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07-29-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,238
Posted By Daniel4

How naive some of us are thinking there was a...

How naive some of us are thinking there was a difference between an wild animal out to feed and a human being with a valid drivers licence after passing road and written tests.
07-25-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,238
Posted By Daniel4

That was a demonstration that to some, bad...

That was a demonstration that to some, bad driving is an acceptable norm.
07-23-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,238
Posted By Daniel4

^^^ Right on queue. From the USELESS...

^^^
Right on queue.


From the USELESS Forum thread:
07-19-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,497
Posted By Daniel4

Take it from a Canadian. You've got a long way...

Take it from a Canadian. You've got a long way to go before you resemble the USA. And that's a compliment.
07-18-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,900
Posted By Daniel4

Ride just fast enough for the dog to keep up with...

Ride just fast enough for the dog to keep up with you and ride all the way until you're out of sight of the dog owner. It's his problem. Let him worry about where his untrained dog is.

If there's...
07-18-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,497
Posted By Daniel4

Do Australians consider themselves as part of the...

Do Australians consider themselves as part of the West? Your East Coast is closer to the International Date Line than Japan.
07-18-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,497
Posted By Daniel4

I think the OP was noticing what we in North...

I think the OP was noticing what we in North America had noticed in 2020.

But in Toronto, with the surge in bicycle ridership, you'd think there'd be a proportional increase in bicycle related...
07-06-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,087
Posted By Daniel4

It's long overdue that the police finally sees...

It's long overdue that the police finally sees aggressive driving as assault with a dangerous weapon.

Most of the time, if the cyclist had been injured or killed, there'd only be an investigation...
07-03-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,499
Posted By Daniel4

If the victim had been in another motor vehicle,...

If the victim had been in another motor vehicle, you know the driver would have been charged.
07-02-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By Daniel4

When have reports of collisions and collisions...

When have reports of collisions and collisions causing death ever improved any drivers' driving habits? Never.


And that's for normal people.

As for criminals or people who contemplating...
07-01-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,499
Posted By Daniel4

If drivers are already speeding on that stretch...

If drivers are already speeding on that stretch of the road, then I doubt there will be charges laid.

If the victim had been in a car, then you know that there would have been charges.
06-30-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By Daniel4

The current practice of the law already places...

The current practice of the law already places cyclists and pedestrians in a lower class than motorists and passengers.

Motorists who cause death to other motorists and their passengers seem to...
06-29-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By Daniel4

Didn't somebody ask why aren't road penalties...

Didn't somebody ask why aren't road penalties higher?

I guess in some jurisdictions, human life just isn't valued.
06-24-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,174
Posted By Daniel4

I just checked these cities in Google...

I just checked these cities in Google Maps:Duluth, Mn
Pullman, WA
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Lausanne, Switzerland
La Paz, Bolivia
Jerusalem, Nazareth, and Haifa
Sherbrooke, Quebec
Denver, CO
San...
06-23-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,151
Posted By Daniel4

Cars that block the crosswalk endanger...

Cars that block the crosswalk endanger pedestrians too. They also have to walk around it with some people into the moving traffic while others behind the offending car.

If enough people just put...
06-21-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,477
Posted By Daniel4

If that cop were to ticket every driver who rolls...

If that cop were to ticket every driver who rolls through red lights and stop signs without making a full stop, he'd lose his job.
06-21-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,174
Posted By Daniel4

What you mean is that the premise of the cycling...

What you mean is that the premise of the cycling critics are faulty, as they assume cyclists can't ride up and down hills.
06-20-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,174
Posted By Daniel4

Yes, that's what I mean. Contributors have...

Yes, that's what I mean.

Contributors have presented many challenging cities but none are impossible to ride in as it seems the contributors have actually done it.
06-19-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,448
Posted By Daniel4

My forty-two year old bike is probably worth $10...

My forty-two year old bike is probably worth $10 on the market. To me, it's not the material value that matters. It's the utilitarian value. If I were compensated with $10, it'd be too much effort...
Forum: Commuting
06-18-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 59,544
Posted By Daniel4

Look a real long bike ride yesterday when my legs...

Look a real long bike ride yesterday when my legs got completely cramped only about 1.5 km from home and another hill to climb. A woman's bike would have made it easier and less painful to climb off.
06-18-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,079
Posted By Daniel4

No matter what you use, there's always going to...

No matter what you use, there's always going to be someone who won't notice it.

Bike bell: Once on a path through the park, I rang my bell as I was approaching a pedestrian from behind. She looked...
06-18-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,174
Posted By Daniel4

Inclined cities, impossible to cycle

Here's the background:
In videos or articles about bicycle-friendly cities, Amsterdam and Copenhagen are usually profiled amongst other less well-known ones. Inevitably, critics state that the...
06-17-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,044
Posted By Daniel4

Whatever you decide, double-check these things: ...

Whatever you decide, double-check these things:
Long lasting battery in temperatures from -10C to 55C at a video resolution that can read licence plates.Spare batteries and a separate battery...
06-17-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2,852
Views: 190,080
Posted By Daniel4

Today, 48 km. But around 1/2hr from home, my...

Today, 48 km. But around 1/2hr from home, my legs were starting to cramp. I stopped. Drank some water. Ate my apple. Rested and then continued. But around 1.5km from home, while trying to gently...
06-17-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,448
Posted By Daniel4

Because if they start a new one, someone will...

