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06-24-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,981
Posted By Daniel4

Of course it's the same thing. Some people...

Of course it's the same thing. Some people (especially motorists and cyclists who won't ride on the road) would say to avoid getting run over just stay off the road.

And then there's the cop...
06-22-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,981
Posted By Daniel4

Let's pose the question another way: If you...

Let's pose the question another way:

If you get run over, whose fault is it? Cyclist or driver?

No conditions,no "it depends", etc. The OP didn't state any.
06-20-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,981
Posted By Daniel4

Of course he should not be riding in the door...

Of course he should not be riding in the door zone to begin with. However, how far out should he be riding and then getting side-swiped on the left by an inattentive bad driver? To avoid that, take...
06-19-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,981
Posted By Daniel4

Anybody who blames the cyclists for being in the...

Anybody who blames the cyclists for being in the door-zone is absolving all drivers of their responsibility to look before opening the doorm

Furthermore, such logic is what bad drivers use to...
06-17-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By Daniel4

ditto. Must include on-road cycling experience. ...

ditto. Must include on-road cycling experience. Been saying that for years.

Strict and serious traffic enforcement of motor vehicles.
Forum: Commuting
06-15-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,091
Posted By Daniel4

Hit and run today killed at cyclist. The police...

Hit and run today killed at cyclist. The police is asking the public to identify the offender. I guess action cameras facing front and back of the bicycle would help in a case like this.
...
06-14-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By Daniel4

Maybe it's a regional thing. Today I was...

Maybe it's a regional thing.

Today I was driving along a road similar to the one described. The oncoming traffic was blocked by a parked a car and I instinctively steered further to the right. The...
06-11-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Daniel4

No matter what you're looking at, pay attention...

No matter what you're looking at, pay attention to the little details:

1) batteries, how long does one charge last? One hour isn't a long time so it's a hassle changing or charging the battery....
06-10-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By Daniel4

No, I don't have any bad feelings toward...

No, I don't have any bad feelings toward Kryptonite. I lost my keys at a particularly bad time, so I was prepared to be patient. I'm glad it worked out.

The only keys now missing are for my Abus...
06-10-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By Daniel4

Got my replacement keys from Kryptonite

I had lost my set of bicycle keys in February. I had kept my bicycle keys separate from my house and car keys. When I go riding, my bike keys are in my fanny pack with some other quick access stuff...
06-08-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By Daniel4

Those aren't bad ideas. I've long thought about...

Those aren't bad ideas. I've long thought about this kind of thing. I wear prescription eyeglasses and switching to sunglassed or putting wraparound sunglasses on top has been a bit of an...
06-05-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 942
Posted By Daniel4

I was curious so I just Googled it. Lynching...

I was curious so I just Googled it.

Lynching is not a crime. How?
05-22-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,194
Posted By Daniel4

Helmet light. 300 lumens. So you light up what...

Helmet light. 300 lumens. So you light up what you are looking at. 300 lumens will light up an unlit trail at night. Rear helmet light that flashes.

Reflector straps for your wrists and ankles...
05-21-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,525
Posted By Daniel4

Although it's not wise to talk back to a cop,...

Although it's not wise to talk back to a cop, even if you're the one filing the complaint, I would have thought that I'd expect people with valid drivers licences to still obey the Highway Traffic...
05-21-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,525
Posted By Daniel4

Open Carry Stand My Ground Stand Behind...

Open Carry

Stand My Ground

Stand Behind Our Troops

Just on my way to pick up my Humvee
Forum: Commuting
05-21-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By Daniel4

In Ontario and Quebec, troops from the Canadian...

In Ontario and Quebec, troops from the Canadian Armed Forces were brought in to help in Long Term Health facilities (nursing homes) and now 28 of them have caught Covid-19.

Meanwhile is the US,...
05-19-20, 03:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,692
Posted By Daniel4

Riding on the road is dangerous only when there's...

Riding on the road is dangerous only when there's another car on the road.

Road driving is dangerous even if you're the only car on the road.
Forum: Commuting
05-17-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Daniel4

I had considered overshoes before. For their...

I had considered overshoes before. For their price, I think it's easier just to change shoes for the weather or season.
05-17-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 579
Posted By Daniel4

Lights: Very bright, 300 lumens helmet light...

Lights: Very bright, 300 lumens
helmet light and down tube light

Cameras: able to read licence plates in the next lane, long lasting batteries (more than two hours), spare batteries and separate...
05-15-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,553
Posted By Daniel4

Yes we do. The driver is dangerous--bad...

Yes we do. The driver is dangerous--bad operation of an extremely lethal instrument.
05-15-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,553
Posted By Daniel4

How about Bad driver using his...

How about

Bad driver using his tractor-trailer collided with and killed a person on a bicycle?
05-14-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,832
Posted By Daniel4

I would put the 1965 Omar Sharif movie Genghis...

I would put the 1965 Omar Sharif movie Genghis Khan way up there. Except for Genghis Khan, all of the Asian characters were played by Europeans. His wife was a blonde-haired French.
05-13-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By Daniel4

Your gym is still open during quarantine?

Your gym is still open during quarantine?
05-13-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,861
Posted By Daniel4

Ironic how he blew past red lights and maybe stop...

Ironic how he blew past red lights and maybe stop signs but you caught up with him more than once.

There are plenty of threads that discuss how some riders don't think road signs apply to cyclists...
05-13-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,832
Posted By Daniel4

Well, it looks like people will continue to be...

Well, it looks like people will continue to be inconsiderate because it's their perogative or their right to do so.
05-13-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,115
Posted By Daniel4

I wore earbuds once. I couldn't hear what was...

