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    That would be great. If only I could...

    That would be great. If only I could...
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    The mayor of Paris, Anne (Ana) Hidalgo, was born...

    The mayor of Paris, Anne (Ana) Hidalgo, was born here in Andalusia. She has stood up against cults such as Scientology, and she has banned diesel engines in Paris, while promoting bike sharing. I...
  3. I love Bikeyface!

    I love Bikeyface!
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    Is this the royal "we" or do you have a mouse in...

    Is this the royal "we" or do you have a mouse in your pocket?
  5. Giving up on clipless pedals. Switching over to...

    Giving up on clipless pedals. Switching over to platforms.

    Only wear a helmet on Spanish highways, where it is now required. I find wearing a baseball cap underneath rather uncomfortable, so I've...
  6. I have to either wear gloves or use sunscreen...

    I have to either wear gloves or use sunscreen because of precancerous lesions on my hands.
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    No one says you will never get a flat using a...

    No one says you will never get a flat using a Marathon Plus. I've been using them for years and have had only one puncture, which was caused by a screw. If you hit such a object at just the right...
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    You might consider using that as your signature.

    You might consider using that as your signature.
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    Schwalbe Land Cruiser vs. Marathon Plus

    I'm a big fan of the Marathon Plus tire because I hate flats and don't much care about speed (although the new ones are supposed to offer less rolling resistance than the older ones), and I've...
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    Thank God we didn't listen to people who were as...

    Thank God we didn't listen to people who were as uninformed as he back in the 1980s.

    What The Ozone Scare Can--and Can't--teach Us | The New Republic
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    Last time I went to the beach in Santa Barbara,...

    Last time I went to the beach in Santa Barbara, there were blobs of oil on the sand that stained the soles of my feet. No, this wasn't a result of the recent oil spill, but the one that occurred in...
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    Agreed. There was a group of less than...

    Agreed. There was a group of less than perspicacious people who pooh-poohed the idea of doing anything about it but, fortunately, wiser heads prevailed.
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    Have you taken into consideration any of the...

    Have you taken into consideration any of the developments that have taken place in cycling and in society in general since, say, the 1890s?

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  14. I realise you are doing your utmost to be clever,...

    I realise you are doing your utmost to be clever, but such an insulting comment is really uncalled for.
  15. It sounds like a good idea to me, but I'm sure...

    It sounds like a good idea to me, but I'm sure cagers won't be at all amused at the prospect of paying their fair share, and the pushback will be strong.
  16. There's a pie chart on my bill that breaks down...

    There's a pie chart on my bill that breaks down the way the electricity I'm buying is produced. This is the breakdown:

    Renewable (wind and solar): 40.6%
    High-efficiency cogeneration: 0.5%...
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    Many predicted that after the Olympics in England...

    Many predicted that after the Olympics in England there would be a boon to commuter cycling in the UK. But alas it wasn't to be. No increase in commuters cycling: data breakdown | News | The...
  18. Thread: Grocery getter

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    If I see a nice clean one lying on the street or...

    If I see a nice clean one lying on the street or in the cycleway, I scoop it up with my foot as I ride by. I've become quite adept at this.
  19. Thread: Grocery getter

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    Considering how much damage those plastic carrier...

    Considering how much damage those plastic carrier bags do to the environment, I wouldn't be so accepting.

    Why ban plastic bags?
  20. Trails and Bike Lanes...

    Trails and Bike Lanes
  21. Another candidate for a "real bike city" in the...

    Another candidate for a "real bike city" in the U.S. might be Henderson, Nevada. I've been told by someone whose opinion I respect that the infrastructure there is great and that Henderson is the...
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    Thanks to all for the help, and especially to...

    Thanks to all for the help, and especially to Unterhausen for taking the time to post those photos. I think I get it now. That looks like quite an elegant solution and, best of all, it doesn't...
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    I agree.
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    I've also found out that Topeak makes a bracket...

    I've also found out that Topeak makes a bracket for mounting lights directly to the fork.
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    No, I'm happy with the disc brakes.

    No, I'm happy with the disc brakes.
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