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07-23-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 480
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Paranoia strikes deep in A&S. Suggest that those...

Paranoia strikes deep in A&S. Suggest that those so affected find an activity that doesn't provoke so much fear and terror within.
07-23-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,784
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

ANYTHING "could easily be considered assault" by...

ANYTHING "could easily be considered assault" by somebody, somewhere. Only one alleged case cited that happened somewhere where someone was allegedly "charged" (convicted?) may indicate that it is...
07-23-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 480
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Hit the A&S Trifecta!...

Hit the A&S Trifecta! Congratulations!:rolleyes:
Forum: Foo
07-23-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 493
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Different strokes for different folks is the name...

Different strokes for different folks is the name of this game; obviously.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqJA3f-mPuw
Andy Williams' version of this song is probably the preferred version for some...
Forum: Foo
07-23-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 493
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Aretha's singing always put me in a good mood....

Aretha's singing always put me in a good mood. This performance still brings tears of joy.
Note watch and listen to Aretha and and crowd reaction, and try to excuse, if possible the gross...
Forum: Foo
07-22-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 328
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Chicks (ducklings) with Mom and Dad observed on...

Chicks (ducklings) with Mom and Dad observed on today's bike ride:
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x784/dsc02896_51f3bb115d6264436215a1c8a71180328f897190.jpg...
Forum: Foo
07-22-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 493
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The Real Thing: ...

The Real Thing:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GwjfUFyY6M

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlLsbL2LJKw
...
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 542
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I had no use for the installed land line...

I had no use for the installed land line equipment or hookup, my goal was to keep the telephone number that was associated with that landline. Numerous business and medical organizations used that...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 542
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You can keep your land line telephone number and...

You can keep your land line telephone number and stop paying for a land line account by transferring the number to a smartphone device. If you want to keep the telephone number that is already...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 219
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

My father used to take the bus from Philadelphia...

My father used to take the bus from Philadelphia to Atlantic City to visit his sister in Atlantic City. The R/T fare in the 70's was $10 and ran day and night, all the passengers were given $15...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 219
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The only place I use change is at Aldi's for use...

The only place I use change is at Aldi's for use of their shopping cart, and it is returned upon completion of shopping. Don't pay for anything, anywhere with cash, let alone coins.
The local casino...
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,863
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Reminds me of a fun day I had back in the 70's...

Reminds me of a fun day I had back in the 70's shooting at cans. I had recently bought an Armalite AR-7 22LR rifle and went to test it out on a nearby trash dump. Lo and behold some organization had...
07-19-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3,418
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 511,253
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

How is discussion of minutia about pro cycling's...

How is discussion of minutia about pro cycling's and pro cyclists' doping issues as well as TDF results relevant to this subforum and/or sticky thread?

Is this an indication that the 65-85 thread...
07-19-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,367
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Is there any reference to the method and data...

Is there any reference to the method and data used for calculating and comparing Toronto's "injury rate" for various time periods?
07-18-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 998
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Unless you are in a race, you may be getting...

Unless you are in a race, you may be getting foolish if you fret about who or what passes you while cycling (or walking or driving.)
07-18-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 998
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Your relaxed riding routine is similar to mine....

Your relaxed riding routine is similar to mine. No "kit", no clocks, no computers, no concerns about fitness metrics. Just riding for pleasure.

My Bike Direct version Motobecane also has an 8...
07-18-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 427
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I have never observed that "problem" displayed in...

I have never observed that "problem" displayed in the real world.
But then there are those like the authors of the OP study that are sure they see their pet "problem" everywhere.
07-17-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 427
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Just think what the authors of the study would...

Just think what the authors of the study would say if they saw a cyclist smoking while riding! Oh the Horror, death and destruction "could be" next!
07-17-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 427
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The study is an attempt to dramatize an alleged...

The study is an attempt to dramatize an alleged problem in order to support so-called "evidence-based public education and awareness programs that aim to reduce distracted bicycling behaviors";...
07-17-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,555
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

A corollary to the above statements is that just...

A corollary to the above statements is that just because a cyclist, or group of cyclists, practice dangerous riding technique and usually get away with it both legally and without injury, does not...
07-17-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,555
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I don't have the numbers, and am willing to be...

I don't have the numbers, and am willing to be educated about the "market", but I suspect that the market for expensive "enthusiast approved" lightweight racing bikes has always been a small fraction...
07-17-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,555
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I say so.

I say so.
07-17-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,555
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I just finished the book, Just Ride, by Grant...

I just finished the book, Just Ride, by Grant Peterson. Review at https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/9189678-just-ride

I share his opinion on the negative effect on overall bicycling use by the...
07-17-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,555
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I agree with your opinion about the negative...

I agree with your opinion about the negative value of ghost bikes as well as other macabre activities by so-called bicycling advocates like silent rides and obsessive posting of cyclists' obituaries....
07-17-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,784
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

50 cyclists group riding fast on a public road in...

50 cyclists group riding fast on a public road in a manner where it would be dangerous to slow down or pull over due to traffic conditions at best sounds like 50 cyclists riding like jackasses.
07-17-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,555
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

In the past most of the active "interesting"...

In the past most of the active "interesting" threads were posted by Vehicular Cyclist advocates and a few zealous proselytizers of the theories espoused by the late John Forester. The difference...
07-17-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,990
Views: 222,446
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to The Damsel, the first book...

