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11-26-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,097
Posted By willibrord

We need tariffs and quotas on cheap Asian derived...

We need tariffs and quotas on cheap Asian derived bicycles .They are talking about incentives for evs manufactured in the US, but not evs manufactured anywhere else. If this applies to ebikes and is...
11-26-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,097
Posted By willibrord

We need to bring bike manufacturing back to...

We need to bring bike manufacturing back to America.
Maybe the new incentives for evs will help to do that.
11-10-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By willibrord

Totally correct.

Totally correct.
11-10-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By willibrord

That is the legal definition. By any common ...

That is the legal definition. By any common sense definition they are motorized.
11-10-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By willibrord

Okay we agree.

Okay we agree.
11-10-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By willibrord

Okay, sorry. Its just that ebikes are motorized...

Okay, sorry.
Its just that ebikes are motorized vehicles and should be restricted to places where other off road motorized vehicles are allowed.
11-10-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By willibrord

ebikes are inappropriate in wilderness settings....

ebikes are inappropriate in wilderness settings. They allow too many people easy access, and increased speed will cause more wildlife incidents, more erosion and environmental degradation and...
11-08-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By willibrord

As others have pointed out, there are laws and...

As others have pointed out, there are laws and there is enforcement. Or maybe not.
With car traffic on roads visible enforcement, cop cars with flashing lights, are more effective on reducing speeds...
11-08-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By willibrord

I have seen it done on MUPs with non electric...

I have seen it done on MUPs with non electric bike speeders. One cop has a radar gun and a radio a few hundred feet on is the ticketing unit. The first cop calls it out to the ticketing cop and they...
11-05-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By willibrord

Civil disputes between parties should be trial by...

Civil disputes between parties should be trial by ordeal.
11-05-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By willibrord

MUPs and forest paths should be restricted to...

MUPs and forest paths should be restricted to pedal bikes with a 15mph speed limit.
On street bike lanes are good for pedal ebikers with a max speed of 20mph. Must be helmeted and insured....
11-04-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By willibrord

People speed all the time, does that mean there...

People speed all the time, does that mean there should be no speed limits?

20 mph is way too fast for MUPs and winding single rack trails. It is slow on the street.

Put ebikes on the streets,...
11-03-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By willibrord

If they are going to go that fast they shouldn't...

If they are going to go that fast they shouldn't be on MUPs, parks etc.
They should be allowed only on roads and be licensed and ensured.

a big hazard.
Forum: Touring
11-02-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By willibrord

Such great videos. I wish they were longer

Such great videos. I wish they were longer
02-28-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,275
Posted By willibrord

We need something like that to counter the...

We need something like that to counter the proliferation of ebikes.
11-07-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,040
Posted By willibrord

If you followed all the Prop 65 warnings, how...

If you followed all the Prop 65 warnings, how much would your odds of contracting cancer decrease?
It seems like the initiative has been a failure we are surrounded by millions of chemicals, more...
10-22-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,783
Posted By willibrord

Good to hear you are coping with it. Sounds like...

Good to hear you are coping with it. Sounds like treatment itself is risky and involves difficult decisions.
What do you think caused your conditions? Do you think it involved environmental factors...
10-21-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,783
Posted By willibrord

If its natural and has a common name and has been...

If its natural and has a common name and has been used for ages, like cotton or wool, its harmless. If it has chemical sounding name and is a recent invention by people in laboratories, like...
10-19-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,503
Posted By willibrord

Can you back that up?

Can you back that up?
10-19-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,783
Posted By willibrord

We are surrounded by plastic and its break down...

We are surrounded by plastic and its break down products. Micro particles, off gassing, BPA etc. The health of the general public has been declining for quite some time.
It is certainly worth...
10-19-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,503
Posted By willibrord

keto or carnivore is best way to get enough...

keto or carnivore is best way to get enough protein
09-24-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,104
Posted By willibrord

Its all about pemmican. It was a...

Its all about pemmican.





It was a hard and arduous life fuelled mainly by fats and protein, not sugar.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voyageurs
09-24-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,104
Posted By willibrord

You need to adapt your metabolism to burning fat....

You need to adapt your metabolism to burning fat. It takes some time. I have gradually switched away from high carb sugary cycling food to more keto friendly options.
It definitely works.
09-24-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,104
Posted By willibrord

People are different. Maybe it wouldn t work for...

People are different. Maybe it wouldn t work for you but perhaps you are not allergic to sugar. I haven't tried pemmican yet, but if it worked for the voyageurs who were undoubtedly working much...
09-24-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,104
Posted By willibrord

For some people, white refined sugar is as...

For some people, white refined sugar is as addictive and toxic as heroin. Naturally derived sugars do not have the same effect, but all sugars are bad.
09-23-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,104
Posted By willibrord

Pemmican would be an excellent choice for a high...

Pemmican would be an excellent choice for a high calorie cyclists snack. Traditionally made from moose or bison meat it consists of dried and pulverized meat mixed with tallow and dried berries.
The...
09-22-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,104
Posted By willibrord

Absolutely true. The best most efficient fuel in...

