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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-28-16, 07:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,290
Posted By mr_bill
"Speeding and failure to yield pose the greatest...

"Speeding and failure to yield pose the greatest risk to pedestrians, cyclists and drivers," mayoral spokesman Austin Finan said. "Our enforcement efforts are laser-focused on reducing these...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-28-16, 05:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 990
Posted By mr_bill
Do *you* ride a fat bike? (Do you *read*?) ...

Do *you* ride a fat bike? (Do you *read*?)

ps - how's HART going? (At leat we had to dig.)

-mr. bill
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-28-16, 12:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 990
Posted By mr_bill
No, they actually did not say that women were...

No, they actually did not say that women were "much more likely".
They said simply "more likely." OR 2.10 (95% CI 1.13, 3.92).


-mr. bill
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-28-16, 10:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 990
Posted By mr_bill
Of course it's not foolproof! Minimal hazard is...

Of course it's not foolproof! Minimal hazard is not zero hazard. Good engineering kept mr liter of tripel from face planting. Do not try that in Boston.* The angle where it is extremely hazardous to...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-28-16, 08:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 990
Posted By mr_bill
The picture used in the article is from a year...

The picture used in the article is from a year old crash with a car - nothing at all to do with the article or tracks - other than the bicycle and its front wheel happened to land between tracks...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-28-16, 06:57 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 990
Posted By mr_bill
Don't even think that North American trolley...

Don't even think that North American trolley tracks are anything like Dutch/German trolley tracks (light rail, tram, strassenbahn, stadtbahn). Your rails are designed with flange-ways large enough...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-28-16, 05:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 990
Posted By mr_bill
"We complemented this with engineering...

"We complemented this with engineering information about the rail systems, interviews of personnel at seven bike shops about advice they provide to customers, and width measurements of tires on...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-28-16, 05:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 990
Posted By mr_bill
This is Kay. That is one of her bikes. Any...

This is Kay. That is one of her bikes. Any questions?

http://www.vancouversun.com/cms/binary/8661732.jpg?size=620x400s

This is Meghan. That is one of her bikes. Any questions?
...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-28-16, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By mr_bill
You might want to bother to take a moment, after...

You might want to bother to take a moment, after five years, to WATCH THE VIDEO. Or not.

Let me quote for you.



Hope this helps.

-mr. bill
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-27-16, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By mr_bill
The problem obviously is that folks in New York...

The problem obviously is that folks in New York State (and NYC) still haven't repealed FRAP and must use laws, but you knew that right?

-mr. bill
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-26-16, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 481
Posted By mr_bill
Aren't you both from the same State? In MA,...

Aren't you both from the same State?

In MA, we don't (yet) specify what a safe passing distance is.

But we do say:


-mr. bill
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-26-16, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By mr_bill
Agree that taking a bicycle to Martha's Vineyard...

Agree that taking a bicycle to Martha's Vineyard is wonderful - even if there's a few blocks of Circuit Ave in Oaks Bluff where they are banned. (In this state, bicycles can only be restricted on...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-26-16, 06:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By mr_bill
(I remember all the complaints about FRAP. Seems...

(I remember all the complaints about FRAP. Seems that there has not been *ANY* progress in *YOU* repealing FRAP in *YOUR* area.)

Note that the MBTA Bus design in 2002 (and 2016 for that matter)...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-23-16, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 328
Posted By mr_bill
Repeal yor FRAP laws, then it won't matter what...

Repeal yor FRAP laws, then it won't matter what the P stands for.

-mr. bill
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-22-16, 08:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 896
Posted By mr_bill
"Old" news - the first reported crash. ...

"Old" news - the first reported crash.

That's when the car collided with a tree....
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-22-16, 08:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,271
Posted By mr_bill
So, a followup. The Hubway has been relocated...

So, a followup. The Hubway has been relocated away from the curb, and the paint is in place, together with (not enough) temporary cones. The parking stalls go in soon, which should help quite a bit...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-22-16, 07:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,290
Posted By mr_bill
Cyclists Question NYPD's 'Radio Silence' On Fatal...

Cyclists Question NYPD's 'Radio Silence' On Fatal Williamsburg Hit-And-Run (gothamist.com/2016/07/22/williamsburg_cyclist_death.php)

-mr. bill
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-19-16, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,239
Views: 146,558
Posted By mr_bill
Oh dear, there was so much lycra bashing in the...

Oh dear, there was so much lycra bashing in the rant, I missed the commuter bashing too.

-mr. bill
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-19-16, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,239
Views: 146,558
Posted By mr_bill
The reports of thousands of helmet clad people...

The reports of thousands of helmet clad people terrorizing millions of people on bicycles are greatly exaggerated.

BTW, in Frankfurt, lots of adults wear helmets, lots of adults don't, about...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-19-16, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,239
Views: 146,558
Posted By mr_bill
For example, a subgroup of one who makes broad...

For example, a subgroup of one who makes broad generalizations about other people on bicycles?



I think the stereotype you are attempting to spread are called "Lycra Louts" in the UK.

My...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-19-16, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2,239
Views: 146,558
Posted By mr_bill
In the Netherlands, you have fietser or...

In the Netherlands, you have fietser or wielrenner. Fietsters are more *unlikely* (honestly, almost completely unlikely) to wear a helmet. Wielrenners are more *likely* to wear a helmet.

The US is...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-19-16, 11:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By mr_bill
Leg Work: Cyclists would love drivers to go...

Leg Work: Cyclists would love drivers to go slower, pay attention, signal (www.pressherald.com/2016/07/03/leg-work-cyclists-to-maine-car-drivers-please-go-slower-pay-attention-and-signal/)
Leg...
Forum: Northeast 07-19-16, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5,478
Views: 547,509
Posted By mr_bill
Two score years ago I rode around these parts...

Two score years ago I rode around these parts outside of Rochester NY.

Here, the highways are fast (55 mph national speed limit back then) but the shoulders are very wide. But there was either...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-18-16, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2,239
Views: 146,558
Posted By mr_bill
If "thought" is "effort" than I agree I used more...

If "thought" is "effort" than I agree I used more of it.

That you think that I said exactly what you said indicates to me the level of your effort.

-mr. bill
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-18-16, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2,239
Views: 146,558
Posted By mr_bill
And you selected the most valuable part of the...

And you selected the most valuable part of the talk too!



What TEDx talk were you watching where you "learned" that? Even Colville-Anderson, with all his wonderful propaganda, didn't go there....
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