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07-07-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 274
Posted By skookum

I thought the nextstrain genomic epidemiology...

I thought the nextstrain genomic epidemiology data put a fairly definite limit on when the first case in the US could have arrived?

Its pretty fashionable to claim you were sick late last fall or...
07-01-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By skookum

Vaccine progress

Overview of vaccine progress as of June 30.

Chemistry World (https://www.chemistryworld.com/news/explainer-how-is-the-vaccine-pipeline-for-covid-19-looking/4012068.article)
07-01-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,209
Posted By skookum

Learn to express yourself clearly or be forever...

Learn to express yourself clearly or be forever ignored.
07-01-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,209
Posted By skookum

You would probably get a better response if you...

You would probably get a better response if you could construct a coherent post. I think you might have some interesting points there but I am not sure. Its too difficult to parse.Or it might be just...
06-30-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 944
Posted By skookum

This woman obviously has some issues she is...

This woman obviously has some issues she is dealing with perhaps mental health related.
I'm not sure circulating videos of her freaking out is helping anybody, certainly not her.
06-27-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,209
Posted By skookum

We aren't going to know until this thing is over...

We aren't going to know until this thing is over and we can look back. Everything is just speculation.
06-26-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,596
Posted By skookum

Hot Rod Lincoln -extended version Bill...

Hot Rod Lincoln -extended version

Bill Kirchen (Commander Cody)

Hot Rod Lincoln
06-26-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,596
Posted By skookum

Here is an awesome Texas band. Saw them at...

Here is an awesome Texas band.

Saw them at the Calgary Folk Fest last summer. Really incredible.

Asleep at the Wheel
06-26-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,596
Posted By skookum

Smile I like Texas. And Texans. I dont necessarily...

I like Texas. And Texans. I dont necessarily agree with their opinions and such, but the people there that I have met (of all persuasions) were friendly and likable.

My brother in law was a big...
06-26-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,596
Posted By skookum

Posting KISS vids should result in automatic...

Posting KISS vids should result in automatic banning.
06-22-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 2,897
Posted By skookum

I'm still not sure what you guys are arguing...

I'm still not sure what you guys are arguing about.

A back of the envelope IFR is 1%.

That fits right between the estimates Ruberad made for Lompoc prison and Diamond Princess. Agreed that...
06-22-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 2,897
Posted By skookum

Beijing reported a cluster of new cases last...

Beijing reported a cluster of new cases last week.
...
06-14-20, 07:30 PM
06-11-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,346
Posted By skookum

Its not a mouse.

Its not a mouse.
06-10-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By skookum

Its not true that we don't know if it is...

Its not true that we don't know if it is effective. It almost certainly is not.

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/06/three-big-studies-dim-hopes-hydroxychloroquine-can-treat-or-prevent-covid-19
06-08-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,043
Posted By skookum

That is what the internet is all about, but...

That is what the internet is all about, but thanks for making that disclaimer. I find it very interesting to talk about and speculate about those things, but remember most of it is just talk.
05-25-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 527
Posted By skookum

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x400/1590425055_471e99074680370fd2f93c90a314b26188fe947e.jpeg
Poster describing Japanese methods to reduce spread of the virus.
05-21-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,184
Posted By skookum

Hamsters wearing masks

Study: Surgical masks can reduce spread of COVID-19 virus by up to 75% (https://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/Study-Surgical-masks-reduce-spread-hamster-hong-ko-15284369.php)

Lots of...
05-21-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,934
Posted By skookum

I've seen lots of obnoxious cyclists. Not a...

I've seen lots of obnoxious cyclists. Not a majority, to be sure, but there is a certain demographic who appear to take great pride in it.
05-19-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,398
Posted By skookum

Yes. This situation is difficult because what we...

Yes. This situation is difficult because what we know is constantly changing and even real experts don't agree. The only thing I can say is to listen to those experts and if they disagree try and...
05-19-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,398
Posted By skookum

It would be helpful to know who the expert on CNN...

It would be helpful to know who the expert on CNN was, and what are their qualifications, as well as exactly what they said.

I agree there are lots of fake experts, many with MDs or other higher...
05-19-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,346
Posted By skookum

There have been a few on bikeforums, I agree, but...

There have been a few on bikeforums, I agree, but other forums and other social media are worse.

We have access to almost all of human knowldedge in a few seconds from a little device we carry in...
05-18-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By skookum

I like that. When will it be safe to resume...

I like that.

When will it be safe to resume group rides?

When we have a vaccine.
05-18-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,346
Posted By skookum

To prevent conspiracy theories, stay off social...

To prevent conspiracy theories, stay off social media. Especially facebook.
05-16-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By skookum

I guess thats a good sign , but I am going to...

I guess thats a good sign , but I am going to wait before I buy any ice cream.
05-09-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By skookum

That is how China beat it. I can't see that kind...

