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07-19-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,042
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
07-18-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 786
Posted By mr_bill

"The cyclist has been in contact with...

"The cyclist has been in contact with investigators. Our investigation into this file remains ongoing." (https://www.vicpd.ca/node/2255)

-mr. bill
07-17-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,832
Posted By mr_bill

Apparently I’m a criminal. I have, when...

Apparently I’m a criminal. I have, when conditions permit, gone *gasp* 25 mph on a MUP, one of the most crowded MUPs in our nation no less.

My only worries at such speeds are squirrels and...
07-16-19, 08:09 PM
07-16-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,847
Posted By mr_bill

I see the tar-and-feather mob of one is off on...

I see the tar-and-feather mob of one is off on yet another video video video video rant. Can you please take your video thang to EL&G, or LCF, or P&R, or...

-mr. bill
07-15-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By mr_bill

And the food! And the art. And the sunsets that...

And the food! And the art. And the sunsets that take forever.

-mr. bill
07-15-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By mr_bill

Please tell me that you’ve enjoyed the many free...

Please tell me that you’ve enjoyed the many free jazzfest concerts in the parks, and Fringefest.

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
07-15-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 903,131
Posted By mr_bill

Bow & Minuteman: ...

Bow & Minuteman:

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

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
07-15-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 903,131
Posted By mr_bill

Saturday "walking" through Davis Square, Art Beat...

Saturday "walking" through Davis Square, Art Beat (https://somervilleartscouncil.org/artbeat/2019).

Note that Johnny D's (https://johnnyds.com/) on the left side is slowly morphing....
...
07-10-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,394
Posted By mr_bill

My most memorable “best” rides have been far far...

My most memorable “best” rides have been far far shorter than your rides.

And those “best” rides had many many “recovery” days before my next “best” ride.

Just ride and just enjoy.

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
07-09-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 903,131
Posted By mr_bill

New pedestrian crossing signs, together with...

New pedestrian crossing signs, together with "SLOW" and "LOOK" at the intersection of Hurd Field and the Minuteman behind Trader Joe's and Starbucks in Arlington Heights:
...
07-08-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,568
Posted By mr_bill

Have you tried your other eye? -mr. bill

Have you tried your other eye?

-mr. bill
07-03-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,185
Posted By mr_bill

Crossing the town line at 0:13, and first town...

Crossing the town line at 0:13, and first town doesn’t crack seal so it’s thread the potholes, second town does crack seal.

Yes they are very slippery when wet, yes they can down a person on a...
06-28-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By mr_bill

Wow! Hip surgery and upper leg surgery to PT...

Wow! Hip surgery and upper leg surgery to PT latency always amazes me.

Congrats, sorry about the nerve block, and good luck.

-mr. bill
06-28-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,220
Posted By mr_bill

Operators education is indeed sadly lacking. They...

Operators education is indeed sadly lacking. They *used* to teach know your no zone, and they *used* to teach how to properly turn in an intersection. Actually, they still do, but it's clear that...
Forum: Northeast
06-28-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 903,131
Posted By mr_bill

Anyone buy a vintage French Motobecane Grand...

Anyone buy a vintage French Motobecane Grand Touring bike, canary yellow with straight handlebars at a garage sale in Newton? Or seen it riding by?

Big oops!...
06-28-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,763
Posted By mr_bill

On Tuesday, the NYPD still did not know squat...

On Tuesday, the NYPD still did not know squat about the accident ... but they sent a bicycle unit to Sixth Avenue near the crash site to ticket people on bikes.

-mr. bill
06-27-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,763
Posted By mr_bill

Actions, not words. This isn’t about one random...

Actions, not words. This isn’t about one random officer. Not this time, not the last time, not the time before that....

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Grossly unjust.

-mr. bill
06-27-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,220
Posted By mr_bill

Rule number two - if you can see their face they...

Rule number two - if you can see their face they may not be looking anyway.

-mr. bill
06-27-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,763
Posted By mr_bill

There is no factual basis to blame them, yet NYPD...

There is no factual basis to blame them, yet NYPD blamed them and went on yet another ticket cyclists spree.

This is PRESENT miscarriage. Again.

-mr. bill.
06-27-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,763
Posted By mr_bill

Consider ticketing, I don’t know, commercial...

Consider ticketing, I don’t know, commercial operators? (https://gothamist.com/2019/06/27/drivers_kill_cyclists_punished_nypd.php)

Antonio Garcia received five equipment violation summons. Then...
Forum: Northeast
06-26-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 903,131
Posted By mr_bill

Finally got out for an errand to Davis Square and...

Finally got out for an errand to Davis Square and a shakeout.

So so nice.

I believe I can climb
I believe I can force the rhyme
I think about it every night and day
push my legs and climb...
06-25-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,328
Posted By mr_bill

My younger brother got the angler gene, I got the...

My younger brother got the angler gene, I got the bike gene.

Around here multi-pole, vertical. (https://www.onthewater.com/a-guide-to-canal-bikes) When rolling looks like a shrimp trawler (nets...
06-25-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,616
Posted By mr_bill

Wow. Just wow. Anyhow, e-Bike = Vroom vroom!...

