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08-13-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 337
Posted By Daniel4

These aren't stupid things I've said. Instead,...

These aren't stupid things I've said. Instead, these are things I had to say in stupid situations.

1) There are parking spaces right over there.
2) This is a diamond lane.
3) See that No Parking...
08-12-22, 09:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 337
Posted By Daniel4

That's not stupid at all. I had to yell it out...

That's not stupid at all. I had to yell it out once too.
08-12-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,067
Posted By Daniel4

Aren't you the one describing how few cars were...

Aren't you the one describing how few cars were on this road? And it sounds like it's also too narrow for the few cars who do use it.

So in the spirit of motorists who criticize bike lanes that...
08-12-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By Daniel4

Yeah, I know what you mean. Ideally, the camera...

Yeah, I know what you mean. Ideally, the camera should be at eye-level so you record what you're looking at. My camera is about 4 to 6 inches above my eye. So I have to tilt it up abit to record...
08-12-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,067
Posted By Daniel4

So it sounds like very few cars use this road. ...

So it sounds like very few cars use this road. Why not make it a car-free zone? Parents can pick up their kids by bike.
08-11-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By Daniel4

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20220811_111336_571f1ad1532a90da446b6b4bb55028c1ffafca54.jpg...
08-11-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By Daniel4

If you suddenly stop cycling on roads but instead...

If you suddenly stop cycling on roads but instead in trails, would you still consider cycling to be dangerous if those bad drivers continue to smash into each other as well as into pedestrians and...
08-11-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,901
Posted By Daniel4

No, I have a mirror so I can check when I can...

No, I have a mirror so I can check when I can change lanes and or turn left. I have a rear-facing camera on case something does happen but since I started using it, there are much less...
08-10-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,901
Posted By Daniel4

It would make more sense if the Varia gives a...

It would make more sense if the Varia gives a rear-facing notice to drivers to "Please pass safely".

I think most cyclists treat the Varia as a surrogate bully driver. When it beeps, they get out...
08-10-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By Daniel4

Go ahead and use what makes you feel comfortable....

Go ahead and use what makes you feel comfortable. Anti-vaxxers were opposed to the Covid vaccines eventhough the side effects have a lot lower risk than getting the same side effects from covid.
...
08-10-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 953
Posted By Daniel4

Get a free painter's cap wherever you buy paint. ...

Get a free painter's cap wherever you buy paint. See how that goes.
08-10-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By Daniel4

Everything you have described had to do with bad...

Everything you have described had to do with bad drivers and nothing that the cyclists did. And you conclude that cycling? is dangerous?

No, bad driving is dangerous. But why is bad driving more...
08-09-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,067
Posted By Daniel4

I rode on a narrow shoulder once. Got a flat...

I rode on a narrow shoulder once. Got a flat tire. Full of debris.

If they're honking and yelling at me that means they see me and not staring at their text messages.

But since I installed a...
08-09-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 507
Posted By Daniel4

Looks like you got sucked into a black hole...

Looks like you got sucked into a black hole discussion with guy. Good luck trying to cut loose.
08-09-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 507
Posted By Daniel4

Prior to 2014, the city of Toronto used to...

Prior to 2014, the city of Toronto used to publish an annual one or two page pdf report for all types of road collisions involving cars, motorcycles, bicycles and pedestrians. It even listed, when...
08-09-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,067
Posted By Daniel4

Glad to see an evolution in thinking. I was...

Glad to see an evolution in thinking. I was worried you'd do both.
08-07-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,864
Posted By Daniel4

Especially running red lights. It's not a game.

Especially running red lights. It's not a game.
08-07-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,864
Posted By Daniel4

And that's exactly how the bullies want it. Bad...

And that's exactly how the bullies want it. Bad driving is a societal norm.
08-06-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,864
Posted By Daniel4

Nothing would have changed for the cyclist if the...

Nothing would have changed for the cyclist if the driver had done all the right things.

However, if the cyclist had done the right thing by waiting at his green light with everybody else, none of...
08-03-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,864
Posted By Daniel4

Have you seen the CCTV footage? He weaved his way...

Have you seen the CCTV footage? He weaved his way to the left side of the first car. The first car was waiting at the red light. Then the cyclist entered the intersection while the car to his right...
08-03-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 337,710
Posted By Daniel4

51km. Got a new rear facing action camera. Long...

51km. Got a new rear facing action camera. Long battery life and compatible with my other camera. So now I have enough battery and memory for six hours.
08-03-22, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Daniel4

If he had stopped and waited, there would have...

If he had stopped and waited, there would have been no requirement for her the stop.
08-02-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,864
Posted By Daniel4

The cyclist's name is Andrew Black. He has a...

The cyclist's name is Andrew Black. He has a GoFundMe page to get a new bike. His page assigns all the blame to the city councillor, Amy DeGrise of the hit-and-run when Black ran the red light. But...
08-01-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 953
Posted By Daniel4

Tell that to baseball players. The one in...

Tell that to baseball players.


The one in the link shows it covering his eyes with his head upright. He won't see a thing wearing it that way with his head tilted down. And if he shifts his cap...
08-01-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,864
Posted By Daniel4

I'm not siding with the hit-and-run perpetrator,...

