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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-06-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,317
Posted By wsbob
"...So again I ask the question - why should I...

"...So again I ask the question - why should I care what motorists think of my behavior on my bicycle? If the status quo is anarchy why should I toe the line?" JoeyBike


You'll have to answer...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-03-13, 03:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,848
Posted By wsbob
rmcleod...thanks for the info. Glad your friend...

rmcleod...thanks for the info. Glad your friend is healing well, and back at work. If you come by any other news related to the collision that's available for posting in a public setting like this...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-01-13, 03:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,848
Posted By wsbob
[/QUOTE] In a search 'cyclist collision' of...

[/QUOTE]

In a search 'cyclist collision' of the Denver Post and the Daily Camera, I didn't manage to bring up articles about this particular collision. A lot of articles though, about other...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-01-13, 03:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,848
Posted By wsbob
Has anyone reading here had an opportunity to...

Has anyone reading here had an opportunity to read the police report for this collision, or have links to local news stories that may have been written about the collision? I'm wondering why, aside...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-11-13, 01:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,341
Posted By wsbob
Data...for Portland or one of its' neighborhoods...

Data...for Portland or one of its' neighborhoods for which a NL style cycle-track might be considered, that indicates interest on the part of residents in using a cycle-track, if one existed in their...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-10-13, 01:39 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,341
Posted By wsbob
Depending upon the type of rider it is that it's...

Depending upon the type of rider it is that it's hoped will start biking and make biking a regular practice, depending on a given road/traffic situation, bike lanes most certainly may be considered...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-09-13, 01:52 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,341
Posted By wsbob
The City Club committee did not propose removal...

The City Club committee did not propose removal of bike lanes. The closest it might be said the committee comes to proposing that bike lanes be removed, is in conceding that for various reasons, some...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-07-13, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By wsbob
Doesn't seem as though it's your fault that parts...

Doesn't seem as though it's your fault that parts have to be switched from their faulty frame, which, if it was sold as an assembled bike by Norco, they would logically be obliged to provide you with...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-06-13, 11:57 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,341
Posted By wsbob
Not enough info in your description of the...

Not enough info in your description of the streets you're riding, to have a good sense of why people driving are yelling at you. Maybe NYC drivers are habitually more cranky than they are here in the...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-05-13, 02:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,012
Posted By wsbob
Stop or at the very least, come to a virtual...

Stop or at the very least, come to a virtual stop...1-2 mph, to show them you're looking for cross traffic and proceeding cautiously. I think that's what cops mainly need to see. Of course, if for...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-01-13, 02:37 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,341
Posted By wsbob
I think "...cycling advocate group..." was...

I think "...cycling advocate group..." was spare_wheel, probably being sarcastic. Here's a link to an article titled "City Club Research Report Strongly Endorses Biking", that bikeportland published...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-08-13, 08:42 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,601
Posted By wsbob
The death of the red light running cyclist the OP...

The death of the red light running cyclist the OP provided a link to a story about, says they aren't overestimating the risks associated with rolling through stop signs and red lights. Even the...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-07-13, 12:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,293
Posted By wsbob
Wondered whether you've ever take any of the Bike...

Wondered whether you've ever take any of the Bike NY classes, or had anything to do with that group. The 5/8 CitiBike street skills class seems to be full, however many people that is. Bike NY has an...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-07-13, 12:12 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,601
Posted By wsbob
I added the bold to the comment below: ...

I added the bold to the comment below:




Possibly most, but definitely not all. The people that don't know when it's safe or not safe to go through stop signs, red lights, or break other...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-06-13, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 962
Posted By wsbob
As I said: "Some people seem to assume this...

As I said:
"Some people seem to assume this guy was out to hurt people, when his objective may have been not to hurt them, but only to discourage people from riding certain trails. Either way, the...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-06-13, 01:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 962
Posted By wsbob
This story got a fair bit of press coverage. Link...

This story got a fair bit of press coverage. Link to a Mail Tribune story: http://www.mailtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130306/NEWS/303060315. An excerpt from that story to which I added...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-28-13, 01:35 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,177
Posted By wsbob
Whether your 10-11 mph speed was too fast for the...

Whether your 10-11 mph speed was too fast for the situation you described, depends on other factors as well, such as, how fast the little girl and her father were traveling, and how heavy traffic on...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-21-13, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 766
Posted By wsbob
In the U.S., where they exist, bike lanes, are...

In the U.S., where they exist, bike lanes, are almost always directly adjoining the right main lane of the road, rather than located some distance away from the road. Bike lanes of this type tend to...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-13-13, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By wsbob
What are some things of concern that occur to you...

What are some things of concern that occur to you about the situation you described, involving use of a trailer for transporting a child? Here's a link to Burley's page describing Safety and...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-13-13, 02:27 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,542
Posted By wsbob
Note: bottom quote excerpted. ...

Note: bottom quote excerpted.






This is a bike weblog, so naturally, people will report about incidents involving bikes. If it were a pedestrian weblog, no doubt, someone would comment...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-12-13, 01:24 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,542
Posted By wsbob
Note: I added the bold, to the quotes below: ...

Note: I added the bold, to the quotes below:




That's a good question. I don't think there's any one answer for all situations, but there probably are some valid points that might be raised...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-11-13, 04:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,611
Posted By wsbob
The pedestrian may share some responsibility for...

The pedestrian may share some responsibility for such a collision. I think the general rule of thumb, is that motor vehicle and other vehicle road users are obliged to grant pedestrians the right of...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-11-13, 12:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,542
Posted By wsbob
The OP's story raises some good points. In many...

The OP's story raises some good points. In many road situations, vulnerable road users are obliged to rely on people driving motor vehicles, not to collide with them. Riders themselves can evaluate...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-09-13, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By wsbob
In the Post story, there isn't enough info about...

In the Post story, there isn't enough info about the situation leading up to and at the moment of the collision, to be able to understand what led to the collision, and who is at fault.

Johnsen...
Forum: Vehicular Cycling (VC) 04-08-13, 01:43 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 19,228
Posted By wsbob
I added the bold to the quote below: ...

I added the bold to the quote below:





In U.S. cities, in some urban and suburban community situations, I think there is potential for a wide range of the population irregardless of wealth,...
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