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07-29-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,389
Posted By Chris0516

Ironman competitor killed during Wisc. Ironman

Mods can move this to another forum. I couldn't find the proper forum.

Cyclist killed during Wisc. Ironman competition (https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/29/us/ironman-cyclist-killed-trnd/index.html)
07-29-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,846
Posted By Chris0516

The cyclist was riding in the 'door zone' of the...

The cyclist was riding in the 'door zone' of the parked vehicles. This led to the driver probably thinking it was safe to pass. Also, As has been noted by others, the driver could have been on the...
07-29-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,323
Posted By Chris0516

Ride in the left wheel track. When approaching a...

Ride in the left wheel track. When approaching a driveway/business entrance. More visibility for you, and anyone coming out of the driveway/business entrance.

It is how you acclimate yourself,...
07-27-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By Chris0516

Agreed. The corner of 12th Ave. & Florida...

Agreed.

The corner of 12th Ave. & Florida Ave. in North East DC. Is not one of the better places in DC. To be biking.

Rest In Peace Mr. Salovesh.
07-26-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,846
Posted By Chris0516

This is just another maddening example. Of why I...

This is just another maddening example. Of why I 'take the lane'.
07-26-19, 02:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,830
Posted By Chris0516

Ditto

Ditto
07-26-19, 02:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,977
Posted By Chris0516

Same here in Maryland. Law enforcement makes all...

Same here in Maryland. Law enforcement makes all these excuses, not to enforce the law.

But it is more than illegal use of a cell-phone.

Today, I was the passenger in my elderly mother's car,...
07-26-19, 02:12 AM
07-26-19, 02:06 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,323
Posted By Chris0516

Spare me your Aristotle-like thinking.:mad: ...

Spare me your Aristotle-like thinking.:mad: Riding on the sidewalk is dangerous. As is, riding on the road.

But, Riding on the sidewalk while crossing a business entrance/exit. Is a definite...
07-13-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,226
Posted By Chris0516

I have a verbal word with them.

I have a verbal word with them.
07-13-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,530
Posted By Chris0516

What about the rest of the body, lol

What about the rest of the body, lol
06-24-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,444
Posted By Chris0516

Before going to a bike shop: 1. Either, Put...

Before going to a bike shop:

1. Either, Put your bike on a stand(if you have one), or turn it upside down, or raise the back wheel off the ground

2. Turn the pedals in a forward motion.

3....
06-24-19, 01:13 PM
06-06-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,976
Posted By Chris0516

Good

Good
06-04-19, 12:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,976
Posted By Chris0516

Since you bought it recently. Do you still have...

Since you bought it recently. Do you still have the 'box' that it came in? That should say the size on it.
06-03-19, 02:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,962
Posted By Chris0516

I didn't mention her denomination, to compare it...

I didn't mention her denomination, to compare it with the behavior of priests in the Catholic Church, or to even imply that it was worse. ATST, While different crimes. The reactions' of the...
06-03-19, 01:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,976
Posted By Chris0516

The Lazer Blade is being recalled: Lazer Blade...

The Lazer Blade is being recalled: Lazer Blade recall (https://helmets.org/up1810.htm)
05-29-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,689
Posted By Chris0516

With all due deference to the child. With the...

With all due deference to the child. With the amount of times she keeps moving around in the video. I highly doubt, that she would be able to maintain her line. If she wasn't being towed. Lucky...
05-25-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,544
Posted By Chris0516

That isn't much of an improvement on price, still...

That isn't much of an improvement on price, still too pricey.
05-24-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,065
Posted By Chris0516

The town I live in. Won't make that kind of...

The town I live in. Won't make that kind of allowance for cyclists. So, They can't expect me to stop at STOP signs that have speed bumps.​​​​​
05-24-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 20,014
Posted By Chris0516

That is why I don't make my camera visible. So a...

That is why I don't make my camera visible. So a driver won't know that, they were 'Caught on Camera'.​​​​
05-24-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,885
Posted By Chris0516

Neither for different reasons.

Neither for different reasons.
05-24-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,689
Posted By Chris0516

With a footnote that 'sharing the lane', and...

With a footnote that 'sharing the lane', and 'sharing the road' are two different things.
05-24-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,976
Posted By Chris0516

DITTO!! It is jaw-dropping, how many wear a...

DITTO!!

It is jaw-dropping, how many wear a bike helmet, as if they were wearing a baseball cap.
05-24-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,544
Posted By Chris0516

I did a check on the Bicycle Helmet Safety...

I did a check on the Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute(www.bhsi.org) website. The helmet is highly recommended. But also found it to be too pricey. I am not going to spend $200 on a bike helmet.
05-24-19, 02:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,962
Posted By Chris0516

Don't forget about the fact, that, the Episcopal...

Don't forget about the fact, that, the Episcopal Church knew about her drinking. I am a Christian. But all they did, was re-assign her. They didn't make any attempts of sending her to AA.
05-24-19, 02:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,065
Posted By Chris0516

This thread reminded me of something, that is...

