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09-28-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,235
Posted By mr_bill

Actually happens frequently around here. ...

Actually happens frequently around here.

Around Pittsburgh, it's usually resolved similar to the Pittsburgh left - after you. (Cooperative model.)

Around Boston, it's usually resolved the way...
09-28-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,235
Posted By mr_bill

The yield rules deadlock in this case. Everyone...

The yield rules deadlock in this case. Everyone is yielding to the person on their right.

-mr. bill
09-28-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,235
Posted By mr_bill

Quiz time. You are at a stop light going...

Quiz time.

You are at a stop light going straight.
Does the traffic light turning green mean that it is safe to proceed?
Or does it mean you may proceed if it is safe to do so?

Traffic...
09-28-20, 05:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,235
Posted By mr_bill

A police officer operating a vehicle is not a...

A police officer operating a vehicle is not a “traffic cop.”

A police officer sleeping in a vehicle is not a “traffic cop.”

I would think this doesn't need to be said, but with "some...
09-26-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 671
Posted By mr_bill

Just like you can look up the...

Just like you can look up the diameter/circumference of a 195/60-15 and a 225/60-15 and find out they are different, so too can you look up the diameter/circumference of a 25-622 and a 32-622 and...
09-26-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,235
Posted By mr_bill

Related, with RARE EXCEPTIONS, NOBODY has the...

Related, with RARE EXCEPTIONS, NOBODY has the right of way. (In Massachusetts, first responders responding to an emergency with lights and sirens have the right of way, period. Even so, they can't...
09-26-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,235
Posted By mr_bill

Not just feasibly, you ought not. From UVC: ...

Not just feasibly, you ought not.

From UVC:

"The driver of any vehicle shall obey the instructions of any official traffic-control device applicable thereto placed or held in accordance with...
Forum: Northeast
09-25-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9,036
Views: 1,040,178
Posted By mr_bill

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiQQ7VDSsq8 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiQQ7VDSsq8

-mr. bill
09-25-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By mr_bill

You still are getting cred (for whatever it's...

You still are getting cred (for whatever it's worth), just when width resize happens, you scroll off edge left. Here you are in all your glory:

https://i.imgur.com/1kneKfk.png

-mr. bill
09-24-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By mr_bill

Déjà vu ...

Déjà vu



https://i.imgur.com/ynJMUQ5.jpg

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
09-19-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9,036
Views: 1,040,178
Posted By mr_bill

Ghost Bike of Pikachu, Darryl Willis. ...

Ghost Bike of Pikachu, Darryl Willis.

https://i.imgur.com/gz2ZdEu.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/5cGvjw3.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/pOZIwqQ.jpg

-mr. bill
09-19-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,114
Posted By mr_bill

Ghost Bike of Pikachu, Darryl Willis. ...

Ghost Bike of Pikachu, Darryl Willis.

https://i.imgur.com/gz2ZdEu.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/5cGvjw3.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/pOZIwqQ.jpg

-mr. bill
09-18-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,504
Posted By mr_bill

No, very good friends in Kill Devil Hills. It's a...

No, very good friends in Kill Devil Hills. It's a small world. Kristopher and Ava in a very short time connected with many people there.

On the tone of these articles, I know what you mean....
09-18-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,504
Posted By mr_bill

Turn off your adblocker. It isn’t paywalled. ...

Turn off your adblocker. It isn’t paywalled.

-mr. bill
09-18-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,504
Posted By mr_bill

Or, you could read the article from this morning....

Or, you could read the article from this morning.

-mr. bill
09-18-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,504
Posted By mr_bill

After a bicyclist is killed, a race begins to...

After a bicyclist is killed, a race begins to save his beloved dog, Ava...
Forum: Northeast
09-16-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9,036
Views: 1,040,178
Posted By mr_bill

Nice to leave the heavy u-locks home and not to...

Nice to leave the heavy u-locks home and not to have to worry about my bike at all.

Undock, head into Davis Square, dockit and forgetit.

Eat a wonderful lunch al fresco.

Undock, return,...
09-15-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,504
Posted By mr_bill

Aren’t there more appropriate places for this...

