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08-04-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 3,524
Posted By mr_bill

Just a few observations. The people who...

Just a few observations.

The people who fetched his sandal and provided him with a cooler to sit on are everyday heroes. Kudos.

The only person who drove through the intersection at the speed...
07-19-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,846
Posted By mr_bill

18 thoughtless replies to this thread. Good day...

18 thoughtless replies to this thread. Good day sir.

-mr. bill
07-19-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,846
Posted By mr_bill

p.s. You know what Idaho State Police called this...

p.s. You know what Idaho State Police called this "accident"?

Vehicle vs Bicycle Fatality Crash on US93, North of Jackpot, NV...
07-19-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,846
Posted By mr_bill

OK, I've had enough of this sophistry showing up...

OK, I've had enough of this sophistry showing up every single time.

The NTSB is required by statute to issue "accident" reports.



Accident reports are a subset of "Investigation Reports" -...
07-19-22, 04:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,846
Posted By mr_bill

I am 1000% certain that black ice had nothing to...

I am 1000% certain that black ice had nothing to do with this crash in Idaho in July.

https://www.facebook.com/HueyHealing

-mr. bill
07-18-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,846
Posted By mr_bill

[/QUOTE] Wow. Just wow. You've both...

[/QUOTE]

Wow. Just wow.

You've both "WITNESSED" this?

We return to our originally scheduled compassion-free I don't see dead people thread.

-mr. bill
07-14-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By mr_bill

There are several Speedway Boulevards in the US....

There are several Speedway Boulevards in the US. They are essentially driveways from interstate highway interchanges to NASCAR tracks. Like this one at Talladega Superspeedway.

Outside of race...
07-13-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,826
Posted By mr_bill

I don't have any insight on aquablation versus...

I don't have any insight on aquablation versus laser ablation (and that's best answered by your doctor, seek second medical opinion if necessary).

However, post-procedure generally they won't...
07-04-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By mr_bill

Use the ToS Luke. SECTION 18 - GOVERNING LAW...

Use the ToS Luke.

SECTION 18 - GOVERNING LAW
These Terms of Service and any separate agreements whereby we provide you Services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of...
07-03-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,956
Posted By mr_bill

Everyone is different. But I spent all of...

Everyone is different.

But I spent all of 2021 in active treatment. GG5.

Six months ADT+clinical trial, RALP in mid-July, then 35 radiation treatments beginning mid-September through...
07-03-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By mr_bill

100% worth the pixels of this 100% genuine seal...

100% worth the pixels of this 100% genuine seal of 100% approval, just look at that 100% checkmark!

https://i.imgur.com/i7xx0kF.jpg

-mr. bill
07-02-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,826
Posted By mr_bill

They didnít tell me about the fire hose until my...

They didnít tell me about the fire hose until my followup too. A heads up would have been nice, though I LOLed the first time.

Also as I un-Popeyed my bladder muscles the capacity went up. It took...
07-01-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By mr_bill

[/QUOTE] The squatchee of a baseball hat can...

[/QUOTE]

The squatchee of a baseball hat can be a real pain if you don't have a centered vent hole too.
And the bills of baseball hats can be too large.
And unless you get a mesh baseball hat,...
06-23-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,512
Posted By mr_bill

https://youtu.be/zYY6Q4nRTS4 -mr. bill

https://youtu.be/zYY6Q4nRTS4

-mr. bill
06-23-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,512
Posted By mr_bill

I need to repair my bike repair stand. Does...

I need to repair my bike repair stand.

Does anyone know where I can get a good bike repair stand repair stand?

-mr. bill
06-22-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,501
Posted By mr_bill

Given that elderly people are often [deleted],...

Given that elderly people are often [deleted], they should refrain from commenting on what other elderly people ought to do or ought not do. It’s none of your business.

May you live happily ever...
06-21-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,476
Posted By mr_bill

Bicycle helmets sold in the US (and elsewhere as...

Bicycle helmets sold in the US (and elsewhere as well) MAY carry Snell certification. Up until 2018 most Specialized helmets were Snell certified.

