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02-21-20, 08:55 AM
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Posted By livedarklions

I can't seem to find any info on those Audi bikes...

I can't seem to find any info on those Audi bikes (other ones, yes). Anyone know what those are?
02-21-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 41,854
Posted By livedarklions

If you look at the numbers, this is by far the...

If you look at the numbers, this is by far the most popular thread on the forum right now. I'm not actually riding right now because I've gotten to be a cold weather wimp in my dotage, but I...
02-21-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 475
Posted By livedarklions

Zwift Academy is a marketing tool more akin to...

Zwift Academy is a marketing tool more akin to the Publisher's Clearing House than a real talent development tool.
02-21-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 475
Posted By livedarklions

Spin classes are what they are and they...

Spin classes are what they are and they apparently work for a lot of people. They are not bicycling and really have nothing to do with bicycling except that the machines have some similar parts....
02-20-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 455
Posted By livedarklions

Really cold and really hot, but I kind of feel...

Really cold and really hot, but I kind of feel better not knowing the exact temperature in those conditions. I've definitely ridden in over 100 degrees in New Orleans, but don't think I've ever...
02-20-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,510
Posted By livedarklions

Starbucks.

Starbucks.
02-20-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 603
Posted By livedarklions

I don't quite get it--are the pedals spinning...

I don't quite get it--are the pedals spinning magnets to drive the rear wheel?
02-20-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,510
Posted By livedarklions

Well, maybe going around a very big block a whole...

Well, maybe going around a very big block a whole lot of times.
02-20-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,510
Posted By livedarklions

Like I said, I don't run, but the "asphalt is...

Like I said, I don't run, but the "asphalt is softer" lore is something I've heard from several people, and is a common assertion on the internet along with plenty of skepticism over whether it...
02-20-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 603
Posted By livedarklions

Apology not accepted--making crap explanations...

Apology not accepted--making crap explanations up has been way too much fun for you to need to apologize.
02-20-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,945
Posted By livedarklions

Burden of proof is on the state to prove beyond a...

Burden of proof is on the state to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that he intentionally fled, The stuff on the video is so far below that standard that it's absurd they went forward with the felony...
02-20-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,510
Posted By livedarklions

Google running on asphalt vs. concrete--you'll be...

Google running on asphalt vs. concrete--you'll be amazed how much discussion of this there is.

Concrete is a much harder surface, but I don't see how that matters if your feet can't "bend"...
02-20-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,510
Posted By livedarklions

A lot of runners believe that asphalt is a better...

A lot of runners believe that asphalt is a better surface for running than concrete because it's softer. I find this pretty far-fetched because I really don't believe that asphalt deforms enough to...
02-20-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,510
Posted By livedarklions

Local conditions can trump any general rule. ...

Local conditions can trump any general rule.

There's a lot of these threads as well as threads about MUPs. What's always obvious after a few heated exchanges is that people picture very different...
02-20-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 41,854
Posted By livedarklions

Harry and Louise were in the ads that went after...

Harry and Louise were in the ads that went after Hillarycare in the 1990s. No one is bragging about ads against Obamacare because they didn't work.
02-19-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By livedarklions

This one: https://vimeo.com/1323646 ...

This one:

https://vimeo.com/1323646

Actual bike choreography.
02-19-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 41,854
Posted By livedarklions

Needs Babe the blue ox. If you were at the...

Needs Babe the blue ox.

If you were at the other end of the state, I'd have bet that used to be Mark McGwire before the congressional hearings.

Oh, I found this, BTW--he's a muffler man:
...
02-19-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 603
Posted By livedarklions

Dehydrated water.

Dehydrated water.
02-19-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 603
Posted By livedarklions

"Rims Without Holes" is actually the title of a...

"Rims Without Holes" is actually the title of a self-help book. The notion is that we believe we are flawless and self-sustained, we will win the lottery or something.
02-19-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,510
Posted By livedarklions

Very simple--the trail is the one you're not...

Very simple--the trail is the one you're not riding on at any given time.
02-19-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 707
Posted By livedarklions

Next up: Which catheter is most aero?

Next up: Which catheter is most aero?
02-19-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 603
Posted By livedarklions

When it comes to the wheel, that's a hole in the...

When it comes to the wheel, that's a hole in the whole, not in the rim.

No real point, I just wanted an excuse to write "hole in the whole.".
02-19-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 41,854
Posted By livedarklions

She's a metaphorical symbol, not a character. ...

She's a metaphorical symbol, not a character. Whether the concept she stands for is fictional is a question for another forum.
02-19-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 41,854
Posted By livedarklions

Yes, Mr. Bill is saying he'll accept it IF he...

