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01-18-24, 08:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,862
Posted By mr_bill

My minister said itís okay to say itís not fair....

My minister said itís okay to say itís not fair. I asked if itís okay to say itís effed up.

Iím so sorry.

-mr. bill
10-05-23, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By mr_bill

Iím somewhat curious what your doc said on...

Iím somewhat curious what your doc said on Tuesday.

The 21st Century Cures Act mandates medical providers immediately provide to their patients nearly all test results and clinical notes.

This...
09-15-23, 09:29 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,575
Posted By mr_bill

So a brief update. I am a member of the...

So a brief update.

I am a member of the "stable disease" club. The benefits include but are not limited to seeing my oncologist only once every three months.

My testosterone remains...
08-30-23, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,463
Posted By mr_bill

A humorless poster attempted to turn this into...

A humorless poster attempted to turn this into the everlasting gobstopper thread.

So much time, so little to do.

-mr. bill
08-30-23, 07:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,051
Posted By mr_bill

Andrew Bohm...

Andrew Bohm (https://medicine.tufts.edu/news-events/news/passing-andrew-bohm-professor-and-postdoctoral-officer)

-mr. bill
08-27-23, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,463
Posted By mr_bill

Without comment... ...

Without comment...

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

-mr. bill
07-26-23, 05:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,910
Posted By mr_bill

Wrong question. U-turn on Red permitted in...

Wrong question. U-turn on Red permitted in Louisiana? (https://legis.la.gov/legis/Law.aspx?d=88198#)



Why yes, yes it is.

-mr. bill
06-22-23, 09:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,253
Posted By mr_bill

Right Hook

Technically, they timed the light perfectly and beat me off the line.
(They did signal with bent left arm a second behind me.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5pQGVroVFU

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
06-21-23, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11,232
Views: 1,491,303
Posted By mr_bill

Brief Pill&Ills update: Still on my drugs...

Brief Pill&Ills update:

Still on my drugs for my Stage 4 Prostate Cancer. It remains "castration sensitive," which is great news.

Next oncology appointment is not until August, and no scans in...
05-31-23, 09:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,663
Posted By mr_bill

Part five. (Stairs are why light bikes are nice.)

Part five. (Stairs are why light bikes are nice.)
05-31-23, 09:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,663
Posted By mr_bill

Part two:

Part two:
05-31-23, 09:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,663
Posted By mr_bill

I'm going to quote myself in the next few replies...

I'm going to quote myself in the next few replies from another thread. They are a commentary of what a difference bike infrastructure, bike paths, bike lanes, sharrows, etc made/make in my life.
...
04-07-23, 06:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,231
Posted By mr_bill

Teaching hospitals are fun. Iím being...

Teaching hospitals are fun.

Iím being prepped for achilles tendon surgery.

Intern is doing their second nerve block on a leg. My leg.

First Doc is making sure rule number one is followed,...
01-31-23, 08:37 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 31,382
Posted By mr_bill

Multiple threat crossing. We lose so many...

Multiple threat crossing.

We lose so many people to this DESIGN FLAW.

People who call pedestrians meat pylons blather about Darwin Awards.

-mr. bill
12-20-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,476
Posted By mr_bill

An interesting question - can you plagiarize an...

An interesting question - can you plagiarize an AI? (Actually, an uninteresting question.)
Will you get caught if you ask ChatGPT to compose your essay? (Yes. Almost certainly. Just like you can get...
11-18-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,065
Posted By mr_bill

"Community Resolutions provide an opportunity for...

"Community Resolutions provide an opportunity for the police to deal with appropriate low level offences and offenders without recourse to formal criminal justice sanctions.
This could include a...
11-15-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,169
Posted By mr_bill

Patterson Rd and Hwy 6...

Patterson Rd and Hwy 6 (https://www.google.com/maps/@29.8132368,-95.6449552,3a,75y,286.06h,79.71t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1srcl4n4c-EsXgDbqYFc-szg!2e0!7i16384!8i8192!5m1!1e3)

-mr. bill
11-14-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,284
Posted By mr_bill

Infrastructure induces demand. -mr. bill

Infrastructure induces demand.

