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10-21-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 899
Posted By livedarklions

When all you have are seat posts, everything's a...

When all you have are seat posts, everything's a seat.
10-21-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 899
Posted By livedarklions

Drillium!

Drillium!
10-21-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 899
Posted By livedarklions

Done! I think that's pretty classy of you,...

Done!

I think that's pretty classy of you, btw.
10-21-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,548
Posted By livedarklions

You're going to have to have different...

You're going to have to have different subcategories, based on the type of wasteland.

The wasteland bike concept requires quite a bit of adaptability to different forms. Some are going to require...
10-21-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 899
Posted By livedarklions

TBH, when I see a bodge like that, I'm curious if...

TBH, when I see a bodge like that, I'm curious if it works for the rider. I like it when people adapt things for their own use.
10-21-21, 04:08 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,548
Posted By livedarklions

Zzzzzzzz.

Zzzzzzzz.
10-20-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,548
Posted By livedarklions

Gotta say, I can't imagine anything that screams...

Gotta say, I can't imagine anything that screams "I need people to know I'm great" more than picking on people for buying something "smart guys" don't approve of.

Well, that and posters who can't...
10-20-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,071
Posted By livedarklions

I can say from experience that even a large sedan...

I can say from experience that even a large sedan won't be high enough to see around a SUV.

Yes, you won't get doored riding next to angled parking, but you're a lot more likely to get backed...
10-20-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By livedarklions

Color blindness is a lot more common than people...

Color blindness is a lot more common than people realize, especially among males (10% of males, I believe). It's usually an insensitivity to one or more part of the color spectrum rather than all...
10-20-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,071
Posted By livedarklions

My experience is that if there is anything larger...

My experience is that if there is anything larger than a very small car parked to your right, there is really no safe way to back out of an angled parking space because your view of what is coming...
10-20-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 887
Posted By livedarklions

Post a bad review?

Post a bad review?
10-20-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,548
Posted By livedarklions

Quote: Originally Posted by Maelochs View Post...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Maelochs View Post (https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1240247-walmarts-best-3.html#post22267591)
I will ridicule the bike, the people who made it,...
10-20-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 354
Posted By livedarklions

You realize you're illustrating the point you...

You realize you're illustrating the point you were making fun of in the other thread, right? These delivery guys are generally working for one of the ride share model services, which are set up in a...
10-19-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,083
Posted By livedarklions

Expensive Shot Emojis? K-Pop band name!

Expensive Shot Emojis? K-Pop band name!
10-19-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,083
Posted By livedarklions

Where does this 21.6% figure come from? That's...

Where does this 21.6% figure come from? That's oddly specific.
10-19-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,083
Posted By livedarklions

Nonsense. And cheap shot emojis to boot. I'm...

Nonsense. And cheap shot emojis to boot.

I'm not going to take much in the way of pacing advice from a 30 mile max rider, but there's no reason they won't have good ideas of what is and what isn't...
10-19-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,071
Posted By livedarklions

As a driver, I'm also not a fan of angled...

As a driver, I'm also not a fan of angled parking. No matter how diligent you are, if there's a car parked to your right, there is no way to see what's coming before you back out.
10-19-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,083
Posted By livedarklions

Well, then you used the phrase "gear inches"...

Well, then you used the phrase "gear inches" improperly which confused everyone.
10-19-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,071
Posted By livedarklions

In theory. I've seen a fair number of drivers...

In theory. I've seen a fair number of drivers skip the turn around a look part. I'm not a fan of angled street parking when I'm riding. We're generally approaching a vehicle on the blind side...
10-19-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 899
Posted By livedarklions

Then how is this a failed modification? I am...

Then how is this a failed modification? I am surprised there's still a bike messenger in Chicago at this point, though.
Forum: Foo
10-19-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 764
Posted By livedarklions

Also, the staging of it as a competition was...

Also, the staging of it as a competition was almost certainly fabricated. They needed a good set-up to the Archie and Jughead joke. This is how fictionalization in a movie is supposed to work, it...
10-19-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,083
Posted By livedarklions

I don't know how to calculate this, but if you...

I don't know how to calculate this, but if you increase the lever length by 10%, aren't you also increasing the amount you have to lift the leg 10% to reach the top of the cycle? I just wonder if...
Forum: Foo
10-19-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 764
Posted By livedarklions

Thanks! I think I read the book about the time...

Thanks! I think I read the book about the time the movie came out, so at least 35 years ago.

So this really sounds more like a breath holding contest rather than a blowing contest as portrayed in...
Forum: Foo
10-18-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 764
Posted By livedarklions

I tried to find out online if there really was...

I tried to find out online if there really was such a test and it appears dubious. According to IMDB, 6 of the 7 Mercury astronauts smoked, Gordon Cooper being the only one who didn't. Gotta figure...
Forum: Foo
10-18-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 764
Posted By livedarklions

Incentive spirometers, if I recall correctly.

