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    we're a few years away from having a 1.5m passing...

    we're a few years away from having a 1.5m passing law, and the rule here is FLAP, not FRAP.

    yeah, i've dealt with similar before... but this one is kinda "special". i can't get too much into...
  2. and... it moves away from a "pollution tax"...

    and... it moves away from a "pollution tax" towards a "road tax", which encourages people to hate cyclists for "not paying their fair share".

    never-mind that cycling tends to be net...
  3. Thread: A friendly wave

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    i moved from the states to NZ in 2007, and i...

    i moved from the states to NZ in 2007, and i hardly ever get it wrong :eek: :twitchy:


    i just slow down and ring my bell.
  4. "his latest case in a criminal history spanning...

    "his latest case in a criminal history spanning 20 years and at least four counties."

    "Appearing in Yolo Superior Court in a wheelchair, Houston, a 38-year-old transient, entered the not-guilty...
  5. i showed up to court with 8 pages of written...

    i showed up to court with 8 pages of written defence. i asked if i was in the right place, and the prosecutor asked for my name, then told me that she reviewed the file and would request the charge...
  6. Thread: A friendly wave

    by smasha
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    A friendly wave

    nine times out of ten, a smile and a friendly wave solves the problem.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTNNPBB8DZE

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTNNPBB8DZE

    it's funny how the guy...
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    following. i've got a driver facing potential...

    following. i've got a driver facing potential prison-time after a court-date that's now scheduled for mid sep. actual prison-time is unlikely, but it is technically a potential penalty that he faces....
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    Sticky: keep a cotton-ball packed with spare tubes....

    keep a cotton-ball packed with spare tubes. cotton wadding from a pill bottle works fine.

    when you get a flat from debris penetrating the tire, wipe the cotton-ball forward and back along the...
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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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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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