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12-07-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 496
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

? Send an email to the CEO and ask him.

?
Send an email to the CEO and ask him.
Forum: Commuting
12-07-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

DIY is fine; I'm also happy with the traditional....

DIY is fine; I'm also happy with the traditional.

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12-05-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 288
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Some ardent self described bicycling safety...

Some ardent self described bicycling safety advocates, who insist that they are "bicycle drivers" entitled to drive their bicycle like any other vehicle, might choose to ride in the middle of a...
12-04-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 590
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Also without the easy access to social media...

Also without the easy access to social media sites where Fearmongors of all stripes broadcast their prophets of doom rants to receptive devotees (as well as opponents) of their message, and where...
11-23-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 987
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You arrived at this description and conclusion...

You arrived at this description and conclusion about "the system" from getting a ticket for not stopping at a stop sign?
11-05-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,186
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Some drivers get a charge from yelling at...

Some drivers get a charge from yelling at cyclists; some people get a charge yelling at clouds; both groups obtain the same result.
Forum: Commuting
11-04-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

If the tread changed I didn't notice it, nor...

If the tread changed I didn't notice it, nor notice any change in the ride or handling. The more recent tires had an arrow indicating that they should be mounted to rotate in a specific direction.
Forum: Commuting
11-04-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Yes, single wall rims, steel on the 3 speed,...

Yes, single wall rims, steel on the 3 speed, aluminum on the 7 speed. Single wall rims have served me well for decades with zero issues.
Forum: Commuting
11-04-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I used a Vaterland equipped with a Sachs 3 speed...

I used a Vaterland equipped with a Sachs 3 speed IGH w/ coaster brake to commute in Germany until 2002
...
Forum: Commuting
11-03-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I used the regular (HS 270 , HS 308 and whatever...

I used the regular (HS 270 , HS 308 and whatever they are now designated) Marathon 47-622 tires to commute daily year round from 1998 to 2012, when I retired. I averaged 5000 miles a year and...
Forum: Commuting
11-01-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,024
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I''ve successfully used rear baskets held to the...

I''ve successfully used rear baskets held to the rear rack w/zip ties to carry various loads and shapes. Basket can come from Wald or even some old metal refrigerator storage bin baskets work quite...
10-26-22, 11:35 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,883
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Presumably more money for them to do more...

Presumably more money for them to do more so-called "research."
10-26-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,339
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I can only guess what what any motorist who is...

I can only guess what what any motorist who is stopped in traffic thinks of a bicyclist who yells at them "put down the phone" or similar advice, or uses some sort of noise making device to alert...
10-17-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,872
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Fatalities per 100,000 what? Miles driven?...

Fatalities per 100,000 what?
Miles driven? Total Population? Licensed Drivers?

It makes a difference when comparing various nations.
Forum: Commuting
10-14-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,659
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

If local bicycle shops offer bicycles costing 20K...

If local bicycle shops offer bicycles costing 20K then there must also be some demand for them? Who knew marketing high priced shiny objects was so easy?:rolleyes:
Forum: Commuting
10-13-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,659
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I find it hard to believe that people who...

I find it hard to believe that people who seriously consider buying a bicycle (especially a bicycle for commuting) in the 20K range would not also have the means to make the purchase without having...
10-13-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,883
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Speak for yourself; Let YOU be brutal. ...

Speak for yourself; Let YOU be brutal.
Definition of brutal (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brutal)...
10-13-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,474
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Don't underestimate the appeal of looking cool in...

Don't underestimate the appeal of looking cool in the eyes one's peer group. Any perusal of threads and posts on BF, including and especially the 50 Plus list, demonstrates the power of trendy fads...
10-11-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,474
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

A post worth repeating: Note: the...

A post worth repeating:



Note: the forum list for bicycle racing and the equipment that dominates that activity is farther down the menu.
10-11-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,872
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The stated reason for the research was Adults’...

The stated reason for the research was Adults’ self-reported barriers and enablers to riding a bike for transport: a systematic review...
10-09-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,987
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

A&S gets even better when there is a clique of...

A&S gets even better when there is a clique of about 3 or 4 ardent advocates and/or self appointed safety experts who are in agreement that they have the one true universal answer (cause and...
10-08-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,872
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

An insignificant portion of the population and...

An insignificant portion of the population and zero policy makers will pay any attention to a handful of "advocates" who make statements that only lazy people do not bike like the advocates believe...
10-03-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,581
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Overall this thread, like many on A&S leans...

Overall this thread, like many on A&S leans towards attracting eager participants in choir singing in an echo chamber. Any discordant notes are attributed to trolls and dimbulbs influenced by Big...
09-30-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,883
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Where did the number/stat of "300" come from and...

Where did the number/stat of "300" come from and what is it supposed to represent?
09-29-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,581
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Seems as if some widows might if they've been...

Seems as if some widows might if they've been convinced about go-pro magical powers by their late starry-eyed spouse.
09-29-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,581
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Auto insurance to include medical payments and UM...

Auto insurance to include medical payments and UM coverage is NOT an umbrella policy. Nor does the article state that an umbrella policy is required for a bicyclist to be covered by his own standard...
09-29-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,581
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Agree, though some starry-eyed go-pro enthusiasts...

