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11-17-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,188
Posted By Chris0516

That is subjective. To one's own cycling style,...

That is subjective. To one's own cycling style, fears, and confidence. Also, The law in a given locale
11-10-19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,924
Posted By Chris0516

I wouldn't call a charge of 2nd Degree Murder. A...

I wouldn't call a charge of 2nd Degree Murder. A justifiable excuse for taking action. Because, There was premeditation, on the part of the driver.
Forum: Southeast
09-08-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By Chris0516

I kind of got that impression. That it lacked...

I kind of got that impression. That it lacked biking infrastructure. Thank you for the link. I was really feeling down about the situation. The routes at the link, are a real pick-me-up.


I...
09-07-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 23,934
Posted By Chris0516

I was also thinking that. But while a rumble...

I was also thinking that. But while a rumble strip will get their attention. Only a 10-ton concrete barrier. Will stop them from going completely over the rumble strip. Of course a 10-ton...
09-06-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 23,934
Posted By Chris0516

Quoting G.K. Chesterton in this respect. Is...

Quoting G.K. Chesterton in this respect. Is going entirely by the vagueness in the traffic law. Ignoring one's own safety. In MD, 'May Use Full Lane', is superseded by 'as close as practicable. ...
09-06-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 23,934
Posted By Chris0516

No, I don't own the road, and yes. As a cyclist,...

No, I don't own the road, and yes. As a cyclist, I am part of the traffic.. But state law says I may 'Use The Full Lane'. There are signs posted all over the county saying this.

Also, As I...
09-06-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 23,934
Posted By Chris0516

Are you claiming, I can't go 20mph? On a road...

Are you claiming, I can't go 20mph? On a road that is in a business district and/or, has a clear sight line of less than .25mi. and/or has small curves/hills, nope.
09-06-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 23,934
Posted By Chris0516

I can certainly see why, you might think I was in...

I can certainly see why, you might think I was in Witness Protection. Considering how I 'worded' the situation. Thankfully, That is not case. The move is both financial and to be near family. We...
09-06-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 23,934
Posted By Chris0516

I hope the driver in the video is local.

I hope the driver in the video is local.
09-06-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 23,934
Posted By Chris0516

Hmmm... The only problem with the rumble...

Hmmm...

The only problem with the rumble strips, is. While they will alert me to a vehicle behind me. They won't keep a vehicle from hitting me.

Ok

There aren't many alternatives.
09-06-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 23,934
Posted By Chris0516

Apart from a slight hill, and a long curve, it is...

Apart from a slight hill, and a long curve, it is clear.

I am also. A proponent for 'taking the lane'. I also agree about heavy traffic. But heavy traffic on a road w/ a speed limit meant for...
09-06-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 23,934
Posted By Chris0516

I had no trouble seeing the rumble strips. The...

I had no trouble seeing the rumble strips. The rest of the asphalt, on the shoulder. Made it impossible to ride on the shoulder.


Agreed, It wasn't a direct hit. But, While not intentional, it...
09-06-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,104
Posted By Chris0516

Not as easy, as they might seem. The handlebar...

Not as easy, as they might seem. The handlebar mirror shown in previous posts of this thread. While not ostentatious, the viewing area is small. My father gave me a bigger mirror like that. While...
09-05-19, 05:01 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,104
Posted By Chris0516

Drop bars

Drop bars
Forum: Southeast
09-05-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By Chris0516

I do road riding. But on urban streets, until...

I do road riding. But on urban streets, until now. The speed limit on 15/501 is 55mph. Like the German Autobahn, which is 80mph. Also, 15/501 has no traffic lights at four-way intersections. ...
09-03-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,924
Posted By Chris0516

It went from attempted murder, to murder. ...

It went from attempted murder, to murder. Because, From watching all the videos'. It is clear, this was more than simple 'road rage'. It has become another case of a cyclist being killed, and law...
09-03-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By Chris0516

Same here.

Same here.
09-03-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 25,360
Posted By Chris0516

I think of car horns, like bad music. I can't...

I think of car horns, like bad music. I can't rearrange their 'bad music'. Also, When I am honked at. I don't jump. Because, They may have a bonafide reason(my not noticing the traffic light...
09-03-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,104
Posted By Chris0516

I haven't seen a handlebar mirror. That works...

I haven't seen a handlebar mirror. That works with curved handlebars. So, I just use my eyes n' ears.
09-03-19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,520
Posted By Chris0516

I am glad, there was no collision.

I am glad, there was no collision.
09-03-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,500
Posted By Chris0516

I wonder how long it will be. Before he is back...

I wonder how long it will be. Before he is back on the road again.
09-03-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,104
Posted By Chris0516

This is the very reason I don't use a mirror. My...

This is the very reason I don't use a mirror. My family was so sure a handlebar mirror would work. I showed them that, a mirror couldn't attach to my handlebars. Then they wanted to use a mirror...
Forum: Southeast
09-02-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By Chris0516

Cycling in NC Pittsboro-Raleigh

I am moving to Fearrington Village in 3wks.. It is between Pittsboro n' Raleigh. I need feedback on the biking infrastructure in Chatham County. So far, what I have found. Really disappoints me.
07-29-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,677
Posted By Chris0516

Ironman competitor killed during Wisc. Ironman

Mods can move this to another forum. I couldn't find the proper forum.

