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04-04-20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By livedarklions

Bring people from all over the world, have them...

Bring people from all over the world, have them ride through tightly packed crowds throughout the country, what could go wrong?

The riders aren't training, the logistics of moving support and tv...
04-04-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 357
Posted By livedarklions

Avoid the Minuteman. I think it's going to be...

Avoid the Minuteman. I think it's going to be jammed all weekend.

My rides are maxing out at about 50 miles right now due to lack of bathrooms and coffee.
04-04-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,291
Posted By livedarklions

So as the death toll and number of cases continue...

So as the death toll and number of cases continue to mount, are you just going to continue to escalate the number of diseases, conditions and types of incidents you're going to compare this to in...
04-04-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By livedarklions

I got as far as a guy yelling "they tell us..."...

I got as far as a guy yelling "they tell us..." and " the mainstream media ", look at the time, and know this is pointless.

Frankly, it's clearly a politically motivated video, and linking it to...
04-04-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 19,018
Posted By livedarklions

I did a MUP round trip Wednesday and had a funny...

I did a MUP round trip Wednesday and had a funny experience with a couple of pedestrians. They were walking on both sides of the path and when I announced passing on your left, they both went to...
04-03-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By livedarklions

Or just save two hours of your life and ignore...

Or just save two hours of your life and ignore this rant.
04-03-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,362
Posted By livedarklions

Well, good luck accomplishing that with a BF...

Well, good luck accomplishing that with a BF thread. If you actually read my post saying that the extreme level of social control exercised by the CCP is based on terrorizing the population by...
04-03-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,362
Posted By livedarklions

This thread and the discussion of China are...

This thread and the discussion of China are utterly pointless. We know that in the nature of things, all countries are underreporting the number of infections simply because there is no way to...
04-02-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,362
Posted By livedarklions

Yes, we're supposed to believe that China has a...

Yes, we're supposed to believe that China has a police state so effective that it can reduce the spread sufficiently to produce a death rate of zero, but not effective enough for people to know they...
04-02-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,362
Posted By livedarklions

I'm betting you're going to regret posting all...

I'm betting you're going to regret posting all this crap in about 10 days.
04-02-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 449
Posted By livedarklions

I've now developed a rule of thumb for my local...

I've now developed a rule of thumb for my local go to MUP--if it's below 50 degrees out, it's fine. If it's above, it's too crowded with way too many leashes to negotiate.
04-02-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,362
Posted By livedarklions

I, for one, am entirely reassured by my faith in...

I, for one, am entirely reassured by my faith in the honesty of the Chinese government, and its extraordinary concern for the welfare of its citizenry.

I also believe in the tooth fairy.
04-01-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,291
Posted By livedarklions

LOL. I've taught constitutional law, and you're...

LOL. I've taught constitutional law, and you're several steps short of making a decent legal argument. First of all, you haven't identified the fundamental right being abridged here. Secondly,...
04-01-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 449
Posted By livedarklions

Was on a MUP yesterday, and didn't have too much...

Was on a MUP yesterday, and didn't have too much trouble in the below 50 degrees weather, but when it was warmer than that, forget about it.

Riding on the MUP, I have hit upon the conspiracy...
04-01-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 374
Posted By livedarklions

C'mon, even the title of this thread was...

C'mon, even the title of this thread was combative, and your OP wasn't exactly constructive.
BillyD just explained to you in 13 words why your ideas wouldn't work. No one wants to put in that much...
04-01-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 892
Views: 57,770
Posted By livedarklions

Quirky! I love it.

Quirky! I love it.
04-01-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 892
Views: 57,770
Posted By livedarklions

Just for future reference, I don't think "I can't...

Just for future reference, I don't think "I can't find this where I live" is a legitimate objection to a mission. That's just going to make the hunt a race to post pictures of common things. ...
04-01-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,291
Posted By livedarklions

I'm not going to quibble with you over the...

I'm not going to quibble with you over the modeling, but the projections of deaths with and without social distancing diverge by millions.

You really want to talk about cavalier, look at Florida,...
03-31-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,291
Posted By livedarklions

You're conflating two very different things....

You're conflating two very different things. Basically, what's become very obvious is preventing people from contracting the virus long term is simply an impossibility. 70% of the population is going...
03-31-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,291
Posted By livedarklions

The infection rate may be 70% for the two...

The infection rate may be 70% for the two scenarios, but there is at least an order of magnitude's difference between the predicted number of deaths. Preventing the deaths of a couple million people...
03-31-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,362
Posted By livedarklions

Truth is corpses in semi-trailer freezers.

Truth is corpses in semi-trailer freezers.
03-31-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By livedarklions

Another way to explain this is that the Schrader...

Another way to explain this is that the Schrader stems are the kind you have on your car.
03-31-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,117
Posted By livedarklions

Yup, my main frustration right now is that taking...

Yup, my main frustration right now is that taking the time to have the polite exchange would probably make them nervous about violating social distance rules Normally, I go out of my way to let them...
03-31-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,117
Posted By livedarklions

Don't wave, it makes you touch your face. LOL ...

Don't wave, it makes you touch your face. LOL

I nod at people when they are riding the rural and semi-rural roads I'm on, but I don't get this obsession with waving at strangers. I leave that to...
03-30-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 422
Posted By livedarklions

Think you may find this isn't a good time to try...

Think you may find this isn't a good time to try to sell a bike, what with the social distancing.
03-30-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,990
Posted By livedarklions

Just wanted everyone to know my throwaway bike...

