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12-10-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 278
Posted By Daniel4

People with earbuds won't hear anything. So...

People with earbuds won't hear anything. So cross that off the requirements.
12-09-19, 12:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 819
Posted By Daniel4

This. A few minutes plowing through the snow...

This.

A few minutes plowing through the snow and ice can get your heart going really fast. There's also nothing like the feeling of stripping off layers while the people at bus stops are all...
12-08-19, 11:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 552
Posted By Daniel4

Welcome. Probably everything has already...

Welcome.

Probably everything has already been discussed but we all still love the interaction.

So whatever you post, someone will dig up an earlier thread about the same thing and show you.
...
12-07-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 823
Posted By Daniel4

I've been out of the country for a few months so...

I've been out of the country for a few months so I haven't done any winter riding lately.

However, the last time I was honked was probably in September. I was riding in the diamond lane during...
11-30-19, 05:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 805
Posted By Daniel4

I can't think of any of my close calls that...

I can't think of any of my close calls that didn't involve a motor vehicle.
11-25-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 889
Posted By Daniel4

It's about crossing the street.

It's about crossing the street.
11-23-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 889
Posted By Daniel4

Just looking isn't good enough. As we all know,...

Just looking isn't good enough. As we all know, a lot of motorists look and see you but cut you off anyways.

So for cyclists and pedestrians, look for motor vehicles and interpret if they are...
Forum: Commuting
11-22-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,032
Posted By Daniel4

No. I am prepared to be a nicehole for all those...

No. I am prepared to be a nicehole for all those people breaking traffic laws because they don't want to lose momentum or feel its safe to do so.
11-20-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,568
Posted By Daniel4

In the land of capitalism, the price of something...

In the land of capitalism, the price of something is determined by supply and demand. So wouldn't the demand of free-parking be considered as evil socialism?
11-20-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,568
Posted By Daniel4

I don't believe that car-ownership is a right. ...

I don't believe that car-ownership is a right. And many people seem to forget that having a driver's licence is an earned priviledge that can be taken away.

Parking in this context is restricted...
11-19-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,948
Posted By Daniel4

If you stare into the driver's window, would the...

If you stare into the driver's window, would the light beam hit it dead-on? That would be 1000 lumens going into the driver's eyes and it wouldn't be wise for him to proceed if he can't see. But...
11-19-19, 12:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 889
Posted By Daniel4

That's when you're walking your bike in the...

That's when you're walking your bike in the pedestrian zone, right?

If you're riding your bike through the intersection, stay in the car lane.
11-15-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 30,071
Posted By Daniel4

The presence of moving automobiles is the reason...

The presence of moving automobiles is the reason cyclists need helmets. How many cycling fatalities are due to self collisions? How many cycling fatalities involve an automobile?

Cities like...
11-14-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 30,071
Posted By Daniel4

And free bike helmets at all auto dealerships.

And free bike helmets at all auto dealerships.
11-12-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,717
Posted By Daniel4

I get corrected by my physiotherapist when I...

I get corrected by my physiotherapist when I called her car an SUV. She kept saying it was a crossover. Whatever that is.
11-12-19, 12:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,795
Posted By Daniel4

I would add that if such laws are to be...

I would add that if such laws are to be successful, bicycle helmets c/w detector beacon and hi-rez video camera to be free of charge from every auto dealership.
11-11-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,795
Posted By Daniel4

Not sure what the single-bicycle collision rate...

Not sure what the single-bicycle collision rate is but single-car collisions are quite common.

All the stats related to bicycle head injuries are related to collisions with motor vehicles.

So...
11-09-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,394
Posted By Daniel4

Happens all the time. Darwin rushed to...

Happens all the time.

Darwin rushed to publish his Origin of the Species because he heard that a competitor was about to publish similar findings.

Liebnitz' invention of calculus was...
11-08-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,795
Posted By Daniel4

My helmet is for my headlamp and tail light. And...

My helmet is for my headlamp and tail light. And when I get one, I'll be mounting a camera on it too.

And BTW, it did protect my head a few times. A few times I bumped my helmet against 1) a top...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By Daniel4

Which was what I did in the last few years of...

Which was what I did in the last few years of working. I went to work and came home as if I hadn't changed the clocks. This works for those who had jobs that allowed this type of flexibility.
11-05-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,597
Posted By Daniel4

Who said he was going to drink it? He's only...

Who said he was going to drink it? He's only holding the bottle.
11-05-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,462
Posted By Daniel4

I stop or slowdown at amber lights. I stop and...

I stop or slowdown at amber lights. I stop and wait for pedestrians to step off the sidewalk. I change lanes when I pass bicycles. I look at my blindspot before I crack open my door. I'm on the...
11-05-19, 04:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By Daniel4

School safety zones should be care-free except...

School safety zones should be care-free except for school staff and residences.

Parents can always park the car a block away and walk to the school to wait for their kids. The walking will do...
Forum: Commuting
11-04-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By Daniel4

As I understand, there are many States and...

As I understand, there are many States and Provinces in the US and Canada where there is very strong support amongst the population to get rid of DST. But each government is reluctant to actually go...
11-04-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,394
Posted By Daniel4

I wouldn't expect the comments to be very...

