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09-15-18, 07:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 932
Posted By Equinox

The lane departure system can be turned off. I...

The lane departure system can be turned off. I have to be more mindful of when that system is appropriate. For example, on a highway trip, and not everyday driving.
09-15-18, 06:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 932
Posted By Equinox

Your attitude is admirable, commendable and...

Your attitude is admirable, commendable and ultimately, prudent. I do those things out of a sense of self preservation. You have a better attitude. The selfishness of the other driver makes me angry....
09-14-18, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 932
Posted By Equinox

Cars Crossing Yellow Line

This is only tangentially related to cycling in that it's something we witness every ride. All drivers believe that they have an inalienable right to forward progress no matter what is in their way....
07-29-18, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By Equinox

I like what you've done here. It did not help...

I like what you've done here. It did not help with my ear worm at all though.
07-28-18, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By Equinox

That Damn Song

Now I've got an ear worm. Aux Champs-Elysee. My wife is going to kill me if I don't stop singing it. What is it, anyways?
07-17-18, 12:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,172
Posted By Equinox

So, quick question. For the 520; if I create a...

So, quick question. For the 520; if I create a course on Garmin connect and load it on to the 520 will it show me where the turns are?
Forum: Foo
07-03-18, 07:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 650
Posted By Equinox

I have this conflict when I feel I'm behaving...

I have this conflict when I feel I'm behaving more responsibly than the owner when I have no responsibility at all. I've often curtailed my activity to help the fat out of shape owners corral their...
Forum: Foo
07-02-18, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By Equinox

Motorcycle Going over 100mph

We were on a club ride in rural area where there are lots of good roads with little traffic. Mostly flat, Straight. Generally a nice place to ride. It attracts a fair number of mortorcyclists who...
06-12-18, 04:17 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 33,766
Posted By Equinox

I realize it's just a technicality, and the...

I realize it's just a technicality, and the reality is he will die in prison. However, I stand by my initial statement. Murder was his most serious offense. It appears there is not additional...
06-12-18, 11:01 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 33,766
Posted By Equinox

In my opinion, the sentence should have been life...

In my opinion, the sentence should have been life in prison without the possibility of parole. The fact that the sentences are served concurrently doesn't seem right. I seems like the killings after...
06-05-18, 03:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,731
Posted By Equinox

Well, let's just say that the data collection...

Well, let's just say that the data collection protocol for this question is highly subjective. For instance, in the case of the incident with the motorcylce, you might not have counted that as a...
06-05-18, 01:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,731
Posted By Equinox

LOL This probably scared me more than anything.

LOL This probably scared me more than anything.
06-05-18, 01:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,731
Posted By Equinox

Same here. That incident I had changed the way I...

Same here. That incident I had changed the way I check. I always clear that pillar now by moving my head as you stated.
06-05-18, 01:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,731
Posted By Equinox

I have to admit, I agree with the part about the...

I have to admit, I agree with the part about the finger and the motorcyclist's response in general. Although I turned in front of him sooner than I would have wanted, it was not even close to a...
06-01-18, 05:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,731
Posted By Equinox

Yes. Good question. The motorcyclist was slightly...

Yes. Good question. The motorcyclist was slightly to the right of the center of his lane, i.e. slightly closer to the curb. That meant I had to turn my head a bit more to my left to see him. But that...
05-31-18, 11:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,731
Posted By Equinox

So true! Even if you got stuck behind a group of...

So true! Even if you got stuck behind a group of cyclists for 5 minutes (unlikely), that's noting compared to the potential YEARS of stress you would suffer dealing with the ramifications of an...
05-31-18, 11:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,731
Posted By Equinox

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/514x282/veeringoffcourse_14d90a4b61bc44eee39370c685792b5604367c7d.jpg

This is not going as I had hoped
05-31-18, 07:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,731
Posted By Equinox

When YOU are the Motorist

I am a very cautious motorist and I take driving safety very seriously. But, like everyone who has driven as long as I have, I've had some "close calls" where I thought I could have been better in...
Forum: Foo
05-28-18, 07:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 644
Posted By Equinox

No. Ten year age groups are good.

No. Ten year age groups are good.
Forum: Foo
05-28-18, 02:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 644
Posted By Equinox

LOL. I always took my races seriously. I entered...

LOL. I always took my races seriously. I entered them for a reason. I wasn't good, but I respected the events I entered. Understood the rules and I accepted to risks. I never got recognition because...
Forum: Foo
05-28-18, 01:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 644
Posted By Equinox

I agree. certainly the runner should be medically...

I agree. certainly the runner should be medically assessed and treated appropriately. I admit it's a tough situation. In this case, the runner absolutely did not cross the finish line under his own...
Forum: Foo
05-28-18, 01:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 644
Posted By Equinox

You're losing me

You're losing me
Forum: Foo
05-28-18, 12:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 644
Posted By Equinox

Not sure what this means

Not sure what this means
Forum: Foo
05-28-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 644
Posted By Equinox

You know who you're competition is, don't you?

You know who you're competition is, don't you?
Forum: Foo
05-28-18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 644
Posted By Equinox

Oh. oops

Oh. oops
Forum: Foo
05-28-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 644
Posted By Equinox

It's a race. Annihilate your competition. Right?...

