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01-31-23, 11:49 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,052
Posted By Reynolds 531

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01-30-23, 03:46 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,052
Posted By Eric F

Yep. Yep, again. Don't tell...

Yep.



Yep, again.

Don't tell Strava this, but if they doubled the annual subscription rate, I would still pay for it.
01-28-23, 12:58 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,052
Posted By rsbob

Looks like the OP didn’t quit the internet from...

Looks like the OP didn’t quit the internet from what he was originally charged when he first got AOL or used Netscape. A how many percent increase for internet service over the years?

The Strava...
01-02-23, 09:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 916
Posted By rsbob

Cars with sophisticated anti-theft systems are...

Cars with sophisticated anti-theft systems are defeated with ease. And stealing a bike is so much easier. People concerned about theft should probably place an Air tag under the seat of another...
01-02-23, 12:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 916
Posted By rsbob

Thieves which have been apprehended should be...

Thieves which have been apprehended should be sentenced to clean 100 drivetrains. That should make them think twice.
10-12-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,678
Posted By Polaris OBark

Troll post of the year.

Troll post of the year.
10-02-22, 06:10 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,444
Posted By livedarklions

What I really find annoying about the "you...

What I really find annoying about the "you should've known" bit is that the person behind me is putting me at risk if I have to stop suddenly. They're knowingly taking that risk, but I've been...
10-02-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,444
Posted By livedarklions

It does happen precisely because your bike is not...

It does happen precisely because your bike is not silent either. If the bikes are so close together, it's very hard to sort out the competing sounds of the two bikes.

Anyone who wheel sucks...
10-01-22, 10:37 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,444
Posted By woodway

If I am riding by myself, with no expectation of...

If I am riding by myself, with no expectation of anyone around me, I am going to air blow away. If someone gets on my wheel unannounced, then they will get the full experience of riding behind me...
09-29-22, 02:38 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,890
Posted By livedarklions

Fellow driver here. Get over yourself, that's a...

Fellow driver here. Get over yourself, that's a really crappy attitude.
09-28-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,444
Posted By rsbob

When I first read your post, I laughed out loud. ...

When I first read your post, I laughed out loud. Too funny and even more funny he got indignant for being a dumb bunny
09-28-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,444
Posted By LarrySellerz

You don't have to look behind you incase there is...

You don't have to look behind you incase there is a drafter before you snot rocket, as you said doing so is potentially dangerous. He got unlucky/should have alerted you of his presence.



...
09-28-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,444
Posted By nick_a

If you blow a snot cloud into the world and no...

If you blow a snot cloud into the world and no one's there to witness it, is it still gross? In my opinion, yes.

This guy witnessed it and called you on it, but somehow there's a debate about...
09-28-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,444
Posted By rsbob

Since the drafter was uninvited and unannounced...

Since the drafter was uninvited and unannounced he had it coming. You are not fault and his anger was misplaced. He should have been mad at himself for not announcing and asking.
He is a person that...
09-28-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,444
Posted By Koyote

You did nothing wrong, but that won't stop this...

You did nothing wrong, but that won't stop this thread from going for eight pages.
09-28-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,444
Posted By 79pmooney

Not all of us have your rubber neck. Also...

Not all of us have your rubber neck. Also sometimes drafters drift to one side or the other.

The rider drafting unannounced was asking for anything an unsuspecting rider might do. This wasn't on...
09-28-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,890
Posted By White shadow

cars hate bikes pedestrians hate cars bikes...

cars hate bikes
pedestrians hate cars
bikes hate pedestrian etc

The only thing we can agree on is that e-scooters are bottom of the barrel (whether on sidewalks or bike lanes)
09-28-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,890
Posted By b88

Cos he rather be biking than driving. :lol: ...

Cos he rather be biking than driving. :lol:

I go out of my way to accommodate cyclists when I’m driving.
09-25-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,671
Posted By Mojo31

Did you talk to a female rider?

Did you talk to a female rider?
09-16-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,133
Posted By livedarklions

Here's my classification system: A. Stuff I can...

Here's my classification system:
A. Stuff I can do easily
B. Stuff I can do but kind of hard, still fun
C. Stuff I can do but miserable
D. Stuff I can't do.
E. Stuff I really, really can't do.
...
09-15-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,890
Posted By livedarklions

IMO: That's total bs. I do a fair amount of...

IMO: That's total bs. I do a fair amount of driving, I've never been unreasonably inconvenienced by a cyclist. I do deliberately "get in the way" of a driver behind me when they're likely to take a...
09-14-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,890
Posted By Kai Winters

If I'm just putting along I'll ride in a bike...

If I'm just putting along I'll ride in a bike lane. I'm slow enough to not be a threat and can react faster and easier to people who 'ride bikes' but aren't 'riders'...yep there is a difference.
If...
06-13-22, 05:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,064
Posted By dsaul

The Strava segment is .37 miles and average grade...

