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09-29-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 8,173
Posted By livedarklions

Ever get stuck behind slow moving riders taking...

Ever get stuck behind slow moving riders taking up both sides of a path? They get two polite requests then the very loud demanding one. I've been a singer in a couple of punk bands, my loud is...
09-29-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 860
Posted By livedarklions

That water bottle chug going down wrong is really...

That water bottle chug going down wrong is really embarrassing. Had it happen to me this year as well. People start staring at you like you're Linda Blair..
09-29-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 860
Posted By livedarklions

Maybe MoAlpha can either confirm or correct me,...

Maybe MoAlpha can either confirm or correct me, but I've been told (and experience seems to bear this out) that plugging a nostril while blowing your nose is a pretty good way to give yourself an...
09-29-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 860
Posted By livedarklions

I think that's idiotic, but you do you. Suffice...

I think that's idiotic, but you do you. Suffice it to say that deliberate retribution would likely be criminal assault of some nature, so don't whine when you end up in cuffs.
09-29-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 860
Posted By livedarklions

I ride solo, no way I'm pulling off the road/path...

I ride solo, no way I'm pulling off the road/path to deal with snot. I'm more of a runny nose guy so it's usually a matter of wiping my nose than blowing it, but occasionally I need to spit (bug in...
09-29-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 12,967
Posted By livedarklions

Well, like I said above, I thought this topic is...

Well, like I said above, I thought this topic is only interesting if we stick to discussing stuff we ourselves bought that we decided were big wastes of money. I don't see why anyone's judgment of...
09-29-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 860
Posted By livedarklions

Sorry, but that possibility of the "cloud of...

Sorry, but that possibility of the "cloud of death" was thoroughly debunked in 2020, outdoor transmission rarely if ever happens. The particles are heavier than air, so if they are not made windborne...
09-29-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,425
Posted By livedarklions

I'm declaring myself the winner. See post 15. ...

I'm declaring myself the winner. See post 15. No one's beaten it.
09-29-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 490
Posted By livedarklions

All of this might be relevant if this was an...

All of this might be relevant if this was an article on how to profile and judge problematic cyclists, but I don't think an approach to trying to figure out how to prevent them from ending up in the...
09-29-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 860
Posted By livedarklions

I guess I don't get where you guys are coming...

I guess I don't get where you guys are coming from when OP had no reason to believe that anyone was going to witness it let alone get hit by it. And someone who doesn't want to risk COVID exposure...
09-29-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 12,967
Posted By livedarklions

So you do know you definitely weren't the newbie...

So you do know you definitely weren't the newbie me and tomato coupe were talking about, right? I'd hate for you to be under that impression because you've done nothing to be obnoxious.

I've...
09-29-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 8,173
Posted By livedarklions

I don't do it often, but I have passed on the...

I don't do it often, but I have passed on the right on paths when people seem to be too clueless to figure out they should've stayed to the right in the first place, and I really don't want to have...
09-29-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 490
Posted By livedarklions

Obviously, neither of you actually read the...

Obviously, neither of you actually read the study, the recommendations are really about how best to get resources out to disadvantaged people so their only transportation option is not riding while...
09-29-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 490
Posted By livedarklions

. 1) The relative size of the problems has...

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1) The relative size of the problems has nothing to do with whether either, both or neither should be discussed as being primarily a "public health" problem. You've made no case for relabeling...
09-29-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,425
Posted By livedarklions

Anything people post on an internet forum is...

Anything people post on an internet forum is probably a poor indicator of performance.
09-29-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,425
Posted By livedarklions

Are you suggesting that agelessinvesting.com is...

Are you suggesting that agelessinvesting.com is not a great source of fitness data? How dare you!
09-29-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 490
Posted By livedarklions

The dichotomy is still absurd, just as is your...

The dichotomy is still absurd, just as is your assumption that identifying the patterns of how drug use affects mortality and morbidity in bicycle accidents is only useful in a war on drugs scenario....
09-29-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,856
Posted By livedarklions

I have never ridden in NYC, but what you're...

I have never ridden in NYC, but what you're saying is consistent with what a lot of people say about riding there in this era. I think that's a fair point about the statistics not reflecting the rise...
09-29-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,856
Posted By livedarklions

I think you're missing the point, the...

I think you're missing the point, the "expression" was the least of the problems with what you said. No matter how you phrase it, I believe that the attitude that a bicyclist sharing the road with...
09-29-22, 05:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 490
Posted By livedarklions

Walk, check. Chew gum, check. False...

Walk, check. Chew gum, check.

False dichotomy much? Does every article on bike health risks need to mention every other risk that bicyclists face?

BTW--...
09-29-22, 05:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 490
Posted By livedarklions

Is crazy bad policy advocacy a hobby of yours? ...

Is crazy bad policy advocacy a hobby of yours? All that would happen if you installed this on every vehicle is you'd get an industry of products designed to disable/fool the testing device. Not to...
09-29-22, 05:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,601
Posted By livedarklions

Yeah, these hybrid arrangements are usually...

Yeah, these hybrid arrangements are usually excellent at maximizing the disadvantages of both systems.
09-29-22, 04:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 860
Posted By livedarklions

It's normal to do gross stuff where no one is...

It's normal to do gross stuff where no one is there to watch it--it's why bathrooms have doors.

