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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-18-16, 06:48 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,303
Posted By billew
I guess you didn't read the comments on the link,...

I guess you didn't read the comments on the link, overwhelmingly pro Sharrow as I am.
I have experienced a great before and after, I have lived at my house for about seven years and it is a city...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-09-15, 08:55 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 59,381
Posted By billew
I have ridden all the routes through Rhode Island...

I have ridden all the routes through Rhode Island and in the southern part of the state there are three ways to go: Route 1a which it seems they took down the coast then I guess they would cross back...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-08-15, 03:54 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 59,381
Posted By billew
I never saw him or his "wife" and I don't think...

I never saw him or his "wife" and I don't think he was riding in town at all. The local media is where I first heard about him and his "ride" days before it went national. In fact not the local Patch...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-07-15, 11:30 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 59,381
Posted By billew
I live in Newport and he has not been seen riding...

I live in Newport and he has not been seen riding and I stopped in at Newport Bicycle and I don't think they are too proud of him. Maybe less skeptical than me. Getting over the bridges is all of a 5...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-02-15, 10:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By billew
Wouldn't this already be legal in a "Stand your...

Wouldn't this already be legal in a "Stand your ground" state? After all you are in fear for your life and being threatened with deadly force.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-27-15, 07:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,279
Posted By billew
It seems not knowing what one is talking about...

It seems not knowing what one is talking about isn't stopping anyone from piping in. Please do not use oil heavier than 20w, do not use 3 in 1 red it turns into a gummy mess. 3 in 1 makes a blue can...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 10-08-14, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,485
Posted By billew
I take a cable lock 1/4" x 6' which is enough to...

I take a cable lock 1/4" x 6' which is enough to go through both wheels and frame or a medium sized tree.
I'm not weight weenie about things and I'd rather know I can lock up my bike and leave it...
Forum: Living Car Free 08-21-14, 07:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,668
Posted By billew
I haven't seen any scratches on my bike frames as...

I haven't seen any scratches on my bike frames as the bike rests on the handlebar and pedal, I always put the bike with the drive side up, the drivers don't swerve or otherwise drive recklessly. I am...
Forum: Living Car Free 08-20-14, 11:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,668
Posted By billew
My state has one public transit system and all...

My state has one public transit system and all buses have racks mostly the type that hook over the front wheel. They are easy to use and I've never had a driver get mad about the racks. we have had...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-29-14, 09:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,343
Posted By billew
I am with Roody on this one, I see no need to...

I am with Roody on this one, I see no need to wear one and I have been car free all my life. If I have ball cap hair I keep the hat on, or get a short hair cut.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-14, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,240
Posted By billew
I have restored several GPs and he could be lucky...

I have restored several GPs and he could be lucky and have a Gazelle frame with some nice lugs for cheaper bike. This is a 1976 example.Original rims were steel Rigida with Atom hubs and Malliard...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-03-14, 11:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,939
Posted By billew
Sidewalks are pretty rare in Lebanon Ct, Bruce....

Sidewalks are pretty rare in Lebanon Ct, Bruce. I've ridden a lot there, my GF lived on Village Hill.
Casio in my city riding on the sidewalk will get a $75.00 ticket if you can find a cop that...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-03-14, 10:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,144
Posted By billew
I have no idea where raqball's utopia where cops...

I have no idea where raqball's utopia where cops aren't above the law but it isn't where I live. Our cops in Rhode Island have the magic Police Officer's Bill Of Rights in which crimes are swept...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-27-14, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 377,750
Posted By billew
I have used roller skates in rinks and on the...

I have used roller skates in rinks and on the street since the early 70's in fact for about 16 years I skated the streets about 20 hours a week. I fell many hundreds of times and never once hit my...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-26-14, 09:21 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,699
Posted By billew
I expect the reflector has as much chance as a...

I expect the reflector has as much chance as a tail light in stopping a drunk or distracted driver from hitting me. Why blame the kids? Other drivers passed by without killing them.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-26-14, 08:58 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,699
Posted By billew
Excuse me for saying this but the bike snobbery...

Excuse me for saying this but the bike snobbery on this forum gets tiresome. These kids had the legally required rear reflectors on two bikes. Finding fault because they didn't go further with $50.00...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-26-14, 01:27 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,699
Posted By billew
Did everyone miss the fact that this is a cop's...

Did everyone miss the fact that this is a cop's wife, the husband was following in another vehicle refused to give CPR or call 911? Read the comments on the original story.
Forum: Living Car Free 03-26-14, 11:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,133
Posted By billew
Green Airport PVD in Rhode Island has bike racks...

Green Airport PVD in Rhode Island has bike racks at the Commuter Rail "T" stop it is possible to ride from the airport or place your bike on the train off rush hour or on public busses and get to...
Forum: Living Car Free 03-26-14, 10:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,078
Posted By billew
You must be talking about Plumtree, my GF lives...

You must be talking about Plumtree, my GF lives by the golf course. The lane is substandard with some narrow parts barely 30" wide and grates and it starts and ends into nothing AKA bike lane to...
Forum: Northeast 12-22-13, 11:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,915
Posted By billew
I have been on a number of the trails and or MUPs...

I have been on a number of the trails and or MUPs mentioned before. Starting with the most rural would be the Airline in Connecticut it is in two sections north and south both meet at Willimantic,...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-30-13, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 628
Posted By billew
I had a NY asshat in an Audi cross the double...

I had a NY asshat in an Audi cross the double yellow on a downhill blind curve while I was going the speed limit with oncoming vehicles while blownig his "I'm a rich NY assh*le" horn. I feel your...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 09-30-13, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By billew
This is a rare bike but I doubt you'll get what...

This is a rare bike but I doubt you'll get what it's worth. This is a great bike I just restored a men's a few months ago. All alloy except the frame if it was bigger I would be riding it my self....
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-30-13, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 628
Posted By billew
I have agree with Turbo here, in millitary...

I have agree with Turbo here, in millitary parlance it is called situational awareness. Keep your attention and eyes moving, learn to see through the windshields of the cars in front and look around...
Forum: Vehicular Cycling (VC) 09-18-13, 08:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,303
Posted By billew
GeneC I have been on my share of higher speed 2...

GeneC I have been on my share of higher speed 2 travel one turn lane highways. I will go anywhere I absolutely have to go but that doesn't mean I go out of my way to. The great thing about 375 year...
Forum: Vehicular Cycling (VC) 09-17-13, 06:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,303
Posted By billew
Yes I have to say that riding in the city of...

Yes I have to say that riding in the city of Newport is great for the most part with the whole city 25mph limit and even in the off season I hold my own keeping up with traffic. It is a colonial city...
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