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10-15-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 822
Posted By anon06

Just in case you might be wondering about why...

Just in case you might be wondering about why there might not be a lot of replies, there aren't any sharrows in my area (so, that's why I can't really help answer your questions), so that might also...
10-14-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By anon06

That's great that you attempted to contact...

That's great that you attempted to contact businesses about installing bike racks; it'd help out other cyclists, as well, if they do decide to install bike racks.

However, I don't think there's a...
10-14-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By anon06

Thanks for the link! Yeah, Google is...

Thanks for the link!

Yeah, Google is normally my friend, too, but it wasn't, today. :p

I image knowing the shoe layers would also be important to cyclists who race or are focused on wearing the...
10-14-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By anon06

I'm not 100% sure, but it appears to me to be...

I'm not 100% sure, but it appears to me to be just a sticker describing the shoe layers.
10-14-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By anon06

Nice pics! I haven't seen beach pics from...

Nice pics! I haven't seen beach pics from Delaware, before. At first, I thought it was California, again.
10-13-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,778
Posted By anon06

Yeah. I've only ridden on a crowded, MUP in...

Yeah. I've only ridden on a crowded, MUP in another city, once or twice. While, I guess, it might've appeared as though I was drafting or following behind a family of cyclists, I only was riding...
10-13-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,523
Posted By anon06

I'm confused with what's going on, what the...

I'm confused with what's going on, what the problem is. To me, it's possible that the OP is just old-fashioned and used to formally introducing themselves (where that type of thing was expected and...
10-13-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 504
Posted By anon06

Hi. I haven't tried it, myself, but I found an...

Hi. I haven't tried it, myself, but I found an old thread about this topic (where others who've swimmed in bike shorts responded), in case it might help you.
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10-11-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 10,671
Posted By anon06

Hi. Yeah, that is a scary situation to be in,...

Hi. Yeah, that is a scary situation to be in, with the bike lane directly where drivers are trying to get in and out of their cars. The design is horrible.

I tried looking at the Santa Monica area...
09-03-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,586
Posted By anon06

Hmm...is the project about building something...

Hmm...is the project about building something that already exists (e.g. a miniature model of a bike bridge) or trying to come up with something new?

GCSE classes are teens, similar to high school...
09-02-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,573
Posted By anon06

Really? There really are cyclists who absolutely...

Really? There really are cyclists who absolutely want other cyclists (who might not be riding fast road bikes) to cycle on 45mph roads, with leftover car part debris from previous car accidents on...
09-02-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,573
Posted By anon06

Generally, when I'm using a pedestrian crosswalk...

Generally, when I'm using a pedestrian crosswalk on a busy, four-lane street, I dismount from my bike and walk, because when I tried cycling across and a driver(s) decided to make a right turn on a...
09-02-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,108
Posted By anon06

Unfortunately--and dog trainers have confirmed...

Unfortunately--and dog trainers have confirmed this--it's not always possible to predict whether a dog will bite or not, especially if someone doesn't own the dog and, therefore, doesn't know how to...
09-01-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,155
Posted By anon06

Wow, the driver was going fast! Yeah, you're...

Wow, the driver was going fast! Yeah, you're right; it's a good thing you weren't already attempting to cross the intersection at that moment.

Also, got to be aware of drivers making turns down...
09-01-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By anon06

:) Hi. If it helps, I've owned a secondhand...

:) Hi. If it helps, I've owned a secondhand Cypress for nine years.

I had some sort of bike fitting at a bike shop, years, beforehand, while testing a new hybrid bike. I don't remember the shop...
08-26-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,441
Posted By anon06

I recommend cjhoyle's videos. It's been nice to...

I recommend cjhoyle's videos. It's been nice to watch his cycle commute videos (along with commentary/historical facts about Toronto, Canada, etc.) and bicycle repair videos.

I also like...
08-20-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 888
Posted By anon06

Hi. I'm sorry to hear that your bike was stolen. ...

Hi. I'm sorry to hear that your bike was stolen.

