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05-23-22, 10:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 883
Posted By jon c.

Never had a problem while riding. I don't push...

Never had a problem while riding. I don't push myself that hard. I've had a couple of bad heat stroke episodes doing clearing and landscaping work in high heat, I work harder than I realize...
Forum: Foo
05-23-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 598
Posted By jon c.

I drive an old truck that only has a CD player so...

I drive an old truck that only has a CD player so I still listen to CDs every day.
05-23-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 720
Posted By jon c.

Haven't felt the need. But I ride mostly...

Haven't felt the need.

But I ride mostly lower traffic roads with friendly drivers.
05-20-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,173
Posted By jon c.

We do indeed ride on very different roads. With...

We do indeed ride on very different roads. With shoulders like that, I completely agree. My apologies for glossing over that part when I read it.

My roads have no shoulder. Not infrequently the...
05-19-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By jon c.

So not really relevant here.

So not really relevant here.
05-19-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,512
Posted By jon c.

Freedom is a good thing.

Freedom is a good thing.
05-19-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,173
Posted By jon c.

I don't understand your point. Given a...

I don't understand your point.

Given a substandard road width, which is every road I ride save for the primary thoroughfares with shoulders, a driver must enter the opposing lane to pass safely. ...
05-19-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 482
Posted By jon c.

Excellent! Hope we can all do the same when...

Excellent!

Hope we can all do the same when we get there.
05-19-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,532
Posted By jon c.

It is specifically illegal. 40 or 50 years ago...

It is specifically illegal. 40 or 50 years ago when their numbers were larger, Angels and Bandidos used to ride in groups that size.
05-18-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,532
Posted By jon c.

75 does seem a bit much. Our local groups tend to...

75 does seem a bit much. Our local groups tend to top out at 30 or so.

Riding single file would be pointless. There are a few spots where you might be able to pass if they're clustered but you...
Forum: Touring
05-17-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 972
Posted By jon c.

It's a patty in Jamaica.

It's a patty in Jamaica.
05-16-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,038
Posted By jon c.

You get faster when you start but in my...

You get faster when you start but in my experience that plateaus fairly soon. After that if you want to get faster you have to really work at it. Which is hard to do alone. Riding with faster...
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,335
Posted By jon c.

With predictable long term results

With predictable long term results
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 417
Posted By jon c.

Given his track record, I agree. I've been...

Given his track record, I agree.

I've been following him since the early 80s when he was winning quarter horse futurities at bush tracks in Arizona. I was a fan for a long time, But the...
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 417
Posted By jon c.

His current 90 day suspension is effective...

His current 90 day suspension is effective nationwide. That was imposed by the Kentucky Racing Commission and is honored by other jurisdictions. So his other horses in California are also running...
05-02-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,753
Posted By jon c.

Not on country roads around here.

Not on country roads around here.
04-27-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By jon c.

I'll often move into the opposing lane and allow...

I'll often move into the opposing lane and allow the car to pass on the right as I'm turning. But I'm mostly riding in a rural area. Certainly not appropriate in all situations.
04-26-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,688
Posted By jon c.

People now defend rude behavior because wokeness....

People now defend rude behavior because wokeness. Calls for basic civility are met with sneers. Fine place our society has come to occupy.
Forum: Foo
04-26-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 667
Views: 70,002
Posted By jon c.

Based on recent legislation, that one actually...

Based on recent legislation, that one actually makes sense.
04-21-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 424
Posted By jon c.

If they're new they certainly shouldn't be...

If they're new they certainly shouldn't be sticky.

I've made mine sticky cleaning them with the wrong cleaner. Repeated applications of baby powder before every ride eventually got them back...
Forum: Foo
04-19-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 731
Posted By jon c.

Had my roof done recently and all the estimates...

Had my roof done recently and all the estimates were in the same ballpark. I ended up using a GC as he was willing to do some other work that no one else would touch.

I replaced the original...
04-17-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,648
Posted By jon c.

The majority of cars around here have dark enough...

The majority of cars around here have dark enough tint on the windows that eye contact isn't really possible.
Forum: Foo
04-11-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,258
Posted By jon c.

100 years wasn't that far back. They certainly...

100 years wasn't that far back. They certainly had indoor plumbing and the mansions of the day arguably provided a style of luxury unmatched today. The lifestyle was very different then, so the 3...
Forum: Foo
04-08-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,258
Posted By jon c.

The 50% depends on how you're defining it. The...

The 50% depends on how you're defining it. The top 1% is the top, no matter how you slice it. And 100 years isn't that long ago. I'd definitely prefer to be on top.

If the time frame was...
Forum: Foo
04-08-22, 06:06 AM
Replies: 667
Views: 70,002
Posted By jon c.

That was reversed in one the latest initiatives. ...

