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Forum: Foo
07-03-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,365
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

It works but that ain't good enough, doncha know?...

It works but that ain't good enough, doncha know?
But is it the latest thing?
What about Steve Jobs?
;)
Forum: Foo
07-02-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,365
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Take it to the C&V List! ...

Take it to the C&V List!
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/
07-02-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3,145
Views: 375,176
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Desert Fury, 1946 with Burt Lancaster, Mary Astor...

Desert Fury, 1946 with Burt Lancaster, Mary Astor and Lizabeth Scott. One of a new collection of films on Criterion Channel titled "Noir in Color." The color was the best part, everybody acted like...
Forum: Foo
07-02-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 382
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Here is a novel situation: A Clan of Cruise Cars...

Here is a novel situation: A Clan of Cruise Cars Convening for some kinda autonomous Conspiratorial Chatter
Cruise robotaxis blocked traffic for hours on this San Francisco street:
...
Forum: Foo
07-01-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,365
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

My first computer was an Acros 430 386SX, bought...

My first computer was an Acros 430 386SX, bought from Best Buy in July 1992 for just under $2,000. It had a 130MB hard drive, Win 3.1 and Word 1 for Windows installed. I was amazed then about how...
07-01-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 782
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I did, and read the lines, and even between the...

I did, and read the lines, and even between the lines and came to the obvious conclusion about the attitude being expressed. It doesn't really take reading between the lines to find this attitude...
07-01-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 782
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

True; or wear blinkers and/or rose colored...

True; or wear blinkers and/or rose colored glasses in order to filter out what is actually written in order to come up with a reading that better fits a preferred version of bicycling wisdom.
07-01-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 253,730
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to The Long-Legged Fly, crime...

Finished listening to The Long-Legged Fly, crime novel by James Sallis, The first in the Lew Griffin series of novels about an African American private eye, set in New Orleans. OK and provides Lew...
07-01-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3,145
Views: 375,176
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Speaking of Sean Connery and his part within...

Speaking of Sean Connery and his part within movies, last night streamed Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, 9.5/10. Among a great cast, Sean Connery stands out and steals the show. The film...
07-01-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 782
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

He wasn't discussing giving advice to a customer....

He wasn't discussing giving advice to a customer. He did write that he is offended by anybody who doesn't share his view of how to properly use or equip an expensive carbon road bicycle, and was...
Forum: Foo
06-30-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,365
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You are right! I fooled around a bit with the...

You are right! I fooled around a bit with the Dell Desktop with Win XP and both DOS programs of interest to me loaded and seem to work just fine.

Screen shots are attached for the amusement of the...
06-30-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 782
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The even more fundamental issue is that YOU might...

The even more fundamental issue is that YOU might drop $3k a carbon road bike to obtain efficiency, some one else might buy that very same type of bike in order to drag their grandkids in a trailer,...
06-30-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

An inexpensive baseball-type cap (without an...

An inexpensive baseball-type cap (without an extra cost logo) would have an even more effective sun blocking visor.
06-30-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Order you tires from one of the mail order places...

Order you tires from one of the mail order places that you did find. How many mail order houses do you need before you can order a set of tires from one of them?
06-30-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 782
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Why not? Is your advice based on mechanical...

Why not? Is your advice based on mechanical problems caused by installing/attaching these accessories to a new carbon road bike, or is it based on your personal sense of proper bicycling aesthetics...
06-29-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3,145
Views: 375,176
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

From Russia with Love was the best Bond, ever....

From Russia with Love was the best Bond, ever. Great villains, both male and female, beautiful lead actress/ romantic partner, plausible plot, no over-the-top weaponry or physical/acrobatic stunts....
Forum: Foo
06-29-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Somebody was texting! That is always the cause of...

Somebody was texting! That is always the cause of accidents crashes (sez umpteen hysterical BF posters anywayz.):)
Forum: Foo
06-29-22, 06:15 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,365
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Thanks for checking this out and your good...

