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  1. Yet another "revolutionary" bicycle invention

    Just saw this in the news this morning but it seems that we have all seen this pop up as a concept 3-4 years ago. What do you think? Will this revolutionize anything in the USA or just be another...
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    I rode the whole length. Incheon to Busan. It...

    I rode the whole length. Incheon to Busan. It took five days and averaged about 120-130k per day. There are numerous other paths around Korea as well that take several days to ride so if you are...
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    I just completed a five day tour of South Korea...

    I just completed a five day tour of South Korea where they now have a bicycle path that goes across the entire nation. Only rarely is it ever unprotected from car traffic. I would love to see more...
  4. Thread: Traffic

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    He states in his book that variations in speed...

    He states in his book that variations in speed among drivers of vehicles is not a significant source of crashes or congestion as is popularly believed. You should read the book.
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    When just commuting around town I often dont wear...

    When just commuting around town I often dont wear a helmet but this sometimes does not result in good looking hair either ;) I usually carry some kind of bag or backpack with me wherever I ride and I...
  6. Great point! Can you tell me how or show me a...

    Great point! Can you tell me how or show me a link? Do you mean taking off the front wheel? The back wheel?
  7. Great advice, but looking at the specs online,...

    Great advice, but looking at the specs online, the Dahon comes out to 67 inches when folded not including whatever luggage you carry it in. So, I guess the Dahon doesnt count as a normal checked...
  8. Folding Vs. Mini Velo for International Travler

    Hey all,

    I am a graduate student in the US that does research in South Korea during the summers and also travels domestic and internationally a fair bit. I am trying to decide between buying a...
  9. Rather than leaving him a personal message at the...

    Rather than leaving him a personal message at the FedEx office, I would suggest calling or leaving a message for his supervisor to praise him. This will get him in good standing with his boss and...
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    A car is a necessity, in the US, by design, not...

    A car is a necessity, in the US, by design, not just because.
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    I paid $0.75 a ride on the subway in Seoul. That...

    I paid $0.75 a ride on the subway in Seoul. That got me anywhere in the whole city. When I lived in a rural town in Korea I paid the same for bus fair. It took a little longer than the subway and...
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    Montbell Crescent 1. $150 >2 pounds. 1 pole, 2...

    Montbell Crescent 1. $150 >2 pounds. 1 pole, 2 stakes, and its all set up. Hybrid tent design so its good in both warm and cold weather.


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    I recently became car-lite after being car-free...

    I recently became car-lite after being car-free for the last five years. Moving to a small, midwestern town with not-so-hot mass transit and brutal winters (Lansing, Michigan) was tough after living...
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    I like this Axiom mirror a lot. Used it all...

    I like this Axiom mirror a lot. Used it all across Asia and didnt have any problems.
    Axiom Fastflash DLX Universal Handlebar Mirror: Super Convex in Tree Fort Bikes Mirrors (cat148)
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    [QUOTE=RaleighSport;16628544] Either you are...

    Either you are mistaken or I did not state my idea as clearly as I had thought. Probably my fault. I was planning to follow their full path, thought I am reconsidering that, but not using any of...
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    That's some serious bullying and I can not...

    That's some serious bullying and I can not understand that attitude either. I seem to be getting the internet equivalent of that at the moment on this forum. :P

    I don't really see what the...
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    Hardly. The DALMAC has been going on for 30-40...

    Hardly. The DALMAC has been going on for 30-40 years depending on who you ask. The route choices are known to all just with a quick glance at the free map on their website.
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    I like the looks of the route along the west...

    I like the looks of the route along the west coast the most. I have followed the Detroit to Muskegon route last summer and didn't bump into any other touring cyclists though.... maybe the coast is...
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    This seems pretty reasonable to me. I could also...

    This seems pretty reasonable to me. I could also start off on the first day with them and see how things go before heading off on my own in a different direction. I too like to tour solo but the idea...
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    The paid participating group does not own the...

    The paid participating group does not own the road on that day. As I said before, the paid participants will still have to share the road just like they do every other day, with cars, trucks, farm...
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    Public. Roads. You sound like fun chap! I...

    Public. Roads.

    You sound like fun chap! I can't believe anyone would not want to ride with ya! :P Have a good time and try not to let anyone of us "leechs" ruin it for you.
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    For the services they provide, I agree, its a...

    For the services they provide, I agree, its a good deal. I just don't want most of their services. They don't own the roads on those days. The roads are public. There will be car traffic on the roads...
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    lol to absolutely all of this :50: ^ Thanks for...

    lol to absolutely all of this :50: ^ Thanks for going off topic again though. If there are no useful contributions then the moderators are welcome to close the thread. Have a good ride everyone!
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    Another good question. Thanks! I do not know but...

    Another good question. Thanks! I do not know but I doubt its as much as the cost of equipment transportation and meal preparation. I would be curious to find out if you have the numbers or if the...
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    Great points Prathmann and thanks for chimming...

    Great points Prathmann and thanks for chimming in! I have no intention of trying to put any stress on the event as a whole or making it harder for them to get permits each year. However, given that...
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