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05-17-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By gear64

Just stumbled on this myself on YouTube. Curious...

Just stumbled on this myself on YouTube. Curious if you have any insights a few years down the road.
05-17-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,616
Posted By gear64

As are most ordinances these days. In practice...

As are most ordinances these days. In practice all speed limits are the lower limit.
Forum: Commuting
05-17-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,672
Posted By gear64

I did 21 one way 2-3 times a week for a couple of...

I did 21 one way 2-3 times a week for a couple of years, until I decided the 'suicide' mile wasn't worth the risk. Never found a viable alternative to that one mile near the office. Land locked by...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,582
Posted By gear64

In large part that's why cycling has never been...

In large part that's why cycling has never been of much interest to me even as fan. There are many sports where equipment is much more ancillary and it's all about the athlete. I dislike sports where...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,667
Posted By gear64

Baggies/club fit for me. Plain T if errand bike...

Baggies/club fit for me. Plain T if errand bike with pannier. In my case it's a hobby, not a sport, I'm not going to fret over micro losses in aero efficiency. I rarely look at the models. I...
05-09-21, 04:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,717
Posted By gear64

Gravel is just a marketing name. I call my what...

Gravel is just a marketing name. I call my what it is functionally, and it's specific model name All Road. Particularly suited to urban neglect.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,630
Posted By gear64

I wear baggy shorts just below my knee. Socks...

I wear baggy shorts just below my knee. Socks must be long enough to overlap just under my shorts.
03-27-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,219
Posted By gear64

I typically slow down, often stop, but I'm not...

I typically slow down, often stop, but I'm not perfect. Sometimes I cheat, especially if clear line of sight. If I got caught it would be no flack, pay the fine. I knew the rules when I hopped on...
03-19-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,747
Posted By gear64

Distracted driving is trending up, speeding is...

Distracted driving is trending up, speeding is trending up both as a norm and mph over posted, road rage is trending up, running stop signs and stop lights is trending up. Just saw a red light run...
Forum: Foo
03-13-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,144
Posted By gear64

Only two things matter to me in a vehicle. Cost...

Only two things matter to me in a vehicle. Cost and reliability. I'm fine with the smallest thing I can fit in. If it only had bench seats like a school bus and an interior I could hose out that...
03-09-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,909
Posted By gear64

There's a similar road here. The posted is...

There's a similar road here. The posted is either 35 or 40, I don't recall offhand, but 50+ is typical. No shoulder, the lanes themselves (4 lane) are ridiculously narrow for even 35; and often pot...
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By gear64

Since I generally referred to this a few times,...

Since I generally referred to this a few times, I'll go ahead and throw in the URL. This was key. Everything else was pretty well documented and usable from the source, but Python is not a...
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By gear64

import dash import dash_core_components as dcc ...

import dash
import dash_core_components as dcc
import dash_html_components as html
import pandas as pd
import plotly.express as px
from dash.dependencies import Input, Output, State
from...
Forum: Foo
02-10-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By gear64

Took a shot a creating my own cycling app

I had a raspberry pi sitting idle and an urge to better learn python. The current state of open source tools is awesome. The main web app is comprised of Dash, Plotly, Python, Mapbox and SQLite....
Forum: Commuting
10-12-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,688
Posted By gear64

Nice! My son is there, love visiting. He's not...

Nice! My son is there, love visiting. He's not a cyclist, but an avid hiker, so always get a few hikes in while I'm there.
10-06-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,953
Posted By gear64

My riding has waxed and waned over the course of...

My riding has waxed and waned over the course of my life, but never died out. Just go with the flow. Life's too varied and interesting to fret over one interest for another.
10-02-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,307
Posted By gear64

I can't stand him, can't even imagine another...

I can't stand him, can't even imagine another four years of his crap, but don't wish bad health on anyone. If he's barely affected, it will justify his stance the entire time. The whole point was...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,304
Posted By gear64

Or it could be habit. Same reason I didnt where a...

Or it could be habit. Same reason I didnt where a helmet for almost 30 yrs. No one wore gloves or a helmet when I was six. No one wore helmet or gloves when I was twelve. No one wore gloves or helmet...
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By gear64

I despise these programs. I would prefer...

I despise these programs. I would prefer companies just make their best offer and be done with it. Not put it on me register for **** then feel obligated to always use that service/retail option...
09-12-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,348
Posted By gear64

Was he coming out of a business? If so it would...

Was he coming out of a business? If so it would have been nice if he waited, but I often feel that due to their size they often feel they need to do what they need to do when opportunity is...
08-24-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,563
Posted By gear64

The first article is interesting. If I fell more...

The first article is interesting. If I fell more into the needing to wear a mask for longer periods of time group, it's something I would discuss with my health care providers, then if necessary...
08-20-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,563
Posted By gear64

Agree that it would have been better in covid...

Agree that it would have been better in covid specific section, but why the tone? I think it's been shown there's a definite benefit, and while wearing one to protect yourself is better than nothing,...
Forum: Foo
08-16-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,607
Posted By gear64

Laying in back of station wagon watching the sky...

Laying in back of station wagon watching the sky go by through back window. Our station wagon also had the refacing third row.
Forum: Foo
08-16-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,607
Posted By gear64

This was one of my favorite indoor games. Not my...

