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08-07-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,797
Posted By Crash2Much

I don't ride on city streets or roads anymore its...

I don't ride on city streets or roads anymore its is a death wish cars always win.
07-23-22, 12:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 620
Posted By M Rose

Where would I go that I cannot walk or ride my...

Where would I go that I cannot walk or ride my bike… SafeWay is a crossed the street, all of the restaurants are within walking distance from us… so we walk… she just has to have a car for work.
07-21-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 620
Posted By M Rose

I’m with the OP on this… he lived car free as...

I’m with the OP on this… he lived car free as much as I do… I don’t drive anywhere unless it’s to run an errand for her. Yes I bought her her car 5 years ago… I personally have driven it maybe 200...
07-19-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 620
Posted By SalsaShark

It's really not. Just because the OP erroneously...

It's really not. Just because the OP erroneously decided to factor in fuel costs into owning a car does not mean that it is warranted.
Comparing apples to apples, the price of owning a vehicle, be...
07-16-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 620
Posted By SalsaShark

When I had a car that I called my own, it cost me...

When I had a car that I called my own, it cost me less than $1000 per year.
Our current family car still probably comes close to that figure, if you do not factor in fuel costs.
03-16-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,403
Posted By prj71

I'm still trying to figure out why Paul has his...

I'm still trying to figure out why Paul has his undies in a bunch about these other cyclists.
12-03-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,013
Posted By Kat12

The point is that it's common for people not to...

The point is that it's common for people not to use their turn signals, so people like the idea that a car at least would do so, unlike a fair number of human drivers.




Right. This...
10-27-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,572
Posted By caloso

They owned it, apologized, and changed the sign....

They owned it, apologized, and changed the sign. Move along.
09-01-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,815
Posted By Rick

Maybe they should paint a car sharrow in the car...

Maybe they should paint a car sharrow in the car parking spaces so the functionally illiterate motorists get the idea.
08-16-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,426
Posted By homeless in ca.

Maybe he needed the money to buy books for...

Maybe he needed the money to buy books for school. :speedy:
08-13-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,928
Posted By CAT7RDR

Keep your composure and soldier on.

Keep your composure and soldier on.
07-28-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,178
Posted By Juan Foote

I am not even going to pretend that you didn't...

I am not even going to pretend that you didn't make a great counterpoint. I have to say Kudos on that reply.
Just the same, there are some significant differences here that shouldn't be ignored.
07-02-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By Daniel4

When have reports of collisions and collisions...

When have reports of collisions and collisions causing death ever improved any drivers' driving habits? Never.


And that's for normal people.

As for criminals or people who contemplating...
06-27-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,274
Posted By Bald Paul

When it gets that hot, I just set up the trainer...

When it gets that hot, I just set up the trainer in my air conditioned room and Zwift.
06-20-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,250
Posted By Koyote

This is in the wrong subforum; needs to go in...

This is in the wrong subforum; needs to go in Advocacy and Safety, where it will quickly devolve into a heated argument and go on for six pages.

And no, I'm not kidding.
06-08-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,817
Posted By Daniel4

If the backlash is worse than the store's...

If the backlash is worse than the store's offence, then there's no point in hanging around - just as some commenters had suggested in regards to shopping elsewhere.
06-07-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,716
Posted By jon c.

not a problem here. no one ever uses turn...

not a problem here. no one ever uses turn signals.
06-05-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,399
Posted By zandoval

Understood... Over 30 years no car... Bravo! ...

Understood... Over 30 years no car... Bravo!

It's not strange that when you picked up that used car it was a Toyota. I have had very good luck with high mileage Toyotas. Having a back up car is...
06-05-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,399
Posted By Mark Stone

Great post/narrative JoeyBike -- I had taken some...

Great post/narrative JoeyBike -- I had taken some time off from BikeForums and just returned, coming across your post. I disagree with one phrase - "Well, that's it. No longer in your ranks here."...
06-01-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,399
Posted By Leisesturm

There are no more profligate specimens of...

There are no more profligate specimens of humanity on the planet than American Catholics of the Silent and Boomer generations. Thats you and me! Greta's cohort? There are more LGBT in the GenZ and...
05-31-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,399
Posted By StarBiker

^ Not in the initial time period you mentioned...

^
Not in the initial time period you mentioned "1989" (I did work in a Mall then, but for the Mall)

I live in an area where I don't need a car, but as a flipper, and someone who doesn't own a car...
05-15-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,823
Posted By Bigbus

You really think so?...

You really think so? https://www.ramforum.com/styles/default/xenforo/smilies/buttkick.gifI couldn't resist. Sorry. I have a dedicated aluminum bottle that I keep clean. It fits snug and doesn't...
05-02-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,399
Posted By kaput

This country makes it very difficult not to own a...