Cyclist killed during Wisc. Ironman competition (https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/29/us/ironman-cyclist-killed-trnd/index.html)
07-29-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,167
Posted By Chris0516

The cyclist was riding in the 'door zone' of the...

The cyclist was riding in the 'door zone' of the parked vehicles. This led to the driver probably thinking it was safe to pass. Also, As has been noted by others, the driver could have been on the...
07-29-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,546
Posted By Chris0516

Ride in the left wheel track. When approaching a...

Ride in the left wheel track. When approaching a driveway/business entrance. More visibility for you, and anyone coming out of the driveway/business entrance.

It is how you acclimate yourself,...
07-27-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,024
Posted By Chris0516

Agreed. The corner of 12th Ave. & Florida...

Agreed.

The corner of 12th Ave. & Florida Ave. in North East DC. Is not one of the better places in DC. To be biking.

Rest In Peace Mr. Salovesh.
07-26-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,167
Posted By Chris0516

This is just another maddening example. Of why I...

This is just another maddening example. Of why I 'take the lane'.
07-26-19, 02:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,411
Posted By Chris0516

Ditto

Ditto
07-26-19, 02:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,401
Posted By Chris0516

Same here in Maryland. Law enforcement makes all...

Same here in Maryland. Law enforcement makes all these excuses, not to enforce the law.

But it is more than illegal use of a cell-phone.

Today, I was the passenger in my elderly mother's car,...
07-26-19, 02:12 AM
07-26-19, 02:06 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,546
Posted By Chris0516

Spare me your Aristotle-like thinking.:mad: ...

Spare me your Aristotle-like thinking.:mad: Riding on the sidewalk is dangerous. As is, riding on the road.

But, Riding on the sidewalk while crossing a business entrance/exit. Is a definite...
07-13-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,188
Posted By Chris0516

I have a verbal word with them.

I have a verbal word with them.
07-13-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,895
Posted By Chris0516

What about the rest of the body, lol

What about the rest of the body, lol
06-24-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,490
Posted By Chris0516

Before going to a bike shop: 1. Either, Put...

Before going to a bike shop:

1. Either, Put your bike on a stand(if you have one), or turn it upside down, or raise the back wheel off the ground

2. Turn the pedals in a forward motion.

3....
06-24-19, 01:13 PM
06-06-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,206
Posted By Chris0516

Good

Good
06-04-19, 12:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,206
Posted By Chris0516

Since you bought it recently. Do you still have...

Since you bought it recently. Do you still have the 'box' that it came in? That should say the size on it.
06-03-19, 02:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,235
Posted By Chris0516

I didn't mention her denomination, to compare it...

I didn't mention her denomination, to compare it with the behavior of priests in the Catholic Church, or to even imply that it was worse. ATST, While different crimes. The reactions' of the...
06-03-19, 01:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,206
Posted By Chris0516

The Lazer Blade is being recalled: Lazer Blade...

The Lazer Blade is being recalled: Lazer Blade recall (https://helmets.org/up1810.htm)
05-29-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,908
Posted By Chris0516

With all due deference to the child. With the...

With all due deference to the child. With the amount of times she keeps moving around in the video. I highly doubt, that she would be able to maintain her line. If she wasn't being towed. Lucky...
05-25-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,246
Posted By Chris0516

That isn't much of an improvement on price, still...

That isn't much of an improvement on price, still too pricey.
05-24-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,472
Posted By Chris0516

The town I live in. Won't make that kind of...

The town I live in. Won't make that kind of allowance for cyclists. So, They can't expect me to stop at STOP signs that have speed bumps.​​​​​
05-24-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 21,588
Posted By Chris0516

That is why I don't make my camera visible. So a...

That is why I don't make my camera visible. So a driver won't know that, they were 'Caught on Camera'.​​​​
05-24-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,244
Posted By Chris0516

Neither for different reasons.

Neither for different reasons.
05-24-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,908
Posted By Chris0516

With a footnote that 'sharing the lane', and...

With a footnote that 'sharing the lane', and 'sharing the road' are two different things.
05-24-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,206
Posted By Chris0516

DITTO!! It is jaw-dropping, how many wear a...

DITTO!!

It is jaw-dropping, how many wear a bike helmet, as if they were wearing a baseball cap.
05-24-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,246
Posted By Chris0516

I did a check on the Bicycle Helmet Safety...

I did a check on the Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute(www.bhsi.org) website. The helmet is highly recommended. But also found it to be too pricey. I am not going to spend $200 on a bike helmet.
05-24-19, 02:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,235
Posted By Chris0516

Don't forget about the fact, that, the Episcopal...

Don't forget about the fact, that, the Episcopal Church knew about her drinking. I am a Christian. But all they did, was re-assign her. They didn't make any attempts of sending her to AA.
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