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07-13-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,912
Posted By noimagination

Sorry, I can see I have to explain. I listed...

Sorry, I can see I have to explain.

I listed the sentences in my post to demonstrate that the word "accident" does not mean an event that could not have been avoided, as you contended (but for...
07-13-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,912
Posted By noimagination

So, the actual, literal, documented definition,...

So, the actual, literal, documented definition, you say, "doesn't exist". While we're supposed to instead define the word based on your interpretation supported by nothing other than your say-so and...
07-13-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,912
Posted By noimagination

Please show me where I am "attempt(ing) to divert...

Please show me where I am "attempt(ing) to divert responsibility". I have no opinion on whether or not the incident described in the original post was an accident or not, and nowhere do I try to...
07-13-22, 05:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,912
Posted By noimagination

Cherry picking. YOU skipped over this part:...

Cherry picking. YOU skipped over this part: "lack of intention or necessity".

Again, you all are distorting the DEFINITION of accident. This is not opinion, or interpretation. This is the...
07-12-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,912
Posted By noimagination

You all are doing violence to the English...

You all are doing violence to the English language. You are changing the definition of a basic word to fit your prejudices. While you are entitled to your own opinion, you are not entitled to your...
06-13-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,476
Posted By veganbikes

Sadly it is tough to tell a bicycle or e-bike...

Sadly it is tough to tell a bicycle or e-bike from a throttled moped. This is a throttled moped. It is sad they took up the entire sidewalk but I wouldn't be surprised if they rode it on the sidewalk...
06-13-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,476
Posted By thumpism

Real cyclists who are seriously overloaded...

Real cyclists who are seriously overloaded generally show more consideration when parking on the sidewalk....
06-13-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,476
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Thatís the term Iíve been looking for. I am...

Thatís the term Iíve been looking for. I am getting very tired of gigantic fat tired electric powered vehicles zooming dangerously around on my local MUP. Now I have a pejorative term I can use....
06-11-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,305
Posted By Chuck M

I was unable to finish. I cut a tire at about 75...

I was unable to finish. I cut a tire at about 75 miles, replaced the tube and made it to the next rest stop 10 miles away. There they had a floor pump and once it was pumped to proper pressure, the...
05-10-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 865
Posted By tomato coupe

You can certainly use a gravel frame with...

You can certainly use a gravel frame with multiple sets of wheels to cover a variety of terrain. I can install 1 of 3 sets of wheels on my Aspero (with 25, 32 and 38 mm tires) without having to...
Forum: Touring
04-23-22, 04:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,144
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Sounds like (1) you have not quit touring, (2)...

Sounds like (1) you have not quit touring, (2) everything that was packed on the bike stayed packed on the bike, and (3) nothing broke. So in that regard this was a success. Great. When you have...
03-10-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,975
Posted By livedarklions

No, it is not. No, it does not. It makes a...

No, it is not. No, it does not.

It makes a good case for not trying to get across a barbed wire fence to trespass with a bicycle.
03-07-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,911
Posted By Koyote

Are you sure that's not an old Rube Goldberg...

Are you sure that's not an old Rube Goldberg sketch?
03-05-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,402
Posted By sweeks

Well, that's true *unless* the confidence is...

Well, that's true *unless* the confidence is excessive or unwarranted. :D
02-24-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,708
Posted By livedarklions

My best advice is that you will probably learn...

My best advice is that you will probably learn more from riding around with an experienced rider for an hour or two than you would from any number of hours of reading. Safe cycling is an art, not a...
02-21-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,373
Posted By mr_bill

This barely has anything to do with cycling, but....

This barely has anything to do with cycling, but.

We have more people in my town's 5 square miles than in all of Des Moines County's 530 square miles. And we are far more diverse, though that's a...
02-21-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,373
Posted By livedarklions

What are you trying to say without saying here? ...

What are you trying to say without saying here?

These areas are often very diverse in income, race, ethnicity, whatever, I really think you have no idea what big metropolitan areas are like these...
02-19-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,581
Posted By work4bike

I understand that, but the links I provided above...

I understand that, but the links I provided above clearly shows cyclists lawfully able to leave the bike lane for making a left turn and for not passing a car on the inside while it's making a right...
02-18-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 907
Posted By SparkyBeacon

Year 2029

Awesome idea! I just put a reminder on my calendar. When my 2-1/2 year-old grand-daughter turns 10, I need to consider shopping for a bike that fits this theme. Who knows if bikes will be wrenchable...
02-18-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 907
Posted By CliffordK

My brother's first road bike was a little 24"...

My brother's first road bike was a little 24" Gitane, I think. 5-speed.

Dad wanted to convert it to racing, so he bought some lightweight aluminum rims, aluminum hubs, and I think double butted...
02-09-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,356
Posted By livedarklions

This logic is really faulty. It assumes that the...

This logic is really faulty. It assumes that the primary thing keeping Bob in his car and off the ebike is the cost of the ebike. That might be true of the off-the-ebike part, but it's highly...
02-08-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,356
Posted By 50PlusCycling

If you've studied economics, you'll know the term...

If you've studied economics, you'll know the term "There are no free lunches." You may think that a $1500 tax credit is a good thing, but that credit must be made up for elsewhere, and what you think...
02-08-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,373
Posted By gpburdell

Asking with all seriousness: How would you...

Asking with all seriousness:

How would you suggest they get across Peachtree Creek going northbound?

Northside Drive? Piedmont Rd? US41? Buford Highway? Wade across?

There aren’t many...
02-08-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,373
Posted By noisebeam

[/list] You touch on the reason why it is more...

