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Forum: Foo
01-25-22, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10,022
Views: 2,103,702
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Music from my college days; still have the album...

Music from my college days; still have the album in genuine vinyl.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsvy5BV4AzM
Forum: Foo
01-25-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8,186
Views: 1,662,419
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

When I lived in Germany from 1986 -1991 I needed...

When I lived in Germany from 1986 -1991 I needed cars that could transport my wife and our three children for distance at Autobahn speeds with outstanding reliability.

The two cars we settled on...
01-25-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,055
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Correct for those birds of any age who just like...

Correct for those birds of any age who just like to ride; but not so for those birds obsessed with numbers, stats and metrics.
Forum: Foo
01-25-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8,186
Views: 1,662,419
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Thanks for the good info about the 2CV's unique...

Thanks for the good info about the 2CV's unique suspension system,:thumb:
I always did admire the car's unabashed embrace of quirkiness. Have had this model in my study for decades.
...
Forum: Foo
01-25-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 668
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Then you should read about the origins of the...

Then you should read about the origins of the game that you had so much fun with:
https://tinyview.com/thenib/2022/01/21/monopolys-radical-anticapitalist-feminist-origins...
01-24-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 239,073
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished reading The Berlin Raids, The Bomber...

Finished reading The Berlin Raids, The Bomber Battle, Winter 1943–1944, by Martin Middlebrook. Learned a lot about conduct and effects of the 18 night bombing raids conducted by the RAF in the Fall...
01-24-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 350,724
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Two directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz: 5...

Two directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz:
5 Fingers (1952), WW2 spy movie based on real events. Starring James Mason. 8/10
The Quiet American (1958) set in Vietnam in turmoil in the early 50's, filmed...
Forum: Foo
01-24-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

FWIW New _ Who knew the expensive bikes could be so profitable

Interesting tidbit in an opinion piece about Venture Capital Investors and the value added from riding an expensive bike to a sales pitch:

Extract:

There is more to this story than just the...
01-24-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,516
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You should never get so old to not appreciate...

You should never get so old to not appreciate great songs sung by great singers who are no longer with us, let alone grace the current pop charts.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDxzQJaA228
01-24-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,516
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Too bad about the people your age at your grocery...

Too bad about the people your age at your grocery store.
Wham had a couple of really good hits and one of the top lead singers, ever.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIgZ7gMze7A
...
Forum: Foo
01-20-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 26,208
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Speaking of "speculative news" here is a laffer...

Speaking of "speculative news" here is a laffer Reuters article quoted in Yahoo and it is not about Tesla, Musk or the Black Hole of Waymo or Apple.

Should have a contest for the most breathless...
01-19-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 239,073
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to The Electric Kool-Aid Acid...

Finished listening to The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, by Tom Wolfe, non fiction reporting on Ken Kesey and the Merry Pransters on their drug fueled trip through the 60's. Interesting stuff. The book...
01-19-22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 350,724
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Magic Trip (2011) documentary of Ken Kesey and...

Magic Trip (2011) documentary of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pransters on their drug fueled bus trip from California to NYC and return in 1964, documented in the book, by Tom Wolf. Stream for free on...
Forum: Foo
01-19-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 26,208
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Airplanes don't have pilots and co-pilots anymore...

Airplanes don't have pilots and co-pilots anymore and air traffic controllers have gone the way of the blacksmith? Who knew?
01-19-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 666
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Forget bollards as the solution. Don't you know...

Forget bollards as the solution. Don't you know the "answer" for some of our A&S colleagues is to eliminate motor vehicles and/or return to the life styles of the 19th Century?
01-19-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 350,724
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

IMO, the "qualifications" of No Country For Old...

IMO, the "qualifications" of No Country For Old Men did not include interesting plot, character development or motivation for their actions, intelligent dialog, quality acting or any other quality...
Forum: Foo
01-19-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 26,208
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I predict that at the end of the five year span...

