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07-31-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,080
Posted By skookum

It's sad to hear when anyone dies before their...

It's sad to hear when anyone dies before their time. Herman Cain was not the kind of person I would have supported,
yet it is sad, to see somebody die (partly?) because of their support of a...
07-26-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,058
Posted By skookum

It wasn't that funny.

It wasn't that funny.
07-26-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,058
Posted By skookum

I am going to be pedantic and point out that a...

I am going to be pedantic and point out that a light year is a measure of distance, not time.
07-15-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,763
Posted By skookum

The idea is that in the absence of a vaccine,...

The idea is that in the absence of a vaccine, herd immunity is the only thing that will slow the growth of the virus in a population.







So, not a panacea, but the only way to see the end...
07-15-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,131
Posted By skookum

It must be a conspiracy! You're just not thinking...

It must be a conspiracy! You're just not thinking hard enough.
07-07-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 426
Posted By skookum

I thought the nextstrain genomic epidemiology...

I thought the nextstrain genomic epidemiology data put a fairly definite limit on when the first case in the US could have arrived?

Its pretty fashionable to claim you were sick late last fall or...
07-01-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By skookum

Vaccine progress

Overview of vaccine progress as of June 30.

Chemistry World (https://www.chemistryworld.com/news/explainer-how-is-the-vaccine-pipeline-for-covid-19-looking/4012068.article)
07-01-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,763
Posted By skookum

Learn to express yourself clearly or be forever...

Learn to express yourself clearly or be forever ignored.
07-01-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,763
Posted By skookum

You would probably get a better response if you...

You would probably get a better response if you could construct a coherent post. I think you might have some interesting points there but I am not sure. Its too difficult to parse.Or it might be just...
06-30-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,851
Posted By skookum

This woman obviously has some issues she is...

This woman obviously has some issues she is dealing with perhaps mental health related.
I'm not sure circulating videos of her freaking out is helping anybody, certainly not her.
06-27-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,763
Posted By skookum

We aren't going to know until this thing is over...

We aren't going to know until this thing is over and we can look back. Everything is just speculation.
06-26-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,346
Posted By skookum

Hot Rod Lincoln -extended version Bill...

Hot Rod Lincoln -extended version

Bill Kirchen (Commander Cody)

Hot Rod Lincoln
06-26-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,346
Posted By skookum

Here is an awesome Texas band. Saw them at...

Here is an awesome Texas band.

Saw them at the Calgary Folk Fest last summer. Really incredible.

Asleep at the Wheel
06-26-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,346
Posted By skookum

Smile I like Texas. And Texans. I dont necessarily...

I like Texas. And Texans. I dont necessarily agree with their opinions and such, but the people there that I have met (of all persuasions) were friendly and likable.

My brother in law was a big...
06-26-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,346
Posted By skookum

Posting KISS vids should result in automatic...

Posting KISS vids should result in automatic banning.
06-22-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,569
Posted By skookum

I'm still not sure what you guys are arguing...

I'm still not sure what you guys are arguing about.

A back of the envelope IFR is 1%.

That fits right between the estimates Ruberad made for Lompoc prison and Diamond Princess. Agreed that...
06-22-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,569
Posted By skookum

Beijing reported a cluster of new cases last...

Beijing reported a cluster of new cases last week.
...
06-14-20, 07:30 PM
06-11-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,111
Posted By skookum

Its not a mouse.

Its not a mouse.
06-10-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By skookum

Its not true that we don't know if it is...

Its not true that we don't know if it is effective. It almost certainly is not.

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/06/three-big-studies-dim-hopes-hydroxychloroquine-can-treat-or-prevent-covid-19
06-08-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,162
Posted By skookum

That is what the internet is all about, but...

That is what the internet is all about, but thanks for making that disclaimer. I find it very interesting to talk about and speculate about those things, but remember most of it is just talk.
05-25-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By skookum

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x400/1590425055_471e99074680370fd2f93c90a314b26188fe947e.jpeg
Poster describing Japanese methods to reduce spread of the virus.
05-21-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,302
Posted By skookum

Hamsters wearing masks

Study: Surgical masks can reduce spread of COVID-19 virus by up to 75% (https://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/Study-Surgical-masks-reduce-spread-hamster-hong-ko-15284369.php)

Lots of...
05-21-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,158
Posted By skookum

I've seen lots of obnoxious cyclists. Not a...

I've seen lots of obnoxious cyclists. Not a majority, to be sure, but there is a certain demographic who appear to take great pride in it.
05-19-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,654
Posted By skookum

Yes. This situation is difficult because what we...

Yes. This situation is difficult because what we know is constantly changing and even real experts don't agree. The only thing I can say is to listen to those experts and if they disagree try and...
05-19-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,654
Posted By skookum

It would be helpful to know who the expert on CNN...

