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Forum: Commuting
10-06-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,071
Posted By grolby

The USA is overall a lot less dense than Western...

The USA is overall a lot less dense than Western Europe, but we also have a greater number of large, densely populated cities. The Northeast Megalopis...
10-05-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,048
Posted By Phil_gretz

He is incredulous that you placed emphasis on...

He is incredulous that you placed emphasis on inseam/leg length. This is a minor factor, and quite adjustable on most bikes.

The more important measure, and the more difficult/costly to overcome,...
10-04-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,048
Posted By Moisture

Don't look at the seat tube length. The stack...

Don't look at the seat tube length. The stack and length will be far more accurate in demonstrating the fit of a bike.
10-04-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,048
Posted By bruce19

Forget height. What's your inseam. Start there....

Forget height. What's your inseam. Start there. My inseam is 32.5" and my height is 5'9". A 54-55 frame is perfect for me. But, I can also ride up to a 58 with modification.
10-03-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,048
Posted By cyclist2000

Go to both websites and do the bike fit guide. I...

Go to both websites and do the bike fit guide. I did that and the Trek would be a 60 and the specialized, I would be a 61 cm
10-03-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,595
Posted By Milton Keynes

But where's all the argument & bickering? ...

But where's all the argument & bickering?

*edit* Never mind, it came afterwards.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 20,091
Views: 4,435,299
Posted By GreatDane84

Domane SL6. 😃

Domane SL6. 😃
Forum: Commuting
09-29-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,638
Posted By RubeRad

Yes, there's a legal definition of 'Yield' that...

Yes, there's a legal definition of 'Yield' that remains the same. Yield never means 'go no matter what', it always means 'proceed only if safe'
09-29-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,098
Posted By Troul

it's hit or miss. I attempt with a few flicks of...

it's hit or miss. I attempt with a few flicks of the bell. Most of the time the rider just is too consumed into the ride that they don't pay any attention or they just try & speed up. I don't let...
Forum: Commuting
09-28-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,071
Posted By Harhir

Being from Germany and living in the US I can for...

Being from Germany and living in the US I can for sure say these are different worlds. I live in a metropolitan area with close to 8 million people and which spans over 9,000 square miles or 24,000...
Forum: Commuting
09-23-20, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,071
Posted By Bike Gremlin

I've been living car-less for about 2 decades....

I've been living car-less for about 2 decades. Not because of some eco-friendly statement, but because, in my city, it's impractical. Flat, relatively small in size (2nd largest in my country...
Forum: Commuting
09-22-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,071
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Your impression is largely true, especially in...

Your impression is largely true, especially in the midwest and west US.

For instance, where I work, the average commute for most of the people I personally know in this building (~20 people), I...
Forum: Commuting
09-20-20, 12:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,071
Posted By Bike Gremlin

My first impression was: why would anyone NOT do...

My first impression was: why would anyone NOT do it like the Dutch?!
Although - from what I could understand (hear and read), people in the US commute over distances that are a lot larger - on...
Forum: Commuting
09-19-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,071
Posted By tyrion

All those traffic optimizations reduce energy...

All those traffic optimizations reduce energy consumption and increase safety. Win/win.
Forum: Commuting
09-19-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,071
Posted By Bike Gremlin

Dutch traffic light design/use

I think this is brilliant, enjoyed watching it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knbVWXzL4-4
Forum: Commuting
09-16-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,638
Posted By Helldorado

As a resident of WA State, I applaud this...

As a resident of WA State, I applaud this decision (but what took them so long?).
Forum: Commuting
09-16-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,638
Posted By pdlamb

Eh well, no big deal. A sizeable minority of...

Eh well, no big deal. A sizeable minority of non-cycling motorists don't know it's legal for a cyclist to ride on the streets and roads.
Forum: Commuting
09-15-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,638
Posted By RubeRad

That reminds me, back when there was a push for...

That reminds me, back when there was a push for this in CA, I was thinking about putting together a pitch to bring to a public city council meeting for my small suburban city (about 50K)
Forum: Commuting
09-15-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,638
Posted By HardyWeinberg

Idaho stop

Idaho stop (treat Stop signs as Yield) legal in WA now

https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article245635760.html
09-07-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,160
Posted By atwl77

If I remember correctly, some Cateye lights such...

If I remember correctly, some Cateye lights such as the Omni 3 came with a round plastic tube adapter accessory (it looks like a small circular plastic tube that's been cut along its length);...
09-07-20, 03:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,053
Posted By atwl77

Aftershokz Aeropex bone-conducting headphones. Is...

Aftershokz Aeropex bone-conducting headphones. Is weather-proof and has all the controls that you mentioned.
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