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10-24-22, 07:47 PM
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Posted By Maelochs

Hopkinton? Marlboro?

Hopkinton? Marlboro?
10-23-22, 06:14 AM
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Views: 5,884
Posted By Maelochs

Oh, yeah .... it is a learned response which...

Oh, yeah .... it is a learned response which took me years to adopt and it is far from perfected .... Rumor has it that I might have responded in ways which might get an "R" or "NC-17" rating after...
10-20-22, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Maelochs

I have learned to laugh when drivers are idiots...

I have learned to laugh when drivers are idiots or else they win.
10-18-22, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Maelochs

All my favorite biking roads have no lane .... ...

All my favorite biking roads have no lane .... just a fog line, sometimes not even an inch of pavement to the right of it .... but they are the best roads of riding when there aren't cars. So many...
10-16-22, 07:36 PM
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Posted By Maelochs

I should snap some pics of similar sites where i...

I should snap some pics of similar sites where i ride .... but we have all seen it. Definitely the best part of your ride, I'd imagine.
10-07-22, 10:31 AM
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Views: 5,884
Posted By Maelochs

There are a lot of reasons dedicated bike lanes...

There are a lot of reasons dedicated bike lanes don't get built in a lot of places and land cost is one of them. To actually connect all the different locations where cyclists need or want to go,...
09-28-22, 01:13 PM
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Posted By Maelochs

Let's hope he is out driving, sees himself...

Let's hope he is out driving, sees himself riding, runs himself over, and gets life in prison.
09-28-22, 10:56 AM
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Posted By Maelochs

Considering that you also ride a bike on the...

Considering that you also ride a bike on the road, I would say you have severe issues.
09-28-22, 08:04 AM
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Views: 5,884
Posted By Maelochs

Yes .... I have run across all those .... makes...

Yes .... I have run across all those .... makes you wonder how hard it is to gut a traffic engineering job.
09-27-22, 02:44 PM
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Views: 5,884
Posted By Maelochs

Seriously? Under what circumstances would this...

Seriously? Under what circumstances would this Ever be a good place to ride a bike?

I don't have rsbob's litany of research (science is fake anyway .... and so are birds) but I know that the...
09-24-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,884
Posted By Maelochs

I assumed he meant head-on drivers turning left...

I assumed he meant head-on drivers turning left across his path .... but once again, if you are in their way enough, they will often give up right of way, because the headaches of killing a cyclist ...
09-24-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,884
Posted By Maelochs

He means "Get out of the bike lane and into the...

He means "Get out of the bike lane and into the traffic lane if it will help people Not hit you."

If you nearly got hit, something went wrong. Blame the driver, or the other driver, or the traffic...
09-24-22, 12:10 PM
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Views: 5,884
Posted By Maelochs

Actually, in another thread on this site, the...

Actually, in another thread on this site, the experts have determined that flashing front lights irritate drivers and make them want to hit cyclists.

Basic take-away---riding in traffic is...
09-21-22, 09:39 AM
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Views: 5,884
Posted By Maelochs

How are you going to teach your children to walk...

How are you going to teach your children to walk safely on city streets? How are you going to teach your children Anything?

Sorry if you think teaching your kids survival techniques is a waste of...
09-19-22, 08:31 AM
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Views: 5,884
Posted By Maelochs

And if the bike lane is blocked, totally...

And if the bike lane is blocked, totally impassable ... the cyclist just stands there?

I did a short bit of online searching but I didn't ever see the actual statute--I know how to search for US...
09-16-22, 07:21 AM
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Views: 5,884
Posted By Maelochs

Exactly .... I am not saying everyone should do...

Exactly .... I am not saying everyone should do this ... as Mr. Eastwood tells us, "A good man knows his limitations ... " :D

But ....

If I cannot tell when it is safe to signal a car to...
09-15-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,884
Posted By Maelochs

yeah, but you would be able to argue, because you...

yeah, but you would be able to argue, because you would be alive.
Those low barriers are the worst. Cars going fast enough can cross them, although with complete loss of control and considerable...
09-15-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,884
Posted By Maelochs

Too many times I have had a vehicle folow right...

Too many times I have had a vehicle folow right behind me, unwilling to pass, while six or seven more cars lien up ... experience has shown me that it is not good to hold up a line of cars ... the...
09-15-22, 12:03 PM
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Views: 5,884
Posted By Maelochs

Get those clouds off my lawn!!!

Get those clouds off my lawn!!!
09-15-22, 09:42 AM
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Posted By Maelochs

^ Those are all bike lanes.

^ Those are all bike lanes.
09-15-22, 09:27 AM
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Views: 5,884
Posted By Maelochs

I use a lot of (other-than-single-digit) hand...

I use a lot of (other-than-single-digit) hand signals to let cars know that I know they are there and that I am paying attention. if I am coming to a blind curve and take the lane, I will signal...
09-15-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,884
Posted By Maelochs

Connecticut:...

Connecticut: (https://www.cga.ct.gov/current/pub/chap_248.htm#sec_14-286)
Sec. 14-286b. (Emphasis added)
Operation of bicycles, electric bicycles and electric foot scooters on roadways....
09-14-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,884
Posted By Maelochs

Yup, stupid bike lanes are a great way to get...

Yup, stupid bike lanes are a great way to get crippled .... back when cities started painting bike lanes, most fo the time they were way too smart to ask an actual cyclist .... so you get people...
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