You may continue on your snipe hunt alone.
...
06-21-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,476
Posted By mr_bill

Snell Foundation conducts ongoing random sample...

Snell Foundation conducts ongoing random sample tests on production helmets that they buy at retail. If any fail, they conduct a follow up test. If any of those fail, the manufacturer loses...
06-20-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By mr_bill

Past two years? History repeats itself. John...

Past two years?

History repeats itself. John Snow died before people listened to him. But, you know, stay in your lane.

-mr. bill
06-20-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By mr_bill

John Snow delivered babies. That was his "area of...

John Snow delivered babies. That was his "area of expertise."

He also developed anesthesia, medical hygiene, and yes, epidemiology and public health.

According to some here, he should have...
06-17-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,826
Posted By mr_bill

25Km? Good for you. (My recon rides after major...

25Km? Good for you. (My recon rides after major medical events are usually 10Km, to go get some beer. LOL.)

-mr. bill
06-16-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,375
Posted By mr_bill

It's less than three quarters of a mile from the...

It's less than three quarters of a mile from the railroad crossing to Jefferson Highway. It's DEAD STRAIGHT with a HALF MILE passing zone. And it's far from a "MAIN ROAD." That would be Clearview...
06-11-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By mr_bill

Now, that’s just unfair. By this “logic,” anyone...

Now, that’s just unfair. By this “logic,” anyone hurt in a motor vehicle crash is COMPLETELY to blame.

Even if someone crashed their car into a your bedroom in your home, YOU are at fault for...
06-11-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,338
Posted By mr_bill

There’s a reason why the cable stop on your...

There’s a reason why the cable stop on your Intenso stood so proud from the chainstay.

Before you continue, with that “close enough” (it’s not close at all) cable stop it’s likely your bare shift...
06-09-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,179
Posted By mr_bill

I have to admit that when I was on a knee scooter...

I have to admit that when I was on a knee scooter (while recovering from achilles tendon surgery), I didn't wear a helmet. Even though my peak speed was equivalent to slow running, where I also don't...
06-08-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,338
Posted By mr_bill

If that stop sort of kinda matches the original...

If that stop sort of kinda matches the original stop, I would stop. No amount of modding is going to make it adequate. If you have a *perfect* fit it is a crap shoot repair.

The lever arm on the...
06-08-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,179
Posted By mr_bill

With counterfeit CE certification marks. ...

With counterfeit CE certification marks.

Real mark (note that the "c" and "e" form a sideways "8"):
https://i.imgur.com/1ZKn1IT.jpg

Counterfeit marks (note that the "c" and "e" are too close...
06-07-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,179
Posted By mr_bill

Damn slippery when wet too. And it's also town by...

Damn slippery when wet too. And it's also town by town, the town boundary is at 14 seconds and the "Ooopsies" on the wet patches is about a second later.

I know it doesn't look that dramatic,...
06-05-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By mr_bill

The OP wants to remove it themselves, and wants...

The OP wants to remove it themselves, and wants to know if there is a special tool.

The tool is, what, less than 10.00?

Itíll all but pay for itself the first time, and will be free the next...
06-05-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By mr_bill

This Park Tool video gives you a good walkthru. ...

This Park Tool video gives you a good walkthru.

Pay particular attention to the tool selection.

Your pic isn’t clear enough to definitively answer which tool you need, it’s too hard to count...
06-02-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By mr_bill

Aside. (because you can’t hide bodies.) NOPD did...

Aside. (because you can’t hide bodies.) NOPD did TRY to hide a body in a Chevy by the levee, but even in Algiers that didn’t end well for the deceased or for the now former officers who were...
06-02-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By mr_bill

Yup. Deaths in particular is completely noisy. ...

Yup. Deaths in particular is completely noisy.

Itís common in A&S to try to make meaning out of the statistically meaningless.

Just another form of confirmation bias.

p.s. Youíve ridden in...
06-02-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By mr_bill

Louisiana sucks. NOLA (Orleans Parish) not so bad...

Louisiana sucks. NOLA (Orleans Parish) not so bad really.

