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    You should check out a bike shop focused on...

    You should check out a bike shop focused on commuters like Rolling Orange in Brooklyn or Adeline Adeline in Manhattan. Life is much easier when you talk to people who understand commuting vs people...
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    I think the steepest road in the world is about...

    I think the steepest road in the world is about 20 degrees or just shy of 40% so I'd guess yours isn't quite as steep.

    While I am a big fan of city bikes and think one would work well here,...
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    This thread should be 'Why we need decent...

    This thread should be 'Why we need decent bicycling infrastructure.'
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    Yep. And I wonder how much is kidney damage :-)

    Yep. And I wonder how much is kidney damage :-)
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    Riding w/ SLR Cameras

    On visits to various cities to collect photos I'll usually rent a bike and ride around to shoot. Most times the bikes (city, upright) have a front basket but occasionally not. All of my current bags...
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    Perineum contacts top tube hard enough and you'll...

    Perineum contacts top tube hard enough and you'll find out.

    The injuries are easy to believe. The study did say that it was quite preliminary however. The question is how common are these injuries...
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    Here's a good article on why you may want to re...

    Here's a good article on why you may want to re think that.

    Do We Really Want Bike Lanes? | streets.mn
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    Yep. There's a reason why, when segregated...

    Yep. There's a reason why, when segregated lanes/tracks/paths go in, ridership increases. The Netherlands the ultimate example.
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    With the earlier video I gave her the benefit of...

    With the earlier video I gave her the benefit of the doubt based on those two vehicles and her upcoming left. However, this one shows that she sat by that truck for over a minute or much much longer...
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    If designed properly the signal timings shouldn't...

    If designed properly the signal timings shouldn't allow either of those. There are two options; 1) when the cycle track has green then no turns allowed, or 2) setup an all-go where all bicycles and...
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    I can picture the mess. This is really just a...

    I can picture the mess. This is really just a bike lane with bollards (those 2' high things), very different from a segregated track for the very reason you've pointed out. We've got a bunch of...
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    They're actually not so much at odds in most...

    They're actually not so much at odds in most situations and work quite well together in Europe and other areas outside the U.S. In Europe a cop knows that someone blocking the left lane is more...
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    Thanks for posting that. Looking at the full...

    Thanks for posting that.

    Looking at the full video, she had plenty of time to move over and should have moved over. The only reason for her to have remained in the lane the way she did and shot...
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    I assume it's only separated by bollards or...

    I assume it's only separated by bollards or something similar? Curbs or parked cars do a better job of keeping this stuff from getting on there in the first place.
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    For both of these my preference would be an...

    For both of these my preference would be an upright. It's more comfortable and makes conversation a lot easier. I'm also a fan of keeping kids in front which also makes conversation a lot easier with...
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    As someone who got really tired of gooked up...

    As someone who got really tired of gooked up brakes and drivetrains, stuff getting sprayed on me, having to clean and adjust stuff all the time, and a number of other things, I went with an upright...
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    Congrats. You'll like it. People pay a lot of...

    Congrats. You'll like it. People pay a lot of money for aesthetics all the time, like most houses, clothes, cars, and bikes. A friend was debating between a HED wheelset and Easton, he went with HED...
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    On a road like this with that amount of traffic,...

    On a road like this with that amount of traffic, she would have been fine waiting until a quarter mile or so to move over.

    She probably could have moved over and maybe should have. HOWEVER, it...
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    Chain case and internally geared hub. Solves this...

    Chain case and internally geared hub. Solves this problem and many many more. Having a full case keeps you and your bike cleaner and keeps road gunk out of your drivetrain so a lot less maintenance...
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    And I think this helps explain why we have the...

    And I think this helps explain why we have the the most dangerous roads in the developed world. A little consideration for others isn't a bad thing.
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    +1 For any routine riding (anything other than...

    +1 For any routine riding (anything other than racing or training for a race) I just wear normal street clothes, usually jeans and an oxford. Add a sweater or variety of jackets when it's cold. Helps...
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    Don't think so. Unless they are running lights they should be obeying the exact same laws as every other driver. Above that, they should be setting an example for other drivers. You may also be...
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    She probably should have moved over, however, it...

    She probably should have moved over, however, it looks like he was tailgating her before she may have been able to safely do so (it looks like he squeezed in between the truck on his right and her as...
  24. And this assumption is based on what?

    And this assumption is based on what?
  25. Have you looked at external cameras for your...

    Have you looked at external cameras for your phone?

    iPhone Backup Camera
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