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07-10-23, 10:35 AM
Replies: 44
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Posted By jon c.

I'm more of the opinion that it can indeed happen...

I'm more of the opinion that it can indeed happen to anyone. We might like to think we have great expertise and have created in ourselves a finely tuned machine that will always react appropriately....
07-09-23, 02:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,019
Posted By CliffordK

I must say that the whole thing is just too...

I must say that the whole thing is just too funny!!!!

I don't see any sign of foot retention.

It is in Italian, and the man calls her "amore".... or his love. Yet, he is slow to follow her...
07-07-23, 04:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,019
Posted By Gresp15C

My casual assessment is that a few minor errors...

My casual assessment is that a few minor errors compounded one another and happened altogether too quickly for this cyclist. Starting with, following the car too close, and being very close to the...
07-07-23, 04:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,019
Posted By cyccommute

Nope. Around 20 seconds you can see the bottom...

Nope. Around 20 seconds you can see the bottom of feet as she goes over the side. At 1:45, you can see the pedal from the hillside and it is clearly a wide, flat pedal. No clips or toeclips...
07-07-23, 07:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,019
Posted By Jeff Neese

Yes, there are many experienced experts who have...

Yes, there are many experienced experts who have made videos on this topic. Here's a link to three, out of many. Notice they are all demonstrating the same technique, which is what every beginner...
07-07-23, 05:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,019
Posted By Jeff Neese

Unless it's a "pedal forward" design (or a...

Unless it's a "pedal forward" design (or a recumbent), the ONLY way to properly dismount a bicycle is to come off the saddle, and THEN put your foot on the ground. Clipped in or not, ground sloped...
07-06-23, 08:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,019
Posted By FBinNY

Watching the video closely, it's clear that she...

Watching the video closely, it's clear that she was trying to plant the left foot. However, she was probably over committed to the right, possibly planning to plant the right before noting the...
07-06-23, 07:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,019
Posted By SpedFast

I'll bet in the future she gets off the saddle...

I'll bet in the future she gets off the saddle before stopping. I agree that it appears the ground sloped down steeper than she was expecting.
07-06-23, 04:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,019
Posted By Eric F

What I think I'm seeing is that there is a...

What I think I'm seeing is that there is a significant downslope on the right ride, and when her foot landed on that side, she was past the tipping point.

I've had that happen to me while MTB'ing....
07-06-23, 03:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,019
Posted By FBinNY

Impossible to know whether she was clipped or...

Impossible to know whether she was clipped or not, but I strongly suspect she was. Wrong lean/wrong foot or not, people's reflexes are too good for this to happen unless she was restrained and...
07-06-23, 09:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,019
Posted By Jeff Neese

It looks like the woman in the video tried to put...

It looks like the woman in the video tried to put her foot down while still in the saddle. That's a common newbie error, but is never correct on a regular bicycle.

It might be true that "you...
10-17-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,684
Posted By cudak888

Very, very interesting. I did some Googling...

Very, very interesting. I did some Googling trying to find the source in the meantime, and I found a Streetsblog article referencing a 2014 Portland State University study that found the following:
...
10-17-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,684
Posted By Daniel4

Feedback Survey #2 Bloor Street Bike Lane...

Feedback Survey #2
Bloor Street Bike Lane Survey December 13, 2016 to May 4, 2017.

People Who Bike
How safe do you feel riding on Bloor Street
Before:
Unsafe: 52%
Very Unsafe: 27%

After:
03-09-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By totalnewbie

Taipei cycle 2022 show - booths

went to taipei cycle 2022 show yesterday, one of the biggest trade shows in the industry. I am gonna post a series of photos in different categories. Granted I am just a casual observer so take these...
03-07-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By BobbyG

It would be ironic if it were able to "roll...

It would be ironic if it were able to "roll coal".
11-25-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By jon c.

He demonstrates how one can safely navigate urban...

He demonstrates how one can safely navigate urban traffic without bicycling infrastructure.
Forum: Touring
05-10-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,525
Posted By PedalingWalrus

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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two of our touring buddies joined us...
Forum: Great Lakes
05-06-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,419
Posted By JLDickmon

I came through Galesburg on Monday on my way home...

I came through Galesburg on Monday on my way home from Indiana..
The route is completed to McCollum St.
Galesburg to South Haven & back is now an official Century ride!
(oops.. math is a little...
03-13-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,140
Posted By Leisesturm

No one in that business just gives you a GPS...

No one in that business just gives you a GPS tracker and leaves you to it. No, you buy the tracker and you also buy a subscription service to be notified when (if) your ride is tampered with and/or...
Forum: Touring
02-15-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,501
Posted By stardognine

I-8 through the Sonoran Desert.

So, I just realized today, that the city of Phoenix is right in the Sonoran Desert. Which is probably why I got ďstuckĒ there so long (just kidding). 😉

Anyways, Iíve decided to go further West...
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