2022: 0 deaths / 053 injuries to date
2021: 7 deaths / 128 injuries
2020: 6 deaths / 134 injuries
2019: 5 deaths / 221 injuries
2018:...
05-31-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,338
Posted By mr_bill

Right after my achilles tendon healed, my rear...

Right after my achilles tendon healed, my rear derailleur stop failed. (Similar injury, lol.)

I ran full cable from the front cable stop to the derailleur under the bottom bracket, and all was...
05-16-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,780
Posted By mr_bill

ABSOLUTELY! Thatís why they banned blinking...

ABSOLUTELY!

Thatís why they banned blinking lights on airplanes, motor vehicle turn signals and hazard signals, police cars, fire trucks, ambulances, plow trucks, construction vehiclesÖ

Öoh...
05-16-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,564
Posted By mr_bill

Uh. Funeral processions for one. At least around...

Uh. Funeral processions for one. At least around here, no ďpermitĒ required.

Otherwise, around here, motor traffic is more than capable of self-corking. No matter how much paint there is on the...
05-16-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,780
Posted By mr_bill

https://youtu.be/VTOdmp8pHuI -mr. bill

https://youtu.be/VTOdmp8pHuI

-mr. bill
05-16-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,780
Posted By mr_bill

Sunrise, sunset Sunrise, sunset…. -mr. bill

Sunrise, sunset
Sunrise, sunset….

-mr. bill
05-16-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,780
Posted By mr_bill

Hope Paul doesn't ride in NOLA. See this...

Hope Paul doesn't ride in NOLA.

See this (typoed) requirement for DRL:



Note.

"In use." We don't have to argue about where, because it's wherever in NOLA YAT.
05-13-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,284
Posted By mr_bill

Lucas Brunelle flows so well that after he...

Lucas Brunelle flows so well that after he clobbered a pedestrian while "flowing" through a red light, he tried to push her into a cab for the hospital. The cabbie objected, things quickly escalated...
05-11-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,780
Posted By mr_bill

The Mississippi River Trail is rather tree free. ...

The Mississippi River Trail is rather tree free.

-mr. bill
05-06-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,678
Posted By mr_bill

He didn't see the Corolla coming? (The driver of...

He didn't see the Corolla coming? (The driver of the Corolla sure as hell saw him coming.)

-mr. bill
05-05-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,043
Posted By mr_bill

FFS. The question isn’t about reduce. (Patch...

FFS.

The question isn’t about reduce. (Patch your tubes until the patches have patches?)
It isn’t about reuse. (How many uses are there around the house?)
It’s about recycling.

So yeah, it’s...
05-05-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,043
Posted By mr_bill

Bicycle inner tubes are "tanglers" which can't be...

Bicycle inner tubes are "tanglers" which can't be processed on automated recycling lines. That's why they shouldn't go into curbside recycle.

Specialty recyclers are few and far between. And since...
05-04-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,800
Posted By mr_bill

The reply you apparently didn’t see is half a...

The reply you apparently didn’t see is half a dozen replies before your reply. If you didn’t notice that, what confidence do you have that you’d notice a license plate holder in the wild?

Bottom...
05-04-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,800
Posted By mr_bill

And Yakima...

And Yakima (https://yakima.com/products/platemate).
And Mini (https://www.shopminiusa.com/PRODUCT/1698/MINI-REAR-BIKE-RACK-AND-LICENSE-PLATE-HOLDER/).
And....

But I know, we need to cite proof...
05-04-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,800
Posted By mr_bill

[/QUOTE] Write only memory? -mr. bill

[/QUOTE]

Write only memory?

-mr. bill
05-04-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,800
Posted By mr_bill

I guess THULE isn't an assorted manufacturer? ...

I guess THULE isn't an assorted manufacturer?

-mr. bill
05-03-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,800
Posted By mr_bill

Of course you haven't. And no matter how...

Of course you haven't.

And no matter how common it is, how much proof that it is common, it won't be common enough for you, it won't be proof enough for you.

Trying not to get this punted to...
04-21-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,702
Posted By mr_bill

https://i.imgur.com/gNPEPpU.jpg -mr. bill

https://i.imgur.com/gNPEPpU.jpg

-mr. bill
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