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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-02-16, 09:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,394
Posted By phoebeisis
Isaiahc72 Were they close enough to bite? ...

Isaiahc72
Were they close enough to bite?
Usually spinning legs -metal crank arms pedals-tough target-
Granted it is a leap of faith-
but slowing down or worse stopping yelling-or taking aim-at...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-01-16, 07:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,394
Posted By phoebeisis
Like ghost suggests- RIDE ON-IGNORE Keep...

Like ghost suggests-
RIDE ON-IGNORE
Keep control of your bike
forget the half assed sprays-wind- and will distract you from retaining control of bike-crash
Sprays are for Human predators if that...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-01-16, 07:27 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,768
Posted By phoebeisis
In respect to Using right hand arm to signal- ...

In respect to Using right hand arm to signal-
In 1964 -when I got my learner's permit
Car drivers were required to signal with their LEFT ARM out the window
I suspect bike riders at one time were...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-31-15, 09:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,394
Posted By phoebeisis
I'm a dog/cat "animal lover" I guess I/we have...

I'm a dog/cat "animal lover" I guess
I/we have owned maybe 30 dogs over the years
The last 3 have been recycled greyhounds
Greyhounds rarely show agression toward humans-
But I have been...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-30-15, 04:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,710
Posted By phoebeisis
The below-CDC study-indicates Texting cell phone...

The below-CDC study-indicates Texting cell phone talking while driving are COMMON-impossible to not notice-
And they point blank say it increases risk.

CDC Distracted Driving Study

A CDC study...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-30-15, 03:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,710
Posted By phoebeisis
FBinNY Fair enough. I'm not one bit scared to...

FBinNY
Fair enough.
I'm not one bit scared to ride
After I was bounced off the road
I continued onto the levee to finish my ride-12 minutes to levee- 25 minutes up and down levee- 12 minutes...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-30-15, 03:40 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,710
Posted By phoebeisis
I Like To Bike I never saw a driver texting...

I Like To Bike

I never saw a driver texting while moving, but see lots of people driving while holding a cell phone to their ear and not noticed that the cellphone talkers drive any differently...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-30-15, 09:19 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,710
Posted By phoebeisis
I Like To Bike Your comment The various...

I Like To Bike
Your comment
The various distracted driver "studies" referenced by the Henny Pennys on A&S seldom if ever are observing motorists on the streets or roads, but rather test subjects in...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-29-15, 07:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,710
Posted By phoebeisis
1.5 hours-fair amount of time I ride 45 minutes...

1.5 hours-fair amount of time
I ride 45 minutes a day but just 20 is on roads/streets-the rest is up and down the levee

When I used to motorcycle ride-
the main behavior that un-nerved me
was...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-29-15, 09:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,710
Posted By phoebeisis
The FEDS- NHSTA- Attempt to quantify the risk...

The FEDS- NHSTA-
Attempt to quantify the risk these behaviors by replicating them in simulators

They decide which behaviors to investigate by eyeballing data- raw data -associations
Car wreck...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-29-15, 06:50 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,710
Posted By phoebeisis
This is what the FEDS NHTSA has to say about...

This is what the FEDS NHTSA has to say about it-at any moment you are sharing the road with 800,000 drivers screwing around with some device-
no doubt doing something really important- directing...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-28-15, 05:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,710
Posted By phoebeisis
I Like To Bike Ha,ha- I had forgotten about...

I Like To Bike
Ha,ha- I had forgotten about your "approach"
R
NHTSA "Distraction affected crashes" is GOV SPEAK for a range of behaviors-
Cell phone use and texting are some of those...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-28-15, 01:20 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,710
Posted By phoebeisis
I like- I was "off" on the data- but here is...

I like-
I was "off" on the data-
but here is some NHTSA info-2011 2012 that supports my contention that distracted driving is increasing( injuries from distracted driving-up 9% 421,000 vs 387,000)...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-28-15, 01:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,710
Posted By phoebeisis
I like to bike- fair enough- you ask what...

I like to bike-
fair enough- you ask what evidence I have
why do I think he was texting or otherwise fooling with his phone
Cons first-your side
1) he didn't say "I was TEXTING" and I didn't...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-28-15, 07:09 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,710
Posted By phoebeisis
Chris Thanks. Yes he literally said that-and...

Chris
Thanks.
Yes he literally said that-and he was being truthful-no reason to think he was looking forward-instead of down
He wasn't driving fast-
and judging from his immediate post hit...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-27-15, 09:07 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,710
Posted By phoebeisis
About 7 weeks ago I was hit while riding in the...

About 7 weeks ago I was hit while riding in the middle of the shoulder-Jefferson hy River ridge LA
My wheel was 3 or so feet from the lane
suddenly I feel a jolt-hear a noise
and I am heading into...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-25-15, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By phoebeisis
Summer of 1969 I realized it was painful to turn...

Summer of 1969 I realized it was painful to turn my head to the right.
Wrestled-football-college wrestling-1968-1973- my "neck" hurt on and off "most" of the time
A soreness-constant-in my...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-08-15, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,426
Posted By phoebeisis
Went to the linked site -as poster said drunk...

Went to the linked site
-as poster said
drunk steals car
shoots at cyclists
gets arrested
But
on the lower right-
another story
"Woman bites boyfriend's testicles during fight"
Now I...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-25-15, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,214
Posted By phoebeisis
Wow Old thread-but interesting. The...

Wow
Old thread-but interesting.
The recumbent-was a pricy bike-sold it for about $2000
It had 2 front wheels-orange color-shimano parts-nice
There was a Titanium frame-which was nice
I don't...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-19-15, 10:23 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 9,314
Posted By phoebeisis
Well, I guess we are done. Where you position...

Well,
I guess we are done.
Where you position depends on circumstances
for me part of circumstances is how LEO would view my riding position
so I only ride in the middle of the lane when I'm...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-18-15, 03:27 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 9,314
Posted By phoebeisis
The LEO was fooling with his computer,right?? ...

The LEO was fooling with his computer,right??

Why would that be evidence
for aything other than my position
that TEXTING and other forms of inattention-
make CYCLISTS in effect-invisible-
so...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-18-15, 01:12 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 9,314
Posted By phoebeisis
Evidence?? (said like Allen Iverson...

Evidence?? (said like Allen Iverson "PRACTICE")
There isn't any evidence for ANY of this-!!
My position is based on "cars are 6-7 feet wide and spend the most time in the middle of the lane"...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-18-15, 12:00 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 9,314
Posted By phoebeisis
Radio public service ad today said drivers who...

Radio public service ad today said drivers who look at an incoming text
on average take their eyes off the road for 5 seconds
5 seconds 35mph vs 15 mph
means they closed on you 150 feet
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-18-15, 06:24 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 9,314
Posted By phoebeisis
If the driver is TEXTING That is EXACTLY what...

If the driver is TEXTING
That is EXACTLY what will happen 100% of the time if you are dead center
If you are FRAP- you might luck out-clean miss or "just" mirror thump-
sure he might get you if...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-17-15, 04:19 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 9,314
Posted By phoebeisis
Because you can't prevent a driver from just...

Because you can't prevent a driver from just swinging father left-into the oncoming lane
and making the pass anyway
Of course it is a bigger risk-
and if they suddenly realize they aren't going to...
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