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Forum: Northeast
07-18-21, 04:24 AM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By mr_bill

Pills and Ills Update The robotic-assisted...

Pills and Ills Update

The robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP) went well, but very long (over six hours, scheduled for under four).

I’m in no pain and no narcotics, was...
Forum: Northeast
07-09-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By mr_bill

I got out on foot early this morning during the...

I got out on foot early this morning during the lighter bands, but did take refuge during a particularly heavy band. Saw a friend ride by on their Dutch bike (a real Dutch bike, they are from...
Forum: Northeast
07-07-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By mr_bill

Pills and Ills-ish update: Yesterday another...

Pills and Ills-ish update:

Yesterday another BIDMC run. Crack o' dawn appointment, so I got to ride in the passenger seat while my spouse drove me in. Non-essential escorts are still verboten, so...
Forum: Northeast
06-27-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By mr_bill

Brief Pills & Ills update: So, I've...

Brief Pills & Ills update:

So, I've (temporarily, but....) hung up my khakis and bikis, at least when it comes to roads. (Negotiated with the devils, while they "strongly recommend" I no longer...
Forum: Northeast
06-22-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By mr_bill

You're still going to need a bigger box. If...

You're still going to need a bigger box.

If I'm counting right, that's about 16 heading to the Gibbs (Middle, Sixth Grade) School in East Arlington, plus a couple of commuters heading to Alewife...
Forum: Northeast
06-01-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By mr_bill

‘Tis June. https://i.imgur.com/nvM431r.jpg ...

‘Tis June.

https://i.imgur.com/nvM431r.jpg

Brief Pills and Ills update.

In the early spring, other than a vague unpleasantness at the start of a hot flash, they were mostly manageable by...
Forum: Northeast
05-17-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By mr_bill

Lovely short ride to Davis Square for Saturday...

Lovely short ride to Davis Square for Saturday afternoon Bluegrass outdoors behind The Burren.

Sat in the last table in the back left and locked up my bike. Turns out I was the footy bikey...
Forum: Northeast
04-22-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By mr_bill

No trick. I didn't notice the person on the bike...

No trick. I didn't notice the person on the bike when I took the shot.

On the p.s. Yes, Arlington was renamed from West Cambridge to Arlington in honor of Arlington National Cemetery. The monument...
04-21-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,792
Posted By mr_bill

Wonderful to hear from you, but please know that...

Wonderful to hear from you, but please know that you don't have to update us, but also know that you have been and will continue to be in our thoughts. (Returning home after surgery is a huge...
Forum: Northeast
04-21-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By mr_bill

BTW, yesterday was so gorgeous that I didn't even...

BTW, yesterday was so gorgeous that I didn't even signal with the finger adjacent to the index finger at mr. mobile cutting the corner. (And yes, someone on a bike pulled up next to me before we...
Forum: Northeast
04-21-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By mr_bill

Couldn’t resist this shot. BLUEskies and...

Couldn’t resist this shot. BLUEskies and BLUEbikes.

https://i.imgur.com/tmHLIqN.jpg

(Bonus points to whoever finds 11 bikes in this picture.)

p.s. That’s the Civil War Memorial in Arlington...
04-12-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,357
Posted By mr_bill

I understand the Dutch hate automobiles too,...

I understand the Dutch hate automobiles too, which explains Max Verstappen. (He's the one not wearing a helmet.)
...
04-12-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,088
Posted By mr_bill

"He will bring experience taking on the...

"He will bring experience taking on the car-centric street designs that have dominated the American landscape, but which many urban leaders are striving to undo in the face of rising pedestrian...
04-09-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,357
Posted By mr_bill

A Dutch Bike shop that does not sell "Dutch...

A Dutch Bike shop that does not sell "Dutch Bikes." In Amsterdam on Haarlemstraat. (From the before times. Yes, I should have gotten a better shot. Noticed it on a Sunday morning.)

...
04-06-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,792
Posted By mr_bill

You've already crossed a metric century. Know...

You've already crossed a metric century. Know that once you've done a metric century, you CAN do a century. You have NOTHING to prove. After, OR before.

Please double check with your docs about...
04-06-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,088
Posted By mr_bill

Just to remind people of this friendly reminder,...

Just to remind people of this friendly reminder, which I forget sometimes.