Have you also tried posting about it on the Toronto Stolen Bikes Facebook page? Occasionally, local cyclists have managed to help other cyclists...
08-18-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,013
Posted By anon06

There is an intersection like this, along one of...

There is an intersection like this, along one of the routes I take. It usually has traffic; I stop, just like the other drivers. In addition to it being a safety issue, I don't like that drivers...
08-18-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,241
Posted By anon06

My first thought was that, yes, it's not cool for...

My first thought was that, yes, it's not cool for others to move over into the opposite lane, scaring others. But, after thinking about it and how I've seen Tour de France and Olympic cyclists on...
08-18-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By anon06

Hi. I'll just leave the poll question to those...

Hi. I'll just leave the poll question to those who know more about the differences between the two bikes.

I just wanted to wish you good luck, for your Netherlands trip, next year. I've heard...
08-18-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,279
Posted By anon06

Good video! The guy's right: it's horrible and...

Good video! The guy's right: it's horrible and disgusting how articles and others write headlines and articles that automatically blame a cyclist or pedestrian who was killed. It's the same thing...
08-18-19, 04:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,004
Posted By anon06

Ugh. I'm sorry to hear that you went through...

Ugh. I'm sorry to hear that you went through that. Employees and customers don't have to be rude; it is possible to say something, politely.

I wonder whether it's possible that some...
08-17-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,372
Posted By anon06

Hey! I really relate to your post; it's very...

Hey! I really relate to your post; it's very similar to where I live, except there aren't any MUPs.

It's exactly the area where I've been harassed by drivers, for the past few months (even when...
08-14-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 775
Posted By anon06

Thanks, for posting the warning. It's nice and...

Thanks, for posting the warning. It's nice and helpful when others do that, helping warn others so that they don't fall prey to certain sites or companies.
08-14-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,574
Posted By anon06

Wow! That does look as though the bookcase might...

Wow! That does look as though the bookcase might fall over at any moment.

But, props to you for getting it home, safely.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 33,747
Posted By anon06

Hmm, I've never thought about cycling through a...

Hmm, I've never thought about cycling through a fast-food drive-thru. They're usually packed with a long line of cars.

I just lock my bike to something and go inside places.

Now that I think...
08-13-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,036
Posted By anon06

For a few times, when a group of kitted-out,...

For a few times, when a group of kitted-out, older cyclists on road bikes would, occasionally, pass through my old neighborhood (it looked to me that they were practicing racing each other, very...
08-13-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 19,238
Posted By anon06

I finally received feedback from the cycling...

I finally received feedback from the cycling coalition. They mentioned that they do work to help other organizations and recommended that I could help by linking to their videos on social media and...
08-11-19, 10:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,949
Posted By anon06

Yes. I also was thinking something similar. If a...

Yes. I also was thinking something similar. If a famous cyclist owned the bike and it was being sold with the name sticker still on it, it sounds as though it might've been meant to be a collector's...
08-09-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,931
Posted By anon06

I wonder what your wife's reason is, for not...

I wonder what your wife's reason is, for not wanting you to cycle without her. Is she concerned about your health or safety (i.e. worried about something that might occur without her there)?

It's...
08-09-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,293
Posted By anon06

Animal control hasn't been helpful, in the places...

Animal control hasn't been helpful, in the places where my family has lived. In one city, by the time animal control showed up, they said they couldn't find the loose dog(s).

In another, an animal...
08-08-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,758
Posted By anon06

I forgot to say that I like your profile pic,...

I forgot to say that I like your profile pic, Kitty!

I'm also not a big fan of exercising indoors, due to stale air and because I start to feel bored and a little restless, cooped up indoors, for...
08-05-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 19,238
Posted By anon06

So far, my camera seems to help: no harassment...

So far, my camera seems to help: no harassment from drivers at all, today. Several decided to use their signals, slow down, pass with enough space and one decided to wait for me to pass before...
08-05-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,872
Posted By anon06

Yeah, I've already seen that exact discussion...

