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Forum: Foo
12-06-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,193
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Don't need to. This commercial for the world...

Don't need to. This commercial for the world beating self driving feature of this GM product is a parody of selling the usefulness of a so-called self driving feature that still requires constant...
12-06-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,661
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

There is no "issue" as long as those people are...

There is no "issue" as long as those people are walking, running or riding where they are supposed to on the path without swerving or making sudden deviations in their course. It is the overtaking...
Forum: Foo
12-06-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Also available for loan with a library card are...

Also available for loan with a library card are electronic books for reading on a Kindle and other devices. My wife reads all the books of her favorite authors on her Kindle with books loaned by the...
Forum: Foo
12-05-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Kanopy and Hoopla, both are free streaming...

Kanopy and Hoopla, both are free streaming services available with a library card from many public libraries, Also, movie and TV series DVDs are available for borrowing for free at many public...
11-24-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2,935
Views: 341,200
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Watched it last night. Unbelievable given the...

Watched it last night. Unbelievable given the subject, but it was pretty dull except for video that showed street scenes with lots of bicycle riders. It was obvious that none of Dutch shown riding...
11-20-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,661
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

This is A&S, speculate away :) Be sure to...

This is A&S, speculate away :)

Be sure to include the magic buzz words that apply to almost everything here: cellphones and texting, bad drivers, clueless pedestrians, and a conspiracy theory...
Forum: Foo
11-19-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,133
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Right click the image and save to your computer,...

Right click the image and save to your computer, open and edit with any of a number of applications that should already be on any home computer.
Forum: Foo
11-19-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,193
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Wasn't there at one time a ton of rumors and...

Wasn't there at one time a ton of rumors and fan-boi gossip about Apple manufacturing killer home TV sets that would set the other television manufacturers on their rear, but what was finally...
Forum: Foo
11-19-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,193
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

More on this fan boi reporting of a press release...

More on this fan boi reporting of a press release from Apple.
https://fortune.com/2021/11/19/apple-self-driving-vehicle-plans-tesla/

Extract
11-11-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,571
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

... and it is immaterial if the line is based on...

... and it is immaterial if the line is based on a fabrication spun up to add spice and drama to an anecdote because so many will believe what they want to believe about those "other" people.
11-10-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,427
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

A virtual electronic lynching conducted by an...

A virtual electronic lynching conducted by an outraged mob on social media is much faster, no need for any legal niceties.
11-09-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,045
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Note that the risk of incurring a severe head...

Note that the risk of incurring a severe head injury while riding a bicycle is not necessarily the same or even close to the risk of incurring a severe head injury while riding a motorcycle.
Note...
11-09-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,571
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I wasn't there, but 25mph on a wet downhill road...

I wasn't there, but 25mph on a wet downhill road that has the potential for crossing vehicle traffic doesn't sound that safe to me.
Forum: Foo
11-07-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

If cryptic questions as a response are meant to...

If cryptic questions as a response are meant to be interpreted as a simple joke, I'd recommend inserting a smilie or two. :)

Forty years ago I had a JC Whitney "Winky the White Cat" on the back...
Forum: Foo
11-05-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I find my car by the menagerie in the window on...

I find my car by the menagerie in the window on the back shelf; The bumper decal is just a year old and still looks good....
Forum: Foo
11-03-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,193
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Here is a recent report from San Francisco: ...

Here is a recent report from San Francisco:
Waymo’s autonomous vehicles keep getting stuck in a dead-end street in San Francisco....
Forum: Foo
11-03-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,193
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

My take on Waymo and Tesla: The difference...

My take on Waymo and Tesla:
The difference between Waymo and Tesla is that Tesla is, among other things, a manufacturer of motor vehicles and for some reason most likely Musk's ego, it is screwing...
10-29-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2,935
Views: 341,200
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

On the Waterfront, 10. Halloween Horror...

On the Waterfront, 10.

Halloween Horror Time:
Dracula, 1979 version with Frank Langella and Kate Nelligan, 10+;...
Forum: Commuting
10-27-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,911
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Note that no handgun nor kid was involved in this...

Note that no handgun nor kid was involved in this incident, perhaps that is one reason why the previous poster claimed that you were reacting to your own fabricated scenario rather than the scant...
Forum: Foo
10-26-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,344
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

They choose to buy an Apple Phone, they do not...

They choose to buy an Apple Phone, they do not "choose" to buy an Apple Phone because the Apple design team already made a decision, for whatever reason, to eliminate the jack.
Apple Phone customers...
Forum: Foo
10-25-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,193
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Fleecing the ever gullible fan bois with loose...

Fleecing the ever gullible fan bois with loose cash reminds me of Apple fan bois. These guys always make excuses for their techno overlord and being made suckers; they really are masochistic.
10-25-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,427
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Not for anything useful.

Not for anything useful.
Forum: Foo
10-21-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8,130
Views: 1,641,823
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

NYT article describing several Italian Museums...

NYT article describing several Italian Museums featuring some beautiful Italian cars with pictures: "A Tour of Italy, and a Century of Stunning Cars
There’s more to see than Ferrari and Lamborghini,...
Forum: Commuting
10-21-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,911
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Questionable, based on the vague and unclear...

Questionable, based on the vague and unclear description of the cyclist's lane position "I was in the left lane of a four lane road (2 lanes each way). Traffic wasn't very heavy. There were cars...
10-20-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,226
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

A real person died as a result of this incident....

A real person died as a result of this incident. I suggest sticking to what is known about this incident and save the fabricated scenarios for an appropriate location.
The Using Your Imagination...
10-18-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,812
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Made a new playlist for when my wife accompanies...