I wore earbuds once. I couldn't hear what was playing due to the ambient road noise so I cranked it up. Then when I was done riding, I realized how loud it was and at a level way too high for normal...
05-13-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,031
Posted By Daniel4

Paraphrasing another old saying:" Nobody uses...

Paraphrasing another old saying:" Nobody uses MUPs anymore. They are too crowded."
05-11-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,553
Posted By Daniel4

It's not a matter of how much more carefully you...

It's not a matter of how much more carefully you are riding. It's a matter of bad drivers being just as careless as before. Some drivers are even driving worse since there are so much fewer cars...
05-09-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 978
Posted By Daniel4

Thanks. I'll be investigating Sach-Huret...

Thanks. I'll be investigating Sach-Huret odometers.
Forum: Commuting
05-09-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,295
Posted By Daniel4

No but I keep losing the mounting screw that goes...

No but I keep losing the mounting screw that goes on the frame at the rear wheel. I keep forgetting to double-check it before and after all my rides or to just pour glue all over it.
05-08-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 978
Posted By Daniel4

Flip Flop Rider and jlaw: I already have a...

Flip Flop Rider and jlaw:

I already have a GPS. Stopped using it as well as smartphone apps. Too many things to turn on and off. Too many things on my handlebar.

Freeranger:

I found those...
05-07-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 978
Posted By Daniel4

Nope. I just googled. Couldn't find what you...

Nope. I just googled. Couldn't find what you found. Can you give me the link?
05-06-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 978
Posted By Daniel4

Mechanical odometer

I'm posting here because most of us old folks may still remember these things. You attach it onto the front fork of your bike and as the wheel turns, the spinner advances the numbers. Simple. ...
05-03-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,031
Posted By Daniel4

We're supposed to still be in lock-down but the...

We're supposed to still be in lock-down but the trails are full of people. The authorities have blocked park the entrances but people are finding alternate places to park and walk in anyways.

I...
04-28-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,099
Posted By Daniel4

I just ran across this video the other day. It's...

I just ran across this video the other day. It's very recent.

https://youtu.be/XJWOIlSyjcE

Campark V30 $99
I googled the specs and it says the battery life can be 4hours.

It comes with...
Forum: Commuting
04-26-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,091
Posted By Daniel4

If you search for bicycle cameras in Youtube, all...

If you search for bicycle cameras in Youtube, all you'll get are demonstrations of bicycle races and tours. The only video devoted to bicycle safety is for the Cyclique Fly. But that costs really up...
04-24-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,031
Posted By Daniel4

Call the construction company and complain. Take...

Call the construction company and complain. Take pictures where they can park.
04-22-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By Daniel4

Getting back on topic, Brampton is a suburban...

Getting back on topic, Brampton is a suburban town of Toronto.

Brampton does what Toronto won’t do: closes road lanes to make space for pedestrians...
Forum: Commuting
04-20-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,139
Posted By Daniel4

And some people ride in city traffic to get to...

And some people ride in city traffic to get to off road trails.
Forum: Commuting
04-12-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,139
Posted By Daniel4

I have a tail light on the back of my helmet and...

I have a tail light on the back of my helmet and it's always on. My tail light at the back of my bike is always on. I also wear reflector bands on my ankles and wrists as well as a reflector vest....
04-12-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,547
Posted By Daniel4

With so little space given, I wonder how...

With so little space given, I wonder how motorists feel if someone "accidentally" scratched up the paint job on his luxury vehicle because he's so close. Maybe they don't care.
04-10-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,547
Posted By Daniel4

No doubt, you'd want a loud electric horn just to...

No doubt, you'd want a loud electric horn just to walk around with. I've come across motorists who literally try to nudge pedestrians over while they were still crossing the street. A super high...
04-08-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,547
Posted By Daniel4

My bells and horns are attached so the tabs and...

My bells and horns are attached so the tabs and push buttons are right under my thumb when I'm holding the handlebar with both hands. I can dodge and avoid motor vehicles AND sound my horn at the...
04-08-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,547
Posted By Daniel4

Because you'd be busy politely ringing the bike...

Because you'd be busy politely ringing the bike bell.
04-07-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,031
Posted By Daniel4

Wait a minute. You already had two fatal or near...

Wait a minute. You already had two fatal or near fatal incidences going at 20 mph on shared paths with pedestrians (not cars) and you're yelling at other people for their inattentiveness?!

It...
04-07-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,547
Posted By Daniel4

Looks interesting. I Googled "Po-ly outdoor...

Looks interesting. I Googled "Po-ly outdoor products store Bicycle Horn Bike Bell Electric" and couldn't find anything else except on Aliexpress. Nothing about the company "Po-Ly Outdoor Products...
04-06-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By Daniel4

It's cheaper writing a new law and publicizing it...

It's cheaper writing a new law and publicizing it than to send everyone back to driving school reminding them all how to drive safely in these situations.
04-06-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,090
Posted By Daniel4

The first article did not reference any driver. ...

The first article did not reference any driver. That is not uncommon in many articles about auto collisions. Normally, I facetiously suggest that those collisions involved self-driving cars and...
04-06-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,801
Posted By Daniel4

Regardless if it's the 1930s Great Depression or...

Regardless if it's the 1930s Great Depression or the 2008 Financial Crisis or any other recession in between, you can be sure there will be government infrastructure spending to kick-start the...
04-06-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,885
Posted By Daniel4

If part of your ride is through a park trail at...

If part of your ride is through a park trail at night you'll need about 250 lumen wide beam.

My peeve with modern electrics is that all the controls is with one button. On the road, I forget how...
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