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Old 12-31-21, 11:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Rider_1 View Post
5500 miles? No way! Didn't happen! There, see how easy it is to spew crap? Anyway, I knew you had to have the last word. Insecure people like you are so predictable.

Looking up posting frequency? For real? It’s right there on the left, under his name and AV! Are you really that oblivious? No, what’s really dangerous is him thinking he knows whose sock puppet I am. Now he’ll direct his anger at an innocent member. That’s a real danger. After all, he has exhibited a lack of anger management.

Don't need to worry because of the area, then mugged in a nice area! Now that's a self own! Also, way to vindicate me LOL!

Since you brought it up, I saw this later on:

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/3-...&ICID=ref_fark

The relevant part:

“GPD says the gunman was wearing a baseball hat, a blue surgical mask, and dark-colored athletic shorts. He was not wearing a shirt.

Remember, LDLions started this. My original post didn’t refer to him or anyone else. He took it upon himself to insult me and try to dominate me. He’s a bully, and I love putting guys like that in their place, which isn’t too difficult here, the arguments are so weak. Again, I didn't start this. You guys should really reflect on why you feel personally offended and need to jump on people when it doesn't involve you in any way. After all, isn't that what people are saying in the thread about giving unsolicited advice? To keep your comments to yourself? Hypocrites. Then again LDL seems like the type to arrogantly offer his "expertise" to strangers. Emphasis on arrogant.

Bet you can't keep you mouth shut this time, either.

Really lame, troll better. Guess you couldn't wait the week, huh? Watch out for killer pine cones.
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Old 12-31-21, 11:53 AM
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Originally Posted by livedarklions View Post
Really lame, troll better. Guess you couldn't wait the week, huh? Watch out for killer pine cones.
Ahahahahaha! I knew you had to respond! You have no arguments! Owned! Give it up gramps!

BTW, that wasn't trolling, that was a slam dunk! Now go away and feel shame.

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Old 12-31-21, 11:56 AM
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Originally Posted by Rider_1 View Post
I knew you had to have the last word. Insecure people like you are so predictable.
Looks like livedarklions isn't the poster who's intent on having the last word.
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Old 12-31-21, 12:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Koyote View Post
Looks like livedarklions isn't the poster who's intent on having the last word.
So? He started it, I'm ending it. He's been wrong about everything. I should have the last word. Can't let BS like his stand. In this I do want the last word. Feel better now?
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Old 12-31-21, 12:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Koyote View Post
Looks like livedarklions isn't the poster who's intent on having the last word.

He's now on my ignore list. I feel bad though because now I'll miss it when he brags about his great skill of avoiding being hit by meteorites.
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Old 12-31-21, 12:05 PM
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Originally Posted by livedarklions View Post
He's now on my ignore list. I feel bad though because now I'll miss it when he brags about his great skill of avoiding being hit by meteorites.
Good call. For a person who is so proud of his situational awareness, he’s got shockingly little self-awareness.
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Old 12-31-21, 12:07 PM
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"It's a brifter. I'm calling it a brifter. Brifter, brifter, brifter.
I don't care if you think it sounds stupid. Brifter."

This tells you everything you need to know about his childish attitude.
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Old 12-31-21, 12:15 PM
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Originally Posted by rsbob View Post
“roid rage”. Love it! There was a local cycling group with matching jerseys that read “Hemoriders”.

In several decades of cycling I have had just about everything you can imagine happen to me, (including be shot at) and I just keep as far right as possible and don’t give anyone grief. There are just those kind of people out there. Can’t imagine getting in a gun fight with just my bike and them in a pickup with a weapon. So many ways to die.

Basically, I think the only strategy that's likely to work for me if I'm ambushed by an armed nut is evasion, taking advantage of the bike's ability to be turned on a dime and race off as fast as possible. Pipe guy found out it's a lot harder to knock a fast-moving rider off a bike than it looks, even with a club-type weapon.
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Old 12-31-21, 12:23 PM
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Originally Posted by cubewheels View Post
Steel is also nice. You can ride dented steel or aluminum rims for many years without worries.

Would not recommend carbon if there are many pipe armed Shirtless guy NPC's in your area.

I think if I lived somewhere where I thought survival of a pipe-wielding attacker was a major criterion for the selection of my bikes or components, I'm probably reevaluating whether I'm going to keep riding.

I don't even look at carbon rims because I'm a cheap bastard.
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Old 12-31-21, 02:17 PM
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Just thought I’d add these, from this very forum:

A Freaking Pine Cone!!