This was one of my favorite indoor games. Not my photo, but very close to the set I had. I think I had Toronto vs California Golden Seals....
Forum: Foo
08-16-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,607
Posted By gear64

It's almost like this was wiped from my memory...

It's almost like this was wiped from my memory and seeing this was like a movie scene flashback...
07-31-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 983
Posted By gear64

lotus flower chrome blue as blue-est ocean...

lotus flower chrome
blue as blue-est ocean depths
always further roam
07-31-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 983
Posted By gear64

Cool idea for a change of topics! I look forward...

Cool idea for a change of topics! I look forward to seeing more. Maybe my own mind will start working eventually.
07-30-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 987
Posted By gear64

The stalking comment is crazy. The few sites I've...

The stalking comment is crazy. The few sites I've done mapping from all have public/private settings and I would say encourage public posting. I enjoy seeing what variations others do, and I post...
07-25-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,000
Posted By gear64

My parents never rode. I can only hope to be him...

My parents never rode. I can only hope to be him as my kids age. That's awesome!
07-24-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 488,477
Posted By gear64

Latest incarnation of my Gran...

Latest incarnation of my Gran Premio...https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1190_60d9fa5e528cb9e7f066bf592269bddb8d307108.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 24,816
Posted By gear64

If they stand by their claims, it's also heavily...

If they stand by their claims, it's also heavily warranted. They claim to repair damage. It looked like nice stuff to me and I like the look, however I often just wear cross functional athletic wear...
07-21-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,246
Posted By gear64

I just pray there IS an election. I am seriously...

I just pray there IS an election. I am seriously **** scared to death democracy as I have know it is done. Trump is off the rails, and the Republican party shows no sign of caring.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,812
Posted By gear64

I once had a roller blader ask to draft, that guy...

I once had a roller blader ask to draft, that guy held IIRC, 18 mph for a hell of a lot longer than I would have thought possible. He caught back up at the next light crossing and thanked me...
07-19-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,169
Posted By gear64

I just happened to see a blurb about this again...

I just happened to see a blurb about this again today. Allegedly Woolery backtracked fairly quickly, as I read it implying Trump and his ilk pushed it out of context. He closed the account due to...
07-18-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,053
Posted By gear64

Who knows? I see this within the same metro...

Who knows? I see this within the same metro region. For me it's the difference between urban and suburban. And with suburban, I'm not even talking about getting on the major arteries, people just...
07-15-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,861
Posted By gear64

I love that stem. ​​​​​​

I love that stem.
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07-14-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,444
Posted By gear64

If they ever hit critical mass the same will be...

If they ever hit critical mass the same will be true of flashers.
07-14-20, 05:30 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,485
Posted By gear64

I've worked in manufacturing for many years....

I've worked in manufacturing for many years. Anytime I've worked on a project including strobed lighting it's always been required to supply signage and some type of barrier to minimize the impact of...
07-13-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,169
Posted By gear64

There's overwhelming evidence that Chuck is older...

There's overwhelming evidence that Chuck is older than his twitter pic.
07-11-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 12,802
Posted By gear64

I guess not actually Dr Seuss. ...

I guess not actually Dr Seuss.

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07-06-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,821
Posted By gear64

That is one attractive mixte!

That is one attractive mixte!
06-28-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,092
Posted By gear64

I kind of feel like getting clipped by a cyclist...

I kind of feel like getting clipped by a cyclist would be a little less painful than being clipped by motorcycle on average. Reasonable chance of not surviving the motorcycle incident so not really a...
06-12-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 14,522
Posted By gear64

Red lights I always full stop. If no cars and I...

Red lights I always full stop. If no cars and I suspect dead red I'll go through after full stop and some wait time (legal in Missouri). If I'm familiar with the intersection and know it's timed I'll...
06-07-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,232
Posted By gear64

I've only had one bike made after 2000. A trek...

I've only had one bike made after 2000. A trek MTB. It had indexed shifters on flat bar. Those shifters have by magnitudes less miles, but have needed more attention than all my other DT bikes...
05-23-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,778
Posted By gear64

I've never observed a crime in progress in a more...

I've never observed a crime in progress in a more typical context. The closest I've been to being the victim cycling are 1) having soft drink thrown at me 2) forcibly, intentionally driven off the...
05-15-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,109
Posted By gear64

Home sweet home! Nice pic. I've bought two both...

Home sweet home! Nice pic. I've bought two both mtb. 1988, 2001. Just gave the 2001 to my son. Hard to find the time for trail rides anymore and he was looking to get more exercise. Prefer riding my...
Forum: Foo
05-09-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,178
Posted By gear64

Dang I thought it was going to be how pocket...

Dang I thought it was going to be how pocket knife saved your ride. Nice to find something lost though.
04-15-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,545
Posted By gear64

I understand the sentiment. It's been a while...

I understand the sentiment. It's been a while since I checked, but there was one here for sure, and a few others I suspected. They certainly don't drive the entire local market up, but it is a pain...
04-12-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,505
Posted By gear64

I have few issues with MUPs in general. They are...

I have few issues with MUPs in general. They are what they are, a collective resource. Mostly an open green space with regard to the ones I ride here, and I generally expect the unexpected. I have no...
03-31-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,447
Posted By gear64

Motorists can make similar argument, especially...

Motorists can make similar argument, especially with manual transmission. Not everyone can see everything every time. Everyone has their own special interest group excuse. Eventually there will only...
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