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Forum: Northeast
07-21-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8,251
Views: 904,122
Posted By mr_bill

Sun setting on a cancelled due to heat weekend: ...

Sun setting on a cancelled due to heat weekend:

https://i.imgur.com/zvL5HCA.jpg

-mr. bill
07-19-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,622
Posted By mr_bill

NYC Triathlon Cancelled...

NYC Triathlon Cancelled (https://gothamist.com/2019/07/19/nyc_triathlon_cancelled_due_to_heat.php)

-mr. bill
06-25-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,973
Posted By mr_bill

This. Just this. Really. For *every*...

This. Just this. Really.

For *every* blame-the-victim thread here, this.

-mr. bill
06-25-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,843
Posted By mr_bill

זה מספיק Dayenu That's Enough

STOP KILLING US! (https://gothamist.com/2019/06/25/cyclist_killed_vigil_hightman.php)

Stop blaming us! (https://gothamist.com/2019/06/25/cops_ticketing_cyclists_nyc.php)

-mr. bill
06-24-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,985
Posted By mr_bill

Somebody scolded me for riding this...

Somebody scolded me for riding this (https://www.xootr.com/kick-scooter-mg.html) on the Minuteman. “THOSE AREN’T ALLOWED!”

At least nobody yelled at me for riding this...
06-20-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,985
Posted By mr_bill

I think the real issue is that people hate...

I think the real issue is that people hate pelotons of MAMILs who deliver pizzas while riding hacked crabon e-bikes with strobe lights taking a break and blocking the MUP.

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
06-20-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8,251
Views: 904,122
Posted By mr_bill

So, this is from that beautiful Saturday on my...

So, this is from that beautiful Saturday on my new bike. Relatively quiet (for Harvard Square). (The reason I leave the protected bike lane is that there was absolutely no traffic behind me.)

I...
06-14-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,237
Posted By mr_bill

Count the actual crosswalks. Count the painted...

Count the actual crosswalks.
Count the painted crosswalks.

(Count the miles of roads without paint. Count the miles of roads with centerlines, curblines, anylines.)

Are we really dumbing down...
06-13-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,206
Posted By mr_bill

It’s only 14% for about 100 meters.... ...

It’s only 14% for about 100 meters....

https://i.imgur.com/8cljFTU.png
https://i.imgur.com/bg9vTcG.png

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
06-10-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8,251
Views: 904,122
Posted By mr_bill

So, no pics yet. Saturday morning out on the...

So, no pics yet.

Saturday morning out on the Minuteman on the Kneerover Go when a friend comes riding up behind me bemoaning "Back on your scooter again, what happened?"

Nothing has happened,...
06-07-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By mr_bill

Tendon injuries and recoveries are so individual....

Tendon injuries and recoveries are so individual.

Yes, I’ve recovered from:

Torn (partial) right proximal quadriceps tendon.
Left Achilles insertional tendonitis.
Left Achilles avulsion...
06-07-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,001
Posted By mr_bill

And it has indeed turned out HUGE!...

And it has indeed turned out HUGE! (https://www.mass.gov/info-details/speed-limits-in-thickly-settled-or-business-districts#municipalities-that-have-notified-massdot-of-opt-in-)

p.s. In the EU,...
06-06-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,001
Posted By mr_bill

The pretty shots are the stills...

The pretty shots are the stills (https://www.autoblog.com/2019/06/03/volvo-car-bicycle-crash-tests-poc/#slide-7589071).

That probably is a real engineer in the still. Even a few decades later I...
06-06-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,001
Posted By mr_bill

It's not just the EU. Japan too....

It's not just the EU. Japan too. (https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/politics/wp/2018/03/15/so-uh-whats-this-bowling-ball-test-that-trump-was-talking-about/)

BTW, before the EU and Japanese...
05-31-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,768
Posted By mr_bill

B&H photo is running a sale on the Hero 3 Battery...

B&H photo is running a sale on the Hero 3 Battery BacPac.

There are also third party big ”backpacks” you can install.

