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11-23-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 645
Posted By Biker395

Holy crap. I had to make a trip to the ER...

Holy crap.

I had to make a trip to the ER back in April with a suspicious fever. All the precautions there were comforting and disturbing at the same time. That was unsettling enough for me,...
11-16-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,790
Posted By Biker395

This particular one is interesting to me for...

This particular one is interesting to me for different reasons.

Apparently, the governor attended an outdoor dinner party with a small number of friends, hosted at the French Laundry ... an uber...
11-05-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,891
Posted By Biker395

No question. Video evidence is crucial. Without...

No question. Video evidence is crucial. Without it, it is near impossible to catch them and even harder to show intent.

Yea, I remember Jim. I was at his funeral as were a lot of other people....
11-02-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,891
Posted By Biker395

Yea, I see that stuff too. Some days (when...

Yea, I see that stuff too.

Some days (when I think that supplying facts will make a difference), I point them out to people. Others, I know better and just let it go.

Those conversations...
10-30-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3,800
Views: 537,213
Posted By Biker395

First time commuting to work in a long while ... ...

First time commuting to work in a long while ...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/redondo_lean_low_res_98aa294b1121b1529bd9d015eb868fb8bed6bc39.jpg
10-29-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,187
Posted By Biker395

I was waaaay off. It was mid March.

I was waaaay off. It was mid March.
10-28-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,187
Posted By Biker395

Whew is right! I know a few: 1. Best...

Whew is right!

I know a few:

1. Best friend (60s) got it in January. He felt like he got a flu that knocked him on his arse for about a week. No chest congestion, and no fever ... he was...
10-18-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3,800
Views: 537,213
Posted By Biker395

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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10-17-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,259
Posted By Biker395

Damn ... I’m sorry to hear that. It sounds like...

Damn ... I’m sorry to hear that. It sounds like your bike took the brunt of it, and that’s good.

My last crash involved somethin similar ... hitting something I apparently didn’t see. I didn’t...
10-06-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,278
Posted By Biker395

Let's see. There are soooo many. #1 I took...

Let's see. There are soooo many.

#1 I took apart my rear derailleur to clean out the idler pulleys. I didn't have a torque wrench at the time, but I thought I tightened the bolts more than...
10-06-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3,800
Views: 537,213
Posted By Biker395

Bluff Cove ...

Bluff Cove

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10-06-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3,800
Views: 537,213
Posted By Biker395

Whoa! ...

Whoa!

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10-04-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3,800
Views: 537,213
Posted By Biker395

The “Overhang” in the Rock Store climb. ...

The “Overhang” in the Rock Store climb.
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10-01-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,620
Posted By Biker395

Harumph ... try being a Jet fan. OMG. ...

Harumph ... try being a Jet fan. OMG.



:thumb:

The bubble paradigm seems to be going well for the NBA so far. Maybe the NFL should have taken a similar strategy.

Not so much a fan of...
10-01-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,766
Posted By Biker395

Cripes. So much variance in how COVID affects...

Cripes. So much variance in how COVID affects people. One friend (my age) told me it was like a nasty flu, that made him very tired and took away his sense of taste and smell. No fever. No...
09-24-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3,800
Views: 537,213
Posted By Biker395

Took a short evening ride with a friend before he...

Took a short evening ride with a friend before he had to get back on a plane for Michigan. Very breezy (typical) initially, but as the sun began to fall, the breeze slowed down and it was quiet and...
09-12-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,225
Posted By Biker395

i have read that so far, they’ve traced perhaps...

i have read that so far, they’ve traced perhaps 200 cases to Sturgis. And those spikes also followed other events which likely contributed to the spikes.

i have no doubt that Sturgis we’ll result...
08-27-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,663
Posted By Biker395

With all the negatives, I think there are some...

With all the negatives, I think there are some positives that will come out of the pandemic. One of the big one is the resurgence of dining alfresco.

They FINALLY cordoned off sections of streets...
08-26-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,663
Posted By Biker395

One of the things COVID has taught me is that...

One of the things COVID has taught me is that people have wildly different risk tolerances.
08-06-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,145
Posted By Biker395

I love people watching. Not just the bikinis,...

I love people watching. Not just the bikinis, but everyone. I find myself looking at them, and wondering who they are and what they are about. If life has taught me nothing, it is that you can't...
08-04-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,663
Posted By Biker395

Consider the possibility that they would fail or...

Consider the possibility that they would fail or be in serious trouble no matter what the government did. I cannot envision a safe way to run a bar in a post COVID environment.
08-03-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,663
Posted By Biker395

Otherwise known as being between a rock and a...

Otherwise known as being between a rock and a hard place. Many of those small businesses cannot survive in a quarantine or near quarantine situation ... and at the same time, that is what is...
08-03-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 747
Posted By Biker395

Smart move ... you see a dangerous place to be? ...

Smart move ... you see a dangerous place to be? Move on and make other plans. :thumb:
07-30-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3,800
Views: 537,213
Posted By Biker395

That was taken from Minaret Vista near Mammoth. ...

That was taken from Minaret Vista near Mammoth. If you take 203 past the main lodge at the ski resort and keep going another mile or so, it gets you to a kiosk with a viewpoint. I took this about...
07-29-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3,800
Views: 537,213
Posted By Biker395

Good weekend! ...

