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Forum: Foo
09-05-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 15,945
Posted By maddmaxx

The cities may prove to be self destructive in...

The cities may prove to be self destructive in the coming years.
Forum: Foo
08-31-21, 03:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,234
Posted By maddmaxx

Do you use social media to complain about social...

Do you use social media to complain about social media?

Asking for a friend.
Forum: Foo
08-12-21, 04:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,687
Posted By maddmaxx

The important thing is not how old the children...

The important thing is not how old the children have to be but how much the parents interact with them. At one end of the spectrum are parents who let their child have a cell phone without...
Forum: Foo
07-29-21, 01:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By maddmaxx

Do they still sell insurance in kiosks at the...

Do they still sell insurance in kiosks at the airport?
07-25-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,909
Posted By maddmaxx

75 years old. I have no riding partners left. ...

75 years old. I have no riding partners left. I'm nowhere the rider that I used to be. These days it's all gravel road and trail riding. I still carry a cell phone so when I finally keel over...
Forum: Foo
07-24-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,316
Posted By maddmaxx

I'm sure everyone is self made too. :innocent:

I'm sure everyone is self made too. :innocent:
Forum: Foo
07-23-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,316
Posted By maddmaxx

Because many take everything the learned or got...

Because many take everything the learned or got here and abandon this country in favor of someplace cheaper. The quote had more to do with the question about patriotism. My impression was that some...
Forum: Foo
07-23-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,316
Posted By maddmaxx

That response was only intended for the patriotic...

That response was only intended for the patriotic stuff above.
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 03:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,316
Posted By maddmaxx

True. To be free and beholding to no one for...

True. To be free and beholding to no one for what you take with you when you move from place to place is great. A bit selfish, but great anyway.
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 03:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 777
Posted By maddmaxx

I have both. The cell phone for all the things...

I have both. The cell phone for all the things it does away from home such as Waze, texting and emergency phone calls. The land line at home through my internet provider for clarity of voice. If...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 4,043
Posted By maddmaxx

It's necessary to open the door the the most...

It's necessary to open the door the the most common free hobby. complaining. (the other word is banned.)
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 4,043
Posted By maddmaxx

Nitro is so difficult to light that we often saw...

Nitro is so difficult to light that we often saw ignition advances of almost 90 degrees (yep, we would light the fire before top dead center) just to get the flame front moving. Then as you say, it...
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 05:00 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 4,043
Posted By maddmaxx

I can't begin to afford the real thing anymore. ...

I can't begin to afford the real thing anymore. Where I used to be able to build an engine for $5K I don't think I could buy a crankshaft for that price anymore. I passed my NHRA Funny Car license...
07-19-21, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3,446
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 523,209
Posted By maddmaxx

How are double standards and hypocrisy not...

How are double standards and hypocrisy not politics?
Forum: Foo
07-18-21, 02:42 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 4,043
Posted By maddmaxx

Sell all your helicopters and take up RC drag...

Sell all your helicopters and take up RC drag racing.

err: Sorry, this was about an "inexpensive hobby".
07-16-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,922
Posted By maddmaxx

2016 Toyota IM with a Curt hitch kit fits my bike...

2016 Toyota IM with a Curt hitch kit fits my bike rack just fine. The rack from Hollywood Racks has wheel troughs for 2 bikes with padded hooks to pin the top tube. Add in a couple of cables and...
07-14-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 227,481
Posted By maddmaxx

Fear. Bob Woodward. You already know the story....

Fear. Bob Woodward. You already know the story. This is the messy details.
07-14-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2,875
Views: 330,447
Posted By maddmaxx

Black Widow. 3/5. Not the best Marvel movie. ...

Black Widow. 3/5. Not the best Marvel movie. Not the worst.
Forum: Foo
07-14-21, 03:07 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,823
Posted By maddmaxx

I had my 2 part Moderna back in February/March. ...

I had my 2 part Moderna back in February/March. The second shot left me with every old injury I ever had hurting for about 24 hours. My understanding of the newly proposed "booster" from Pfizer and...
07-14-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,010
Posted By maddmaxx

Tell me again why I should care about what non...

Tell me again why I should care about what non bikers think I should wear?
06-30-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,903
Posted By maddmaxx

A bike handled like a two handed scythe can be an...

A bike handled like a two handed scythe can be an effective defense if all else fails. That should cover most dog threats when they won't stop at first. If after that they are still coming, you are...
06-30-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,384
Posted By maddmaxx

I'm fortunate to live next to a rails to trails...

I'm fortunate to live next to a rails to trails route that spans almost half of my state and continues to get longer. It's a linear state park following the path of the old airline route for trains...
06-30-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3,446
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 523,209
Posted By maddmaxx

They do not have to be. Nor must they be...

They do not have to be. Nor must they be inclusive just to be a cyclist. That's the point. Many of us simply ride for fun. I don't care how long yesterday's ride was so long as I enjoyed it.
06-30-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,987
Posted By maddmaxx

Do you like the computers you use in your...

Do you like the computers you use in your science? Most concede that today's computers owe much of their original impetus to Apollo flights to the moon. Personally I know what we had in the late 60's...
06-30-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,987
Posted By maddmaxx

Is it possible to be a cheer leader for just the...

