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    That is the only reason I use my folder. If I see...

    That is the only reason I use my folder. If I see the rack full, as the bus is approaching, I start folding. It I am taking the metro I take a bike I like better than the folder.
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    I wear 4E, which is pretty wide. I am pretty sold...

    I wear 4E, which is pretty wide. I am pretty sold on New Balance for a price/durability match. At work I wear a pair of black 626 and off work I wear a pair of brown, waterproof, 623.
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    I have a belt drive coupled with an N360 on my...

    I have a belt drive coupled with an N360 on my commuter. It also has horizontal dropouts, the adjustment for tension is done that the Bottom Bracket (and in about 1500 mils I have not need to adjust...
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    Ok, I admit it, it was me. I took my studded...

    Ok, I admit it, it was me. I took my studded tires off over the weekend, I am pretty sure that was the cause of the poor weather.
  5. Thread: Cell phones

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    I realize that making the same post in two...

    I realize that making the same post in two threads is considered poor form; however, for all intents and purposes, it calls for the same response. . .

    I realize it is an old study (1997); but the...
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    I realize it is an old study (1997); but the New...

    I realize it is an old study (1997); but the New England Journal of Medicine determined that, based on accident statistics, there is no significant difference in the level of impairment between hands...
  7. I keep trying to like that site because everyone...

    I keep trying to like that site because everyone recommends it. However, the format is extremely dated and is very hard to use.
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    Sticky: Poll: I question if there are more, or if the utility...

    I question if there are more, or if the utility riders just feel a need to speak up to the sport riders.

    Examples would be me, I just happened to wander on to this thread due to the "old" survey...
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    I am going to second this except to say that I...

    I am going to second this except to say that I use a PDW Danger zone (already mentioned here) instead of a super flash. I also have a dyno-hub driven light on my commuter and there is just no...
  10. Thread: Alibaba Bikes

    by Robert C
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    I purchased a single bike off of Ali-Baba;...

    I purchased a single bike off of Ali-Baba; however, here is the condition, I was living in China. The vendor was honest and I even visited his shop at one point.

    The bike was what had been...
  11. Thread: Why a Trike

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    Thanks, of course there will be pictures when it...

    Thanks, of course there will be pictures when it arrives.

    . . . and if my "wheels go out from under" me on a trike, I know it's gonna hurt! :cry:
  12. Thread: Why a Trike

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    Well, I went ahead and ordered one today. So, to...

    Well, I went ahead and ordered one today. So, to join the stable of three bents will be a trike.
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    As far as winter riding, the snow here doesn't get deep but I do...
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    Poll: The trouble here is your AND statement. I would...

    The trouble here is your AND statement. I would have selected this:However, while my cow-0rkers are very supportive (not that they would do it themselves) the storage is a rack outside. That being...
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    I teach at a middle school in Kansas. It seems a...

    I teach at a middle school in Kansas. It seems a odd direction for a person who got his MBA in California; but I am hoping it works out. I only have about a 2 mile ride in the morning now.



    I...
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    I disagree, the net gain is saved lives, which is...

    I disagree, the net gain is saved lives, which is more than just convenience.

    One of the reasons that people do not ride bicycles is that it is hard and requires a lot of effort and energy. I...
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    I will remind you that people who are pushing...

    I will remind you that people who are pushing their auto or motorcycles, i.e. operating solely under human power, are generally permitted to treat stop signs as a yield for that very reason. Saying...
  17. It is regional, In some states studded tires are...

    It is regional, In some states studded tires are permitted. It isn't even uncommon to see "chain restrictions" in those cases people are required to have tyre chains on all vehicles being used inn...
  18. It doesn't work. Crime has also fallen in other...

    It doesn't work. Crime has also fallen in other countries. The article in The Economist also looks at crime rates in the UK. Further, "get tough" policies did not have any significant impact. Places...
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    Why do we always try to find a "child related"...

    Why do we always try to find a "child related" justification when a woman does something evil? As if it somehow excuses her choices. . .

    Men also love their children and women can be evil nut...
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    This thread is reminding me of my middle school...

    This thread is reminding me of my middle school days (yes, the 70's) when we would ride into a crowd shouting "no brakes!"
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  22. What's more, by torturing the topic long enough,...

    What's more, by torturing the topic long enough, we can make it relevant to Living Car Free!
  23. That is part of it; but not all. One other factor...

    That is part of it; but not all. One other factor was something that was also totally unexpected; removing the lead form the gasoline is also a large part of the explanation.

    From the linked...
  24. Does it matter that crime is down so much that...

    Does it matter that crime is down so much that even the Economist was recently running articles titled Where have all the burglars gone?

    Trying to explain the dramatic fall in crime rated has...
  25. I have been slowly working out the details of...

    I have been slowly working out the details of riding form Liberal KS, where I work, to SLC UT, where my wife lives, once school lets out this summer. I think it may be in interesting ride. I have a...
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