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09-24-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,871
Views: 190,064
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to Hit Me, the fifth book in...

Finished listening to Hit Me, the fifth book in the Keller the Hitman series by Lawrence Block.

Started listening to Dark Towers: Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump, and an Epic Trail of Destruction, by...
09-24-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 274
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

?? Any details or backstory as to why "Outside"...

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Any details or backstory as to why "Outside" suspended his column and/or why the suspension is much to his credit?
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 339
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

From Russia With Love. I had no idea of who or...

From Russia With Love. I had no idea of who or what 007 was when I saw this at the local neighborhood movie theater in 1963. Still a super-duper movie and the best of the Bond series.

For a Few...
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7,949
Views: 1,463,522
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Here is a picture of the Bugatti with same...

Here is a picture of the Bugatti with same license plate in a different color:...
09-23-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 102,958
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Next Mission: Something ironic, unusual or out of...

Next Mission: Something ironic, unusual or out of place.

An example would be this picture taken in Crapo Park while on mission assignment above post above. Several dear are grazing on the archery...
09-23-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 102,958
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Crapo Park Arboretum (pronounced with a long ā) :...

Crapo Park Arboretum (pronounced with a long ā) :
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/first_e8c23f4aedf8c486dde090983643b1cbf6b152bc.jpg...
09-23-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 724
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Sturm und Drang-type drama suitable for posting...

Sturm und Drang-type drama suitable for posting on A&S.
09-23-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,430
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

In here, somewhere. ...

In here, somewhere.
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09-23-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,198
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I have several. The bike I put the most miles...

I have several.
The bike I put the most miles on over the last 20 years is this Ragazzi, bought new for 268 DM (approx$150) at Real (a German K-Mart type chain). After putting over 50,000 mostly all...
09-22-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,198
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

There will be one soon enough, perhaps even with...

There will be one soon enough, perhaps even with a hint of snark about the OP's "goal" or identity, from one of the usual suspects, just like a broken record.
09-22-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,198
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Of course not, even a broken clock is right once...

Of course not, even a broken clock is right once or twice a day, and platitudes from posters with an obvious financial or emotional bias might even have a ring of truth every now and then.
09-22-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,198
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Note the OP asked about decent, not high end...

Note the OP asked about decent, not high end bikes.
"Decent" bikes does not necessarily mean or require "high end" except perhaps to those people involved in selling or promoting "high end" bikes.
09-22-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 553
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The yellow paddles look like the feeding...

The yellow paddles look like the feeding spot/business end of new mouse traps.
09-22-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,198
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Ask anybody who works at, is affiliated with or...

Ask anybody who works at, is affiliated with or has an emotional or financial attachment to an LBS (or the branded products sold there) and he will tell you the same. BF has a large contingent of...
09-21-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,871
Views: 190,064
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to The Quiet Americans: Four...

Finished listening to The Quiet Americans: Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War--a Tragedy in Three Acts, by Scott Anderson.

Started listening to Hit Me, the fifth book in the Keller the...
09-21-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,975
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

B-b-but those kind of people and their posts,...

B-b-but those kind of people and their posts, alleged "goals" and thoughts are apparently unworthy and held in contempt by the would-be Kool Kidz of BF, eh?
09-21-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,975
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Most people, including most bicyclists, might bat...

Most people, including most bicyclists, might bat both eyes at complete bicycles costing over $1000. The enthusiasts and bicycling mavens who are aware (let alone care) of the existence of Grant...
09-20-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,975
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

See the Discussion List, "Fifty Plus (50+)" for...

See the Discussion List, "Fifty Plus (50+)" for numerous posts and threads dedicated to fetish-like obsession with bicycling "performance" (speed, mileage, "dropping" (or being dropped by) strangers,...
09-19-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,659
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

:eek: OMG!!:rolleyes: I can believe stupidity...

:eek: OMG!!:rolleyes:
I can believe stupidity and/or ignorance reigns supreme where you live.
09-19-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,975
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Smugness "Likes" from Fellow...

Smugness


"Likes" from Fellow Smugsters
09-18-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,452
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Funny, the original OP and the two weeks of...

Funny, the original OP and the two weeks of "discussion" afterwards made no mention of today's article. Nothing prevents anyone from posting relevant A&S information to Sad Event/RIP threads other...
09-18-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,452
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I recommend that the moderators create a new...

I recommend that the moderators create a new sticky thread for posting Sad Event/RIP type posts that are nothing more than URLs that refer to a news article (or quotes from same article) about a...
09-17-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,753
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

No, having bought 5 and sold 4 houses in the...

No, having bought 5 and sold 4 houses in the last42 years I would not equate their purchase with the purchase of bicycles and did not do so. I'm just waiting for you to explain away your sanctimony...
09-17-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,753
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Why didn't you defer the gratification of living...

Why didn't you defer the gratification of living in/owning your own homes until you could "afford" to buy it/them without borrowing money?
09-15-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,452
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

This thread went off the rails at post 3 and...

