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    Is that a bike that's only made for little roads,...

    Is that a bike that's only made for little roads, or one of these things?
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    By all accounts, Jim Jones was one of the nicest...

    By all accounts, Jim Jones was one of the nicest guys you could hope to meet.

    Hitler was reputedly quite a sweetheart to women and dogs.

    Getting a bit tired of the "good kid who made one little...
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    Messiah complex, obviously. He was trying to...

    Messiah complex, obviously. He was trying to ride on the water, but lacked sufficient faith.
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    Much better to trap wheelchair users trying to...

    Much better to trap wheelchair users trying to cross the road, of course.
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    So, the guy couldn't see 800 pounds of water...

    So, the guy couldn't see 800 pounds of water buffalo laying in front of him and yet it's a driver's fault if they fail to spot a ninja salmon doing the parking lane slalom in front of them.

    Heck,...
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    In fairness, though, most of the stuff I hit is...

    In fairness, though, most of the stuff I hit is behind me...or if not, it is shortly after I hit it.
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    A section of fiberglass tent pole is much lighter...

    A section of fiberglass tent pole is much lighter and easier to get through the spokes.
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    Excellent daytime visibility, and a piece of...

    Excellent daytime visibility, and a piece of Scotchlite iron-on tape on those will be brighter than anything you can run off a glove-mounted battery when headlights hit it.
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    Old pic; they've done away with day/night split...

    Old pic; they've done away with day/night split limits. Also, generally a 70-75mph two-lane road will have enough shoulder to pull entirely out of the driving lane while still on improved surface. ...
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    It's easier that way. Ever tried to hit stuff...

    It's easier that way. Ever tried to hit stuff that's beside you?
  11. If you're going to play chicken, you've got to...

    If you're going to play chicken, you've got to play to win.
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    Nah; that would be peeing at the front of the...

    Nah; that would be peeing at the front of the line.
  13. Not really; the immobilizer circuit is already...

    Not really; the immobilizer circuit is already there for the back door. Just need to figure out a way to have the bike rack activate it too.
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    Keeping the front wheel from getting mashed is...

    Keeping the front wheel from getting mashed is really the only tricky part. The rest of it is in teaching yourself to lean back and brace so you don't go over the bars, but keep all your momentum...
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    Should work with any bars as long as you have...

    Should work with any bars as long as you have enough spare tube.

    http://www.bikehacks.com/.a/6a0120a7ed5f9d970b0134852f0e0c970c-800wi
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    Yup; and when a cyclist can't avoid getting under...

    Yup; and when a cyclist can't avoid getting under the wheels of a truck, it's their own fault for riding too fast then too.
  17. Thread: Roll Models

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    Around here it's usually "and now you see why...

    Around here it's usually "and now you see why everybody uses at least 32s around here" as they're changing a pinch flat and hoping the rim isn't too bad.
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    Or you quit being a weight weenie, get yourself...

    Or you quit being a weight weenie, get yourself the toughest steel framed bike you can find, load it down with racks of heavy crap, and learn to brace so you can ride through the doors. They're...
  19. Thread: Cell jammer

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    Do you really think your kid will drive better...

    Do you really think your kid will drive better while leaning over into the passenger seat to get out of jamming range?
  20. Nah; true rednecks are the ones that drift all...

    Nah; true rednecks are the ones that drift all the way to the far shoulder to pass a bike on a country road, because they're used to tractors or cows being there. OTOH, rural areas around colleges...
  21. You just need to get rid of the bars. Bagpipes...

    You just need to get rid of the bars. Bagpipes are much more effective than a bell.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnVjkE87FDY
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    This; if you look at aircraft MFDs and other...

    This; if you look at aircraft MFDs and other similar devices designed to be used while controlling a vehicle, pretty much all of them have rows of reasonably large physical buttons that can be...
  23. This observational bias, IMO, is the underlying...

    This observational bias, IMO, is the underlying problem with almost any statistics. For example, I have a friend who considers herself an excellent driver because she's completely unaware of the...
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    The city can't afford to have all their cell...

    The city can't afford to have all their cell phones destroyed. I'm not sure I've seen a city vehicle being driven by someone who wasn't on the phone in the last few years.
  25. Right, but I've had a couple of policies over the...

    Right, but I've had a couple of policies over the years with multipliers for certain situations. The best one I can recall had a double payout if I was on the job at the time, and another if I was...
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