Finished listening to The Damsel, the first book in the Allan Grofield series of crime novels by Richard Stark (AKA Donald Westlake.) OK, but Grofield is not as interesting character as Parker. Will...
Forum: Foo
07-16-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,863
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I think the OP's posts indicate that he already...

I think the OP's posts indicate that he already fell deep into that rabbit hole, and is now working on climbing out of that rabbit hole by trying to find enjoyment with his pastimes without...
Forum: Foo
07-15-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,863
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Yes say more about why you can't enjoy the hobby...

Yes say more about why you can't enjoy the hobby of bicycle riding when N=1? Unless your hobby IS constantly spending money on additional bicycle stuff, endless cycle of "upgrades," and/or impressing...
07-15-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,555
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

​​​​​​​ Preventing or at least isolating from...

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Preventing or at least isolating from active subforums of BF, the hallucinatory ramblings of zealots advocating that bicyclists are, or should be, advocates for a "living car free society"...
07-14-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

In the years that you have read the Obituary type...

In the years that you have read the Obituary type wailing and gnashing of teeth threads on A&S how many times have the usual posters ever posted anything that helped you understand what actually...
07-14-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

So what does posting Obituary notices without...

So what does posting Obituary notices without relevant comments have to do with Cycling Advocacy and Safety? - Nothing!

It is not that simple, this sub-forum continues to be an outlet for zealots...
07-12-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,990
Views: 222,446
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to Comeback, the aptly named...

Finished listening to Comeback, the aptly named 17th book in the Parker series of crime novels by Richard Stark (AKA Donald Westlake.)
Finished listening to Backflash, the 18th book in the Parker...
07-12-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3,418
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 511,253
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I don't know about the "vaccine hesitancy" in...

I don't know about the "vaccine hesitancy" in Europe or among those in the European population who attend or eagerly watch the TDF or closely follow such races, or what might influence such people to...
07-08-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,459
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Of course you are not going "to dig it out" when...

Of course you are not going "to dig it out" when you can't, but instead will keep rehashing straw man arguments and misrepresenrtations of my posts.
07-08-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,459
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

While on the topic of "selective scolding,"...

While on the topic of "selective scolding," perhaps you can explain away your own version - "The thing that bothers me is it seems to break down to 'it's always cell phones' vs. 'cell phones aren't a...
Forum: Foo
07-08-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 912
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I bought a 2001 Chevy Prizm (Toyota Corolla...

I bought a 2001 Chevy Prizm (Toyota Corolla Clone) in 2017 for $1,500. It had 190,000 miles on it, it now has 207,500 miles and still runs like a top delivering about 35mpg for around town driving,...
07-08-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,459
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

True. "A lot" is certainly a vague enough...

True.

"A lot" is certainly a vague enough qualifier to possibly be true for any potential cause of a collision. Any reference to credible data on percentage of collisions or fatalities/serious...
07-07-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2,843
Views: 319,144
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Summer of Soul. 10+ for video,...

Summer of Soul.


10+ for video, commentary, editing and most of all for the music.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgtyuUyJjW4&t=58s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-siC9cugqA
07-07-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,035
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

? :foo: I must have been reading about the recent...

? :foo: I must have been reading about the recent activities of elected officials selected by the voters from a different Texas. Names could be provided in a P&R thread.
Forum: Foo
07-07-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,380
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I can count on one finger how many times I bought...

I can count on one finger how many times I bought brew based on label appeal. Back in the early 70's I bought and drank two six packs of Big Cat Malt Liquor (brewed by Pabst) while on an all day...
Forum: Foo
07-07-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,380
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Sure you can if that price level is what you are...

Sure you can if that price level is what you are looking for, just like finding bicycles that cost more than $5,000. It takes less time looking around for something good, if your cravings aren't as...
Forum: Foo
07-06-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,190
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Sounds like you are almost free from the...

Sounds like you are almost free from the tentacles of the big bad corporate overlords.
Haven't seen such awkward boasting over brand conscious asceticism since the hey day of the Living Car Free...
Forum: Foo
07-06-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,190
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Why exactly should they really bother to look if...

Why exactly should they really bother to look if they are not interested in the name of the various various subsidiaries owned by various corporations? Does the OP's graphic reveal anything that...
07-06-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,459
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The world where not every driver is texting and...

The world where not every driver is texting and where not every collision is the result of a texting driver, despite what the A&S fear mongering choir "knowingly" chants to each other before and...
Forum: Foo
07-06-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,380
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Yes and no. Obnoxious IS obnoxious regardless of...

Yes and no. Obnoxious IS obnoxious regardless of price tags, but I think beer snobs are just as likely, if not more so, to be prone to self-deception (and vocalization) about the superiority of their...
Forum: Foo
07-06-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,190
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

If you find that graphic "interesting", good for...

If you find that graphic "interesting", good for you. The info in that graphic is hardly news, or a revelation as the ownership of these subsidiaries is widely available public knowledge. The graphic...
Forum: Foo
07-06-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,380
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

But obnoxious beer snobs ARE like obnoxious wine...

But obnoxious beer snobs ARE like obnoxious wine snobs, only they can be satiated at a lower cost.
07-06-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,459
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

No need to do any investigation. IAW the Oujia...

No need to do any investigation.
IAW the Oujia board reading, fear baiting "safety experts" of A&S the cause of every collision past, present and future is already known; stupid drivers who are...
Forum: Foo
07-05-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,380
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Another variation on your get rich scheme would...

Another variation on your get rich scheme would be to offer six-packs of empty beer bottles for repackaging cheapo beer. The key marketing hook is to include labels that should make the swill appeal...
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