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04-18-18, 02:17 PM
Replies: 299
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Posted By phoebeisis

A protective effect from "Lane controlling-taking...

A protective effect from "Lane controlling-taking the lane"
ASSUMES you are dealing with alert law abiding drivers-
ones who
1)Are alert enough Notice you are dead CENTER in the lane
2)and law...
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Views: 2,820
Posted By phoebeisis

Ahhhh-got it- and on that note- of not...

Ahhhh-got it-
and on that note- of not understanding but curious
what is Siu Blue Wind ?
something to do with that "sea turtle" sea tortoise?

anyway nice upright bars-weight on Posterior part...
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Views: 2,820
Posted By phoebeisis

Yes like those or even more old school like...

Yes like those
or even more old school
like all the bikes in USA up until 1962 or so- except a few
"10 speeds as we called them"

censor ?? not sure what you mean? none of my post was censor...
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Views: 2,820
Posted By phoebeisis

You will adjust to it and yes your initial...

You will adjust to it
and yes your initial thought-AVOID SURGERY- is right
I would suggest changing handle bars to old fashioned upright 1950's bars
the sort of bars EVERYONE in China and India...
12-24-17, 01:41 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 27,152
Posted By phoebeisis

Right- $10,000-$25,000 all total plus the bad...

Right- $10,000-$25,000 all total
plus the bad publicity
seems about right for "no significant injury" accident

Yeah a JERK TAX-
jail time pointless for someone who probably won't re-offend-and...
12-24-17, 01:15 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 27,152
Posted By phoebeisis

FBinNY- yeah that seems about right. Your guess...

FBinNY- yeah that seems about right.
Your guess is probably no jail
In a way it is "too bad" the rider didn't have a serious injury-photos arm/leg in cast-bruised up face.
But the rider lucked...
12-24-17, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,502
Posted By phoebeisis

A driver is always responsible for controlling...

A driver is always responsible for controlling the vehicle.
Of course owners of self driving auto-pilot vehicles are going to use that capability to spend time fooling with their electronic devices....
12-24-17, 07:36 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 27,152
Posted By phoebeisis

Crashola-thanks for the update. July 5 2017 to...

Crashola-thanks for the update.
July 5 2017 to May 29 2018-pushing a full year.

Like you say SOP- all the outrage is gone
safe bet he will take some sort of plea-
or maybe he will dig in his...
11-28-17, 08:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 517
Posted By phoebeisis

Tiny 853 Jamis Dragon frame 13" more like 11.5"-NOLA $125

$100+ shipping from NOLA-suburban new orleans
1998 or so Reynolds 853 jamis dragon frame
Tiny-was a little too short for me-5'4"
not disc-just rim brakes
contact here- or phoebeisis@ aol ...
10-29-17, 10:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By phoebeisis

Wtb nrs small frame or bike

Hi

I want to buy a NRS GIANT dual suspension bike-small frame-
prefer entire bike-but would buy a frame

No dents-but scratches no problem-
They come on ebay-s size-every couple months
I'm in...
10-08-17, 09:06 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 27,152
Posted By phoebeisis

I half assed google searched Marshall Neely ...

I half assed google searched Marshall Neely
Nothing later than Aug 18 2017
Bet he took a plea-and paid off cyclist
settled quietly
09-30-17, 01:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,210
Posted By phoebeisis

Quick question Where were you riding- I mean...

Quick question
Where were you riding-
I mean in which part of the lane-
Via eyeball GoGo you look to be perhaps 2-3-4 feet from the far right line??
It didn't look to me like you were middle of...
09-30-17, 05:47 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 9,740
Posted By phoebeisis

Yes-the no brake and his posted videos-perhaps...

Yes-the no brake and his posted videos-perhaps his post crash posted comments
Earned him jail time-
his posted comments-not sympathetic-safe bet he didn't have pricy legal talent (and image...
09-28-17, 05:17 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 9,740
Posted By phoebeisis

Joeybike-Yeah whamilton got you dead on that one....

Joeybike-Yeah whamilton got you dead on that one.

And if you hit and kill a pedestrian- IN PART because you willfully REMOVED the brakes from your car
or built a car with no brakes-JAIL
18 MPH-...
09-28-17, 03:19 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 9,740
Posted By phoebeisis

Slight aside-deer collisions W V is the state...

Slight aside-deer collisions
W V is the state with the highest rate 1/41 chance per year
W V is also a state with a very high opioid abuse problem
Lotta mountain roads-poor sight lines-lotta...
09-27-17, 01:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,254
Posted By phoebeisis

Right you are-asthma is very common(adults and...

Right you are-asthma is very common(adults and children)- and occasionally still fatal.
I was just emphasizing the mean aspect of intentionally producing stinking sooty crap that might send a baby...
09-27-17, 08:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,254
Posted By phoebeisis

Hmmm Since about 2004-2007 or so Turbo diesel ...

