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09-07-14, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,861
Posted By HoustonB

I totally agree with you. Main stream media is...

I totally agree with you. Main stream media is totally watering down the word RAGE. Pretty soon it will have the complete opposite meaning. For example: I had a raging good time, the party was a real...
06-19-14, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,347
Posted By HoustonB

30 year old Dustin Dollarhide (male) owner of the...

30 year old Dustin Dollarhide (male) owner of the 2010 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup truck that was found with front end damage, faces charges of manslaughter, failure to report an accident and driving under...
04-03-13, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By HoustonB

Driving with a snow covered windshield is in the...

Driving with a snow covered windshield is in the driver's manual.
03-16-13, 03:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,453
Posted By HoustonB

I would want to be far more succinct, it helps to...

I would want to be far more succinct, it helps to keep it simple for the imbeciles :
02-20-13, 08:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,345
Posted By HoustonB

I would seriously love to see this bimbo doing...

I would seriously love to see this bimbo doing 100 mph anywhere within city limits (that is not a freeway).

LOL.

The above is most of the second paragraph. I think maybe she has reached...
05-29-12, 04:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,371
Posted By HoustonB

Maybe the USA east coast is very different from...

Maybe the USA east coast is very different from the west coast.

On the west coast I see almost all cities using a grid system of numbered "streets" and "avenues". Just how hard can it be to...
05-11-12, 07:04 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 7,766
Posted By HoustonB

How do you know that CB HI's profile is...

How do you know that CB HI's profile is "accurate", do you have some metric and insight that the rest of us do not have? I took it to be a generalization. Further, your use of the term 'them' is...
05-11-12, 04:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,759
Posted By HoustonB

It seems the car-apologists are out in force...

It seems the car-apologists are out in force today.

Lets get something straight - there is nothing 'simple' or 'just' about accidents. The vast majority of collisions are the result of negligence,...
05-01-12, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By HoustonB

Really ??? I was under the impression that DA's...

Really ??? I was under the impression that DA's like to please the public (with as-high a conviction rate as possible), in order to ensure a higher chance of re-election. Maybe I have just become too...
04-27-12, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By HoustonB

Use both a U-lock and a strong cable lock - and...

Use both a U-lock and a strong cable lock - and use at least one of the locks to connect to something that cannot move. If you are without a car and have only one bike, then the last thing you need...
04-17-12, 06:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,750
Posted By HoustonB

Do my eyes deceive me? It looks like there are...

Do my eyes deceive me? It looks like there are railings across the two bollards at the entrance to the bike path?

Digressing for a moment - I once worked for a few months (as a contractor) about a...
03-27-12, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,595
Posted By HoustonB

I like the remote, the waterproof case and also...

I like the remote, the waterproof case and also the laser pointer that confirms it is recording.

The laser pointer would be twice as useful if it also indicated the center of the video frame (that...
Forum: Touring
01-20-12, 03:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By HoustonB

With all the flooding at the moment, your snorkel...

With all the flooding at the moment, your snorkel seems almost appropriate. Also, you need a much longer mud flap on the front fender.
11-11-11, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By HoustonB

Yes, the driver's cell phone call was still in...

Yes, the driver's cell phone call was still in progress and records would have shown this - combine the cell phone use with speeding at 55 in a 40 zone, then it seems preposterous that the jury...
11-10-11, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By HoustonB

UK lorry (semi) driver cleared over death of cyclist.

From a BBC report (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-west-wales-15686419):

:notamused:
10-18-11, 02:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By HoustonB

That was published June 2010. Did I miss an...

That was published June 2010. Did I miss an update?
10-07-11, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,741
Posted By HoustonB

This account...

This account (http://otrwjam.wordpress.com/2011/10/04/black-monday/) is a must-read for all of us -- Mary Matzek was in an RV and one of the first on the scene. The photos and narrative are very...
10-07-11, 05:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,741
Posted By HoustonB

It is also possible that (these days) drivers are...

It is also possible that (these days) drivers are getting worse because of job related demands and economic stress - trying to get loads delivered as soon as possible, worrying about the price of...
10-07-11, 05:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,741
Posted By HoustonB

I toured south on the coast to the San Francisco...