Yes, Mr. Bill is saying he'll accept it IF he gets the proper picture. Someone could still submit something else in the meantime.
02-19-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 707
Posted By livedarklions

https://www.vitalitymedical.com/texas-catheter.htm...

https://www.vitalitymedical.com/texas-catheter.html


I don't think you'd want to ride with a bag of urine attached to your leg, though.
02-18-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 41,854
Posted By livedarklions

I have it on pretty good authority that Lafayette...

I have it on pretty good authority that Lafayette was not fictional, so if it's any consolation, he wouldn't have fit the assignment.

Great head shot, though!
02-18-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 707
Posted By livedarklions

Depends.

Depends.
02-18-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 707
Posted By livedarklions

Did the bear make you start this thread?

Did the bear make you start this thread?
02-18-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,945
Posted By livedarklions

I would say that I don't think a cop respectful...

I would say that I don't think a cop respectful of the safety needs of his community would have seized on this flimsy excuse to barrell down that road at high speed even with the sirens blaring.
02-18-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 445
Posted By livedarklions

I had a set of wheels that would only get...

I had a set of wheels that would only get screechy when it was damp and cold. Water would condense on the rims until it got warm enough for that to stop happening. You could hear them from two...
02-18-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,670
Posted By livedarklions

In other words, it's great for training the...

In other words, it's great for training the engine, not so much for training the driver.
02-18-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 41,854
Posted By livedarklions

Does the bottom one qualify as a statue of the...

Does the bottom one qualify as a statue of the very hungry caterpillar?
02-18-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,129
Posted By livedarklions

He last posted 2 days ago. Apparently he...

He last posted 2 days ago.

Apparently he doesn't like Michael Bloomberg.
02-18-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,670
Posted By livedarklions

Maybe they're running an indoor social...

Maybe they're running an indoor social interaction simulator and it just generates discussion topics.
02-18-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 409
Posted By livedarklions

You want to be careful with that refusal to wear...

You want to be careful with that refusal to wear a number:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0LaT6qVRpg
02-18-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 409
Posted By livedarklions

Just put the sticker on your forehead. Very punk.

Just put the sticker on your forehead. Very punk.
02-18-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 409
Posted By livedarklions

I was wondering about that. Some of these...

I was wondering about that. Some of these suggestions sound like interesting experiments in chemical and temperature interactions with helmet materials, but nothing I'd want to bet my noggin on.
02-18-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 409
Posted By livedarklions

Put a more amusing sticker over it.

Put a more amusing sticker over it.
02-18-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,945
Posted By livedarklions

Is that reason supposed to be more or less...

Is that reason supposed to be more or less "silly"?
02-18-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,510
Posted By livedarklions

These are the kind of places where I'll consider...

These are the kind of places where I'll consider it. I've got a "twin bridge" situation near my house where I have to go about a 1/4 mile out of my way to take the "legal" span, and that involves a...
02-18-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,670
Posted By livedarklions

Nonsense. Real bike handling skills involve...

Nonsense. Real bike handling skills involve keeping the bike upright while avoiding obstacles and/or keeping it under control when you fail to avoid one. You aren't going to learn how to recover...
02-18-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 409
Posted By livedarklions

I always assumed that the paint/ink was on the...

I always assumed that the paint/ink was on the inside of a clear plastic shell. Is that wrong?
02-18-20, 05:32 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,510
Posted By livedarklions

As a former bus commuter, I can tell you that...

As a former bus commuter, I can tell you that moving a few inches at a crowded stop without bumping into someone can be a tall order. People are generally carrying bags and bunched up for quick...
02-18-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,510
Posted By livedarklions

Bridges are also different than surface...

Bridges are also different than surface roads-generally, no intersections and driveways, which are the main things that make sidewalk riding dangerous.
02-17-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,945
Posted By livedarklions

For what it's worth, I think this should be in...

For what it's worth, I think this should be in P&R. The discretion/selective prosecution issue with the two cyclists being treated so differently is just too wrapped up in the politics of race for...
02-17-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,510
Posted By livedarklions

Yeah, I used to be a lot more doctrinaire about...

Yeah, I used to be a lot more doctrinaire about this, telling people they shouldn't blah blah blah, but have since realized they know a lot more about their local conditions than I ever will.
02-17-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,510
Posted By livedarklions

For the most part, I avoid it, but have a couple...

For the most part, I avoid it, but have a couple very specific places where it's almost a necessity. Frankly, I find the riding conditions on sidewalks fairly miserable, with often uneven surfaces,...
02-17-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,945
Posted By livedarklions

I can't get past this discrepancy.

I can't get past this discrepancy.
02-17-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,324
Posted By livedarklions

The tree wasn't wearing a helmet.

The tree wasn't wearing a helmet.
02-15-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,324
Posted By livedarklions

John's mellowed out a bit since he became pope.

John's mellowed out a bit since he became pope.
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