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06-16-19, 04:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 874
Posted By livedarklions

And you ask weird questions, refuse to provide...

And you ask weird questions, refuse to provide more details when asked to clarify, and then get mad that people can't help you.

The reason people think you're a troll is because it may actually be...
06-15-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By livedarklions

Yes.

Yes.
06-15-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,802
Posted By livedarklions

It's the umpteenth "you're a snob" vs. "you're a...

It's the umpteenth "you're a snob" vs. "you're a slob" debate
They're all stupid threads that should be closed immediately.
06-14-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,013
Posted By livedarklions

No, Nobody Knows is on third. The OP went home.

No, Nobody Knows is on third. The OP went home.
06-14-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,802
Posted By livedarklions

I'd like to, but first I have to see where he...

I'd like to, but first I have to see where he stands on this Baby Hitler thing.
06-14-19, 04:58 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,802
Posted By livedarklions

Question in the op was whether it's an...

Question in the op was whether it's an extravagant luxury. Obviously, pretty much any yacht is, and the need for that quality of piano is going to depend on what it's going to be used for. If it's...
06-14-19, 12:41 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,802
Posted By livedarklions

Shouldn't be hard to get them because they are so...

Shouldn't be hard to get them because they are so "commen".
06-14-19, 12:22 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,802
Posted By livedarklions

It's a stupid thread reacting to a stupid post in...

It's a stupid thread reacting to a stupid post in another thread.

Who cares what other people think is the right amount of money to spend on a bike? The feed the beggar bit is a red herring...
06-13-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,524
Posted By livedarklions

I take it it didn't go over well when you asked...

I take it it didn't go over well when you asked "May I search your bag?"
06-13-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 883
Posted By livedarklions

Obviously, I didn't know about that statement. ...

Obviously, I didn't know about that statement. That's apparently from Bird's PR department, and it smells rather fishy. The only way that the guy could know about the subpoena in order to file a...
06-13-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 883
Posted By livedarklions

This is pointless--if he's going 15 mph and she's...

This is pointless--if he's going 15 mph and she's going 16 mph, she is going to be within "1 second" of him for a fairly long time. Being slightly over his speed at closing is what one would...
06-13-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,802
Posted By livedarklions

If you're not a professional racer, of course...

If you're not a professional racer, of course $10,000 is a lavish luxurious expense. It's not even a question.

TBH, I don't know which is more obnoxious signalling--the grandstanding virtue...
06-13-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
Posted By livedarklions

Judging by the eyes, I think that helmet is on...

Judging by the eyes, I think that helmet is on too tight.
06-13-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
Posted By livedarklions

Update--Trek has just started an ad campaign...

Update--Trek has just started an ad campaign where all they reveal is that they're about to revolutionize canine cycling.
06-13-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 883
Posted By livedarklions

Y'know, if you want to conceal how much your...

Y'know, if you want to conceal how much your predispositions color your assumptions, calling her a "girl" probably wasn't a good idea.

Your whole post is one bit of speculation and assumption on...
06-13-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 874
Posted By livedarklions

Can I read you as advising OP to get better inner...

Can I read you as advising OP to get better inner ears or to get a 10 speed?

I'm just kidding with you--my patience with OP was over when he just started posting nasty comment after nasty comment...
06-13-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 874
Posted By livedarklions

Ok, I'll revise: The update one guy was...

Ok, I'll revise:

The update one guy was waiting for....
06-13-19, 03:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 874
Posted By livedarklions

The update no one was waiting for. As I...

The update no one was waiting for.

As I recall, you're trying to do tricks on a hybrid. Good luck with that.
06-12-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,524
Posted By livedarklions

Don't do that! Next he's starting a thread about...

Don't do that! Next he's starting a thread about how dog catchers should ride tandems so they have a seat for the dog.
06-12-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,524
Posted By livedarklions

I'm sure your credentials are quite scary. ...

I'm sure your credentials are quite scary. Advanced degree in troll-threading?
06-12-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,719
Posted By livedarklions

The first question OP has to answer is "Are you...

The first question OP has to answer is "Are you still thinking about this after 4 years of not posting a thing?"
06-12-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,524
Posted By livedarklions

Yes.

Yes.
06-12-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,524
Posted By livedarklions

At this point, I think we're beating a dead bike....

At this point, I think we're beating a dead bike.

Silly thread from a low information OP.
06-12-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,735
Posted By livedarklions

And then a bunch of quotes telling us water is...

And then a bunch of quotes telling us water is wet.

If your only concern is maximizing speed on good roads, then obviously a road bike is optimal. But if you're riding in the real world with...
06-12-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,524
Posted By livedarklions

Not to mention, I'd bet that the average bike cop...

Not to mention, I'd bet that the average bike cop is faster on the mtb than you are on your road bike. Biggest variable in speed is the rider, and from what I've seen, no one accelerates better than...
06-11-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,307
Posted By livedarklions

40 mph? I'm going out on a limb here and guessing...

