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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-26-16, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 255
Posted By genec
It's not a bike thing, it's an impatient driver...

It's not a bike thing, it's an impatient driver thing. It's motorists that "left too late," and figured their car was a time machine... but they are wrong.

I see the same thing out on the rural...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-24-16, 02:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 656
Posted By genec
But he wasn't going 60 mph... it sounded like a...

But he wasn't going 60 mph... it sounded like a dark residential neighborhood... and in fact the reflectors served their need, perfectly.

Bottom line, they worked... stop trying to set up some...
Forum: Foo 07-21-16, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 256
Posted By genec
Isn't Coors Lite just lightly flavored dihydrogen...

Isn't Coors Lite just lightly flavored dihydrogen monoxide?
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-21-16, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 479
Posted By genec
"I thought I hit a mailbox..."

"I thought I hit a mailbox..."
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-21-16, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 479
Posted By genec
No, you are not the only one... social media is...

No, you are not the only one... social media is taking the place of being sociable...

But what do I know... I'm an old tech guy.
Forum: Foo 07-21-16, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 175
Posted By genec
Bad assumption... for some stupid reason the...

Bad assumption... for some stupid reason the electronics are rarely protected (by coating or anything)... and ultimately connections corrode due to steam. I've seen similar failures in...
Forum: Foo 07-20-16, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 175
Posted By genec
Worst thing about that is all that steam in the...

Worst thing about that is all that steam in the electronics of the microwave.

Many years back I lived in a new subdivision... all the homes built about the same time... appliances all...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-19-16, 04:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,321
Posted By genec
Exactly... and mule deer for instance can easily...

Exactly... and mule deer for instance can easily clear a 5 foot fence... now granted deer are not known for jumping fence and the like unless they have an idea of what is on the other side... but...
Forum: Foo 07-18-16, 06:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 393
Posted By genec
Italian cypress. Thing is... even covering the...

Italian cypress. Thing is... even covering the windows is only a partial solution... as the walls,will get hot and radiate into the inside.

An awning can help. If you have a way to rig a...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-18-16, 06:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,321
Posted By genec
Like I said... get better mirrors... a lot of...

Like I said... get better mirrors... a lot of them are crap and too concave... shop around. Motorcycle mirrors are about the same location on handlebars and work OK.
Forum: Foo 07-18-16, 07:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 393
Posted By genec
Plant tall plants outside, and insulate the room...

Plant tall plants outside, and insulate the room well.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-18-16, 06:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,321
Posted By genec
Dave, really? You've "never" had a day with one...

Dave, really? You've "never" had a day with one too many close idiot calls? Really?

Perhaps you cycle in Nervana, I know a time or two I have put up the bike after a bad commute... and anyone...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-18-16, 06:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,321
Posted By genec
Every other vehicle on the road... the same road...

Every other vehicle on the road... the same road you are sharing, has at least two mirrors... some, 3 or more, and you and others dismiss them for reasons of "comfort, convenience, durability and...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-17-16, 09:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,321
Posted By genec
Yup, 4 actually... but all they do is let me...

Yup, 4 actually... but all they do is let me watch the idiots make the dumb moves... there is no way I can "bail out."

There is very little chance for me to prevent a right hook, or left hook,...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-17-16, 09:23 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,321
Posted By genec
I think it comes down to a certain chunk of the...

I think it comes down to a certain chunk of the population that only has "rudimentary" driving skills at best. I am currenly driving a truck and camping trailer around the northwest; driving...
Forum: Foo 07-16-16, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By genec
When they tell you to log your time for each...

When they tell you to log your time for each project down to the minute... you're done for...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-16-16, 06:53 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,735
Posted By genec
So did Driver.

So did Driver.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-15-16, 06:20 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,735
Posted By genec
The driver must keep hands on the wheel and stay...

The driver must keep hands on the wheel and stay alert... THAT was in the Tesla warning.

Driver failed at that.

The feature was never meant to allow for full self driving... it was a driver...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-14-16, 03:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,735
Posted By genec
The product was quite ready, to do what it was...

The product was quite ready, to do what it was designed to do... the driver failed to heed the warnings and did not use the product correctly.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-14-16, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By genec
There is something to what you say... Hans...

There is something to what you say...

Hans Monderman (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_Monderman) did a number of tests that lead to what he called shared space...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-13-16, 07:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,735
Posted By genec
Right up there with "I didn't see the...

Right up there with "I didn't see the cyclist..."
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-13-16, 03:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,735
Posted By genec
So, as has been said here before... if you want...

So, as has been said here before... if you want to kill someone, put them on a bicycle...
Forum: Foo 07-13-16, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 446
Posted By genec
Agree... why try to overly complicate a lesson...

Agree... why try to overly complicate a lesson to a 5 year old...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-12-16, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By genec
It's clever, and it's better than the usual...

It's clever, and it's better than the usual nothing.
Forum: Foo 07-12-16, 07:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 273
Posted By genec
Wow, that weather underground looks pretty local...

Wow, that weather underground looks pretty local area accurate.

My home system is online, but I am not giving out the login or password, but here are screen shots from the system for the last...
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