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11-23-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 851
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You arrived at this description and conclusion...

You arrived at this description and conclusion about "the system" from getting a ticket for not stopping at a stop sign?
11-05-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,095
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Some drivers get a charge from yelling at...

Some drivers get a charge from yelling at cyclists; some people get a charge yelling at clouds; both groups obtain the same result.
Forum: Commuting
11-04-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 575
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I used a Vaterland equipped with a Sachs 3 speed...

I used a Vaterland equipped with a Sachs 3 speed IGH w/ coaster brake to commute in Germany until 2002
...
Forum: Commuting
11-01-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 966
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I''ve successfully used rear baskets held to the...

I''ve successfully used rear baskets held to the rear rack w/zip ties to carry various loads and shapes. Basket can come from Wald or even some old metal refrigerator storage bin baskets work quite...
10-13-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,654
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Speak for yourself; Let YOU be brutal. ...

Speak for yourself; Let YOU be brutal.
Definition of brutal (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brutal)...
10-11-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,821
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The stated reason for the research was Adults’...

The stated reason for the research was Adults’ self-reported barriers and enablers to riding a bike for transport: a systematic review...
10-08-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,821
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

An insignificant portion of the population and...

An insignificant portion of the population and zero policy makers will pay any attention to a handful of "advocates" who make statements that only lazy people do not bike like the advocates believe...
09-30-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,654
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Where did the number/stat of "300" come from and...

Where did the number/stat of "300" come from and what is it supposed to represent?
09-29-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,520
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I suggest you might provide more financial...

I suggest you might provide more financial protection for your wife in the event of your demise (for any reason) by carrying the appropriate amount of life insurance. Do not depend on her collecting...
09-28-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,654
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The objective/purpose of the study was "The...

The objective/purpose of the study was "The purpose of this study was to analyze the descriptive epidemiology of bicycle-related injuries associated with substances of abuse other than alcohol and to...
09-21-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,050
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Nobody but YOU made statements that such...

Nobody but YOU made statements that such technology "will never exist". It doesn't exist now and delving into future safety record predictions based on when and if they ever do are similar to...
09-21-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,050
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Drivers and passengers won't need to pay...

Drivers and passengers won't need to pay attention in level 4 and 5 AV self-driving vehicles being promised/ promoted by the usual suspects.
Unfortunately despite the usual promises of the usual...
Forum: Commuting
09-18-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 923
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Paul H commuted 12.5 miles to work in the...

Paul H commuted 12.5 miles to work in the Washington D.C. area. Would a road bike turn all the traffic signals green as well as make stop signs and rush hour traffic disappear too?:rolleyes:
09-13-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,033
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

At an early age (probably by the age of six) I...

At an early age (probably by the age of six) I discovered that I prefer to ride at my own pace, for as far as I choose, whenever and wherever I feel like riding, and my riding decisions have never...
09-12-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,050
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

How close to perfect do you believe the Tesla...

How close to perfect do you believe the Tesla Autopilot System were when they ran over the motorcyclists even with with its allegedly required fully attentive drivers, (who allegedly truly know and...
08-30-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,379
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You have a specific reference to a specific study...

You have a specific reference to a specific study or news release for these statements? Seems to make sense that all Vets and all non-Vets are likely to die of some cause at some time.
08-19-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,943
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

As well as a contributing factor, in combination...

As well as a contributing factor, in combination with uncomfortable OEM rock hard ass -hatchet saddles and narrow high pressure tires, to stunting, if not killing the so-called "bike boom" of the...
08-15-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,383
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The difference being that TV and telephones sold...

The difference being that TV and telephones sold equipped with CRTs and rotary dials did dominate the market for many years, with probably 99+% of the total market. Bicycles sold to the public...
08-13-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,383
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Most bicyclists around the world have always...

Most bicyclists around the world have always known that; many "enthusiasts" and other niche riders are coming to the realization that they do not need to try and emulate professional road racers in...
08-08-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,569
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Conversely, ride to have fun, regardless of...

Conversely, ride to have fun, regardless of weight, cholesterol or doctor approved numbers.
08-07-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,603
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What is a "societal norm"? What isn't?

What is a "societal norm"? What isn't?
07-29-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,991
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I saw this Schwinn Collegiate 3speed /coaster...

I saw this Schwinn Collegiate 3speed /coaster bike in like new condition parked at the local casino garage yesterday which looked like an excellent grocery-getter. It is unusual around here to see...
07-29-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3,508
Views: 400,265
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Aren't all helmets made to hit the road? I'm sure...

Aren't all helmets made to hit the road? I'm sure they are all equally capable of doing that. How much significant risk injury mitigation any of the "types" provide is debatable as well as the degree...
07-29-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,603
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Not so. He was wearing sandals, he survived the...

