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10-09-18, 12:15 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,115
Posted By 905

Congrats on your accomplishment. I was a...

Congrats on your accomplishment. I was a kindergarten dropout. Unfortunately they didn’t take me seriously and I was chucked into first grade anyway, despite a clear lack of academic credentials.
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10-08-18, 04:18 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,115
Posted By 905

Unless there’s been an epidemic of...

Unless there’s been an epidemic of headphone-wearing cyclists wreaking havoc and death that I’m blissfully unaware of, it seems like an uncharacteristically wise show of restraint on the part of...
10-04-18, 02:49 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,115
Posted By 905

Cheapo* JVCs which are surprisingly not too bad....

Cheapo* JVCs which are surprisingly not too bad. I prefer ear hooks, which narrows the field considerably, so it’s mostly down to comfort.



I bought an ipod shuffle (actually three...
03-17-18, 03:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,224
Posted By 905

Something like ...

Something like

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4KzFe50RQkQ

or

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClDmutiXnBo

when it's raining, as I find it more realistic than nature itself.
02-14-18, 04:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,496
Posted By 905

I wear earbuds pretty much all the time when...

I wear earbuds pretty much all the time when awheel, and have never had a problem, in city (http://notanothercyclingforum.net/bikereader/solo/proper.html) or countryside. Then again, I’ve only been...
Forum: Commuting
01-28-18, 09:27 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,911
Posted By 905

I realise you were trying to communicate, but...

I realise you were trying to communicate, but this was actually a blessing. It takes two to tango, etc. Arguments on the road can end in very bad ways. You’re not asking for my advice, but here it is...
01-28-18, 01:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,260
Posted By 905

OP, you’re torturing yourself over nothing....

OP, you’re torturing yourself over nothing. You're doing what's safest for yourself, clearly you’re being considerate to pedestrians, and you're fortunate to have police who just let you get on with...
10-08-17, 04:49 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,142
Posted By 905

If music is a distraction, we’d better tell...

If music is a distraction, we’d better tell surgeons to stop listening to it while operating. Unless that’s just something they do on TV. Seriously, I don’t get that argument. I can’t imagine anybody...
07-19-17, 04:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,184
Posted By 905

My Freewheeling Camp has a workshop on “ungetting...

My Freewheeling Camp has a workshop on “ungetting it” which many find cathartic.
07-18-17, 03:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,184
Posted By 905

But that’s half the fun! Think of it as...

But that’s half the fun! Think of it as freewheeling conversation!! Unless you’re one of those people who actually thinks not being able to freewheel is fun.

I blame Sheldon. He wrote that fixed...
06-19-17, 12:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,959
Posted By 905

Headphones yes helmet no Joyce yes I said yes I...

Headphones yes helmet no Joyce yes I said yes I mean yes
04-04-17, 11:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,790
Posted By 905

from the pilot: ...

from the pilot:

http://notanothercyclingforum.net/pics/WD1.jpg

(I haphazardly keep track of bikes I see on the small screen...) (http://www.notanothercyclingforum.net/index.php?topic=139.0)
12-22-16, 03:49 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,150
Posted By 905

It is my sincerely ridiculous hope that this be...

It is my sincerely ridiculous hope that this be the last earbud thread ever. Now if you'll excuse me, I'm going out for a ride with my buddy Van.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnVsUpjjOeo
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-16, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By 905

Correct. Agreed not too pretty, but then I...

Correct.

Agreed not too pretty, but then I don't know how pretty welds ever are.

I think the tube was compromised from the start, which makes the weld a kind of band aid – though perhaps that...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-16, 03:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By 905

I guesstimated 20,000 miles, or "just warming...

I guesstimated 20,000 miles, or "just warming up". It's a singlespeed and gets a lot of hills thrown at it, so I did wonder if the bottom bracket was extra stressed because it sees a fair amount of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-16, 03:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By 905

The comments I was after were your own...

The comments I was after were your own experiences; thanks for posting.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-16, 02:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By 905

Enigma, near the bottom bracket. Pictures at the...

