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Forum: Northeast 08-15-13, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By The Human Car
I've ridden all the roads you mentioned but I'm...

I've ridden all the roads you mentioned but I'm not the best one to answer your question.

These guys should be able to help. http://www.potomacpedalers.org/
Forum: Foo 05-28-13, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 252
Posted By The Human Car
I had like 1700 in front of me and that took days...

I had like 1700 in front of me and that took days and days.
Forum: Foo 05-27-13, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 252
Posted By The Human Car
FWIW I've been http://theoldreader.com It took...

FWIW I've been http://theoldreader.com It took forever to set up (I assume mass migration from Google, so it might be better now) but once I started using it I like it.
Forum: Commuting 05-22-13, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By The Human Car
I'll note that with the police you should be fine...

I'll note that with the police you should be fine in avoiding a ticket but if an accident happens they could go all legal screwy with you. Some states specify the color (generally red) so that needs...
Forum: Southwest 05-01-13, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By The Human Car
I don't do off-road but maybe this might help....

I don't do off-road but maybe this might help. http://tucsonbiketrails.wikispaces.com/
Forum: Commuting 03-02-13, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By The Human Car
I am assuming the Homewood Campus 1. Not...

I am assuming the Homewood Campus

1. Not sure what what to recommend on where to live around there (all nearby areas are not that bad) but I would start with craigslist.
2. Baltimore Bicycle...
Forum: Southwest 02-14-13, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By The Human Car
http://www.arizonacyclist.com/

http://www.arizonacyclist.com/
Forum: Foo 02-11-13, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 286
Posted By The Human Car
I heard the latest version of Java fixes the...

I heard the latest version of Java fixes the security issues. Chrome asks me if I want to run Java for each website and it hasn't run in ages (except for the Java version check.)
Forum: Road Cycling 01-20-13, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By The Human Car
I cheated and took the train from Trenton NJ to...

I cheated and took the train from Trenton NJ to NYC. Easy one day trip. ;)

http://www.njtransit.com/rg/rg_servlet.srv?hdnPageAction=BikeProgramTo

Check with Biller's Bikes if they'll ferry you...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-14-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By The Human Car
I'm not sure about Michigan laws but that sounds...

I'm not sure about Michigan laws but that sounds wrong to me. These links might be of interest:
http://iyield4peds.org/2012/06/surprising-aspects-of-florida-pedestrian-laws/...
Forum: Northeast 01-10-13, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 425,479
Posted By The Human Car
The two very pro-female rider shops I know of: ...

The two very pro-female rider shops I know of:
Penny (the owner) does fittings at Light St. Cycles http://lightstcycles.com/ (Baltimore)
Proteus was also known to be good for female fittings but...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-02-13, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By The Human Car
Multi-lane, high-speed roadways made uncontrolled...

Multi-lane, high-speed roadways made uncontrolled pedestrian crosswalks unsafe. The motorist yielding compliance rates were less than 2% overall at these crosswalks....
Forum: Road Cycling 10-15-12, 10:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,377
Posted By The Human Car
http://i.imgur.com/HKvvt.jpg Aero bars are...

http://i.imgur.com/HKvvt.jpg

Aero bars are always good. ;)
Forum: Vehicular Cycling (VC) 10-10-12, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 837
Posted By The Human Car
My main gripe is why doesn't the Bicycle Friendly...

My main gripe is why doesn't the Bicycle Friendly State Program ranking reflect how well a given state is in accommodating cyclists?

There are lots of answers (justifications) on why that is but I...
Forum: Northeast 09-27-12, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By The Human Car
Mountain biking is pretty awesome near there:...

Mountain biking is pretty awesome near there: http://www.gpstrailsource.com/Maps.aspx?MapID=42
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-19-12, 03:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,502
Posted By The Human Car
FWIW My experience is such that trails with no...

FWIW My experience is such that trails with no centerline marking peds tend to walk in the middle making it difficult for cyclists pass with a safety buffer. Trails with centerlines peds tend to stay...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-17-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By The Human Car
And in AZ... no charges. :/ SUV responsible for...

And in AZ... no charges. :/
SUV responsible for cyclist injury is torched minutes after accident (http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=166779536&sec=722714)
Forum: Commuting 09-17-12, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By The Human Car
Can you point to how to get the CSV file? That...

Can you point to how to get the CSV file? That would help a lot. Though I found when working with government if there is no direct link to the data you quote they tend to not believe you. :/
Forum: Commuting 09-16-12, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By The Human Car
The American Community Survey used to have a...

The American Community Survey used to have a table called "COMMUTING CHARACTERISTICS BY SEX" that contained the mode share of cycling as the main mode of transportation to work. But I'll be danged if...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-14-12, 04:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,519
Posted By The Human Car
OK, I found this: ...

OK, I found this:

http://taxfoundation.org/article/state-gasoline-tax-rates-january-1-2012

So it's not most states that have sales tax.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-12-12, 02:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,519
Posted By The Human Car
Sorry but state tax on gasoline is not sales tax,...

Sorry but state tax on gasoline is not sales tax, it goes into the HURF. http://www.azdot.gov/Inside_ADOT/FMS/Hurfund.asp
Completely different from buying a TV.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-12-12, 11:39 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,519
Posted By The Human Car
I would support a "user fee" just like they do...

I would support a "user fee" just like they do for automobiles. So just as the gas you buy is exempt from sales tax and the tax that is collected goes into a specialty fund, do the same for cyclists,...
Forum: Commuting 09-03-12, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By The Human Car
http://youtu.be/C_TVhc3bFqM FWIW The Youtube...

http://youtu.be/C_TVhc3bFqM

FWIW The Youtube icon on the bottom of the video lets you "Watch on Youtube", where you can get this information.
Forum: Commuting 08-24-12, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By The Human Car
Mountain bike / cruiser transition video

Ages ago someone asked about this video and I finally found it... enjoy

http://youtu.be/C_TVhc3bFqM
Forum: Commuting 08-15-12, 09:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,476
Posted By The Human Car
My favorite is when I'm out on a long ride on the...

My favorite is when I'm out on a long ride on the weekend and get asked directions: "How should I know, I'm 40 miles from home." - That usually gets a great reaction.
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