Hmmm
Since about 2004-2007 or so Turbo diesel pickup trucks have had SOOT filters(particle filters) to PREVENT Rolling Coal(geez never head that expression before)
The filters are periodically...
09-27-17, 07:54 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 9,740
Posted By phoebeisis

22 feet away- 18mph=27 fps With a great...

22 feet away-
18mph=27 fps

With a great front brake-plus the braking from his legs-
figure .7 Gs-which would be excellent-dropping about 20fps every second

after 1 second of braking he would...
09-26-17, 03:00 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,777
Posted By phoebeisis

Genec- Yeah swilling hot coffee-having to grab...

Genec-
Yeah swilling hot coffee-having to grab the cup-guide it to your mouth moving car
and putting on make up
Sure both are plenty distracting

But people have been eating drinking putting...
09-26-17, 10:53 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,777
Posted By phoebeisis

Mr Bill Sure it is limited but the...

Mr Bill
Sure it is limited
but the limitation- just counting "deaths from crashes"( not MI's or being shot)
is a good thing
because deaths are easy to count-
severity of injuries-much much...
09-26-17, 08:23 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,777
Posted By phoebeisis

NHTSB does have single vehicle accidents for...

NHTSB does have single vehicle accidents for bicycles and all other vehicles (which frequently are "mostly" driver error)
Just look it up
There are LOTS of sub categories-

You can always...
09-26-17, 06:38 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,777
Posted By phoebeisis

It is a lot simpler-according to NHTSB- than this...

It is a lot simpler-according to NHTSB- than this thread would indicate.
Drivers are TEXTING more(zero texting in 1990)-so they are hitting cars bikes pedestrians more often.

And everyone who...
09-25-17, 08:47 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,777
Posted By phoebeisis

The numbers for Traffic deaths-motor vehicle...

The numbers for Traffic deaths-motor vehicle deaths
has risen-2015 I think- for the first time in 30 or so years
The FEDS NHTSB blame distracted driving for the increase in deaths

According to...
09-22-17, 04:44 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,271
Posted By phoebeisis

AndrewHenle Thanks for the info Your GoPro...

AndrewHenle
Thanks for the info
Your GoPro died-other one died too.
Yeah cheap electronics are great-but they are cheap-so they die.
And yeah batteries and charging-dreary aspect of modern life....
09-22-17, 02:25 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,271
Posted By phoebeisis

Jefnvk No Go Pro means we really don't know...

Jefnvk
No Go Pro means we really don't know what provoked gramps.
I suspect our hero doesn't have clean hands.
I've been riding streets highways-daily-for 50 years-never had anything remotely like...
09-22-17, 02:00 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,271
Posted By phoebeisis

Fair enough-66. Why not post the "old...

Fair enough-66.
Why not post the "old gentleman's" name?

I used old geezer and grandpa to emphasize the "risible" aspect of a fit younger person letting a senior citizen take his bike away.
...
09-22-17, 09:52 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,271
Posted By phoebeisis

The too late to grow up comment-directed at both...

The too late to grow up comment-directed at both "combatants" was because:
1)The OP somehow managed to need a second account -for reasons that are unclear- my guess it is because of his penchant...
09-22-17, 06:57 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,271
Posted By phoebeisis

I thought Lane Controlling was supposed to be...

I thought Lane Controlling was supposed to be protective?
Get a Go Pro
Your video indicates you are holding this old fool-preventing his returning to his car.
Also he didn't stomp on your...
09-17-17, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 906
Posted By phoebeisis

Stadjer Thanks for your clarification. I was...

Stadjer
Thanks for your clarification.
I was trying toi guess where your location-Groningen-is.
Netherlands apparently?
But you are referring to a formerly communist country that now has...
09-16-17, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 906
Posted By phoebeisis

Yikes-so expatriate Chinese are still shipping...

Yikes-so expatriate Chinese are still shipping safe baby formula home-Groningen+Germany? Netherlands??

It-the scandal-broke in 2008-HUGE numbers-and god knows how long it had been going on.
China...
09-12-17, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 906
Posted By phoebeisis

Maybe- It does have an urban legend feel to...

Maybe- It does have an urban legend feel to it-BUT

the melamine in baby formula-and in pet food-widely reported in medical journals(the head of the chinese FDA equivalent was executed for evil...
09-12-17, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 906
Posted By phoebeisis

Communist Revolution, when the famed writer Lu...

Communist Revolution, when the famed writer Lu Xun assailed Chinese culture as selfish, boastful, servile and cruel.

In cultures where immediate FAMILY is everything
the natural corollary is...
09-10-17, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By phoebeisis

Hmmm But are car dealers responsible for short...

Hmmm
But are car dealers responsible for short drivers who want to buy a car?
Dopers who have the odor of weed on their clothes.
Maybe-depends on the LAWS I guess.
I would buy proper fit-but I'm...
09-09-17, 04:13 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 27,152
Posted By phoebeisis

Feds must be squeezing him pretty hard. They...

