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04-01-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,431
Posted By Biker395

Well, I did say that I had simplified it, no? If...

Well, I did say that I had simplified it, no? If you taught con law, you know the details. I certainly would agree that this is a compelling state interest ... I assumed that.

I also agree that no...
04-01-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,431
Posted By Biker395

I do think the policies are designed to prevent...

I do think the policies are designed to prevent overloading hospitals. But I think the difference here is that without social distancing and the like, the estimate deaths are predicted to be well...
03-31-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,431
Posted By Biker395

Every death is a tragedy. I'm just trying to...

Every death is a tragedy. I'm just trying to put the numbers in perspective.
03-30-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,431
Posted By Biker395

Or, in the same time period, about the same...

Or, in the same time period, about the same number deaths occurred from traffic accidents every year. Here are the numbers broken down by cause for 2017:
...
03-30-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,431
Posted By Biker395

"It won't make up for it, but the virus will only...

"It won't make up for it, but the virus will only stop spreading exponentially when the average ratio of transmission drops to 1:1 or lower." No argument there.

"strict social isolation to...
03-30-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,431
Posted By Biker395

This was my statement. "I guess what I am...

This was my statement.

"I guess what I am saying is that staying 10M away from people now is not going to make up for being within 1 foot of them in a crowded restaurant two weeks ago."

In...
03-30-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,431
Posted By Biker395

Similar stuff with me. It's hard to get up the...

Similar stuff with me. It's hard to get up the nerve to even suggest cancelling an event like that, because everyone would have thought you crazy to do so.
03-30-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,431
Posted By Biker395

I am actually seeing substantial compliance. In...

I am actually seeing substantial compliance. In my hood, people are maintaining safe distances for the most part. Remember too that some of those people who are close together are may be part of...
03-30-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By Biker395

Man, I am glad you are asking this question. I...

Man, I am glad you are asking this question. I have both cameras.

At the outset, let me say this: Great cameras. Criminally crappy mounts.

The rear camera is great. The only thing I don't...
03-29-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,609
Posted By Biker395

You were waiting for the light to change, he...

You were waiting for the light to change, he passed you on your RIGHT, and called you an a$$whole while doing it? Is that right? That's flippin bizarre.
03-25-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 475,563
Posted By Biker395

Seen on today’s lunch ride ... ...

Seen on today’s lunch ride ...
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03-24-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,266
Posted By Biker395

I don't think so. How is there any social stigma...

I don't think so. How is there any social stigma associated with contracting COVID? Some people want to share their stories ... I see no problem in someone asking.
03-22-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 475,563
Posted By Biker395

We clean up well after the rain ... ...

We clean up well after the rain ...

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03-19-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,584
Posted By Biker395

Yea ... not exactly the greatest generation. But...

Yea ... not exactly the greatest generation. But as my son points out, we are to blame for raising them. And it certainly not all of that generation that feel so entitled ... only the more whiny...
03-19-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,584
Posted By Biker395

That's it ... surely this is the end of days. ...

That's it ... surely this is the end of days. :lol:
03-18-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,584
Posted By Biker395

We had the same idea. I’ll bet you recognize...

We had the same idea. I’ll bet you recognize this place. Looks like they’re serving up COVID. 😃


...
03-17-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,584
Posted By Biker395

I tell people that living in California, as much...

I tell people that living in California, as much as anywhere else, is like a poop sandwich. The more bread you've got, the less poop you have to eat.

I grew up here, so I don't know any...
03-15-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,584
Posted By Biker395

I had the same reaction. I didn't hear the...

I had the same reaction. I didn't hear the speech, but someone that did said that although he used the word "isolate," what he really was referring to was more in the order of a quarantine. That...
03-15-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,943
Posted By Biker395

Well, hereabouts they just advised those over 65...

Well, hereabouts they just advised those over 65 to be in isolation. Holy crap. That means not going out at all, for any reason. Given that demographic (striking too close for me), I thought of...
03-13-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,943
Posted By Biker395

The problem is that people are infected and...

The problem is that people are infected and contagious before they know it. And that mass testing is infeasible ... at least for now. So it makes sense to social distance and avoid crowds for a...
03-13-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,943
Posted By Biker395

Yea, been going on for some time here too. ...

Yea, been going on for some time here too.

I'm working from home and have canceled all of my PT appointments (I really don't need them anyway), and avoiding groups. Even at my age, I don't think...
03-10-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By Biker395

Am I the only one that thought this was about ED?...

Am I the only one that thought this was about ED? lol
03-10-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,271
Posted By Biker395

Aye, aye aye .. not for me, thanks. Snow is for...

Aye, aye aye .. not for me, thanks. Snow is for skiing/boarding on.

I dunno what worries me more ... myself sliding out of control and crashing, or autos sliding out of control and crashing into...
03-10-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,021
Posted By Biker395

FWIW ... I would get it checked out. You don't...

FWIW ... I would get it checked out. You don't need to go to an ER ... you can go to urgent care or something less expensive.

I know a number of people right about my age that felt kinda "off"...
03-09-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,112
Posted By Biker395

Thanks! I forgot to post a link to the route ......

Thanks! I forgot to post a link to the route ...

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/32085831
03-09-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,112
Posted By Biker395

It was warm in the Sun and still beautiful,...

