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06-16-24, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 234
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3nMnr8ZirI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3nMnr8ZirI
06-04-24, 12:48 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,807
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

IOW: Some people post opinions in many threads...

IOW:
Some people post opinions in many threads that you often disagree with; the poster you quoted posts opinions that are consistent and in line with your own opinions and therefore are reasonable....
06-03-24, 03:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,153
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Given a recommendation to regularly replace...

Given a recommendation to regularly replace helmets in the absence of any visual damage or "significant" drops, what is special about 5 years, or any other number presumably arbitrarily selected by...
06-03-24, 12:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,153
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Is this view based on any evidence that any...

Is this view based on any evidence that any lawyer anywhere ever had any success playing that "card" in a legal procedure? If so, maybe helmet manufactures might suggest that older helmets with an...
05-30-24, 12:40 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,807
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

B-b-b-ut allegedly almost all of us know that...

B-b-b-ut allegedly almost all of us know that slowing down for any purpose when traveling will invalidate the usefulness of the bicycling travel for A&S stalwarts in the creed of Speed and...
05-28-24, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,329
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Sure, just like old codgers :50:never attained...

Sure, just like old codgers :50:never attained high speeds or had accidents while deliberately riding in very close proximity with other bicyclists in order to maximize their speed.
05-28-24, 07:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,329
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/680x358/484_395edfc0ad16fd5c68a98111220424c17f1587a0.png
05-23-24, 01:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,266
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Yeah! This site is exclusively for Wailing...

Yeah!

This site is exclusively for Wailing and Gnashing of teeth over:
Smartphones:troll:
Drivers of pickup trucks:troll:
Operators of any other motorized vehicle in the vicinity of a bicyclist...
05-23-24, 06:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,861
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Or perhaps the other guy was just out for an...

Or perhaps the other guy was just out for an enjoyable ride and not a workout, was not in a make-believe race, and was not concerned about the thrill of overtaking a random stranger on a bike trail.
05-22-24, 03:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,266
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Satire? I am shocked, shocked to learn that....

Satire? I am shocked, shocked to learn that. :rolleyes:
05-21-24, 07:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,861
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Amazing how much you can and do imagine about...

Amazing how much you can and do imagine about current cycling conditions on MUPs after being on them just a few times in the past several decades.:foo:
04-27-24, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,083
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Everyone lived without electricity and indoor...

Everyone lived without electricity and indoor plumbing too.

Presumably some "families committed to sustainable lifestyles are successfully living" by embracing the simple alternatives from back in...
Forum: Commuting
04-27-24, 11:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,881
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I suppose you could weld metal crates to a rack...

I suppose you could weld metal crates to a rack but I don't know what would be gained over sufficient bungee cords, zip ties and /or hose clamps.
04-27-24, 11:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,029
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

It wasn't even close.

It wasn't even close.
Forum: Commuting
04-23-24, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 357,128
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Would work well as a speed screwdriver, too.

Would work well as a speed screwdriver, too.
04-20-24, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What "premise" is that? Some people may choose to...

What "premise" is that? Some people may choose to be car-free because they do not need a car or find other modes of transportation more convenient (taxis or public transit) or enjoyable (bicycles,...
04-18-24, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3,929
Views: 496,713
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The link provides no substantiation of this...

The link provides no substantiation of this reduction or its extent if any. Nor any evidence despite some posters' assertions that bicycle helmet wear influences insurance rates or payouts in any...
Forum: Commuting
04-16-24, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Move, or change jobs, or change working hours.

Move, or change jobs, or change working hours.
04-14-24, 08:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,838
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The cited article Greenville thrives as cycling...

The cited article Greenville thrives as cycling mecca (https://greenvillejournal.com/community/greenville-south-carolina-thrives-as-cycling-mecca/) would lead a reader to assume that the "majority of...
03-30-24, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,132
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The link worked just fine for me on Firefox...

The link worked just fine for me on Firefox browser. Works just fine on my Chrome browse too. Maybe you need to update your computer to a little better browser.

The OP doesn't need to do anything...
03-26-24, 01:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,702
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Examples from my garage that also would be...

Examples from my garage that also would be excellent bikes for an adult (man or woman) to learn to ride as well as being useful for casual recreational riding later. No top bar to induce anxiety for...
03-26-24, 07:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,702
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Drop bars for a new rider? Hmm:innocent:. ...

Drop bars for a new rider? Hmm:innocent:.

Both choices seem to be less than ideal for a new rider, especially an older adult, even if the the "instructor" is very comfortable riding on bikes...
03-01-24, 05:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,144
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

So you say. Any evidence ( besides the hot air...

So you say. Any evidence ( besides the hot air emitted from a handful of self-deluded bicycling gas bags) that bicycle delivery boys and girls as a group are more experienced (whatever that means),...
02-29-24, 12:21 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 25,952
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Reminds me of this scene in a great movie: ...

Reminds me of this scene in a great movie:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RriqsUo5TzI
02-25-24, 01:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,961
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Just like responding with an upraised middle...

Just like responding with an upraised middle finger to a stranger who honked the vehicle horn.
02-24-24, 03:04 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 25,952
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I don't connect anything to whether other...

I don't connect anything to whether other cyclists are fast or not, nor do I care or connect anything to "being dropped" or whether I pass anyone else while cycling, no matter what they are riding or...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-24, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I'll second the recommendation for Carhartt...