If someone keeps trying to inject partisan politics into this conversation, we don't have to feed that distraction.
...
04-05-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,088
Posted By mr_bill

LOL - "Do the research!" I'm trying to...

LOL - "Do the research!"

I'm trying to decide if I wouldn't mind some secret service agents guarding my bicycle while it's locked up.

I usually lock up near bicycles locked by someone...
04-03-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,088
Posted By mr_bill

“DC: Buttigieg departs cabinet mtg on a bike. ...

“DC: Buttigieg departs cabinet mtg on a bike.

Pool: 04:34 Thursday Apr 01 2021”

I wonder why Dinesh D’Souza would lie? (I’m lying, I don’t wonder.)

-mr. bill
04-03-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,088
Posted By mr_bill

Especially a video taken on April 1st. (Did you...

Especially a video taken on April 1st. (Did you also know the moon landing was fake and the Earth is flat?)

-mr. bill
04-02-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By mr_bill

Germany is VERY car friendly. AND bike friendly....

Germany is VERY car friendly. AND bike friendly. (An occasional few blocks of a city without cars is NOT car unfriendly.)

Maybe we can learn something? Nah.

-mr. bill
04-01-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,088
Posted By mr_bill

There are lots of sidewalks that are not...

There are lots of sidewalks that are not wheelchair accessible. Hell, when I was using a knee-scooter and there were times I had to “take the lane,” because sidewalk. (Or trash day, and most days are...
04-01-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,792
Posted By mr_bill

You are in our thoughts. My only advice: ...

You are in our thoughts.

My only advice:

Listen to your body, and tell your doctors what your body is telling you.

Listen to your doctors, do what they ask of you, and just as importantly,...
03-25-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,461
Posted By mr_bill

AB-122 applies to people on bicycles (including...

AB-122 applies to people on bicycles (including e-bikes) at STOP signs allowing them to treat them as yield signs.

The alleged carnage and confusion caused by traffic lights and people on bikes...
03-05-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,088
Posted By mr_bill

Have you ever used a bikeshare bike? WHAT rear...

Have you ever used a bikeshare bike? WHAT rear rack? There are no rear racks on a Capital Bikeshare bike. You bring your own bag. If the bag is small enough, you can put it in the small front rack....
01-21-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,516
Posted By mr_bill

Update: Vidiot claims the top speed was achieved...

Update: Vidiot claims the top speed was achieved by pedaling downhill.

Revision:

Click-bait: Idiots on e-bikes may be wicked dangerous.
Also: Idiots may be wicked dangerous while operating...
01-21-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,516
Posted By mr_bill

For those who didn't watch, bottom line: ...

For those who didn't watch, bottom line:

Click-bait: A chipped e-bike may be wicked dangerous.
Also: Idiots may be wicked dangerous.

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
01-05-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By mr_bill

"Candy Canes" near Alewife, with antlers,...

"Candy Canes" near Alewife, with antlers, because....

https://i.imgur.com/5SBJ1Vd.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/O3kyBSH.jpg

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
11-30-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By mr_bill

Someone doesn’t like masks, Uncle Sam, or both....

Someone doesn’t like masks, Uncle Sam, or both. Thorndike/Magnolia on the Minuteman almost in Cambridge (our fair city) MA:


https://i.imgur.com/A4brQ7I.jpg


p.s. The westernmost Bluebike...
11-04-20, 08:46 PM
Forum: Northeast
10-29-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By mr_bill

At Spy Pond Minuteman Bikeway. The tree house has...

At Spy Pond Minuteman Bikeway. The tree house has gone.

A very good couple of years.

https://i.imgur.com/QpcYyTB.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/ifG9AwF.jpg

-mr. bill
10-27-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,653
Posted By mr_bill

Rain and leaves are bad for you. Rain and...

Rain and leaves are bad for you.
Rain and thermoplastic are bad for you.

Rain and your bike?

Wash it.

(If you don’t have access to outdoor water, a five liter hand pumped pressure bottle...
10-24-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 130,518
Posted By mr_bill

Floyd’s near Harvard Square. There is no...

Floyd’s near Harvard Square.

There is no truth to the rumor that if you speak nothing but Latin within this shop you get a free haircut.

https://i.imgur.com/5yIfeFm.jpg

Next mission - Latin....
10-23-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,520
Posted By mr_bill

Just dress for the weather (full Frank...

