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07-24-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 321
Posted By livedarklions

BS. A decent hybrid is an excellent fit for...

BS.

A decent hybrid is an excellent fit for urban riding, and my FX 3 really was an excellent flat bar road bike.
07-23-21, 12:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,071
Posted By livedarklions

I don't care if they call it accident or crash,...

I don't care if they call it accident or crash, but what is galling about the language is the headline calls this a "bicycling accident". According to the story, the bicycling was fine. The driver...
07-22-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By livedarklions

That site says people with plantar fasciitis...

That site says people with plantar fasciitis start cycling. I've been known to get PF once in a while, but one of the reasons I'm so into cycling is that I can ride for many hours in a day, and it...
07-22-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By livedarklions

Not to pick on your spelling, but you might want...

Not to pick on your spelling, but you might want to ask a mod to correct it to "Heel" in the thread title. "Heal" means something completely different that would also make sense in the context of...
07-22-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,985
Posted By livedarklions

Thanks! In fairness to the mods, they didn't...

Thanks!
In fairness to the mods, they didn't delete my comment about this, which I think redressed the error somewhat.

Plus, I learned the word "edgelord"!
07-21-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,670
Posted By livedarklions

Maybe he was sad because a dingo ate his baby.

Maybe he was sad because a dingo ate his baby.
07-21-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,985
Posted By livedarklions

Actually, it's dumber, cyclists generally feel...

Actually, it's dumber, cyclists generally feel like they're willing to cycle.

I'm also under the impression that women may be more likely to be intolerant of male hairiness than they were in...
07-21-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,919
Posted By livedarklions

What are the odds the OP even remembers posting...

What are the odds the OP even remembers posting this?
07-21-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,670
Posted By livedarklions

Obviously, he did it for the lulz. "Imagine...

Obviously, he did it for the lulz.

"Imagine the POed threads on BF if I throw this!"
07-21-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,670
Posted By livedarklions

Yes, clearly, you are a victim here. Or a hero...

Yes, clearly, you are a victim here.
Or a hero of truth.

Or whatever your fantasy is here.

Tell you what, give us one single plausible coherent reason, political or otherwise, why Cavendish...
07-20-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,469
Posted By livedarklions

Burma Shave Burma Shave

Burma Shave


Burma Shave
07-20-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,482
Posted By livedarklions

For you, maybe. I absolutely needed to do it to...

For you, maybe. I absolutely needed to do it to start my weight loss.

This is the part of the thread where people who have never been obese lecture people who used to be obese on how they lost...
07-20-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,469
Posted By livedarklions

I figured out a while ago I can't stand trainers...

I figured out a while ago I can't stand trainers because I associate cycling with being very situationally aware, and that's not a thing I want to be laboring on a stationary machine. What I like...
07-20-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,469
Posted By livedarklions

It's what TV was invented for.

It's what TV was invented for.
07-20-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,009
Posted By livedarklions

No offense, but I used to live there, and 50...

No offense, but I used to live there, and 50 people rides were not common at all. And yes, I don't think you should deliberately engage in behavior that is illegal, annoying AND dangerous and expect...
07-20-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,482
Posted By livedarklions

There's absolutely no way I can go to a buffet...

There's absolutely no way I can go to a buffet and not overeat (I will let myself do this sometimes when I know I have and am about to do some unreasonably huge amount of riding). The big thing for...
07-20-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,407
Posted By livedarklions

Damn, that's good!

Damn, that's good!
07-20-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,469
Posted By livedarklions

And WHAT are you doing on the bike. And WHAT...

And WHAT are you doing on the bike.
And WHAT are you trying to accomplish.

And does your gym smell like dirty jocks.


My usual answer for me is that I can burn more calories per hour at the...
07-20-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,482
Posted By livedarklions

Chances are that calculators that are taking into...

Chances are that calculators that are taking into account your weight are using the MET method of calculation, which I think is highly dubious in estimating individual calorie burn. MET assumes a...
07-20-21, 04:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 837
Posted By livedarklions

That's definitely not a "woosh." Obviously , no...

That's definitely not a "woosh." Obviously , no one thought the bit about who was passing you was serious, we have no way of knowing whether or not 5 mph is a real number, nor whether you really have...
07-20-21, 04:41 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,985
Posted By livedarklions

Well, apparently if I don't name names, it's not...

Well, apparently if I don't name names, it's not hostile, so I guess I can just say a bunch of reactionary smart alecks posting not so subtle transphobic/homophobic comments is not particularly...
07-19-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,009
Posted By livedarklions

So you're now at the level of claiming that...

So you're now at the level of claiming that several wrongs make a right, and admitting this IS fairly dangerous. Screw that, I hope the group gets busted, they've earned it.

Basically, you want...
07-19-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,009
Posted By livedarklions

50 riders isn't traffic, it's a parade. Anyone...

50 riders isn't traffic, it's a parade. Anyone else would need a permit to take over that much of the road.
07-19-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,985
Posted By livedarklions

Lame, lame, lame. Really, really, really lame. ...

Lame, lame, lame. Really, really, really lame. The astoudingest quality of lame in the history of lameness. An unparalleled hobbling. Beyond the scale of gait impairment. Like a centipede with 50...
07-19-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 837
Posted By livedarklions

Seriously, if you couldn't keep it over 5 mph,...

