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05-27-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 251,612
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to After Steve: How Apple...

Finished listening to After Steve: How Apple Became a Trillion-Dollar Company and Lost its Soul by Tripp Mickle. Quite an interesting presentation on the personalities of Jony Ive, the former head...
05-25-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 730
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

"We" can also ignore such "unpopular in the eye...

"We" can also ignore such "unpopular in the eye of the public" (i.e.viral social media rant) lists.
05-24-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 730
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
Forum: Foo
05-23-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 96
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

More Musk Brand Funnies NOT related to Twitter

https://insideevs.com/news/587531/elon-musk-tesla-autonomous-no-driver-2023/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7oZ-AQszEI&t=2s
:roflmao2:
05-23-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,997
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

A lot of spare change can be earned by picking up...

A lot of spare change can be earned by picking up the deposit bottles and cans tossed out on the road by litterbugs; go for it!
05-22-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 93,098
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Watched episodes 1 thru 4 of the first season...

Watched episodes 1 thru 4 of the first season (1972) of the original Bob Newhart Show with Suzanne Pleshette as his wife. One of the best comedy series, ever. Streaming on Hulu. Intend to watch the...
05-22-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,997
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: 730
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: 730
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: 109
Views: 1,997
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: 337
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: 109
Views: 1,997
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...
Forum: Foo
05-21-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Too many days? Better than the alternative: ...

Too many days?
Better than the alternative:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmdXJ_1aGz0
Forum: Foo
05-21-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 293
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Probably a few come here (usually in P&R but...

Probably a few come here (usually in P&R but lately also in Foo) have no intention to change anybody's mind; but rather post numerous URL references (from all sorts of places in the world) to various...
05-20-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,715
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Freight hauling electric trucks and new nuke...

Freight hauling electric trucks and new nuke power plants to provide their fuel will probably arrive before this highly touted electric truck from Tesla....
Forum: Foo
05-20-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 440
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

In the early 70's I bought a '64 Dodge Dart with...

In the early 70's I bought a '64 Dodge Dart with a Slant Six engine and a 3 on the tree shifter for its manual transmission. Eventually it became a 2 on the tree. In '76 I bought a new '76 Plymouth...
05-19-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 370,579
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Dial M for Murder 1954, Alfred Hitchcock...

Dial M for Murder 1954, Alfred Hitchcock directed. Grace Kelly and Ray Milland. 9/10.

Followed up with another film streamed from Kanopy that I watched for wacky laffs:
Billy the Kid Verses...
05-19-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Or the same tractor pulling tanker #761.

Or the same tractor pulling tanker #761.
Forum: Foo
05-19-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 440
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

That is what my new 2022 Corolla came with. The...

That is what my new 2022 Corolla came with. The key snaps out like a little switch blade after a press of the button on the fob!
Forum: Foo
05-18-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8,224
Views: 1,722,688
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Two Classics, One Car: ...

Two Classics, One Car:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxCpK1W_Gjw
Forum: Foo
05-18-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 845
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Covers of American R&B artists and the songs of...

Covers of American R&B artists and the songs of the I Want to Hold Your Hand era was their most entertaining music and was the foundation of Beatlemania and hordes of screaming teenagers, IMO. Does...
Forum: Foo
05-17-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 845
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

None. I liked them in the 60's, but this is 55+...

None. I liked them in the 60's, but this is 55+ years later and for me their music and their irreverant act did not age well.
Forum: Foo
05-17-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 845
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

On another, Apple related note, I made my first...

On another, Apple related note, I made my first purchase of an Apple Branded product.
I "purchased" 3 months of service on the channel just so I could watch the first season of Slow Horses mini...
Forum: Foo
05-17-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 440
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Tesla Cars and BlueTooth in the news - Not Twitter related

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5mdU4ksOc2w
https://jalopnik.com/researchers-break-into-a-tesla-and-drive-away-using-blu-1848938417
05-17-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 464
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The [implied] tone of voice, and [implied] need...

The [implied] tone of voice, and [implied] need for recipient of warning to get out of the way of the needy passer who doesn't want to slow down for anybody.
To me "cyclist verbal warnings about...
05-17-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 464
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Making noise in order to bully people out of the...

Making noise in order to bully people out of the way instead of passing properly is a jerk move.
You are right. Obnoxious cyclists acting like jerks are just like obnoxious jerks driving automobiles.
05-17-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 464
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Even worse are hot shot cyclists on MUPs...

Even worse are hot shot cyclists on MUPs bellowing "verbal warnings" to other users of the path about their "need to pass."
Forum: Foo
05-17-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10,062
Views: 2,126,831
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

In between audio books, took a break and listened...