No way is the guy complaining a " victim." If you wheel suck unannounced, you can't expect the...
09-29-22, 04:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 860
Posted By livedarklions

Counting on someone to do that is incredibly...

Counting on someone to do that is incredibly stupid. If you draft someone without telling them, just assume they don't know you're there.
09-29-22, 03:02 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 8,173
Posted By livedarklions

You are really unclear on the concept of what...

You are really unclear on the concept of what announcing is for--if it's too close to pass, I'm not going to pass. I announce to prevent someone from unexpectedly swerving in a manner that will cut...
09-29-22, 02:45 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,856
Posted By livedarklions

Anger at cyclists who are riding in the lane...

Anger at cyclists who are riding in the lane legally is a "negative idea." Most of us on the thread have probably had to deal with various forms of harassment and assault from people with that...
09-29-22, 02:38 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,856
Posted By livedarklions

Fellow driver here. Get over yourself, that's a...

Fellow driver here. Get over yourself, that's a really crappy attitude.
09-29-22, 02:31 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,425
Posted By livedarklions

Your shot has nothing to do with your resting hr....

Your shot has nothing to do with your resting hr. Don't spread such bs.
09-28-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,425
Posted By livedarklions

You have no one to blame for this but you: ...

You have no one to blame for this but you:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G44xTr8D_bw
09-28-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,425
Posted By livedarklions

Mazel tov.

Mazel tov.
09-28-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,856
Posted By livedarklions

Just to clarify, I should have said NYC policy...

Just to clarify, I should have said NYC policy requires you "stay in the bike lane" unless it's blocked..
09-28-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,425
Posted By livedarklions

Has anyone ever actually seen a 16 RPM record? ...

Has anyone ever actually seen a 16 RPM record? It was a really funny setting to listen to an Alvin and the Chipmunks record but I never knew what it actually was for.
09-28-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,856
Posted By livedarklions

Basically, I take bike lanes on a case-by-case...

Basically, I take bike lanes on a case-by-case basis as they are definitely not uniform, and the contexts in which they appear also vary like crazy. Like I said before, this is not an ideological...
09-28-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,425
Posted By livedarklions

I was thinking more of posting it in your dating...

I was thinking more of posting it in your dating profile.
09-28-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,425
Posted By livedarklions

I suspect that bragging to people about your...

I suspect that bragging to people about your resting heart rate is probably a pretty good way to prevent the activity that could lead to pregnancy.
09-28-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,425
Posted By livedarklions

This post is not intended to diagnose, treat,...

This post is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
09-28-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,239
Posted By livedarklions

What's your point? ...

What's your point?

https://www.thesprucecrafts.com/thmb/b2QaTZgXlSNyzU8k-ZsDYEQU3co=/941x0/filters:no_upscale():max_bytes(150000):strip_icc():format(webp)/Troll-doll-583df4245f9b58d5b1601f98.jpg
09-28-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,425
Posted By livedarklions

You would say that because you're part of the...

You would say that because you're part of the conspiracy of doctors to rain on thread topics.

Just kidding, I wanted to highlight that you're probably the only actual medical doctor on this thread.
09-28-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,425
Posted By livedarklions

My numbers would definitely have been considered...

My numbers would definitely have been considered "impressive" if they hadn't taken me off the atenolol because I was nearly passing out a couple times a day.
09-28-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,425
Posted By livedarklions

Why do people who don't want to see posts about...

Why do people who don't want to see posts about why a thread topic is obnoxious have to make comments about those posts they don't want to see? Now "that" is narcissism! Enjoy the infinite...
09-28-22, 05:23 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 8,173
Posted By livedarklions

If it's going to be a close enough pass of a...

If it's going to be a close enough pass of a cyclist on either side to warrant concern, announce it and then what's obnoxious about it?
I just can't figure out how you decide what is or isn't...
09-28-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,425
Posted By livedarklions

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09-28-22, 05:06 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,856
Posted By livedarklions

That's very sensible, I'd probably do the same. ...

That's very sensible, I'd probably do the same. It's not a reason to condemn the use of bike lanes generally.

Also, I lived on a street that cyclists generally avoided, extremely hard to avoid...
09-27-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,856
Posted By livedarklions

Agreed--enough with the "half empty is worse than...

Agreed--enough with the "half empty is worse than empty" rhetoric.

I think where the discussion on bike lanes always goes bad is when people treat the damn things like they're some sort of...
09-27-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,239
Posted By livedarklions

I think we should have an organized BF group ride...

I think we should have an organized BF group ride where everyone has to dress up as a troll.
09-27-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 431
Posted By livedarklions

Probably too late now, but if you're finding it...

Probably too late now, but if you're finding it difficult to change tires, next time just put the new one on the rear. I don't see the point in making this two tire changes instead of one except for...
09-26-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 8,173
Posted By livedarklions

And we're supposed to believe that 80% of the...

And we're supposed to believe that 80% of the riders on these are ebikers? Sorry, but that's just way out of line with similar paths I've been on..
09-26-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 709
Posted By livedarklions

I'm pretty pale, so any color would likely be...

I'm pretty pale, so any color would likely be surprising.
09-26-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By livedarklions

Most of us?! You'd have to show your math on...

Most of us?!
You'd have to show your math on that one.

Constructive suggestion (I hope)--go ahead and start some threads on this topic in General Cycling and see if that creates the critical mass...
09-26-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 709
Posted By livedarklions

Color me surprised.

Color me surprised.
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