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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-17-14, 05:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,395
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I have to do that anyway, dodging all the...

I have to do that anyway, dodging all the potholes on my route. Really, they range from mildly annoying to spine/rim busting. I have them memorized and slalom them.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-13-14, 03:14 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 8,341
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Call 'em whatever you want, a sidewalk is will...

Call 'em whatever you want, a sidewalk is will always be a sidewalk. :thumb:
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-11-14, 10:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,088
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My 50cc scooter takes up less room than my...

My 50cc scooter takes up less room than my bicycle :P
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-09-14, 10:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,543
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I like it when infrastructure is changed or added...

I like it when infrastructure is changed or added or there is a conversation about it, but really, I've used a bicycle for transportation since the 60's if you count when I was a kid. I would log...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-08-14, 11:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,279
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I actually rode those roads. There are looooong...

I actually rode those roads. There are looooong straigt-a-ways that cars go 50+ in between the zillions of signals. Way too fast for the cars that are pulling into the roadway from parking lots or...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-08-14, 10:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,279
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As someone who traveled that roadóbiked that...

As someone who traveled that roadóbiked that forsaken area for a few years, I agree with everything written.
That mindset is big in southern states. SC is a state that is putting in more and more of...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-07-14, 01:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,542
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There is a guy on my commute who does this. I...

There is a guy on my commute who does this. I have to think of one of the most common complaints I get from people I work with about bicyclists, and that is when they filter, cars 'have to' keep...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-07-14, 10:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,167
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Mine too . . . If they think we are ever even...

Mine too . . . If they think we are ever even going to be considered as 'equals' they are very far away from reality.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-07-14, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,706
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Or, because it was a car/cycle collision,...

Or, because it was a car/cycle collision, authority people need something, anything as a reason to dismiss it and let the driver off.
Tire and pedal :lol: is as good as any.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-07-14, 07:27 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,411
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We have no way of ever knowing, but I will go all...

We have no way of ever knowing, but I will go all VC radical here and conjecture that there is a whole corner full of people who now have a very negative opinion of bike riders. They will go tell the...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-07-14, 06:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,167
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Developers have deep pockets and own the members...

Developers have deep pockets and own the members of certain zoning boards in every state. They are by and large responsible for the inefficient way our country has built out. The money they pay to...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-07-14, 03:29 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,411
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Cyclists are exactly like car people in that they...

Cyclists are exactly like car people in that they are always looking for a reason to say it's not their fault when they hit someone.
Riding like a jackass--way faster than all surrounding traffic--...
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 10-06-14, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
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Hey Tom! I haven't been in P&R for a while so I...

Hey Tom! I haven't been in P&R for a while so I didnt know if you are 'back' or not. I hope all is well. If the robo avatar is stuck there, really, no big deal, don't sweat the small stuff :)
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 10-05-14, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
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Thank you Tractorlegs and CBRider:thumb: I...

Thank you Tractorlegs and CBRider:thumb:
I wanted the scooter pic back because it has my real name on it.
It is crazy how the robots just showed up and now won't leave~ Sort of like an undesirable...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-05-14, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,063
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When I lived in an urban area, it was never...

When I lived in an urban area, it was never really a problem(for me anyway), it was when I moved to Amish country in PA and having a few things happen in a very short period of time, I was able to...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-05-14, 09:26 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 8,452
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On a travel page I visit, I explained to a...

On a travel page I visit, I explained to a Portland cyclist that over on the east coast, Portland is considered a Mecca for cycling by some, or at least that is my impression, and how I wanted to...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-05-14, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,217
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I thought I was the only one. Nice to see Im not....

I thought I was the only one. Nice to see Im not.
To further muddy the waters around here, I became aware that undercover police in Louisville are using Papa John roof tents on beater cars. I saw...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-05-14, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,217
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Petty? maybe . . . but I think those Jimmy John...

Petty? maybe . . . but I think those Jimmy John ads that say how fast their delivery is are sort of irresponsible too. I live in an urban setting with very narrow streets and delivery drivers drive...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-05-14, 08:17 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,581
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In a lot of places, and when it comes to cars,...

In a lot of places, and when it comes to cars, when people do stuff en masse, it sort of becomes unwritten rule of the road.
For instance when I lived in Hell, ooops . . . I mean South Florida,...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-04-14, 04:46 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 8,452
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I have experienced this in a few places. With al...

I have experienced this in a few places. With al positive results except in Vermont, where the same white caddy would buzz me every morning on Rt 4.
Here in Louisville, I have established a rapport...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-04-14, 04:10 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 8,452
Posted By -=(8)=-
What are you willing to give to get?

What are you willing to give to get?
Forum: Commuting 10-04-14, 02:37 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,321
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If you come to a internet forum a lot of people...

If you come to a internet forum a lot of people are really into, and adamant about bicycle riding. Thats all good, but sometimes things get a little overcomplicated.
I have a formula that worked for...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-04-14, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,063
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I was a ninja for years. I just had no way of...

I was a ninja for years. I just had no way of understanding how "un-seen"(?) I was. I think that is still the issue with lots of riders, they assume cars headlights light them up perfectly well and...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-04-14, 08:52 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,824
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I don't interpret that as a front brake at all....

I don't interpret that as a front brake at all. Just because there is and "s", it still doesn't imply front brake. It also says "a brake".
In the end, fixies cannot stop like braked bikes, even...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-04-14, 07:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,403
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Also, if you click on the "Advocacy" in my Sig,...

Also, if you click on the "Advocacy" in my Sig, you will see what has served me quite well in Kentucky, and a pic of me styling in it in the upper left corner. ;)
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