Absolutely true. The best most efficient fuel in terms of calories per gram is fat.
09-21-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,104
Posted By willibrord

Sugar can be as addictive as narcotic drugs for...

Sugar can be as addictive as narcotic drugs for some people. It can be very difficult to cut the sugar habit as your body craves it. Some are allergic to it.
The best way to cut out sugar is to...
09-09-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,544
Posted By willibrord

They are spelled pedals not peddles. I'd...

They are spelled pedals not peddles.

I'd just get some flats that you can ride with any shoes. If you can get them in these weird times.
09-07-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,984
Posted By willibrord

I even wear it while sleeping, just to be safe.;)

I even wear it while sleeping, just to be safe.;)
09-07-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,064
Posted By willibrord

lol: Anti vaxxer quack, a reliable source for the...

lol: Anti vaxxer quack, a reliable source for the dangers of masks.
09-07-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,064
Posted By willibrord

No dude, several of them were peer reviewed...

No dude, several of them were peer reviewed studies. There is evidence, it may not be conclusive, we can argue about it but there is evidence.
Read the articles.

As for evidence...


...
09-07-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,064
Posted By willibrord

About cloth face coverings. U.S. Centers for...

About cloth face coverings. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/about-face-coverings.html. Accessed June 30, 2020.
Advice...
09-07-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,284
Posted By willibrord

Well made carbon will outlast steel as it doesn't...

Well made carbon will outlast steel as it doesn't rust. It isn't as susceptible to stress cracks as Aluminum.
It will likely outlast you.
09-07-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,657
Posted By willibrord

If you have to wait until next spring anyway, why...

If you have to wait until next spring anyway, why pre-order? There will be lots of lightly used bikes on the market in 2021.
09-07-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,984
Posted By willibrord

People scoff at this, but it is how the Chinese...

People scoff at this, but it is how the Chinese beat the virus. Stay indoors, wear a mask. Sometime in the next two years it will be safe to resume semi-normal activities. Not now.
06-02-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 42,426
Posted By willibrord

Keto diet to fight Covid19.[h1]A Low-Carb...

Keto diet to fight Covid19.[h1]A Low-Carb Strategy for Fighting the Pandemicís Toll (https://www.nutritioncoalition.us/news/low-carb-strategy-for-fighting-the-pandemics-toll)
...
05-28-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,732
Posted By willibrord

We need to go back to producing essential...

We need to go back to producing essential supplies at home, by law. Medical PPE, incl hand sanitizers, pharmaceuticals, food supplies, critical technology,etc. It does get complicated when you...
05-08-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By willibrord

Fascinating stuff. Too bad so much of that...

Fascinating stuff. Too bad so much of that knowledge has been lost. You have to wonder if some of that ancient wisdom could help us in our current crisis.
05-07-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 42,426
Posted By willibrord

New academic study confirms keto diet is...

New academic study confirms keto diet is healthier,

https://osf.io/preprints/nutrixiv/rdjfb/
04-14-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By willibrord

We have different opinions on this matter. I will...

We have different opinions on this matter. I will continue to post evidence that I find that supports mine, but I respect yours and the spirit in which it is given.
04-14-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 992
Posted By willibrord

I agree there are relevant things to talk about...

I agree there are relevant things to talk about but if nobody wants to discuss them, then we don't need the topic.

There is another thread for what this one turned into, and it is interesting and...
04-14-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 992
Posted By willibrord

I thought this thread was supposed to be about...

I thought this thread was supposed to be about Boris Johnson. Who did manage, thanks to constant around the clock care, to recover.

Mods, maybe this thread should be killed.
04-14-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By willibrord

You have to remember, this virus can stay active...

You have to remember, this virus can stay active in air for hours. On a pathway system breezes and the slipstream created by riding itself, can keep these particles floating in the air, ready for you...
04-13-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,332
Posted By willibrord

They had a total 100% lockdown and it worked. We...

They had a total 100% lockdown and it worked. We have half-assed social distancing and it sort of works, but not really.

Their economy will be back at full steam in a month or so, and we will be...
04-13-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,332
Posted By willibrord

They are not totally accurate, no. Neither are...

They are not totally accurate, no. Neither are the US numbers.

Suppose they were ten times higher, 30 000 deaths instead of 3000. They have still reduced new cases close to zero.
We need to...
04-12-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By willibrord

Lets just wait a year for all these events and...

Lets just wait a year for all these events and re-evaluate then.
04-12-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 37,682
Posted By willibrord

thx for the explanation.

thx for the explanation.
04-12-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 37,682
Posted By willibrord

Im not sure what you mean. Can you...

Im not sure what you mean.


Can you explain?
04-11-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,806
Posted By willibrord

I saw a video (can't remember where) of some...

I saw a video (can't remember where) of some cyclists in Beijing or one of those similarly polluted Asian cities, wearing some kind of respirator type mask. They originally were wearing them for...
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