Seriously, if you couldn't keep it over 5 mph, the problem isn't the bike.
07-19-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,407
Posted By livedarklions

Whether or not a constitution is fixed in time is...

Whether or not a constitution is fixed in time is a fit subject for an argument. However, the only languages that don't evolve are dead languages.
I'm pretty sure no one really believes that we're...
07-18-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,985
Posted By livedarklions

You said real men don't shave their legs, so...

You said real men don't shave their legs, so apparently you think men who do shave their legs belong to a third gender?

And btw, who the hell are you to determine whether leg shaving is or isn't...
07-18-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,985
Posted By livedarklions

This stuff doesn't translate well for humans,...

This stuff doesn't translate well for humans, however. If it did, men would never shave their faces.
07-18-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 917
Posted By livedarklions

Having tried to read it, I think we're all having...

Having tried to read it, I think we're all having that feeling.
07-18-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,985
Posted By livedarklions

So? You seem to be having a gender panic attack...

So? You seem to be having a gender panic attack over this.
07-18-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,407
Posted By livedarklions

Nonsense. The "destroyed" usage of the word is of...

Nonsense. The "destroyed" usage of the word is of very long standing, and is a far more common usage in English than any reference to ten percent or punishment. Seriously, this is a pedantic...
07-18-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,985
Posted By livedarklions

For the sake of the species, I'm going to express...

For the sake of the species, I'm going to express disapproval of your last sentence.

Your point about this being more of a fashion thing than any kind of long-standing tradition is well-taken. ...
07-18-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,385
Posted By livedarklions

Gotta say, you actually don't necessarily know...

Gotta say, you actually don't necessarily know when you're causing a problem. I've only had earbuds on a cyclist endanger me and pedestrians once, and it was because he didn't hear me announce my...
07-18-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,407
Posted By livedarklions

That's actually a style question, not grammar. ...

That's actually a style question, not grammar. The Chicago Manual Of Style says using "that" in that way is fine. "Who" refers to a person, but "that" can refer to anything.

Sometimes, I wonder...
07-18-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,985
Posted By livedarklions

Real men don't use sarcasm.

Real men don't use sarcasm.
07-17-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 453
Posted By livedarklions

Gotta say, I'm not impressed. They're counting...

Gotta say, I'm not impressed. They're counting any headphones or buds, no consideration of whether they are set so people can hear. Also counting cell phones on handlebars as distracted. I use my...
07-17-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,407
Posted By livedarklions

Your such a looser.

Your such a looser.
07-17-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,385
Posted By livedarklions

The MUPs in New England are a totally different...

The MUPs in New England are a totally different story. I ride them and all kinds of roads, and often the MUPs are relatively sparsely populated and considerably faster than roads. The only roads...
07-17-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,385
Posted By livedarklions

Australia July 2021= USA June 2020. I stayed off...

Australia July 2021= USA June 2020. I stayed off of the paths last year because I couldn't ride around all of the dog leashes and avoid pedestrians at the same time, and all of the streets were near...
07-17-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,407
Posted By livedarklions

Oh, give me a brake, fer cryin outloud.

Oh, give me a brake, fer cryin outloud.
07-16-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,985
Posted By livedarklions

Oh, ffs, drop the weight thing already. There's...

Oh, ffs, drop the weight thing already. There's not a single person on this thread that thinks you know what you're talking about. This thread had absolutely nothing to do with weight, and you...
07-16-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,985
Posted By livedarklions

I've decided that everyone who is arguing back...

I've decided that everyone who is arguing back and forth about leg hair and road rash is assuming that every man has leg hair like they do. I've never shaved my legs, but I have so little leg hair...
07-16-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,985
Posted By livedarklions

But the danger is that you'll spend too much on...

But the danger is that you'll spend too much on gear, won't be able to afford food, and lose 5 pounds from not eating.
07-16-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,985
Posted By livedarklions

Wow, that's an actual nitpicking point! Well,...

Wow, that's an actual nitpicking point! Well, gnatpicking, anyway.
07-16-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,033
Posted By livedarklions

I take a #3. It's one louder.

I take a #3. It's one louder.
07-16-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By livedarklions

According to the Facebook page, looks like they...

According to the Facebook page, looks like they got to St. Augustine, and only had to ride through one tropical storm.

Thanks for posting this!
07-16-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,985
Posted By livedarklions

My thinking is if getting the fancy racing bike...

My thinking is if getting the fancy racing bike motivates you to ride more or you just like having it for whatever reason, who the heck am I to find it funny?

I would be offended if an...
07-16-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,574
Posted By livedarklions

I agree with most of that, except that I think...

I agree with most of that, except that I think the level of info is almost never enough, and those threads almost always turn into debates over what happened.

I think if we're serious about...
07-16-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,985
Posted By livedarklions

I left out aerodynamic from your quote because...

I left out aerodynamic from your quote because that was rather silly--overweight dudes argue about aerodynamics in lots of activities.

What's left seems like a pretty low bar. Overweight dudes in...
07-16-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 4,985
Posted By livedarklions

Trait?! You think this is genetic? Oh,...

Trait?! You think this is genetic?

Oh, wait, you probably do.....
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