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02-27-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,286
Posted By livedarklions

Grievances. Some people get 6 months bans for...

Grievances. Some people get 6 months bans for having that collection.
02-27-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 490
Posted By livedarklions

Seriously, are people here spending a lot of time...

Seriously, are people here spending a lot of time worrying about their possible causes of death? Unless you're specifically diagnosed with something, sounds like an anxiety disorder.
02-27-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 490
Posted By livedarklions

Honestly, no one cares about your attention, and...

Honestly, no one cares about your attention, and it's really beside the point. You've completely misdescribed what the research did. Not "some microbes", human immune system cells, and they were...
02-27-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 490
Posted By livedarklions

It wasn't the analogy that was terrible, it was...

It wasn't the analogy that was terrible, it was your logic. Your logic is "a is really bad, so I shouldn't waste time worrying about b because it's not as bad."
02-27-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 619
Posted By livedarklions

I definitely followed those rules as regards to...

I definitely followed those rules as regards to speed. I easily took 8-10 mph off of my cruising speed when I had a seat on or a trailer attached. There's a lot of good reasons to do this, one of...
02-27-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 490
Posted By livedarklions

Even if you're right about which poses the worse...

Even if you're right about which poses the worse problem, isn't your logic "I shouldn't worry about getting stabbed because getting shot is worse"?
02-27-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 283
Posted By livedarklions

If you tell us where you are (like, which city),...

If you tell us where you are (like, which city), people might know some fun places where you could ride and feel safe.

Personally, I like to ride somewhere, lock up my bike, get coffee or ...
02-27-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 296
Posted By livedarklions

After decades of estrangement, I am now deeply in...

After decades of estrangement, I am now deeply in love with drop bar bikes.
02-27-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,286
Posted By livedarklions

Actually, to the extent that any hobby is...

Actually, to the extent that any hobby is rational, that kind of collecting makes sense to me--you acquire as you learn more and you expand your capabilities to take advantage of different features. ...
02-27-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By livedarklions

I can't fathom the wiggle design racks on my...

I can't fathom the wiggle design racks on my son's campus--they're about twice as thick as the one in the picture. It makes it pretty much impossible to use a U lock effectively.

I might or might...
02-27-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 357
Posted By livedarklions

Mid-1960s. My dad didn't know how to ride a...

Mid-1960s. My dad didn't know how to ride a bike, so he didn't know anything about them. I'm two years older than my sister, so when he bought my first bike, he decided to plan on it being a...
02-26-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,293
Posted By livedarklions

Why is this thread being revived? OP just posted...

Why is this thread being revived? OP just posted an insult after 5 full months of silence.
02-25-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By livedarklions

Am I the only one who's finding this tantrum...

Am I the only one who's finding this tantrum hilarious?
02-25-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 619
Posted By livedarklions

I have it from good authority (Looney Tunes) that...

I have it from good authority (Looney Tunes) that we are in constant danger of having anvils and pianos dropped on our heads.
02-25-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,286
Posted By livedarklions

Don't even joke about such a crime against...

Don't even joke about such a crime against aerodynamics.
02-25-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 619
Posted By livedarklions

Hey, you chose to jump into a thread where...

Hey, you chose to jump into a thread where someone was asking advice about the setup and type of bike seat or trailer to advocate that no one ride with their kid. No one asked whether you thought it...
02-25-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 619
Posted By livedarklions

If you're riding responsibly, I doubt that the...

If you're riding responsibly, I doubt that the risks are substantially different from pushing the child in a stroller or driving with them in a car seat. I'd bet money they're more likely to be hurt...
02-25-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 44,438
Posted By livedarklions

Where was that?

Where was that?
02-25-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 619
Posted By livedarklions

Having ridden both ways rather extensively, I...

Having ridden both ways rather extensively, I disagree. The balancing is just a minor adjustment and you get used to it within minutes, and trailers change the steering characteristics of the...
02-25-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 44,438
Posted By livedarklions

I almost hit an eastern coyote while driving in...

I almost hit an eastern coyote while driving in my car a few years ago, and at first thought it was a stray dog. Those things are huge and look very much like a big domesticated dog. Really a...
02-25-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By livedarklions

Thirtysomething had Gary, a Philadelphia social...

Thirtysomething had Gary, a Philadelphia social worker who always rode his bike everywhere. When one of the other characters found out that he had been killed on the road, said something like "Gary...
02-25-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,286
Posted By livedarklions

Part of the issue with bikes is that the...

Part of the issue with bikes is that the differences between bikes are really marginal in importance for most riders. The biggest variable in performance, by far, is the motor. Unless it's...
02-24-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 619
Posted By livedarklions

Attach it and put a sack of flour or something in...

Attach it and put a sack of flour or something in it to see how it feels, and what's the risk?
If it feels bad immediately, he can just stop. If it feels ok, then he can decide if it's good enough...
02-24-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 619
Posted By livedarklions

If you've settled on the type of seat you want,...

If you've settled on the type of seat you want, maybe go ahead and purchase it, mount it on your current bike and try a dry run with something that weighs about the same amount as your child in the...
02-24-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By livedarklions

Please discuss this with your doctor. Being...

Please discuss this with your doctor.

