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    You're remarkably misinformed for a non New...

    You're remarkably misinformed for a non New Yorker.:)

    There has been a police car (with 2 cops) at the auto entrances for the major bridges since 9/11. Special bollards have been installed at the...
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    The reason the rear derailleur is missing is...

    The reason the rear derailleur is missing is because the hanger appears to be missing. There's no longer a place to mount the derailleur.

    It may or may not be a sacrificial member. I cannot tell...
  3. Here's a website that is NYC specific: | NYC Car...

    Here's a website that is NYC specific: | NYC Car Crash Resources

    A couple of important items.

    There's a 30 day window from the accident to file your claim with the motorist's insurance...
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    No. The lake north of Jewel Ave is Meadow Lake. ...

    No. The lake north of Jewel Ave is Meadow Lake.

    Due to maintenance and design the bike path around Meadow Lake is frequently under water.
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    The route around Willow Lake in Flushing Meadow...

    The route around Willow Lake in Flushing Meadow Park won't work. Flushing Meadow Park is closed south of Jewel Ave, which includes Willow Lake. The official reason is it's a nature preserve. The...
  6. The 1 mm isn't quite paper clearance (0.2 mm) but...

    The 1 mm isn't quite paper clearance (0.2 mm) but is plenty good. It's important to make sure the wheel will hold up. Make sure no spokes are really loose. Make sure you stressed the wheel.


    If...
  7. There are too many unknowns to make any judgment...

    There are too many unknowns to make any judgment regarding your wheel's ability to go the distance without further damage. If you are confident it can last 200K then go for it.

    The problem with a...
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    There's no obligation for a bicyclist to stop for...

    There's no obligation for a bicyclist to stop for a red light while on a shoulder (as opposed to a bike lane) in NYS, despite the statute you quoted. Here's why.


    1231. Traffic laws apply ...
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    I was more interested in whether there was a stop...

    I was more interested in whether there was a stop line and if it extended into the shoulder.
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    There is supposed to be a stop line at each...

    There is supposed to be a stop line at each traffic signal. If that stop line does not extend into the shoulder to the asphalt's edge, then you may have a legal case to proceed.

    Secondly, it's...
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    Fifth Avenue would not have been made one-way,...

    Fifth Avenue would not have been made one-way, had anyone but drivers had city officials' "respect."

    I don't see drivers offering to obey speed limits, pass bikes safely, not stop in bike lanes,...
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    Your first order of business is to determine...

    Your first order of business is to determine whether the rim is bent. It's fairly easy to do.

    Find the point that's furthest to the right. Check the spoke tensions on the right and left sides by...
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    You will also need a crank extractor. Are you...

    You will also need a crank extractor.

    Are you trying to remove the bottom bracket (including the fixed cup) or just service it?

    Servicing, means cleaning and/or replacing the bearings. You...
  14. I'm glad you're OK. Many doored cyclests are not....

    I'm glad you're OK. Many doored cyclests are not. There's more you could have done besides being paranoid about stopped taxis. You should have taken the cab's number and reported the incident to the...
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    Gilles Berthoud also makes a decaleur. It...

    Gilles Berthoud also makes a decaleur. It attaches to the quill stem. It replaces the bolt that holds the handlebar.

    I see very little thread showing on that steerer. You've got a notched lock...
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    The usual practice in NYS is to place traffic...

    The usual practice in NYS is to place traffic lights on either side of the single lane two-way roadway. The traffic lights set the travel direction.

    This presents two problems for cyclists. The...
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    That's definitely a freewheel. That means a cheap...

    That's definitely a freewheel. That means a cheap strategy is possible and equivalent replacement parts are available.

    The bad news is that the freewheel/hub threads are probably worse than the...
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    It's unclear from your photos whether you have a...

    It's unclear from your photos whether you have a freewheel or a cassette. A side photo of the cluster taken with the wheel and quick release removed should answer the freewheel/cassette question.
    ...
  19. There are many studies that have measured...

    There are many studies that have measured increases in reaction time in driving situations with various forms of distracted driving. Many relate the increased reaction time to similar experiments...
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    One other complication is chainline. I'm far less...

    One other complication is chainline. I'm far less obsessive on this subject than most people. You will be moving the chainwheel 1.5 mm inward. This means the chain will be 1.5 mm closer to the frame...
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    Crank and/or chainwheels won't clear the...

    Crank and/or chainwheels won't clear the chainstays. If you are clipped into the pedals, your heel might knock the chainstays.

    Measure the clearance with your current setup to see if this is...
  22. There are at least two approaches to reducing...

    There are at least two approaches to reducing fatalities between cyclists/pedestrians and vehicles. One is to reduce the incidence of collisions. Another is to reduce the severity of the collisions...
  23. Many motorists in urban settings have bought into...

    Many motorists in urban settings have bought into the myth that the private car is the fastest way to get around town. The cyclist by passing the same motorist several times is destroying that myth....
  24. According to County Legislator Barraga, "there...

    According to County Legislator Barraga, "there are currently 135 signs between Montauk Highway and Sunrise Highway on Higbie Lane and Udall Road - most of them are ignored by drivers."

    Here's a...
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    There's a downside to making the skewers too...

    There's a downside to making the skewers too tight. It's bending the axle. This isn't a problem with wing nuts but is with quick release skewers. Therefore, one should make the skewers only as tight...
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