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03-20-07, 08:12 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,049
Posted By bigpedaler

HH, it's simple -- do you agree, yes or no? i...

HH, it's simple -- do you agree, yes or no? i can agree or disagree w/ your position w/o having to prove the validity of my point. THAT'S what this thread is about, as well.

EVERYBODY already...
03-20-07, 07:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,359
Posted By bigpedaler

when there's multiple lanes, go the f**k on...

when there's multiple lanes, go the f**k on by...in another f*****g lane! if there's not room, who are you to tell me i have to move for you? you sound like you drive in my town, which is why i...
03-20-07, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 1,649,778
Posted By bigpedaler

i'll answer the 2nd question 1st: i'm not...

i'll answer the 2nd question 1st:
i'm not implying a thing -- if the city where you live/ride is accepting of cyclists on the main arteries, then more power to ya! where i live, there are narrow...
03-20-07, 06:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,049
Posted By bigpedaler

no--every word you've posted here is NOT on topic...

no--every word you've posted here is NOT on topic -- what does your assessment of chip's behavior have to do with whether or not we can all come together? if you have a problem with chip, then you...
03-20-07, 06:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,159
Posted By bigpedaler

advocacy is the promotion of a special interest...

advocacy is the promotion of a special interest to society at large. how can that not be political?

the LEAST political thing we as cycling advocates can do is just to ride. it goes up from...
03-20-07, 06:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,049
Posted By bigpedaler

start your own thread, then. the door's that...

start your own thread, then. the door's that way.>>>>
03-20-07, 06:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,045
Posted By bigpedaler

enjoyed a recent cable special about the autobahn...

enjoyed a recent cable special about the autobahn system -- took me back! i spent three years in germany, having a ball w/ those roads. it's such an indescribable rush to be going 110mph, see lights...
03-20-07, 06:14 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,049
Posted By bigpedaler

you're free to believe that...just as i'm free to...

you're free to believe that...just as i'm free to believe that you're a JAC. so get past it and work for the greater good, whether it's your particular vision or not.
03-20-07, 06:10 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,049
Posted By bigpedaler

kal...be the 'bigger person', and don't wait for...

kal...be the 'bigger person', and don't wait for your own gratification on this.
03-20-07, 06:06 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,049
Posted By bigpedaler

I'm with ya there, chip. the longer we can keep...

I'm with ya there, chip.
the longer we can keep the minutae of the vc debate out of here, the better off we'll all be...after all, this thread is all about finding a way to come together.
'they'...
Forum: Commuting
03-19-07, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By bigpedaler

i have things like that about every year. so...

i have things like that about every year.
so far in '07, nothing, but the year is young.

last year, riding to work in the spring, down a secondary artery, no other traffic in sight, and i'm just...
Forum: Commuting
03-19-07, 09:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,041
Posted By bigpedaler

since i'm so bloody slow on my AM bike, this only...

since i'm so bloody slow on my AM bike, this only comes up in the lineup at a stop. generally, i don't let 'em in. if they try anyway, they get THE LOOK.... (not the one Armstrong gave), and most...
03-19-07, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By bigpedaler

at least that one had a funny ending.... ...

at least that one had a funny ending....

eight years ago, 1 week after buying a van (large family), we were driving to the north side, and some old alky tried to cross the street in front of us. ...
03-19-07, 09:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,353
Posted By bigpedaler

I'D wear it.

I'D wear it.
03-19-07, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By bigpedaler

had a cf low riser on my last two bikes (one died...

had a cf low riser on my last two bikes (one died preemee), and judging from the replies here, my experience was unique.

it DID make the front end feel noticeably lighter, both in steering and...
03-19-07, 08:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,615
Posted By bigpedaler

OK, people, let's get back on subject --...

