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07-01-07, 10:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,388
Posted By sgtsmile

heh, except that off road, you rarely get...

heh, except that off road, you rarely get JAMed.....

But I understand your desire to go with your passion.

Glad you were ok:)
06-29-07, 05:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,278
Posted By sgtsmile

Hint: your wife or SO knows why you watch it.

Hint: your wife or SO knows why you watch it.
06-26-07, 04:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,278
Posted By sgtsmile

Only thing about a nascar jersey, is that the...

Only thing about a nascar jersey, is that the rider could only turn left. *gasp* do all the nascar fans realize that nascar is really a "liberal" plot designed to remove self/free will by inducing a...
06-25-07, 06:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,439
Posted By sgtsmile

huh? I carry a gun?

huh? I carry a gun?
06-20-07, 02:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,439
Posted By sgtsmile

Posted two messages. Deleted them. This is...

Posted two messages. Deleted them.

This is not the place to debate the merits of vigilante justice. I am withdrawing from it.

Condolances again to the families involved.
06-20-07, 02:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,572
Posted By sgtsmile

About right:)

About right:)
06-20-07, 02:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,572
Posted By sgtsmile

People need to get over themselves. Some...

People need to get over themselves.

Some ride in lycra, some do not.

Who cares?

Both ride. Isn't that good enough for people?
06-20-07, 04:46 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,439
Posted By sgtsmile

:eek: Why not write the plate down and help...

:eek:

Why not write the plate down and help the victim? Save "vengence" for the police. They don't need or want this kind of help.
06-20-07, 04:45 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,439
Posted By sgtsmile

No, you would have been lying on the road...

No, you would have been lying on the road bleeding to death. Guns are not the answer. Self control is (on the part of the driver.) If you had taken a shot with your family member lying on the ground,...
06-19-07, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,089
Posted By sgtsmile

er, it is SOME that don't know what is behind...

er, it is SOME that don't know what is behind them. However, it is the ones who don't whose inattention causes grief to us that we remember.
06-18-07, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By sgtsmile

Had a great chat with a police supervisor once. I...

Had a great chat with a police supervisor once. I was riding down a street behind the local hospital. Slight downhill, 50kmph speedlimit. Behind me is a cop. I say, stuff it! and gear up, accelerate,...
06-18-07, 04:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,663
Posted By sgtsmile

My reference to no responsibity for accidents is...

My reference to no responsibity for accidents is not a legal one, but a moral one, which many people caught with their hand in the cookie jar try to cop when caught. Would we have so many frivolous...
06-18-07, 04:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,663
Posted By sgtsmile

I think the whole issue we are blathering on...

I think the whole issue we are blathering on about is whether we think something avoidable can properly be called an accident, and whether or not a person can be responsible for an accident. The...
06-18-07, 04:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,663
Posted By sgtsmile

Cute, but in both cases the person with the...

Cute, but in both cases the person with the coffee is responsible. Intent does not make the person any less responsible. In one case, it was malicious, in the other, not. However, in both cases, the...
06-18-07, 02:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,905
Posted By sgtsmile

Probably for the same reason that so many car...

Probably for the same reason that so many car drivers think that signalling left and merging onto a freeway moving at 120kmph while they are moving 80kmph is a smart thing to do...

"But I need to...
06-18-07, 02:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,663
Posted By sgtsmile

Exactly

Exactly
06-18-07, 02:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,663
Posted By sgtsmile

What many fail to realize is that the common...

What many fail to realize is that the common usage of the word accident, not its legal or dictionary definitions, is that if it was an accident, it was a mistake or somehow unavoidable, and less...
06-15-07, 10:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,663
Posted By sgtsmile

Perhaps, What I was referring to by the "no...

Perhaps,

What I was referring to by the "no escape" crash is those kinds of crashes - rear enders, and those where the car comes seemingly out of nowhere - that many people who do not devote a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-07, 10:05 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 14,327
Posted By sgtsmile

A specialty adult bicycle will be defined to be...

A specialty adult bicycle will be defined to be any bike currently sold with a quick release lever on it that is intended for adults.

This will keep lawyers amused for whole hours I am sure...
06-15-07, 09:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,663
Posted By sgtsmile

well, if this is happening in the left lane,...

well, if this is happening in the left lane, shift right in lane (to better see behind in your own lane and the next one), and if it is happening in the right lane, shift left (for the same reason)....
06-15-07, 09:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,663
Posted By sgtsmile

And now we back up and I quote me. "(in)...

And now we back up and I quote me.


"(in) virtually all circumstances, crashes are avoidable."



hmmmmm, English lesson time: virtually all circumstances DOES NOT equal every single one. It...
06-15-07, 09:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,663
Posted By sgtsmile

uhuh, Well, one thing that can be done is...

uhuh,

Well, one thing that can be done is this: when you stop, in the situation you gave me there, the trick is to leave about 3 to 4 car lengths between you and the car in front. No one is...
06-15-07, 09:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,663
Posted By sgtsmile

Some things are silly yes, but the bit you quoted...

Some things are silly yes, but the bit you quoted me in parenthesis here is what I am driving at (pun meant).

