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re: Bad-ass car of the day - hawkster
It had taillights back in the 30's. [img]http://theoldmotor.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/V-16-2-760x288.jpg[/img]...
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re: What will it take for you to finally leave baton rouge? - hawkster
The EBR public school system cannot be fixed. It is running exactly how many of the citizens, board members, administrators and teachers want it to run, namely for their own benefit rather than for the education of children. And the population and powers with that destructive agenda are gaining in n...
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re: Travis Pastrana trying 3 Evil Knievel jumps tonight - hawkster
[quote]The motorcycle is doing the work.[/quote] I can tell you've never ridden an enduro or a motocross race. ...
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re: What is the best store bought salsa? - hawkster
Hell on the Red is one of my favorites. I used to buy it at Albertson's, but haven't seen it since the remodel. Where can I buy it now in Baton Rouge?...
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re: Travis Pastrana trying 3 Evil Knievel jumps tonight - hawkster
[quote]Just saw the jump. That is a modern bike made to look like something Evil used. There will never be another Evil, no one will ever try to jump those hunks of iron like he did. That look like the normal X-games jump.[/quote] I'm not knocking what Pastrana did yesterday. That first jump remi...
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re: Yet ANOTHER Florida Blvd pedestrian hit. - hawkster
If we built a wall there, these accidents would stop. ...
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re: Why the hell doesn't Grand Isle have fast food? - hawkster
The rich and famous who frequent exotic coastal resorts don’t eat fast food. ...
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re: EBR Councilman Buddy Amoroso struck, killed while riding bicycle in St. Francisville - hawkster
I'm out. This argument is stuck in an endless loop. I hope you and your cycling friends enjoy your passion safely and unfettered. Make the most of every ride, because those required self-driving cars and bicycles might be just around the corner. :lol:...
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re: EBR Councilman Buddy Amoroso struck, killed while riding bicycle in St. Francisville - hawkster
[quote]I gave you a concrete example. How emo if me. feel free to deflect again. [/quote] I retract the statement that you are an emotional wreck. Now please try to get past that and read the rest of that post. ...
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re: EBR Councilman Buddy Amoroso struck, killed while riding bicycle in St. Francisville - hawkster
[quote]Is a road safer at 20 MPH speeds or 70 MPH speeds?[/quote] 20 MPH for all drivers = #1 safest 70 MPH for all drivers = #2 safest 20MPH for some and 70MPH for others - #3 safest...
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re: EBR Councilman Buddy Amoroso struck, killed while riding bicycle in St. Francisville - hawkster
[quote]quote: IMO it should be illegal to ride a bike on a road where the speed limit is greater than 50MPH Another example for you hawkster.[/quote] You are an emotional wreck. I get it that messing with one's leisure time or hobby or passion will always draw the harshest response. That's tr...
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re: EBR Councilman Buddy Amoroso struck, killed while riding bicycle in St. Francisville - hawkster
[quote]quote: Kids should be taught that they have the legal right to ride their bikes in the street and that if they get run over, it's not their fault. They need to learn the importance of exercising their rights. Nah. We should just let people mow through down.[/quote] That's your choice. ...
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re: EBR Councilman Buddy Amoroso struck, killed while riding bicycle in St. Francisville - hawkster
[quote]The point is that enabling the irresponsible and incompetent to driver by exusing their actions is a real and signifanct part of the problem.[/quote] But you continue to miss the point by definiing the decision to stay off of a particular road that is dangerous because of irresponsible, in...
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re: EBR Councilman Buddy Amoroso struck, killed while riding bicycle in St. Francisville - hawkster
Kids should be taught that they have the legal right to ride their bikes in the street and that if they get run over, it's not their fault. They need to learn the importance of exercising their rights. ...
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re: EBR Councilman Buddy Amoroso struck, killed while riding bicycle in St. Francisville - hawkster
[quote]I would not ride a bike ( other than the neighborhood) in South Louisiana under any circumstances. Way, way too many low IQ baws looking to get even with the world for giving them tiny dicks. I mean, that’s obvious enough just driving in traffic, let alone cycling. I will just stick to my wal...
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re: EBR Councilman Buddy Amoroso struck, killed while riding bicycle in St. Francisville - hawkster
[quote]It’s about letting the irresponsible and negligent have all the power in our culture.[/quote] It's about recognizing that the irresponsible and negligent pose a threat to you and taking reasonable actions to protect yourself while you work to reduce that threat to a more acceptable level. ...
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re: EBR Councilman Buddy Amoroso struck, killed while riding bicycle in St. Francisville - hawkster
[quote]It does if you call out and reduce the negligence instead of excusing it.[/quote] I'm all for calling out negligence and attempting to reduce it. But reducing your exposure to negligence is not the same as excusing it. Not eliminating your exposure and giving up riding. Reducing you...
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re: EBR Councilman Buddy Amoroso struck, killed while riding bicycle in St. Francisville - hawkster
People commit negligence daily. Does that change the result for the cyclists?...
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re: EBR Councilman Buddy Amoroso struck, killed while riding bicycle in St. Francisville - hawkster
[quote]If you’re saying bikes should be banned because drivers are too irresponsible—it’s like saying guns should be bannned because some people become murders. [/quote] Banning guns because some people play Russian Roulette would be a more accurate analogy. But just for the record, I'm not ...
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re: EBR Councilman Buddy Amoroso struck, killed while riding bicycle in St. Francisville - hawkster
[quote]People are arguing in this thread that we should all get out of the way and let drivers too stupid or irresponsible not to hit cyclists take over the road. Everyone should bow down to their inability navigate their vehicle safely on the road. [/quote] My continuing to ride a motorcycle on ...
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