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    Those are the one they should install. They don't...

    Those are the one they should install. They don't take up that much room, and if the City is going to go through all of the trouble to install these things, they might as well get ones that allow...
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    That doesn't make sense though. If something has...

    That doesn't make sense though. If something has the ability to be more effective - ie. able to hold more bikes - doesn't it make sense that, that is the way it is designed for. The kicker here is if...
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    I hadn't seen that...To me that just doesn't make...

    I hadn't seen that...To me that just doesn't make sense...I think it had more to do with the Architect who designed it, like the look of the racks that way. Again, you lose an extra point or points...
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    Correct (on the photo locking up the bikes...

    Correct (on the photo locking up the bikes perpendicular to the "U" rack), except as you can see in the picture, it makes no sense because the bikes now take up more space on the side walk....Also,...
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    I have an Arkel Utility Basket that I bought a...

    I have an Arkel Utility Basket that I bought a few years ago. I have to say I love it, but I don't care for the styling of the current model, they've got a lot to learn regarding styling and...
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    I live in NYC and bike to work occassionally and...

    I live in NYC and bike to work occassionally and have a 5 year old...I feel so sorry for his wife and kid. I always think of myself as a head's up rider, but no matter how good or safe a biker you...
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    NYC Bike Racks Installed Wrong

    I noticed something the other day. That all of the new city installed bike racks are oriented in-correctly. These bike racks are typically an upside down "U" shape, so one bike could be locked up on...
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    Trying to narrow down who to send a letter to, I...

    Trying to narrow down who to send a letter to, I called around to see what precinct is responsible for the Bridge. I found out that the 108th in Woodside has half of the bridge and the 19th in...
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    The lane closer was an idea he came up with not a...

    The lane closer was an idea he came up with not a reality...sorry to get your hopes up.
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    Funny...my thoughts exactly...I only commute a...

    Funny...my thoughts exactly...I only commute a couple of days a week for the same reasons (exercise) from Jackson Heights. I saw the dismount sign the other morning and it made no sense to me. To...
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    Another Explanation for the Police

    Just to chime in, I thought it was strange especially since the cop was at the slowest point of the bridge (just before the peak) when I'm peddling my butt off to climb the bridge (outa shape). I...
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    First Day back in the saddle

    OK, great day today right, so I broke out the bike, brought the daughter to school and started on a nice leisurely, great ride through Queens into Manhattan. In the 90s I rode everywhere, was an...
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    I commute in to 18th and 5th 2 - 3 days a week...

    I commute in to 18th and 5th 2 - 3 days a week from Queens and park my bike outside at a bike rack on the sidewalk, but also use meter or parking sign. I have a 'crack proof' square link chain...
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    To tell you the truth, don't know that I've...

    To tell you the truth, don't know that I've noticed. After getting a flat a year ago on the bridge, I replaced both stock tires with kevlar tires. So I'm much more oblivious to things that puncture...
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    Put me down. In Jackson Heights, commute(sp?) two...

    Put me down. In Jackson Heights, commute(sp?) two or three days a week by bike. Have a Sirrus sport.
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