The Strava segment is .37 miles and average grade of 10.5%, although the hill continues at a much shallower grade for a couple more blocks. The steepest part of it is around 18% grade. The fastest...
05-09-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,544
Posted By Bald Paul

Has anyone else noticed that some posters with...

Has anyone else noticed that some posters with very high post counts seem to have very little to actually contribute, and just seem to be hanging around, waiting to pick internet arguments or troll?...
05-09-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,544
Posted By GamblerGORD53

So why are they following the tractor/ rake??...

So why are they following the tractor/ rake?? Because of the double yellow or they are too slow to pass?? LOL
Unlike roadhog cyclists, I've never seen a tractor go slow ON PURPOSE.
05-09-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,544
Posted By DMC707

This

This
05-09-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,544
Posted By Kedosto

I had a run-in with a cowardly moron, but he ran...

I had a run-in with a cowardly moron, but he ran away.
05-06-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,544
Posted By rsbob

I have also yelled at two cyclists riding abreast...

I have also yelled at two cyclists riding abreast down a 1 mile winding decent holding up about 8 cars. Told them Ride single file, you are giving cyclists a bad name. The real issue is that there...
05-06-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,544
Posted By wolfchild

I agree that there are certain situations where...

I agree that there are certain situations where it's necessary and safer for a cyclist to take a lane but that's not what we are discussing here...We're talking about cyclists who take a lane and...
05-06-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,544
Posted By tomato coupe

Cars, trucks, and motorcycles are also not equal....

Cars, trucks, and motorcycles are also not equal. Should they not share the road?
05-06-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,544
Posted By Ogsarg

I've always taken "Share the road" as a mutual...

I've always taken "Share the road" as a mutual obligation and don't have much respect for cyclists who take the lane when there is a bike lane or reasonable shoulder to ride on just because they have...
05-06-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,544
Posted By nodnerb

Honking is a hostile act? LOLOLOLOLOL Wow I guess...

Honking is a hostile act? LOLOLOLOLOL Wow I guess cars should be banned for having horns and inciting violence. Around here, a quick chirp of the horn is a totally common and accepted way to warn...
05-06-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,544
Posted By MarcusT

For all those who defend all cyclists regardless...

For all those who defend all cyclists regardless of their behaviour, let me remind you of a legendary epitaph:
Here lies the body of Johnathon O'Day
He died maintaining his right of way
His way...
05-06-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,544
Posted By nodnerb

I'm with the OP on this one. If there is a Bike...

I'm with the OP on this one. If there is a Bike lane and someone is taking up an entire vehicle lane instead, whether it is legal or not, is pretty ignorant. It is illegal for cars to drive in the...
04-29-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,888
Posted By Herzlos

It's more than just the supposed double standard,...

It's more than just the supposed double standard, the risk on both sides is completely different. Men are (for historical reasons) more likely to be in a position to abuse power and are usually more...
04-29-22, 03:24 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,888
Posted By Herzlos

I think it's important to note that women have...

I think it's important to note that women have always had the same problems but are only being heard about them recently.

That said, the only source of information on what to do with regard to...
04-28-22, 01:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By tangerineowl

Take the causeway bridge 2k over.

Take the causeway bridge 2k over.
04-26-22, 02:03 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,888
Posted By ErinKeegan

As a woman who also rides a bike, I can say that...

As a woman who also rides a bike, I can say that hate creepy men who want to communicate if I really didn't show that I want to communicate
04-25-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,888
Posted By fredlord

When out riding by myself, if I'm unable to pass...

When out riding by myself, if I'm unable to pass someone (and stay in front of them) then I let them drop me. I don't try to sit on their arse, nor do I try to talk to them. And I guess that's what...
04-17-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,475
Posted By mstateglfr

1- partly joking, it's why I called ambulances...

1- partly joking, it's why I called ambulances 'pesky'.
2- figured I would help move the conversation along since the initial issue is so funny to me.
3- I can hear music and ambient sounds at the...
04-06-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,888
Posted By Herzlos

Bear in mind that women are also harrassed...

Bear in mind that women are also harrassed literally everywhere and pretty much constantly. Don't add to it and put people off cycling.

If they want friendly competition it'll be pretty obvious...
12-06-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,387
Posted By cyclezen

EXACTLY ! Let me emphasis this. Riding, even in...

EXACTLY !
Let me emphasis this. Riding, even in a small group, requires far more skills than anyone uses riding solo. It's not just 'group dynamics' but your own ability to to ride smoothly, safely...
12-05-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,968
Posted By livedarklions

You screwed up the grayboxing, Maelochs just...

You screwed up the grayboxing, Maelochs just carried your error over, see post 76.

Are you deliberately missing the point? If I don't know someone is drafting me, I'm not likely to take the...
12-03-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,968
Posted By livedarklions

Unannounced wheel sucking is definitely a safety...

Unannounced wheel sucking is definitely a safety hazard and probably a traffic violation if done on a road. When I've caught people doing it to me on paths, I've told them I will stop suddenly for...
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