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05-29-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,817
Posted By MMACH 5

I wondered the same thing. I think it's a bicycle...

I wondered the same thing. I think it's a bicycle that is flipped upside down--probably locked to the rack with a loose cable lock. If you look to the left of the chain ring, you'll see the wheelless...
Forum: Commuting
05-29-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,514
Posted By MMACH 5

Yea. We don't have violent criminals on this side...

Yea. We don't have violent criminals on this side of the Atlantic. :rolleyes:
05-24-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,825
Posted By MMACH 5

I have several different ones. The take-a-look is...

I have several different ones. The take-a-look is pretty nice, but it's about $20.

I also have one that I made from a dental mirror and an alligator clip. I got them both at the dollar store.
05-24-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,055
Posted By MMACH 5

Evil? How did you get that from my post? The...

Evil? How did you get that from my post?

The OP started this thread with an antagonistic sentence about being a man or a little boy. Seems like an absurd way to invite reasonable discourse. And...
05-24-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,055
Posted By MMACH 5

Trying to figure out the point of the OP's...

Trying to figure out the point of the OP's opening sentence. Are you really looking for information? What's the point of this being for "men" and not "little boys?"

Anyone who's never been...
Forum: Commuting
05-20-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,627
Posted By MMACH 5

I'm car-free, so I ride everyday. Ironically,...

I'm car-free, so I ride everyday. Ironically, I've not ridden to work on Ride to Work Day in years. I take a vacation day and hand out breakfast tacos to other bicycle commuters, then I give a...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,582
Posted By MMACH 5

I remember an item from a few years back. I've...

I remember an item from a few years back. I've tried to find where I saw it, but have had no luck. It was a lockable headset. Instead of an Allen bolt in the middle of your top cap, there was a key...
02-19-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2,939
Views: 262,083
Posted By MMACH 5

Thank you for clarifying. (Someday I will learn...

Thank you for clarifying.
(Someday I will learn not to question you. ---Not sarcasm.) You tend to have your facts straight before posting.
02-19-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2,939
Views: 262,083
Posted By MMACH 5

All I said was that they apparently are loosening...

All I said was that they apparently are loosening the enforcement, based on info in the link I provided.
But, please, do carry on.
02-19-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2,939
Views: 262,083
Posted By MMACH 5

Apparently, Seattle is loosening the enforcement...

Apparently, Seattle is loosening the enforcement of their helmet law to accommodate bike share users:...
Forum: Commuting
02-15-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,169
Posted By MMACH 5

Some really good ideas posted. I do want to...

Some really good ideas posted. I do want to reiterate a few.
Tupperware beats Gladware for watertight seal.
That being said, the round Gladware with the screw-on lids do seal up quite well.
Ziploc...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,671
Posted By MMACH 5

I used laundry room shelving to construct lids...

I used laundry room shelving to construct lids for mine. When closed, it makes a big, sturdy platform on top of the baskets. This is a perfect place to bungee large bags of dog food and toilet paper...
Forum: Commuting
02-12-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,078
Posted By MMACH 5

If my wife knew I was looking at these panniers,...

If my wife knew I was looking at these panniers, she'd unplug the computer. I want all of them.
02-11-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,939
Views: 262,083
Posted By MMACH 5

Unfortunately, bicycle helmet data is incomplete...

Unfortunately, bicycle helmet data is incomplete and always will be. Trying to extract a helmet's usefulness from this incomplete data is beyond challenging.

Here is what I mean. Keeping in mind -...
02-08-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,995
Posted By MMACH 5

I suppose I do. I thought the Boston, Cambridge...

I suppose I do. I thought the Boston, Cambridge and Somerville were on this side of the pond.
02-08-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,995
Posted By MMACH 5

Legal? Here in the states?

Legal? Here in the states?
Forum: Commuting
02-08-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,078
Posted By MMACH 5

I've been commuting with panniers and/or trunk...

I've been commuting with panniers and/or trunk bags since 2005. I've made my own and purchased sets that are ready to go, out of the box.

Once I discovered Ortlieb, I was hooked. This is my...
02-08-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,939
Views: 262,083
Posted By MMACH 5

No doubt that the thread in A&S will get moved...

