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04-22-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,774
Posted By JoeyBike

Agreed. I can tell you first hand from New...

Agreed. I can tell you first hand from New Orleans that having a Mardi Gras parade 21 days "in a row" during a pandemic is not too smart. Now we know. The Tour is very much like Mardi Gras for the...
03-27-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By JoeyBike

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03-26-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By JoeyBike

I'm back on the bike thanks to C-19.

Thanks to the current "Stay At Home" orders in my state (Louisiana) our street grid in New Orleans have become a mostly deserted cycling utopia. Given that our medical professionals have enough to...
03-26-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,345
Posted By JoeyBike

And still no one is even whispering Zero...

And still no one is even whispering Zero Population Growth. Seems obvious. Too many people. If all of these younger "Green New Deal" people swore to only have zero, one, or two kids and one or two...
02-15-20, 12:27 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 16,728
Posted By JoeyBike

Never saw a train (thread) go off the track and...

Never saw a train (thread) go off the track and end up in a BETTER place! Kudos.
01-26-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,669
Posted By JoeyBike

First of all...nice account of your feelings!...

First of all...nice account of your feelings! Yeah, I get it.

Have you considered, or is it available to you, all of the delivery options available in cities these days? There are TV commercials...
01-23-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,166
Posted By JoeyBike

He wasn't so drunk that he slammed into rear end...

He wasn't so drunk that he slammed into rear end of the auto traffic jam on that roadway at the time. Auto traffic was dead stopped. He saw the traffic jam and decided to pass on the right inside of...
01-06-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,659
Posted By JoeyBike

Completed my first cross country bike tour in...

Completed my first cross country bike tour in 1989. Spent 5 months on the bike in the USA, mostly camping. When I got back into the real world my van was in storage so I left it there until I could...
12-11-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,871
Posted By JoeyBike

I kept my last car in storage for a year thinking...

I kept my last car in storage for a year thinking there was NO WAY i could live without a car long term. That was 1989. And I had no intention of giving up my car (van actually). I had just returned...
11-14-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,453
Posted By JoeyBike

I am using my utility trailer at my workplace now.

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11-01-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,166
Posted By JoeyBike

Yeah, NOLA is a place where most people are...

Yeah, NOLA is a place where most people are driving drunk, but if you kill someone(s) in the process the results are never pretty. And I believe the drunk was the son of an NOPD officer. Or some...
11-01-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,795
Posted By JoeyBike

You will find yourself with a better class of...

You will find yourself with a better class of woman, once you convince her/them that you aren't just another DUI graduate. If you drive a fancy car you never know a woman's motivation for dating you....
10-25-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,665
Posted By JoeyBike

There are people who believe that free parking...

There are people who believe that free parking should not exist in most large or even medium cities. Concrete parking lots (except for new porous concrete) contribute to flooding and other...
10-25-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,342
Posted By JoeyBike

Most train accidents involve a "hidden" train....

Most train accidents involve a "hidden" train. Especially at crossings where there are no gates. The motorist at the head of the line (who has been delayed the longest) fires up the engine when the...
Forum: Commuting
08-24-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,899
Posted By JoeyBike

First...it isn't your duty to please anyone on...

First...it isn't your duty to please anyone on this forum but YOU.

Second...now you have options. Always a good thing to have options. Just not feeling it today? Catch a ride. Feelin' groovy?!...
08-22-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,593
Posted By JoeyBike

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07-16-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,344
Posted By JoeyBike

Bringing your own tailwind! Nice.

Bringing your own tailwind! Nice.
07-13-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,344
Posted By JoeyBike

He sure will fit right in here! I used to...

He sure will fit right in here!

I used to rent as many as a dozen or more cars every year, but I have not OWNED a car since 1989. I take a taxi now and then as well. My wife of 25 years has always...
06-28-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,135
Posted By JoeyBike

I wish all of the fad following ne'er-do-wells...

I wish all of the fad following ne'er-do-wells would have just eaten a whole tub of Tide pods and gotten their misery over with.
06-23-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,557
Posted By JoeyBike

Pickup truck vs motorcycles - crash that killed 7

I couldn't help thinking of you guys here at A&S when I saw this headline. If motorists can't see a dozen Harley Davidsons...Be careful out there! Cheers!
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06-18-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 28,898
Posted By JoeyBike

Remember Critical Mass rides? That certainly...

Remember Critical Mass rides? That certainly endeared all non-cyclists to the "cycling community".

What we all need to remember is that "cyclists" are just PEOPLE. They are nothing special and...
06-15-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,038
Posted By JoeyBike

Skateboards have come a long way over the past...

Skateboards have come a long way over the past decade. My wheels are soft and 100mm tall. I can almost enjoy hardpack dirt or grass on it, but stick to smoother streets and paths anyway. Wheels last...
06-06-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,882
Posted By JoeyBike

That is mine. Old school Bikes at Work. ...

That is mine. Old school Bikes at Work.

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06-03-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,844
Posted By JoeyBike

And their most important sense - that can detect...

And their most important sense - that can detect sounds in 360 - is jammed up with ear buds blaring some Satanic symphony.
06-01-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,236
Posted By JoeyBike

I married an athlete. She is basically a gym rat...

I married an athlete. She is basically a gym rat although we both used to speed skate and play hockey on a mixed-gender team. She does her thing, I do my thing, and we do our things together. We both...
05-26-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,013
Posted By JoeyBike

I tried to have my account deleted more than 10...

I tried to have my account deleted more than 10 years ago. It's like a roach motel here, or the Hotel California. You can check in but you can't check out.

What you CAN do:

1. Just forget you...
05-18-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,628
Posted By JoeyBike

Fair question, not a bother. Almost anyplace...

Fair question, not a bother.

Almost anyplace I can think of that is away from traffic makes for great skating. So I prefer to do that. However, weather and other factors may push me towards a...
05-15-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,628
Posted By JoeyBike

I can't remember the last time I had a close call...

I can't remember the last time I had a close call running a red light, which I still most certainly do. I look both ways, then cross when it is safe to do so. You should try it! :thumb:

I wonder...
05-10-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,628
Posted By JoeyBike

Wow! Thanks everyone! I knew some people here...

Wow! Thanks everyone! I knew some people here might wonder what happened if I just disappeared so out of politeness I figured a "farewell" was in order after all these years.

For those who don't...
05-09-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,628
Posted By JoeyBike

I am no longer a cyclist! Don't miss me too badly.

Over the past 3 years I have gradually given up recreational cycling entirely, sold the road bike and several others, and strictly used my bike for getting to work, doctor visits, grocery, etc. 100%...
04-30-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,154
Posted By JoeyBike

Welcome to the club. Google: I took my...

Welcome to the club.

Google:

I took my turn about 4 years ago. Border collie bit me on the rib cage. Big bruise and fang marks. Dog had his shots and was on a normal length leash in the local...
12-20-18, 05:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,280
Posted By JoeyBike

I have been warned against religious or political...

I have been warned against religious or political commentary here. So....there are......
10-17-18, 01:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 23,229
Posted By JoeyBike

I don't have any friends for the same reason I...

I don't have any friends for the same reason I don't have a car - not worth the price I have to pay.
10-13-18, 02:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,588
Posted By JoeyBike

Peace and quiet is what I'm all about. "There is...

Peace and quiet is what I'm all about. "There is no companion as companionable as solitude" - Henry David Thoreau.
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