Just dress for the weather (full Frank frankndale):

https://i.imgur.com/sdz1Fnw.jpg

-mr. bill
10-21-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,533
Posted By mr_bill

Speaking of contrarians. How many blinky red...

Speaking of contrarians. How many blinky red lights do bike likers recommend, and how high should they be mounted?

p.s. In Massachusetts, you are allowed to mount all manner and color of lights...
Forum: Northeast
10-20-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By mr_bill

Tactical PSA along the Minuteman in Arlington...

Tactical PSA along the Minuteman in Arlington Center.

Technically not allowed, but wicked charming:

https://i.imgur.com/nqUrCe1.jpg

-mr. bill
10-19-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,404
Posted By mr_bill

https://media.newyorker.com/photos/5f89edd5aafdd03...

https://media.newyorker.com/photos/5f89edd5aafdd037851bf1f3/master/w_2560%2Cc_limit/NY201026_Kikuo_Johnson_Biking_Masks_story.jpg

"I’ve been reminding myself that New York will, hopefully, never...
10-16-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 130,518
Posted By mr_bill

N+16003 -mr. bill

N+16003

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
10-16-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By mr_bill

The new chicane at Minuteman/Lake St: ...

The new chicane at Minuteman/Lake St:

https://i.imgur.com/TJoXk8M.jpg

-mr. bill
10-11-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,404
Posted By mr_bill

re: liker who is broken record TL;DNR ...

re: liker who is broken record

TL;DNR

In USA, women make up a significant percentage of people who play soccer.
WHO THE HELL CARES, nobody plays soccer in the USA. People play football,...
10-09-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,404
Posted By mr_bill

p.s. Nobody who owns their own bike would ever...

p.s. Nobody who owns their own bike would ever use bikeshare.

Except we do.

-mr. bill
10-09-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,404
Posted By mr_bill

FWIW, lots of people on the “utility” spectrum...

FWIW, lots of people on the “utility” spectrum use crowd source fitness apps like Strava, Garmin, Wahoo, Runkeeper, etc....

And Strava can figure out where people lie on the recreational/utility...
Forum: Northeast
10-06-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By mr_bill

Trees at Spy Pond: ...

Trees at Spy Pond:
https://i.imgur.com/VmoW0KJ.jpg

Tree at First Parish:
https://i.imgur.com/yHq90VJ.jpg

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
10-02-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By mr_bill

Traffic jam in Arlington Center. Part of the...

Traffic jam in Arlington Center.

Part of the Gibbs School Peleton is in front.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2v1B7YzQ7a4

-mr. bill
09-30-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,000
Posted By mr_bill

At the risk of awakening the sleeping VC...

At the risk of awakening the sleeping VC militants, there are three ways for a person on a bike to make a left turn in Virgina Laws for Bicycling and Safety Tips, Changing Directions:...
Forum: Northeast
09-29-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By mr_bill

Minuteman Closed Arlington - Spy Pond (Linwood...

Minuteman Closed Arlington - Spy Pond (Linwood Street) to Lake Street.
Mass Ave detour.


https://i.imgur.com/OlY3LN0.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/oq40mJS.jpg

-mr. bill
09-28-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,034
Posted By mr_bill

The yield rules deadlock in this case. Everyone...

The yield rules deadlock in this case. Everyone is yielding to the person on their right.

-mr. bill
09-26-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,034
Posted By mr_bill

Related, with RARE EXCEPTIONS, NOBODY has the...

Related, with RARE EXCEPTIONS, NOBODY has the right of way. (In Massachusetts, first responders responding to an emergency with lights and sirens have the right of way, period. Even so, they can't...
09-26-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,034
Posted By mr_bill

Not just feasibly, you ought not. From UVC: ...

Not just feasibly, you ought not.

From UVC:

"The driver of any vehicle shall obey the instructions of any official traffic-control device applicable thereto placed or held in accordance with...
Forum: Northeast
09-25-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By mr_bill

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiQQ7VDSsq8 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiQQ7VDSsq8

-mr. bill
09-25-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,204
Posted By mr_bill

You still are getting cred (for whatever it's...

You still are getting cred (for whatever it's worth), just when width resize happens, you scroll off edge left. Here you are in all your glory:

https://i.imgur.com/1kneKfk.png

-mr. bill
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