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  1. Poll: Compare and contrast....

    Compare and contrast. The fresh skid marks just warms the heart.

    -mr. bill
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    Cellphone video doesn't to it justice, let alone...

    Cellphone video doesn't to it justice, let alone 240p. These stopped geeks four years ago.


    http://youtu.be/jlT4GheK82s

    -mr. bill
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    We have pedestrians. They "startle" tailgaters...

    We have pedestrians. They "startle" tailgaters too. How could I have done better at not "startling" this aggressive driver? Patrick, what would you do differently?

    Or is it possible that...
  4. Poll: It absolutely doesn't meet Dutch standards -...

    It absolutely doesn't meet Dutch standards - here's the site in Munich.

    The simultaneous green general traffic signals (with yield sign band-aid on the right turn signal) and green walk/bike...
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    Haven't used the fork style stand, but I find...

    Haven't used the fork style stand, but I find clamping the seat post really convenient for a post ride clean up.

    If you are really worried about over-tightening, I'll just note the PCS-10 has a...
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    Paris is changing

    Paris is always changing.

    If you want an idea of where the 1st-4th Arrondissement are located:

    http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h10/mrbill05/paris-1-4_zps7f065677.png

    The full interview in...
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    So I have a GoPro on my handlebars. To capture...

    So I have a GoPro on my handlebars. To capture the essence of (some) rides I simply scrub and select some stills after the fact. I've found time-lapse capture doesn't work for me. Once in a rare...
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    You have to look hard for many of these...

    You have to look hard for many of these bicentennial signs. Any that are exposed to direct sunlight have bleached away, such as this sign in Arlington Center. The one in your picture was replaced...
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    This is *not* about the cyclist. So if you want...

    This is *not* about the cyclist. So if you want to critique his lane position take it to the entire VC forum please.

    And if I could have changed lanes I might have.

    But I was getting tailgated...
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    There are multi-sport snow/bike/(and other sport)...

    There are multi-sport snow/bike/(and other sport) helmets. They are certified for both snow and bike use.

    EU - CEN1077 - snow. CEN1078 - bike. US - ASTM F2040 snow. CPSC (12.03) bike.

    -mr. bill
  11. Quoting myself with emphasis, since I've been...

    Quoting myself with emphasis, since I've been misquoted.



    -mr. bill
  12. This is a three-fer...

    This is a three-fer.

    Far left, someone who didn't merge into the bikelane to make their right.
    But on the far right, someone did merge into the bikelane to make their right.
    Then in the middle...
  13. They are turning from the wrong lane. When you...

    They are turning from the wrong lane. When you turn right, you turn from the right lane. Even if it's a bicycle lane. Even in Louisiana.
    (There are exceptions - Oregon for example.) But in general,...
  14. Sounds like Esplanade. But it's not the bikelanes...

    Sounds like Esplanade. But it's not the bikelanes that are the problem. It's the SUV drivers (actually, often ex-SUV drivers) who fade left to turn right.

    But turning across lanes is not a new...
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    Why did the pedestrian cross the road? To get to...

    Why did the pedestrian cross the road? To get to the other side. Ba duh dum.


    Anyhow, the intersection is beyond well lit. So can we skip the dark with no lights bs already?


    Do I really have...
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    You can signal a right turn with your left hand...

    You can signal a right turn with your left hand too.

    Glad you made it home safe.

    Helpful hint, if the right brake cable is the same age as the left brake cable, replace it too while you are at...
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    There are two street lights each within 20 feet...

    There are two street lights each within 20 feet of the crosswalk.

    First attempt at reflector deflectors, plus cones:...
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    Just a couple of shots from this weekend. The...

    Just a couple of shots from this weekend.

    The Community Path Extension to Lowell Street - so close to completion - the fence is currently scheduled to come down in the spring. Yellow is the...
  19. Thread: face plant

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    If you think the feelings are dissipating...

    If you think the feelings are dissipating consider something like the Bell Super 2R. It has a removable chin bar.

    -mr. bill
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    The first day. The driver did keep right - if...

    The first day. The driver did keep right - if this was a downhill slalom.
    http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h10/mrbill05/keep-right_zps32303fe0.jpg

    -mr. bill
  21. Thread: face plant

    by mr_bill
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    The closest you'll find is a competition...

    The closest you'll find is a competition certified helmet, such as ASTM F1952, used together with goggles.

    The full face "style" helmets you have no idea if the chin bar does much, if anything. ...
  22. My style is more interval training. Oh, I hope...

    My style is more interval training. Oh, I hope you followed the thread at least until spring and summer and fall.

    -mr. bill
  23. See this thread. Lots of photos of where people...

    See this thread. Lots of photos of where people ride (Jumped to the beginning of this year for you). Bottom line - pretty much everywhere, not that there is anything wrong with traffic, stop signs...
  24. Maryann Castronovo is the author of the article -...

    Maryann Castronovo is the author of the article - a freelance writer.

    -mr. bill
  25. Look at the comments to the story...

    Look at the comments to the story - Maryann Castronovo replies about the Federal proceedings.

    -mr. bill
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