Feds must be squeezing him pretty hard.
They Feds have little motivation to go easy on him.
On tape-tried to conceal remove the decals on his SUV.
His own son ratted him out-meaning he is a real...
09-07-17, 07:24 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 27,152
Posted By phoebeisis

Anyone have an update? Has it been plead down...

Anyone have an update?
Has it been plead down yet?

Mr bill-below-thanks for the update

Mass huh-first hurricane I was ever in-roughly Sept 1955-1956- or so-grandmothers house Fall River -...
08-18-17, 05:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,179
Posted By phoebeisis

But you brought up Garrison- you are...

But you brought up Garrison-
you are complaining because I one upped you
I had actually seen Garrison "In the flesh"
yes of course I'm joking-
I can't resist pitiful puns

Slight...
08-17-17, 06:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,179
Posted By phoebeisis

What? By A&S standards this is normal. Most...

What?
By A&S standards this is normal.
Most of posts here are a variation of "mean driver passed too close to me"

I was just posting a cut of ugly american jogger -arrested by the incompetent...
08-17-17, 05:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,179
Posted By phoebeisis

Actually it is ALL meant to be humorous. Oh the...

Actually it is ALL meant to be humorous.
Oh the bit about jogger pedestrian ill will-I got from comments posted under one of the articles- pedestrians complaining about joggers

Yes she held her...
08-16-17, 05:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,179
Posted By phoebeisis

Back when(1960's) Jim Garrison-and most connected...

Back when(1960's) Jim Garrison-and most connected $$ NOLA men
belonged to an athletic club-NOAC- NOLA version of NYAC-
This club-all while all male all $$-had a strange marble lined pool they...
08-15-17, 07:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,179
Posted By phoebeisis

Joggers run the same route day after day just...

Joggers run the same route day after day
just like most riders

The cops saw this as very unimportant-until it hit the internet almost 3 months after event.
They have him on video-there aren't 3...
08-15-17, 07:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,179
Posted By phoebeisis

Jim Garrison-also a Mick-O-American- many...

Jim Garrison-also a Mick-O-American-
many years ago-when I was a teenager(1966-1968)-I saw him many times up close-waaaay too close
He was what I call "ONE LOOK CRAZY"
A casual glance was all...
08-15-17, 04:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,179
Posted By phoebeisis

Stick a little closer to the truth-I said just...

Stick a little closer to the truth-I said just that-he pushed her- in my original post
and obviously she wasn't pushed under the bus(thanks to bus driver)
She also foolishly held her line until the...
08-14-17, 12:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,179
Posted By phoebeisis

JoeyBike Yep-OP-me-rides everyday-on levee in...

JoeyBike
Yep-OP-me-rides everyday-on levee in river ridge-45 minutes then walk Arty(retread greyhound-) for 20 minutes
Yes it was an illustration on how casually inconsiderate/mean/aggressive some...
08-13-17, 04:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,179
Posted By phoebeisis

Long story short-she has been paid off-by him-he...

Long story short-she has been paid off-by him-he did it-explains the arrest-the very pointed NO APOLOGY from cops-and the "we plan no further action in respect to him" which is what his lawyers...
08-11-17, 07:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,179
Posted By phoebeisis

London folks-if your cops arrested him-is it...

London folks-if your cops arrested him-is it HIM??
Should be an easy case-he would have plenty of associates-who would recognise him
people he works with-X girlfriends wives X boyfriends husbands ...
08-11-17, 06:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,179
Posted By phoebeisis

Jogger pushing pedestrian-london

Slight aside
but has anyone noticed that a USA guy-Eric Bellquist was arrested questioned about a May 2017 incident
A jogger "held his line" and pushed a female pedestrian into the street-
bus...
08-06-17, 07:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,799
Posted By phoebeisis

2manybikes- yeah too many bikes-common problem ...

2manybikes- yeah too many bikes-common problem
Hey cute dog-
my dog-Arty Artimus-small female greyhound-too big to ride with.
Yeah a good locking knife "might break and close on your fingers" but...
08-05-17, 07:18 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,799
Posted By phoebeisis

Yeah a multitool-one with pliers -I would go...

Yeah a multitool-one with pliers -I would go with the pointy ones-not a bad tool
Problem with a multitool
is none of the tools-except perhaps the little pliers-is a decent tool
Maybe better to...
07-31-17, 07:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,019
Posted By phoebeisis

Yes it does keep you fit-and if you avoid the...

Yes it does keep you fit-and if you avoid the sun-maybe looking younger.
I'm old-66-ride 355 days a year.
But I ride strictly for fun and exercise very rarely for transportation.
Bike theft is...
07-31-17, 06:16 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,799
Posted By phoebeisis

Semi serrated is better for cutting a wide...

Semi serrated is better for cutting a wide variety of things-rope fabric -like heavy canvas blue jean material.
Plenty of decent folding knives available.
Any knife is better than no knife in...
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