It's a race. Annihilate your competition. Right? LOL
I'm a middle of the pack runner. I've never been in contention for any recognition. I just believe in the integrity of an event. I don't believe...
Forum: Foo
05-28-18, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 644
Posted By Equinox

Precisely!

Precisely!
Forum: Foo
05-28-18, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 644
Posted By Equinox

I realize this is Bike Forums, but I thought this...

I realize this is Bike Forums, but I thought this sub-forum was "off-topic".
Forum: Foo
05-28-18, 11:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 644
Posted By Equinox

What's the difference?

What's the difference?
Forum: Foo
05-28-18, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 644
Posted By Equinox

No, I'm actually referring to foot races such as...

No, I'm actually referring to foot races such as 5Ks half-marathon, etc.
Forum: Foo
05-28-18, 10:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 644
Posted By Equinox

Physical Help During a Race

I'm old school and hard core. IMO When you enter a running race, it is all on you and you accept 100% of the risk. You understand that you may push yourself to places where your body's response may...
05-01-18, 05:10 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 33,766
Posted By Equinox

Justice was served. What a horrendous waste of...

Justice was served. What a horrendous waste of the most precious gift.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-17, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By Equinox

Precisely what I did.

Precisely what I did.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-17, 08:53 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 34,061
Posted By Equinox

I was having a good day with my club. i was...

I was having a good day with my club. i was keeping up with the good riders who usually drop me. I was working pretty hard to hang on, but I was surprised how well I was doing. I got dropped pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-17, 12:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,806
Posted By Equinox

I don't understand this obsession people have...

I don't understand this obsession people have with cycling clothes. The people who don't like us constantly make remarks about "those jerks in the lycra suits" implying that we wouldn't be jerks if...
09-26-17, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By Equinox

Agreed it is an organ with a defined limit. If I...

Agreed it is an organ with a defined limit. If I can get it up to 180 on skis, why does it only go up to 165 on the bike? The organ is capable of more and I could use that extra margin.
09-25-17, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By Equinox

Heart Rate for Different Activities

I've noticed that heart rate seems different for different activities. The first time I noticed it was when I was cross country skiing. My heart rate was quite a bit higher than when I was on my...
09-23-17, 05:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,477
Posted By Equinox

I find that 99% of the time when I call out "on...

I find that 99% of the time when I call out "on yer left", the rider moves LEFT!
08-24-17, 11:52 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,519
Posted By Equinox

It depends on if it's safe to proceed or not. I'm...

It depends on if it's safe to proceed or not. I'm going to be more cautious in highly populated areas with a lot of traffic. I also feel a lot safer moving than standing still due to my exposure....
08-12-17, 09:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,742
Posted By Equinox

Road Conditions

I live in a highly taxed Northeastern State. Our roads are deteriorating at an alarming rate. There is zero maintenance, and repaving is done only on an emergency basis. Two friends have been...
08-04-17, 04:29 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 21,261
Posted By Equinox

I'm with you Joey. I ride just like you. I ride...

I'm with you Joey. I ride just like you. I ride EXTREMELY safely.
08-02-17, 07:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,042
Posted By Equinox

You're right. Please accept my apology.

You're right. Please accept my apology.
07-27-17, 08:40 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 26,705
Posted By Equinox

I don't think you can make a cage nice enough for...

I don't think you can make a cage nice enough for me to like it. I never was much of a car guy. I view them as a necessary evil. I can appreciate a nice automobile. I enjoy the classic cars. My car...
07-27-17, 08:07 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 26,705
Posted By Equinox

Is Marshall Grant Neely,III scheduled to have a...

Is Marshall Grant Neely,III scheduled to have a court appearance soon?
07-24-17, 08:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,730
Posted By Equinox

I didn't think Canadians did this. I hope the guy...

I didn't think Canadians did this. I hope the guy with the club said he was sorry.
07-20-17, 04:35 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,388
Posted By Equinox

There are a lot of hilljacks where I live. You...

There are a lot of hilljacks where I live. You know, the cowardly, impotent sort. They've been rolling coal on us quite a bit. The thing that I've noticed is that it almost always occurs when the...
07-19-17, 11:28 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 26,705
Posted By Equinox

I agree completely.

I agree completely.
07-19-17, 09:45 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 26,705
Posted By Equinox

It was remakable how people were able to come up...

It was remakable how people were able to come up with such impassioned opinions based on a very short video clip. The bicyclist was holding up traffic. His friend was a jerk. He shouldn't have been...
07-19-17, 08:37 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 26,705
Posted By Equinox

I was driving in my village yesterday. The posted...

I was driving in my village yesterday. The posted speed limit is 30mph, but everyone safely does 35mph. There was a car two vehicles in front of me doing 20. It didn't seem like anyone's head was...
07-19-17, 07:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,042
Posted By Equinox

This is unacceptable. What was this man's...

This is unacceptable. What was this man's immigration status? Why was he eligible for deportation? Why was he not deported? If it costs aminimum of $10,000. to defend a DUI charge, how did this guy...
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