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06-26-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,296
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I recommend On Desperate Ground: The Marines at...

I recommend On Desperate Ground: The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle, by Hampton Sides.
06-26-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,296
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

A Man Called Ove is an excellent book (I listened...

A Man Called Ove is an excellent book (I listened to the audio book) as well as a very good movie, available for streaming on Amazon Prime Video. I recommend both.
06-25-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,071
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Plan A: Take a...

Plan A: Take a ride-share/bus/taxi/car/walk/get-a-lift and I don't have to explain"why"
Plan B: Ride the bike and I don't have to explain"why"
Plan C: See Plans A&B

Also is an option, and...
06-25-19, 05:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,037
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

$$$'s lost to competitors probably has something...

$$$'s lost to competitors probably has something to do with it.
06-22-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,071
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I suspect it is less a question of wondering or...

I suspect it is less a question of wondering or not knowing why teenagers and young folks (or anybody else) act the way they do, but rather just not approving of choices made that are different than...
06-21-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,071
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Do you wonder why that is the case? Just how many...

Do you wonder why that is the case? Just how many teenagers and young adults have you convinced and/or converted?
06-21-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,533
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What is lame and trite is your frequent and...

What is lame and trite is your frequent and gratuitous personal backbiting and snipping at me , but critiquing other posters' "correctness" is your shtick, ain't it?
06-21-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,533
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I suspect the desire is for the driver...

I suspect the desire is for the driver reeducation camps to be run by anti-motorist/anti-motoring New Age Snowflakes of the A&S/LCF persuasion.:lol: That will learn those evil doers!
Forum: Commuting
06-21-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,286
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Same argument is applicable to the Uber-Lyft ride...

Same argument is applicable to the Uber-Lyft ride hailing phenomena in crowded urban areas such as Manhattan traffic problems -no reduction in traffic congestion. Smartphone app connected ride...
06-20-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,533
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What the heck is "driver re-education"? ...

What the heck is "driver re-education"?

Which drivers are to be reeducated, under what circumstances, how often and by whom and at whose expense, if "driver re-education ever gets implemented" ?
06-20-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,403
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Why not blame the rise in pedestrian deaths on...

Why not blame the rise in pedestrian deaths on climate change or increased racial tensions ? Those issues also get a lot of attention in the media and your bogus deductive reasoning would be just as...
06-19-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,403
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Love it as much as your own fabrications? You...

Love it as much as your own fabrications? You paraphrase and twist the posts of skepticism about hyperbole and exaggeration of the extent of the threat to cyclists from alleged rampant motorist...
Forum: Foo
06-19-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7,737
Views: 1,297,638
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

More scanned photos taken at various car shows

Most taken at New Hope PA in the early 80's
06-19-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,395
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Not to be judgemental, really? Yeah sure,...

Not to be judgemental, really? Yeah sure, whatever you say; strange times indeed.:lol:
06-19-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,403
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

There may be no law preventing wearing a wet...

There may be no law preventing wearing a wet towel over a driver's head and face while driving, but that doesn't mean there is much to fear from people deciding to drive that way just because there...
06-19-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,478
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I dunno, just how many times have you seen this...

I dunno, just how many times have you seen this terrifying, life threatening behavior? I hope you were were able to avoid a crash or at least were wearing your helmet properly to save your life...
06-18-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,478
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

And probably some, or at least one, may be one of...

And probably some, or at least one, may be one of those characters previously described as someone who wears jerseys with poseur pockets, tight shorts and "clod" shoes that causes him to walk like a...
06-18-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,478
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

"Walk like ducks"? Is that a PC synonym for...

"Walk like ducks"? Is that a PC synonym for describing an outlier behavior/mannerism that shan't be discussed on BF?
06-18-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,403
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You are already started on being petrified by...

You are already started on being petrified by your fears of getting mowed down by someone while you bike commute! Perhaps counseling, or vapes and marijuana may help.
Forum: Foo
06-17-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7,737
Views: 1,297,638
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

More cars from 2001 Schwetzingen Car Show

More cars from 2001 Schwetzingen Car Show
Forum: Foo
06-17-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7,737
Views: 1,297,638
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Even more scans of photos of Classic Beautiful...

Even more scans of photos of Classic Beautiful Cars taken in 2001 in Schwetzingen, Germany. Studebaker picture taken elsewhere.
Forum: Foo
06-17-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7,737
Views: 1,297,638
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

More scans of photos of Classic Beautiful Cars...

More scans of photos of Classic Beautiful Cars taken in 2001 in Schwetzingen, Germany.
06-17-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,511
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Helmet nannies are the usual suspects for this...

Helmet nannies are the usual suspects for this type of unsolicited and usually ignorant "advice" given to strangers and acquaintances alike.
06-17-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,003
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) ...

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
https://www.cpsc.gov/Business--Manufacturing/Business-Education/Business-Guidance/Bicycle-Requirements

Read it and weep for your lost freedom to...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,571
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Might be good for conversation on BF too;...

Might be good for conversation on BF too; pictures?
06-15-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,180
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Or you might try this German method:

Or you might try this German method:
06-14-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 744
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Woohoo, every day is Saturday when you retired...

