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    Ha ha, I just looked up the bakfiet. No way I'm...

    Ha ha, I just looked up the bakfiet. No way I'm gonna buy and find room to store a whole new bike that will get limited utilization. I only own and have room for two grown up bikes and my kid's kid...
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    I choose a 1-kid trailer for a few reasons...

    I choose a 1-kid trailer for a few reasons including that I dropped kid off at daycare/school on way to work and left trailer at school so I didn't need to take it empty the extra 11mi each way...
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    This road was two wide lanes plus standard width...

    This road was two wide lanes plus standard width bike lanes prior. The stated goal was to reduce traffic volume (from 10k vehicles per day) and improve bicycling and pedestrian safety (although...
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    That is being kind. Of course. Even if I am...

    That is being kind.

    Of course. Even if I am not going left I want to be in the primary travel lane to be noticed better.


    It is on both sides of the road and both side of the intersection if...
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    Or I can share the shared lane and put earmuffs...

    Or I can share the shared lane and put earmuffs on the little one ;)

    Anyway, all moot now as he is grown up, but I missed about a year of commuting with him, although still got a good 2yrs in...
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    In the top two pics if I am riding in the bike...

    In the top two pics if I am riding in the bike lane, the left trailer wheel is over the bike lane stripe several inches. A motorist passing between trailer and the center island could not give me...
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    I typically traveled at 20mph unless a headwind....

    I typically traveled at 20mph unless a headwind.

    The bumps are annoying, but the narrow bike paths and cut thrus/diversions are unusable with a trailer. I tended to use the shared travel lanes...
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    It is not an issue as I generally avoid roads...

    It is not an issue as I generally avoid roads with excess 'cycle' infrastructure and ignore rude honking, but I couldn't do that with a 3yr old in tow as it caused him anxiety.
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    Who said I don't? But then the overall...

    Who said I don't? But then the overall experience is degraded as motorists expect me to be in the bike lane.
    Plus I still have to deal with speed bumps, speed tables, cobblestone sections and...
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    Is what has ruined several streets locally for...

    Is what has ruined several streets locally for cycling. Advocates believe these features slow down motorists, but they do the same for cyclists while adding hazards that degrade safety. When...
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    If people don't want to share the roads and...

    If people don't want to share the roads and facilities then perhaps driving is not for them.
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    Here is why I stopped cycling my son to and from...

    Here is why I stopped cycling my son to and from his school every day. The round trip was only 9mi and all by 25mph collector and residential streets. The main collector I used was three lanes (two...
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    which is ridiculous because there will always be...

    which is ridiculous because there will always be reasons and needs to cross it. its like they are trying to force cyclists into getting right hooked. that green areas in photo is where one should...
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    Rumble strips have been put on some bike lanes...

    Rumble strips have been put on some bike lanes here. That means I ride in the shared lane as they are very annoying & potentially dangerous to cross. Thanks for making the roads less enjoyable....
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    1985, a Sony D-50mkII:...

    1985, a Sony D-50mkII:
    http://www.sonyvintage.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/D-50MKII-sonyvintage.com-.jpg

    I still have it and it works (except the clear plastic piece on top cover to the left of...
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    Ex-Phoenix officer gets probation in 'road rage'...

    Ex-Phoenix officer gets probation in 'road rage' case
  17. For digital, looks like the 80's releases of...

    For digital, looks like the 80's releases of Sticky Fingers have the greatest dynamic range. Of course DR is not the only SQ factor.
    Album list - Dynamic Range Database
  18. not true. read the release link in op.

    not true. read the release link in op.
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    Legally one must stop before entering...

    Legally one must stop before entering intersection (defined by extending line from curb of intersecting road) or if there is one, before x-walk. In this case x-walk defines where you must stop....
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    I've seen cyclists hitting vehicles in rage.

    I've seen cyclists hitting vehicles in rage.
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    if the thread is done i'll give y'all this- with...

    if the thread is done i'll give y'all this- with an embedded video to watch:
    http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/03/25/car-crash-videos-highlight-risk-of-multitasking-with-phones/
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    Poll: April: $50 May: $100 June: $150 July: $200...

    April: $50
    May: $100
    June: $150
    July: $200
    Aug: $250
    Sept: $300
    Oct onward: $350
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    It is not about mindfulness. A cyclist need to...

    It is not about mindfulness. A cyclist need to be able to look anywhere at any given moment for situational awareness. They can't do this without the possibility of temporarily blinding a driver....
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    They are a hazard. I've been temperately blinded...

    They are a hazard. I've been temperately blinded too many times by idiots who can't control where they look. DON'T LOOK AT OTHER DRIVERS!
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    I've daily used a JBL Charge for over a years. ...

    I've daily used a JBL Charge for over a years. Fits perfectly in a bottle cage. No on board controls other than volume. It lists about 2x OPs budget though, but has a wider freq range volume than...
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