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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-23-16, 01:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,223
Posted By AngeloDolce
This does avoid the door zone problem in buffered...

This does avoid the door zone problem in buffered lanes I've seen locally, with the bike lane between the buffer and the car doors.

* Are bicyclists expected to yield at all intersections to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-16, 12:59 AM
Replies: 11,205
Views: 1,010,850
Posted By AngeloDolce
I have a Super Course I was give new in the 70's,...

I have a Super Course I was give new in the 70's, and made some of these changes, primarily because I wasn't thrilled with plastic shifters and derailleurs, and liked the frame but preferred a...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-14-16, 09:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,223
Posted By AngeloDolce
How are the bike lane and the buffer planned? In...

How are the bike lane and the buffer planned? In most places I've seen, the bike lane is placed to keep the bicyclists next to the parked cars, with the buffer between the bike lane and the traffic...
Forum: Northeast 07-13-16, 03:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,366
Posted By AngeloDolce
Will you be bicycling across the Route 40 [Hatem]...

Will you be bicycling across the Route 40 [Hatem] bridge Wednesday? I believe going South(West) you won't have to deal with the toll but bicycle access is still new.

Let us know how the bridge is.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-04-16, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
Posted By AngeloDolce
This is fairly typical here also. There is more...

This is fairly typical here also. There is more money for transportation than for parks, and sometimes a need to pay lip service to non-motorized transportation. The plans mention commuters to be...
Forum: Northeast 07-04-16, 01:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,366
Posted By AngeloDolce
As Wilfried noted, Bolt is owned by Greyhound;...

As Wilfried noted, Bolt is owned by Greyhound; Megabus is a separate company. Both stop on streets (although the Amtrak stations in Philadelphia and Richmond don't have bus stops, so all the buses...
Forum: Northeast 07-04-16, 09:01 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,983
Posted By AngeloDolce
Yes, I rode with the cars and trucks on Route...

Yes, I rode with the cars and trucks on Route 1-9. Once.

In other states, guard rails and bridge barriers are built to keep people out. I never saw an entrance to the side walk and standing still...
Forum: Northeast 07-04-16, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By AngeloDolce
http://times-up.org/about/contact-information/time...

http://times-up.org/about/contact-information/times-brooklyn

Times Up! has a repair space in Brooklyn just over the Williamsburg Bridge. Good collection of tools and helpful people (crowded, it...
Forum: Northeast 06-18-16, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By AngeloDolce
Bicycle Access on Hatem Bridge Begins July 1...

Bicycle Access on Hatem Bridge Begins July 1 (http://www.mdot.maryland.gov/News/Releases2016/2016_June10_BICYCLE_ACCESS_ON_HATEM_BRIDGE_BEGINS_JULY1)
You will be allowed to use the bridge (for...
Forum: Northeast 06-18-16, 01:34 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,983
Posted By AngeloDolce
I'll add a few comments on my experience last...

I'll add a few comments on my experience last year and earlier this year. I had no problems between Newark and Kearny/Harrison, but didn't find a good route from Jersey City to Kearny.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 06-18-16, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By AngeloDolce
Thanks for the mentions of the Lake Washington...

Thanks for the mentions of the Lake Washington Loop, especially confirming that the I-90 trail is bikeable all the way from Bellevue across Mercer Island into Seattle. The weather is supposed to be...
Forum: Commuting 06-16-16, 09:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,581
Posted By AngeloDolce
I'll add a late comment agreeing that the Linus...

I'll add a late comment agreeing that the Linus looks fine for commuting, and don't worry about someone trying to sell you another bike, or being paid by the delivery. I commuted 7 miles for years...
Forum: Commuting 06-10-16, 10:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 974
Posted By AngeloDolce
I have a Performance garment Pannier I bought on...

I have a Performance garment Pannier I bought on eBay 10-15 years ago, and looked at the description in the links. The Nashbar pannier looks similar to the Performance pannier I have.

I...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 06-09-16, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By AngeloDolce
Thanks for the suggestion (and the Strava link).

Thanks for the suggestion (and the Strava link).
Forum: Northeast 06-09-16, 02:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,366
Posted By AngeloDolce
Thanks for the info. Are you saying you signed...

Thanks for the info. Are you saying you signed up on the Bolt site? I generally took NJ Transit/SEPTA when I was in NJ (better service from NJ than Bolt), but maybe I'll sign up for Bolt's reward...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 06-09-16, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By AngeloDolce
I'll definitely be staying in Bellevue, near the...

I'll definitely be staying in Bellevue, near the office about mile east of Bellevue Square, so it would be nice to ride in Bellevue a few times.

It sounds like Seattle might have some...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 06-08-16, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By AngeloDolce
Short trip to Bellevue/Seattle

I'll be working in Bellevue for 2 weeks this month, and one week in mid-July. I doubt I'll fit a bicycle or helmet on the plane, but I'm still curious about bicycling locally for transportation....
Forum: Northeast 06-03-16, 07:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,366
Posted By AngeloDolce
Ferdinand, Any issues taking your bike on...

Ferdinand,

Any issues taking your bike on the bus, especially the full bus on Sunday? I assume it was a full size bike (i.e. not folding)?

I expect to take Bolt to Boston next week, and I may...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-29-16, 03:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 644
Posted By AngeloDolce
http://www.bikecatalogs.org/RALEIGH/1973/Catalog/F...

http://www.bikecatalogs.org/RALEIGH/1973/Catalog/FULL/1973_RALEIGH_14.jpg

All the Sprites I've seen came with upright handlebars/stems, stem shifters (to go with the handlebars), fenders, and...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-20-16, 12:46 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,282
Posted By AngeloDolce
Over time 1. Instruction from other...

Over time

1. Instruction from other bicyclists (mostly for changing flats when I was a kid, minor adjustments)
2. Inspection - bicycles are fairly simple and parts are visible
3. Manufacturer's...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-20-16, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11,205
Views: 1,010,850
Posted By AngeloDolce
Sorry for more questions, and I'll give a few...

Sorry for more questions, and I'll give a few more suggestions:

Is this the bike you purchased late last year? The paint and chrome are beautiful.

(1) Did all 3 gears work when you bought the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-18-16, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11,205
Views: 1,010,850
Posted By AngeloDolce
Can you tell if they are internal parts (takes...

Can you tell if they are internal parts (takes some effort to identify and find), or external parts (which are much easier to find and may not necessarily need to be Sturmey Archer specific)?
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-17-16, 11:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,663
Posted By AngeloDolce
I've noticed different driver behavior in...

I've noticed different driver behavior in different cities. It sounds like you are fortunate to have better trained transit drivers than some of the rest of us. Some times the problem really is...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-17-16, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11,205
Views: 1,010,850
Posted By AngeloDolce
There are 3 aspects that need to be assembled and...

There are 3 aspects that need to be assembled and adjusted (in order)

1. Internal parts of the hub
2. External parts of the hub
3. Shifter, especially indicator rod (rod that is inserted into...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-12-16, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11,205
Views: 1,010,850
Posted By AngeloDolce
For suggestions on (2), what does not work in...

For suggestions on (2), what does not work in gear 1?
Do gears 2 and 3 give different gears and work correctly?

Adjusting the cable is the easiest check to make, and solves many problems. If...
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