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Forum: Northeast
08-03-10, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By nycwtorres

Joseph Gordon-Levitt wrecks in NYC during filiming of bike messenger movie

http://gothamist.com/2010/08/03/joseph_gordon-levitt_goes_method_ge.php


http://hitrecordjoe.tumblr.com/post/886108201/my-first-real-wreck-today-busted-through-the ...
Forum: Foo
07-13-10, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 475
Posted By nycwtorres

nothing beats my Allen Edmonds...

nothing beats my Allen Edmonds (http://www.allenedmonds.com/aeonline/cati_Shoes_1_40000000001_-1?utm_source=Google&utm_medium=PPC&utm_campaign=Branded-terms&gclid=CI3O04-Z6aICFRNO5Qod2T5ijw). Never...
Forum: Northeast
06-17-10, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By nycwtorres

NYPD Officers in hot water after running into bicyclist

NYPD Officers Louis Ramos, Paris Anderson in hot water after running into bicyclist

BY William Sherman and Rocco Parascandola
DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITERS

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 4:00 AM

Two...
Forum: Northeast
09-24-09, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 784
Posted By nycwtorres

I went a different way to Delaware.. and an...

I went a different way to Delaware.. and an entirely different part of Delaware too.
http://www.williamtorres.com/dogfish/ (http://www.williamtorres.com/dogfish/)
Forum: Northeast
08-28-09, 07:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,934
Posted By nycwtorres

Well I still have a few hours before I make my...

Well I still have a few hours before I make my final decision, but it looks like Im backing out of this one. Eastern LI forecast. 100% rain 2 inches and 30mph winds. I'll be thinking of you from...
07-02-09, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By nycwtorres

In nyc bikers always welcome visitors with...

In nyc bikers always welcome visitors with welcoming words when they are standing in the middle of the bike lane. I wont' even write it, use your imagination. The european tourists know better they...
07-01-09, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

Wait!... they don't?! ugghh I'm soo confused. I...

Wait!... they don't?! ugghh I'm soo confused. I suppose you should be frightened and pity me and my confusion and ignorance. Sorry you worry so much and get so paranoid about people you don't...
06-30-09, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

Awwe common John! Even though it was an attack (I...

Awwe common John! Even though it was an attack (I suppose, on my posts) it was about Boobs! and hey it got my attention, my complete train of thought has been completely away from helmets now on...
06-29-09, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

genius. Glad you figured that one out.

genius. Glad you figured that one out.
06-29-09, 03:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,415
Posted By nycwtorres

also the superman cape sweater look. ...

also the superman cape sweater look.
http://preppyjournal.com/images/2008/pashley3.jpg
06-29-09, 03:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By nycwtorres

It's true! Try having s#x with your wife after...

It's true! Try having s#x with your wife after she finishes a century.. her privates are so soar she wont let me near!
06-29-09, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

yep

yep
06-29-09, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

Are you implying a helmet could protect old bones...

Are you implying a helmet could protect old bones against broken hips and wrists?
Forum: Foo
06-25-09, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By nycwtorres

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/06/25/sarychev_p...

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/06/25/sarychev_peak_eruption/
06-22-09, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

The only real conclusion of this thread is that...

The only real conclusion of this thread is that there is clearly no source of data worth believing on the topic of helmets; the "yays" deny the data of "nays" and vice versa. What is left to...
06-22-09, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

"Everything you say is wrong." That's all you...

"Everything you say is wrong." That's all you have to say to me.
06-22-09, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

That's some crazy assumptions, why would you...

That's some crazy assumptions, why would you accuse me of inventing a story? My helmet was completely impacted right at the temple and was ruined, foam crushed plastic cracked. I had so little...
06-19-09, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

So you are suggesting the realistic view of the...

So you are suggesting the realistic view of the situation is everyone on this thread providing facts and statistics then the having the opposition say "nope you're wrong". The absurdity abounds. at...
06-19-09, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

No response? Ok if you crashed with a helmet...

No response?

Ok if you crashed with a helmet and it prevented a head injury. just say so. My helmet prevented a head injury. +1

If you crashed with a helmet and DID sustain a head injury,...
06-18-09, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

Time for my bi-monthly input to this thread. I...

Time for my bi-monthly input to this thread. I like to mix it up every once in a while. So now I will digress to a simple neanderthal-like method of thinking.
-Fire burns.. ouch.
-Sabre tooth...
06-04-09, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

that's a good assumption,, but I'm pretty...

that's a good assumption,, but I'm pretty flexible about things. Not only do I ride an old beach cruiser every summer on vacation without a helmet, am also usually pretty damn inebriated. I also...
06-04-09, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

Yeah.. I'm kind of a rookie at the analogy...

Yeah.. I'm kind of a rookie at the analogy thing.. but you get the idea. You can save some good money too if you don't have to buy toothpaste.

Why would you feel sorry for me if I thought...
06-04-09, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

Yeah I agree,, I decided to stop brushing my...

Yeah I agree,, I decided to stop brushing my teeth too. The label on the toothpaste says "aids in prevention of: cavities plaque and gingivitis." It doesn't say that it WILL prevent them or that...
Forum: Great Lakes
06-01-09, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 895
Posted By nycwtorres

http://www.cnn.com/2009/TRAVEL/06/01/us.canada.bor...

http://www.cnn.com/2009/TRAVEL/06/01/us.canada.border.rules/index.html
05-29-09, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

I bet the pedestrian fatalities would be way...

I bet the pedestrian fatalities would be way lower if they wore helmets.
http://www.karen.jendrzejek.com/spaceballs.jpg
05-27-09, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

It has nothing to do with protecting us. It's...

