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Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 984
Posted By Rixtir
Sex, drugs, and oil

http://money.cnn.com/2008/09/10/news/economy/oil_officials.ap/index.htm?postversion=2008091015
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,462
Posted By Rixtir
Sheldon Brown, RIP

News today that Sheldon Brown has passed away. (http://bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=385200)

I've learned so much from Sheldon's website over the years. There will never be another Sheldon, he...
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,281
Posted By Rixtir
Bike law talk to address Portland cycling fatalities

For anybody who's interested, Portland bicycle law attorney Bob Mionske will be appearing on Bicycle Radio (www.bicycleradio.com) tonight at 7 PM, where he will be discussing the two recent cyclist...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2007, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,481
Posted By Rixtir
Ray Thomas and Mark Ginsberg both specialize in...

Ray Thomas and Mark Ginsberg both specialize in bicycle law here in town.
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,871
Posted By Rixtir
Keep firing away at your foot then. This is...

Keep firing away at your foot then.

This is a BICYCLE website. Members here are concerned about BICYCLE theft by BICYCLE thieves. Hopefully, that will clear up some of your confusion. Now, on to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,495
Posted By Rixtir
PM me for an answer.

PM me for an answer.
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,871
Posted By Rixtir
Oldguy, there are national bike registries that...

Oldguy, there are national bike registries that will register your bike for a fee. The advantage to a National Registry is that they coordinate with police departments nationwide, whereas a state...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,871
Posted By Rixtir
The problem with the "expose" is this: ...

The problem with the "expose" is this:

SoldSecure tests locks and chains using tools bike thieves "typically" use. As Almax has proven, any lock or chain can be broken with the right tool. What...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2007, 01:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,871
Posted By Rixtir
That's not what the bikeforums members would say....

That's not what the bikeforums members would say. You got chased "out of town" by the members themselves there, and now you're here, slinging the same crock.
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,871
Posted By Rixtir
You guys really are as dumb as we all suspected....

You guys really are as dumb as we all suspected. You continually shot your foot off in bikeforums, and no matter how many times you fired, you always reloaded for another go at your foot. You're...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2007, 11:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,871
Posted By Rixtir
So Almax are spreading their disinformation...

So Almax are spreading their disinformation campaign here too. Congratulations Jonathan, your site got noticed by some tools in the UK.
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,570
Posted By Rixtir
When all else fails, you need something to fall...

When all else fails, you need something to fall back on. If you don't already know how to defend yourself, you should definitely learn. Jiu-jitsu is a good idea.
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2007, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,520
Posted By Rixtir
Is she too advanced in years to ride an adult...

Is she too advanced in years to ride an adult tricycle?
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,570
Posted By Rixtir
You're looking at this from a legal perspective,...

You're looking at this from a legal perspective, which is understandable. But from a criminal psychology perspective, what this guy was doing is sizing her up for an attack:

Men often test a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2007, 03:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,570
Posted By Rixtir
Jo seems to be a f-wit magnet. My sympathies, Jo.

Jo seems to be a f-wit magnet. My sympathies, Jo.
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2007, 02:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,518
Posted By Rixtir
No need to thank me, because A) I have no...

No need to thank me, because A) I have no intention of complying with your request, and B) you clearly don't know what a troll is.
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,018
Posted By Rixtir
Bike theft sting video: ...

Bike theft sting video:

http://video.msn.com/v/us/fv/msnbc/fv.htm??g=0d0aac10-f5c4-4c5b-85e6-129f29e630af&f=00&fg=email

Apparently, the bike messenger-cum-bike thief carries cable cutters to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2007, 10:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,570
Posted By Rixtir
Jo, I'm glad you're safe, and I'm glad you gave a...

Jo, I'm glad you're safe, and I'm glad you gave a description of this guy to the police. My first thought wasn't that talking with him was a waste of time, it was that it was dangerous for you to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,518
Posted By Rixtir
No, I'm not trying to distract from the...

No, I'm not trying to distract from the discussion of the decommission. Just commenting on a point that wsbob raised about structural integrity. Of course it would be much cheaper, because it...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,518
Posted By Rixtir
Not trolling at all. In an imaginary scenario...

Not trolling at all. In an imaginary scenario where the bridge is decommissioned and put to cycling/pedestrian use only, that doesn't excuse the county from certifying that the bridge is safe for...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,518
Posted By Rixtir
Given that a major bridge just collapsed into the...

Given that a major bridge just collapsed into the Mississippi, I'd be leery of any decommissioned bridge that didn't meet the appropriate structural integrity standards for the proposed use.
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,518
Posted By Rixtir
Decommissioning the bridge would certainly solve...

Decommissioning the bridge would certainly solve the problem they currently face of trying to fit a new bridge into the existing area.

Somebody here once suggested making one of the bridges a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,570
Posted By Rixtir
Cecilanne, I was under the impression that lewd...

Cecilanne, I was under the impression that lewd comments are not protected speech, at least under the U.S. Constitution. Whether that makes them illegal is a different question. Can you elaborate?
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,018
Posted By Rixtir
You know when I figured out how useless a cable...

You know when I figured out how useless a cable lock is? When I cut the lock on one with a pair of bolt cutters. It's a real eye opener to see the blade cut through the lock like it's butter, in less...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,018
Posted By Rixtir
Another stolen bike on craigslist. The utter...

Another stolen bike on craigslist. The utter uselessness of cable locks aside for the moment, most of the recent theft postings on craigslist are bikes taken from people's front or back yards. I'm...
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