[/list]
You touch on the reason why it is more courteous to ride center in a non sharable lane vs. in the far right. An approaching driver will know from a good distance back that they can not pass...
02-08-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,373
Posted By JW Fas

Dash cams don't record vertical video, and they...

Dash cams don't record vertical video, and they typically have overlays showing speed, GPS data, date/time, and sometimes the brand name.
02-06-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,373
Posted By Bald Paul

Try this: ...

Try this:
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/267x352/capture_9103b43fb4ef1b36d25f4dc0ffe6b21e6c13ec96.jpg
02-06-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,373
Posted By genejockey

There's no bike lane, and almost no shoulder....

There's no bike lane, and almost no shoulder. There's no room to pass a cyclist safely without entering the other lane, and there IS another lane. A SINGLE rider should take the lane.

I thought...
02-06-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,373
Posted By SalsaShark

Just use the other lane and pass them....seems...

Just use the other lane and pass them....seems easy enough, no?
01-28-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,901
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Under the charging port for your Di2 battery.

Under the charging port for your Di2 battery.
01-27-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By Dave Mayer

Nipples too long: On inexpensive single-wall...

Nipples too long: On inexpensive single-wall rims, the spokes cannot protrude above the nipples, or the sharp ends will get through the rim strip and puncture the tube. On double-wall rims, I have...
01-23-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,901
Posted By ussprinceton

I find superior bikes on CraigsList for the price...

I find superior bikes on CraigsList for the price of WalMart bikes
Forum: Northeast
01-23-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By 808HIcycler

Training for Mt Washington

I will be registering for the Mount Washington Hill Climb this year and am looking for suggestions on place to train in Connecticut, Southeastern part specifically. I would like something in the...
01-23-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 532
Posted By N2deep

Maybe, just maybe, a few pictures and a clear...

Maybe, just maybe, a few pictures and a clear description of the tools and what your trying to accomplish would help us help you.
01-20-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,322
Posted By Comfort is King

Did you even read any of the articles? It doesn't...

Did you even read any of the articles? It doesn't seem like you did. We should feel bad because as of just a couple of years ago, a delivery person could deliver on a free or extremely cheap bike....
01-19-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,322
Posted By Comfort is King

Let me ask to this: how would you feel if you...

Let me ask to this: how would you feel if you were one on the fastest cyclists on the city and your delivery turf was a fifteen block radius. All of a sudden, unless you have an e-bike that costs two...
01-19-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,291
Posted By GhostRider62

All hills are different but let's say the hill is...

All hills are different but let's say the hill is steady at 8% but there is a pitch at 12%, I was not suggesting accelerating but merely increasing power some in order not too lose too much momentum....
01-18-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,291
Posted By Cdst

yeah mathematically this checks out. a 500 ft...

yeah mathematically this checks out. a 500 ft steep section will take more seconds than a 500 ft flat section, and if doubling the power doubles the speed then there is more time to be saved on the...
01-18-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,291
Posted By woodcraft

I tend to leave a little in reserve until the...

I tend to leave a little in reserve until the last chunk, then use up whatever gas is left- better than starting too hard, and bogging down at the end.

There is a hill on a regular route, about...
01-14-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,901
Posted By RayHenry

This is a very interesting topic, and one that...

This is a very interesting topic, and one that really has no end of arguments. I'll weigh in here as a father of 4, step-father of 2, and grandfather of 4. So I've seen my share of kids growing up on...
01-02-22, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,035
Posted By Bikewolf

One Wheel to ride them all, snowfun

Snow, fun, the adventure continues in 2022 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSL4KzTMqr0
12-06-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,700
Posted By noisebeam

Designed well means they go to all the...

Designed well means they go to all the residential and businesses locations. I can ride all over, across, up and down and around and to/from various cities here on a network of hundreds of miles of...
12-05-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,700
Posted By Alligator

And the real question is whether they plow the...

And the real question is whether they plow the path when it snows.
12-01-21, 04:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,206
Posted By rumrunn6

cool. I was looking at their lower boots/shoes....

cool. I was looking at their lower boots/shoes. I'd rather not have something so large if I can avoid it &* if a lower shoe can still provide the same amount of insulation. I don't see "200 gram"...
10-17-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,818
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

This "sort of bike lane" is a sharrow which does...

This "sort of bike lane" is a sharrow which does mean bicyles can be expected, but of course so is the collary, motor vehicles can be expected too. Most certainly any cyclist with a lick of...
10-17-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,818
Posted By CliffordK

The door was not opened into a traffic lane, nor...

The door was not opened into a traffic lane, nor a bike lane.

It was opened into a narrow buffer area marked as a door zone.

The law above doesn't apply.
10-14-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,818
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

There is always the alternative of assuming that...

There is always the alternative of assuming that this incident is unique to rideshare drivers discharging passengers on city streets and blaming this incident on ride share corporation policies or...
10-14-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,818
Posted By prj71

Or living in some alternate universe like you do?

Or living in some alternate universe like you do?
10-14-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,818
Posted By prj71

The cyclists didn't get hit by a motor vehicle. ...

The cyclists didn't get hit by a motor vehicle. The cyclist hit a stopped motor vehicle.
10-09-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,818
Posted By billridesbikes

livedarklions You’ve seen the video. Would you...

livedarklions You’ve seen the video. Would you have shot that gap?
10-09-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,818
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Every issue is a bicycle safety issue if you try...

Every issue is a bicycle safety issue if you try hard enough. I suggest you take your concerns about ride share corporate policies to the P&R or perhaps FOO discussion list. Those policies have zilch...
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