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  1. Thread: Lbs

    by MMACH 5
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    LOL - Yes. Poor wording on my part (as in...

    LOL - Yes. Poor wording on my part (as in reversed meaning).

    My employer charges our clients almost $100/hr more than what I get paid.
  2. Thread: Lbs

    by MMACH 5
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    Just reiterating the point that what is charged...

    Just reiterating the point that what is charged by an LBS does not equate to what they pay their mechanics. Just like what a hospital charges per hour does not equate to what they pay their RNs.
  3. Thread: Lbs

    by MMACH 5
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    My employer charges $125/hr for my graphic art...

    My employer charges $125/hr for my graphic art services.
    That's almost $100/hr less than what I get paid.
  4. Poll: Most of my commute is on roads that probably...

    Most of my commute is on roads that probably qualify as arterials. Nearly all are 4 to 6 lanes.
  5. Poll: Most of the roads I ride have speed limits of 30...

    Most of the roads I ride have speed limits of 30 or 35mph. Of course, that means the traffic is moving at 40 to 45mph. There are a couple stretches of 40 and 45mph roads, but it's kind of rare that...
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    Follow-up posted here:...

    Follow-up posted here:
    http://www.bikeforums.net/advocacy-safety/980796-farmers-branch-texas-leo-2.html#post17363644
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    I use lights day and night.

    I use lights day and night.
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    We were a one-car family for the biggest part of...

    We were a one-car family for the biggest part of our 26-year marriage. Being in a city with a functional transit system made it doable for us. For the first 15 years or so, I was a skateboard/bus...
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    I see no issue with a ski helmet in cold weather....

    I see no issue with a ski helmet in cold weather.

    Keep in mind, performance fleece can be surprisingly thin and warm. I've ridden with a thin fleece cap under my helmet and a shower cap over my...
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    Sticky: If only it were that simple. Ask either side...

    If only it were that simple.

    Ask either side and they can give you a run down of the others' take on it:
    The Bare-Head Brigade is bent on banning the world of a valuable piece of safety...
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    Sticky: We're not here to discuss actual helmets. There's...

    We're not here to discuss actual helmets. There's a lot of gesturing, intoning and implying, but very little about helmets.

    Move along. Nothing to see here.

    Seriously though, I've not tried...
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    But to address your concern, it does not sound...

    But to address your concern, it does not sound like this jacket has pockets.
  13. I'm going to disagree with it being a good idea. ...

    I'm going to disagree with it being a good idea.
    The only reason to have these lines on the pavement, behind you is to alert cars of your space in the lane and only at night.
    There's not a light...
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    Sticky: LOL - they are using the word "smart" rather...

    LOL - they are using the word "smart" rather loosely.
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    LOL - I had to look that one up. My daughter...

    LOL - I had to look that one up. My daughter would have certainly known the term.

    When I was a kid and would traipse around town on my skateboard or bicycle with my pet snake tangled in my hair,...
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    This was July 2011, just outside of Wichita...

    This was July 2011, just outside of Wichita Falls.

    The most docile snake I've ever caught in the wild. Not even once, did she try to nip me.

    I labeled the images "bullsnake" but I think she...
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    I don't disagree with your analysis of Ti...

    I don't disagree with your analysis of Ti properties, but the unwashed masses think Ti IS the lightest metal out there.
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    Today, loading has seemed even more labored than...

    Today, loading has seemed even more labored than usual.

    In case this means anything that TPTB can do anything about, while my browser sits and spins and spins and spins, the status bar reads,...
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    In college, I was a delivery driver. I got paid...

    In college, I was a delivery driver. I got paid by the delivery, not hourly, so if I hauled-A around town, I'd get paid more. As a result, my knowledge of Dallas streets increased greatly and I...
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    Perhaps go before the judge and ask to take...

    Perhaps go before the judge and ask to take defensive driving. Since you were on a bike, tell him you'll take a League of American Bicyclists approved bicycle safety course and bring him a...
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    Bummer that it's on you, but I wish the police...

    Bummer that it's on you, but I wish the police would issue more citations to cyclists running stop signs and red lights.
  22. Thread: Headwear

    by MMACH 5
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    The most surprising winter accessory for me is...

    The most surprising winter accessory for me is chapstick. The first time I used it while riding, I was stunned at what a difference in comfort it made. Ever since, I keep it in my top tube bag from...
  23. DORBA BikeDFW Bicycle Friendly Oak Cliff

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    Bicycle Friendly Oak Cliff
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    There are classes at REI, but I don't know if...

    There are classes at REI, but I don't know if they offer them year 'round
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    Sticky: Not putting words in your mouth. You stated: ...

    Not putting words in your mouth. You stated:

    Is it your contention that you were not implying a lack of thinking?

    Is it also your contention that your mystification was not brought on by one's...
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