Woohoo, every day is Saturday when you retired with sufficient savings, pension and investment income.

This weekend though will be special though since the wife and I will take our bicycles by car...
06-14-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,000
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The promoters are not claiming that their...

The promoters are not claiming that their product - synchronized lights - provides any added safety benefit; only that synchronized lights can be done and it looks cool/neato.
06-14-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,644
Views: 149,700
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You will be richly rewarded, especially if you...

You will be richly rewarded, especially if you put on hold at your library the second (Finders Keepers) and third (End of Watch) books or audiobooks in the trilogy. :thumb:
06-13-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,115
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Don't take all of the above alleged "safety...

Don't take all of the above alleged "safety features", plus:

I don't wear a helmet, nor a mouth guard, nor hip/shoulder/knee pads when riding a bicycle;

I am not dogmatic about either "taking...
06-13-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,719
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Water is dangerous "in bulk" too, zillions of...

Water is dangerous "in bulk" too, zillions of people are exposed to the deadly hazard of water "in bulk" when they find themselves drinking and breathing it for a few minutes.:rolleyes:
06-12-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,644
Views: 149,700
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to The German War: A Nation...

Finished listening to The German War: A Nation Under Arms, 1939-1945, by Nicholas Stargardt. Bottom line: the German population for the most part got what was coming to them though they believed that...
Forum: Foo
06-12-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,734
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

A lot of BF posters think they are funny and...

A lot of BF posters think they are funny and their posts are oh-so-witty and clever. I suspect they will remain undiscovered and for good reason.
06-12-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,523
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Anyone care to post a reference to THE...

Anyone care to post a reference to THE "statistics"?
06-12-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,523
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What "statistics" on this subject have you...

What "statistics" on this subject have you seen?
06-12-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,403
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Hyped especially in the minds and posts of some...

Hyped especially in the minds and posts of some cycling "supporters"; see the rest of referenced post for an example.
06-11-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Way, way too OC-like for my taste, but apparently...

Way, way too OC-like for my taste, but apparently seems close to normal for some of the enthusiasts of BF. No harm in it though, if you enjoy spending your time on that kind of activity..

I get...
Forum: Foo
06-11-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,546
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

In the case of Roseanne, I believe you are...

In the case of Roseanne, I believe you are conflating the actress's miserable real life act, with the role she played on the TV show.
06-11-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,403
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Yes. The hysterical bicycling=death message ...

Yes. The hysterical bicycling=death message campaign has had the same overall negative effect as the hysterical children missing milk carton campaign: scant benefit, big loss on healthy childhood...
06-09-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,870
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Bottom line then: The "End is Nigh" for the...

Bottom line then: The "End is Nigh" for the family transportation reasons stated in your OP, or because you are in the mood to work on and drive your old vehicles.

Either reason, or both need not...
06-09-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,870
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Presumably none of the new foreign small pickups...

Presumably none of the new foreign small pickups you mentioned are legal to import in the U.S. due to inability to meet D.O.T. safety or E.P.A. anti-pollution requirements..

Do you really think it...
06-08-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,870
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I must have missed where you mentioned that you...

I must have missed where you mentioned that you had a pickup that gets about 40mpg. What make/model is that and when was the last time it got 40 mpg?

Still don't know why you need a pickup truck...
Forum: Commuting
06-08-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,447
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Makes sense, or if buying more than the...

Makes sense, or if buying more than the relatively small amount of items that a shopper cares to carry in a hand basket.
06-08-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,523
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Me, if I came across a sudden obstacle and could...

Me, if I came across a sudden obstacle and could not safely steer around it due to uncertainty about nearby traffic would use my brakes, even stop if necessary (shudder, the horror), until I could...
Forum: Commuting
06-08-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,447
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Obstacles -sure; hard to manage - who wudda thunk...

Obstacles -sure; hard to manage - who wudda thunk it?:lol:
Forum: Foo
06-08-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,546
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

It ranks up in the top tier along with Twilight...

It ranks up in the top tier along with Twilight Zone, Alfred Hitchcock Half Hour TV shows, Breaking Bad, Deadwood, Dexter, Justified, and Boardwalk Empire.
06-08-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,870
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Why a pickup to accomplish the task spelled out...

Why a pickup to accomplish the task spelled out in your OP?

Given how few miles you plan to drive I would assume the difference in fuel/oil cost of a low mpg gas guzzler over a 40mpg vehicle...
06-08-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,350
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

There is no need for discussion or answers if...

There is no need for discussion or answers if someone writes fantasy "screenplays" for his own entertainment/enlightenment with absolutely no intention of anyone ever buying it or using it for...
Forum: Commuting
06-08-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,708
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I have been using Marathon HS 420 or the their...

I have been using Marathon HS 420 or the their earlier models of this line touring/city tires such as HS 308 in 47-622 for over 22 years. I haven't had a flat tire while riding in over a decade. I...
Forum: Commuting
06-08-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,447
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Hard to maneuver a shopping cart in a store? How...

Hard to maneuver a shopping cart in a store? How do you handle maneuvering a vehicle (2 or 4 wheel) in traffic?
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