This thread reminded me of something, that is literally, 'close to home'.

The small town(pop. 500+) I live in. Recently had speed bumps installed. The main reason for the speed bumps. Is not...
05-24-19, 02:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,290
Posted By Chris0516

Too many bad things can happen with the 'noodle'....

Too many bad things can happen with the 'noodle'. That is many more negatives, than any positives.
05-23-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,759
Posted By Chris0516

Bikes from 'Wally World' are consistent about one...

Bikes from 'Wally World' are consistent about one thing.......THEY ARE ABSOLUTE JUNK!!!!!!

Go to a bike shop that isn't connected with 'Wally World', and talk to people there about buying a bike. ...
05-15-19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,068
Posted By Chris0516

I know full well what the thread is about. ...

I know full well what the thread is about.

If you think it is outrightly suspicious, after the FD arrives. It could be just as suspicious, before they arrive. Cumulatively, That amounts to, NO...
05-15-19, 02:43 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,068
Posted By Chris0516

The Secret Service asked me who they should...

The Secret Service asked me who they should contact, and I immediately showed them my Road ID velcrove bracelets. Which is how they knew who to call.

Besides, They got there before the fire...
05-15-19, 12:59 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,068
Posted By Chris0516

Really cute, NOT. When I had a bike...

Really cute, NOT.

When I had a bike accident in 2010, in DC near the National Cathedral, sure the DC Fire Department got to the scene. Oddly enough, the U.S. Secret Service got there first. ...
05-13-19, 10:54 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,068
Posted By Chris0516

If possible, I would try to find out. If there...

If possible, I would try to find out. If there was an emergency contact I could call, for the cyclist. I would not try to interfere with what EMS/Police are doing.



Yes I have.
05-13-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,230
Posted By Chris0516

That was also my thought.

That was also my thought.
05-09-19, 01:12 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,068
Posted By Chris0516

Why do you think, I would stop an EMT from doing...

Why do you think, I would stop an EMT from doing their job? But if an EMT is not on-scene, I would certainly stop to help.

It is overlapping police departments

In the DC-Metro region, along...
05-08-19, 01:54 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,068
Posted By Chris0516

Elected officials are the easy part. But riding...

Elected officials are the easy part. But riding through multiple LE jurisdictions, at the same time. That is the problem. In my county. There is, the local barracks of the state police, six...
05-07-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,753
Posted By Chris0516

Ditto!!!

Ditto!!!
05-07-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,273
Posted By Chris0516

Typical 'me first' attitude on the part of the...

Typical 'me first' attitude on the part of the driver. Don't forget, 'having to be there yesterday'.
05-07-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,068
Posted By Chris0516

I would advocate, not abdicate. There are so...

I would advocate, not abdicate. There are so many opportunities(multiple LE agencies) around here. Where a cyclist will get blamed for a driver's behavior.
05-07-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,230
Posted By Chris0516

May he rest in peace.

May he rest in peace.
05-07-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,129
Posted By Chris0516

You asked about filing a claim against the city,...

You asked about filing a claim against the city, and winning.

Several years ago, I was riding on the sidewalk of an East-West six-lane arterial. When I crashed after hitting the previous concrete...
05-07-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,085
Posted By Chris0516

ATTN: Any riders in Ormand Beach(FL)

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/fishing-line-tied-across-bike-path-in-ormond-beach-slices-mans-throat

This was mentioned on CNN's website, and posted yesterday on ClickOrlando.com
04-20-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,039
Posted By Chris0516

Bike-Outs in NYC

Has anyone heard about this?

https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2019/04/19/assaults-lawless-pack-cyclists/
04-16-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 20,014
Posted By Chris0516

I mentioned Car-Free, as to the limitation of my...

I mentioned Car-Free, as to the limitation of my transportation choices. I was not putting Car-Free in a negative light.

Ditto on your last sentence.
04-15-19, 02:12 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 20,014
Posted By Chris0516

My bike(before public transportation), is my...

My bike(before public transportation), is my major means of transport. I can't qualify for the Car-Free segment of the cycling population. Because I have never been able to drive. So, It is mostly...
04-15-19, 02:03 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,993
Posted By Chris0516

They think. They will increase the chance of the...

They think. They will increase the chance of the driver seeing the cyclist. When all they are doing is. Increasing the chance of an accident. By a vehicle hitting the cyclist at an increased rate...
04-15-19, 01:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,671
Posted By Chris0516

Then, There are also those motorists', who know...

Then, There are also those motorists', who know what it means. But blatantly ignore it.
04-14-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,671
Posted By Chris0516

Respectfully, That is a gibberish line of...

Respectfully, That is a gibberish line of thinking. While a bike n' vehicle may physically fit in a lane together IN A STANDING POSITION. That is not the case, when they vehicle is passing the...
04-11-19, 01:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,671
Posted By Chris0516

This ticks me off. There are 'Share The Road'...

This ticks me off. There are 'Share The Road' signs', all over my county. That doesn't say that a cyclist should let a vehicle be right next to them IN THE SAME LANE. Yet that seems to be the...
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