Hate it. They have absolutely no moderation and quite heavy and violent antisemitist, racist (against SEA indians/black people) and transphobia rhetoric under almost every video.
Mental outlaw has “jews are pursuing a conspiracy” and “trans people are in on it” on his youtube channel as well, so just imagine whats its like on his lbry
While the network effect is a real thing and its quite hard for people to realize the need for migrating to a better project, projects like Revolt Chat set a good precedent on the fact that one can have a functioning, accessible public community without compromising browser privacy, given the open source and self-hostable nature of it (lack of federation though) and probable future e2ee for DMs. If nothing, matrix is always there.
The corporate existence is visible in the constant bombarding to buy nitro or gift nitro, even going as far as including the option in the message bar itself.
I think this does set a positive precedent on the youth, their philosophical pursuits and their ability to drive important change. While im inclined to agree with your skepticism on courts, we have to trt and be pragmatic here: If it works, it works. And while the main goal needs to always be dismantling capitalism through class-conscious education and relevant moral studies: We have to let people try every way possible to bring about the necessary change as long as it doesnt result in more violence and trauma in society.
I’m personally not aware of the bikes you mention, i ended up getting my old bike serviced up and its functioning perfectly :) i think i made the right decision