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03-21-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By mr_bill

Just to make it work, I played with the limit...

Just to make it work, I played with the limit screw and now I’m running a quite unconventional 2x1 50/34 x 14.

Buys me time to find out how much a proper fix is going to cost.

So, yeah, running...
Forum: Northeast
03-20-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 855,534
Posted By mr_bill

Not a snapped shift cable. Missing shift cable...

Not a snapped shift cable. Missing shift cable stop. Sigh.

https://i.imgur.com/BORDIp1.jpg?1

-mr. bill
03-20-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By mr_bill

Rear Shift Cable Stop gone missing - Scott CR-1 Pro

Thought I'd snapped a shift cable until I took a closer look. Is it as bad news as I think it is?

Thanks.

Shift cable stop under chain stay is missing:
https://i.imgur.com/BORDIp1.jpg?1

...
03-20-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 770
Posted By mr_bill

A resident of Long Island, Schlichting is...

A resident of Long Island, Schlichting is remembered as an avid cyclist and traffic safety proponent who played an instrumental role in the launch of several New York City cycling institutions.
...
Forum: Northeast
03-20-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 855,534
Posted By mr_bill

Fresh Durian...

Fresh Durian (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Durian) is on sale for $9.99/lb. But I think bringing one home might be more unwise than bringing a Seven home.

First thing I got asked at PT yesterday,...
03-19-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,316
Posted By mr_bill

To a first approximation, the intersection of the...

To a first approximation, the intersection of the set of people who can drive a Maserati and the set of people who can purchase a Maserati is the null set.

But people who drive Maseratis, no...
03-19-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,316
Posted By mr_bill

This thread is “about” interstate highways. There...

This thread is “about” interstate highways. There are how many grade crossings on interstate highways in the US?

-mr. bill
03-19-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,587
Posted By mr_bill

He amended it years ago. Maybe you all might want...

He amended it years ago. Maybe you all might want to actually read the blog before you fauxrage?

-mr. bill
03-19-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 818
Posted By mr_bill

I’ve “played” dodgem with lots of auto flotsum...

I’ve “played” dodgem with lots of auto flotsum and jetsam, sometimes even in the travel lane. Just wondering out loud if maybe the bumper was not attached to a Camaro at the time of the crash, not...
03-19-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,193
Posted By mr_bill

Science: Evaluation of a novel bicycle helmet...

Science: Evaluation of a novel bicycle helmet concept in oblique impact testing...
03-18-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,193
Posted By mr_bill

The lower left corner of the teaser: ...

The lower left corner of the teaser:
https://i.imgur.com/8VYuMMG.png

-mr. bill
Forum: Northeast
03-18-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 855,534
Posted By mr_bill

Rode to WFM on Saturday in Fresh Pond to gather...

Rode to WFM on Saturday in Fresh Pond to gather the last of the St. Patrick's Day supplies. Didn't bring my poles for the first time (since I'd only be walking from the "parking" to the store), but...
Forum: Northeast
03-18-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 855,534
Posted By mr_bill

Unfortunately for me, my strongest asthma...

Unfortunately for me, my strongest asthma triggers are diesel soot, cigar smoke and marijuana smoke.

The first has been declining for years. The Chevette diesels have all but departed the planet....
Forum: Northeast
03-16-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 855,534
Posted By mr_bill

Yesterday first joy ride to Boston. (Well, it was...

Yesterday first joy ride to Boston. (Well, it was really an errand run to Hmart, but took the long way from Harvard Square.)

Surprised by the Mass Ave bike lane changes when I crossed the Harvard...
03-14-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,972
Posted By mr_bill

Tonight while driving a *gasp* motor vehicle home...

Tonight while driving a *gasp* motor vehicle home I came across a person on a bicycle making a left turn. The light ahead just turned red. There were seven people in cars behind me who would also...
03-14-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,316
Posted By mr_bill

Safety systems are not magic. In 2012 in the...

Safety systems are not magic.

In 2012 in the United States, there were roughly five and a half million motor vehicle crashes, about two million vehicle occupants were injured, and about 22,000...
03-14-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,316
Posted By mr_bill

I think more relevance than speeding on limited...

I think more relevance than speeding on limited access highways has to bicycling advocacy or bicycling safety.


-mr. bill
03-14-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,316
Posted By mr_bill

First, I almost never see pedestrians on limited...

First, I almost never see pedestrians on limited access highways. As in, I can't remember the last time I saw someone walking on a limited access highway.

Second, no matter the many breathless...
03-13-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By mr_bill

I'm sure I've forgotten some, I travel way too...

I'm sure I've forgotten some, I travel way too much for business:

I've used bike share in London (docked), Frankfurt (dockless), Seoul (docked), Taipei (docked), Chicago (docked), Seattle...
03-13-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,316
Posted By mr_bill

The speed limit is 70 mph. Nobody drives the...

The speed limit is 70 mph. Nobody drives the speed limit. You never drive faster than 70 mph. All three of these statements can not be true.

(BTW, how many pedestrians on I-10?)

Zero Target...
Forum: Northeast
03-13-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 855,534
Posted By mr_bill

Metro Boston: Good ride today? Pills & Ills...

Metro Boston: Good ride today? Pills & Ills edition (MB:Grt? P&I edition):

Still doing weekly PT, but they strongly encourage me to NOT ride outside whenever I might encounter snow or ice. Which...
03-13-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,388
Posted By mr_bill

Bill Text...

Bill Text (https://legiscan.com/TN/text/HB1220/2019)

-mr. bill
03-12-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,000
Posted By mr_bill

It's yellow unicorn season. Road Runner ...

It's yellow unicorn season.

Road Runner

That's why they always take the lane.

-mr. bill
03-12-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,452
Posted By mr_bill

Only if you wear a too small balaclava. -mr....

Only if you wear a too small balaclava.

-mr. bill
03-12-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,388
Posted By mr_bill

Get off my festival!...

Get off my festival! (https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/11/18260154/austin-scooters-bird-lime-uber-jump-sxsw-2019-dangerous-future-urban-transit)

-mr. bill
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