Made a new playlist for when my wife accompanies me in the car. Her taste isn't quite as R&B oriented as mine so I've compromised and added albums that we both really enjoy. Put them on a thumb drive...
10-17-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,760
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

This "sort of bike lane" is a sharrow which does...

This "sort of bike lane" is a sharrow which does mean bicyles can be expected, but of course so is the collary, motor vehicles can be expected too. Most certainly any cyclist with a lick of...
Forum: Foo
10-17-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Kitties and mice; together! ...

Kitties and mice; together!
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1426x1471/kliban_cat_and_mice_e6f7c528c8b2e7ae14d968618e42bd6d87dc065f.jpg
10-14-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,760
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

There is always the alternative of assuming that...

There is always the alternative of assuming that this incident is unique to rideshare drivers discharging passengers on city streets and blaming this incident on ride share corporation policies or...
10-09-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,760
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Every issue is a bicycle safety issue if you try...

Every issue is a bicycle safety issue if you try hard enough. I suggest you take your concerns about ride share corporate policies to the P&R or perhaps FOO discussion list. Those policies have zilch...
10-09-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,760
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The issue for this incident is NOT that the car...

The issue for this incident is NOT that the car (or bicycle) involved was a ride share vehicle, or that timeshare companies have a lot to answer for in their business practices.

The issue is a...
Forum: Foo
10-07-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,193
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Just wait for the reaction of the customers of...

Just wait for the reaction of the customers of taxis without any drivers around to clean up the messes (including aroma and garbage) left behind by some of the less aromatic, sloppy and thoughtless...
Forum: Foo
10-06-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,193
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The "inefficiency in the taxi marketplace" that...

The "inefficiency in the taxi marketplace" that Uber and its ilk saw is the ability to dominate the taxi market by subsidizing the cost of every taxi trip with billions and billions of dollars of...
Forum: Foo
10-06-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,344
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Maybe it is really the people that you know that...

Maybe it is really the people that you know that don't use USB for music. Perhaps you should expand your horizons about music preferences beyond your techie friends.

I listen to my audio (music,...
10-05-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Maybe that could be a possible outcome. I can...

Maybe that could be a possible outcome. I can think of far more likely reactions from the affected motorists and far more likely response from the supervisors to the motorists' complaints to your...
Forum: Foo
10-05-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The "rules" for this contest are so cryptic and...

The "rules" for this contest are so cryptic and convoluted it is a surprise that anyone knows who is the decider of themes or what is supposed to be the theme!:)

Nonetheless SkinGriz's entries are...
10-03-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Good pictures and video clips. Note that few, if...

Good pictures and video clips. Note that few, if any of the bikes ridden or attire worn resembled that portrayed on BF's pages by resident enthusiasts as desirable for bicycling commuting.

The...
Forum: Commuting
10-01-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,471
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Edmunds estimates the value of a 2007 Focus at...

Edmunds estimates the value of a 2007 Focus at $489- $4172 dependent on condition and equipment.
How long have you been keeping this car for this purpose? That Focus must have a lot of sentimental...
10-01-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,427
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Is anybody on this list opposed to an accused...

Is anybody on this list opposed to an accused person being represented by competent legal counsel? Or that guilt or innocence should be determined by the facts of the case and those facts do not...
10-01-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,427
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Perhaps you missed the part where Paul posted...

Perhaps you missed the part where Paul posted that he imagined the entire scenario Redneck Sherriff and good buddy scenario and its applicability to this incident is just a fabrication. The only...
09-20-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I am not a lawyer or LEO, but I assume no...

I am not a lawyer or LEO, but I assume no indictments for any serious crime occurs at the scene of serious automobile incidents. Nor does the failure of an LEO to issue a ticket promptly at the scene...
Forum: Commuting
09-20-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,471
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

In the OP's situation I would buy/use the bicycle...

In the OP's situation I would buy/use the bicycle that I think would provide the most enjoyment of this bike commute and would not let the alleged estimated cost of commuting this distance by car...
Forum: Foo
09-15-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 662
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Let 'em eat mice!:notamused: ...

Let 'em eat mice!:notamused:
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/560x560/psm20let20them20eat20cake_fnc_d78b2e7086cf59784d7c381aaba239345a8baf1e.jpg
Forum: Foo
09-14-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 662
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

For more on a tough cat testing fate: ...

For more on a tough cat testing fate:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fu4ukCZ-UF0
09-14-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Watch the movie "48 Hours".

Watch the movie "48 Hours".
09-13-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 838
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Oh but it is (unfortunately.):mad: ...

Oh but it is (unfortunately.):mad:

Irrational and mindless ranting about "bad driving", evil motorists, 2 ton death machines, killer texters and the various nightmares of a handful of posters is...
09-13-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,987
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Try one of these low cost, low tech "devices",...

Try one of these low cost, low tech "devices", requires no batteries, microchips or yelling. Understood in all languages....
09-12-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 838
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Agree, we don't need non-bicycle incidents...

Agree, we don't need non-bicycle incidents posted, nor most of the "bicycle incident" posts that are nothing more than references to an uninformative news clip that serve no purpose other than as a...
09-08-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,443
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You are right, I meant to quote Noisebeam's post...

You are right, I meant to quote Noisebeam's post about "thoughtful cyclists" who choose not to ride in an area designated for their use, and of course reference the OP, my mistake.
Forum: Foo
09-08-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,395
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Ahh the good old days, in the early 70's I used...

Ahh the good old days, in the early 70's I used to buy PBR by the case, 24 12 16 oz returnable refillable bottles, for $4/case (plus deposit on the bottles and reusable case) from the local PBR...
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