I predict that at the end of the five year span AVs will be exactly where they are when this thread began. The progress of driverless cars will still be stalled at testing prototypes or at best...
Forum: Foo
01-19-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8,186
Views: 1,662,419
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Here is a standout Citroen for ya! ...

Here is a standout Citroen for ya!

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1749x1181/nancy_and_green_car_1e0325ea697cab8a17d97db015cd2c1bee7135b5.jpg
01-19-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 950
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Must be, or maybe with the advent of an ailment...

Must be, or maybe with the advent of an ailment of aging have forgotten them and must keep repeating the same old hackneyed blather.
01-18-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 950
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I don't know what grows on the chest of people...

I don't know what grows on the chest of people who think that constant repetition of tired cliches and foolish stereotypes makes goofy statements any less ignorant, but it certainly seems as if...
01-18-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,118
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Statements that agree with you are "reasoned...

Statements that agree with you are "reasoned discussion."

Posters who disagree with "reasoned discussion" or not in 100% agreement with the conventional wisdom believed as gospel by the Real...
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,827
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

At least they are quiet and never complain about...

At least they are quiet and never complain about maintaining your behavior, property or lawn to their standards.
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 668
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The best part of Atlantic City doesn't appear on...

The best part of Atlantic City doesn't appear on the Monopoly board. James' Water Taffy, in the white cardboard barrels, Yum! Always came home from any trip to AC a winner as long as I still had a...
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 826
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I hope this won't be a thread like that of the...

I hope this won't be a thread like that of the old reprobates on the 50+ Forum who still reminisce about the tight group/clique that dominated that list with their inside jokes and jargon, and self...
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 305
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Nope. So far my wife and I have had computers,...

Nope. So far my wife and I have had computers, wide screen TV, bicycles, and hundreds of other packages left at the door over the years without incident.
01-18-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Most of the near collisions were examples of very...

Most of the near collisions were examples of very dangerous and foolish cycling technique - especially overtaking on the right of numerous cars, buses, and taxis that are already signalling right...
Forum: Foo
01-17-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 26,208
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Except for the 10% of the time when they do make...

Except for the 10% of the time when they do make lefts after the driver determines that that is the best way to proceed. Presumably coming to a stop by the side of the road, stumped by the situation...
01-17-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,118
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

For some A&S posters, cell phone use and/or...

For some A&S posters, cell phone use and/or texting are the so-called "proximate cause" [whatever that is supposed to mean] and "tied" to any and every collision where the actual facts about the...
Forum: Foo
01-17-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 26,208
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The simple question to answer is how do the major...

The simple question to answer is how do the major delivery companies cross the busy arterial road or make a left turn onto it, if the arterial is very busy with traffic in both directions and there...
Forum: Foo
01-16-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 26,208
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You are assuming the vehicle is riding on the...

You are assuming the vehicle is riding on the arterial/multilane road and is making a left only across traffic coming from one directions That is only one scenario, and not the scenario where a...
Forum: Foo
01-16-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 26,208
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

It may turn out that the self driving prototypes,...

It may turn out that the self driving prototypes, if unleashed, are worse than the timid super ancient driver when it turns out that they are unable to cross busy arterial roads unless there is a...
Forum: Foo
01-16-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 26,208
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

IMO, the critical author was not wearing his...

IMO, the critical author was not wearing his critical hat when he included that statement without referencing his source.

Given that Waymo only operates "driver-less" at low speeds in suburban...
Forum: Foo
01-15-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 26,208
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Waymo is "transparent" enough to declare that...

Waymo is "transparent" enough to declare that they are never at fault for any accidents.

Another interesting article about self driving, this time about Tesla's "FSD"version....
Forum: Foo
01-15-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 26,208
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

A recent article from Bloomberg gives an idea of...

A recent article from Bloomberg gives an idea of just how ready the Waymo "autonomous cars" are for prime time operation on public streets without workarounds when encountering anything but simple...
Forum: Foo
01-15-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,827
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Graveyards can be quiet zones too.

