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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-20-07, 08:12 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 1,990
Posted By bigpedaler
HH, it's simple -- do you agree, yes or no? i...

HH, it's simple -- do you agree, yes or no? i can agree or disagree w/ your position w/o having to prove the validity of my point. THAT'S what this thread is about, as well.

EVERYBODY already...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-20-07, 07:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,031
Posted By bigpedaler
when there's multiple lanes, go the f**k on...

when there's multiple lanes, go the f**k on by...in another f*****g lane! if there's not room, who are you to tell me i have to move for you? you sound like you drive in my town, which is why i...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-20-07, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 1,629,219
Posted By bigpedaler
i'll answer the 2nd question 1st: i'm not...

i'll answer the 2nd question 1st:
i'm not implying a thing -- if the city where you live/ride is accepting of cyclists on the main arteries, then more power to ya! where i live, there are narrow...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-20-07, 06:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 1,990
Posted By bigpedaler
no--every word you've posted here is NOT on topic...

no--every word you've posted here is NOT on topic -- what does your assessment of chip's behavior have to do with whether or not we can all come together? if you have a problem with chip, then you...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-20-07, 06:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 758
Posted By bigpedaler
advocacy is the promotion of a special interest...

advocacy is the promotion of a special interest to society at large. how can that not be political?

the LEAST political thing we as cycling advocates can do is just to ride. it goes up from...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-20-07, 06:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 1,990
Posted By bigpedaler
start your own thread, then. the door's that...

start your own thread, then. the door's that way.>>>>
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-20-07, 06:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 711
Posted By bigpedaler
enjoyed a recent cable special about the autobahn...

enjoyed a recent cable special about the autobahn system -- took me back! i spent three years in germany, having a ball w/ those roads. it's such an indescribable rush to be going 110mph, see lights...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-20-07, 06:14 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 1,990
Posted By bigpedaler
you're free to believe that...just as i'm free to...

you're free to believe that...just as i'm free to believe that you're a JAC. so get past it and work for the greater good, whether it's your particular vision or not.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-20-07, 06:10 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 1,990
Posted By bigpedaler
kal...be the 'bigger person', and don't wait for...

kal...be the 'bigger person', and don't wait for your own gratification on this.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-20-07, 06:06 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 1,990
Posted By bigpedaler
I'm with ya there, chip. the longer we can keep...

I'm with ya there, chip.
the longer we can keep the minutae of the vc debate out of here, the better off we'll all be...after all, this thread is all about finding a way to come together.
'they'...
Forum: Commuting 03-19-07, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By bigpedaler
i have things like that about every year. so...

i have things like that about every year.
so far in '07, nothing, but the year is young.

last year, riding to work in the spring, down a secondary artery, no other traffic in sight, and i'm just...
Forum: Commuting 03-19-07, 09:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,534
Posted By bigpedaler
since i'm so bloody slow on my AM bike, this only...

since i'm so bloody slow on my AM bike, this only comes up in the lineup at a stop. generally, i don't let 'em in. if they try anyway, they get THE LOOK.... (not the one Armstrong gave), and most...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-19-07, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By bigpedaler
at least that one had a funny ending.... ...

at least that one had a funny ending....

eight years ago, 1 week after buying a van (large family), we were driving to the north side, and some old alky tried to cross the street in front of us. ...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-19-07, 09:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 963
Posted By bigpedaler
I'D wear it.

I'D wear it.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-19-07, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By bigpedaler
had a cf low riser on my last two bikes (one died...

had a cf low riser on my last two bikes (one died preemee), and judging from the replies here, my experience was unique.

it DID make the front end feel noticeably lighter, both in steering and...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-19-07, 08:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,134
Posted By bigpedaler
OK, people, let's get back on subject --...

OK, people, let's get back on subject -- impossible dream wish list, not a discussion of bike-friendly road facilities! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

(some of you could kill the buzz of a...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-19-07, 08:33 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 4,770
Posted By bigpedaler
there have been three in my area over the last...

there have been three in my area over the last few years -- actually within an 18-month span. all three resulted in fatalities.

one was on a two-lane road between my city and a nearby smaller...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-19-07, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By bigpedaler
the guy is hurt but ok -- how about the dog? ...

the guy is hurt but ok -- how about the dog?
seriously -- this drunk needs his so-called 'manhood' sliced, diced, and fed to him as a reminder that macho-boy behind the wheel is even more stupid....
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-19-07, 03:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,134
Posted By bigpedaler
death penalty for bike thieves. by lethal...

death penalty for bike thieves.
by lethal anal-probe injection.
i'm thinking the WWE's leftover barbed-wire-wrapped baseball bats....
Forum: Vehicular Cycling (VC) 03-19-07, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 24,315
Posted By bigpedaler
This is my last post to this thread. JF, you...

This is my last post to this thread.
JF, you have been doing what you do for decades, and nothing anyone says here will make an impression on your closed mind. You will continue to do what you do...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-19-07, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 1,629,219
Posted By bigpedaler
maybe it's my military training, or the...

maybe it's my military training, or the high-school dabble in martial arts, maybe it's just me -- but i'm on a 360-radar scan practically every second i'm out there. (i do it in cars and on foot, as...
Forum: Vehicular Cycling (VC) 03-19-07, 08:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,476
Posted By bigpedaler
i check into this forum daily, and it's not...

i check into this forum daily, and it's not removed from A & S -- it's a sub-category within A/S all its own! yes, it's a charged debate, with all the politics involved, and the real as well as...
Forum: Vehicular Cycling (VC) 03-19-07, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 776
Posted By bigpedaler
AT LAST! ! ! a new frontier for JF to address! ...

AT LAST! ! ! a new frontier for JF to address! oh, wait -- it's already set up the way he wants it...cyclists among traffic.
Forum: Vehicular Cycling (VC) 03-19-07, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 24,315
Posted By bigpedaler
The honorarium is only an issue because JF denies...

The honorarium is only an issue because JF denies receiving any money other than travel expenses.

I'd love to get a piece of that, too, and i wouldn't be shy about admitting my honorariums! ...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-18-07, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By bigpedaler
i'm pretty sure that not a lot does, but it's a...

i'm pretty sure that not a lot does, but it's a good outlet for frustrated road rage....
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