It has nothing to do with protecting us. It's about feeding our litigious culture so that people can make big money of off doing stupid things. For example last year alone the NYC MTA had to payout...
05-26-09, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

Ha,, I digress! I am a hypocrite of sorts. I've...

Ha,, I digress! I am a hypocrite of sorts. I've been writing all this stuff about statistics and NYC. However I go to Amsterdam every single year. And I use a bike everyday, and NO I do NOT wear a...
05-21-09, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

That is actually very interesting. I still find...

That is actually very interesting. I still find what Clive Cook says about helmets being useless is pretty hard to believe, but I am willing to agree that diffused brain injury can still occur....
05-21-09, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

Of course you can die from other injuries, AND...

Of course you can die from other injuries, AND you can recover from a head injury. AND a helmet offers undeniable proven protection from TBI, but LIKE condoms is not 100% effective.

infact ALLOT...
05-21-09, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

Nope. Not interested in protecting the rest of my...

Nope. Not interested in protecting the rest of my body.. just my brain (this thread is about helmets). I can recover from those injuries, if I don't have brain damage. Still not convincing. Try...
05-21-09, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

FAIL! Doesn't explain why. Try harder.

FAIL! Doesn't explain why. Try harder.
05-20-09, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

Nothing can eliminate the force of a motor...

Nothing can eliminate the force of a motor vehicle against a human body. But a helmet can give you an undeniably large advantage to survive and recover from those injuries (brain stems (snap),...
05-20-09, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

That is a very important fact. But a car can...

That is a very important fact. But a car can snap both your legs, break your back and send you falling to the ground, where your helmet will prevent you from having brain trauma. Thus allowing you...
05-20-09, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

Wow, I really don't know how to respond to some...

Wow, I really don't know how to respond to some of this. My experience is so contradictory to your opinions. 18 years of road biking in NYC area (cars cars cars), 2 major accidents with no cars in...
05-20-09, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

Do you not agree that this stat -Nearly all...

Do you not agree that this stat
-Nearly all bicyclists who died (97%) were not wearing a helmet.
has relevance? Or am I looking at that the wrong way? Is it just coincidence?
Forum: Northeast
05-20-09, 03:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 410
Posted By nycwtorres

Place to crash, NJ shore, Tuckerton?

I'm planning on riding from NYC to Delaware (via Cape May) July 3-4 AGAIN (http://www.mapmyride.com/ride/united-states/ny/-new-york/967211710166)

But i need a place to crash anywhere around...
05-20-09, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

Some statistics from my city, make your own...

Some statistics from my city, make your own judgment call.


Almost three-quarters of fatal crashes (74%) involved a head injury.
Nearly all bicyclists who died (97%) were not wearing a...
05-19-09, 12:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,052
Posted By nycwtorres

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmen...

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=105375&stc=1&d=1242758981
05-19-09, 12:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,052
Posted By nycwtorres

hahaha.. granted I haven't owned a car since I...

hahaha.. granted I haven't owned a car since I was 19yrs old.. but my road bike costs twice as much as I ever spent on a car.
05-19-09, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1031857/Mi...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1031857/Miraculous-escape-schoolgirl-walks-away-unhurt-car-runs-HEAD.html

A schoolgirl whose head was run over by a car miraculously walked away from the...
05-19-09, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 57,663
Posted By nycwtorres

http://www.thebmc.co.uk/bmcNews/media/u_content/Im...

http://www.thebmc.co.uk/bmcNews/media/u_content/Image/safety_skills/Injuries/helmet_scan2.jpg
05-16-09, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 741
Posted By nycwtorres

Hey,, now you can say you got some Bailout money!

Hey,, now you can say you got some Bailout money!
Forum: Introductions
05-15-09, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By nycwtorres

welcome to Northern NJ,, but you're going to have...

welcome to Northern NJ,, but you're going to have to put a Giants sticker on car. I know it's tough,, but at least now you'll have a winning football team. :roflmao2: I kid I kid,, welcome.
Forum: Northeast
05-15-09, 07:33 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 8,358
Posted By nycwtorres

there is a shot of the Rays Hill tunnel in the...

there is a shot of the Rays Hill tunnel in the new "The Road" trailer. LINK HERE (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHYZ7xDyBEw) They shot a bunch of footage along here.

So far the movie doesn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-09, 02:37 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 24,106
Posted By nycwtorres

Ha.. all triathletes I know, rode for years...

Ha.. all triathletes I know, rode for years before they knew how to swim. That's like saying all people from Kentuckiana are uneducated and toothless.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-09, 01:43 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 24,106
Posted By nycwtorres

hehe,, would you not buy a pinarello because it...

hehe,, would you not buy a pinarello because it looks like smeared mustard and ketchup?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-09, 12:47 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 24,106
Posted By nycwtorres

Cervelo's must suck. This is obvious because...

Cervelo's must suck. This is obvious because Chrissie Wellington won the Ironman Championship on the cheapest carbon TT frame the p2c. Even after she declined the ridiculously more expensive an...
Forum: Northeast
05-13-09, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 845
Posted By nycwtorres

I was actually thinking of printing this on big...

I was actually thinking of printing this on big avery label stickers and putting it on the windshield in front of the driver's face. I understand, that it kind of defeats the purpose because the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-09, 11:31 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 24,106
Posted By nycwtorres

blame canada

blame canada
Forum: Foo
05-12-09, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By nycwtorres

http://boingboing.net/images/x09/ninjaposter.jpg

http://boingboing.net/images/x09/ninjaposter.jpg
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