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  1. Get to know your neighbors. Chances are there are...

    Get to know your neighbors. Chances are there are a bunch of really great people in your neighborhood. Get to know them. Latino's in particular have very little regard for gang and other illegal...
  2. I'm not a fan of anecdotes, but there've been...

    I'm not a fan of anecdotes, but there've been enough times when I've been driving that I've nearly hit a bicycle rider who wasn't using lights that I try to always use them and recommend that others...
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    I ran in to similar problems when I tried to...

    I ran in to similar problems when I tried to research this. There are some issues that are believed caused or exacerbated by lean forward posture so in these cases upright is the ticket more than any...
  4. Agree. On all points. There is also a huge issue...

    Agree. On all points. There is also a huge issue of story creep as people slightly reword a true story, again, and again.
  5. Let's clear up a few things before some people on...

    Let's clear up a few things before some people on here have heart failure... The original stories on AP, CNBC, DN, Fox, ABC, and a long list of others included that bicyclelobby had tweeted that...
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    Per hour is equal? Bicycle fatalities are about 5...

    Per hour is equal? Bicycle fatalities are about 5 times that of cars. I'd guess most people's commutes don't take them 5 times as long.
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    Perhaps she has reason to worry? Bicycling:...

    Perhaps she has reason to worry? Bicycling: Relatively Safe | streets.mn

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    We have a variety of city bikes with a variety of...

    We have a variety of city bikes with a variety of IGH's and I do switch around occasionally so get to experience each. I love the N360 and that is on my primary Workcycles Opafiets. That said,...
  9. I don't think I've ever seen this. And glad I...

    I don't think I've ever seen this. And glad I haven't. Why do some people like to advertise their stupidity so loudly?
  10. Bicyclists surrender Brooklyn Bridge to pedestrians (tourists)

    White flags mysteriously replace American flags on top of Brooklyn Bridge | Fox News

    My guess is that this was opportunism and not the real deal behind these white flags, but I can certainly...
  11. Giada Borgato's rear brake seems to hold up well...

    Giada Borgato's rear brake seems to hold up well but her mechanic seems to adjust the nose of her saddle quite often.
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    Don't think so. I'm no conspiracy theorist but...

    Don't think so. I'm no conspiracy theorist but anytime you get people changing their story that many times in the way that they did sort of screams cover-up.
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    Lance: Life in Purgatory

    Nothing earth shattering though perhaps interesting for some.

    Lance in Purgatory: The After-Life - Esquire
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    Conti's Specialized Frame - Truth?

    So far there appear to be at least four different stories regarding Conti's bike and at least three came from people supposedly involved. Any guesses what folks are trying to cover up?
  15. It's perhaps important to understand that People...

    It's perhaps important to understand that People For Bikes is an organization of bicycle related manufacturers and their primary goal is to sell more of the bikes and bicycling gear that they...
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    Perhaps. I was thinking more like 15 mph bikes...

    Perhaps. I was thinking more like 15 mph bikes and 50 mph cars aren't compatible or bikes aren't dangerous, cars are, why endanger bike riders by mixing them up with cars.
  17. Is the shoulder paved or gravel? And what...

    Is the shoulder paved or gravel? And what difference does having a shoulder make with regard to a segregated path?
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    What is the speed limit and actual maximum speed...

    What is the speed limit and actual maximum speed of traffic? Lane widths? Will they have to go in to the oncoming lane to guarantee you the 3' of space you want? Where on the hill did they catch up...
  19. Thread: Turn Signals

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    Nobody has mentioned the role that U.S. traffic...

    Nobody has mentioned the role that U.S. traffic engineers have played in encouraging this kind of driving. Starting with requiring a turning vehicle to cross over an active lane of potential/likely...
  20. An interesting article and discussion on it:...

    An interesting article and discussion on it: Steen MN vs Drenthe NL | streets.mn

    How practical is it to run a bike path along roads like she was on?
  21. I don't drive an old fashioned car that requires...

    I don't drive an old fashioned car that requires special clothes or stuff nor do I ride an old fashioned bicycle that needs this stuff. Just like modern cars, my modern bicycle's transmission is in a...
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    Full fenders, spats, and chaincase is the only...

    Full fenders, spats, and chaincase is the only way to roll at WNBR.
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    If someone is keeping to the right I'll not do...

    If someone is keeping to the right I'll not do anything. If two people are side by side or someone is in the middle of the path I'll ring my bell. Works well nearly all of the time now (it's taken a...
  24. Copenhagen's nod to the better bicycling...

    Copenhagen's nod to the better bicycling facilities in The Netherlands. :-)
  25. The problem is that money routed through the...

    The problem is that money routed through the federal gov't looses much of its spending power. Much better for the federal gov't to tax a bit less, local gov't a bit more, and local gov't pay for...
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