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  1. Out in Seattle thryve recently started cracking...

    Out in Seattle thryve recently started cracking down on MUP riders who go over the posted 10-15mph speed limits. There was a story this past summer on cops with radar *** on the bike paths giving out...
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    76!

    76!
  3. i get this the most often. "oh i mistook you for...

    i get this the most often. "oh i mistook you for the jimmy johns delivery guy!"

    all in good fun though.
  4. Thread: Finally

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    10 miles is plenty per 1 direction for a commute....

    10 miles is plenty per 1 direction for a commute. Mine's 16 and I'm wishing sometimes it'd be less, considering the amount of riding I do on weekends...
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    I skipped through it but it didn't seem like many...

    I skipped through it but it didn't seem like many drivers were aggressive against the cyclist, which, IMO, is what makes many of our commutes dangerous and/or thrilling.
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    There's a couple installed around various parts...

    There's a couple installed around various parts of my old university campus. it's useful for students who never carry tools, can't afford or be bothered with them, and are smart enough to figure out...
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    i had a car pace me on a country road for like 5...

    i had a car pace me on a country road for like 5 minutes, then pass me with like 3 inches to spare, going probably 0.5 mph faster than me, all the while refusing to move left of the double yellow...
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    When I'm riding in downtown Seattle, most of the...

    When I'm riding in downtown Seattle, most of the aggressive drivers I encounter have out of state license plates. In the past few years I can recall a handful from Alaska, and a spattering from...
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    This. Plus the 100PSI limit and non-Presta valve...

    This. Plus the 100PSI limit and non-Presta valve thing...
  10. if you can afford to, and are paranoid about...

    if you can afford to, and are paranoid about losing your bike, keep it inside, never lock it outside. if you must lock it outside, make sure your bike doesn't look as nice as the others surrounding...
  11. I know what you mean I commute downtown Seattle...

    I know what you mean I commute downtown Seattle every day on bike! Here's a few critical tweaks I've had to make in the past few cold days:

    GLOVES
    I've been doubling up on my gloves - a tight,...
  12. i do exactly this!

    i do exactly this!
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    Riding in the rain is one of those things my...

    Riding in the rain is one of those things my non-cyclist friends don't understand and think I'm crazy, but it's so freakin fun (especially the hot shower afterwards)!
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    If only we were as cool as you :rolleyes:

    If only we were as cool as you :rolleyes:
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    did this one too, finished a 16 mile commute...

    did this one too, finished a 16 mile commute route feeling stupid the entire way. i hate it when i see other bicyclists without helmets since they give us a bad rap. at least now i can give them some...
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    Depending on how much this thing costs I'd rather...

    Depending on how much this thing costs I'd rather get streetlights installed or more bike paths paved. it doesn't look like you can substitute this for headlights since it's not bright enough and...
  17. 2 bikes for the price of 1 (and court time),...

    2 bikes for the price of 1 (and court time), excellent!
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    I use thermal and water resistant. When there's...

    I use thermal and water resistant. When there's heavy rain I carry a small dry towel and an extra pair of gloves.
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    Pretty much always give a nod, finger lifts,...

    Pretty much always give a nod, finger lifts, smile, or verbal hi. About 50% don't respond or look at me despite me stating them down from 30 yards and closing.
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    Smile and wave. Your life isn't worth the...

    Smile and wave. Your life isn't worth the potential altercation that could have insued. Glad you're OK!
  21. Yes I think any mall parking will be...

    Yes I think any mall parking will be significantly better. I have 2 friends whose cars got broken into around Robson downtown area both of whom parked in garages...or if you find underground paid...
  22. I used to work in Vancouver for 2 years and rode...

    I used to work in Vancouver for 2 years and rode my bike a lot there for recreational purposes. I wouldn't recommend parking in a garage tower since there are actually more homeless people there,...
  23. saw a middle aged white male riding a black trek...

    saw a middle aged white male riding a black trek around 5:30pm today on 4th. you?
  24. Which color is your bike and which streets do you...

    Which color is your bike and which streets do you take? I have seen at least 1 red and one blue trek around on 4th or 5th close to university st
  25. I ride around downtown in the mornings/afternoons...

    I ride around downtown in the mornings/afternoons all the time and see plenty of hybrids, mountain bikes, vintage road bikes, and bling new CF road bikes. Buy whatever you think will make you...
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