No doubt that the thread in A&S will get moved here. Y'all feel free to get a head start with the debate....
02-07-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,995
Posted By MMACH 5

Salmon riding is absolutely unsafe. I am curious...

Salmon riding is absolutely unsafe. I am curious where you are seeing this as a common practice. As a commuter, I ride through Dallas every day and wrong-way riders are a rarity.
01-28-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,385
Posted By MMACH 5

Joey, I know you are not a fan of such measures,...

Joey, I know you are not a fan of such measures, taking the lane does help to deter most right-hooks. That being said, situational awareness is a cyclist's strongest safety tool. In my 13 years as a...
Forum: Commuting
01-17-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,831
Posted By MMACH 5

Maybe LimeBike could start up a dockless...

Maybe LimeBike could start up a dockless boat-share program. :)
Forum: Commuting
01-15-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,831
Posted By MMACH 5

This guy is actually doing on a daily basis. I'm...

This guy is actually doing on a daily basis. I'm a little jealous.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hr2h2HiH7zM
Forum: Commuting
11-30-18, 11:25 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 7,079
Posted By MMACH 5

I suppose so. When I first started bicycle...

I suppose so. When I first started bicycle commuting, if someone referred to me as a cyclist, I'd say, "Nah. I'm just a guy who rides a bike to work." I hated the idea of being associated with the...
Forum: Commuting
11-30-18, 11:14 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 7,079
Posted By MMACH 5

As a board member of BikeDFW, our local advocacy...

As a board member of BikeDFW, our local advocacy organization, we try and stay away from the word "cyclist." It can come off as kind of pretentious or exclusive to some. In our literature, any time...
Forum: Commuting
11-30-18, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 60,047
Posted By MMACH 5

My first post into this thread and this is about...

My first post into this thread and this is about my ride home on Tuesday night. I was about 2 miles from home, riding my year-old Kona Rove DL and started hearing an aweful clunking noise. It...
Forum: Commuting
11-28-18, 12:37 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 7,079
Posted By MMACH 5

Almost creepy how similar we are. (In a good...

Almost creepy how similar we are. (In a good way.)
My grandfather blew neon for a living in Wichita Falls, so he made countless neon Mobil horses for gas stations all over west Texas. And while it...
Forum: Commuting
11-28-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 7,079
Posted By MMACH 5

My wife and I have been a one-car family for most...

My wife and I have been a one-car family for most of our 30-year marriage. There were a few years that we lived 90 miles outside of town, so I had to have a car to get to work. For most of the...
11-13-18, 02:39 PM
Forum: Commuting
11-11-18, 11:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,002
Posted By MMACH 5

On the shoulders, I'd be absolutely comfortable...

On the shoulders, I'd be absolutely comfortable on those hwys. On some of my bike-camping trips into East Texas, the Farm Roads I was on lost their shoulders for a few miles and that was a bit...
10-30-18, 07:29 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,648
Posted By MMACH 5

People tend to side with whomever they can relate...

People tend to side with whomever they can relate to. Most folks can relate to being in a car, and seeing a cyclist blow a stop sign or just be in their way. Most folks can't relate to someone who...
10-26-18, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 517
Posted By MMACH 5

UPS bicycle delivery!

In the age of PDF files and Facetime meetings, bike messenger jobs were looking like a thing of the past. They are far more scarce than they used to be, but UPS sees the value in the concept......
Forum: Commuting
10-17-18, 10:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By MMACH 5

I've been getting this numerous times a day, this...

I've been getting this numerous times a day, this week, "You picked a hell of a day to ride your bike to work."
"I ride everyday."

These tires came, stock on my Kona Rove and I'm really digging...
09-28-18, 11:54 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 11,395
Posted By MMACH 5

I had an exchange with a local shuttle driver...

I had an exchange with a local shuttle driver about ten years ago.

https://www.bikeforums.net/commuting/448873-shuttle-driver-confrontation.html

After the exchange, I e-mailed the Irving police...
Forum: Commuting
09-27-18, 03:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,469
Posted By MMACH 5

This is fascinating. Thanks for sharing.