OK, people, let's get back on subject -- impossible dream wish list, not a discussion of bike-friendly road facilities! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

(some of you could kill the buzz of a...
03-19-07, 08:33 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 7,611
Posted By bigpedaler

there have been three in my area over the last...

there have been three in my area over the last few years -- actually within an 18-month span. all three resulted in fatalities.

one was on a two-lane road between my city and a nearby smaller...
03-19-07, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By bigpedaler

the guy is hurt but ok -- how about the dog? ...

the guy is hurt but ok -- how about the dog?
seriously -- this drunk needs his so-called 'manhood' sliced, diced, and fed to him as a reminder that macho-boy behind the wheel is even more stupid....
03-19-07, 03:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,615
Posted By bigpedaler

death penalty for bike thieves. by lethal...

death penalty for bike thieves.
by lethal anal-probe injection.
i'm thinking the WWE's leftover barbed-wire-wrapped baseball bats....
03-19-07, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 29,839
Posted By bigpedaler

This is my last post to this thread. JF, you...

This is my last post to this thread.
JF, you have been doing what you do for decades, and nothing anyone says here will make an impression on your closed mind. You will continue to do what you do...
03-19-07, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 1,649,778
Posted By bigpedaler

maybe it's my military training, or the...

maybe it's my military training, or the high-school dabble in martial arts, maybe it's just me -- but i'm on a 360-radar scan practically every second i'm out there. (i do it in cars and on foot, as...
03-19-07, 08:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,715
Posted By bigpedaler

i check into this forum daily, and it's not...

i check into this forum daily, and it's not removed from A & S -- it's a sub-category within A/S all its own! yes, it's a charged debate, with all the politics involved, and the real as well as...
03-19-07, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By bigpedaler

AT LAST! ! ! a new frontier for JF to address! ...

AT LAST! ! ! a new frontier for JF to address! oh, wait -- it's already set up the way he wants it...cyclists among traffic.
03-19-07, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 29,839
Posted By bigpedaler

The honorarium is only an issue because JF denies...

The honorarium is only an issue because JF denies receiving any money other than travel expenses.

I'd love to get a piece of that, too, and i wouldn't be shy about admitting my honorariums! ...
03-18-07, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By bigpedaler

i'm pretty sure that not a lot does, but it's a...

i'm pretty sure that not a lot does, but it's a good outlet for frustrated road rage....
03-18-07, 04:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,211
Posted By bigpedaler

other than bike messengers (nonexistent in my...

other than bike messengers (nonexistent in my town), i'm not aware of too many cyclists who talk on cell phones; or cyclists that put on makeup, shave, read a newspaper, change CD's, drink their...
03-18-07, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By bigpedaler

this strikes me as an example of the lowest...

this strikes me as an example of the lowest common denominator, much like the idea someone local to me came up with -- so many people were running red lights, they built a 2-3 second delay into the...
03-18-07, 03:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,221
Posted By bigpedaler

this one was for when it got real bad -- i have a...

this one was for when it got real bad -- i have a daily maintenance scrip for the strongest NSAID there is -- no drowsiness w/ it, either. i was told the only thing they could give me that was...
03-18-07, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 743
Posted By bigpedaler

the 11' requirement seems a bit tight for me; ...

the 11' requirement seems a bit tight for me; the average car width is between 5 & 6'...the average bike/rider, reasonably, is about 2' (+-). allowing for the usually requisite 3' separation, and...
03-18-07, 01:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,615
Posted By bigpedaler

a nationwide conscientious mindset; in other...

a nationwide conscientious mindset; in other words, everyone realizing they don't know it all and have to respect other people, and thus DO so. (am i a dreamer, or am i a DREAMER?)
03-18-07, 01:38 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 146,198
Posted By bigpedaler

i know i posted once, but i feel like i should...

i know i posted once, but i feel like i should once more....

as i said before, fat tires, so i won't be busting 20mph on level ground any time soon for a sustained period of time -- a few seconds...
03-18-07, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 29,839
Posted By bigpedaler

we have the control group right here.

we have the control group right here.
03-18-07, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 29,839
Posted By bigpedaler

OOHHHHH...REALLY? Many a gov't agency? name...

OOHHHHH...REALLY?