Agree, though some starry-eyed go-pro enthusiasts seem to think so.
09-29-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,581
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Perhaps you should read the advice from another...

Perhaps you should read the advice from another bicycle lawyer at Does Auto Insurance Cover Bicycle Crashes (https://www.bikelaw.com/2016/06/does-auto-insurance-cover-bicycle-accidents/)
Extract:
09-29-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,581
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Got it, one bicyclist's shoulder injury case...

Got it, one bicyclist's shoulder injury case could be found that was strengthened by the video camera footage that his lawyer used to help confirm the fault for a collision, though it was not...
09-29-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,581
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Is it also an absolute fact of life that every at...

Is it also an absolute fact of life that every at fault driver who plows into bicyclists, (especially hit and run drivers that need to be identified and located by a bicycle mounted camera) is...
09-29-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,581
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Presumably your own medical, auto or life...

Presumably your own medical, auto or life insurance policies will cover such expenses.

Can you point out some reference for many or any cyclists (or their survivors) who have easily collected...
09-29-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,581
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I suggest you might provide more financial...

I suggest you might provide more financial protection for your wife in the event of your demise (for any reason) by carrying the appropriate amount of life insurance. Do not depend on her collecting...
09-28-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,581
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Bottom line - helmet cams are "worth it" for...

Bottom line - helmet cams are "worth it" for those who like to engage in wishful thinking about their preventative powers or their substantive value as a "witness" for justice.
09-28-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,883
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The objective/purpose of the study was "The...

The objective/purpose of the study was "The purpose of this study was to analyze the descriptive epidemiology of bicycle-related injuries associated with substances of abuse other than alcohol and to...
09-24-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,091
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What kind of vehicle do you call an "AV"? Where...

What kind of vehicle do you call an "AV"? Where is this campus that is infested by "AVs"? Why do they "suck?" in your opinion?
09-21-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,091
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Nobody but YOU made statements that such...

Nobody but YOU made statements that such technology "will never exist". It doesn't exist now and delving into future safety record predictions based on when and if they ever do are similar to...
09-21-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,091
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Drivers and passengers won't need to pay...

Drivers and passengers won't need to pay attention in level 4 and 5 AV self-driving vehicles being promised/ promoted by the usual suspects.
Unfortunately despite the usual promises of the usual...
09-21-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,091
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Sure "we" can accept a significant reduction in...

Sure "we" can accept a significant reduction in human deaths on the roadways. You got any? - besides a handful of salesmen/promoters/technophiles (and their presumably hired researchers) speculating...
Forum: Commuting
09-18-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 944
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Paul H commuted 12.5 miles to work in the...

Paul H commuted 12.5 miles to work in the Washington D.C. area. Would a road bike turn all the traffic signals green as well as make stop signs and rush hour traffic disappear too?:rolleyes:
09-14-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,065
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Including the RFID devices embedded in the...

Including the RFID devices embedded in the driver's and passenger's, clothes, wallets, purses and shoes. Privacy concerns? Oh Pshaw!:rolleyes:

This "good idea" brings back memories of a poster in...
09-13-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,059
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

At an early age (probably by the age of six) I...

At an early age (probably by the age of six) I discovered that I prefer to ride at my own pace, for as far as I choose, whenever and wherever I feel like riding, and my riding decisions have never...
09-13-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,065
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

There are also people who believe that unusual...

There are also people who believe that unusual bright light displays are signs of extra-terrestrial lifeforms; so what?

Hopefully the police will "charge" the individual(s) at fault for the...
Forum: Commuting
09-12-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,935
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You may be thinking of people who don't think...

You may be thinking of people who don't think they need to provide an acceptable (to you) excuse to not ride a bike to work or anywhere else.
09-12-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,091
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

How close to perfect do you believe the Tesla...

How close to perfect do you believe the Tesla Autopilot System were when they ran over the motorcyclists even with with its allegedly required fully attentive drivers, (who allegedly truly know and...
09-12-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,065
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Correct!:thumb:

Correct!:thumb:
09-12-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,091
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I would expect more outrage from people who are...

I would expect more outrage from people who are NOT Tesla customers, but rather may become victims of defective and prototype so-called "autonomous" driving systems being tested on the public...
09-12-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,065
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Three red lights are good, more are better; day...

Three red lights are good, more are better; day or night. Better yet if the vertical lights sway a bit left and right. It creates quite a sight at night, quite useful when riding on 55mph highways...
09-10-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,412
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Presumably "things" would be even "better" if we...

Presumably "things" would be even "better" if we had an even longer lockdown because of a worldwide economic depression combined with the Black Plague or an equivalent public health disaster....
Forum: Commuting
09-10-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Maybe it was a wake-up call to rethink about the...

Maybe it was a wake-up call to rethink about the use and value of your time spent on putting down big miles.

Why do you think you should've "put big miles down" instead of "wasting time" enjoying...
09-05-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,097
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Some of the former posters quit and took their...

Some of the former posters quit and took their ball home over the dust-up with the Moderator over the handful of posters who were engaged in chattering to themselves about "Pie", Diego" and other...
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