40 mph? I'm going out on a limb here and guessing that a hill was involved.

I'm thinking it would also be rather difficult to rule out a blow to the fork even if it didn't happen on the initial...
06-11-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By livedarklions

Good luck to you! I agree with Maelochs...

Good luck to you!

I agree with Maelochs that you should post on training and nutrition.

Just a fair warning, you are going to get a whole lot of conflicting advice from people who may get...
06-11-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 797
Posted By livedarklions

One thing I think people who haven't experienced...

One thing I think people who haven't experienced chronic pain don't automatically appreciate is just how easily it can lead to clinical depression. I never had the back problems, luckily, but my...
06-10-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By livedarklions

The idiocy of these faux debates is basically the...

The idiocy of these faux debates is basically the point I was making. I think we're on page one zillion of doubles vs. triples.
06-10-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 797
Posted By livedarklions

I think we have to be careful about giving...

I think we have to be careful about giving advice, and I try to limit my discussion of these things to describing what works for me, and maybe warning people off of stuff that I have good reason to...
06-10-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,471
Posted By livedarklions

Depends. Is the guy going to lecture me on the...

Depends. Is the guy going to lecture me on the benefits of CrossFit?
06-10-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,013
Posted By livedarklions

Do you wave your hands in the air?

Do you wave your hands in the air?
06-10-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 854
Posted By livedarklions

You're going to have to be more specific--don't...

You're going to have to be more specific--don't like the person how? Unpleasant or seems untrustworthy? You're not auditioning a friend here, you're trying to get a good bike at a fair price.
06-10-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,512
Posted By livedarklions

Just for point of comparison, $125 in 1972 is...

Just for point of comparison, $125 in 1972 is equal to $759 now.
06-10-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,512
Posted By livedarklions

So your strategy for "spicing up" this forum is...

So your strategy for "spicing up" this forum is to turn it into the Jon Bailey Biography Channel?


No thanks.

Quit starting stupid threads.
06-10-19, 04:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,512
Posted By livedarklions

Those Murray Montereys were good bikes. I had one...

Those Murray Montereys were good bikes. I had one in New Orleans. Great bike for an almost no-hill city. But, $99 in 1989 is worth $202 now.

Do we really need you to start another good old days...
06-09-19, 03:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,877
Posted By livedarklions

I think the article inadvertently put it's finger...

I think the article inadvertently put it's finger on the problem without understanding it. It claims that the issue is in part that parents don't find time to ride with their kids.

When I was a...
06-09-19, 03:36 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,013
Posted By livedarklions

mkultra.

mkultra.
06-08-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,013
Posted By livedarklions

I don't get it, I just googled it and found tons...

I don't get it, I just googled it and found tons of sources. Of course just like any other supplement, you really don't know what is in the bottle.
06-07-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,556
Posted By livedarklions

I like how you come on to a thread insulting...

I like how you come on to a thread insulting people, and then get all whiny when they insult you back. It's cute!
06-07-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By livedarklions

You're all wrong! This is clearly a case of...

You're all wrong! This is clearly a case of mistaken identity, and the golden retriever was her reincarnated cousin.

I don't know what those cops were thinking.
06-07-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,556
Posted By livedarklions

From you that's hilarious! Your snark is a...

From you that's hilarious!

Your snark is a full-time job, and is mostly of the cut and paste variety.

Please accuse me of being repetitive next.
06-07-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,013
Posted By livedarklions

Seriously? Are we going to have a thread become...

Seriously? Are we going to have a thread become a debate on quack cures having absolutely nothing to do with bicycling? This discussion has absolutely no place in this forum.
06-07-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,877
Posted By livedarklions

I left in 1989, but grew up there. Even then,...

I left in 1989, but grew up there. Even then, the biking was great.
06-07-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,556
Posted By livedarklions

He lined up all the Punches, and you're Judy. ...

He lined up all the Punches, and you're Judy.

How about we all drop our boring scripted roles already? I know I could write your posts for you at this point.
06-07-19, 04:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,556
Posted By livedarklions

Stop starting stupid threads.

Stop starting stupid threads.
06-06-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By livedarklions

If you plant them, they grow into Darth Vaders.

If you plant them, they grow into Darth Vaders.
06-06-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,013
Posted By livedarklions

OK, now name the product and we'll see if we can...

OK, now name the product and we'll see if we can figure out why the LBS is bad-mouthing it. Just don't name the LBS if you're still worried about defamation.
06-05-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,288
Posted By livedarklions

Well, you have a gift for dystopian fantasy, I'll...

Well, you have a gift for dystopian fantasy, I'll give you that. I'm just too busy to go point to point with all this silly.
06-05-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,288
Posted By livedarklions

Did any of that actually make sense in your head?...

Did any of that actually make sense in your head? Why does the fact that he is not dead disprove anything he said?

Also, since the law in a lot of states is that the car must give the bike 3...
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