I wouldn't expect the comments to be very different at the first person to ride a bicycle with no hands or the people who invented the workable parachute.

Inventors fail 99% of the time.
...
11-03-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,394
Posted By Daniel4

Not sure why there so many criticism or mockery. ...

Not sure why there so many criticism or mockery. The OP had originally stated this was a dumb experiment so why reiterate it over and over again?

The people commenting are like people telling a...
11-02-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,394
Posted By Daniel4

Be prepared. After your study or experiment,...

Be prepared. After your study or experiment, somebody is bound to criticize it explaining why the study is flawed and biased.
11-01-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,702
Posted By Daniel4

And speaking of riding on the sidewalk... ...

And speaking of riding on the sidewalk...

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/eglinton-crosstown-lrt-congestion-1.5344233
10-22-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,710
Posted By Daniel4

Pointless criticism rules.

Pointless criticism rules.
10-21-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,710
Posted By Daniel4

There are no accidents, only collisions. ...

There are no accidents, only collisions.

I've been noticing in Toronto, the media has been (the media have been?) using the word collision in place of the word accident more often.
10-20-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,295
Posted By Daniel4

That's what I do to check my light is aimed...

That's what I do to check my light is aimed properly. So when I stare into the driver's window, I know my light would be shining directly into his face making it more difficult for him to drive...
10-19-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,557
Posted By Daniel4

Jim from Boston Regarding Rob Ford's...

Jim from Boston

Regarding Rob Ford's 'swimming with the sharks' comment, it's the mindset of many motorists but since that time, attitudes have changed. Still I find it was odd that a bunch of...
10-19-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,702
Posted By Daniel4

As much as I agree with you on this, you realize...

As much as I agree with you on this, you realize it would be a highly charged political issue. Any administration implementing this would be quickly removed after the next election by politicians...
10-19-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,702
Posted By Daniel4

If I had written the post, it would be ...

If I had written the post, it would be

apostrophes
CRTs
6s and 7s

crossing their Is and Ts
Forum: Commuting
10-19-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,583
Posted By Daniel4

I would think the perfect winter commuter must...

I would think the perfect winter commuter must have a sealed chain guard that houses the entire chain assembly from the rear derailleurs and cassette to the chain ring. If it's a commuter, it'll be...
10-17-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 25,221
Posted By Daniel4

I do appreciate it when road users give...

I do appreciate it when road users give consideration of others as I sometimes let motorists and pedestrians go ahead of me.

However, some people right here in the BikeForums discussion forums...
10-17-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,557
Posted By Daniel4

I think sharrows are one of those things you...

I think sharrows are one of those things you don't realize their benefit until they are gone.
10-17-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,063
Posted By Daniel4

Could be all of those. I've certainly got out my...

Could be all of those. I've certainly got out my car when I found a safe route to ride to work. And many downtown streets have found increases of many hundreds of percent of ridership with the...
10-17-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 25,221
Posted By Daniel4

Lucky you. Must be bike heaven where you live.

Lucky you. Must be bike heaven where you live.
10-16-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 25,221
Posted By Daniel4

I'd like to get one too but they're so expensive.

I'd like to get one too but they're so expensive.
10-16-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,063
Posted By Daniel4

About a year ago the City of Toronto with support...

About a year ago the City of Toronto with support from a local advocacy group launched the BikeSpace App. This app allows cyclists to report locations in need of bicycle racks and where damaged...
10-14-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,063
Posted By Daniel4

Sounds like Boston ≠ Amsterdam, or that USA ≠...

Sounds like Boston ≠ Amsterdam, or that USA ≠ everywhere else not because of the bicycles but because of the homelessness.
10-14-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,478
Posted By Daniel4

In this story, a pedestrian's life is worth less...

In this story, a pedestrian's life is worth less than a bottle of water.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.cbc.ca/amp/1.4412121
Forum: Commuting
10-13-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Daniel4

Can you imagine the uproar if these were actual...

Can you imagine the uproar if these were actual roads for cars?

People think bike lanes are only for 5% of travellors. But for any bike lane that cyclists can't use, cyclists will be on roads...
10-13-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,478
Posted By Daniel4

Why is it a problem? Are you worried that...

Why is it a problem? Are you worried that litterers will call it a cash-grab? Or do you think it's too low?
10-13-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,329
Posted By Daniel4

Youtube has a whole bunch videos showing new...

Youtube has a whole bunch videos showing new bicycle gadgets. Mostly just bells and whistles that will make you worry more about getting them stolen than your convenience.
10-13-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,329
Posted By Daniel4

We're all here to throw in some thoughts and...

We're all here to throw in some thoughts and opinions. But it only takes a few comments to turn anything into a b*tching session.
10-12-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 25,221
Posted By Daniel4

My problem is that I can never remember the name...

My problem is that I can never remember the name of the company. My attention is looking out for the traffic. I'd make a lousy witness.
10-12-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 25,221
Posted By Daniel4

Ha, ha. Just this past Wednesday around 11am, I...

Ha, ha. Just this past Wednesday around 11am, I was honked at by a tractor-trailor driver. He honked twice before changing lanes and passing me. When I caught up with him, I told him we were in...
10-10-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,557
Posted By Daniel4

I wonder how long it will take for someone to...

I wonder how long it will take for someone to state that the study is flawed.
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