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  1. I haven't seen any scratches on my bike frames as...

    I haven't seen any scratches on my bike frames as the bike rests on the handlebar and pedal, I always put the bike with the drive side up, the drivers don't swerve or otherwise drive recklessly. I am...
  2. My state has one public transit system and all...

    My state has one public transit system and all buses have racks mostly the type that hook over the front wheel. They are easy to use and I've never had a driver get mad about the racks. we have had...
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    I am with Roody on this one, I see no need to...

    I am with Roody on this one, I see no need to wear one and I have been car free all my life. If I have ball cap hair I keep the hat on, or get a short hair cut.
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    I have restored several GPs and he could be lucky...

    I have restored several GPs and he could be lucky and have a Gazelle frame with some nice lugs for cheaper bike. This is a 1976 example.Original rims were steel Rigida with Atom hubs and Malliard...
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    Sidewalks are pretty rare in Lebanon Ct, Bruce....

    Sidewalks are pretty rare in Lebanon Ct, Bruce. I've ridden a lot there, my GF lived on Village Hill.
    Casio in my city riding on the sidewalk will get a $75.00 ticket if you can find a cop that...
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    I have no idea where raqball's utopia where cops...

    I have no idea where raqball's utopia where cops aren't above the law but it isn't where I live. Our cops in Rhode Island have the magic Police Officer's Bill Of Rights in which crimes are swept...
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    Sticky: Poll: I have used roller skates in rinks and on the...

    I have used roller skates in rinks and on the street since the early 70's in fact for about 16 years I skated the streets about 20 hours a week. I fell many hundreds of times and never once hit my...
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    I expect the reflector has as much chance as a...

    I expect the reflector has as much chance as a tail light in stopping a drunk or distracted driver from hitting me. Why blame the kids? Other drivers passed by without killing them.
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    Excuse me for saying this but the bike snobbery...

    Excuse me for saying this but the bike snobbery on this forum gets tiresome. These kids had the legally required rear reflectors on two bikes. Finding fault because they didn't go further with $50.00...
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    Did everyone miss the fact that this is a cop's...

    Did everyone miss the fact that this is a cop's wife, the husband was following in another vehicle refused to give CPR or call 911? Read the comments on the original story.
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    Green Airport PVD in Rhode Island has bike racks...

    Green Airport PVD in Rhode Island has bike racks at the Commuter Rail "T" stop it is possible to ride from the airport or place your bike on the train off rush hour or on public busses and get to...
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    You must be talking about Plumtree, my GF lives...

    You must be talking about Plumtree, my GF lives by the golf course. The lane is substandard with some narrow parts barely 30" wide and grates and it starts and ends into nothing AKA bike lane to...
  13. Thread: NE Rail Trails

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    I have been on a number of the trails and or MUPs...

    I have been on a number of the trails and or MUPs mentioned before. Starting with the most rural would be the Airline in Connecticut it is in two sections north and south both meet at Willimantic,...
  14. I had a NY asshat in an Audi cross the double...

    I had a NY asshat in an Audi cross the double yellow on a downhill blind curve while I was going the speed limit with oncoming vehicles while blownig his "I'm a rich NY assh*le" horn. I feel your...
  15. This is a rare bike but I doubt you'll get what...

    This is a rare bike but I doubt you'll get what it's worth. This is a great bike I just restored a men's a few months ago. All alloy except the frame if it was bigger I would be riding it my self....
  16. I have agree with Turbo here, in millitary...

    I have agree with Turbo here, in millitary parlance it is called situational awareness. Keep your attention and eyes moving, learn to see through the windshields of the cars in front and look around...
  17. GeneC I have been on my share of higher speed 2...

    GeneC I have been on my share of higher speed 2 travel one turn lane highways. I will go anywhere I absolutely have to go but that doesn't mean I go out of my way to. The great thing about 375 year...
  18. Yes I have to say that riding in the city of...

    Yes I have to say that riding in the city of Newport is great for the most part with the whole city 25mph limit and even in the off season I hold my own keeping up with traffic. It is a colonial city...
  19. I do not adhere to the radical VC mind set and...

    I do not adhere to the radical VC mind set and ride similarly and I was commenting on my higher speed riding situations, your "all in or all out". I have no problem using the shoulder if wide enough...
  20. I am Mr. Green cyclist, I agree with Turbo. I...

    I am Mr. Green cyclist, I agree with Turbo. I will completely take the lane over. I find the red position leads to close passes. I also move left in sketchy situations without a shred of remorse for...
  21. There have been some changes lately Buzz...

    There have been some changes lately Buzz 340368These sharrows have been put in on Thames St. and Spring St. and they are in the right place unlike on Memorial Blvd. There are yellow diamond signs...
  22. Sorry but I am with the OP on this issue. I take...

    Sorry but I am with the OP on this issue. I take the lane on every road that has two lanes going in the same direction unless there is ample room to share. I find that I do not get harrassed any more...
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    Thank you Ekdog, I have to point out that...

    Thank you Ekdog, I have to point out that millions of city dwellers get by without a vehicle so I don't feel all that special.
    I was in eighth grade on the first Earth Day myself, I restore bikes...
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    I have always been concerned with the environment...

    I have always been concerned with the environment since the first Earth Day. I will say that I took the test for a DL but I never went through with it.
    I have had a tough time being a carpenter...
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    I have never had a license but I did buy a car...

    I have never had a license but I did buy a car in1979 and owned it for a few months. So at least 34 years, I'm 56.
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