This country makes it very difficult not to own a car. I wouldn't feel bad about it. I hate cars and do own one, but do not blame anyone for if they do. If we had better infrastructure, and too a...
04-02-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,399
Posted By SkinGriz

Thats a great story! I get jealous of my...

Thats a great story!

I get jealous of my coworkers that ride bikes to work. Only 1 or 2 out of 200 or so.

I live a little to far, and the roads on the way to work are not the kind of roads to...
03-12-21, 10:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,399
Posted By Rowan

I know this is a bit of a strange post, but... ...

I know this is a bit of a strange post, but...

Health of you rather the car is a priority for anyone to retain and use a driver's licence.

I have been familiarised with this for almost exactly...
03-11-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,399
Posted By Russ Roth

When I lived in Albany the car was often an...

When I lived in Albany the car was often an inconvenience and public transport plus a bike were all that was needed. In Rochester cars were something to keep in the driveway for the nasty days. In...
03-01-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 938
Posted By mev

20 years since I last owned an automobile

On February 28, 2001 I dropped car keys under the floor mat for a friend to retrieve. Next morning, I cycled away on a one year bicycle tour that brought me across the USA, one lap around the...
02-23-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,023
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

The best part about indoor cycling is that when...

The best part about indoor cycling is that when you skip an indoor session due to weather it’s because the weather was too good to stay inside.
01-07-21, 11:39 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 20,461
Posted By Cyclist0108

SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that causes COVID-19...

SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that causes COVID-19 (COronoVirus Disease 2019). The virus itself is what kills people in that it is the over-active immune response and other physiological responses to the...
12-23-20, 01:03 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 20,461
Posted By CliffordK

We can see the driver's side visor in the truck...

We can see the driver's side visor in the truck photo.

https://www.8newsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/59/2020/12/NHP-fatal-crash-cyclists-box-truck-95.png

So there was likely some impact of...
12-16-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 20,461
Posted By jppe

I hope this posts continues to focus on the...

I hope this posts continues to focus on the accidents but I have to toss in my personal experience with rumble strips. When I rode across the US I rode on a wide variety of roads from bike paths to...
06-22-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,504
Posted By Paul Barnard

I would not put myself in the position any of...

I would not put myself in the position any of those riders were in.
04-13-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,263
Posted By Paul Barnard

I have noticed that as well Joey.

I have noticed that as well Joey.
03-28-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By TakingMyTime

Quite the utilitarian bike you have there, I'm...

Quite the utilitarian bike you have there, I'm jealous.
03-28-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Enjoy it, JB and stay healthy and safe.

Enjoy it, JB and stay healthy and safe.
03-25-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 25,067
Posted By Bah Humbug

HK and SK have theirs under control, so... no, we...

HK and SK have theirs under control, so... no, we just need to be smarter.

Which means we're doomed, but that's a different question.
09-10-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 31,837
Posted By Lemond1985

The victim's fault is not in daring to ride a...

The victim's fault is not in daring to ride a bicycle on public roads, but rather in expecting perfect driving and observation skills from an average human who is blinded by the sun, failing to put...
08-28-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,085
Posted By AlmostTrick

Joey has explained many times that running reds...

Joey has explained many times that running reds allowed him to get and stay in front of traffic. Clearing entire sections while reducing or completely eliminating the incidences and risks of being...
08-25-19, 12:39 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 18,045
Posted By Leisesturm

No cyclist 'controls' multi-ton road vehicles...

No cyclist 'controls' multi-ton road vehicles piloted by human beings with varying degrees of aptitude and anger management skills. What you are experiencing is the bell curve of social order and...
08-24-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 18,045
Posted By Leisesturm

This I can agree with 100%. I can't say that...

This I can agree with 100%. I can't say that about all your opinions, but you've got my support on this one. Like you really need my approval. LOL.
06-25-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,839
Posted By trailangel

He will have a sweet time in prison when they...

He will have a sweet time in prison when they find out he ran over a bunch of Harley Bikers......
06-24-19, 01:00 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 33,171
Posted By Rollfast

Mercy. I've gotta save that one for somewhere,...

Mercy. I've gotta save that one for somewhere, it's a masterpiece.
06-18-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 34,457
Posted By bakerjw

One reason why I avoid group rides. All it takes...

One reason why I avoid group rides. All it takes is one or 2 morons to put the entire group in a bad light.
06-07-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,177
Posted By TimothyH

Parents won't let their children ride bikes on...

Parents won't let their children ride bikes on public roads because of motorists looking at and talking on their phones.

Half of them know first hand because they do it themselves, but that's the...
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