I toured south on the coast to the San Francisco Bay area just three months ago and concur with B.Carfree -- in some places the shoulder is adequate for two-abreast and still have some safety margin...
09-17-11, 12:57 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,821
Posted By HoustonB

Regarding "don't plug the media into a computer...

Regarding "don't plug the media into a computer until after ... ", you should actually have recommended the following:
Do not use the media slot in a laptop, instead put the card in a USB reader,...
09-17-11, 04:05 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,821
Posted By HoustonB

In the hands of an expert, probably quite a bit -...

In the hands of an expert, probably quite a bit - this assumes that the video is written to the memory card in real time and all that is missing is the end-of-file data and the update to the file...
09-15-11, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By HoustonB

I've been anticipating many of the significant...

I've been anticipating many of the significant changes that we are now experiencing since 2005 -- I cannot remember when I changed my signature line -- my thesis has and (probably) always will be...
09-08-11, 04:44 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,485
Posted By HoustonB

In my case - yes, comprehensively. Two years...

In my case - yes, comprehensively. Two years commuting to Broadgate adjacent to Liverpool St station, also one year to London Wall and over the years various other destinations primarily in The City....
09-07-11, 10:34 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,485
Posted By HoustonB

lol "nothing" :roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2: ...

lol "nothing" :roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2:

Bekologist, you have the reading comprehension of an insect!

Bekologist, you have introduced the word "nothing". Once again, Bekologist, you are...
09-04-11, 12:32 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,485
Posted By HoustonB

Bekologist, there is no need to refer to your own...

Bekologist, there is no need to refer to your own posts this way.

You seem to be particularly hung up on the idea that some blue paint is entirely responsible for the increase in the number of...
09-01-11, 10:28 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 13,453
Posted By HoustonB

Bekologist, your prose is largely impenetrable. ...

Bekologist, your prose is largely impenetrable.

Give it up Bekologist, you have been wrong in this thread from the get go.

Mentioning two different aspects of cycling in the same sentence and...
09-01-11, 05:42 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,485
Posted By HoustonB

I did not reference any particular bombing, or...

I did not reference any particular bombing, or state a time frame - the notion I am referring to is all of the aspects associated with "bombings", these have been on both bus [IRA dude blew himself...
09-01-11, 02:43 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,485
Posted By HoustonB

It hardly surprises me that Bekologist will...

It hardly surprises me that Bekologist will resort to any source in his desperate attempt to find information that [according to him] backs his dubious ideology.

My guess is that Bekologist has...
08-29-11, 11:21 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 13,453
Posted By HoustonB

Bekologist, exactly what kind of 'smart' are you...

Bekologist, exactly what kind of 'smart' are you writing about - is it the spanking, coiffed, intelligence or none of the above?

And in your "peanut vending" allegory, are you the peanut?
08-29-11, 11:05 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 13,453
Posted By HoustonB

Some people may consider the following rather...

Some people may consider the following rather macabre or somewhat vexatious (whatever):



should be:


Bekologist, I'm just curious, have you got really good liability insurance or do you...
08-29-11, 10:14 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 13,453
Posted By HoustonB

Dude you are being vague! :notamused: How much...

Dude you are being vague! :notamused: How much were the fines and how did you even get on a fine ride?
08-29-11, 09:55 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 13,453
Posted By HoustonB

Whilst I (for one) do not deny that it is common...

Whilst I (for one) do not deny that it is common practice for cyclists to share wide-outer-lanes with other typically faster moving vehicles - I do not recall seeing any codified laws that describe...
08-26-11, 03:43 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 13,453
Posted By HoustonB

Bek, your reading comprehension is right up there...

Bek, your reading comprehension is right up there with your clarity of thought and writing skills - it is not the word "regarded" that is untoward, it is the "highly" qualifier.

No doubt the word...
08-26-11, 03:25 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 13,453
Posted By HoustonB

I am a vehicle operator and I am neither narrow...

I am a vehicle operator and I am neither narrow nor driven!



Should be :



Your writing is a clear reflection of your thoughts - as clear as mud.
08-26-11, 02:36 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 13,453
Posted By HoustonB

lol, "highly regarded"...

lol, "highly regarded" :roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2:

If this heap of fresh steaming excrement, monkey vomit and sweaty testicals is highly regarded, then I'm the Pope.
08-26-11, 02:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,994
Posted By HoustonB

Your video shows - a very dangerous pass, the...