I'm not siding with the hit-and-run perpetrator, but I notice the interviewer didn't even challenge the 'victim' why he entered the intersection against the red light which he knew he had because the...
08-01-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By Daniel4

Thanks, folks. Last thing I need is to be...

Thanks, folks. Last thing I need is to be skinny-fat (visceral fat).
08-01-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 953
Posted By Daniel4

Don't get those cheap baseball caps with the...

Don't get those cheap baseball caps with the plastic mesh behind the head. Get as thin fabric as you can to wear under your helmet. The brim should protrude 3inches from your head.

I have two...
Forum: Commuting
08-01-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 361
Posted By Daniel4

I wear wool gloves inside my fishing 3-finger...

I wear wool gloves inside my fishing 3-finger (trigger mitt) gloves.
08-01-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By Daniel4

Dietary cheating?

I'm 61 y.o. fluctuating between 142 and 138lb, 5'7".

I cycle to the gym two to three times a week and on non-gym days, I take long 3 hour bike rides.

At the gym, I weight train with barbell...
08-01-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,933
Posted By Daniel4

Why do some muscles get the burn and the lactic...

Why do some muscles get the burn and the lactic acid but others don't?

Quads get the burn when you do leg extensions. I've had my calf go stiff after a long swim. My side delts get the burn when...
07-31-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,864
Posted By Daniel4

The same handful of people always sidetrack the...

The same handful of people always sidetrack the discussion.
Forum: Commuting
07-31-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By Daniel4

Aside from your ptsd, glad you're ok. That...

Aside from your ptsd, glad you're ok.

That attitude everybody has once again demonstrates how society views bad driving as an acceptable norm. Cycling isn't dangerous. Driving is. Every person who...
07-29-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 416
Posted By Daniel4

Yes, I helped someone google search why cyclists...

Yes, I helped someone google search why cyclists record their rides.
07-28-22, 10:55 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,864
Posted By Daniel4

Before cars came along.

Before cars came along.
07-28-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,864
Posted By Daniel4

Never mind the collision itself. He would have...

Never mind the collision itself. He would have been released if he stayed. It's the Run part in Hit-and-Run that's illegal and he'll face charges for that.
07-28-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,864
Posted By Daniel4

If the driver had stayed, he would have gotten...

If the driver had stayed, he would have gotten released. Now he faces jail-time for hit-and-run.

Not siding with the cyclist but even ambulance drivers slow down at intersections with their...
07-28-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 3,864
Posted By Daniel4

How to run a red light.

How to run a red light.
07-28-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 23,100
Posted By Daniel4

I'm assuming these cycle maps have all the bike...

I'm assuming these cycle maps have all the bike trails and bike lanes. Other than that, what do bicycle-specific Garmin units and maps do? When you navigate to somewhere, does the routing give...
07-27-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By Daniel4

Dumb driver. If he had stayed at the scene, he...

Dumb driver. If he had stayed at the scene, he probably would have been released but now he's a hit-and-run offender which probably means jail-time.
07-27-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 690
Posted By Daniel4

What's the map and the format that only cost $20?...

What's the map and the format that only cost $20? The City Navigator Europe map will cost me over $100 CAD. Even from Amazon, the card will cost about 60CAD.
07-27-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 690
Posted By Daniel4

I found another website that BaseCamp can read. ...

I found another website that BaseCamp can read.
https://www.openmapchest.org
07-26-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 690
Posted By Daniel4

The old garmin.openstreetmap.nl that I used to...

The old garmin.openstreetmap.nl that I used to use automatically redirects to garmin.bbbike.org. So I requested, received and extracted the zip file for Portugal.

I can see the gmapsupp file my...
07-26-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By Daniel4

I have studded tires and ride them all over the...

I have studded tires and ride them all over the place. Sometimes the bike lanes are cleared of ice and snow sometimes they have clumps of them.The MUPs are not maintained in the winter.
07-26-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,517
Posted By Daniel4

Another way to phrase it is "Am I exercising? I...

Another way to phrase it is "Am I exercising? I thought I was relaxing and having fun."
07-24-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 690
Posted By Daniel4

Is the OSM site still active? I thought I read...

Is the OSM site still active? I thought I read somewhere not anymore.
07-22-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 577
Posted By Daniel4

In the 1980s I had a blue book of bicycle care in...

In the 1980s I had a blue book of bicycle care in which there was a section about self defence. It describes that if you're being attacked by a gang, aim to run over one of them ( instead of through...
07-21-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 640
Posted By Daniel4

When driving, just keep a lookout for cyclists...

When driving, just keep a lookout for cyclists who know how to blow through stop signs and red lights.
07-20-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,721
Posted By Daniel4

Let's simplify the problem so that everybody will...

Let's simplify the problem so that everybody will understand.

What will get you more tired, walking 100m on level ground or doing the sprint in under 10 seconds on the same stretch? Total output...
07-19-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,065
Posted By Daniel4

Road bike. 80psi

Road bike.
80psi
07-18-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,721
Posted By Daniel4

Read the OP's post again. He says to ignore all...

Read the OP's post again. He says to ignore all friction and drag.
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