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    Yes, it looks like a purely aesthetic endeavor,...

    Yes, it looks like a purely aesthetic endeavor, but it is approached from a weight savings desire foremost.
    I'm not a structural engineer, and even if I was, I don't think I could eye-ball estimate...
  2. Right, you have to be able to communicate to the...

    Right, you have to be able to communicate to the good officer who you might be... (scribble it on the sidewalk with lipstick) but so far, we have not become a nation that requires one to carry...
  3. There is no requirement (in most US states) to...

    There is no requirement (in most US states) to carry or even own an ID card.
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    I would have been fully in the middle of that...

    I would have been fully in the middle of that narrow lane.
  5. Okay, just got back with my popcorn... what did I...

    Okay, just got back with my popcorn... what did I miss?
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    Just riding along, then a green flash, then I...

    Just riding along, then a green flash, then I woke up fine laying in the grass. Exactly how my alien abduction happened! Only difference is now I have a constant craving for popcorn!
  7. Thread: Crashed!!!!!!!!!

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    Is it possible to eat too much popcorn? I think...

    Is it possible to eat too much popcorn? I think yes.... Darn you BF!
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    He made $373,487.40 in 2012... I wouldn't call...

    He made $373,487.40 in 2012... I wouldn't call that underpaid either.
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    Yes, you are correct, that is the trump card that...

    Yes, you are correct, that is the trump card that cops will pull in a lot of circumstances. Sometimes justified, sometimes not.
    The OP story sounds to me like nothing illegal was occurring.... until...
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    I see you are in Singapore, and I suspect there...

    I see you are in Singapore, and I suspect there are legal & societal differences?
    However, if you are a US citizen (or experienced living in the US), you will agree that my attitude should have...
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    Is it really that difficult for an LEO to...

    Is it really that difficult for an LEO to accommodate a citizen without ID?
    Is it the unspoken new rule in society that if you choose to go about your life (legally) without an ID in carry, then...
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    In most states there's no obligation to ever own...

    In most states there's no obligation to ever own any ID.... unless you want to do some optional things like travel abroad, drive a car, and (in some states) vote.
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    What are you talking about??? In most of the 50...

    What are you talking about??? In most of the 50 states, there is NO requirement to even own any ID "papers" and in fact, most people can VOTE without ID. I can live my life without an ID card, and...
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    A smaller sized road frame (with fork removed)...

    A smaller sized road frame (with fork removed) can be put into a custom-made box small enough to be within the Post Office max size limit. Even with over packing, the weight won't go much over 10...
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    Sounds like the sort of roadway segment where I...

    Sounds like the sort of roadway segment where I would take the lane, and insist that cars behind me wait out the turn before passing... EVEN IF there were not another rider in front/nearby for me to...
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    Sorry about missing your point; I did read it...

    Sorry about missing your point; I did read it carefully ... more than once... and it still ended with "should get off the road"
    And my thought was "wait a minute self", I ride that sort of narrow...
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    Why is the cyclist compelled to "get off the...

    Why is the cyclist compelled to "get off the road" and not the motor vehicle? Are cyclists subordinate to a motor vehicle?
    Even on the tiniest roadways, I've never felt obliged to surrender the...
  18. Thread: Taking the lane?

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    Here in Sacto and other Nor-Cal metropolis areas...

    Here in Sacto and other Nor-Cal metropolis areas I've ridden in, taking the lane does NOT seem ludicrous. I get almost 99% motor vehicle cooperation and safe passes. And I ride a LOT!

    Are you...
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    CO, You know those steel Stronglight dusts...

    CO,

    You know those steel Stronglight dusts caps go for $200-$300 a pair on eBay... even your currently mangled solo piece should fetch $75, enough to buy a proper tool!

    I keed... that is a...
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    So that's 2 fewer C&V buyers to get to the good...

    So that's 2 fewer C&V buyers to get to the good deals before me! Win, win!
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    They even re-engineered the "Madone" name.... and...

    They even re-engineered the "Madone" name.... and came up with "Domane". Allows them to re-use old decal letters? Way easier to pronounce than "Pic du Midi d'Ossau" while still having a vaguely...
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    Don't go to this link if you are squeamish about...

    Don't go to this link if you are squeamish about stubborn owners of classic vintage steel.... http://www.carsinbarns.com/

    I've warned you.
  23. This thread is my Christmas present!

    This thread is my Christmas present!
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    What about all them smart book-readin' people? ...

    What about all them smart book-readin' people? Shouldn't they have to pay more to use the library? Those big, thick books with not many pictures cost a lot of money! I never read them, so I...
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    The police are mostly reactive. ;)

    The police are mostly reactive. ;)
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