Thanks for checking this out and your good advice. Yesterday I was playing around with WordPerfect for Windows 5.2 and Word for Windows 2 on the XP computer and they worked very well with the old...
Forum: Foo
06-28-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 940
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I saw a total eclipse in Eastern Oregon on Feb...

I saw a total eclipse in Eastern Oregon on Feb 26, 1979. It was amazing. The total eclipse shadow came suddenly and felt like a silent freight train over running us standing in the field.
...
Forum: Foo
06-28-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,365
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Thanks. I'll have to look around for Win 98, Win...

Thanks. I'll have to look around for Win 98, Win 95 would not be worth the effort. I have an original install CD for Win 98 but it is in German (from my daughters laptop that I bought for her when...
Forum: Foo
06-28-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,365
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I have a related legit question to ask the more...

I have a related legit question to ask the more computer literate Foosters.

I would like to install Win 95 on a spare desktop on hand that currently works fine with its installed WinXP. The...
06-28-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 888
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Should I be "impressed" by his "big deal", or...

Should I be "impressed" by his "big deal", or that he is your friend, or any other stranger's daily, weekly or lifetime stats?
06-27-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,441
Views: 392,323
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Sniff, Sniff,:( those poor misunderstood road...

Sniff, Sniff,:( those poor misunderstood road cyclists-allegedly dehumanized by those nasty Dutch fietsers who don't wear helmets.:roflmao2:
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/wielrenner
wielrenner...
06-27-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 888
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You seem to be implying, if not specifying, that...

You seem to be implying, if not specifying, that the OP has a "training strategy" and that it is terrible, and that he and other cyclists who "do the the same number of miles each day" have a...
06-27-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 888
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What event or objective do you think Fifty Plus...

What event or objective do you think Fifty Plus (+) posters, especially those who are 75, like the OP and me, should be "training" for? It doesn't take much "training" to post stats if the strategy...
Forum: Foo
06-26-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 382
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

A recent study showed people still prefer to have...

A recent study showed people still prefer to have some control while driving.
https://jalopnik.com/drivers-dont-want-full-on-autonomy-controlling-their-ve-1849106330
Extract:
06-26-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 253,730
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to Hitler's American Friends,...

Finished listening to Hitler's American Friends, The Third Reich's Supporters in the United States, by Bradley W. Hart, non fiction account of Americans in the 30's and early 40's who supported and...
06-25-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 888
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

It is also questionable/debatable how noteworthy...

It is also questionable/debatable how noteworthy or inspirational gratuitous bragging about personal mileage stats is to anybody else, especially total strangers. How "big" the OP cares to go in...
06-24-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,231
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

1. I am aware that many people have claimed that...

1. I am aware that many people have claimed that "clubs often have insurance that requires ride participants to wear helmets," including a rep of the local club when I asked about their requirement...
Forum: Foo
06-23-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,881
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Probably for some, the 20 minute Costco wait is...

Probably for some, the 20 minute Costco wait is spent doing the same thing with their smartphone that they would be doing somewhere else but without saving some money.
06-23-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,195
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Probably the same snarky dumbells who think it is...

Probably the same snarky dumbells who think it is cute or funny, and laugh, clap or use dopey cryptic slang to reminisce with like thinking(?) comrades about accidental falls from a bicycle.
06-22-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,231
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

MIPS is a company that allegedly tests helmets...

MIPS is a company that allegedly tests helmets for manufacturers that pay them a licensing fee for using their proprietary technology. It is unclear whether MIPS tests their manufacturer clients'...
Forum: Foo
06-22-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,881
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

It matters what kind of fuel your vehicle can...

It matters what kind of fuel your vehicle can use. Often vehicles requiring trons are too pricey or unavailable for many consumers to consider as a practical purchase regardless of the price of its...
Forum: Foo
06-22-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,881
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Or thinker.:thumb:

Or thinker.:thumb:
06-22-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,195
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Given that President Biden and his wife...