Is it possible to be a cheer leader for just the opposite because one has a different viewpoint? IMO scientific discovery happens at NASA just like it happens in medical facilities. Which is...
Forum: Foo
06-25-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,138
Posted By maddmaxx

Working from home seems tailor made for...

Working from home seems tailor made for responsible workers. A member of my family has had an awful time dealing with the state of New Jersey government as it appears the workers are just going...
Forum: Foo
06-25-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 827
Posted By maddmaxx

Which one will serve as the better stepping stone...

Which one will serve as the better stepping stone to yet another better than either job.
06-24-21, 03:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,661
Posted By maddmaxx

If you are covered by other insurance such as...

If you are covered by other insurance such as that provided by your or your spouses work place and you delay purchasing part B there should be no penalty if at the time you switch over to part B due...
Forum: Foo
06-24-21, 03:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By maddmaxx

Is entrapment by "good guys" really...

Is entrapment by "good guys" really entrapment.
Forum: Foo
06-22-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By maddmaxx

Outlook should not correct this as it's Darwinism...

Outlook should not correct this as it's Darwinism at work.
Forum: Foo
06-20-21, 03:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 846
Posted By maddmaxx

The drought out west has lasted so many years...

The drought out west has lasted so many years that the soil is dried out. The energy that used to evaporate a bit of moisture from the soil now simply makes it hotter.
06-20-21, 03:44 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,178
Posted By maddmaxx

I stop often, take pictures, chat with people I...

I stop often, take pictures, chat with people I meet on the trails. At 75, I'll get there when I get there.
06-20-21, 03:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,819
Posted By maddmaxx

If sitting around drinking beer and gaining 20lbs...

If sitting around drinking beer and gaining 20lbs hasn't motivated you yet sell the bikes.

No easy answers here.
Forum: Foo
06-18-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,847
Posted By maddmaxx

No, up in CT. My bike trails have opened up now...

No, up in CT. My bike trails have opened up now that so many have gone back to work or have decided it's safe to do other things besides walking in family groups. Many are doing the beach scene now...
Forum: Foo
06-18-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,847
Posted By maddmaxx

Meanwhile back here at home the trails have...

Meanwhile back here at home the trails have become quiet because everyone is out of town crowding the get away areas. Life is good.
06-17-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,773
Posted By maddmaxx

I'm 75 and I built my last bike as sort of an...

I'm 75 and I built my last bike as sort of an everything hybrid. I started with the frame that would fit me in a slightly more upright position than my road bike. Then I moved a road groupset over...
06-17-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,661
Posted By maddmaxx

When you hit 65 you sign up for part A which is...

When you hit 65 you sign up for part A which is Free. It covers some hospital costs with a deductable.

If you or your spouse continues to work and receives good medical coverage it is not...
06-13-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,270
Posted By maddmaxx

At age 75 I count about 20 cars (gearheaditus)...

At age 75 I count about 20 cars (gearheaditus) and almost 10 bikes, all but one having been built by myself and all but one having been sold along the way. Some of those cars were collector items...
06-13-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3,446
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 523,209
Posted By maddmaxx

75 and not ashamed of any biking I do. I ride...

75 and not ashamed of any biking I do. I ride for a little exercise and some enjoyment. I no longer record or report miles.
07-29-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 8,972
Posted By maddmaxx

It's the real storyline. Only those with another...

It's the real storyline. Only those with another agenda say otherwise.
07-06-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,518
Posted By maddmaxx

In before anyone claims more testing causes more...

In before anyone claims more testing causes more cases. Florida is actually testing less during this increase than they were a month ago.
07-05-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,518
Posted By maddmaxx

This sort of logic keeps rearing it's head...

This sort of logic keeps rearing it's head everywhere when people attempt to state that one place or another "must" be posting bad data. Flu, has not often caused whole nations to go into full on...
05-19-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,357
Posted By maddmaxx

In the long run conspiracy theories can be...

In the long run conspiracy theories can be defeated with sterilization
Forum: Foo
04-29-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 816
Posted By maddmaxx

I don't know about extreme but some of my regular...

I don't know about extreme but some of my regular vendors are reporting delays in shipping of up to 4 days due to staffing requirements and a heavy increase in online ordering from people who aren't...
Forum: Foo
04-28-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,716
Posted By maddmaxx

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Foo
04-28-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,716
Posted By maddmaxx

Do you really believe that free riders and...

Do you really believe that free riders and parasites among the human race are most likely to be selected by their mates for breeding, or are they most likely to be living in mom's basement?
Forum: Foo
04-28-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,716
Posted By maddmaxx

No evolution of man. Strawman. Failure of...

No evolution of man. Strawman. Failure of meritocracy.

Trifecta. You should come play in P&R
04-27-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By maddmaxx

See this link provided by TDS101 in another...

See this link provided by TDS101 in another thread. ...
04-27-20, 04:44 PM
Forum: Foo
04-27-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,716
Posted By maddmaxx

Evolution is a meritocracy. Those best able to...

Evolution is a meritocracy. Those best able to survive do so while those not so able fade away. You know that guy at work who doesn't help all that much and leaves your team lacking. Do you want he...
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