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Forum: Living Car Free 09-22-13, 12:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,268
Posted By PlanoFuji
I have only biked in temps as low as the 20's;...

I have only biked in temps as low as the 20's; however, I have hiked in temps of -10 (Fahrenheit). I really don't like riding in cold temperatures, I have found nothing that keeps my hands...
Forum: Touring 09-22-13, 12:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 179
Posted By PlanoFuji
Looking for a three day round trip tour in the El Paso area around Thanksgiving

I will be in El Paso for Thanksgiving weekend, and am considering arriving early and spending Monday-Wednesday on a round trip bicycle tour. I have the Southern Tier maps but all they suggest to me...
Forum: Texas 09-22-13, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By PlanoFuji
Looking for a three day round trip tour in the El Paso area around Thanksgiving

Looking for a three day round trip tour in the El Paso area around Thanksgiving

I will be in El Paso for Thanksgiving weekend, and am considering arriving early and spending Monday-Wednesday on a...
Forum: Living Car Free 09-20-13, 05:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,350
Posted By PlanoFuji
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Forum: Living Car Free 09-20-13, 04:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,350
Posted By PlanoFuji
I would suggest re-reading my post; it said...

I would suggest re-reading my post; it said nothing of the kind.

I'll bullet point them to make it a little easier for you.

- No one NEEDS more than one bike.
- Unless it is your only means...
Forum: Living Car Free 09-20-13, 07:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,350
Posted By PlanoFuji
Yep, you are reinforcing my point that you are...

Yep, you are reinforcing my point that you are simply describing an 'affordable' way that most people can express their unbridled consumerism. No one NEEDS more than one bike. And unless it is your...
Forum: Living Car Free 09-20-13, 05:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,350
Posted By PlanoFuji
It appears that the 'consensus' from this thread...

It appears that the 'consensus' from this thread is that the bicycle isn't a particularly reliable means of transportation, hence the need for multiple bicycles...

After all, most folks only have...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-13-13, 11:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,484
Posted By PlanoFuji
Which one? I've read them all. I would suggest...

Which one? I've read them all. I would suggest that you reread your own... Shaming is a common theme.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-13-13, 11:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,484
Posted By PlanoFuji
I reposted the post you are responding to, to...

I reposted the post you are responding to, to give you a chance to actually read it.

I have been around on this forum long enough to recognize that you like to make up extreme hypotheticals and...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-13-13, 11:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,484
Posted By PlanoFuji
Okay, you want some examples? Perhaps some...

Okay, you want some examples? Perhaps some reading might help. If these articles for the common people are insufficient, let me know and I can provide you references to academic articles if your up...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-13-13, 11:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,484
Posted By PlanoFuji
And communities that believe that end up with the...

And communities that believe that end up with the highest crime rates (for crimes commited upon them by their neighbors) in the nation.


The bible also mentions stoning those who violated...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-13-13, 11:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,484
Posted By PlanoFuji
I will leave that ridiculous question as...

I will leave that ridiculous question as testament to YOUR behavior...



You are not responding to some 'BF lynch mod' but to an individual (me). I would love to see you support your hysteria...
Forum: Living Car Free 09-13-13, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,078
Posted By PlanoFuji
Yep, proofide on the top needs to be very light;...

Yep, proofide on the top needs to be very light; however, a decent coating to the underside is useful to not only prevent the squeaking the OP experience, but also provide some water resistance to...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-13-13, 11:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,484
Posted By PlanoFuji
There is the beauty of shaming, if the person...

There is the beauty of shaming, if the person attempting the shaming doesn't actually obey societies rules (lying, etc...) or they are focusing on an issue that is inconsistent with community...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-13-13, 10:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,262
Posted By PlanoFuji
Yep, there was a time when the poor tried to...

Yep, there was a time when the poor tried to dress as much as possible like the wealthy. Now we have the exact opposite...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-13-13, 09:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,484
Posted By PlanoFuji
The behavior of people when 'not on the clock' is...

The behavior of people when 'not on the clock' is often indicative of their behavior when on the clock. And employers (who are also members of the community) have a right to know what kind of people...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-13-13, 09:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,484
Posted By PlanoFuji
340188340191 Shaming has a long and productive...

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Shaming has a long and productive history. The scarlet letter, or the stocks are the most remembered historical examples.

It was the primary means of enforcing community standards,...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-12-13, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By PlanoFuji
If you do end up doing this, I highly recommend...

If you do end up doing this, I highly recommend that you use a camera with full manual control of ISO, aperture and shutter speed. By using a single setting on all of those values you can ensure...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-12-13, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By PlanoFuji
Not likely. According to the data in the Bike...

Not likely. According to the data in the Bike Quarterly article;http://www.bikequarterly.com/images/TireDrop.pdf

With the OP weight of 258 pounds and say a 25 pound bike weight for a total of 283...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-12-13, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By PlanoFuji
Not necessarily, but there really isn't any need...

Not necessarily, but there really isn't any need to go down in size. The weight savings is extremely minor (a couple of ounces). Also, the smaller tire will need to be at a higher pressure (and...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-12-13, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By PlanoFuji
I highly recommend panaracer paella's with (or...

I highly recommend panaracer paella's with (or even better without) tour guard flat prevention. They are inexpensive ($20-$25 per tire) and available in a variety of sizes.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-12-13, 12:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,262
Posted By PlanoFuji
In a Bicycle Quarterly article there is...

In a Bicycle Quarterly article there is discussion of how cyclists were able to travel outside of Paris to the rural farms and trade black market goods for food. It was one of the few ways they...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-12-13, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,011
Posted By PlanoFuji
I apologize if I wasn't getting your point...

I apologize if I wasn't getting your point earlier.



I understand; sadly what you are describing isn't really a problem with the law or the system but with the people upon whom both rely. I...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-12-13, 12:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,011
Posted By PlanoFuji
Work to get the judges who pass such judgements...

Work to get the judges who pass such judgements off the bench. They are after all ELECTED officials.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-12-13, 12:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,011
Posted By PlanoFuji
Ah, and there is the difference. By changing the...

Ah, and there is the difference. By changing the presumption of innocence to a presumption of guilt, you would essentially be guaranteeing the government would obtain a conviction (if the jury...
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