Your video shows - a very dangerous pass, the location, relative speeds, the date and time of day, the weather and road conditions at the place and time, the vehicle involved and a glimpse of its...
08-25-11, 02:02 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 13,453
Posted By HoustonB

I want some of whatever it is that Bek is...

I want some of whatever it is that Bek is inhaling / imbibing / injesting / injecting! :roflmao2:
08-25-11, 09:25 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 13,453
Posted By HoustonB

This! Except (bold mine) "CHANGE LANES TO...

This!

Except (bold mine) "CHANGE LANES TO PASS BIKES", many will think this means motor cycles and not bicycles.

If the bicycle warning sign had text along the lines of "Watch for Cyclists" -...
08-25-11, 02:00 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 13,453
Posted By HoustonB

For the peanut gallery: Steve Magas -- does...

For the peanut gallery:

Steve Magas -- does not post anonymously, 20 posts since 2007, qualified and licensed to practice law, instrumental in crafting law that is beneficial to cyclists with...
Forum: Touring
08-19-11, 01:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 666
Posted By HoustonB

If you are staying at State Park Hiker/Biker...

If you are staying at State Park Hiker/Biker sites then it is also useful to carry quarters for the showers - some showers are free, others require coins. It is hit and miss, 50 cents might be enough...
08-18-11, 02:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,487
Posted By HoustonB

The quality of the [cab] video sucks (very low...

The quality of the [cab] video sucks (very low frame rate and wide angle / low res) - but is still adequate to prove that the cyclist was clearly doored, by a door that was clearly opened wide, not...
08-11-11, 12:48 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,180
Posted By HoustonB

So far nobody, other than yourself, has suggested...

So far nobody, other than yourself, has suggested "a vast conspiracy" - you are denying something that nobody else has claimed or implied! That is a particularly lame attempt at trolling.

Also,...
08-11-11, 12:12 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,180
Posted By HoustonB

Well, you are conflating yet again - both of my...

Well, you are conflating yet again - both of my enumerated items that would need to be agreed upon, relate to "wearing a helmet" sends a message about the danger (or absence) whilst cycling".

I...
08-10-11, 05:44 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,180
Posted By HoustonB

That comparison (as you have stated it) can only...

That comparison (as you have stated it) can only be made if we agree that 1. cycling is dangerous (I do not agree) and 2. the nature of the message sent, I see more than one message but am ambivalent...
08-10-11, 03:18 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,180
Posted By HoustonB

Sudo bike appears to be employing the following...

Sudo bike appears to be employing the following type of logic - if I walk down a street wearing a bullet proof vest, then clearly "walking down the street" is very dangerous. A more thoughtful person...
08-10-11, 02:09 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,180
Posted By HoustonB

The only thing that is obvious is that you are...

The only thing that is obvious is that you are comparing "images" (or perceptions) - the comparison is only valid if the context, view point and subjects are the same. For example, you could compare...
08-10-11, 09:23 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,180
Posted By HoustonB

Egregious conflation and totally obtuse. ...

Egregious conflation and totally obtuse.

Using a term that makes it sound like a motorist is not responible for their actions (an accident) has absolutely nothing to do with whether an activity is...
08-09-11, 09:32 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,180
Posted By HoustonB

Actually, I agree with you in regard to helmets. ...

Actually, I agree with you in regard to helmets.

Media just can't seem to let go of whether or not a helmet was worn.

Wearing a helmet, can send a message that the activity is 'dangerous'.

I...
08-09-11, 09:25 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,180
Posted By HoustonB

When the term used to describe events that maim...

When the term used to describe events that maim and kill numerous cyclists is "accident" this means; "unintentional, unanticipated, unexpected, unavoidable, unforeseen, uncontrollable", which in turn...
08-08-11, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By HoustonB

I second the 'well said'. Cars have gone beyond...

I second the 'well said'. Cars have gone beyond an individual addiction to a cultural addiction. To the point that even our language has become polluted. The cure which manifests itself every day in...
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