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    Wow, so should we keep trash trucks, cement...

    Wow, so should we keep trash trucks, cement trucks, construction equipment and farm implements off the roads too, if they cannot "go at car speed?"
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    It is a long report, but indeed comfort is what...

    It is a long report, but indeed comfort is what is being measured... and according to the report, they evaluating the comfort level based on a system established by Roger Geller, Portland’s bicycle...
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    Hmmm interesting... while I have a vast amount...

    Hmmm interesting... while I have a vast amount of skill and experience riding a bike... and can pretty much go anywhere... I still consider "comfort" as less of a variable that I can control than...
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    Yeah, even on the map provided as an example, I...

    Yeah, even on the map provided as an example, I saw few if any horizontal green lines, and lots of horizontal (east/west?) red lines... in other words, all the "through routes" were red with small...
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    Just how exactly did he "take the lane" "in the...

    Just how exactly did he "take the lane" "in the double yellow?"

    Was he actually in the travel lane or not? And there was a bike lane too? Was he preparing to turn left?
  6. Show me... I cited several cases of officials...

    Show me... I cited several cases of officials not permitting kids to ride a bike to school.

    Show me one case of a jury applying "reasonable man" to a close passing motorist/cyclist situation. ...
  7. The problem is that the judge, the LEOs and most...

    The problem is that the judge, the LEOs and most likely everyone on the jury are motorists... so unless a 3 foot state law has been violated, the jury is likely to acquit any motorist that doesn't...
  8. Says the guy that still thinks I believe a close...

    Says the guy that still thinks I believe a close pass is OK. It is not... but technically a close pass is legal, in almost half the states.... especially since there is no STANDARD on how close a...
  9. It reads as though the cyclist left the course...

    It reads as though the cyclist left the course and went into a lane that was open for traffic... not sure.

    Here we see when race courses are set up, often racers get one lane on a multi-lane...
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    Yeah, so many laptops use weird parts just to fit...

    Yeah, so many laptops use weird parts just to fit them all together. At least stuff like memory and HDD still remain accessible and changeable. My biggest issue with Dell is that they tend to...
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    Totally agree with you re the SONY. Not so much...

    Totally agree with you re the SONY. Not so much the Dell... the nice thing about Dell is they continue to update drivers and support on their website. Refurb Dells are available. Walmart.
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    BTW good job. Saw exactly why you wanted to...

    BTW good job. Saw exactly why you wanted to maintain it "as-is" as much as possible.
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    Kewl fix... used the same tools I would have... ...

    Kewl fix... used the same tools I would have... except I've never used the left handed bits... the straight sided extractors seem to work well... you can drive them in a bit with taps from a...
  14. OK... I'll wait. ;)

    OK... I'll wait. ;)
  15. You do understand that what happens in NYC may...

    You do understand that what happens in NYC may not reflect what happens in say Atlanta or LA, right?
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    Poll: Not to get all wrapped up in this little...

    Not to get all wrapped up in this little parade... but it IS quite likely that some here do have superior knowledge of the law... at least with respect to cyclists... as laws are searched and...
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    Wow, reminds me of the huge Winchester HDs we had...

    Wow, reminds me of the huge Winchester HDs we had running in the computer room in college circa 1981... they made the floor buzz... you could feel them seeking in your feet. They were in a room...
  18. The problem is your interpretation... I have...

    The problem is your interpretation... I have SAID (or written) no such thing. I have said the law allows for close passes where there is no 3 foot limit... the laws are ambiguous.

    There is...
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    amen. :thumb:

    amen. :thumb:
  20. BTW I am not just addressing you... but everyone...

    BTW I am not just addressing you... but everyone that is getting heated in these last few pages... thus showing a similar loss of personal constraint.

    95% eh... heck, all it takes is a 1%...
  21. Oh, PDX... got it... motorists there think...

    Oh, PDX... got it... motorists there think cyclists own the road... or that you are going to go all Portlandia on them. Your gesture might get you in trouble elsewhere... unless you happen to be...
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    Agreed. Far too often it comes down to...

    Agreed.

    Far too often it comes down to motorists believing "bikes don't belong."
  23. Interesting... as I read back in this thread, in...

    Interesting... as I read back in this thread, in just the last couple of pages... I see what seems like escalating anger from one poster to another... and yet, no bird flipping was done, no close...
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    Yup... that is really all it takes. And yet,...

    Yup... that is really all it takes.

    And yet, people come here and ask... "should I???"

    So what do you tell someone that doesn't have enough intelligence to "figure it out?" Like talking to a...
  25. No, of course not... (hence the reason I...

    No, of course not... (hence the reason I specified over and over again "technically." But apparently you don't read well)

    But the law does. If there is no specified distance, and the cyclist...
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