That is how China beat it. I can't see that kind of policy working in other countries.
05-05-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,063
Posted By skookum

If you're a handy do it yourself kind of person,...

If you're a handy do it yourself kind of person, livestock is pretty cheap right now. Ever want to try curing your own bacon? Now is your chance.
04-30-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,509
Posted By skookum

These guys were rebuked by two medical...

These guys were rebuked by two medical associations.

https://www.kget.com/health/coronavirus/joint-statement-issued-by-national-physicians-groups-condemns-reckless-of-two-bakersfield-doctors/
04-27-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,509
Posted By skookum

Ioannaidis is not being stifled. He is definitely...

Ioannaidis is not being stifled. He is definitely getting a lot of criticism. It should not be personal.
I guess time will tell. In the mean time I hope they can keep it civil.
04-27-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,509
Posted By skookum

An article explaining some of the push back on...

An article explaining some of the push back on the Santa Clara story.

All Bayesians and amateur epidemiologists (all of us) should read it.




Undark...
04-26-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,926
Posted By skookum

We need another thread for quackery.

We need another thread for quackery.
04-25-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,698
Posted By skookum

It wasn't a published study by experts and...

It wasn't a published study by experts and professionals. It was a study by an engineer who didn't bother to consult with virologists or medical experts. The initial idea was good, but the execution...
04-24-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 25,562
Posted By skookum

You can still express your crackpot opinion, just...

You can still express your crackpot opinion, just not on youtube. There are other platforms. Or you can make a sandwich board and go down to Nathan Phillips Square
and stand around all day. Other...
04-23-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,509
Posted By skookum

My general principle is, if it is being shared on...

My general principle is, if it is being shared on facebook, then it isn't true.
04-23-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 25,562
Posted By skookum

Don't try this at home.

Don't try this at home.
04-22-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 25,562
Posted By skookum

The gray line labelled "Total weekly death...

The gray line labelled "Total weekly death average " is the 5 year average of deaths from all causes, what you would expect at that time, if there was not something extraordinary going on. It looks...
04-21-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 25,562
Posted By skookum

You don't have to read this whole topic, here is...

You don't have to read this whole topic, here is an article that explains all the current conspiracy theories in one place. Pick the one you like and go with it.

COVID: Top 10 current conspiracy...
04-21-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 25,562
Posted By skookum

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x400/1587482770_449b1a4ec585a8d0bcac470d1d8fc46fdea3f474.jpeg
04-19-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 25,562
Posted By skookum

https://twitter.com/trvrb/status/12491296864641146...

https://twitter.com/trvrb/status/1249129686464114689
https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/532254561386262528/gHX_F_KC_reasonably_small.png (https://twitter.com/trvrb)
Trevor Bedford...
04-18-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 25,562
Posted By skookum

It's a conspiracy theory. It's not supposed to...

It's a conspiracy theory. It's not supposed to make sense.
04-18-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 25,562
Posted By skookum

I think everybody should have their own...

I think everybody should have their own conspiracy theory.
04-18-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,631
Posted By skookum

Gamma globulin was a common injection as a...

Gamma globulin was a common injection as a prophylactic against Hepatitis A. I remember getting one prior to travel in the mid 1980s. You had to get a booster every six months. Now there are...
04-17-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 25,562
Posted By skookum

Everybody (except South Korea and Taiwan) keeps...

Everybody (except South Korea and Taiwan) keeps missing the boat.

We watched what was happening in China, then Iran, Italy, Spain and then North America.

The smaller more isolated parts of the...
04-17-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 25,562
Posted By skookum

Why not just close the packing plant, test...

Why not just close the packing plant, test EVERYBODY involved with it, sanitize plant and re-open?

Having the virus propagating unchecked in the community is not going to help the economy.
Forum: Touring
04-13-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By skookum

Bike packing is for hipsters and bike touring is...

Bike packing is for hipsters and bike touring is for geezers.
04-12-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,458
Posted By skookum

I wouldn't bother wearing a mask while riding...

I wouldn't bother wearing a mask while riding unless it became mandatory. In other situations like the grocery store, sure if I could get one. You can't get them here.

Here is a 9 minute podcast...
04-09-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,642
Posted By skookum

They are going to make their decision on May 15....

They are going to make their decision on May 15. I think its crazy and irresponsible to be even considering it at this point.
04-02-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,936
Posted By skookum

The story has made the NYT, which doesn't make it...

The story has made the NYT, which doesn't make it true of course, but its out of the realm of conspiracy theories.

Its behind a paywall, so I will just quote a couple of excerpts.



I have no...
Forum: Touring
03-31-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,739
Posted By skookum

Or if you are just fascinated by the technology.

Or if you are just fascinated by the technology.
03-30-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,890
Posted By skookum

Experts can't agree but bike forum posters are...

Experts can't agree but bike forum posters are certain.
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