Incentive spirometers, if I recall correctly.
10-18-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,063
Posted By livedarklions

Uh, that's a 3-wheeled electric car, right?

Uh, that's a 3-wheeled electric car, right?
10-18-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,071
Posted By livedarklions

I vote for fully automated ejection through a...

I vote for fully automated ejection through a trap door in the roof.
10-18-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,071
Posted By livedarklions

I tried to reach where you propose to put the...

I tried to reach where you propose to put the handle on with each hand while driving the other day, and I couldn't figure out a position where just leaning a little inward and bending the arm on the...
10-18-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,071
Posted By livedarklions

Wow, thread-hopping troll with a lie about what I...

Wow, thread-hopping troll with a lie about what I said in the other thread. You're true to form.
10-18-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 887
Posted By livedarklions

Who would you be complaining to that might...

Who would you be complaining to that might actually get results? It's got to be someone with some clout over the bike shop.
10-18-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 887
Posted By livedarklions

This is a UK program, right? Have you spoken...

This is a UK program, right?

Have you spoken with the program administrators about this? We here in the US probably have no idea how this scheme works, but usually the private entities that get...
10-17-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,548
Posted By livedarklions

https://dune.fandom.com/wiki/Battle_of_Denali

https://dune.fandom.com/wiki/Battle_of_Denali
10-15-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,071
Posted By livedarklions

Well, in theory anyway. I agree that it's very...

Well, in theory anyway. I agree that it's very easy to leave them inappropriately set.
Point is that there's no theoretical reset of a handle position.

Also, no question that it's the risk of...
10-15-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,071
Posted By livedarklions

Child locks are switched on or off by the driver...

Child locks are switched on or off by the driver who has actual knowledge of who is in the seat and can calculate which risk outweighs the other. You're proposing a design change that is in its...
10-15-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,944
Posted By livedarklions

I haven't been "giving credit" to anyone's...

I haven't been "giving credit" to anyone's account other than to accept the reporting that the driver left the scene before police arrived.

As far as I know, double parking and stopping to...
10-15-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,944
Posted By livedarklions

I also think that if you ignore the proliferation...

I also think that if you ignore the proliferation of rideshare vehicles in a city, you're grossly misdescribing the evolving nature of urban traffic in the U.S. The effectiveness of going left rather...
10-15-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,944
Posted By livedarklions

I suspect the difference here is that I actually...

I suspect the difference here is that I actually read the linked article and am responding to the issues raised in it, and you keep insisting that anything not clearly demonstrated in the video is...
10-15-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,063
Posted By livedarklions

Flavored bike lube. Cross pollination with...

Flavored bike lube.

Cross pollination with another industry.
10-15-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,063
Posted By livedarklions

Bubblegum handlebar tape.

Bubblegum handlebar tape.
10-15-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,063
Posted By livedarklions

If riding in a wasteland, I recommend the Baba...

If riding in a wasteland, I recommend the Baba Bidon Bidet.
10-15-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,063
Posted By livedarklions

Electronic water bottles that double as personal...

Electronic water bottles that double as personal cleaning devices. The "Bidon Bidet". Electronics will control the flow rate for the various functions.
10-15-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,071
Posted By livedarklions

Engineering a door handle to be difficult to find...

Engineering a door handle to be difficult to find and reach doesn't raise huge safety/accessibility issues in your mind? There's a lot of reasons door handles are designed to be a) easy to open, b)...
10-15-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,944
Posted By livedarklions

So basically, your big complaint and your...

So basically, your big complaint and your incessant "corrections" on my posts is because you think this thread should have been "bad erider" /close thread? I really have no interest in going around...
10-15-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,063
Posted By livedarklions

Is it better for riding in an adult wasteland or...

Is it better for riding in an adult wasteland or a teenage wasteland?
10-15-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,944
Posted By livedarklions

If it hasn't been clear to you from my saying it...

If it hasn't been clear to you from my saying it about a million times, I'm completely bored with the argument of this rider's responsibility, and haggling over what is the proper speed and the...
10-14-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,572
Posted By livedarklions

Really? Because 1 and 2 are pretty closely...

Really? Because 1 and 2 are pretty closely paraphrased by George. As usual, you're off-base.
10-14-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,944
Posted By livedarklions

Are we going to personal insults now?

Are we going to personal insults now?
10-14-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,944
Posted By livedarklions

Or writing completely straw man versions of...

Or writing completely straw man versions of anything I've been saying like a troll would do.

How you doing?
10-14-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,944
Posted By livedarklions

Seriously, the only alternatives are critiquing...

Seriously, the only alternatives are critiquing someone else's cycling technique or "blaming all the worlds woes on drivers"?

C'mon.
10-14-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,172
Posted By livedarklions

Welcome to BF, but this thread is very old. ...

Welcome to BF, but this thread is very old. However, would you attach the knives to the fork or would you keep them under a Spoon saddle?
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