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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-03-16, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,347
Posted By dpeters11
I want more with B-Cycle, they have reciprocity.

I want more with B-Cycle, they have reciprocity.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-28-16, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By dpeters11
It's in the works in Ohio along with a dead red...

It's in the works in Ohio along with a dead red provision. It's already the law locally in Cincinnati. No one has ever been cited under it as far as I know. What is really needed is education,...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 02-26-16, 09:36 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 90,808
Posted By dpeters11
Thanks, I'll try that. Yeah, I really think...

Thanks, I'll try that.

Yeah, I really think I'll like them. Funny thing is when I got the first package, I realized both were left grips, so they had to send me a right, from Italy. Now I just...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 02-25-16, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By dpeters11
Do they ever? A guy was just acquitted here in...

Do they ever? A guy was just acquitted here in Ohio for killing two cyclists he hit while making an illegal left turn while texting because "he didn't see them."
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 02-25-16, 12:03 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 90,808
Posted By dpeters11
I won a pair of Brooks Ergon GP1 grips and went...

I won a pair of Brooks Ergon GP1 grips and went to put them on my FX 7.5 (I believe a 2011). I eventually got the originals off, but realized I was in trouble when the new grips slid on with almost...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-11-16, 10:27 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,273
Posted By dpeters11
There are towns like this. I don't know about...

There are towns like this. I don't know about Indiana, but at one point in Ohio there was a town that required cyclists to use the sidewalk, walking their bikes across crosswalks. This was in...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-08-16, 11:42 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,273
Posted By dpeters11
I've thought that maybe we should require that...

I've thought that maybe we should require that drivers take a new written exam when they renew their license, maybe concentrating on the changes in the laws in the past 10 years or so.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-08-16, 11:40 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,273
Posted By dpeters11
In other cases, if someone isn't travelling at...

In other cases, if someone isn't travelling at vehicle speed, they are impeding traffic to the officer. In the case of my state, it had to go the the appeal to state that as long as you are...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-07-16, 05:50 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,273
Posted By dpeters11
In many ways, the appeal was a good thing, at...

In many ways, the appeal was a good thing, at least since it went the right way. It carries more weight from a legal standpoint for the future. We had a case on impeding traffic in Ohio that went to...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-02-16, 02:38 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,573
Posted By dpeters11
Plus, it wasn't a non-criminal offense. Violation...

Plus, it wasn't a non-criminal offense. Violation would mean potentially 30 days in jail and/or $500 fine, plus restitution to the "victim" whatever that really would be and could mean loss of...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-02-16, 12:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,573
Posted By dpeters11
There is the common courtesy, but this particular...

There is the common courtesy, but this particular bill didn't seem to make a distinction of pulling over where it was safe to do so but seemed to suggest that as soon as a vehicle was behind you to...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-02-16, 12:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,573
Posted By dpeters11
An article I saw said that the vote to kill the...

An article I saw said that the vote to kill the bill was unanimous. So the main sponsor of the bill who chairs that committee also voted to kill it?
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-28-16, 07:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,573
Posted By dpeters11
Enforcement is a key aspect. In Ohio, you are...

Enforcement is a key aspect. In Ohio, you are legally required to use your parking brake every time you park. Most drivers only use it when on a grade. It's not enforced unless it were to actually...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-26-16, 05:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,573
Posted By dpeters11
I also notice that some of the sponsors of this...

I also notice that some of the sponsors of this bill voted for the safe passing bill last year.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-23-16, 06:43 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,573
Posted By dpeters11
Dangerous bill proposal in South Dakota

And this isn't just one insane Representative, it's 11 Representatives and three Senators. Cyclists would be required to get off the road in a no passing zone to allow traffic to pass, or face up to...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-18-16, 11:46 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,482
Posted By dpeters11
18 feet at the pole or where it's sagging on the...

18 feet at the pole or where it's sagging on the left side of the road? It looks like it drops below 15 feet, or at least close enough that as you're coming up on it from the other direction you'd be...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-18-16, 09:46 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,482
Posted By dpeters11
I looked at a fairly random lettered road,...

I looked at a fairly random lettered road, choosing a location not too far from a decently populated city. There do seem to be trees.
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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-18-16, 09:16 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,482
Posted By dpeters11
Missouri bill requires bicyclists to fly 15-foot...

Missouri bill requires bicyclists to fly 15-foot flag on country roads (http://www.news-leader.com/story/news/2016/01/14/missouri-bill-requires-bicyclists-fly-15-foot-flag-country-roads/78793968/)...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-14-16, 10:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,482
Posted By dpeters11
Missouri lawmaker wants 15' pole with flag requirement on lettered highways

He apparently tried to ban cyclists on these roads, but now has moved to requiring a florescent flag a minimum of 15 feet above the ground.
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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-03-15, 02:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,678
Posted By dpeters11
It'd be an actual Ghost bike, the ones sold at...

It'd be an actual Ghost bike, the ones sold at REI.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-25-15, 07:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,101
Posted By dpeters11
No, but I can't imagine that Xanax, Zoloft and...

No, but I can't imagine that Xanax, Zoloft and Pamelor with alcohol is a good combination.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-04-15, 10:13 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,045
Posted By dpeters11
Got it. This actually happened down the road from...

Got it. This actually happened down the road from me, he was killed. The driver had to pay $1000, do 100 hours of comm. service and serve two years home arrest.

You're right, all indications had...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-03-15, 09:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,045
Posted By dpeters11
What's actually a bit scary is that I recognized...

What's actually a bit scary is that I recognized that scene immediately. Are you in Cincinnati? If so, you might look at doing a ride with the Cincinnati Cycle Club or Urban Basin, find one that fits...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-07-15, 07:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By dpeters11
Cyclist killed during warmup for Kansas State Time Trials

No details released, other than she was hit by a truck.

Glenda Taylor, head of Washburn University art department, killed in bicycle-truck wreck | CJOnline.com...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-05-15, 09:45 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,881
Posted By dpeters11
It's hard to look at a still image and figure out...

It's hard to look at a still image and figure out what is actually going through someone's mind based on a frozen expression.
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