Given that President Biden and his wife apparently enjoy casual bicycle riding at a relaxed pace, is there any benefit for him to be using any kind of foot restraint system?

We saw a negative...
06-22-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,231
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Can you provide further details about how an...

Can you provide further details about how an interested helmet purchaser can easily determine if the helmet in the store is "Certified by independent testing" for MIPs or any other safety criteria...
Forum: Foo
06-22-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,881
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Article begins with the writer stating, " I donít...

Article begins with the writer stating, " I donít voluntarily wait in line for anything," and then proceeds to state why sometimes he does.
Me thinks the writer of the opinion piece quoted is indeed...
Forum: Foo
06-22-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,365
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Is "shen" defined in the Linux users' glossary,...

Is "shen" defined in the Linux users' glossary, or did you dream up a new word just to befuddle Foosters who read and write in English?:)
06-22-22, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3,441
Views: 392,323
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Given your convictions, do you always wear a full...

Given your convictions, do you always wear a full face helmet and/or use a HANS device when you are a driver or passenger in an automobile or any other 4 wheeled motor vehicle?
Forum: Foo
06-21-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 382
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Don't know, but would guess that most states are...

Don't know, but would guess that most states are less concerned now than they were in 2017 about an imminent arrival of self driving cars cruising on their roads any time soon. The bloom has faded on...
06-21-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,231
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

And now Specialized is not displaying a Snell...

And now Specialized is not displaying a Snell certification sticker? So what does that mean? The helmet is not as safe as before or Specialized decided not pay Snell Foundation a fee for the...
Forum: Foo
06-21-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 382
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

More info on the 2021 Honda Legend with so-called...

More info on the 2021 Honda Legend with so-called Cat 3 features:https://www.carscoops.com/2021/06/death-of-jdm-honda-odyssey-wont-impact-us-spec-model/
Extract:
Forum: Foo
06-21-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 382
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

VERY limited production. According to Mahmood...

VERY limited production. According to Mahmood Hikmet, the YouTube AV "enthusiast" the so-called Cat 3 Traffic Jam Assist models were just 100 vehicles to be leased and not sold. I'd be curious if any...
06-21-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,231
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

No helmet sold in the U.S (or anywhere else...

No helmet sold in the U.S (or anywhere else AFAIK) requires a certification from the Snell Foundation.
The CPSC certification label is the required certification sticker required for any helmet to...
Forum: Foo
06-21-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 382
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

As far as availability of either the MB or Honda...

As far as availability of either the MB or Honda models, it seems they exist in the same universe as Tesla's robo-taxis (but without the hype), a lot of PR smoke and mirrors but no product available...
06-21-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,231
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Testing exists, yes, how extensive is a matter of...

Testing exists, yes, how extensive is a matter of opinion.

Experts on the subject can correct me if necessary, but I believe that the manufacturers only need to "certify" that their helmets meet...
Forum: Foo
06-21-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 382
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

And neither did Mahmood Hikmet, the YouTuber who...

And neither did Mahmood Hikmet, the YouTuber who posted the video you cited, titled "Did Honda Just Beat Tesla? - Honda Level 3 Autonomy Legend 2021." Nor did he seem to know what Level 3 requires.
...
Forum: Foo
06-21-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,365
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Don't know about W95 but I keep a desktop with XP...

Don't know about W95 but I keep a desktop with XP available when I want to work on Excel or Word documents with Office 2000 (no dang ribbon but real honest to gosh menu system) which I like much...
Forum: Foo
06-21-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 382
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The following two screen grabs are from the Honda...

The following two screen grabs are from the Honda YouTube video at 2:26 and 2:28 respectively. Since they were only displayed for all of 2 seconds each, you may not have had time to read them.
...
Forum: Foo
06-21-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 382
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What is also unrecorded is how many of those 10s...

What is also unrecorded is how many of those 10s of thousands of miles driven while using so-called robo-car controls are only driven "safely" because the driver was alert enough to make timely...
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