This thread went off the rails at post 3 and never came back, it only got worse and less relevant to the sad event mentioned in the OP. The only appropriate place for the thread after post 2 is the...
09-15-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,424
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Real™ Noodleheads cook their noodles with old...

Real™ Noodleheads cook their noodles with old world craftsmanship:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJpiGg8Cfu4

and always wear appropriate Kit when Serious™ noodling:...
09-15-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,557
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Maybe the confused "dealership riders" end up on...

Maybe the confused "dealership riders" end up on the private lot because of insufficient, inadequate or confusing signs placed (or not placed at all) by the local authorities directing the bicyclists...
09-14-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,424
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What is the best video recording device and...

What is the best video recording device and software to document each Cup o Noodles event? I want to assure that if something goes wrong I have proof that it is somebody else's fault and also my...
09-14-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,557
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Are the signs referring to walking or biking...

Are the signs referring to walking or biking access only to private property as are usually the signs prohibiting peds and bikes from the drive-thru windows at commercial establishments? If so, it is...
09-14-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,557
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

No.

No.
09-14-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 102,958
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Next mission: Local business establishment with...

Next mission: Local business establishment with wacky outside decorations, strange advertising signage, or goofy landscaping ornaments. Your definition of wacky or goofy is sufficient.
Example from...
09-14-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 102,958
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

No Bonus points but it meets the mission...

No Bonus points but it meets the mission requirement.
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dsc02706_68be4d0b0fbb221b6c88a55232e7e30e812b05f1.jpg
Another fixed wing...
09-14-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,557
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Is the Luther Honda dealership responsible for...

Is the Luther Honda dealership responsible for posting the no pedestrian/bicycle signs or were those signs posted by the local streets dept. or some other agency responsible for the road pictured...
Forum: Foo
09-12-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,190
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Real Men drink Beer: ...

Real Men drink Beer:
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the...
Forum: Foo
09-12-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,190
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Caught him, twice. In 1967 and 1968 I saw him...

Caught him, twice. In 1967 and 1968 I saw him perform at The Main Point, a small folkie club just outside Philadelphia. I thought at the time he was a great performer as well as super guitar player...
09-10-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,871
Views: 190,064
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished reading, Faster: How a Jewish Driver, an...

Finished reading, Faster: How a Jewish Driver, an American Heiress, and a Legendary Car Beat Hitlerís Best, by Neal Bascomb. The title tells it all; a very good read about Grand Prix racing prior to...
Forum: Commuting
09-10-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,659
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

How often do you have interactions with the local...

How often do you have interactions with the local police while commuting? I can think of having two, both polite and professional, in the last 40 years of commuting and recreational riding.
09-10-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 744
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Or have to be anywhere on time, perfect for what...

Or have to be anywhere on time, perfect for what is left from the burnout of the fixie culture supernova.

"slow is not a speed. It’s a mindset that most of us somehow lost.
Let’s make time to...
09-10-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 744
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Probably more like this one:...

Probably more like this one:...
09-10-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 18,158
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Just finished the third season of Fauda, an...

Just finished the third season of Fauda, an Israeli series about a terrorism squad's activities. Very good suspenseful drama with plenty of action, with a surprisingly sympathetic portrayal of some...
Forum: Foo
09-10-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,190
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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09-10-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 744
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The date on this on line article read "January 1,...

The date on this on line article read "January 1, 1970 1:00 am". It also claimed "the fixed scene has gone supernova. "
I assume the article is old but not that old. I also believe the "fixed scene...
09-10-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,053
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Posting a snarky gif and ad hominum argument is a...

Posting a snarky gif and ad hominum argument is a "back and forth"?
09-10-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

So what, would an insta-ticket issuance satisfy...

So what, would an insta-ticket issuance satisfy your quest for "justice"?
09-10-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,053
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Correct, you are not following. Counting only...

Correct, you are not following.
Counting only injuries "severe" enough to result in an ER visit is a simple attempt to filter out the "falls" that result in no injury or minor injuries from...
09-09-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 744
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Just call them fixed 3 speeds.

Just call them fixed 3 speeds.
09-09-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,424
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Cup of Noodles is only NSF and is not sold by...

Cup of Noodles is only NSF and is not sold by locally owned grocery stores suitable for support from Real Cyclists.

Besides, Real Cyclists eat pizza and drink beer for both pleasure and...
09-09-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,576
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

If I suspected that the motorists following me to...

If I suspected that the motorists following me to the rear in close proximity needed arcane hand signals to be made aware of my presence and the traffic situation, I would find another place to ride....
Forum: Foo
09-09-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7,949
Views: 1,463,522
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Bugatti Royale Coupe Type 41 1929, located at the...

Bugatti Royale Coupe Type 41 1929, located at the French National Automobile Museum in Mulhouse France...
09-09-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,576
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Seems like you agree with what I previously...

Seems like you agree with what I previously posted - few motorists will have a clue as to what a cyclist is trying to "communicate" when they use arcane...
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