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03-29-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,409
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

Another, I did not need to follow the rules, but...

Another, I did not need to follow the rules, but the cagers must...
03-21-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,438
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

My goals are exercise and fun, to get myself into...

My goals are exercise and fun, to get myself into better shape. I'm looking to ride 20 miles a day 5 time a week. I picked the Verve because I have a bad back, 2 herniated discs in my lower back,...
03-20-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,438
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

Trek Verve tire size

I have a Trek Verve 2 stock with 45mm wide tires. I have ridden about 150 miles in 2 months so far, as the temps increase I plan to be ridding 100 miles a week, I ride pave roads and rail to trail...
03-16-20, 04:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,032
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

Most of the laws about consumer protection are...

Most of the laws about consumer protection are written for business selling items, private person to person is usually exempt.
03-16-20, 03:58 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,966
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

No.. I've listened to a couple survival...

No..

I've listened to a couple survival podcasts, where they have discussed the self defense laws and rules in the US and Canada. Canada has much stricter rules and what is self defense. I use to...
03-15-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,966
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

Never seen military grade pepper spray, must be a...

Never seen military grade pepper spray, must be a way up north thing....

The thing is with your laws, the attackers does have more rights. You must prove your innocence.
03-15-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,966
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

I'm just reading and posting info from your...

I'm just reading and posting info from your country...

The laws around self-defence are a grey area

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/self-defence-what-s-acceptable-under-canadian-law-1.1229180
03-15-20, 05:16 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,966
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

In Canada it's illegal to carry a weapon for the...

In Canada it's illegal to carry a weapon for the purpose of self-defense. And according to the Criminal Code, a weapon can be anything designed, used or intended to cause death or injury or even just...
03-15-20, 04:38 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,966
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

Self defense is illegal in Canada, unless your an...

Self defense is illegal in Canada, unless your an LEO.
03-12-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

If your in the US, good luck getting the police...

If your in the US, good luck getting the police to help.
03-11-20, 01:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,858
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

Holding others accountable from someone else...

Holding others accountable from someone else action will never work,

Why not try and go for more training before people can get a DL?
03-10-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,858
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

Why should a passengers phone not work in a...

Why should a passengers phone not work in a moving vehicle?
03-09-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,858
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

But, what about the passengers, they shouldn't be...

But, what about the passengers, they shouldn't be punished....
03-09-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,858
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

Only if the police enforce it. North Carolina is...

Only if the police enforce it. North Carolina is handsfree, but I still see people with a phone up to the side of their head, the police do not enforce this law.
03-09-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,858
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

Driver is going to get a plea deal from the most...

Driver is going to get a plea deal from the most vehicular manslaughter, spend 1 year in jail.

Using your phone while driving is the norm, 99% of the people do it. Until we change society, it's...
03-09-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,156
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

It still takes the driver to pay attention...the...

It still takes the driver to pay attention...the major problem today is drivers are distracted, these mirrors are not going to help most people.
03-08-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,397
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

I'm a new bike owner, purchased my bike January...

I'm a new bike owner, purchased my bike January this year. I bought the tool kit and stand for around $40. The stand is sturdy and works well for me, the tools seem ok as a starter set. I can...
03-08-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,093
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

It's all of your smart phones, it's not just...

It's all of your smart phones, it's not just google tracking you, your cell carrier is also tracking and selling the data.

A couple months ago, I was looking for a new bike computer did a 1 google...
03-07-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,093
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

But then people would have to unplug from social...

But then people would have to unplug from social media......
03-07-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,093
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

The phone stores it's GPS data until it connects...

The phone stores it's GPS data until it connects back to the internet and reports your data to the mothership.
03-07-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,093
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

Airplane mode doesn't guarantee that your phone...

Airplane mode doesn't guarantee that your phone stops tracking you. Airplane mode only turns off cell service and wifi, satellite and blue tooth are still operating.
02-23-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,530
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

You are right, after a month of riding I find...

