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    I was just thinking, if a balloon is blown very...

    I was just thinking, if a balloon is blown very full and tight, compared to one that is slightly less full, if you use a needle to prick them, the first balloon would be more likely to be punctured...
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    Reasons not to pump the tires too full?

    Beside when riding on snow/ice, are there occasions when it's not desirable to pump the tire too full? Could it help reduce the chance of a flat from punctures?
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    Why not get one? I think in at least some states...

    Why not get one? I think in at least some states it's required, too.
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    Could someone tell me why they say/yell/shout...

    Could someone tell me why they say/yell/shout instead of ringing a bell, please? :rolleyes:

    I believe most bike bells are more pleasing to the ear than a yelling.

    How many pedestrians and...
  5. Thread: Bike helmets?

    by vol
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    Are bike helmets bullet-proof? Not those with...

    Are bike helmets bullet-proof? Not those with many vents (like Giro Reverb or Bern), but with few vents? I guess not?
  6. I do see it could have helped prevent one type of...

    I do see it could have helped prevent one type of accident (first fatal bike accident this year in NYC): when a bus is leaving a stop while a cyclist is trying to pass it. Admittedly I would not try...
  7. Laser beam projection lets drivers know when a bike is approaching

    Laserlight projects an image of a cyclist onto the road, helping to ensure that drivers are aware of an approaching cyclist

    LINK
  8. It actually provides more flexible hand...

    It actually provides more flexible hand positions. Only hope it doesn't add too much weight like a heavy U-lock.
  9. New bike design with rectangular handlebars double up as a security lock

    How do you like this design? Going on sale next year with unknown price. Link:
    End of the bike lock? Bicycle's rectangular handlebars double up as a security lock
  10. This original post was dated Aug. 15, 2010. ...

    This original post was dated Aug. 15, 2010.



    This post is dated Aug. 15, 2014, exactly four years later.

    :roflmao:
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    Yes, some people, while moving to the side, even...

    Yes, some people, while moving to the side, even imitate: "Dingding!" :)
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    Once when I was riding on the bike path, I heard...

    Once when I was riding on the bike path, I heard (only): "On your left--second time!!" I turned to take a look, and saw a guy on his bike angrily staring at me. :mad:
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    In most cases the passing person calls "on your...

    In most cases the passing person calls "on your left" when they were already being passing me, and also the voice is so low that I only realize what it's all about after seeing them passing.
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    Today someone shouted "on your left" to me while...

    Today someone shouted "on your left" to me while passing me on my right. :cry:

    That's one of the rare occasions when I actually knew someone was talking to me and what he was saying. 90%+ times I...
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    Call police. Aubrey Lee Price who faked his...

    Call police.
    Aubrey Lee Price who faked his death in June 2012 after embezzling millions from his clients "Was eventually arrested after cops pulled him over in Georgia for driving a car with...
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    Seems to me that thing is neither good for office...

    Seems to me that thing is neither good for office nor useful for cycling :(



    Are there still telephone booths? :rolleyes:
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    The bespoke suit for the cycling businessman

    The bespoke suit for the cycling businessman: From bike to boardroom (no Lycra required)

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  18. Thread: eBay scams

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    I wonder if such individuals were ever actually...

    I wonder if such individuals were ever actually caught and prosecuted, aside from being removed as sellers. Who knows, could be that these recent 3 scammers are actually the same one last December...
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    IOW, they are all meaningless babbling. :lol:

    IOW, they are all meaningless babbling. :lol:
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    Aha, I see. Must be the P&R posts that didn't...

    Aha, I see. Must be the P&R posts that didn't count. (I thought 2,468 was a magic number :D)
  21. Thread: eBay scams

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    After checking each of the 4 sellers' history, I...

    After checking each of the 4 sellers' history, I don't think it's innocent seller being hacked: each and every one of them went berserk just about 1 year after registering the account. They all had...
  22. Thread: eBay scams

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    I'm unhappy to report that I was scammed again on...

    I'm unhappy to report that I was scammed again on eBay, by 3 different sellers in a row (I highly suspect it's one same person), all selling bike lights for attractive prices. Like the previous one,...
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    Number of posts stays the same?

    Whys is that my number of posts stays at "2,468" even as I continue to have new posts? Not that I care but just curious, since others have much more posts shown.
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    I'm already dreaming too much. :lol:

    I'm already dreaming too much. :lol:
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    Too bad I just found this thread! Is the free...

    Too bad I just found this thread! Is the free membership still available? :rolleyes:
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