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01-03-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,568
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Not exactly; passports are proof of identity and...

Not exactly; passports are proof of identity and citizenship, but not of residence and by themselves do not provide any documentation of an individual's current (or past) address/residence.
For...
01-02-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,568
Posted By Cyclist0108

Steve B beat me to it, but a valid passport must...

Steve B beat me to it, but a valid passport must be accepted as legal identification for all purposes. If you don't want a drivers license or a state ID, this is probably much more worthy of your...
01-02-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,568
Posted By notthe1freeman

I have a state I.d. I don't drive anymore so I...

I have a state I.d. I don't drive anymore so I didn't see the point when the very same issue arose for me. @ 41 I don't get carded for the unhealthy purchases that "require" such documents anymore,...
10-22-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,764
Posted By JW in AK

Just got our first measurable snow a few days ago...

Just got our first measurable snow a few days ago here in Fairbanks but I've seen snow fall in all twelve months of the year up here. Of course, the snow in July was up on the Slope, but still. ...
10-05-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By BillyD

Well it looks like this thread has run its...

Well it looks like this thread has run its course, it's off topic and heading for an ugly place.

It's been interesting, now back to the bicycle world.
10-05-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By TommyTwoTone

This is the new appeasement policy now sweeping...

This is the new appeasement policy now sweeping the country.....appease a certain class and maybe they will shut up and go away.
10-05-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By Koyote

On this, google is your friend. Here ...

On this, google is your friend. Here (https://www.thebalance.com/why-do-minorities-pay-more-for-car-insurance-4163553)is a summary of several reports on racial differentials in the pricing of auto...
10-04-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By Gconan

Germany came to that conclusion by being occupied...

Germany came to that conclusion by being occupied by the United States, Great Britain, France and The old Soviet Union. We had something to do with that. We had to force them to confront what they...
10-04-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By downhillmaster

Much of the rest of the world has done a better...

Much of the rest of the world has done a better job?

If the rest of the world has done such a great job why aren’t blacks emigrating from the US?
They aren’t. They are coming to the US in record...
10-04-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By indyfabz

Love my racks from Riv. My purchase decision had...

Love my racks from Riv. My purchase decision had nothing to do with increasing sense of self worth and everything to do with them being the right tool for the jobs I do.
10-03-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By 50PlusCycling

Slavery has a long history, dating back thousands...

Slavery has a long history, dating back thousands of years. If we are paying reparations for slavery in previous generations, the line will be very long, and African-Americans would be at the very...
10-03-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By Hiro11

True, although I'm not aware of American death...

True, although I'm not aware of American death camps and einsatzgruppen murdering people by the millions in living memory. Slavery was an abomination, but surely comparing Confederates to the Nazis...
10-03-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By downhillmaster

Good job on your analogy btw. A lunatic trying...

Good job on your analogy btw.
A lunatic trying to exterminate an entire race is somehow comparable to a relatively brief period of slavery in the US.
Do you even have a clue how long slavery was a...
10-03-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By Hiro11

Vintage-styled whimsically-named high end bicycle...

Vintage-styled whimsically-named high end bicycle frames from a crusty Northern California brand named after the mythical land where dwelt Elrond since the second age of Middle Earth is just about...
10-03-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Who knew that there was so much virtue on the...

Who knew that there was so much virtue on the Bike Forums?:rolleyes:
10-03-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By Koyote

When your kids had slumber parties, you made them...

When your kids had slumber parties, you made them all go to bed at 10pm, didn't you? :)
10-02-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By grizzly59

From Rivendell: "BRP applies to all income...

From Rivendell:
"BRP applies to all income levels. Oprah, LeBron, Robert F. Smith..."
"We've dabbled in Reparations since July, 2018, when we offered a 45 percent discount to Black customers who...
10-02-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By ShannonM

Of course it's hyperbole. But I really do think...

Of course it's hyperbole.
But I really do think that the Critical Theorists are utterly wrong, using fallacious reasoning to derive incoherent conclusions from faulty premises. When you explicitly...
10-02-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By ShannonM

I'm a big fan of Rivendell and what they do....

I'm a big fan of Rivendell and what they do. Subscribed to the Reader back when, bought stuff, etc. Back in the late 90s /early 200s, they really were a voice in the wilderness... nobody was doing...
10-02-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By downhillmaster

Doesn’t Rivendell occasionally cry poverty and...

Doesn’t Rivendell occasionally cry poverty and beg the cycling world for donations/business?
Seems pretty odd that after doing that they can now magically afford to drastically discount their goods....
10-02-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By Reflector Guy

I don't think reparations are necessary at all. ...

I don't think reparations are necessary at all. It is preposterous to think that monetary payments are going to do anything to "right the ship" at the root causes of unequal treatment. A hateful...
10-02-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By TiHabanero

Remarkably those that support this redistribution...

Remarkably those that support this redistribution of wealth have no fund of their own set up to redistribute THEIR wealth to people with a skin color different than their own. We are all human, there...
10-02-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Perhaps Mercedes Benz and BMW will institute...

Perhaps Mercedes Benz and BMW will institute reparations pricing on their high priced products to the descendants of victims of their country's race based discrimination. They might even use calipers...
10-02-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By Reflector Guy

Does Rivendell have a history that goes back far...

Does Rivendell have a history that goes back far enough that they have to make reparations for their past?
10-02-20, 01:27 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By tomato coupe

Race-based pricing; what could possibly go wrong?