Yeah, I've already seen that exact discussion between drivers, where the ones who said that they drive the speed limit on highways were being flamed and told by drivers who drive faster that they're...
08-05-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,750
Posted By anon06

Yeah. I don't cycle when the temperature's that...

Yeah. I don't cycle when the temperature's that high, either. Having heat exhaustion as a child, collapsing in the 95+ heat index at school, unconscious, because the adults thought it'd be a good...
08-05-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,758
Posted By anon06

Hi, Kitty! That's cool that you've gotten into...

Hi, Kitty! That's cool that you've gotten into cycling. Don't worry that you made the mistake of leaving your gear on 3, instead of 1; I did the same thing when I first started cycling, again, as an...
08-05-19, 04:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,338
Posted By anon06

Sure. There's that option. Although, perhaps, for...

Sure. There's that option. Although, perhaps, for some, it still feels safer and better to wait at the light, if using the crosswalk has several drivers making a right turn while the...
Forum: Introductions
08-04-19, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By anon06

Hi!

Hi!
08-04-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,872
Posted By anon06

That's nice that you help other cyclists and wave...

That's nice that you help other cyclists and wave to them. Not everyone would do that.

I've cycled alone for several years, so it's felt nice when a few strangers who were also cycling alone,...
08-04-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 19,238
Posted By anon06

I guess some people, like me, are more concerned...

I guess some people, like me, are more concerned when witnessing angry drivers shouting and honking at me and others, because we've already experienced witnessing angry people who aren't driving...
08-04-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 19,238
Posted By anon06

Hey, that's really cool that you're still cycling...

Hey, that's really cool that you're still cycling at that age! I've hoped I can do that, too, but I wasn't sure if I would be able to because my older relatives who are younger than that have/had a...
08-04-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 19,238
Posted By anon06

"Whinefest"? Other countries, like the...

"Whinefest"? Other countries, like the Netherlands, who have a significant cycling population and dedicate themselves to educating everyone about having respect for pedestrians and cyclists don't...
08-03-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 19,238
Posted By anon06

One time, traffic was at a standstill on the...

One time, traffic was at a standstill on the opposite side of the road, in the other direction, but not in the lane I was in. It was a downhill, and I was going fast. Yet, the truck driver behind me...
08-02-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,003
Posted By anon06

Wow! That's amazing and creative!

Wow! That's amazing and creative!
08-02-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 19,238
Posted By anon06

I was trying to add, "...because they got tired...

I was trying to add, "...because they got tired of me being angry and venting about it."

But, yeah, I don't really expect the town or cycling advocacy group to do anything; that's why I, normally,...
08-02-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 19,238
Posted By anon06

Oh! That's easy. I noticed that the local town...

Oh! That's easy. I noticed that the local town council makes announcements to residents on their Facebook page, from the police department (about all types of safety issues, regarding warnings about...
08-02-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 19,238
Posted By anon06

Thanks, for the advice, Clyde! Yeah, I was...

Thanks, for the advice, Clyde! Yeah, I was thinking about possibly choosing another route, which I've done, before, a few times (even though it's a lot more out of my way), but that road also has...
08-01-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 19,238
Posted By anon06

:) Thanks, for the reply, Berner. Yes, I'm aware...

:) Thanks, for the reply, Berner. Yes, I'm aware that cycling is better is certain states, like where my family used to live, in Colorado (one middle school I attended had a big, bicycle parking...
08-01-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,154
Posted By anon06

Wow. I'm sorry to hear you got bitten by a dog. I...

Wow. I'm sorry to hear you got bitten by a dog. I got bitten by a German Shepherd last year, while walking on a route that I'd already done several times and had seen other walkers (it came up...
08-01-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,089
Posted By anon06

Um, I've seen that Netherlands "self-bike" video....

Um, I've seen that Netherlands "self-bike" video. It was shown by Google to be a joke, for April Fools Day; they even showed a behind-the-scenes video of how the crew were holding up the bike (which...
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