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  1. For one thing, it doesn't hurt when you fall...

    For one thing, it doesn't hurt when you fall while bundled with winter clothing :D
  2. Thread: What People Say

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    I think that was a highly suspicious behavior...

    I think that was a highly suspicious behavior which you should have reported about.
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    I'll heed your advice in future. At that...

    I'll heed your advice in future. At that intersection, the view is almost completely blocked so the drivers and me don't see each other until we are both at the intersection already. What I often did...
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    My observation: flashing front light in the dark...

    My observation: flashing front light in the dark or low-visibility condition (dusk/dawn/fog/overcast/rain...) would be most useful (and cannot be replaced by high-visibility clothing in this case)...
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    Since it's not considered annoying by many of...

    Since it's not considered annoying by many of you... ;) on my way home today at dusk, for part of the trip I set the front light to flashing, pointed about 40 degree downward. Yes it must have been...
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    Do they sprinkle salt like in the U.S.? How...

    Do they sprinkle salt like in the U.S.?

    How often do the Dutch commuters clean their bikes?
  7. They need to lock it to a gold rack with a solid...

    They need to lock it to a gold rack with a solid gold U-lock and gold key :D
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    Imagine if most/all bikes on the city streets use...

    Imagine if most/all bikes on the city streets use bright flashing daytime front lights :rolleyes:
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    What about high-visibility clothing/backpack...

    What about high-visibility clothing/backpack during daytime? I thought that's better and less annoying, not to mention no worry of battery issues. If it's foggy or rainy day I use some slow strobe...
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    If the OP's light was shining horizontally, it...

    If the OP's light was shining horizontally, it could blind the pedestrian. Make the light point slightly downward would be better.
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    Thanks for the find!

    Thanks for the find!
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    Thanks cyccommute. I asked because I've owned the...

    Thanks cyccommute. I asked because I've owned the clones so wonder if I should try the cygolite. As long as the cheaper lights are bright enough, I really don't see reasons to buy ones that are much...
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    interesting picture

    The picture shown here. Wonder where it was, how they rode there, and what's the temperature...
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    And I value my life over any salmon (wrong-way)...

    And I value my life over any salmon (wrong-way) bicyclist, above all over a salmon who doesn't have any light. I've met several these past few days. There are a lot of pedestrian hazards, but since I...
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    Between the Cygolite Metro and the MagicShine...

    Between the Cygolite Metro and the MagicShine Clones, which is brighter?
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    What's wrong with wearing snow boots? I did when...

    What's wrong with wearing snow boots? I did when it's very cold. Very cozy. :D
  17. How about design a headlight that is constantly...

    How about design a headlight that is constantly on, but with changing patterns, such as slow circling patterns with LEDs arranged in circle (too fast would make it like emergency light), or slight...
  18. Like the so-called "SOS" mode of some flashlights.

    Like the so-called "SOS" mode of some flashlights.
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    The other day I nearly had a collision with a...

    The other day I nearly had a collision with a salmon bike rider who suddenly sneaked up toward me in the dark, without light (evening), on a street shared with vehicles. I didn't see him until he was...
  20. Why don't light makers make slow-strobing headlights?

    Some tail lights have nice slow strobe patterns. Headlights that flash always flash in an annoying way. Why don't they make headlight that had slow strobe patterns like some tail lights? Like...
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    I've learned the lesson that even on days when I...

    I've learned the lesson that even on days when I know I'll leave work in mid afternoon I should still bring some lights with me: the other day an unexpected long conversation with someone resulted me...
  22. Thread: Rain Pants

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    I thought the subject was "Pain Rants" :lol:

    I thought the subject was "Pain Rants" :lol:
  23. obese wman lost 280 pounds after taking up cycling and triathlon

    From the brink of death to fighting fit: Obese woman drops 280 POUNDS and discovers a passion for cycling and triathlons

    The article mainly credits cycling, but I tend to think the running and...
  24. Most frequently encountered danger is perhaps...

    Most frequently encountered danger is perhaps close passing vehicles, the mirrors of some vans almost touched me.

    Most intimidating for me is big, heavy trucks speeding past me--a day or two ago...
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    I think those so-called 3-in-1 jackets would make...

    I think those so-called 3-in-1 jackets would make great alternative, esp. for no motor? (post #26 above) if you need to take off a piece on your way.

    Re mittens, I was going to feel guilty if I...
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