Because if they start a new one, someone will reply with a link to an old discussion
06-17-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,407
Posted By Daniel4

Yup. Under. And that includes my sunglasses over...

Yup. Under. And that includes my sunglasses over my prescription glasses.

Imagine in cold weather and you have to wear a cap over your ears? Who wears glasses where the the arms aren't sitting...
06-12-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 943
Posted By Daniel4

So the next time you buy a bike, buy it twice. ...

So the next time you buy a bike, buy it twice. The second one either your back up whike your main one is waiting for parts or use it for spare parts while you order replacement parts.

Compared to...
06-11-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,793
Posted By Daniel4

Like others have said, if there is no sign, no...

Like others have said, if there is no sign, no by-law etc, then go as fast as you like. But unless there's something in these park trails that make pedestrians and animals avoid them, I would...
06-09-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,721
Posted By Daniel4

See the bickering going on in this thread? The...

See the bickering going on in this thread? The same thing happens at the State, Provincial and Municipal levels of government. Some politicians want to improve public safety, others deny there is a...
06-08-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,806
Posted By Daniel4

If the backlash is worse than the store's...

If the backlash is worse than the store's offence, then there's no point in hanging around - just as some commenters had suggested in regards to shopping elsewhere.
06-05-21, 11:37 AM
06-05-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,721
Posted By Daniel4

Expedia Road Rage Report 2015 ...

Expedia Road Rage Report 2015



"Fifty-one percent of Americans report that they loathe sharing the road with bad drivers, more than cyclists, buses, taxis, joggers and walkers combined. Nearly...
06-04-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,721
Posted By Daniel4

1) Majority of drivers are bad drivers (according...

1) Majority of drivers are bad drivers (according to Expedia's Road Rage report of 2015);
2) Majority of influential voters are drivers;
3) non-drivers are categorized as special interest groups.
...
06-04-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,721
Posted By Daniel4

Let's just say the two incidences involving the...

Let's just say the two incidences involving the Boeing 737 maxes were only accidents - like car accidents occur everyday.
06-03-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,876
Posted By Daniel4

No slower than any family out for a ride with...

No slower than any family out for a ride with their kids. Motorists following can take a good look why we're in front of him when there's a bike lane full of parked cars right beside him.

Streets...
06-03-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,876
Posted By Daniel4

I do care. That's why when I take the lane, I...

I do care. That's why when I take the lane, I ride more slowly.
06-01-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,806
Posted By Daniel4

Once I had complained to my doctor that the bike...

Once I had complained to my doctor that the bike racks were lousy and bicycles can still be easily stolen because they only locked one wheel at the bottom so it was impossible to lock the bike frame....
06-01-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,806
Posted By Daniel4

Nyah posted a suggestion that works for him. He...

Nyah posted a suggestion that works for him. He didn't claim it was the universal solution. I believe there is another thread about cargo bikes. But that doesn't solve the problem of where to lock...
06-01-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,876
Posted By Daniel4

Audi ticketed for parking on the sidewalk...

Audi ticketed for parking on the sidewalk (eventhough pedestrians can simply walk around it).
...
05-29-21, 01:14 PM
05-28-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,876
Posted By Daniel4

I think we all expect the car to be given a...

I think we all expect the car to be given a ticket when it's double parked blocking the car lane. We can also expect it to get a ticket if it's parked on the sidewalk or where there are no-parking...
05-28-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,806
Posted By Daniel4

Suddenly I recall on two occasions where after a...

Suddenly I recall on two occasions where after a long ride and my legs were about to cramp, I rode through a Tim Horton's drive through and bought a coffee.

The first occasion, there was nowhere...
05-27-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,876
Posted By Daniel4

Especially not from people too afraid to get out...

Especially not from people too afraid to get out of their cars without bike lanes.
05-26-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,876
Posted By Daniel4

That looks like a driveway to the back of the...

That looks like a driveway to the back of the houses or apartments. Unless, I'm wrong, there may be a parking pad behind where the delivery vehicle can park.

If I had a contractor working on my...
05-24-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,876
Posted By Daniel4

I once had a delivery vehicle (Purolator or...

I once had a delivery vehicle (Purolator or Fedex) park right in front of my driveway so I couldn't get in. My house is a corner lot with the driveway at one end. So there's still about 50 ft or more...
05-21-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By Daniel4

Weird? Weren't they supposed to stop?

Weird? Weren't they supposed to stop?
05-20-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By Daniel4

Thank you to all who have responded.

Thank you to all who have responded.
05-20-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,876
Posted By Daniel4

When you're tending to an issue very important to...

When you're tending to an issue very important to you and one involving public safety, there is nothing better to do.

Keep it up. I believe Montreal is a very progressive city. At least the Mayor...
05-16-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By Daniel4

Missing part for bottom bracket

It looks like my wife's bike is missing the part of the bottom bracket that caps and protects all the dust and dirt from getting in. Probably the last bike mechanic didn't re-assemble it properly....
05-15-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By Daniel4

We are in the Advocacy and Safety section of this...

We are in the Advocacy and Safety section of this discussion forum. Instead of complaining about posts advocating for cyclists, you should request the moderators to remove the Advocacy section.
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