Many a gov't agency? name three that are even INVOLVED w/ cycling. BTW -- does every gov't decision, policy, or action meet w/ your approval?

stood the test of time? so has...
03-18-07, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 29,839
Posted By bigpedaler

OMG, THAT'S FUNNY! ! !:roflmao: :roflmao:...

OMG, THAT'S FUNNY! ! !:roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao:
03-18-07, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 29,839
Posted By bigpedaler

not even close. just like one accusation is...

not even close.

just like one accusation is worth 1000 denials, one source of outdated/suspect information must be battled with relevance to keep our fellows safe and involved in this thing that...
03-18-07, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 29,839
Posted By bigpedaler

since you want to denounce an entire group here...

since you want to denounce an entire group here as idiots, i feel free to suggest this:
you want to see idiocy like that again, read what you've posted, then look in the mirror.

JF was published...
03-17-07, 10:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,309
Posted By bigpedaler

several years ago, i happened across an old...

several years ago, i happened across an old 'faux'-stingray that was parked in front of a music shop with a "free" sign on it. i lived around the corner from there, so it was a cinch to walk back...
03-17-07, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 29,839
Posted By bigpedaler

i think he'd have to -- and have an external hard...

i think he'd have to -- and have an external hard drive for the mem capacity!
03-17-07, 10:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,708
Posted By bigpedaler

i read your post completely, and wish my town was...

i read your post completely, and wish my town was 10% of yours! not only more than one cycling club, but a PEDESTRIAN CLUB? git outta dodge! we don't have enough pedestrians on the pavement at any...
03-17-07, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 29,839
Posted By bigpedaler

just want to be clear here...what superstition...

just want to be clear here...what superstition are you referring to?

if no bikeway system can provide safe travel through town for people w/o vc skills, and they cannot ride on the road w/o vc...
03-17-07, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 29,839
Posted By bigpedaler

i was reading back through this thread again, and...

i was reading back through this thread again, and just felt like this needed saying again.
03-17-07, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 29,839
Posted By bigpedaler

i did -- you're shooting yourself in the foot...

i did -- you're shooting yourself in the foot here, JF.
03-17-07, 08:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,110
Posted By bigpedaler

overall, i see a lot of positive input on this...

overall, i see a lot of positive input on this thread. good deal, good brainstorming.

but i have to remind the OP to watch his sources; JF, as you presented his writing here, directly refutes...
03-17-07, 07:52 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 5,571
Posted By bigpedaler

is that DAN DEVINE, former & short-term coach of...

is that DAN DEVINE, former & short-term coach of the Packers?
03-17-07, 07:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,562
Posted By bigpedaler

pukey lime green or cool blue? maybe orange? ...

pukey lime green or cool blue? maybe orange?
340? 440 six-pack? hemi?
where you getting the tapes?
03-17-07, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 29,839
Posted By bigpedaler

you're buying lunch, i'll get dessert. call...

you're buying lunch, i'll get dessert. call chip, we'll have an IA meeting....
03-17-07, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 29,839
Posted By bigpedaler

Hey, I'm right there with ya -- I love women, I...

Hey, I'm right there with ya -- I love women, I married two of them! (lol) In fact, our own Sec./State is hot!
Serious -- i saw that too, but my comment was meant to be a bit facetious. I'd ride...
03-17-07, 07:03 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 57,676
Posted By bigpedaler

Brian, send kalliergo the nuts & bolts about...

Brian, send kalliergo the nuts & bolts about setting up a forum website -- it sounds to me like he's volunteering to moderate it!

( a bit irreverent, yes, but i'm serious.)
03-17-07, 06:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 843
Posted By bigpedaler

i'm assuming here -- BRUCE! -- that the bike lane...

i'm assuming here -- BRUCE! -- that the bike lane extends all the way to the intersection where the stoplight is. if that is the case, you as a cyclist are free to use it all the way to the...
03-17-07, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 29,839
Posted By bigpedaler

:beer: i saw the ADC denial, too -- isn't it fun?

:beer: i saw the ADC denial, too -- isn't it fun?
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