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04-04-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,430
Posted By CliffordK

Apparently in the Tour Down Under, both in 2016...

Apparently in the Tour Down Under, both in 2016 and 2018, riders simply borrowed spectator bikes.

One would expect the team support vehicle to be following the team leaders, but apparently...
Forum: Foo
02-21-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 577
Posted By CliffordK

Too many strange people in Seattle and...

Too many strange people in Seattle and California.

Best to just stay home. :)
02-17-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 174
Posted By CliffordK

Oregon Department of Transportation Internship. Safe routes to school program.

This popped up on my desk. Open to current high school and college students, as well as recent graduates. Hopefully it isn't a problem to repost.

Oregon Safe Routes to School Internship Program...
Forum: Foo
02-09-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,271
Posted By CliffordK

I think initially it was vocational. But, that...

I think initially it was vocational. But, that trend may continue for at least the next few weeks. Do female octogenarians outnumber male octogenarians?

Going simply by age may not fully capture...
Forum: Foo
02-09-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,271
Posted By CliffordK

I've been puzzled by it. They were supposed to...

I've been puzzled by it. They were supposed to start with health care workers and nursing homes. I would have thought the nursing homes would have tipped the elderly. But, somehow it seems as if:...
Forum: Foo
02-09-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,271
Posted By CliffordK

A neighbor who had serious potential "underlying...

A neighbor who had serious potential "underlying conditions" would have been buried down on the list somewhere, but finally got her vaccine dose last Saturday, along with the rest of the family...
01-30-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By CliffordK

Good question about rim size. For the 559 MTB...

Good question about rim size. For the 559 MTB rims, they should be fairly common.

The Velocity Cliffhanger or Velocity Blunt should be good.

https://www.velocityusa.com/product/rims...
Forum: Foo
01-30-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,038
Posted By CliffordK

If I was a landlord, I'd be concerned about a...

If I was a landlord, I'd be concerned about a woman who had 3 children, was "a mess", and had inadequate rental history, so she was asking her parents to find the apartment and co-sign.

Where are...
Forum: Foo
01-28-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,271
Posted By CliffordK

From the Azar report, it sounds like the feds are...

From the Azar report, it sounds like the feds are shipping the vaccine to the actual point of use based on requests by the State.

We're over a month into this, and it should be easy enough to get...
Forum: Foo
01-28-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,271
Posted By CliffordK

Alex Azar strongly recommending giving out all of...

Alex Azar strongly recommending giving out all of the doses, not holding back huge amounts. (https://www.c-span.org/video/?507916-1/hhs-secretary-azar-announces-covid-19-vaccination-guidelines)
...
Forum: Foo
01-27-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,271
Posted By CliffordK

My brother in his mid 50's is hoping to get in...

My brother in his mid 50's is hoping to get in for the COVID vaccine as an "Essential Worker" (small business owner, greenhouse that also sells fruit).

We'll see if he gets it before my mother,...
Forum: Foo
01-27-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,271
Posted By CliffordK

Around here they routinely schedule COVID tests...

Around here they routinely schedule COVID tests before major medical procedures.

The risk of moving asymptomatic people into the COVID ward at a hospital is that if they are in fact a false...
Forum: Foo
01-22-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,271
Posted By CliffordK

Fortunately my mother is a former Systems...

Fortunately my mother is a former Systems Analyst. While everything has changed... no more punch cards, she does remain reasonably computer competent.

Moreover, she is good at organizing...
Forum: Foo
01-22-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By CliffordK

Wow... Oregon's goal is 12,000 doses a day...

Wow... Oregon's goal is 12,000 doses a day (equivalent to 6,000 dose pairs over time). So we should be able to get everyone in Oregon vaccinated in about 2 years!!!!
Forum: Foo
01-22-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,271
Posted By CliffordK

Mom recently hit 80. I think they'll finally...

Mom recently hit 80.

I think they'll finally start giving out community vaccinations to 80+ after February 8th, but I have no idea how long until she gets the shot.

A neighbor is in her mid...
01-18-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 236,719
Posted By CliffordK

Mouser in Training

I managed to train my cat Latte to put her live mice into this storage bin. She will play with them for a while, sometimes leave them for a day or two, then they become a late night snack.

Her...
01-09-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,273
Posted By CliffordK

I hope that isn't driving from Mississippi to Los...

I hope that isn't driving from Mississippi to Los Angeles in an afternoon.

I can't discern the difference between your 30 min and 15 min photos. Same 3 vehicles ahead, from both directions?
...
01-08-21, 04:30 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,273
Posted By CliffordK

It is important as cyclists to consider what we...

It is important as cyclists to consider what we can do better with our interactions around vehicles 100x our size. And that is part of the discussion here.



Yes, for prosecuting. One might...
01-07-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 938
Posted By CliffordK

If we bail out of the World Health Organization,...

If we bail out of the World Health Organization, these will just go away!!!
01-06-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,617
Posted By CliffordK

Move to Oregon. This time of year everything is...

Move to Oregon. This time of year everything is slicker'n snot. It makes a great excuse to wait.
01-06-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,617
Posted By CliffordK

The apocalypse must be upon us when Los Angeles...

The apocalypse must be upon us when Los Angeles runs out of oxygen.
01-06-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,617
Posted By CliffordK

Do they have ropes in Texas? Time to read up on...

Do they have ropes in Texas? Time to read up on your OSHA?
01-05-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,617
Posted By CliffordK

Perhaps erecting tents around our hospital would...

Perhaps erecting tents around our hospital would be a good way to convince people to be more cautious... otherwise one gets to camp outside in the rain at 30° to 50° F.

Fortunately not real cold...
01-05-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By CliffordK

It is always best to bring a tape measure on a...