You are right, after a month of riding I find myself mostly using the 38 and 48 crank gears.
02-22-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,272
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

No Agenda - Podcast hosted by Adam Curry & John...

No Agenda - Podcast hosted by Adam Curry & John C. Dvorak

Jocko Podcast - Jocko Willink and Director, Echo Charles discuss discipline and leadership in business, war, relationships and everyday...
02-16-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,345
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

The modern LEO has no say in doing their jobs...

The modern LEO has no say in doing their jobs anymore, they must follow policies and procedures to the "T". The average police person is just a dumb drone of the state. On the other hand the person...
02-16-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,274
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

We are now living in the generation of I'm more...

We are now living in the generation of I'm more important than the rules, I can bend the rules to suit me, but not the other way around. Way to many people are distracted while driving their cars....
02-05-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,158
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

I understand riding in traffic, I rode a bike...

I understand riding in traffic, I rode a bike back in the late 80's and early 90's. I've been riding motorcycles on the street from the late 80's. So, yes i understand.
02-05-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

I order one yesterday from amazon, should have it...

I order one yesterday from amazon, should have it today. Thanks for your review.
02-04-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,158
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

just another road user that thinks they are...

just another road user that thinks they are better than the law. Not following the rules makes you the same as the cage drivers you complain about,
02-02-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

Help with a basic bike computer

I'm overwhelmed by the choices of a basic bike computer. Some thing in the same range as the Wahoo Elemnt mini, that can upload ride info to Strava.
02-02-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,158
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

That doesn't work anymore, officers are paid and...

That doesn't work anymore, officers are paid and have scheduled day for court. That was tactic from the 80's and 90's.
02-02-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,095
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

This is the same discussion about my other...

This is the same discussion about my other hobbies. I will support my LBS as long as they are not really over priced. I do check prices on line, and will bring it up with the store, if they are out...
01-28-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,530
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

I can see both sides of this argument. For me,...

I can see both sides of this argument. For me, it's not a hardship to spend the money on getting a new crank and having it installed, then in the future have the original crank put back on. It's...
01-27-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,530
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

I've been riding as much as I can. I rode 8 miles...

I've been riding as much as I can. I rode 8 miles Saturday, and 10 miles on Sunday. I have been trying to keep to routes that are mostly flat, if I get to a hill that I can't climb, I just walk the...
01-26-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,530
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

Changing crank gear size

I'm a new rider, over 50, about 265lbs. I have Trek Verve 2, crank gears are 48/38/28. On the hills I'm running out of power to keep going. I'm wondering if I can get mountain bike crank with...
01-26-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

Tools to Work on Trek Verve

I'm trying to put together a tool box for my bike. Is there a list or does anybody know which size hex heads, wrenches, spoke wrench and so on, I will need. I would like to just keep the ones I need...
01-19-20, 06:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,100
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

I went to the LBS and tried a few bikes, the FX,...

I went to the LBS and tried a few bikes, the FX, Verve, Dual Sport, and Marlin. I needed up getting the Verve 2, for me it was the most comfortable.
01-19-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,419
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

I went to the LBS and tried a few bikes, the FX,...

I went to the LBS and tried a few bikes, the FX, Verve, Dual Sport, and Marlin. I needed up getting the Verve 2, for me it was the most comfortable.
01-17-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,419
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

Help me pick a bike

I'm getting back into riding to drop some pounds and get back into a shape other than round. I turned 50 this past summer, I'm 6-2, 265 lbs, I have a bad back with a herniated disc in my lower back....
01-16-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,100
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

In the Greensboro area of North Carolina.

In the Greensboro area of North Carolina.
01-16-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,100
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

Help me pick a bike

I'm getting back into riding to get drop some pounds and get back in a shape other than round. I turned 50 this past summer, I'm 6-2, 265 lbs, I have a bad back with a herniated disc in my lower...
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