Also external batteries, care has to be taken to keep it water resistant.
...
05-31-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,439
Posted By mr_bill

Shorts are a personal preference, so any of...

Shorts are a personal preference, so any of mountain bike shorts or road shorts or road bibs are fine or pretty much any other shorts that you are comfortable wearing on the bike.

(I often wear...
05-30-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,668
Posted By mr_bill

What an amazing crop. The MAJOR bike lane that...

What an amazing crop. The MAJOR bike lane that you’ve cropped out would take you to the 59th Street Bridge.

Feelin’ Groovy.

-mr. bill
05-30-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,668
Posted By mr_bill

There are many urban bicycle racks with abandoned...

There are many urban bicycle racks with abandoned and intact nice bicycles that have slowly rusting chains. Other than the abandoned bike takes up a parking space, usually a great sign that you can...
05-30-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,668
Posted By mr_bill

My work took me? Did you actually *RIDE* in your...

My work took me? Did you actually *RIDE* in your "nightmare?"

BTW, a few blocks away....
05-29-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,090
Posted By mr_bill

Someone in this thread survived a steel and...

Someone in this thread survived a steel and aluminum fork “asplosion.” Suggest you broaden your doubts.

-mr. bill
05-28-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,809
Posted By mr_bill

Cycliq. -mr. bill

Cycliq.

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
05-28-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8,251
Views: 904,122
Posted By mr_bill

Cambridge to Arlington: Stata Center on...

Cambridge to Arlington:

Stata Center on Vassar Street:
https://i.imgur.com/WEnZOrv.jpg

Construction on Mass Ave:
https://i.imgur.com/mNdbxhU.jpg

Utility cuts in East Arlington will...
Forum: Northeast
05-28-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8,251
Views: 904,122
Posted By mr_bill

Cambridge into Boston on Memorial Day: The...

Cambridge into Boston on Memorial Day:

The Weeks Footbridge was busy. Trying my best not to photobomb the grads:
https://i.imgur.com/uxgiZVg.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/Vga6KfG.jpg...
05-21-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,862
Posted By mr_bill

You *do* realize that he was cycling through an...

You *do* realize that he was cycling through an organized holiday walk, right?

Here's commuting on the Minuteman Commuter Bikeway. Funny thing happens when it's not a sunny summer Sunday.
(You'll...
Forum: Northeast
05-21-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8,251
Views: 904,122
Posted By mr_bill

Ha! When I said that the Washington Street...

Ha! When I said that the Washington Street bus/bike lane was my favorite, they wanted to know if I thought it should be full time, rather than just 5:00am-9:00am. Huh? Oh, right, there are now TWO...
Forum: Northeast
05-20-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8,251
Views: 904,122
Posted By mr_bill

From Saturday, a trip to Cambridge St. (Which...

From Saturday, a trip to Cambridge St. (Which Cambridge Street? Allston Cambridge Street.)

Tom Tom just could not figure that out. So used Google Maps and their indefinitely Beta Bicycle...
05-16-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,777
Posted By mr_bill

With apologies to Frost, but.... I shall be...

With apologies to Frost, but....

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less sucky by,
And that has made all the...
05-16-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,777
Posted By mr_bill

Yeah. If you are going nowhere, sometimes...

Yeah.

If you are going nowhere, sometimes you choose the roads.
If you are going somewhere, sometimes the roads choose you.

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
05-14-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8,251
Views: 904,122
Posted By mr_bill

A short ride to and from making soup with and for...

A short ride to and from making soup with and for forty hungry youth on Saturday.

A bunch of snaps barely in Cambridge, and one in Arlington Center.

This extension of the bikepath filled in a...
05-13-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 22,554
Posted By mr_bill

I have nine shops within a twenty minute ride. SO...

I have nine shops within a twenty minute ride. SO much dying....

-mr. bill
05-02-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,195
Posted By mr_bill

The “obvious safety question” is how a...

The “obvious safety question” is how a “situationally aware adult” might miss the clear scenario which screams “I am the danger!”

When you are driving and see a young child riding a bicycle on a...
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