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    Sticky: Poll: I'm a little confused, what internal logic...

    I'm a little confused, what internal logic consistencies? In you're response you are connecting a few dots that I didn't connect. Is that what you think? Is that what you think I think?

    It has...
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    Sticky: Poll: You might be surprised just how urban Australia...

    You might be surprised just how urban Australia is. The population of the country as a whole is 22.33 million. The population of the top five cities is 13.60 million. Of the big cities I've only...
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    Sticky: Poll: Well, that's kind of the point. They have all...

    Well, that's kind of the point. They have all kinds of bike specific facilities, they have laws that are protective of cyclists and pedestrians, both of those things would improve their risk against...
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    Sticky: Poll: There is a strong correlation between non-helmet...

    There is a strong correlation between non-helmet use and fatalities. There is also a strong correlation between alcohol use, wrong way cycling, riding at night without lights, and various other...
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    Sticky: Poll: Actually, I scored that as simply being guilty of...

    Actually, I scored that as simply being guilty of being US centric, 'cause in this particular instance I was guilty of the same thing.

    Speedo
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    What amazes me about that area is that it is...

    What amazes me about that area is that it is simultaneously bike friendly and unfriendly. Lots of bike paths and some good back roads, but the nasty section of Route 9 and the section of 116 that...
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    The alleged shooter......

    The alleged shooter...

    From Flash Alert Eugene:

    "Walker and Platz are known to each other and allegedly have a long simmering dispute stemming from marijuana issues."

    Lance is probably right...
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    Sticky: Poll: If Ms. Bluemel herself had believed that a helmet...

    If Ms. Bluemel herself had believed that a helmet was such a critical piece of equipment, why didn't she get a replacement? It's not like her helmet was stolen two minutes before she rode her bike....
  9. Thread: Squirrel tale

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    I've long wondered why squirrels have this...

    I've long wondered why squirrels have this seemingly suicide behavior. Earlier this summer I experienced a suicide squirrel event that provides a possible explanation.

    My wife and I were riding...
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    Ha! Great post! Speedo

    Ha! Great post!

    Speedo
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    That's funny. I thought that your argument was...

    That's funny. I thought that your argument was that you don't want people to use judgement, you want them to follow a set of rules regardless of whether the circumstances warrant it or not. If you...
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    Because no one in your story made any...

    Because no one in your story made any representation that they, stop sign runners in that situation, have caused a problem. The security guards gave you an atta-boy, but no where in the variations...
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    ...and... ... there is the parade of hearses...

    ...and...

    ... there is the parade of hearses and ambulances to pick up the victims of stop sign running cyclists. Or not apparently.

    I'm certainly not a stop sign / red light running...
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    Congratulations, you get a gold star from the...

    Congratulations, you get a gold star from the security guard. So, is the stop sign white line covered in a pool of blood? Your claim would be that with all those stop sign runners (you are the ONLY...
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    I think your problem is that you've bought into...

    I think your problem is that you've bought into the myth that cyclists, as a class, are more scofflaw, more likely to feel that rules don't apply to them, than our motoring brethren. If you were to...
  16. Thread: your best buy.

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    Hmmm. A toss-up. LED headlamp (just about any...

    Hmmm. A toss-up. LED headlamp (just about any smallish model) or MSR pack towel. Okay, the towel gets the nod. I love my pack towel.

    Speedo
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    Incorrect. Take an honest look around at all the...

    Incorrect. Take an honest look around at all the stop signs you see and ask yourself which ones could reasonably be replaced by a yield sign, or even no sign at all. When you are taking that look...
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    I think the blanket claim that all red light...

    I think the blanket claim that all red light runners are endangering everyone on the road is overblown.



    In terms of the relative cost cyclist to motorist when a cyclist gets hit, it's not even...
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    Winston Churchill: "Lady Astor, would you sleep...

    Winston Churchill: "Lady Astor, would you sleep with me for one thousand pounds?"
    Lady Astor: "Yes, for a thousand pounds I would sleep with you."
    Winston Churchill: "Would you sleep with me for...
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    I accept your good order point up to a point. ...

    I accept your good order point up to a point. Being a "known" cyclist I've frequently had people rant to me about cyclists they've seen blowing through a red. I'll ask if that cyclist had...
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    The guy was a jerk. Not much you can do about...

    The guy was a jerk. Not much you can do about that.

    Speedo
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    Don't take this the wrong way, because I do...

    Don't take this the wrong way, because I do understand your sense of frustration, but you really had to work hard to construct a scenario where a stop sign runner had a safety impact on you, and you...
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    I'm not a moderator, but that's a bit beyond the...

    I'm not a moderator, but that's a bit beyond the pale even for Helmets cramp my style part n+1.

    Speedo
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    This might get more attention in Touring. ...

    This might get more attention in Touring.

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    So true!! I think the problem is the bikes...

    So true!!

    I think the problem is the bikes are designed by the young and strong, and oldies either don't think too much about their gearing, or still think they're 25! I have a 62 yo friend...
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