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09-27-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,093
Posted By jack pot

... i have been making do with SMIRNOFF hand...

... i have been making do with SMIRNOFF hand sanitizer. I get it from a friend who owns a DISTRIBUTORSHIP. it comes in 1/2 pint bottles and looks like vodka but it says "not for consumption". If I...
09-17-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By RubeRad

No, a THOUSAND times YES In the rush to...

No, a THOUSAND times YES

In the rush to denounce/mock the anti-science crowd, it is all to easy to succumb to the temptation to swallow bad science in the other direction, which just ends up...
09-07-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,120
Posted By willibrord

About cloth face coverings. U.S. Centers for...

About cloth face coverings. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/about-face-coverings.html. Accessed June 30, 2020.
Advice...
08-21-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,121
Posted By jppe

Good for you for reporting it. If I ever have a...

Good for you for reporting it. If I ever have a similar issue Iím hoping my camera footage will be helpful.
08-20-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By work4bike

This thing of people being lax, most of which...

This thing of people being lax, most of which (from my observations) is the young; you'll remember when we were "invincible":)

Furthermore, it's not just in the US, but around the world; it only...
08-17-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,132
Posted By nesdog

I did Hidden Valley that day, hoping to knock...

I did Hidden Valley that day, hoping to knock down about 40 miles with a loop around Dos Vientos. After having to change a flat in HV, I suddenly noticed the heat was on full intense mode! Turned...
08-08-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,216
Posted By FiftySix

Real bikers get a pass. Not like a real biker has...

Real bikers get a pass. Not like a real biker has a lot of health care money to try and cure STDs, liver disease, gunshot wounds, etc.

Now those dressed up bikers with high paying professional...
08-06-20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,090
Posted By CliffordK

Much of the Northeast seems to be missing a...

Much of the Northeast seems to be missing a second wave.

Lately, New York has had a steady stream of about 750 new cases a day.
New Jersey has had 300 to 400 new cases a day. Well off their peak...
08-06-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 521,727
Posted By big john

Yesterday 4 of us rode in the local mountains. It...

Yesterday 4 of us rode in the local mountains. It was perfect.

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/jcb_6b8d648eb2aea2bc9129b47df89c02ac855c09a3.jpg
08-04-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,090
Posted By Wileyone

I don't get it. I must be wired differently. ...

I don't get it. I must be wired differently.

But it looks like Americans are looking for scapegoats not solutions.
08-04-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,457
Posted By Ogsarg

Wait till the pandemic is over. A significant...

Wait till the pandemic is over. A significant percentage of the bike purchases will be back on the market and there won't be much competition for them.

Finding a bargain in the current climate is...
07-31-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 521,727
Posted By indyfabz

On tour July 1st. If you think this takes work,...

On tour July 1st. If you think this takes work, you should see his Halloween decorations. ...
07-31-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 521,727
Posted By indyfabz

I posted this on another site in response to...

I posted this on another site in response to something. Self-serve market (unmanned). There was even a fridge inside with sandwiches. I am pretty sure it was outside St. Johnsbury, VT.

...
07-27-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 746
Posted By 79pmooney

The 2nd Amendment gives us the right "bear arms"....

The 2nd Amendment gives us the right "bear arms". "Bare arms" comes under the 1st Amendment, Freedom of speech (and dress within reason). I exercise that right when I go to the Red Cross to donate...
07-26-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By bikemig

Documented cases of transmission outdoors are...

Documented cases of transmission outdoors are very few and those tend to be when people socialize outdoors. So if you ride solo, that would appear to be a vanishingly small risk.
...
07-17-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,770
Posted By cccorlew

Someone asked for videos... Me on a ride: ...

Someone asked for videos...
Me on a ride:
https://youtu.be/u8zh3zhOwfY

Wife on commute
https://youtu.be/64PxL9Lfj64

and another
https://youtu.be/TyYqv1nT7ro
07-17-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,113
Posted By genec

The other aspect that came out of that article...

The other aspect that came out of that article was that this is continuing ongoing research and we do not have all the answers... which is to say that we should all be prepared to respond to change...
07-17-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,113
Posted By wgscott

Good article in Arse Technica: ...

Good article in Arse Technica:

https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/07/beyond-antibodies-the-immune-response-to-coronavirus-is-complicated/

It's a summary of this paper that just appeared in...
07-14-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,034
Posted By wgscott

My dog has to get a kennel cough vaccine every 6...

My dog has to get a kennel cough vaccine every 6 months. It won't be the end of the world. Anything will be an improvement from the current hell-disaster.

The other thing is neutralizing...
07-12-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,113
Posted By wgscott

Immunity may be transient, which if true means we...

Immunity may be transient, which if true means we could keep getting sick with COVID-19 every few months, and a good vaccine might be hard to produce.
07-08-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By CycleryNorth81

Vaccines and treatments in development. The...

Vaccines and treatments in development.

The lifeline pipeline
https://graphics.reuters.com/HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/yxmvjqywprz/index.html
07-08-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By wgscott

The superscript/subscript BB markup is disabled. ...

The superscript/subscript BB markup is disabled.

The correct version, as you I am sure know, is CO2 . The element's first (or only) letter is always capitalized. If there are two oxygens present,...
07-08-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,735
Posted By himespau

My wife's first name is Debbie, and she's just...

My wife's first name is Debbie, and she's just glad that Karens have taken over from Debbie Downer as an internet meme.
07-08-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,735
Posted By gsteinb

I'm mostly looking forward to when the internet...

I'm mostly looking forward to when the internet moves on from the Karen expression. It's was never not tiresome.
07-07-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,239
Posted By wgscott

SPAT is a remarkable acronym.

SPAT is a remarkable acronym.
07-05-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By wgscott

Although there are coronaviruses that cause cold...