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
10-04-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11,232
Views: 1,491,303
Posted By mr_bill

I can still be surprised on the Minuteman: ...

I can still be surprised on the Minuteman:

https://youtu.be/cgO2w6iXR8Y

-mr. bill
09-29-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,611
Posted By mr_bill

However, in all seriousness. If you do have...

However, in all seriousness.

If you do have a low resting heart rate, let the folks who "twilight" you know before your "minor" medical procedure starts. They'll thank you.

(For more major...
09-29-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,096
Posted By mr_bill

Proving your starry-eyed spouse is dead doesn't...

Proving your starry-eyed spouse is dead doesn't require a GoPro. But you knew that, didn't you?

-mr. bill
09-29-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,096
Posted By mr_bill

The starry-eyed among us are those [singular...

The starry-eyed among us are those [singular those] who think they [singular they] can call up their [singular their] insurance companies and say "I want money."

-mr. bill
09-29-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,096
Posted By mr_bill

"Rarely are we as lucky to have a client with a...

"Rarely are we as lucky to have a client with a ďGo ProĒ or other device upon their bike but, when THEY [emphasis mine, not singular they, plural they] do, it can be as good as gold."

But what...
09-29-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,096
Posted By mr_bill

Your sales pitch left out Short Term Disability...

Your sales pitch left out Short Term Disability insurance and Long Term Disability Insurance.

You won't believe this "salesman" either, don't know why I bother....
09-23-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,730
Posted By mr_bill

Sigh. The world isnít binary, and bicycles are...

Sigh. The world isnít binary, and bicycles are usually smaller than automobiles. But even drivers need to be careful.

People *MAY* have trouble seeing. Be careful out there.
08-23-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 15,884
Posted By mr_bill

So, for those having trouble following the...

So, for those having trouble following the alleged conversation:

https://i.imgur.com/8mtA5N8.jpg

-mr. bill
08-22-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 15,884
Posted By mr_bill

In keeping with the signal to noise ratio on this...

In keeping with the signal to noise ratio on this thread has been flushed to zero.

Not noise:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJuyn0WAYNI

-mr. bill
07-19-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,668
Posted By mr_bill

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

18 thoughtless replies to this thread. Good day sir.

-mr. bill
07-04-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
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: 135
Views: 22,575
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...
06-23-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,493
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
06-21-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,634
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, 07:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,851
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...
06-11-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,428
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: 2,178
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: 4,383
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, 05:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,383
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: 4,383
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, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
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...
05-31-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,178
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, 02:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,827
Posted By mr_bill

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

https://youtu.be/VTOdmp8pHuI

-mr. bill
05-16-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,827
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: 5,330
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...
05-06-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,975
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: 1,529
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...
05-03-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,355
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...
04-19-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 14,633
Posted By mr_bill

Just a SWAG. I don’t thing there are any farmers...

Just a SWAG. I don’t thing there are any farmers on farmforums who are complaining about farmers driving on roads.

-mr. bill
04-06-22, 05:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,343
Posted By mr_bill

https://youtu.be/D_sc9tqB81g -mr. bill

https://youtu.be/D_sc9tqB81g

-mr. bill
04-04-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,063
Posted By mr_bill

Another p.s. https://youtu.be/TSkwY9EuP5E ...

Another p.s.

https://youtu.be/TSkwY9EuP5E

And, highly recommend Rev Laura Everett’s short book “Holy Spokes.”

I guess by definition, whatever she rides is a pastoorfiet.
...
04-04-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,063
Posted By mr_bill

I’m lucky that I can walk to a LBS and get a...

I’m lucky that I can walk to a LBS and get a dutch bike.

From your story, it sounds like bridges were burned. (Passive voice, not judging who held the matches.)

Anyhow, there are a few US LBS’s...
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