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08-12-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,945
Posted By livedarklions

Don't be silly, ducks don't wear socks. Those...

Don't be silly, ducks don't wear socks. Those are spats.
08-12-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,060
Posted By livedarklions

I take it you've never lived in a rural area. ...

I take it you've never lived in a rural area. Literally, about the dumbest suggestion ever.
08-12-22, 05:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By livedarklions

It's really a matter of three factors-the idiotic...

It's really a matter of three factors-the idiotic use is fast flash, extremely bright and aimed directly forward without angling down. It's absolutely blinding and forces the oncoming rider to turn...
08-11-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By livedarklions

Blinking lights on paths are often quite...

Blinking lights on paths are often quite dangerous, definitely annoying, and on some paths I have been on, explicitly banned.

Your comparison to anti-vax is total crap. Our pupils are not evolved...
08-11-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By livedarklions

OK, so I think the epilepsy thing is probably...

OK, so I think the epilepsy thing is probably far-fetched, but I think the far more obvious problem with blinking lights on paths is that the blinking is unnecessary and, if bright and fast enough,...
08-11-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,022
Posted By livedarklions

Guess I'd be a bit nervous about DIY on this if I...

Guess I'd be a bit nervous about DIY on this if I managed to break the hub by tightening spokes.
08-11-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,060
Posted By livedarklions

Just to give you some idea of how much these kind...

Just to give you some idea of how much these kind of roads vary, some of them in my state would actually have bigger shoulders than that, while others have little or no shoulder at all, and certainly...
08-11-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,060
Posted By livedarklions

No, I haven't noticed anyone arguing against...

No, I haven't noticed anyone arguing against Varia.

I have noticed that people such as yourself take someone saying that they don't use something as an argument against using something (which it's...
08-11-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,060
Posted By livedarklions

In my state, I actually feel safer on a 55 mph...

In my state, I actually feel safer on a 55 mph road with broad, well-paved shoulders than I do on winding 2 lane roads with rolling hills and much lower speed limits. Those never have shoulders, and...
08-11-22, 05:11 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,060
Posted By livedarklions

Right. Shoulders are probably the least...

Right.
Shoulders are probably the least standardized part of US roads, so having a general rule is not reasonable when the specific roads you ride on are going to vary so much. I've ridden on 55...
08-10-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 507
Posted By livedarklions

So let's get this straight, this is your reaction...

So let's get this straight, this is your reaction to someone wishing there was better data to draw from? To lecture them condescendingly and in an accusatory manner on the hazards of drawing...
08-10-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 507
Posted By livedarklions

That's the problem in a nutshell. You are being...

That's the problem in a nutshell. You are being held responsible for arguments made by other people that you haven't come close to repeating, let alone defending. The Iowan is treating everyone as...
08-10-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 507
Posted By livedarklions

That's the problem in a nutshell. You are being...

That's the problem in a nutshell. You are being held responsible for arguments made by other people that you haven't come close to repeating, let alone defending. The Iowan is treating everyone as...
08-10-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 507
Posted By livedarklions

Again, so? That's being offered as an...

Again, so?

That's being offered as an example of an agency gathering data, not for the soundness of its conclusions. Obviously, these changes in the TBI rate stats don't tell us much without...
08-10-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,060
Posted By livedarklions

In my state, riding in a 55 mph lane when there's...

In my state, riding in a 55 mph lane when there's a well-paved 8-12 foot shoulder would clearly violate the frap law, but that's because NH law specifically makes the shoulder part of the road...
08-10-22, 05:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 507
Posted By livedarklions

So? Make that point once and don't assume that's...

So? Make that point once and don't assume that's what people are doing when they ask a basic question about data. You engage in this " plenty of people " crap all the time as an excuse for just...
08-09-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 507
Posted By livedarklions

No, I wasn't even in the conversation but made a...

No, I wasn't even in the conversation but made a good faith attempt to answer your questions. Silly me for thinking you asked them in good faith and that you were actually looking for answers.
...
08-09-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 507
Posted By livedarklions

You're conflating three entirely different...

You're conflating three entirely different questions, so it's getting pretty hard to answer you sensibly.

First question is to what end is this data useful. Obviously, it would be good to have...
08-09-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,069
Posted By livedarklions

Well, if that's your answer, you'd be a fool to...

Well, if that's your answer, you'd be a fool to pay $1 for a lawn mower unless it was to resell it or to let the hired help use.
08-09-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,069
Posted By livedarklions

Sky's the limit on the price of a powered lawn...

Sky's the limit on the price of a powered lawn mower because that could be commercial grade.
08-09-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,069
Posted By livedarklions

It's hilarious how over-engineered this is. This...

It's hilarious how over-engineered this is. This has got to be 30 times more expensive than a good push-powered lawn mower, and it couldn't be anywhere near as efficient.
08-09-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,069
Posted By livedarklions

Have to put a flag on it so you won't get run...

Have to put a flag on it so you won't get run over by the real lawn mower.
08-09-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,900
Posted By livedarklions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZyhrYis509A

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZyhrYis509A
08-09-22, 10:34 AM
08-09-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,069
Posted By livedarklions

I can ignore most mediocre or bad pop music, but...

