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10-21-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 580
Posted By livedarklions

I have no idea what happened, but I'm pretty sure...

I have no idea what happened, but I'm pretty sure I couldn't kick the dog as described without either basically stopping or flopping over due to Newtonian physics. And such a hard kick administered...
10-21-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By livedarklions

Well, when the best one can say for them is...

Well, when the best one can say for them is "their bite is rarely fatal", liking would be a rather odd reaction.
10-21-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 212
Posted By livedarklions

Resize your bicep.

Resize your bicep.
10-20-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,798
Posted By livedarklions

By the way, if you tow a really heavy lighthouse...

By the way, if you tow a really heavy lighthouse behind your bike, you'll get a great workout and be really, really visible.
10-20-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,798
Posted By livedarklions

Another thread defying the adage that there are...

Another thread defying the adage that there are no stupid questions.
10-20-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 611
Posted By livedarklions

Have you considered just riding an indoor...

Have you considered just riding an indoor trainer? If safety is your only concern, that's the logical conclusion.
10-20-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 611
Posted By livedarklions

The hard shell adds virtually nothing to the...

The hard shell adds virtually nothing to the protection relevant to bike riding and may actually make the transmission of the shock more efficient. And what are the odds that I'm going to take a low...
10-20-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,148
Posted By livedarklions

I emailed a link to the site to one of the...

I emailed a link to the site to one of the realtors at that address.
10-20-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,148
Posted By livedarklions

Where they lifted the picture from is hilarious: ...

Where they lifted the picture from is hilarious:

https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/crime/thousands-of-dollars-in-bicycles-stolen-as-thieves-target-nearly-a-dozen-metro-denver-bike-shops
10-20-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,196
Posted By livedarklions

I disabled the engine on a Harley and added a...

I disabled the engine on a Harley and added a pair of pedals to drive the chain. Now I'm Superduperman.
10-20-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 611
Posted By livedarklions

I just put a few cotton balls inside the tinfoil....

I just put a few cotton balls inside the tinfoil. Seems to do the trick, but I haven't really hit anything yet.

Is OP going for the record on pointless thread topics?
10-20-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,196
Posted By livedarklions

Agreed that heavier is better for certain...

Agreed that heavier is better for certain purposes, but the premise of the OP is that heavier is cheaper. No way is a good gravel bike cheaper than a somewhat lighter road bike of similar quality.
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10-20-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,148
Posted By livedarklions

I still can't get past the claim that OP "chatted...

I still can't get past the claim that OP "chatted with them". Looking over the site and its utter lack of real contact information, I don't see how that is possible.

If the attempt here is to...
10-20-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,196
Posted By livedarklions

No thanks. That might work for you, but having...

No thanks. That might work for you, but having ridden some fairly long distances on a 50 pound Walmart Huffy cruiser (90 miles was my max), I'm not going back to super heavy bikes anytime soon.
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10-20-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 371
Posted By livedarklions

Needs a Jolly Roger flag.

Needs a Jolly Roger flag.
10-20-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

No, start your own thread. You've hijacked...

No, start your own thread. You've hijacked enough with this nonsense.
10-19-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

Much as I'd like to eat the garlic with the...

Much as I'd like to eat the garlic with the cruciform vegetables, when I do that, the aftereffects are considered a war crime by international convention.
10-19-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By livedarklions

Look, ma, no hands!

Look, ma, no hands!
10-19-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

That's true of any type of posting on any social...

That's true of any type of posting on any social media. If we didn't like attention, we just wouldn't post.

You like to post a lot of jokes, that's obviously a form of attention grabbing. You do...
10-19-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

I don't care what you say, the next time I'm...

I don't care what you say, the next time I'm getting Mexican food, I will not be ordering the omni asada.

Scientific or not, "omnivore" is probably the best description of my diet. I eat absurd...
10-19-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

Disagreeing is fine and often fun and discussing...

Disagreeing is fine and often fun and discussing it often enlightening. Unfortunately, a lot of people deal with it by going right to insult and accusation.
10-19-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

Oh, and the shift from "anyone" to "many" is...

Oh, and the shift from "anyone" to "many" is meaningless? It was an absolute backpedal. Basically, you went from "no one" to "not most". That's a big difference, cute you think you can just paint...
10-19-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 536
Posted By livedarklions

Sorry, I forgot who it was, but I heard a state...

Sorry, I forgot who it was, but I heard a state epidemiologist state that small family gatherings are now becoming one of the main modes of transmission. Obviously, when people do get together with...
10-19-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

You're new paraphrase of yourself: And...

You're new paraphrase of yourself:



And what you actually said:



So "I highly doubt anyone" went to "I doubt many of them". Nice backpedal.
10-19-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

I didn't take your comments as anything but...

I didn't take your comments as anything but friendly, I was just quibbling with your linguistic quibble. If I came across as mad, I apologize for the mistaken impression. To me, it's kind of fun to...
10-19-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

Look at the second definition on your link. It...

Look at the second definition on your link. It fits. People can be very serious about their "hobbies."

"Recreational" really refers to the motivation, not the amount of an activity. ...
10-19-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

I don't supplement, I just eat a lot of high...