It would be helpful to know who the expert on CNN was, and what are their qualifications, as well as exactly what they said.

I agree there are lots of fake experts, many with MDs or other higher...
05-19-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,111
Posted By skookum

There have been a few on bikeforums, I agree, but...

There have been a few on bikeforums, I agree, but other forums and other social media are worse.

We have access to almost all of human knowldedge in a few seconds from a little device we carry in...
05-18-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By skookum

I like that. When will it be safe to resume...

I like that.

When will it be safe to resume group rides?

When we have a vaccine.
05-18-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,111
Posted By skookum

To prevent conspiracy theories, stay off social...

To prevent conspiracy theories, stay off social media. Especially facebook.
05-16-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By skookum

I guess thats a good sign , but I am going to...

I guess thats a good sign , but I am going to wait before I buy any ice cream.
05-09-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By skookum

That is how China beat it. I can't see that kind...

That is how China beat it. I can't see that kind of policy working in other countries.
05-05-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,374
Posted By skookum

If you're a handy do it yourself kind of person,...

If you're a handy do it yourself kind of person, livestock is pretty cheap right now. Ever want to try curing your own bacon? Now is your chance.
04-30-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,756
Posted By skookum

These guys were rebuked by two medical...

These guys were rebuked by two medical associations.

https://www.kget.com/health/coronavirus/joint-statement-issued-by-national-physicians-groups-condemns-reckless-of-two-bakersfield-doctors/
04-27-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,756
Posted By skookum

Ioannaidis is not being stifled. He is definitely...

Ioannaidis is not being stifled. He is definitely getting a lot of criticism. It should not be personal.
I guess time will tell. In the mean time I hope they can keep it civil.
04-27-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,756
Posted By skookum

An article explaining some of the push back on...

An article explaining some of the push back on the Santa Clara story.

All Bayesians and amateur epidemiologists (all of us) should read it.




Undark...
04-26-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,201
Posted By skookum

We need another thread for quackery.

We need another thread for quackery.
04-25-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,882
Posted By skookum

It wasn't a published study by experts and...

It wasn't a published study by experts and professionals. It was a study by an engineer who didn't bother to consult with virologists or medical experts. The initial idea was good, but the execution...
04-24-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 26,884
Posted By skookum

You can still express your crackpot opinion, just...

You can still express your crackpot opinion, just not on youtube. There are other platforms. Or you can make a sandwich board and go down to Nathan Phillips Square
and stand around all day. Other...
04-23-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,756
Posted By skookum

My general principle is, if it is being shared on...

My general principle is, if it is being shared on facebook, then it isn't true.
04-23-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 26,884
Posted By skookum

Don't try this at home.

Don't try this at home.
04-22-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 26,884
Posted By skookum

The gray line labelled "Total weekly death...

The gray line labelled "Total weekly death average " is the 5 year average of deaths from all causes, what you would expect at that time, if there was not something extraordinary going on. It looks...
04-21-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 26,884
Posted By skookum

You don't have to read this whole topic, here is...

You don't have to read this whole topic, here is an article that explains all the current conspiracy theories in one place. Pick the one you like and go with it.

COVID: Top 10 current conspiracy...
04-21-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 26,884
Posted By skookum

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x400/1587482770_449b1a4ec585a8d0bcac470d1d8fc46fdea3f474.jpeg
04-19-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 26,884
Posted By skookum

https://twitter.com/trvrb/status/12491296864641146...

https://twitter.com/trvrb/status/1249129686464114689
https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/532254561386262528/gHX_F_KC_reasonably_small.png (https://twitter.com/trvrb)
Trevor Bedford...
04-18-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 26,884
Posted By skookum

It's a conspiracy theory. It's not supposed to...

It's a conspiracy theory. It's not supposed to make sense.
04-18-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 26,884
Posted By skookum

I think everybody should have their own...

I think everybody should have their own conspiracy theory.
04-18-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,797
Posted By skookum

Gamma globulin was a common injection as a...

Gamma globulin was a common injection as a prophylactic against Hepatitis A. I remember getting one prior to travel in the mid 1980s. You had to get a booster every six months. Now there are...
04-17-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 26,884
Posted By skookum

Everybody (except South Korea and Taiwan) keeps...

Everybody (except South Korea and Taiwan) keeps missing the boat.

We watched what was happening in China, then Iran, Italy, Spain and then North America.

The smaller more isolated parts of the...
04-17-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 26,884
Posted By skookum

Why not just close the packing plant, test...

Why not just close the packing plant, test EVERYBODY involved with it, sanitize plant and re-open?

Having the virus propagating unchecked in the community is not going to help the economy.
Forum: Touring
04-13-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By skookum

Bike packing is for hipsters and bike touring is...

Bike packing is for hipsters and bike touring is for geezers.
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