Graveyards can be quiet zones too.
Forum: Foo
01-15-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,827
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

So do the deer - Last night at the window bird...

So do the deer -
Last night at the window bird feeder:

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/720x405/deer_at_window_feeder_45a61e6b92bb92e6bb33075fa08e33216432d9a9.gif

This...
Forum: Foo
01-14-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,827
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

When I lived in Germany 1997-2002, every Summer...

When I lived in Germany 1997-2002, every Summer on several weekends I would hear a very loud sound like an extremely high pitched huge horde of buzzing bees that lasted for several hours. Might have...
Forum: Foo
01-14-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,827
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Just in case your neighbors disapprove of your...

Just in case your neighbors disapprove of your bird and thinks it makes too much noise, here is some advice:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LgosaiHfF5Y
Forum: Foo
01-13-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,523
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Here is the sound effect...

Here is the sound effect https://sounds-mp3.com/i-en-matrix-printer or this one: NoisyDot Matrix Printer (https://freesound.org/people/viertelnachvier/sounds/181420/#)You could put it in an endless...
01-13-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 350,724
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Another WW2 movie you may enjoy is Soldier of...

Another WW2 movie you may enjoy is Soldier of Orange, 1977 Dutch movie, directed and co-written by Paul Verhoeven, starring Rutger Hauer and Jeroen Krabbé. The film is set around the German...
Forum: Foo
01-13-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,523
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Is this better? ...

Is this better?

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1920x1080/clipboard01_fc1a6680e05ec13b24ac8392f6f79064d99d0825.jpg

It is easy to pick any color shade that suits your...
Forum: Foo
01-13-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,827
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Around here there are plenty of noisy pickup...

Around here there are plenty of noisy pickup trucks, though the street I live on is relatively quiet. Don't know if it is the law or not, but no one seems to start lawn work or construction, trash...
Forum: Foo
01-13-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,523
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You can apply alternate color shading to rows or...

You can apply alternate color shading to rows or columns in an Excel spreadsheet or template with a few easy steps of conditional formatting or by formatting as a table.
I prefer the conditional...
Forum: Foo
01-13-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,827
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Starting an argument over whatever you think was...

Starting an argument over whatever you think was the meaning or intent of whatever was posted is YOUR thing. I anticipate you will continue to nip at other posters' heels and inform the BF membership...
Forum: Foo
01-13-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,827
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Ya mean this thread about noisy cars, lawn mowers...

Ya mean this thread about noisy cars, lawn mowers and the noisy neighbors of the OP is all about bicycle safety and advocacy? Who besides you knew?
01-13-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 350,724
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Academy Award Wins or nominations are no...

Academy Award Wins or nominations are no guarantee of quality or anything else worthwhile for viewing. Several movies from the last few decades that received high critical praise and won awards come...
01-13-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 350,724
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Eye of the Needle (1981), also starring Donald...

Eye of the Needle (1981), also starring Donald Sutherland, is a contemporary WW2 film which you may enjoy as much as The Eagle Has Landed; I did.
Forum: Foo
01-12-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,827
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Your pictures of birds are very nice, well done....

Your pictures of birds are very nice, well done. Actually I was really interested in seeing what habitat for wildlife the OP created in his corner of suburbia without the yard work, chemicals and...
Forum: Foo
01-12-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 26,208
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

No doubt improvement in communication systems for...

No doubt improvement in communication systems for vehicle monitoring and control, data uploads, and entertainment has led to improvements for vehicle drivers' safety and enjoyment of their vehicles,...
Forum: Foo
01-11-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 26,208
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Sounds like a plan. I'd advise not to bet any...

Sounds like a plan. I'd advise not to bet any serious money on seeing a real AV (Level 5 Autonomy) in the selected time frame or even in twice that time frame, except pictured or promised in press...
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