Aren’t there more appropriate places for this “enlightening discussion?”


Ava has returned home along with Kristopher Cotton’s ashes....
Forum: Northeast
09-14-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9,036
Views: 1,040,178
Posted By mr_bill

Blue Bikes Arlington Center: ...

Blue Bikes Arlington Center:

https://i.imgur.com/3kZvKre.jpg

-mr. bill
09-11-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,597
Posted By mr_bill

I signal when I am about to change lanes, when I...

I signal when I am about to change lanes, when I am about to turn, and when I am slowing or stopping.

This is true when I'm behind the wheel or behind the handlebars.

However:



There are...
09-09-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,597
Posted By mr_bill

Uh, NHTSA on bicycle hand signals....

Uh, NHTSA on bicycle hand signals. (https://www.nhtsa.gov/sites/nhtsa.dot.gov/files/8009-handsignals.pdf)

My opinion, most people understand the straight arm hand signals, few people understand...
Forum: Northeast
09-09-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9,036
Views: 1,040,178
Posted By mr_bill

Cary Coovert's memorial bench has been installed...

Cary Coovert's memorial bench has been installed at the side of the Minuteman, just a little eastbound from his ghost bike.

https://i.imgur.com/meMZVCc.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/w8laF5H.jpg...
09-08-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,504
Posted By mr_bill

Next time you want to point out there are zero...

Next time you want to point out there are zero details, stop.

-mr. bill
09-07-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,504
Posted By mr_bill

TBH with this little known I would not have...

TBH with this little known I would not have blamed the victim. But like dogs to a tree, some here are always ready to speculate.

Most people have the human decency to heel their dog in a cemetery....
09-03-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By mr_bill

The 0.8 is probably rim width in inches. ...

The 0.8 is probably rim width in inches.

That could be interior, which is 21mm, so you have 622 x 21c rims.
But some marketeers put outside rim width, which probably means 622 x 17c rims.

So...
08-31-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,082
Posted By mr_bill

I think Guido says “Cosa sai!” ...

I think Guido says “Cosa sai!”

https://youtu.be/MryXa6ipMQM

-mr. bill
08-31-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,310
Posted By mr_bill

You are wrong in many perspectives. This varies...

You are wrong in many perspectives. This varies state to state, dramatically. Some states don't even have "points" for example.

Here in Massachusetts, M.G.L. Chapter 85 Section 11 E, the relevant...
08-30-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By mr_bill

Small moves. Talk to your doctor/physical...

Small moves.

Talk to your doctor/physical therapist.

They may suggest you first try moving your cleat back a few mm, see if that helps. Repeat if necessary.

(Note possible toe overlap with...
08-29-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By mr_bill

Just so you know, someone rides their bike to...

Just so you know, someone rides their bike to Berklee [not a mispeeling] with their contrabass.

We do it here and now.

-mr. bill
08-27-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By mr_bill

Please please talk with your doctor and physical...

Please please talk with your doctor and physical therapist.

Yes, there are some reports that some people find riding a bicycle helpful.

What does that mean for you?

Please talk with your...
08-27-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 766
Posted By mr_bill

NTSB recommendation was met with outrage then...

NTSB recommendation was met with outrage then crickets.

Otherwise, let's see.

Cuomo suggested mandatory helmets for some e-bike users at the end of January. But he opposed increasing increasing...
08-27-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,599
Posted By mr_bill

In 35 years, haven't you EVER noticed that the...

In 35 years, haven't you EVER noticed that the anti-bike ranters at town meeting, city council meeting, community boards, etc have almost always been and continue to be OLDER than you are?

And...
08-27-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 766
Posted By mr_bill

And this thread is destined for the everlasting...

And this thread is destined for the everlasting gobstopper thread in 3, 2....

-mr. bill
08-26-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 103,155
Posted By mr_bill

I think that gets bonus points just because: ...

I think that gets bonus points just because:
https://www.themightyvanhalen.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/1984-merch-eagle-jersey-front-back-1-scaled.jpg

-mr. bill
08-26-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 622
Posted By mr_bill

OK, this is getting beyond silly. The OP is from...