It is always best to bring a tape measure on a ride. So if the vehicle seems close, just whip the tape measure out and measure.
01-05-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By CliffordK

4 feet?

4 feet?
01-05-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,489
Posted By CliffordK

super-duper-placebo!!!

super-duper-placebo!!!
01-05-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,489
Posted By CliffordK

The more sick people, the more medicine one can...

The more sick people, the more medicine one can sell. Vaccines put a damper on that.
01-04-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,617
Posted By CliffordK

Interesting concept on reducing "risky...

Interesting concept on reducing "risky activities" that can land a person in the hospital.

Fortunately, around here our hospitals aren't full, and I think they've been generally good at preventing...
01-04-21, 01:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By CliffordK

Oh, they're wanting to put blame back on the...

Oh, they're wanting to put blame back on the Americans and Donald Trump.

I had heard about The Military World Games Theory...
01-03-21, 11:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By CliffordK

One could, of course test for antibodies. It may...

One could, of course test for antibodies. It may be non-specific on when the disease occurred. But, if negative, it would indicate that she was unlikely involved (noting, of course, false...
01-03-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 844
Posted By CliffordK

I've said a few times that the mortality rate is...

I've said a few times that the mortality rate is a lagging indicator, 2 or 3 weeks behind the test data.

Still your graph shows a lack of growth over the last few weeks.

Unfortunately we rang...
01-02-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 844
Posted By CliffordK

Here is some Oregon data. Sorry I don't have a...

Here is some Oregon data. Sorry I don't have a fancy chart.







:foo:
It looks like the ICU numbers are holding relatively stable, but the hospitalizations peaked in early December and...
01-02-21, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By CliffordK

With so many Republicans getting the disease, I...

With so many Republicans getting the disease, I have little faith in their leadership through the pandemic.
01-01-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By CliffordK

You need to have a CAT to go with that one!!!

You need to have a CAT to go with that one!!!
01-01-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,086
Posted By CliffordK

Glad to hear that the victim is "stable" and...

Glad to hear that the victim is "stable" and responding to questions. A bike can be replaced, even a very expensive one. A life can't.

Unfortunately the isolation that makes off-street bike...
12-30-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By CliffordK

He may be a genetic supremacist. And, thoughts...

He may be a genetic supremacist. And, thoughts and prayers will cure all.

But, as soon as he got a sniffle, he rushed off to the hospital to get the latest in experimental drugs.
12-30-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 844
Posted By CliffordK

Have we passed the fall/winter peak?

I noticed a while ago that it looks like much of the country hit a peak in new cases shortly after Thanksgiving, and seems to be declining since then.

Like on weekends, new covid infections were...
12-30-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By CliffordK

I skimmed the NEJM article linked above...

I skimmed the NEJM article linked above (https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2029849?query=featured_home)

As with many diseases, most people do eventually get better. What I found was...
12-30-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By CliffordK

I think there may be more scrutiny among vehicles...

I think there may be more scrutiny among vehicles accompanying pro cyclists.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJbHd9ygDag

However, I'd have to imagine with a group of a couple dozen friends, the...
12-30-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By CliffordK

We've got the antibody treatments, we're just not using them.

A couple of good articles about the antibody treatments:

Antibody drugs used to treat Trump, others could cut Covid-19 hospitalizations by half, but they're not being used by the general public...
12-30-20, 12:56 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,273
Posted By CliffordK

4. Alternating between bright sun and dark shade ...

4. Alternating between bright sun and dark shade (fortunately not as big of an issue in Nevada)
12-29-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,273
Posted By CliffordK

Not exactly true. There is a reason cars have big...

Not exactly true. There is a reason cars have big windshields.

Adjust the visor to it's lowest point, and one can dramatically reduce the field of view. The sun's impact will also move as one goes...
12-29-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,273
Posted By CliffordK

The sun repeatedly comes up in Bike Forum posts....

The sun repeatedly comes up in Bike Forum posts. (https://www.google.com/search?q=sun+site%3Ahttps%3A%2F%2Fwww.bikeforums.net%2Fadvocacy-safety%2F) Not all about sun in eyes, but a quick search.
...
12-29-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 236,719
Posted By CliffordK

Fostering another kitten. ...

Fostering another kitten.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1336x962/80-kittenface_305d5e6a98d25f7c614a1ea669c2743ce22abee6.jpg...
12-29-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By CliffordK

Ever notice that Earth is teaming with life forms...

Ever notice that Earth is teaming with life forms other than Humanity?
12-29-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,273
Posted By CliffordK

It may be difficult to organize a century ride,...

It may be difficult to organize a century ride, always in optimal riding conditions. But it is something that can be considered.

In this case, the sun would have already been getting better by...
12-29-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,631
Posted By CliffordK

I was late seeing this topic. Have you made any...

I was late seeing this topic. Have you made any progress?

In a sense, cycling can be very good for an introvert.

One thing, however, you can't just ride in a bubble whether it is on a bike...
12-28-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 236,719
Posted By CliffordK

I found a cat-toy that looks somewhat like this...

I found a cat-toy that looks somewhat like this that Latte loves...

Then she found this guy who was none to happy with her. I told her to leave it alone.
...
12-28-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By CliffordK

I tried to look up freeway requirements. ...

I tried to look up freeway requirements.

https://www.bikeforums.net/21833238-post63.html

As far as I can tell, most western states don't have a minimum freeway speed.

In Oregon, there has...
12-26-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,273
Posted By CliffordK

Vegas is quite far south. But, being in the...

Vegas is quite far south. But, being in the Northern Hemisphere, the issue is being further north, and the sun being at a lower angle to the southeast in the morning and southwest in the evening, and...
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