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    Gotta see this - Volvo life paint crosspost from general

    We all know how topics go in General Discussion so I'm going to leave this here. For someone like Heyyall, this would be great and I could see myself using this in the fall when days get short. You couldn't be missed if your helmet and jacket sleeves were painted.


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    Pretty cool and if you ride the road a life saver.
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    I passionately remove rocks and corners and other stuff I find too hard to ride.

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    Looks like the UK could also use some bike lanes.

    Cool stuff. I wonder how often it has to be reapplied?

    I could see it being marketed around Halloween to be sprayed on kids costumes.

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    This product reminds me of a lighted bicycle wheel product that was on Shark Tank. An awesome idea that hopefully will make it big in the marketplace.

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    I passionately remove rocks and corners and other stuff I find too hard to ride.

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    Brilliant. I want some.

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    I saw this recently. Gotta hit up my LBS to see if they carry it or know about it. Good stuff.
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    The discussion in General is that it will give you cancer. Interesting divergence in the takes on this.

    Good experiment Rod. I dig this kind of inquiry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mookie View Post
    The discussion in General is that it will give you cancer. Interesting divergence in the takes on this.

    Good experiment Rod. I dig this kind of inquiry.
    Doesn't everything give you cancer, though? Including just "living"?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawg View Post
    Doesn't everything give you cancer, though? Including just "living"?
    That is a very insightful point there Hawg. Part of the the reason cancer rates are increasing is because we are simply living longer. Of course its a complex issue but that's part of it right there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rod View Post
    You couldn't be missed if your helmet and jacket sleeves were painted.
    You have too much faith in average drivers.

    Great idea, though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Katz View Post
    You have too much faith in average drivers.

    Great idea, though.
    I had a woman next to me making a right hand turn. She did the old swerve in the opposite direction maneuver and nearly hit me. So I layed heavy on the horn - the Ford gots a big one. She didn't even flinch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Katz View Post
    You have too much faith in average drivers.

    Great idea, though.
    You're right. Average drivers would be looking for something they dropped in the floor.


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    I like the idea of this paint a lot. It could be used on all sorts of items ranging from bikes to kids backpacks and unfortunately public walls.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rod View Post
    You're right. Average drivers would be looking for something they dropped in the floor.


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    And even when they're actually paying attention on the road, they aren't looking beyond the taillights on the car immediately in front of them. The door windows and mirrors might as well have 25 layers of limo tint.

    Some grey haired Kaliphonyans tailgated me on the way home yesterday. I maintained 60 as I exited the highway, thinking he'd start braking and back off. Nope. He didn't brake until I started braking, about 200 feet from the stop sign.

    Their self-imposed limited field of vision is also evident when you see people racing to the red light 300 feet away.

    When you are on the road, whether riding or driving, trust no one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by heyyall View Post
    I like the idea of this paint a lot. It could be used on all sorts of items ...
    Katz could paint the lines on his stomach, the ones that separate each ab muscle.

    Then he could turn off the halogen light in the bathroom and take some killer low-light selfys.
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    Done!

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    That's pretty much how I imagined it would be.

    Now you're ready to go hit a NYC disco/dance/club.
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    The only problem is I dance like Elaine

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    Yeah, no amount of cool body paint or glitter or anything is gonna make up for that.
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    Lana kinda has that "white girls can't dance" syndrome, but it doesn't stop her from trying, dammit!

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    Quote Originally Posted by net wurker View Post
    Lana kinda has that "white girls can't dance" syndrome, but it doesn't stop her from trying
    That's actually adorable

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    I know. She looks happy.
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    She may also have experience dancing for ones, fives and tens....

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    That GIF was actually created from clips of her demo video for "National Anthem".

    There is so much obscure Lana stuff floating around youtube, it's awesome!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Katz View Post
    Done!
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    I win.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Katz View Post
    And even when they're actually paying attention on the road, they aren't looking beyond the taillights on the car immediately in front of them. The door windows and mirrors might as well have 25 layers of limo tint.