OK, this is getting beyond silly. The OP is from Massachusetts, and the only way you'd walk a broken bike on 10 miles of rocky trail is if you are lost and going around in circles.

-mr. bill
08-26-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,114
Posted By mr_bill

More accurate headline: Cambridge waited for yet...

More accurate headline: Cambridge waited for yet another road killing before painting...
08-25-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,820
Posted By mr_bill

As I quickly learned here, a milkshake is milk...

As I quickly learned here, a milkshake is milk and a syrup, whipped in a blender. It is - underwhelming.
A frappe is the above with ice cream.

Why? I think so locals can laugh at tourists, but I...
08-25-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,820
Posted By mr_bill

If I've learned anything at all from the other...

If I've learned anything at all from the other subform it is:

ALL LANES ARE SUBSTANDARD
NO MATTER WHERE IN THE LANE YOU RIDE YOU RODE IN THE WRONG POSITION

(That Honda Accord is 6' 1" wide....
08-25-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 766
Posted By mr_bill

In practice, MHL's are grossly unevenly enforced....

In practice, MHL's are grossly unevenly enforced. (That's putting it in a way that won't punt this to P&R.)

Discuss bicycle helmets with your doctor, not your police officer.

-mr. bill
08-25-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 622
Posted By mr_bill

I'll repeat, for most SPD shoes, NOTHING will...

I'll repeat, for most SPD shoes, NOTHING will happen to the cleat or sole on a ten mile walk. Or a hundred mile walk for that matter. Maybe at 500 miles and 500 more.
...
08-25-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 622
Posted By mr_bill

I walked six miles today to pick up fresh chive...

I walked six miles today to pick up fresh chive gnocchi. (I can walk and telecon, but I can't ride and telecon.)

-mr. bill
08-25-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,820
Posted By mr_bill

There are three people in this story, the cager,...

There are three people in this story, the cager, the cop, and the person on the bicycle. From what I see NONE of them have learned ANYTHING.

p.s. There is a whole subforum dedicated to all lanes...
08-25-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,820
Posted By mr_bill

OK, I usually hate to do this, but really. A...

OK, I usually hate to do this, but really.

A 13 wide curb lane at a the top of a T intersection is wide enough to share with a Honda Accord.

Don't lead with your chin and then complain about...
08-25-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 622
Posted By mr_bill

BTW, I'll see your clown shoes and raise you...

BTW, I'll see your clown shoes and raise you clown shoes:

https://i.imgur.com/ODUEBak.jpg?1

-mr. bill
08-25-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 622
Posted By mr_bill

They made me an offer too good to refuse. ...

They made me an offer too good to refuse.

Plus they match my clown frame.

They made me an offer too good to refuse.

-mr. bill
08-25-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 622
Posted By mr_bill

First, you will NOT wear out the soles of most...

First, you will NOT wear out the soles of most SPD shoes in only 10 miles of walking.

But here's the question. How comfortable DO YOU feel walking 10 miles no matter the shoes?

SPD shoes come...
08-24-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,099
Posted By mr_bill

You're trying to everlasting gobstopper thread a...

You're trying to everlasting gobstopper thread a covid19 thread?

Unbelievable. Strike that. Too believable.

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
08-24-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9,036
Views: 1,040,178
Posted By mr_bill

In Arlington Center this morning: You cawl...

In Arlington Center this morning:

You cawl that a leaf blowah? THIS is a leaf blowah:
https://i.imgur.com/vavAzSf.jpg

Cutest bike detour sign ever:
https://i.imgur.com/vmRLoVd.jpg

-mr. bill
08-24-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,310
Posted By mr_bill

The Manhattan portion of the Cannonball Run takes...

The Manhattan portion of the Cannonball Run takes about 5 minutes, out of a “race” that takes over 24 hours. To give you an idea how “fast” the "race" is through Manhattan, it takes about ten minutes...
08-23-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,604
Posted By mr_bill

That, and the fact that All City has pictures of...

That, and the fact that All City has pictures of the inside of a Maxway factory in a “blog” post (https://allcitycycles.com/blog/all_respect_to_the_craftspeople_handmade_in_taiwan) on their website....
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