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Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:22 am
Fid wrote:
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Noted and logged you guys the internet exists for a reason Girls scantily clad.
Don't make me come down there buster.
Au contraire ...

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Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.

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Rob Lister wrote:
Thu Apr 16, 2020 5:56 pm
Lock Love

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Love_lock
Paris municipality removes them periodically on the Pont des Arts (so the next batch of twats can operate).

Reminded me of the famous Doisneau photo:

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asthmatic camel wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 1:33 am
Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:22 am
Fid wrote:
Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:00 pm
Noted and logged you guys the internet exists for a reason Girls scantily clad.
Don't make me come down there buster.
Au contraire ...

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Now those are dorky pants.
yeah, but the boyo got some abbs and yeah I had jerk or two you boys be nice.
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Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.

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Ahem.

Thought I'd share my smoke break with Oliver Cromwell at Wythenshawe Hall this morning and then watch the sun rise at Reddish Vale. Safely home before the disease-ridden great unwashed were even awake. :)

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Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.

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Whereas I did 25 miles before you woke up.

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Cobden's dick. A famous local landmark.

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Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.

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Cyclist deaths double during lockdown – at twice the average for the time of year

Cyclist fatalities since the UK lockdown began on 23 March are running at more than double the average for the time of year, road.cc can reveal, with 14 cyclists in Great Britain and one in Northern Ireland losing their lives in road traffic incidents.

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Given that the roads are much quieter than usual, with traffic reverting to levels not seen since the 1950s, the spike in cyclist deaths does seem counter-intuitive.

However, a number of road traffic policing units across the country have highlighted issues such as an increase in speeding as some motorists take the opportunity of empty roads to ignore speed limits, as well as suggestions that drivers more likely to pose a risk to others are still out there while more law-abiding motorists remain at home.

In other words, there might be fewer drivers out there, but there is now a greater proportion of the ones who cause the most harm.
https://road.cc/content/news/cyclist-de ... ear-272987

Take care, AC!

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My friend, I'm generally out and about between 2-6 AM when, even during what are termed normal times, there's a scarcity of pedestrians, cyclists, horse-driven carts and self-propelled motor-driven vehicles on the public highways.

I am a competent bicycle mechanic and and carry with me tools and spares sufficient to fix any unforeseen mechanical fault other than a broken frame or blown tyre. We're talking lottery odds of that happening.

I'm never much further than 5 miles away from home and, in the unlikely event of a mechanical failure, what's the worst that could happen? I'd either have to lock my bike up where it was and walk home, (easy), carry or push my bike home, (not easy but do-able), or 'phone Mrs. Camel to come and get me, (do-able but extremely fucking scary and I'd rather be nicked and pay a fine.)


I'm safe and sound. :)
Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.

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Witness wrote:
Mon Apr 27, 2020 12:40 am
Cyclist deaths double during lockdown – at twice the average for the time of year
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However, a number of road traffic policing units across the country have highlighted issues such as an increase in speeding as some motorists take the opportunity of empty roads to ignore speed limits, as well as suggestions that drivers more likely to pose a risk to others are still out there while more law-abiding motorists remain at home.

In other words, there might be fewer drivers out there, but there is now a greater proportion of the ones who cause the most harm.
https://road.cc/content/news/cyclist-de ... ear-272987
That's sort of true, but it depends. It's not true everywhere. But I would say if you cycle, you are indeed at greater risk now. Based on my 60+ hours a week, out and about at all hours, over all kinds of roads and highways.
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Witness wrote:
Mon Apr 27, 2020 12:40 am
Cyclist deaths double during lockdown – at twice the average for the time of year

Cyclist fatalities since the UK lockdown began on 23 March are running at more than double the average for the time of year, road.cc can reveal, with 14 cyclists in Great Britain and one in Northern Ireland losing their lives in road traffic incidents.

...

Given that the roads are much quieter than usual, with traffic reverting to levels not seen since the 1950s, the spike in cyclist deaths does seem counter-intuitive.

However, a number of road traffic policing units across the country have highlighted issues such as an increase in speeding as some motorists take the opportunity of empty roads to ignore speed limits, as well as suggestions that drivers more likely to pose a risk to others are still out there while more law-abiding motorists remain at home.

In other words, there might be fewer drivers out there, but there is now a greater proportion of the ones who cause the most harm.
https://road.cc/content/news/cyclist-de ... ear-272987

Take care, AC!
Also cyclists are going through stop lights more as they assume the roads are clear. I consider that an own goal.
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I hear you all. On one hand, cyclists have come into a lot of bad habits (similar to scooters, skates and other dumbasses on wheels); on the other the 4-wheelers tend to pay little attention to cyclists. I know, having been one: learned to drive very defensively.





Let's have some pleasant news instead:
First wild stork chicks to hatch in UK in centuries poised to emerge

More than 100 birds have been living wild in England as part of conservation scheme

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https://www.theguardian.com/environment ... -centuries

Cranes make comeback in Britain's wetlands

The graceful crane - the tallest bird in the UK - is making a comeback into Britain’s wetlands thanks to re-introduction and habitat restoration.

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https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-52384853

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Hotarubi wrote:
Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:58 am
Also cyclists are going through stop lights more as they assume the roads are clear. I consider that an own goal.
Pisses me off when I see that: they give the rest of us a bad name and it's something I never do. That, and cyclists out at night without lights. Why put yourself and others at risk for the sake of a £3 pair of clip-on LED lights? If you can afford a bike, you can afford some lights for it.
Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.

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I debated mentioning how much I laugh when I see both cyclists and motorcyclists wearing masks but not a helmet.

馬鹿につける薬はない。


雨に。

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Shit. That's going to end up in your sig." – Pyrrho
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Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.

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