    Some grey haired Kaliphonyans tailgated me on the way home yesterday. I maintained 60 as I exited the highway, thinking he'd start braking and back off. Nope. He didn't brake until I started braking, about 200 feet from the stop sign.

    Their self-imposed limited field of vision is also evident when you see people racing to the red light 300 feet away.

    When you are on the road, whether riding or driving, trust no one.
    I don't understand accelerating as fast as possible and then braking at the next red light a few feet or 1/10 of a mile away. Consumes more gas and causes your brakes to wear faster. People....


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    Quote Originally Posted by Rod View Post
    I don't understand accelerating as fast as possible and then braking at the next red light a few feet or 1/10 of a mile away. Consumes more gas and causes your brakes to wear faster. People....


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    And Mr Katz, I think you cheated. I suppose you had home fur advantage, but I'm still calling foul.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rod View Post
    I don't understand accelerating as fast as possible and then braking at the next red light a few feet or 1/10 of a mile away. Consumes more gas and causes your brakes to wear faster. People....


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    Everybody is in a hurry these days, whether they have legitimate reasons or not. The majority of people view driving in a similar way they view house chores - something they have to do out of necessity. Sooner you get it done, the better.

    With that mindset, try driving without looking further than a few feet ahead of your front bumper and you'll understand why average drivers behave the way they do.

    I can understand why people hate commuting and want to get home ASAP. But on the other hand, I see many out-of-state tourists hauling butt down a very scenic part of the route 66 in my town. I really don't get those people.

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    And Mr Katz, I think you cheated. I suppose you had home fur advantage, but I'm still calling foul.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Katz View Post
    I can understand why people hate commuting and want to get home ASAP. But on the other hand, I see many out-of-state tourists hauling butt down a very scenic part of the route 66 in my town. I really don't get those people.
    You bring up an important fact.

    The reason is because it's the digital age. Everything is done faster through electronics so our minds think that we also have to do everything faster in life.

    Kids are tuned into their electronic device, not to the beauty of the world around them.

    Our beautiful world is being forgotten due to the artificial one being created by electronics. Katz, I fear that our generation is the last of a kind...

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    My older kids live in the "league of legends". It's hard to get them to not play it on the weekend. They usually gaming with 10 friends in town and often in our basement. On one hand it is good to know where they are. On the other hand, I (almost) wish they were out "farting around" in the neighborhood.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawg View Post
    ...The reason is because it's the digital age. Everything is done faster through electronics so our minds think that we also have to do everything faster in life.
    ....
    Brains in a fish bowl. I've said it before. Don't laugh, it's where mankind is headed.
    I think it has more to do with the culture/environment people are surrounded by at home, but the digital age thing may indeed be a major contributing factor to creating that culture.

    I've always thought driving on Rt 66 is more of a road trip type of thing. John Lasseter talks about this exact thing in the bonus section of "Cars" DVD. People used to do "car trips", just head towards some general direction, go wherever the road takes them, and stop whenever they see something interesting.

    I used to do that a lot. Hop in a car with a sleeping bag and Rand McNally map, and go wherever. One time, I ended up in Gerlach, NV to look at Black Rock Desert, then Death Valley, and drove back north through Owens Valley and Oregon coast. Most people probably don't think of that as a vacation but it was for me, one of the most memorable ones.

    My guess is those tourists in hurry come out to drive on Rt. 66 as if they are going to a resort in Hawaii or something. With all sorts of info available on the internet these days, they probably pick destinations (curio shops, unique burger joints, etc along the mother road) ahead of time, trying to cover as many spots within a given time frame and they don't even think to stop and look at anything in between.

    It's sad people enslave themselves to the set schedule while they are on vacation. I think they are missing out a lot.

    As far as brains in a fish bowl, with the current trend/obsession of automating everything, we may as well be headed that direction. I hope I won't reincarnate as a "human" if that ever materializes.

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