Pine Cone???

You think you’re so smart and putting me in my place. You owe many people an apology. Losers!
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Old 12-31-21, 02:38 PM
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Originally Posted by cubewheels View Post
Ha! Alternatives are not really better, including driving so I'd rather keep on riding.

Yes, you definitely have to deal with stuff I don't have to, I've always admired your dedication to riding more than you absolutely have to under some very tough conditions.

Still, I don't really think "it might get hit with a pipe" is the main reason you prefer metal rims. I'm with you on that, you just get better value, and they're usually repairable.
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Old 12-31-21, 09:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Rider_1 View Post
5500 miles? No way! Didn't happen! There, see how easy it is to spew crap? Anyway, I knew you had to have the last word. Insecure people like you are so predictable.

Looking up posting frequency? For real? It’s right there on the left, under his name and AV! Are you really that oblivious? No, what’s really dangerous is him thinking he knows whose sock puppet I am. Now he’ll direct his anger at an innocent member. That’s a real danger. After all, he has exhibited a lack of anger management.

Edit: Or maybe it was the simple math of averaging that confused you. Posts over number of days? Better call Einstein!


Don't need to worry because of the area, then mugged in a nice area! Now that's a self own! Also, way to vindicate me LOL!

Since you brought it up, I saw this later on:

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/3-...&ICID=ref_fark

The relevant part:

“GPD says the gunman was wearing a baseball hat, a blue surgical mask, and dark-colored athletic shorts. He was not wearing a shirt.

Remember, LDLions started this. My original post didn’t refer to him or anyone else. He took it upon himself to insult me and try to dominate me. He’s a bully, and I love putting guys like that in their place, which isn’t too difficult here, the arguments are so weak. Again, I didn't start this. You guys should really reflect on why you feel personally offended and need to jump on people when it doesn't involve you in any way. After all, isn't that what people are saying in the thread about giving unsolicited advice? To keep your comments to yourself? Hypocrites. Then again LDL seems like the type to arrogantly offer his "expertise" to strangers. Emphasis on arrogant.

Bet you can't keep you mouth shut this time, either.
So much goodness I don’t know where to begin.
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Murthy’s Law - What will not happen,Will happen…….. Things happen so be prepared for the unexpected.
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Originally Posted by Rider_1 View Post
Ahahahahaha! I knew you had to respond! You have no arguments! Owned! Give it up gramps!

BTW, that wasn't trolling, that was a slam dunk! Now go away and feel shame.
Originally Posted by Rider_1 View Post
Just thought I’d add these, from this very forum:

A Freaking Pine Cone!!

Pine Cone???

You think you’re so smart and putting me in my place. You owe many people an apology. Losers!
You really have to admire the dedication to dig up some 5-year-old threads to try to win a thread. We are so pwned.


(Sometimes, I run over pine cones on purpose; I, too, like to live dangerously)
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
So much goodness I don’t know where to begin.

​​​​​​By leafing through the DSM?
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I hadn't been following this so now I find the trolls have jumped in with both feet! Katy Trail seems to be a troll magnet, though it's been awhile.
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Originally Posted by Ironfish653 View Post
You really have to admire the dedication to dig up some 5-year-old threads to try to win a thread. We are so pwned.


(Sometimes, I run over pine cones on purpose; I, too, like to live dangerously)

​​​​​​Yes, I sure feel put in my place by the knowledge that someone somewhere sometime tripped on a pine cone. Now I realize my true genius of foresight in avoiding them through 50+ years of riding. I have also never tripped on an acorn, a chestnut, fallen branches, dead squirrels, or anything else that's fallen from a tree.

My foresight must be like a super power against arboreal aggression.


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Originally Posted by 7up View Post
Murthy’s Law - What will not happen,Will happen…….. Things happen so be prepared for the unexpected.

Exactly. If you watch the video, you can definitely see that the rider couldn't tell the guy was wielding a weapon until it was way too late to turn around. The rider did an excellent job of staying on the bike and executing his evasion even after getting hit.

I actually got rear-ended in motion by an SUV this year where my rear wheel was rubbed by the front bumper. Bike and rider (me) came through unscathed because I kept riding the bike rather than panic braking, slowing down, or trying to veer off. I'm not a pilot, but my understanding is that the first rule of crash avoidance is that when you encounter a problem, you make sure you keep flying the plane to keep things stable enough to be able to address the problem.
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