is true. The local school district makes the same requirement for a...
05-31-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

Yes this touches on the issue as well. The bus...

Yes this touches on the issue as well. The bus service needs to change to service the customer not the customer needs to change to make life easier for the bus. If the bus service cannot change or...
05-31-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

Now the real problem has been identified. We...

Now the real problem has been identified. We live in a world or rather society with time frames that a bus can't accommodate much of the time. With lack of punctuality comes lack of interest. ...
05-31-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

My sister did the very same thing. The Bus...

My sister did the very same thing. The Bus company even offered free rides to drivers going to work. But the bus doesn't tend to run on time that early nor does it run as often for those that get...
05-31-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,601
Posted By Mobile 155

I still contend that has nothing to do with why...

I still contend that has nothing to do with why we as a nation have backed off of buses. The more "if, and if and if," you add doesn't add credence to the argument. You or the government are buying...
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