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    mine is mounted on the head tube, so the...

    mine is mounted on the head tube, so the steerer-tube and handlebar-stem are between the light and my face. and i don't look directly at it ;)

    full-blast during the day, a few notches down at...
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    twice i found a whole bike, ride-able. both times...

    twice i found a whole bike, ride-able. both times i gave the bikes to police. one of the bikes was unclaimed after 90 days, so i got to collect it. i gave it to the local bike kitchen.
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    yeah, once that i know of, i was mistaken for a...

    yeah, once that i know of, i was mistaken for a traffic stop.
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    "Several short trips taken from a cold start can...

    "Several short trips taken from a cold start can use twice as much fuel as a longer multipurpose trip covering the same distance when the engine is warm." --...
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    my kid and i found some mussels and starfish...

    my kid and i found some mussels and starfish riding along the waterfront on a few trips, and we stopped to put them back in the water.

    i once found $10.

    for some reason, i regularly find tennis...
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    as for CO2, short trips in a car are MUCH WORSE...

    as for CO2, short trips in a car are MUCH WORSE than long trips. the engine runs at peak efficiency when (among other things) it's warm. driving short trips, the engine doesn't have a chance to warm...
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    might be a variant of Pieron's Law...? Why...

    might be a variant of Pieron's Law...?

    Why People Don't Work Like Elevator Buttons - People do respond quicker to more stimulation, even on the most fundamental level. We press the brake quicker...
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    i've got 2x red-zone-8 lights (and a...

    i've got 2x red-zone-8 lights (and a white-zone-10) for over a year. they're friggin awesome. they piss all over the vis-180.

    depending on where/when you ride, consider pairing a red-zone with a...
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    Hit-and-run driver dies after fiery crash

    karma?

    Hit-and-run driver dies after fiery crash - National - NZ Herald News
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    http://www.bikeforums.net/electronics-lighting-gad...

    http://www.bikeforums.net/electronics-lighting-gadgets/797272-putting-pbsf-clip-cygolite-hotshot.html
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    like a hot-shot, but really weatherproof?

    on the rear of my commuter bike I've got a red-zone-8 (SUPER AWSOME!) and a cygolite hot-shot.

    i like the hot-shot, especially after being modified with a PBSF mount, but this is the second one...
  12. list of states that explicitly allow riding a...

    list of states that explicitly allow riding a bike on a sidewalk. list based on - http://bikeleague.org/StateBikeLaws

    now i'm looking for help with a list of US municipal regulations that allow...
  13. that's another story... a few weeks or months...

    that's another story... a few weeks or months away. for now, i just need to compile as many statutory examples as i can, from anywhere in the world, to demonstrate that riding a bike on a sidewalk is...
  14. legal to ride on the sidewalk - references needed

    i'm compiling a list of statutes that explicitly allow riding a bike on a sidewalk... or in different jurisdictions, a "footpath".

    if you can help me add to this list it would be appreciated....
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    erig007 - thanks for the amazon links, but the...

    erig007 - thanks for the amazon links, but the socks that show up in those searches are either liner socks, or polyester blends, or... not what i'm looking for.

    Leebo - i'm not seeing polypro...
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    seafood - AFAIK, every police dept in the US has...

    seafood - AFAIK, every police dept in the US has an "internal affairs dept". that's who you want to talk to, and file a complaint with. if you're not happy with that it can be escalated further, but...
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    vegan ≠ merino allergies ≠ polyester active +...

    vegan ≠ merino
    allergies ≠ polyester
    active + all weather ≠ cotton

    good/modern polypro doesn't stink like the crap/older stuff. i just can't find decent polypro bike socks anywhere.
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    in NYC, or SF, someone might chop a 10mm...

    in NYC, or SF, someone might chop a 10mm krypto-cable cable to get a decent front wheel. here, it's not worth the trouble... too many decent bikes locked up with 2-4mm "dollar store" cable-locks.
    ...
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    Material: 78 % Cotton, 20 % Polyester, 1 % ...

    Material: 78 % Cotton, 20 % Polyester, 1 % Nylon

    not the socks i'm looking for.
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    here in a relatively low-crime city, i sometimes...

    here in a relatively low-crime city, i sometimes use a cable like that looped through the front wheel... secured to the NY U-lock that's holding the frame and rear-wheel to a rack.

    unless you live...
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    Where to buy polypropylene socks?

    this shouldn't be so hard, but i can't find polypropylene socks (not just liners) anywhere, that are appropriate for commuter cycling.

    any leads?

    thanks...
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    except for the bent-foot, that's a good lock.

    except for the bent-foot, that's a good lock.
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    a note about cutting through racks... if someone...

    a note about cutting through racks... if someone wants to cut a rack and throw the bike in a van, they'll do it... but if a U-lock is used properly, around the rack, seat-stays and rear wheel, then...
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    for some applications, a series-2 locks is all...

    for some applications, a series-2 locks is all you need. when my kid rides his bike to school he's got one of the best bikes there, but he's the only one with a U-lock. the other bikes, if they're...
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    no. different shackle thickness, different...

    no. different shackle thickness, different materials, and different hardening processes. the description of the series-2 locks doesn't even mention bolt-cutters.

    KryptoLok series 2 Standard = 13mm...
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