Being prone to heat exhaustion and heat stroke because of prior occurrences is a real thing. You may be especially at risk and need to take special...
02-23-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,330
Posted By livedarklions

This is general cycling, not general indoor...

This is general cycling, not general indoor exercise machines.
02-22-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By livedarklions

I don't have any particular suggestions other...

I don't have any particular suggestions other than to cross check ones you're thinking about with this list:


VA Tech Helmet Ratings (https://www.helmet.beam.vt.edu/bicycle-helmet-ratings.html)
...
02-22-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 44,438
Posted By livedarklions

That's a metal trestle on the New River Bridge...

That's a metal trestle on the New River Bridge so does it matter if it was posted before midnight?
02-21-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 44,438
Posted By livedarklions

Good call on not opening the message. Trust me. ...

Good call on not opening the message. Trust me.

Seems like everyone's on the same page on the rules at this point, and I sure hope your wife feels better.

If it's all the same to you, I will...
02-21-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,330
Posted By livedarklions

At no point in this theoretical techno-cobbling...

At no point in this theoretical techno-cobbling did you ever ask yourself what this has to do with bicycling?
02-21-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,086
Posted By livedarklions

Now do different types of pavements through the...

Now do different types of pavements through the heat death of the universe.

I'm just happy someone out-nerded me today.
02-21-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,330
Posted By livedarklions

Now I'm going to install the virtual "getting...

Now I'm going to install the virtual "getting coffee with friends" simulator on my stationary bike!
02-21-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,330
Posted By livedarklions

Are you proposing this as a business plan or are...

Are you proposing this as a business plan or are you just trying to make people who use Peloton feel like they're being cheated because there's some theoretical method of reconstructing their Peloton...
02-21-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,086
Posted By livedarklions

If it's a sunny day, black absolutely gets hotter...

If it's a sunny day, black absolutely gets hotter than grey or white.
02-21-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,330
Posted By livedarklions

So? "If you wouldn’t do it riding a bike...

So? "If you wouldn’t do it riding a bike outdoors, you don’t do it on the stationary bike" is completely meaningless, and obviously untrue--I don't know anyone who rides outdoors with a "trainer"...
02-21-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,330
Posted By livedarklions

OP didn't post a question. I have no idea...

OP didn't post a question.

I have no idea what question this comparison between Zwift and Peloton is supposed to be answering.

If the question is "why is Peloton popular", here's a radical...
02-21-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 44,438
Posted By livedarklions

Thanks! Gotta say that in terms of styling, to...

Thanks! Gotta say that in terms of styling, to me it's more of a Vanwoof. No arguing taste, I guess, but that's a clunky look.
02-21-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 23,659
Posted By livedarklions

So we won't be seeing the kit for sale at Ikea? ...

So we won't be seeing the kit for sale at Ikea?

Mazel tov on this remarkably silly and complicated achievement! The world needs more people like you.

BTW, I think you should put a H on the...
02-21-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 44,438
Posted By livedarklions

I can't seem to find any info on those Audi bikes...

I can't seem to find any info on those Audi bikes (other ones, yes). Anyone know what those are?
02-21-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 44,438
Posted By livedarklions

If you look at the numbers, this is by far the...

If you look at the numbers, this is by far the most popular thread on the forum right now. I'm not actually riding right now because I've gotten to be a cold weather wimp in my dotage, but I...
02-21-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,330
Posted By livedarklions

Zwift Academy is a marketing tool more akin to...

Zwift Academy is a marketing tool more akin to the Publisher's Clearing House than a real talent development tool.
02-21-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,330
Posted By livedarklions

Spin classes are what they are and they...

Spin classes are what they are and they apparently work for a lot of people. They are not bicycling and really have nothing to do with bicycling except that the machines have some similar parts....
02-20-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,612
Posted By livedarklions

Really cold and really hot, but I kind of feel...

Really cold and really hot, but I kind of feel better not knowing the exact temperature in those conditions. I've definitely ridden in over 100 degrees in New Orleans, but don't think I've ever...
02-20-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,086
Posted By livedarklions

Starbucks.

Starbucks.
02-20-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 692
Posted By livedarklions

I don't quite get it--are the pedals spinning...

I don't quite get it--are the pedals spinning magnets to drive the rear wheel?
02-20-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,086
Posted By livedarklions

Well, maybe going around a very big block a whole...

Well, maybe going around a very big block a whole lot of times.
02-20-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,086
Posted By livedarklions

Like I said, I don't run, but the "asphalt is...

Like I said, I don't run, but the "asphalt is softer" lore is something I've heard from several people, and is a common assertion on the internet along with plenty of skepticism over whether it...
02-20-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 692
Posted By livedarklions

Apology not accepted--making crap explanations...

Apology not accepted--making crap explanations up has been way too much fun for you to need to apologize.
02-20-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,300
Posted By livedarklions

Burden of proof is on the state to prove beyond a...

Burden of proof is on the state to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that he intentionally fled, The stuff on the video is so far below that standard that it's absurd they went forward with the felony...
02-20-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,086
Posted By livedarklions

Google running on asphalt vs. concrete--you'll be...

Google running on asphalt vs. concrete--you'll be amazed how much discussion of this there is.

Concrete is a much harder surface, but I don't see how that matters if your feet can't "bend"...
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