It was warm in the Sun and still beautiful, though. I love riding through this Canyon.

...
03-09-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,112
Posted By Biker395

Overdo it? Me?

A couple of weeks ago, I was finally released from my docs with "no restrictions" (my neck doc jokingly told me that kickboxing was out for a while). I was going to wait to go through a couple of...
03-09-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,614
Posted By Biker395

It's a good design. I've tried some others an...

It's a good design. I've tried some others an they are circular in cross section and cantilevered out far enough to vibrate quite a bit. The Third Eye is a little shorter, and that I-beam cross...
03-06-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,462
Posted By Biker395

Something I needed when they determined both arms...

Something I needed when they determined both arms were broken. This is similar:
...
03-06-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,462
Posted By Biker395

Well, I think it's finally just about over! ...

Well, I think it's finally just about over!

I got sprung from all my hardware about a week and a half ago and was told that I had healed well enough to resume normal activities. I was going to...
02-28-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,773
Posted By Biker395

The new lid .... ...

The new lid ....
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02-25-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,464
Posted By Biker395

Yea. No Ducati, but I drive a WRX (more typical...

Yea. No Ducati, but I drive a WRX (more typical for bros) and get the same reaction from "normal" people when riding bikes or skiing.

Also, after my last crash, I got a lot of lectures about how I...
02-24-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By Biker395

PS is awesome much of the year ... but not the...

PS is awesome much of the year ... but not the heat of summer. Oy.
02-24-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,462
Posted By Biker395

Funny you would ask! Last week, I got the neck...

Funny you would ask! Last week, I got the neck brace off (whew), and was cut loose by the spine doc.

Just today, I saw the orthopedist, and I no longer have to wear the wrist brace on the left...
02-13-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By Biker395

What I quibble with is the use of the term "vast...

What I quibble with is the use of the term "vast majority." A significant minority do in fact have issues with them.

Personally, I tried two different kinds and with minimal doses, and I was...
02-13-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By Biker395

"Statins are a linchpin of current approaches to...

"Statins are a linchpin of current approaches to cardiovascular protection: however, AEs of statins are neither vanishingly rare nor of trivial impact. For statins, as for all medications, vigilance...
02-11-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,773
Posted By Biker395

I've decided to go for a wave cell helmet. If...

I've decided to go for a wave cell helmet. If nothing else, I can always use it to commute to work. It is virtually never all that hot early in the morning or the late afternoon. If that works out...
02-05-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,829
Posted By Biker395

It looks like we're both fumbling with keyboards...

It looks like we're both fumbling with keyboards and using speech to text. Forget the bike ride challenge for now, your challenge is to improve as much in as quickly as possible. It sounds like you...
02-04-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,098
Posted By Biker395

Happy birthday! I passed that milestone some time...

Happy birthday! I passed that milestone some time ago, and concluded that its bark was worse than its bite. Although, I have to admit I'm feeling more my age in the last month.

How is your...
02-01-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,462
Posted By Biker395

Thanks! After a lot of odd screw ups and set...

Thanks! After a lot of odd screw ups and set backs, I think I’m on my way. I went for a short walk this week.

...
01-29-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,429
Posted By Biker395

No, but my daughter has suggested it. I use an I...

No, but my daughter has suggested it. I use an I phone, and it's my understanding that the apple watch has that feature. I don't ride alone in the mountains very often, but it would sure come in...
01-23-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,462
Posted By Biker395

Well, I got the neck brace. ...

Well, I got the neck brace.

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01-20-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,462
Posted By Biker395

By the way, you all are likely to see some pretty...

By the way, you all are likely to see some pretty funny typographical errors and the use of strange words over the next several weeks.

With my left arm and a cast and my right arm pretty badly...
01-20-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,462
Posted By Biker395

It really wasn't hurting, which is why the ER doc...

It really wasn't hurting, which is why the ER doc didn't think it was fractured. But the neurologist had several views to look at, and it clearly was.

I'm not sure what the neck brace is going to...
01-20-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,462
Posted By Biker395

Well, bad news. It turns out that I did...

Well, bad news.

It turns out that I did fracture an occipital condyle. That means I'll have to wear a neck brace for the next seven weeks at a minimum.

That is going to suck.
01-17-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,462
Posted By Biker395

That is definitely true. I have had three...

That is definitely true.

I have had three serious crashes, and none of them have involved cars. The first accident was just a matter of me not being able to see the path as well as I should have....
01-16-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,462
Posted By Biker395

So you have a pretty good idea of what I'm...

So you have a pretty good idea of what I'm talking about!

My SO has already informed me that if it comes down to that, she's hiring somebody! :o

One nice side benefit is that I am learning how...
01-16-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,462
Posted By Biker395

Well, here is the latest: I already knew my left...

Well, here is the latest: I already knew my left arm was broken, and there were some suspicion that my right arm might be broken too. Just imagine – having both arms broken. There is not a lot that...
01-15-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,462
Posted By Biker395

It’s what’s left of my “Third Eye” rear view...

It’s what’s left of my “Third Eye” rear view mirror.
01-14-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,462
Posted By Biker395

The Good Samaritan was the guy in the left ... he...

The Good Samaritan was the guy in the left ... he and his wife just moved from (no surprise) Minnesota. He’s one cool dude and I wanna stay in contact with him.

Here’s a photo of the helmet:

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