Race-based pricing; what could possibly go wrong?
10-01-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,602
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Good for him for doing this. But frankly anyone...

Good for him for doing this. But frankly anyone rich enough to afford his custom bikes, is not going to need that reparation.
It would be more beneficial if they fixed up old bikes and donated them...
09-24-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,500
Posted By jack pot

TAKE A LOOK attached to glasses :thumb: don't...

TAKE A LOOK attached to glasses :thumb: don't leave home without it :)
09-22-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,044
Posted By Mojo31

Most garage thefts are a result of leaving the...

Most garage thefts are a result of leaving the door open. Don't leave the door open. "Open" includes one that is easy to open from the outside, whether the garage door or a separate side door.
...
03-16-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,080
Posted By Artmo

Asthma and mild COPD, 79+. Will ride, but no cafe...

Asthma and mild COPD, 79+. Will ride, but no cafe coffee stop with the gang.
03-15-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,080
Posted By Biker395

I had the same reaction. I didn't hear the...

I had the same reaction. I didn't hear the speech, but someone that did said that although he used the word "isolate," what he really was referring to was more in the order of a quarantine. That...
03-15-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,080
Posted By CliffordK

My guess is it is just fine to tend one's cacti...

My guess is it is just fine to tend one's cacti and century plants outside in California. However, until they get a handle on the Coronavirus epidemic, it may be prudent to limit one's random...
03-12-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,802
Posted By indyfabz

Telling you would take some of the mystery out of...

Telling you would take some of the mystery out of your life. I cannot, in good conscience, be responsible for that.
03-12-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,802
Posted By TKJava

This looks interesting depending on who you are...

This looks interesting depending on who you are and where you ride. Over the last few years I have noticed more women riding on the roads I ride. Along with that an increase in women who are out...
03-12-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,465
Posted By cnnx

I'm dong pretty good with that already, but Im...

I'm dong pretty good with that already, but Im always inside since i work from home 40 hours a week and dont drive, so Im thinking biking will be good for me as soon as the weather permits
03-12-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,465
Posted By TK LP

The war on weight is won in the kitchen, not on...

The war on weight is won in the kitchen, not on the bike. Riding will increase you fitness, and contribute to calorie burn, but you need to adjust your diet for weight loss.
03-11-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,279
Posted By Gresp15C

What's actually worn out? It would surprise me if...

What's actually worn out? It would surprise me if the bike can't be restored to full glory by replacing the chain and cluster. I think that unless you're passionate about single speed riding as an...
03-10-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,684
Posted By Mad Honk

Absolutely correct on the cog orientation when...

Absolutely correct on the cog orientation when re-assembling. When the new winner sprocket boards came out it was common for new technicians to reverse the cogs when building the freewheels and have...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By Ogsarg

If you don't know what you want to gain from the...

If you don't know what you want to gain from the upgrade then you shouldn't do the upgrade.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By HTupolev

What do you dislike about your current gearing...

What do you dislike about your current gearing arrangement? What problems are you trying to solve with the change?

Are you happy with your current lowest gear? Are you happy with your current...
03-09-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,793
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Probably, even though driving and texting is...

Probably, even though driving and texting is illegal in MD. I don't like making uninformed guesses though ... the driver may have had a severe medical event. I hope that they do a thorough...
03-08-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,255
Posted By ascherer

Mostly done - 1971 International Townie

The transformation of my International to an internally-geared lightweight commuter/townie is finally mostly done. A few tweaks to saddle height and lighting options will happen but I think it's...
03-08-20, 03:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,156
Posted By CycleryNorth81

Rule #10...

Rule #10 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=10) - "It never gets easier, you just go faster."
They claim this quote is from Greg Leman. Who is GREG LEMAN?...
03-07-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,236
Posted By August West

+1 for the Take-A-Look. I'd be lost without it...

+1 for the Take-A-Look. I'd be lost without it and even purchased a second one a couple of weeks ago to have as a spare in case something happens to my current one.
03-07-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,236
Posted By GeneO

another vote for take-a-look.

another vote for take-a-look.
03-07-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,236
Posted By Ogsarg

I use a take-a-look mirror on my road bike. It...

I use a take-a-look mirror on my road bike. It attaches to your glasses and is very effective. I don't ride without it...or at least not on the road.

https://takealookactive.com/
03-06-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,596
Posted By Korina

Go for it! Who cares about the monetary value of...

Go for it! Who cares about the monetary value of the bike? Unless you intend to flip it, you'll likely put more money into it than it will be objectively worth, but it'll look and ride better than...
03-06-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,596
Posted By cb400bill

I say prep it yourself and have it powder coated....

I say prep it yourself and have it powder coated. And, keep it orange!
03-06-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,611
Posted By pdlamb

One might also reasonably conclude that older...

One might also reasonably conclude that older bike racks should be inspected periodically, and worn or aged parts (like nylon straps) replaced as needed.
03-04-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 450,624
Posted By tkamd73

Built this up from a NOS frame, guy in our...

Built this up from a NOS frame, guy in our neighborhood had it in his basement, for a lot of years. 1978 according to the serial number, originally gold, with lots of paint damage from moving and...
01-13-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 450,624
Posted By BFisher

Well, today was the day. I hit a familiar loop...

Well, today was the day. I hit a familiar loop this morning after one last check that everything was tightened and ready to go. I live on a hill, and the descent to the main street was smooth. The...
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