I'll second the recommendation for Carhartt washable work jackets. I have been using the same one for cycling every winter since I bought one at least a dozen years ago for $50 new. One or two...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-24, 02:59 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,285
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

True, if the alternative is an inexpensive day...

True, if the alternative is an inexpensive day trip on a bicycle or foot. Bicycle and walking trips that would turn a day trip into one requiring overnight lodging throws the economics into a...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-24, 02:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,649
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x1500/a28723_2240d9245f0e38e083845ed98dc12e038a0179d2.jpg
Forum: Commuting
02-13-24, 09:37 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,285
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What I have been saying is that there is no...

What I have been saying is that there is no reason to incur the unnecessary financial burden from buying, owning and replacing a new car with another new car every five years in order to commute...
Forum: Commuting
02-12-24, 10:54 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,285
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

10 miles/day x 5 days a week x 52 weeks in a year...

10 miles/day x 5 days a week x 52 weeks in a year = 2,600 miles a year, assuming OP cycles every single weekday all year long regardless of weather or personal health issues with zero days off for...
Forum: Commuting
02-11-24, 04:18 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,285
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

If the OP commutes on his bike 5 days/week for 52...

If the OP commutes on his bike 5 days/week for 52 weeks instead of driving the car he already owns, he will "save" the car expenses of driving 2600 miles. His savings will only be linear for fuel,...
Forum: Commuting
02-11-24, 09:44 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,285
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Don't fool yourself, most of these fixed cost...

Don't fool yourself, most of these fixed cost expenses are "saved" only if a bicycle replaces the ownership, use and frequent replacement of a new car used only for commuting purposes.

The IRS...
02-02-24, 01:49 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 25,952
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

IMO, dismounted bicyclists who leave their helmet...

IMO, dismounted bicyclists who leave their helmet on and continue to wear it in public places such as business or dining establishments, or while posing for selfies or group pictures - look super...
01-03-24, 11:27 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 8,620
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

None of the posts in this thread have anything to...

None of the posts in this thread have anything to do with bicycling, and some have everything to do with some posters flexing their social warrior chops and dreaming about imposing their personal...
12-29-23, 08:47 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,157
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Don't forget that "Cotton Kills!" Everybody...

Don't forget that "Cotton Kills!" Everybody knows that.
12-21-23, 04:06 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 8,620
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What "studies?":rolleyes:

What "studies?":rolleyes:
12-18-23, 12:02 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 8,620
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Bottom line gist of this thread: Motorized...

Bottom line gist of this thread:
Motorized vehicle operators are stupid/bad people who behave badly and drive worse;
Ranting about motorists and their lack of intelligence is suitable grist for the...
12-11-23, 05:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,739
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Not as serious as the big sign that hung in the...

Not as serious as the big sign that hung in the Krass Brothers clothing store on South Street in Philadelphia back in the 60's and 70's that read "SHOPLIFTERS WILL BE SHOT."
...
12-11-23, 12:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,739
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

For those who have access to The Philadelphia...

For those who have access to The Philadelphia Inquirer online there is an interesting article about this subject today.
I know that even where cyclists have dedicated bike lanes, they’re often...
12-03-23, 07:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,157
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Only 15 posts before anything about cyclists or...

Only 15 posts before anything about cyclists or cycling was even mentioned, unless rants about evil and stupid motorists are considered bicycle A&S related.:rolleyes:
11-30-23, 09:29 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,700
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Luckily I do not encounter offenders very often,...

Luckily I do not encounter offenders very often, even though I ride daily around town. On those rare occasions when I am offended by another user of the road I have found that no verbal response or...
11-28-23, 04:36 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,118
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Another possibility is that casual riders who are...

Another possibility is that casual riders who are not interested in group rides or setting performance goals (including older riders who DO cycle "much") are made to feel unwelcome by some of the...
Forum: Commuting
11-28-23, 04:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,217
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Your method seems the best choice if space is...

Your method seems the best choice if space is limited or the presence of sweaty clothes would cause issues with co-workers or the public who have access to your work space, and I would do the same as...
11-24-23, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Cheaper and easier, by far. Over 15 years ago I...

Cheaper and easier, by far.
Over 15 years ago I paid $5 for this Schwinn Varsity and $10 for this well worn child trailer at a garage sale. Modified the trailer by adding rubber strap/bungee cords...
11-23-23, 03:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,290
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Such researchers might find that many BF regulars...

Such researchers might find that many BF regulars think that they are not only "better people" than drivers but that some think they are "better" than all those unworthy people on bikes that are not...
11-16-23, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3,635
Views: 1,023,037
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Looks just like the '72 Raleigh Sports I bought...

Looks just like the '72 Raleigh Sports I bought new for $82 in Philadelphia and commuted there with it every day for years. Mine had the the 3speed coaster hub which I preferred for its reliable all...
11-07-23, 01:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,093
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Advocacy of what? Vigilante justice?

Advocacy of what? Vigilante justice?
11-04-23, 12:11 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,418
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Just the women?:)

Just the women?:)
10-30-23, 10:17 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,418
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

More likely a Sexy Beast like this: ...

More likely a Sexy Beast like this:

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/681x383/msdsebe_fe005_1fe3db39e17f87b969019eaface1a66a22d7ef69.jpg
See movie for details; YouTube clips...
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