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Forum: Commuting 11-15-13, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Sharpshin
Forty riders in a pack, tying up a Hill Country...

Forty riders in a pack, tying up a Hill Country Road, all having THAT mindet?

Like I said, there it is, in a nutshell.

If people like that radio (??) host Gallagher find a responsive audience...
Forum: Commuting 11-14-13, 03:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,671
Posted By Sharpshin
Who is right, wrong, afford, not afford, good,...

Who is right, wrong, afford, not afford, good, evil, legal, illegal is pretty much irrelevant.

Any time you slow people up for whatever reason impatience will be a predictable response in many....
Forum: Commuting 11-14-13, 10:27 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,671
Posted By Sharpshin
If the motorist is not meeting his obligations to...

If the motorist is not meeting his obligations to operate his or her vehicle safely with respect to myself I suppose one might hope that a police officer sees it and writes that person a ticket. I...
Forum: Commuting 11-14-13, 09:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,671
Posted By Sharpshin
There it is..... the problem mindset in a...

There it is..... the problem mindset in a nutshell.
Forum: Commuting 11-14-13, 08:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,671
Posted By Sharpshin
Doesn't matter, not even a little bit. Compared...

Doesn't matter, not even a little bit. Compared to say, the real problem faced by many around the world, most ALL of our trips here are sorta irrelevant.

(Three years living in a remote African...
Forum: Commuting 11-13-13, 12:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,671
Posted By Sharpshin
Uh-oh, is this an example of that recent fad...

Uh-oh, is this an example of that recent fad wherein stating a dissenting opinion automatically becomes an act of "hate speech"?
Forum: Commuting 11-13-13, 12:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,671
Posted By Sharpshin
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Commuting 11-13-13, 12:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,671
Posted By Sharpshin
Is there an eye-roll icon here? ...

Is there an eye-roll icon here?

"Spandex-clad riders" was merely a descriptor, and an accurate one, in this case characteristic of a certain subset of riders (and note before you go off,...
Forum: Commuting 11-13-13, 06:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,671
Posted By Sharpshin
Not so strange maybe when one includes the whole...

Not so strange maybe when one includes the whole quote instead of cherry-picking.

If one willfully creates an avoidable situation where one is likely to get hit, along with the awful consequences...
Forum: Commuting 11-13-13, 06:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,671
Posted By Sharpshin
Hard to put absolutes on constantly variable...

Hard to put absolutes on constantly variable situations, but the ones I am referring to are egregious. Sort of an implied "dammit you WILL drive twenty or thirty miles below the limit because we can...
Forum: Commuting 11-12-13, 11:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,671
Posted By Sharpshin
Nothing of the sort, of course. I AM going to...

Nothing of the sort, of course. I AM going to suggest that you find such shallow and obvious sarcasm to be "clever".

I am going to further suggest that you yourself find nothing objectional in the...
Forum: Commuting 11-12-13, 09:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,671
Posted By Sharpshin
The Texas Hill Country has become a cycling...

The Texas Hill Country has become a cycling mecca, and ain't unusual to see packs of spandex clad riders willfully ignoring traffic piled up behind while taking up most of the lane.

Exasperated...
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