Although there are coronaviruses that cause cold symptoms, the "common cold" is a rhinovirus (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhinovirus), which is a type of picoRNA virus.

Coronaviruses are...
07-05-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,113
Posted By wgscott

My thoughts are that the transient disappearances...

My thoughts are that the transient disappearances of ebola have absolutely nothing to do with herd immunity.
07-05-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,066
Posted By CliffordK

Are flu vaccinations common in Costa Rica? They...

Are flu vaccinations common in Costa Rica? They may be especially helpful in the elderly and infirm, but also good for school kids, or even younger. And, if done society wide, they may help limit...
07-05-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,066
Posted By Tony P.

Overall, it's likely CR's death rate is...

Overall, it's likely CR's death rate is understated. Note that CR averages approx. 200 flu deaths a year so only 18 COVID-19 deaths seems unlikely. I can understand why CR's cases could be low but...
06-30-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,474
Posted By Random11

I'm not a Strava user for a reason similar to the...

I'm not a Strava user for a reason similar to the OP. It's not that I'm concerned about comparing myself with other riders, but with my own past rides. If I'm not feeling 100%, there's a tendency not...
06-30-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,735
Posted By skookum

This woman obviously has some issues she is...

This woman obviously has some issues she is dealing with perhaps mental health related.
I'm not sure circulating videos of her freaking out is helping anybody, certainly not her.
06-30-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 416
Posted By wgscott

I think that is a great question, and I suspect...

I think that is a great question, and I suspect the answer is yes. Maybe the current H1N1 vaccine will work.
06-30-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By shelbyfv

Multiple hand positions with a drop bar so your...

Multiple hand positions with a drop bar so your odds of finding comfort are increased. Flat bar gives you only one position, you may like it or not.
06-29-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,027
Posted By Wildwood

And suck in that gut, too! and don't drink...

And suck in that gut, too!

and don't drink so much alcohol...
change your underwear daily....

Soliciting other tips! :D :roflmao2:

(from and for the 'mentally diminished'.)
06-28-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,113
Posted By wgscott

I realize I am responding after this individual...

I realize I am responding after this individual was banned, but I feel compelled to set the record straight.



This is absolutely false. There are hundreds of thousands of such experiments.
...
06-28-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,113
Posted By 3alarmer

Here is the single weirdest thing about this pandemic to me...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPBLfzTPCDc


...all the people (still living) you see dancing, stoned out of their minds at this concert, are now in the high risk group.
I just find it very...
06-28-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,113
Posted By indyfabz

Supposed to do my first one on Wednesday. Had I...

Supposed to do my first one on Wednesday. Had I not had to cancel my planned June trip I would be flying home from Montana today after two weeks of riding. One issue for some is that campgrounds...
06-27-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,113
Posted By wgscott

I don't. I think this thing behaves in a...

I don't.

I think this thing behaves in a very weird way.
06-27-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,534
Posted By CerveloS5

Thanks guys for all the input! The Assos Mille...

Thanks guys for all the input! The Assos Mille arrived yesterday and I took them out for their first ride. The XL fit perfect (6' 185lbs), maybe even a bit on the snug side. The straps cut into my...
06-25-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By RubeRad

Social Distancing and the regular flu

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01538-8

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/615x582/flu_1861642360460f49f498eb2baef4fff7bb24f246.png


A little underwhelming (to...
06-24-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 7,357
Posted By 79pmooney

Wisconsin's feeling left out with all the news...

Wisconsin's feeling left out with all the news about Texas and Florida. This should bring them back into the limelight. And as they say, any news is good news.
06-24-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 7,357
Posted By CliffordK

Some people are 20 and immortal and don't know...

Some people are 20 and immortal and don't know anybody older than 30 (parents don't count).

Others are 70 with diabetes and a heart condition.
06-23-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,027
Posted By shelbyfv

50+ Photo Tip

We know there is a proper way to stage our bikes, drive side, big chainring, etc, etc. Here's a tip for selfies and other people pics. Close your mouth! Too many pics of we oldsters with jaws...
06-21-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,781
Posted By RubeRad

Hmm. It's hard to tell exactly, since the graphs...

Hmm. It's hard to tell exactly, since the graphs are so jaggedy. From the May tic-mark to the present, the cases trendline looks to me to be a little less than 2x actually (1800-3400?). For the...
06-21-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 7,567
Posted By YoungSalt

Why did I just read this entire thread? What is...

Why did I just read this entire thread? What is wrong with me?
06-21-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,102
Posted By wgscott

The government (mainly via the NIH) sponsors most...

The government (mainly via the NIH) sponsors most academic and pharmaceutical company basic research.

There is lots (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=vitamin+C+effictiveness) of it.
06-20-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,001
Posted By CliffordK

The new cases aren't hitting the state uniformly....

The new cases aren't hitting the state uniformly.

Lots of cases in the Portland Metro counties, down to Salem, and to Lincoln City, and a few scattered cases in North East Oregon.

The OP was in...
06-19-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,001
Posted By SamSpade1941

They are not allowing people come in at all. I...

They are not allowing people come in at all. I do not like that model , If I want the online shopping experience I can get that online and it is actually cheaper than giving an LBS my patronage at...
06-19-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,408
Posted By stardognine

Yeah, Iím not too crazy about that, but at least...

Yeah, Iím not too crazy about that, but at least they supposedly fixed the vulnerability issue, that let freaky people get access to your files & info. 🙄 I know that was a very real issue, because I...
06-16-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 13,517
Posted By Hypno Toad

I have to second the comment about people touring...

I have to second the comment about people touring on motorcycles. This past weekend, I was riding a mostly gravel route but needed to use a scenic highway to connect some sections of the route. The...
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