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08-04-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By Rick

The rigid soles protect your feet from bruising...

The rigid soles protect your feet from bruising on long hard rides.
08-02-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,919
Posted By Rick

You can easily take the lane and pedal at a speed...

You can easily take the lane and pedal at a speed that does not impede traffic at an intersection. And when the lane after the intersection is a sub standard lane like in the video you can continue...
08-01-19, 04:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By Rick

I did this once and underestimated puppies...

I did this once and underestimated puppies territory. After walking the bicycle some distance then remounting I began pedaling. The dog destroyed my left pant leg. I only had a scratch on my leg. I...
07-30-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By Rick

Affordable is a bad option for ebikes. If you...

Affordable is a bad option for ebikes. If you need high torque than buy a high torque motor. If you set it up with a pedal assist instead of a throttle and don't speed then you will not be noticed....
07-30-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,790
Posted By Rick

I approach intersections on my bicycle and obey...

I approach intersections on my bicycle and obey the right a way laws. Often motorists wait on me to stop and some try waiving me through when they are first at the stop. I am polite to them but...
07-28-19, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,348
Posted By Rick

1000 watt on a direct drive motor is not that...

1000 watt on a direct drive motor is not that powerful. It is likely to overheat going up a long grade. I like direct drive motors for their ability to do regenerative braking. I would need a 2000...
07-25-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,280
Posted By Rick

Yes this intersections design is the dumbest most...

Yes this intersections design is the dumbest most convoluted I have seen. In accident studies the time spent on the road has allot to do with the accident rate. This intersection almost guarantees...
07-24-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,525
Posted By Rick

The simple fact is the motorist mowed them down....

The simple fact is the motorist mowed them down. By not being attentive enough and breaking the right of way laws. Because the motorist hit something other than a car, they may not face any charges....
07-24-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,299
Posted By Rick

The Yuba Mundo can handle the most weight. I...

The Yuba Mundo can handle the most weight. I believe the Big Dummy and the Extracycle cycle can have a GVW of around 400lbs and the Yuba Mundo GVW is around 700lbs.
07-24-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,035
Posted By Rick

It is quite possible to improve your brakes on...

It is quite possible to improve your brakes on this tandem. Send a picture of your brakes and the make and model. Are you running compression less cable housing or not. If so make sure it is the...
07-24-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,280
Posted By Rick

Dutch styled bike lanes. It is a Dutch...

Dutch styled bike lanes. It is a Dutch intersection or it is not. Dutch bicycle infrastructure reduces bicycle motor vehicle collisions by diverting motor vehicles and bicycles away from each other...
07-21-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,873
Posted By Rick

The straight faced news anchor talking about...

The straight faced news anchor talking about helmets is disgusting to me. were is the outrage over the driver in a rush not using due care.

a similar case a couple years ago involved two 11 year...
07-21-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,873
Posted By Rick

The deputy in the news story says that the child...

The deputy in the news story says that the child was walking the bicycle in the crosswalk and the truck driver went around the corner and the trailer struck the child in the back of the head. They...
07-20-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,386
Posted By Rick

I lived in Florida for 17 years. You riding on...

I lived in Florida for 17 years. You riding on the sidewalk will still attract some drunk red neck wannabee. A family riding there bicycles was recently ran down on the sidewalk there. The baby died...
07-17-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Rick

Yokozuna is the best!

Yokozuna is the best!
07-17-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,185
Posted By Rick

I found a non beg article about this subject....

I found a non beg article about this subject. Increase the fine to 1000 euros. I have seen a coed walk into a fixed object while texting. She ended up with a concision. A street thug texting and...
07-17-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,525
Posted By Rick

People are not seeing what they don't expect to...

People are not seeing what they don't expect to see. I have trained myself to look for every sign, pedestrian, bicyclist, dog and rodent etc. This takes practice. When riding in congested areas I...
07-17-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,919
Posted By Rick

Yes this is the problem. The motorist had other...

Yes this is the problem. The motorist had other options and still made a bad choice at the expense of yes an inexperienced bicyclist.



It matters not what a bicyclist does while riding down...
07-16-19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,919
Posted By Rick

There is no mystery here. the motorist made a...

There is no mystery here. the motorist made a bad choice and illegally passed and sideswiped the bicyclist. The bicyclist could have avoided this collision by using the lane appropriately. Meaning...
07-16-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,919
Posted By Rick

If the bicyclist would have controlled that lane,...

If the bicyclist would have controlled that lane, instead of cowering to the right edge. The motorist would not have clipped him with the mirror. The bicyclist had every right to do this under the...
07-16-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,919
Posted By Rick

In all the studies of bicycle vs car I have read....

In all the studies of bicycle vs car I have read. The dreadful rear end collision is the least common one. Riding against traffic and at an intersection is #1...
07-16-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,525
Posted By Rick

I looked at a study from the 70s that showed up...

I looked at a study from the 70s that showed up to 89% of car bike collisions were at intersections. Any driveway or stop or signal. I looked at the video and I did not hear the news caster state the...
07-15-19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,708
Posted By Rick

No offense intended, I have always been...

No offense intended, I have always been interested in how they have prioritized the public safety. After World war two they were doing just like us with prioritizing the motorized vehicles over...
07-15-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,655
Posted By Rick

Don't worry about it yet. They are only allowing...

Don't worry about it yet. They are only allowing them in civilized countries. If they started using those things her the druggies and the homeless would scrap them and sell the parts off. Her meaning...
07-15-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,612
Posted By Rick

Hey don't knock it until you've tried it. We...

Hey don't knock it until you've tried it. We could always go with the lock's and stocks.