Wow. Just wow.

Anyhow, e-Bike = Vroom vroom! (https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/25/here-is-bmws-new-electric-motorcycle-concept/)

Oops, off brand.

-mr. bill
06-25-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,936
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: 2,763
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
06-25-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,616
Posted By mr_bill

What is *PARTICULARLY* ironic, this is yet...

What is *PARTICULARLY* ironic, this is yet another if you are faster get out of my way thread.
Which has morphed if you are faster, if you are slower, get out of my way.

Nah, it's just get out of...
06-25-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,616
Posted By mr_bill

GET OFF MY ROAD! GET OFF MY MUP! GET OFF MY...

GET OFF MY ROAD! GET OFF MY MUP! GET OFF MY SIDEWALK! GET OUT OF MY WAY!

ALL YOUR SPACE BELONG TO US!

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
06-25-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 903,131
Posted By mr_bill

Pills & Ills update: I'm up to 80% on my...

Pills & Ills update:

I'm up to 80% on my left leg.

I'm supposed to keep balanced, so that means I use 100% of my left leg on climbs but only supposed to use 80% of my right leg on climbs. So...
06-24-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,033
Posted By mr_bill

I do not understand the fear of must use when we...

I do not understand the fear of must use when we don’t even have frap here.

At least Metropolitan is IRE PROOF.

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
06-24-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 903,131
Posted By mr_bill

Good tool day. Drivetrain swapped. Was...

Good tool day.

Drivetrain swapped.

Was 105 drivetrain, 52/36 semicompact with 11-28 cassette.

Now Achilles friendly Ultegra drivetrain, 50/34 compact with 11-34 cassette (HG-800).

I know...
06-24-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,616
Posted By mr_bill

Or someone confusing a person on an e-bike with a...

Or someone confusing a person on an e-bike with a motorcycle rider.
06-24-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,616
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...
06-24-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,605
Posted By mr_bill

Truck Driver arrested....

Truck Driver arrested. (https://www.wbur.org/news/2019/06/24/randolph-bikers-fatal-crash-driver-fugitive-arrested)

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
06-23-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 903,131
Posted By mr_bill

Drop dead gorgeous weekend. Frances...

Drop dead gorgeous weekend.

Frances Appleton:

https://youtu.be/DdCsIQU43-U

-mr. bill
06-23-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,033
Posted By mr_bill

Eek! "Walkies" on a bike. So "dangerous!" ...

Eek! "Walkies" on a bike. So "dangerous!"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oppn7U_g31k

-mr. bill
06-20-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,616
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, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 903,131
Posted By mr_bill

Doors appear closer than they are. So do people...

Doors appear closer than they are. So do people walking. For example, the "thread the needle" at the U-Haul is over 7 feet wide.

But yeah, I cringed too at spots.

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
06-20-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 903,131
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...
06-20-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,982
Posted By mr_bill

More details at the Mirror (including gratuitous...

More details at the Mirror (including gratuitous picture.) (https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/woman-phone-stepped-front-cyclist-16536074)

There are two intersections with a pedestrian refuge...
06-20-19, 04:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,936
Posted By mr_bill

Plea deal - Guilty...

Plea deal - Guilty (https://303cycling.com/driver-who-hit-triny-willerton-pleads-guilty-sentenced/?fbclid=IwAR3kRn2j8vLJzDuj5Kwu00XnV2I-j1OJJUSeftiITdpXPfxFJ4QBBb8d-N8)

“June, 17th 2019, Longmont,...
Forum: Northeast
06-17-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 903,131
Posted By mr_bill

Mustache is funny. ...

Mustache is funny.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chHxNAJ8B1U

-mr. bill
06-14-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,167
Posted By mr_bill

But you are a crosswalk painter designer? ...

But you are a crosswalk painter designer?

-mr. bill
06-14-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,167
Posted By mr_bill

“Yield to pedestrians in crosswalk” Properly...

“Yield to pedestrians in crosswalk”

Properly designed, should such a sign be at every painted crosswalk, or every unpainted crosswalk, or both?

-mr. bill
06-14-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,167
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...
06-14-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,032
Posted By mr_bill

Stay tuned.... But the Media Lab is very...

Stay tuned....

But the Media Lab is very much antidisciplinary. What can be implemented? What are the implications? They ask questions, but may not have the answers you seek. They encourage YOU to...
06-14-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,128
Posted By mr_bill

"Have you ever ridden with North Shore Cyclists?"...

"Have you ever ridden with North Shore Cyclists?" A question during one of my exams.
At one hospital there are so many bike racks filled with bicycles of the many staff who ride to the hospital...
06-13-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,197
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
06-12-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 903,131
Posted By mr_bill

Just have to note that Metro Pedal Power has...

Just have to note that Metro Pedal Power has powered off. Sigh.

-mr. bill
06-12-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,033
Posted By mr_bill

This one in in fact is 6 feet wide, with a three...

This one in in fact is 6 feet wide, with a three foot buffer (that makes NINE feet), plus no gutter pan, but there is a granite curb.

https://i.imgur.com/s55qzKO.png

-mr. bill
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