Enigma, near the bottom bracket. Pictures at the link in the OP. Speaking of which, pity your pics have gone missing, at least for me – ti is easy on the eye.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-16, 01:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By 905

I asked because it happened to me, and though I...

I asked because it happened to me, and though I know ti isn't indestructible (particularly the welds), I simply wasn't expecting it. Hasn't put me off ti, though I won't be able to justify another...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-16, 12:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By 905

Cracked ti

Simply put: have you ever had a titanium frame crack? If so, was the problem sorted to your satisfaction, either with a repair or a replacement? And did it discourage you from further ti purchases,...
12-19-16, 11:54 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,150
Posted By 905

Thanks for taking part in the poll, flawed though...

Thanks for taking part in the poll, flawed though it may be. Kind of wish I’d added the one ear option. Guess I mentally shuffled it into the first option. The simpler the poll the better, I thought....
12-18-16, 09:49 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,150
Posted By 905

If you don't feel you can vote, you can still...

If you don't feel you can vote, you can still contribute to the thread by posting. Like so. Thanks.

PS. I cannot change the poll.
12-18-16, 09:43 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,150
Posted By 905

No matter how many options in a poll, there's...

No matter how many options in a poll, there's always going to be one missing. Is my experience with polls.
12-18-16, 09:22 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,150
Posted By 905

the earphone* poll

I understand if you've had enough of these threads. The popcorn machine must be almost empty by now anyway. Still...

Whether you're in the "That's crazy! Here's your Darwin Award!" camp or the...
12-09-16, 11:26 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,752
Posted By 905

A headphone thread! Either yay or yawn, can’t...

A headphone thread! Either yay or yawn, can’t decide which.



This. And this, along with linberl’s reply:



Also this (https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2006/mar/09/news.comment)...
Forum: Foo
08-29-16, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 775
Posted By 905

Respect. My answer: no, as proved when I...

Respect.

My answer: no, as proved when I gave up a rabbit that bit me hard enough to draw blood. There were other reasons for letting him go at the time, but I do feel a little ashamed that I was...
08-29-16, 07:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,054
Posted By 905

Branson must hold the record for highly...

Branson must hold the record for highly publicized near-death experiences. (http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2007/05/14/bransons-luck)

What, no picture of the smashed or at least bruised helmet?...
08-29-16, 05:36 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 17,092
Posted By 905

Music can take you out of your head, or it can...

Music can take you out of your head, or it can help you concentrate. It isn't automatically distracting. (The example I have used in the past is a surgeon listening to music while operating. Not...
05-19-16, 05:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,409
Posted By 905

"Common sense"

I'm thinking of starting a drinking game where you've got to take a swig every time someone mentions "common sense." Anybody with me?

Posted in A&S because this is the easiest place to get drunk,...
05-19-16, 04:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,255
Posted By 905

You're lucky. You can combine both these...

You're lucky. You can combine both these passions.

http://www.notanothercyclingforum.net/pics/helmetmirror.jpg



Sorry to take so long to respond. A "helmet" is a hat, only more styrofoamy....
05-19-16, 02:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By 905

I also use preview and advanced edit a lot. This...

I also use preview and advanced edit a lot. This has just started happening to me out of the blue. Mac OS X using Firefox or Safari.
05-19-16, 02:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,255
Posted By 905

Confession time: I've had other things going on...

Confession time: I've had other things going on in my life besides the helmet thread. Binge-watching The Americans, for example.

http://www.notanothercyclingforum.net/pics/smidsywitness.jpg
Cold...
05-17-16, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2,996
Views: 271,696
Posted By 905

Try 11+ years....

Try 11+ years. (http://www.bikeforums.net/advocacy-safety/953081-hat-syndrome.html#post17425600)

The poll could use an option specifically asking if a helmet thread has changed your mind.
05-17-16, 07:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,882
Posted By 905

Maybe it's like an acorn, trying to grow into its...