Just wanted everyone to know my throwaway bike culture just came back negative.
03-30-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,190
Posted By livedarklions

My nose runs like a faucet when I ride below 50...

My nose runs like a faucet when I ride below 50 degrees F. Plus I have allergies. Anyone would be nuts to ride close to me without a screening test.
03-30-20, 04:42 AM
Replies: 892
Views: 57,770
Posted By livedarklions

Botty liked your post, so I think you won. ...

Botty liked your post, so I think you won. What's the new mission?
03-29-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,190
Posted By livedarklions

More to the point, you probably can't ride on a...

More to the point, you probably can't ride on a path at all, even solo. The math calculation is ridiculous, the odds of you precisely going through the cloud of exhaled air to inhale it at even a...
03-28-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 892
Views: 57,770
Posted By livedarklions

[QUOTE=cyccommute;21386613]If Joe Bikerider...

[QUOTE=cyccommute;21386613]If Joe Bikerider approves, the next mission will violate the rules a little: Letís see those Covid19 emptied streets...but, and hereís the rule violation, letís get more...
03-27-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,190
Posted By livedarklions

Not going to take a stab at the Bernoulli effect,...

Not going to take a stab at the Bernoulli effect, but riding side by side generally will involve a need to go single file periodically, so as a practical matter, this is really just an interesting...
03-27-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 892
Views: 57,770
Posted By livedarklions

Sorry but cyccommute beat you by about two hours.

Sorry but cyccommute beat you by about two hours.
03-27-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 892
Views: 57,770
Posted By livedarklions

Mission us, man! I get out of work in an hour.

Mission us, man! I get out of work in an hour.
03-27-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,071
Posted By livedarklions

I always have the same reaction to the barking...

I always have the same reaction to the barking dog in car window scenario, and it's reflex--First, I get startled in a big way, then I immediately start laughing out of amusement. For some reason, I...
03-27-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 713
Posted By livedarklions

Every driver I know has noticed the same crazy...

Every driver I know has noticed the same crazy behavior.

Is it just that people figure cops aren't going to pull them over because they don't want to handle the license and registration or are...
03-26-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,731
Posted By livedarklions

Honest question, though--is general cycling the...

Honest question, though--is general cycling the place for a thread for people to argue about the causes, spread and severity of the virus? I get that it's supposed to be ok to walk away from an...
03-26-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,773
Posted By livedarklions

Reckless is one of those great words where the...

Reckless is one of those great words where the adjective survives after the root word has gone extinct.

"Once seemingly invincible, the word 'reck' has been thoroughly vinced."
03-26-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,731
Posted By livedarklions

Please inform the coronavirus that it's required...

Please inform the coronavirus that it's required to follow precedent and stop having an exponential spread rate and relatively high rate of death AND severe complications. Apparently it didn't get...
03-26-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 892
Views: 57,770
Posted By livedarklions

Just my 2 cents here because people are going to...

Just my 2 cents here because people are going to do what they do, but I was watching this thread during my winter riding layoff because it was fun to "ride vicariously" . The cool pictures and...
03-25-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 23,284
Posted By livedarklions

This is now the 8-track tape of threads.

This is now the 8-track tape of threads.
03-25-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,773
Posted By livedarklions

That whole "almost an antonym" thing is why...

That whole "almost an antonym" thing is why "wreckless" is one of my favorite common misspellings.

Spell check doesn't catch it because "wreckless" and "reckless" are both legitimate words. ...
03-25-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,990
Posted By livedarklions

That's the aftermath of the bike share...

That's the aftermath of the bike share bubble--really a very different issue. Maybe I'm missing something here, but the premise of this whole thread really seems off the beam to me--high end carbon...
03-25-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,731
Posted By livedarklions

Is this thread thoroughly political at this point?

Is this thread thoroughly political at this point?
03-24-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 892
Views: 57,770
Posted By livedarklions

As the completer of exactly one mission, but a...

As the completer of exactly one mission, but a follower of this thread from the beginning, I have to say that if this turns into "lets find props in our yards", I'm going to be out very soon--that's...
03-24-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,000
Posted By livedarklions

Are you seriously going to bump this thread once...

Are you seriously going to bump this thread once a month with this stupidity?

Please explain how the NTSB could possibly realize a penny if states and localities collected fines. You are...
03-24-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,026
Posted By livedarklions

Chesters are great. I own 4 sets of them,...

Chesters are great. I own 4 sets of them, thousands of miles on each, no problems in any context. Durable as hell. They do mark up the soles of your shoes, but it isn't a real wear problem, just...
03-22-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 19,018
Posted By livedarklions

Says the guy who pulled a several day old quote...

Says the guy who pulled a several day old quote mischacterizing what I said, and calls me "the peanut gallery.". You made this personal at that point.

I'm trying very hard to abide by 6 foot...
03-21-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 19,018
Posted By livedarklions

Bizarre you're quoting me for saying that your...

Bizarre you're quoting me for saying that your assertion that you couldn't maintain 6 feet behind was bizarre, then.

I still don't think transient passes slightly closer than 6 feet while in...
03-21-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,731
Posted By livedarklions

I should've qualified that--are any of the people...

I should've qualified that--are any of the people who are telling us whether or not it's aerosol virologists?

My guess is you know enough to know that making certainty statements while the data...
03-20-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 19,018
Posted By livedarklions

A friendly amendment to this--it's also about how...

A friendly amendment to this--it's also about how to keep your riding legal in an environment of constantly changing orders.

Updates about what regulations are being imposed and how they're being...
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