In between audio books, took a break and listened to a little bit of The Who
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gu9HhYv0C7E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HTVMh7fur4
05-17-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,098
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...
05-17-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 464
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Correct. No information is gathered on relative...

Correct. No information is gathered on relative exposure to motor vehicle traffic while riding, nor any information as to the severity of any of the "incidents"

Perhaps next time include a spot...
05-16-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 251,612
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to Nobody Walks, a stand alone...

Finished listening to Nobody Walks, a stand alone novel by Mick Herron, though some of the characters are players in the later books of the Slough House series. Just as good as the Slough House...
Forum: Commuting
05-16-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 817
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

... or a laundry.

... or a laundry.
05-16-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 26,757
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

We all like what we like. I cannot think of...

We all like what we like. I cannot think of anything even remotely similar in voice (or style or talent) of Karen Carpenter and Whitney Houston.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6J538b-OLRU
...
05-16-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 251,612
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to Bad Actors, the eighth and...

Finished listening to Bad Actors, the eighth and last novel in the Slough House series by Mick Herron. The ending makes obvious that there are more novels to anticipate in this superior series...
Forum: Foo
05-15-22, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8,224
Views: 1,722,688
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Hockenheim, Germany; 2001 ...

Hockenheim, Germany; 2001

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/718x479/stretchedxke_910a7b928e0902c4ae58001a071c5e0cf79fb56a.jpg...
05-13-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,378
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

A few suggestions on popular entertaining B/W...

A few suggestions on popular entertaining B/W films you may have missed and are quite enjoyable; some might even consider them artistic too.
Casablanca;
Double Indemnity;
Sunset Boulevard;
The...
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,430
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

My VW experiences FWIW. In 1963 I drove my...

My VW experiences FWIW.

In 1963 I drove my father's '57 or possibly '59 VW bus from Philadelphia to Chicago and returned a few days later. It had a manufacturer's sticker in the windshield that...
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Fred Ward will always be remembered for his...

Fred Ward will always be remembered for his portrayal of Gus Grissom, one of the few with The Right Stuff.
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 845
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

True, LPs are making a "comeback" from a near...

True, LPs are making a "comeback" from a near death experience.

https://www.statista.com/chart/7699/lp-sales-in-the-united-states/


"Physical" in the chart below includes both Compact Disc and...
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 05:05 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,430
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

That is probably the most nuanced reasoning put...

That is probably the most nuanced reasoning put forth explaining the reason why consumers should upgrade their smartphone device to a 5G model!:thumb:
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,430
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

That IS a good reason to SMH and laugh, if not...

That IS a good reason to SMH and laugh, if not sneer. :roflmao2:
Why do you care if every post and poster is not in agreement with your version of correctness?
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,430
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The high tech fan boy/girl echo chamber has...

The high tech fan boy/girl echo chamber has responded with the vague metric "5G is faster" mantra over and over without citing any practical use for the typical smartphone user. Yes I get that a...
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,430
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

True, the thread drifted early from the original...

True, the thread drifted early from the original question about using a 5G device as a replacement for cable service at home in order to connect to the internet, to the merits/advantages of 5G...
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,430
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

And yet you and "others" seem at at loss for...

And yet you and "others" seem at at loss for words to indicate what the value actually IS, other than a vague reference to "faster" data speed numbers on a spec sheet but not how that translates into...
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 845
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

And a lot of folks fly in commercial airlines are...

And a lot of folks fly in commercial airlines are without a clue as to how an airplane works or what forces keep it in the air. No different than the users of smartphones who don't give a darn how it...
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,430
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

No, 5G is also for smartphone marketeers selling...

No, 5G is also for smartphone marketeers selling "upgrades" to their product line and the fan boy junkies who can never get enough "speed". Just like the horsepower race in the 60's in American cars,...
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Posts to Foo don't add to poster's tally. I think...

Posts to Foo don't add to poster's tally. I think the same applies to P&R posts.
05-12-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 370,579
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Stavisky, 1974, directed by Alain Resnais. With...

Stavisky, 1974, directed by Alain Resnais. With Paul Belmondo in French, English subtitles; 7/10.
Film has high production-values, flamboyant and stylish performance from Belmondo,. I couldn't keep...
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 845
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Precision in keeping and displaying the correct...

Precision in keeping and displaying the correct time in a wrist watch obviously plays second fiddle to looks and style for some people. Expensive wrist watches can be like expensive smartphones -...
05-12-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,378
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I don't know why someone would boast about not...

I don't know why someone would boast about not ever viewing specific classic movies. But of course there is a large slice of people who will never watch a movie filmed in B&W; and probably never have...
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