That was reversed in one the latest initiatives. Now as long as you can say you felt threatened, you can dispatch your gator as you see fit in order to protect yourself.
04-05-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,636
Posted By jon c.

Reminds me of the time I was invited to join a...

Reminds me of the time I was invited to join a group of women who had stopped for minute at a rural road I often traverse. I managed to hold on to the last wheel for a couple of miles and before I...
04-04-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,697
Posted By jon c.

got chased by a raccoon once. nasty little...

got chased by a raccoon once.

nasty little creature.
04-01-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,753
Posted By jon c.

Life is a crap shoot. We all make mistakes but...

Life is a crap shoot. We all make mistakes but if we could go back and change anything then everything subsequent in our lives would change. Perhaps not for the better. So I'm happy enough to...
04-01-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 791
Posted By jon c.

You should post your desires on the C & V sales...

You should post your desires on the C & V sales page. Mostly the same audience, but you might get lucky.

Good luck on your search. I've seen enough of these models that I think if if you...
04-01-22, 06:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,235
Posted By jon c.

I bought a bike online for my wife and it worked...

I bought a bike online for my wife and it worked out great. However, she had already taken a test ride on the same model, which was the personal ride of someone at the shop. We ordered one from...
Forum: Southeast
03-30-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By jon c.

There is a nice bike path that along 79 up to the...

There is a nice bike path that along 79 up to the intercoastal. And there's a path the bisects that running parallel to back beach road. I've never been on it and I'm not sure how far it goes. ...
03-30-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,570
Posted By jon c.

I saw a scooter the other day that was doing near...

I saw a scooter the other day that was doing near 50 downhill and over 35 on the flat. He used the bike lane for the mile or so it exists and then took the lane for the next mile and had no problem...
03-28-22, 10:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 822
Posted By jon c.

People did it all the time 50 years ago.

People did it all the time 50 years ago.
Forum: Foo
03-28-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,092
Posted By jon c.

Everyone else does, why shouldn't they? Their...

Everyone else does, why shouldn't they? Their two cents is worth the same as yours and they have the same right to offer it.
03-19-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,816
Posted By jon c.

Human society involves coercion. From the foods...

Human society involves coercion. From the foods we eat to the clothing we wear. The majority moves the directions we take, others follow along or are seen as outcasts. Infrastructure is built to...
03-17-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,853
Posted By jon c.

I have a lot of groups who come to my area to...

I have a lot of groups who come to my area to ride. I usually ride solo. I think I benefit from absolution by lack of association. There's not a lot of traffic, but the roads turn enough that it...
03-15-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,556
Posted By jon c.

I generally follow that rule for all internet...

I generally follow that rule for all internet purchases. And if I feel a bit suspicious I'll look at the address on google street view.
Forum: Foo
03-11-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,610
Posted By jon c.

The tie is starting to lose it's cultural...

The tie is starting to lose it's cultural stronghold. All fashions do at some point. Wasn't that long ago most all men wore a tie and hat. Like the hat, the tie will cease to be a sartorial...
03-09-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,008
Posted By jon c.

I have the SLR and have been happy with it. It...

I have the SLR and have been happy with it. It has helped with numbness on longer rides.
Forum: Foo
03-06-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 4,694
Posted By jon c.

Social media isn't dead. It's irony that is no...

Social media isn't dead. It's irony that is no longer with us.
02-28-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 3,682
Posted By jon c.

Gas prices were in the same range a decade ago,...

Gas prices were in the same range a decade ago, so it isn't a huge shock to most of the public. Prices will have to go substantially higher to change behavior.
02-28-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,594
Posted By jon c.

I need a stiffer sole than Chuck Taylors provide

I need a stiffer sole than Chuck Taylors provide
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By jon c.

well done

well done
02-28-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,904
Posted By jon c.

I suppose it's situational. Some correspondents...

I suppose it's situational. Some correspondents here apparently live in frightening places. Where I live and ride I always call out to a stopped rider to ensure they don't need help. If I pass...
Forum: Foo
02-25-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 4,694
Posted By jon c.

The range of options is pretty wide. Hard to...

The range of options is pretty wide. Hard to imagine that anyone couldn't find a platform to suit their tastes.
02-25-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 878
Posted By jon c.

I wouldn't ride on that.

I wouldn't ride on that.
Forum: Foo
02-21-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 906
Posted By jon c.

because the cops don't need you and man they...

because the cops don't need you and man they expect the same
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,186
Posted By jon c.

That's why I don't ride tubeless.

That's why I don't ride tubeless.
Forum: Foo
02-01-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By jon c.

I want a toaster that toasts both sides evenly. ...

I want a toaster that toasts both sides evenly. Seems a simple request, but none of them seem to be able to handle it. The last time I bought one I focused on that in reviews and bought one that...
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