You make a good point. Maybe it would be appropriate to publicly shame the individual by putting his...
07-15-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,043
Posted By Rick

I agree that the current laws have very little...

I agree that the current laws have very little effect on cell phone usage. The cost of enforcing our current laws keeps enforcement down. Nobody is serious about enforcing the law so these crimes not...
07-15-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,244
Posted By Rick

I used to be concerned about those noises until I...

I used to be concerned about those noises until I purchased a bicycle with the Rohloff hub. My hub puts out so much noise that I can't hear noise coming from the other bicycles.
07-15-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,708
Posted By Rick

I don't believe they hate motor vehicles but...

I don't believe they hate motor vehicles but instead love humans more than motor vehicles. They really believe all lives matter.

There newest version of the reelight runs off of eddy currents and...
07-15-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,708
Posted By Rick

The reelight requires no batteries. They used to...

The reelight requires no batteries. They used to teach how this works in science class. The newest version creates a solid light. reelight websight (https://www.reelight.com/)
07-15-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,612
Posted By Rick

He is a doctor Thomas Thompson wannabe. This is...

He is a doctor Thomas Thompson wannabe. This is probably not his first road rage incident. Two videos of the incident in a very public area. Defaming YouTube in his defense. DO YOU DRIVE A BEAMER!
07-15-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,468
Posted By Rick

Assumptions make your replies irrelevant.

Assumptions make your replies irrelevant.
07-14-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By Rick

I agree with the salmon pads recommended. Look at...

I agree with the salmon pads recommended. Look at your pads and go to the Kool Stop web site and look for that pad. Write down the model# then look for it at either your local bicycle shop or online...
07-14-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,361
Posted By Rick

I had a difficult time being around people who...

I had a difficult time being around people who drank and did drugs in the military. I didn't tolerate it. They were constantly on me trying to get me to join in. I know how I felt about it but can...
07-14-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,448
Posted By Rick

Tell me about acts of heroism and kindness done by bicyclists.

I lived in a student town in the mid eighties. I and several friends rode our mountain bikes a couple times a week in the area. One morning at the end of the ride as we were coming down the street in...
07-14-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By Rick

MKS Lambda Pedals. Item Specifications ...

MKS Lambda Pedals.

Item Specifications

Weight: 420g
Intended Use: Road
Material: Aluminum
Material (Spindle): Chromoly
Pedal Type:...
07-14-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,854
Posted By Rick

I started riding with groups off of the base when...

I started riding with groups off of the base when I was a Ft Lewis. I was told to increase my cadence. My cadence has stayed at or near 95rpm since. Even though I am older and fatter it is still...
07-14-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,844
Posted By Rick

My touring bicycle uses the Rohloff with the...

My touring bicycle uses the Rohloff with the Gates Carbon Drive and I ride it with my Schmidt Son alternator hub always on. I also have a beard but the ceramic bearings are of internist.
Forum: Touring
07-14-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By Rick

The cyclone trailer made by radical designs is...

The cyclone trailer made by radical designs is the lightest...
07-14-19, 02:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,612
Posted By Rick

A moron in a green beamer near the I 10...

A moron in a green beamer near the I 10 interchange that is the San Bernardino/Loma Linda border insisted that I ride to the right edge of the freeway entrance lane instead of the right most straight...
07-13-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,612
Posted By Rick

The video of this incident should be showed to...

The video of this incident should be showed to the police and the news media in that area. That person being enraged to the point of irrational dangerous behavior is a threat to everybody on the rode...
07-13-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,612
Posted By Rick

Seeing that kind of rage is very unpleasant but...

Seeing that kind of rage is very unpleasant but it no longer surprise me.
07-13-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,612
Posted By Rick

Good he did dismount. If he had not dismounted...

Good he did dismount. If he had not dismounted the perp might have knocked him on the ground and stomped him. Other than YouTube videos I have seen an enraged motorist push people down and stomp them...
07-13-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,612
Posted By Rick

Its the BMW god: Google the most common car make...

Its the BMW god: Google the most common car make to be involved in road rage and you will know what I mean. I live in California and three out of four angry motorists that have verbally assaulted me...
07-13-19, 04:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,468
Posted By Rick

The Weight weenie on the road bike had already...

The Weight weenie on the road bike had already assaulted me once. He attempted to strike me again. I defended myself from a second attack. His attempt to claim I assaulted him held no water. Ill just...
07-12-19, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,733
Posted By Rick

Please let me know when you find out the problem....

Please let me know when you find out the problem. I have read allot about it and it appears to be the only add on mid drive that has a good working torque sensor.
I may purchase the bbhsd motor only...
07-12-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,733
Posted By Rick

Is the TDS02 going to be as dependable as the...

Is the TDS02 going to be as dependable as the BaFeng. You stated on a different post that you were having a problem with the TDS02.
07-12-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,733
Posted By Rick

I am planning on putting a motor kit on a cargo...

I am planning on putting a motor kit on a cargo bike. My problem with add on mid drives is they have a very cheap low magnet cadence pedal assist system. I read on endless sphere that you can use the...
07-12-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,468
Posted By Rick

Not assault

Not assault
07-11-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,189
Posted By Rick

Most of the mid drive ebike motor kits do not...

Most of the mid drive ebike motor kits do not have advanced pedal assist with a torque sensor. Here is one that has a torque sensor (https://www.electricbike.com/tsdz2-750w-mid-drive-torque-sensing/)
07-11-19, 03:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,468
Posted By Rick

I was riding my tandem home from a once a week...

I was riding my tandem home from a once a week appointment and another bicyclist who had no intention of stopping at a light got really mad at me. I did not know he was drafting and we had words....
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