Not so. He was wearing sandals, he survived the crash; ergo the sandals saved his life!;)
07-26-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,569
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Makes perfect sense to me. Agree that much...

Makes perfect sense to me.

Agree that much of the advice and gratuitous recommendations about the alleged benefits of various fitness, nutrition and "training" programs bandied about throughout...
07-22-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,753
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I get your point, you fabricated a straw man...

I get your point, you fabricated a straw man argument about some strangers' alleged "Green Agenda because you think they should ride a bicycle when you see them.
07-22-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,391
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The Dutch also seemed to be "comfortable" with...

The Dutch also seemed to be "comfortable" with (or at least used to) a very high rate of bicycle theft.
The attached PDF is from 2000.
Extract:

Google search indicates thefts of unassisted...
07-19-22, 10:36 PM
06-27-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,508
Views: 400,265
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, 07:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,999
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...
06-25-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,999
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: 2,823
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...
06-22-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,710
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...
06-06-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,674
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What makes you think this list is, or should be,...

What makes you think this list is, or should be, for the exclusive use of exalted "older road bikers" who fit your preferred profile?
05-24-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,388
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

More homage to the mighty V-8! ...

More homage to the mighty V-8!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gbfnh1oVTk0
05-22-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,859
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

It is also easy to see that some so-called...

It is also easy to see that some so-called "experienced" cyclists on BF are intolerant of anyone expressing an opinion that they do not agree with and resort to responding with ad hominem arguments...
05-22-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,388
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

These are the covers of probably the first 2 LP...

These are the covers of probably the first 2 LP albums I bought.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1350x1368/nina_5ff71d4b380d1284bc8d66f861c93dca86bd4b0c.jpg...
05-22-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,388
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What's wrong with letting dandelions grow and...

What's wrong with letting dandelions grow and flower all naturally?
https://www.bhg.com/gardening/yard/lawn-care/keep-dandelions
05-22-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,859
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Describing posters that post opinions different...

Describing posters that post opinions different than their own as "trolls" and make similar ad hominum insults to enforce a desired conformity of thought is the cliched MO of more than just one...
05-21-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The A&S list, as well as its cousin the Living...

The A&S list, as well as its cousin the Living Car Free list, over time has hosted several dogmatists that would have been laughed out of P&R for unhinged ranting about perceived enemies of cycling...
05-21-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,859
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

First, there is no excuse for throwing trash at...

First, there is no excuse for throwing trash at people no matter what they are doing.
Second, I have a hard time believing that path, parallel to the road with no buildings, residences or any other...
05-17-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,814
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Diminished athletic ability Stop obsessing...

Diminished athletic ability

Stop obsessing about athleticism, "training," performance metrics, or imagined competition with strangers, regardless of the cycling activity
Better yet, do not ever...
04-30-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,677
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Bravo on You, for riding at Your pace, on Your...

Bravo on You, for riding at Your pace, on Your chosen route, on a bike adjusted for You.
Riding at full speed (or maximum efficiency or some other "performance" or fitness metric) is not the...
04-17-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,141
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What does Dr. Oz or Joe Rogan have to say about...

What does Dr. Oz or Joe Rogan have to say about it? :innocent:
03-30-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,305
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Not necessarily misinterpreting but rather...

Not necessarily misinterpreting but rather assuming that bicycle riding enjoyment requires either monitoring data or sight seeing, or both. Bicycle riding can be fun because it is fun, even without...
03-29-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,855
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Good decision. Note that only ardent bicycling...

Good decision. Note that only ardent bicycling "enthusiasts" believe that any bicyclist attire "looks cool."

Bicyclists can dress for comfort, performance, safety, protection from the elements,...
03-28-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,855
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I figure it as trustworthy and truthful as...

I figure it as trustworthy and truthful as everyone in prison stating "I didn't do it" or "I was innocent but my lawyer F-ed me." Sometimes that may be correct but I wouldn't bet on it.
03-28-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,305
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I don't record, monitor or care about performance...

I don't record, monitor or care about performance or distance stats, mine or anybody else's. The only "stats" of concern to me are a yes or no answer to the questions "did I arrive at my destination...
03-17-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,865
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Elon has always been about talking about and...

Elon has always been about talking about and hyping building something or another, and sometimes it comes to pass, more often than not if anything is built, it is nowhere near as grand as promised....
03-11-22, 09:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,949
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

My Biria made 3 speed Calvin is my favorite bike...

My Biria made 3 speed Calvin is my favorite bike for daily riding on cold days when heavy winter shoes and pants make mounting a traditional "man's" frame more difficult for my 75 year old legs. The...
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