Maybe it's like an acorn, trying to grow into its own mighty oak.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-16, 01:32 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,300
Posted By 905

This is a longish post. Here's the short version:...

This is a longish post. Here's the short version:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gi7woGUCJtY

. . .

In answer to the OP's survey question, I use wired earbuds with hooks, as my ears eject...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-16, 11:55 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,300
Posted By 905

Is this how you make 'em? ...

Is this how you make 'em?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RRaYNLv_Zs
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-16, 09:14 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,300
Posted By 905

My personal definition of common sense includes...

My personal definition of common sense includes avoiding threads like this, so clearly I lack some. I'm glad I stuck around though, if only for the porn meth heads a couple of posts up.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-16, 06:29 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,300
Posted By 905

Because they enjoy it and in their experience it...

Because they enjoy it and in their experience it isn't distracting or dangerous. I've never understood why anybody would have a problem with an adult making up his or her own mind, but then, that's...
05-29-15, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,426
Posted By 905

Reminds me of a song ...

Reminds me of a song

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lWJXDG2i0A

which has aged better than the video...
05-20-15, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,426
Posted By 905

You can fall as many times as you like, as long...

You can fall as many times as you like, as long as you get back up!



Sure, why not.

http://www.anothercyclingforum.com/pics/darwinaward.jpg
05-20-15, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,426
Posted By 905

Thanks for voting.* It only takes one finger....

Thanks for voting.* It only takes one finger. (Not that one.) (http://www.bikeforums.net/advocacy-safety/1008369-what-we-cyclists-do-not-do-reason-shown.html)
...
05-17-15, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,426
Posted By 905

League members spend most of their time in the...

League members spend most of their time in the real world, where fortunately the evidence for early mortality of headphone-wearing cyclists is thin on the ground. Some also visit the Escher landscape...
05-16-15, 07:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,426
Posted By 905

Members pay their dues through the burden of...

Members pay their dues through the burden of their genius, which may or may not be displayed in other headphone posts.
05-16-15, 03:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,426
Posted By 905

The League of Superior Cyclists

Inspired by this post, (http://www.bikeforums.net/advocacy-safety/1007477-headphones-cycling-6.html#post17809531) I hereby announce formation of the League of Superior Cyclists. The first order of...
05-15-15, 02:10 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 17,092
Posted By 905

Some say yes. Most say no. For me it's yes,* but...

Some say yes. Most say no. For me it's yes,* but it's something you have to decide for yourself.

http://notanothercyclingforum.net/pics/redbrain.gif

* Killing the iPod Zombie Cyclist Myth...
04-09-15, 08:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 24,148
Posted By 905

T13, you're just frustrated you have no magic in...

T13, you're just frustrated you have no magic in your life.

http://www.notanothercyclingforum.net/pics/magicvirginia.jpg

I like that bike; have done many thousands of miles on it. I wanted to...
04-09-15, 07:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 24,148
Posted By 905

This is an old thread, but 2006 is about when I...

This is an old thread, but 2006 is about when I was converting this bike. I just got here late...

Did you use magic gear calculator?
No.

How did you do it?
Futzed with various chainrings and...
04-09-15, 05:46 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 28,858
Posted By 905

Can't say the Thruster is on my wish list, but I...

Can't say the Thruster is on my wish list, but I like your spirit.
Forum: Foo
04-04-15, 03:44 AM
Replies: 12,978
Views: 742,942
Posted By 905

Stole my Langster and Dahon; now taunts me by...

Stole my Langster and Dahon; now taunts me by calling them "My Bikes".
Forum: Foo
04-03-15, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12,978
Views: 742,942
Posted By 905

Cannot tell a lie.

Cannot tell a lie.
Forum: Foo
04-03-15, 03:38 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,438
Posted By 905

Thanks for the help, but a Fibonacci still seems...

Thanks for the help, but a Fibonacci still seems out of reach. As someone has called dibs on primes, I'll settle for a semiprime. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/155_(number))



To have balance in...
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