This is fascinating. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Commuting
09-27-18, 07:27 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 10,763
Posted By MMACH 5

How in the heck has this thread remained in the...

How in the heck has this thread remained in the Commuting forum for two whole months?

This should have been packed away to the Helmet Thread long ago.
Forum: Commuting
09-26-18, 01:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,469
Posted By MMACH 5

I live in a suburb and work in a suburb on the...

I live in a suburb and work in a suburb on the other side of Dallas. I guess I'm the odd bird who enjoys the extra time to either nap or read on the bus.
Forum: Commuting
09-26-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,469
Posted By MMACH 5

I take the bus almost every morning. I live 26...

I take the bus almost every morning. I live 26 miles from my office. That's two hours by bus and train. It's one hour, fifteen minutes by car. Most afternoons, it's about the same, but sometimes I...
Forum: Commuting
09-25-18, 01:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,469
Posted By MMACH 5

Companies can purchase monthly passes at a...

Companies can purchase monthly passes at a discounted rate to encourage their employees to use mass transit. I would have rather seen the money spent that way than adding more concrete.
Forum: Commuting
09-25-18, 11:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,469
Posted By MMACH 5

MORE parking--Ugh

Top, left of the attachment is the view from my office. I've worked here since 2003 and our parent company has owned the field, out front (and still does). It was said that they purchased the extra...
Forum: Commuting
09-20-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,899
Posted By MMACH 5

My kids got me a Light and Motion Urban 900 for...

My kids got me a Light and Motion Urban 900 for fathers day. I'm super happy with it.
Forum: Commuting
09-20-18, 07:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,918
Posted By MMACH 5

I love my Ortlieb Bike Shopper. I love it so...

I love my Ortlieb Bike Shopper. I love it so much, I bought a second one. They are bigger than what I usually carry (the green conversion bag I posted above). However, on the days when it is rainy or...
Forum: Commuting
09-19-18, 08:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,918
Posted By MMACH 5

From reading the OP, I'd not try fighting it out...

From reading the OP, I'd not try fighting it out with your employer or the cleaning crew. I would just lock the frame to the shower grab bar with the u-lock or wrap the cable around something to...
09-19-18, 08:16 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,028
Posted By MMACH 5

[/left][/left]Does that give the driver the right...

[/left][/left]Does that give the driver the right to squeeze past him giving him no place to go? Couldn't the same happen if he didn't wear the headphones?[/QUOTE]

This also implies that deaf...
Forum: Commuting
09-19-18, 07:50 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,421
Posted By MMACH 5

That makes for a great visual. : ) I have...

That makes for a great visual. : )


I have two of those and love them. I use them for camping and on days when rain is called for in the forecast. My laptop conversion bag will fit inside, when...
Forum: Commuting
09-17-18, 11:38 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,421
Posted By MMACH 5

Sorry. I had a busy weekend and couldn't get...

Sorry. I had a busy weekend and couldn't get around to documenting my bag conversion. Let me know if you have any questions.
Forum: Commuting
09-14-18, 02:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,421
Posted By MMACH 5

Absolutely. I'll get some better photos tonight...

Absolutely. I'll get some better photos tonight and post a better explanation of the conversion.
Forum: Commuting
09-14-18, 01:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,421
Posted By MMACH 5

I don't care for backpacks either. Most of them...

I don't care for backpacks either. Most of them are oversized, bulky and uncomfortable.
I did find this low-profile backpack:...
Forum: Commuting
09-14-18, 09:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,033
Posted By MMACH 5

That looks like an awesome system.

That looks like an awesome system.
Forum: Commuting
09-13-18, 01:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,033
Posted By MMACH 5

All fair assessments. What I saw in Seattle was...

All fair assessments. What I saw in Seattle was that the e-bikes being put out now by LimeBike were all the rage. A few factors come into play here that might help them continue to grow:
1) The fee...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-18, 09:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,033
Posted By MMACH 5

https://usa.streetsblog.org/2018/07/20/dallas-and-...

https://usa.streetsblog.org/2018/07/20/dallas-and-seattle-ride-the-dockless-bike-share-rollercoaster/
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