If someone is, for example, rear ended in traffic, they will often say that they...
06-15-07, 09:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,663
Posted By sgtsmile

That's ok Pete, I find you equally amusing. ...

That's ok Pete, I find you equally amusing.

I know what I refer to, you don't (know what I am refering to.)

I have explained what I am talking about before here, and have spent years teaching...
06-15-07, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By sgtsmile

Yep.

Yep.
06-15-07, 03:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,663
Posted By sgtsmile

An action that is unintended is, umm,...

An action that is unintended is, umm, unintentional.

I for one don't give a rat's ass about what the dictionary says about what "accident" means. The implication of the word accident by common...
06-15-07, 03:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,663
Posted By sgtsmile

Old news. Even old news on the A&S forum. ...

Old news. Even old news on the A&S forum.

However, it is dead right: car crashes are not accidents.

Calling them "collisions" has been done by the best driving school in Canada for over 12...
06-08-07, 04:59 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,019
Posted By sgtsmile

Well said. That is more or less what I did when I...

Well said. That is more or less what I did when I was your age. I still have, stored, the Marinoni bike I busted my a$$ to get when I was that age. I only stopped riding it when the metal in the...
06-07-07, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,103
Posted By sgtsmile

About sums it up.

About sums it up.
06-07-07, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,551
Posted By sgtsmile

If a vehicle was flashing a yellow light behind...

If a vehicle was flashing a yellow light behind me, in this jurisdiction, I would just ignore it. Cops here use red lights.

:)
06-07-07, 03:38 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,019
Posted By sgtsmile

We don't need to make you look like you do it,...

We don't need to make you look like you do it, you said you did it.
06-07-07, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,097
Posted By sgtsmile

2 replies...

2 replies...
06-07-07, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,551
Posted By sgtsmile

As was stated in the OP, the officer in question...

As was stated in the OP, the officer in question might not have even been a cop. The OP handled it well, in my opinion. Stay alive first, the rest is gravy.
06-07-07, 01:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,019
Posted By sgtsmile

You are kinder than me....

You are kinder than me....
06-07-07, 01:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,019
Posted By sgtsmile

And there lies the problem. Locally, we...

And there lies the problem.

Locally, we have some LBS like that. I won't darken their doors. We also have some that sell quality inexpensive bikes geared to riders not seeking high end racing...
06-07-07, 05:03 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,338
Posted By sgtsmile

Never, but if I was told this, I might have to...

Never, but if I was told this, I might have to collapse in gales of laughter.
06-07-07, 05:01 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,019
Posted By sgtsmile

What does having a problem with thieves and...

What does having a problem with thieves and people who advocate hurting other people have to do with "politeness police"? Just because it is the "internets" does not mean that people earn an...
06-06-07, 08:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,019
Posted By sgtsmile

*yawn* especially when you can just go steal...

*yawn* especially when you can just go steal another one...




Edit: And I interpreted your second post I quoted wrong, try using punctuation.
06-06-07, 08:46 PM
06-06-07, 05:50 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 10,245
Posted By sgtsmile

No, I rather think I didn't. The actions of some...

No, I rather think I didn't. The actions of some CM riders make some people who do not think clearly say that all CM riders are idiots and scofflaws. This is not the case. Stereotyping is nice for...
06-06-07, 05:48 PM
06-06-07, 05:43 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 10,245
Posted By sgtsmile

Don't need to, you just did. CM riders being...

Don't need to, you just did.

CM riders being asses (as some are) give CM riders not being asses (as some are) a bad name. Just like protesters assaulting the police give all protesters a bad name....
06-06-07, 05:37 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 10,245
Posted By sgtsmile

Can't you tell the difference? :o

Can't you tell the difference? :o
06-06-07, 05:29 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 10,245
Posted By sgtsmile

I agree that your question makes sense, but it...

I agree that your question makes sense, but it makes for a poor confrontational thread in the a$$ forum. Most people when they see reason would dislike the action of a person, and not class all...
06-06-07, 05:25 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 10,245
Posted By sgtsmile

You confuse people when you change the cover of...

You confuse people when you change the cover of your book. It messes with their preconceived notions about how the world works and about where to pigeon hole people.

Oh god, I just looked again...
06-06-07, 05:22 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 10,245
Posted By sgtsmile

So, is anyone else thinking that Randya made this...

So, is anyone else thinking that Randya made this thread for no real reason other than to get people wound up about absolutely nothing?
06-06-07, 04:04 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 10,245
Posted By sgtsmile

Randya has a hate on for whoever Randya considers...

Randya has a hate on for whoever Randya considers to be a racer boy. Nothing to see here, move on.
06-06-07, 03:21 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 10,245
Posted By sgtsmile

Some people just like being in lala land.

Some people just like being in lala land.
06-06-07, 03:12 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 10,245
Posted By sgtsmile

LOL, no, only that the posts are kinda like a...

LOL, no, only that the posts are kinda like a wrestling match with overtones of a tennis game...
06-06-07, 03:08 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 10,245
Posted By sgtsmile

*passes around the popcorn and waits for the next...

*passes around the popcorn and waits for the next round of chest thumping posts*
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