I can ignore most mediocre or bad pop music, but that song is specially irritating to me.
08-09-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,069
Posted By livedarklions

I hate the song Toxic with a bloody passion, and...

I hate the song Toxic with a bloody passion, and when I used to go to the gym, it always seemed to be the song playing when I was doing something that made wearing the headphones impractical. The...
08-09-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,069
Posted By livedarklions

Now here's some unreasonably priced innovation,...

Now here's some unreasonably priced innovation, actually kind of on-topic:

https://lawnmowerwizard.com/featuredarticles/pedal-power/
...
08-09-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,060
Posted By livedarklions

You got your first "like" from me with this...

You got your first "like" from me with this comment.

The way I look at this is you really need to size up the road in order to figure out the best strategy. Roads vary so much that having only...
08-09-22, 08:42 AM
08-09-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By livedarklions

Semi-serious suggestion: No dogs

I suggest that the topic of dogs should be verboten for the same reasons as the topic of guns is. I don't know if anyone is keeping statistics, but there seem to be a disproportionate number of...
08-09-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,069
Posted By livedarklions

Regardless of the quality of the lawn, "mowing"...

Regardless of the quality of the lawn, "mowing" grass is for appearances.
08-09-22, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,069
Posted By livedarklions

I think it's true, I know guys like this. ...

I think it's true, I know guys like this. Blathering on about other's bourgeois values putting on a big show to maintain their delusion that they don't share them. What could possibly be more...
08-09-22, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,069
Posted By livedarklions

If you seriously didn't care about the Joneses,...

If you seriously didn't care about the Joneses, you wouldn't waste time and resources cultivating and tending the lawn. Your cognitive dissonance is showing.
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BTW, you were complaining because...
08-08-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,060
Posted By livedarklions

This discussion of shoulders reminds me of...

This discussion of shoulders reminds me of umpteen discussions of MUPs. It invariably comes down to people picturing very different things--I ride a MUP where I can hit 25 mph on a couple of...
08-08-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,069
Posted By livedarklions

Y'know this "unless you're" or "if you're" really...

Y'know this "unless you're" or "if you're" really isn't disguising your repeated personal insults and accusations, right?
08-08-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,060
Posted By livedarklions

Find a line where you are highly visible to...

Find a line where you are highly visible to drivers behind you, and stick to it. If you're diverging from it to the left, signal before you do so.

As a cyclist, I am not an obstacle. I am...
08-08-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,900
Posted By livedarklions

In my state, it is clear that the position I am...

In my state, it is clear that the position I am to take on such a road is the farthest right that is "practicable". That point is variable depending on the road characteristics, but I interpret that...
08-08-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,864
Posted By livedarklions

Yes. Seriously, this thread is a really good...

Yes.

Seriously, this thread is a really good example of what's wrong with A&S.
Obviously, any bicyclist who goes through an intersection blindly on a red light is going to be at fault for getting...
08-08-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,864
Posted By livedarklions

She wasn't in trouble until she ran, and that was...

She wasn't in trouble until she ran, and that was entirely her choice.
08-08-22, 04:44 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,864
Posted By livedarklions

Amazing how routine it is these days to get death...

Amazing how routine it is these days to get death threats.

BTW, you don't know he isn't.
08-08-22, 04:37 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,864
Posted By livedarklions

BS. No one is saying the cyclist wasn't wrong...

BS. No one is saying the cyclist wasn't wrong here. Up until now, it never occurred to me that someone like you would defend hit and run.
08-07-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,900
Posted By livedarklions

I used something like that when I pulled a...

I used something like that when I pulled a toddler trailer. I found it was more effective when I glued one of these to them...
08-07-22, 05:19 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,864
Posted By livedarklions

So if you run a stop sign and I hit you with my...

So if you run a stop sign and I hit you with my car, it's ok for me to leave you at the side of the road to die?

No, the hit and run statute has nothing to do with fault. You really want people...
08-06-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,864
Posted By livedarklions

Not the point at all. This isn't a contest. ...

Not the point at all. This isn't a contest.
In this case, evidence discovered after the fact showed who was at fault, and the injuries turned out to be relatively minor. It doesn't matter for the...
08-06-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,069
Posted By livedarklions

So let's see, was the empty shallow lives and...

So let's see, was the empty shallow lives and brainwashing of people who buy things you don't approve of the topic of this thread?

You're engaging in trolling 101, a vicious attack on a group of...
08-06-22, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,069
Posted By livedarklions

Jeez, can't imagine why. LOL Where did I...

Jeez, can't imagine why. LOL

Where did I force you to refer to what you do as time trial? You used the phrase throughout, and your position is a bad parody of tt. You linked to a petition of the...
08-05-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,945
Posted By livedarklions

As I remember it from the video, he looks like he...

As I remember it from the video, he looks like he realizes how stupid that was just as soon as he finished saying it.

I don't think I could watch that video again because I swear I feel that hit.
08-05-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By livedarklions

Yeah, that happened. Obvious horse crap is...

Yeah, that happened.

Obvious horse crap is crap.
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