I don't supplement, I just eat a lot of high protein foods. Everything I've ever read suggests that endurance and weight training both require enhanced protein intake, I just don't think it's clear...
10-19-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

Did I tell you what your protein needs should be?...

Did I tell you what your protein needs should be? No.

Did you tell everyone on this thread what their protein needs should be? Yes.

Good for you for being active, but nothing you're doing has...
10-19-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

A. I'm 59 years old, there's a natural tendency...

A. I'm 59 years old, there's a natural tendency towards muscle loss as we age.

B. I ride more than 200 miles a week for much of the year. Most of that riding is, as you say, hard.

C. If I...
10-18-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,148
Posted By livedarklions

"Mountain BikesAll Popularr World Bikes Brands." ...

"Mountain BikesAll Popularr World Bikes Brands."

Sounds totally legit. Now we know why all other stores and sites are having a shortage of stock. Obviously, all of the manufacturers have...
10-18-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By livedarklions

Funniest show and tell experience I ever had was...

Funniest show and tell experience I ever had was in first grade when one kid brought a garter snake and another brought a small frog. The frog was able to get away, but everyone was amazed at how...
10-18-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

Uh, no, not by definition. One can definitely...

Uh, no, not by definition. One can definitely engage in endurance sport recreationally. I'm pretty sure that's a really good description of my riding, actually. You have a very odd dictionary.
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10-18-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,210
Posted By livedarklions

If there's someone who actually understands the...

If there's someone who actually understands the science here (and I freely admit this is a bit over my head), am I right that this new study, if correct, would potentially lead to a preventative of...
10-18-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,210
Posted By livedarklions

Ok, with that incredibly stupid assertion that...

Ok, with that incredibly stupid assertion that vaccines are not of value because they don't cure, I'm putting you on my ignore list.

No one is suggesting ignoring the implications of the...
10-17-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,210
Posted By livedarklions

Such a delicious combination of blatant ignorance...

Such a delicious combination of blatant ignorance and condescension. We are all familiar with the scientific method whereby one postulates a hypothesis, then sets out to test the hypothesis with...
10-17-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,210
Posted By livedarklions

This post is ridiculous. The hypothesis NOW...

This post is ridiculous. The hypothesis NOW needs to be tested and confirmed, preferably by showing that the postulated treatments are effective. It looks like a good hypothesis and very well might...
10-17-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By livedarklions

It looks good and I hope they're right.

It looks good and I hope they're right.
10-17-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By livedarklions

Also, what proof do you have that it's being...

Also, what proof do you have that it's being ignored? This is a new idea that needs to be tested by real world observation. You've just skipped that part.
10-17-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By livedarklions

You're false dichotomizing all over the place...

You're false dichotomizing all over the place here. The article makes very clear that this is, at this point, a hypothesis generated from data, not as yet proven. It's clearly a promising idea, and...
10-17-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By livedarklions

Front is definitely beyond safe. I'm not sure...

Front is definitely beyond safe. I'm not sure about the rear, the two dots might be wear indicators that show a bit of life left. That front tread is completely pitted, even if there's some...
10-17-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

Stick to we need to eat protein. Everything else...

Stick to we need to eat protein. Everything else in that post is incorrect. Humans produce 11 amino acids. Microbes produce others, and some are produced by plants. Protein synthesis requires...
10-17-20, 01:09 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

People with feeding issues are one of the few...

People with feeding issues are one of the few groups where all the medical authorities universally recommend supplements.
Sounds like a really tough time, glad to hear how well you're doing now.
10-17-20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

You do understand that DNA is actually just a set...

You do understand that DNA is actually just a set of instructions for cellular protein synthesis, right? Our bodies synthesize a huge number of proteins from amino acids. You're right that we can't...
10-16-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

Really? ...

Really?
https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/the-hidden-dangers-of-protein-powders
https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements-whey-protein/art-20363344...
10-16-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

It's actually a very versatile ingredient as is...

It's actually a very versatile ingredient as is soy. I'm a carnivore, but I actually eat a lot of stuff based on soy and gluten because I like it.

Gluten's biggest problem is that the word sounds...
10-16-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

One thing I've noticed is that there seems to be...

One thing I've noticed is that there seems to be a tendency to vilify vegetable-based proteins. The really obvious ones are soy and gluten.

I do agree that protein powder is a complete scam.
10-16-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,428
Posted By livedarklions

Enough protein for what? There's only about 5...

Enough protein for what? There's only about 5 grams of protein in a russett. You're right if you eat about 10-15 potatoes a day, but I ain't doing that.
10-16-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 106,318
Posted By livedarklions

Nice bike.

Nice bike.
Forum: Foo
10-16-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 924
Posted By livedarklions

Sorry, but that's just impossible. The only way...

Sorry, but that's just impossible. The only way you could have a rule like that unlinking the slang meanings from the formal is if you never translated from any text that contained slang. Assuming,...
Forum: Foo
10-16-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 924
Posted By livedarklions

Sorry, but you're just wrong about this. There's...

Sorry, but you're just wrong about this. There's nothing slangy about the term "flat" in Britain. It's not a "less formal" way of referring to a type of residence, it's the primary word used to do...
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