Good weekend!

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07-22-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,041
Posted By Biker395

I believe there are apps that will do just that. ...

I believe there are apps that will do just that. I was skeptical about the technology at first (GPS has it's limits), but I read some studies and potential designs that looked like they would do it....
07-17-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 901
Posted By Biker395

Pretty much my experience too. You're generally...

Pretty much my experience too. You're generally safe out of doors, but give people a wide berth and keep your contact ephemeral.

I'm finding people's responses to this pandemic completely...
07-15-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,356
Posted By Biker395

I believe the reason colds are seasonal has more...

I believe the reason colds are seasonal has more to do with our response to weather, rather than the weather itself. In other words, colds increase an epidemiologically significant period of time...
07-15-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,149
Posted By Biker395

Well this is encouraging ... vaccine progress: ...

Well this is encouraging ... vaccine progress:

https://www.sltrib.com/news/2020/07/14/theres-some-good-news/?utm_source=pushly
07-15-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,149
Posted By Biker395

Thanks for the somewhat hopeful words. I was...

Thanks for the somewhat hopeful words.

I was a lot more optimisitic about our response to the pandemic back when it began. By this time, I envisioned a lot of testing, some new insights gained...
07-15-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,356
Posted By Biker395

Think of it as sometimes deadly version of the...

Think of it as sometimes deadly version of the common cold.
07-09-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,315
Posted By Biker395

I get it from books and documentaries on the...

I get it from books and documentaries on the subject. A lot more is known about that virus than was known before. They've gone into permafrost to find some of the different strains of the virus. It's...
07-09-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,315
Posted By Biker395

I'm feeling the same disappointment with the...

I'm feeling the same disappointment with the general public. Mirroring their thoughts about politics, they really don't seem to be able to see the grays between black and white, and use reasonable...
07-08-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,355
Posted By Biker395

I agree completely. Just what the world needs,...

I agree completely. Just what the world needs, another shorthand way to insult people and shut down meaningful conversation. :notamused:
07-03-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 6,120
Posted By Biker395

“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in...

“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.”

~ Mike Tyson
06-30-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,355
Posted By Biker395

Lots of mental illness out there too. COVIDs...

Lots of mental illness out there too. COVIDs even more of a challenge for that demographic.
06-29-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By Biker395

Not so much a problem with cycling pix, but in...

Not so much a problem with cycling pix, but in civvies? Zipper shut too. :innocent:
06-28-20, 04:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By Biker395

:lol: Sounds like you are having fun. I say...

:lol:

Sounds like you are having fun. I say go for it!
06-27-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 6,120
Posted By Biker395

You certainly know more about this than I, but...

You certainly know more about this than I, but everything I have read indicates that the only way to know how ‘durable’ the immunity is is to wait and see. Since we have only been dealing with the...
06-24-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 7,966
Posted By Biker395

Yikes. I hope this is some kind of joke ... ...

Yikes. I hope this is some kind of joke ...

https://consequenceofsound.net/2020/06/herd-immunity-rock-festival/
06-22-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 8,196
Posted By Biker395

I think the hardest arguments to refute are those...

I think the hardest arguments to refute are those that are utterly irrational. Think about it. You attack and argument by pointing out a flaw in facts or logic. When an argument is devoid of...
06-19-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,070
Posted By Biker395

I guess I am not clear on what your objection is....

I guess I am not clear on what your objection is. They require social distancing and masks? Appointments to come in?
06-18-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 8,196
Posted By Biker395

A 30 year old friend of mine nearly died from the...

A 30 year old friend of mine nearly died from the Easter Bunny?
06-12-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 16,876
Posted By Biker395

Nasty drivers come in all kinds of vehicles, but...

Nasty drivers come in all kinds of vehicles, but for my money, 20 something males driving full sized pickups are the worst. It's as if they are compensating for something else lacking. :rolleyes:
06-09-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,197
Posted By Biker395

Not at all my experience. The posse I ride with...

Not at all my experience. The posse I ride with are awesome people.
06-08-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,490
Posted By Biker395

The statistic of interest for me was that on...

The statistic of interest for me was that on average, COVID is taking about 12-13 years from victim's lives (forgot which thread it was posted in). That is long enough so that I would certainly...
05-29-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,098
Posted By Biker395

FWIW, I have read recently that the studies have...

FWIW, I have read recently that the studies have concluded that HCQ has been shown to do more harm than good in treating COVID patients of all severity ... mild, moderate and severe. It's not even...
05-28-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,511
Posted By Biker395

I was going to ask for clarification on that too....

I was going to ask for clarification on that too. I think the notion is that since the photo is taken from the same place, the perspective is the same. That is why cropping a photo to the equivalent...
05-27-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,511
Posted By Biker395

Yikes. Nope ... those photos do not look like...

Yikes. Nope ... those photos do not look like they used telephoto focal lengths to be misleading (never said the other pix were fake ... just that they were misleading, BTW).

FWIW, you wouldn’t...
05-27-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,511
Posted By Biker395

I think the media focus appropriate. and I...

I think the media focus appropriate. and I understand the import of superspreader events. But there have been occasions in the past, where they misrepresented the truth and left people with damaging...
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