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  1. NYT's - For the Bike-to-Work Generation, a Move to Fashionable High-Tech Clothing

    “It’s yellow, it’s ugly, it doesn’t go with anything, but it can save your life.”

    -mr. bill
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    They "rented" me a free bicycle - so I think...

    They "rented" me a free bicycle - so I think they've earned a plug.

    Timbuk2 - great packs, so many variations, lots of retro-reflective options.

    The messenger bag I had for the day was...
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    Huh. I've watched the two most recent videos a...

    Huh. I've watched the two most recent videos a few times, it looks to me like that mantra is not to be taken literally.



    You almost seem nostalgic about how great Magazine Street was to ride....
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    Again, I got lucky. And I *know* that this...

    Again, I got lucky. And I *know* that this stretch is bad - yet I blundered through it. I had several seconds to slow down to a reasonable speed, and didn't.

    So, here's me going through this...
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    Don't want to scare folks away, that's one of the...

    Don't want to scare folks away, that's one of the worst intersections I ride through. But absolutely did not keep my speed reasonable.

    "Tis grace hath brought me safe thus far, And grace will lead...
  6. Thread: Neon Tights?

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    A motorcyclist's legs don't move much. A...

    A motorcyclist's legs don't move much.
    A cyclist's legs move a lot.

    Sort of the same thing, but different.

    -mr. bill
  7. Thread: Neon Tights?

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    Did you try to google "neon cycling tights"? ...

    Did you try to google "neon cycling tights"?

    Gore Bike Wear makes a bunch. There are others too.

    (Another direction to go is active HALO BELT | LED safety belt, Running safety, Cycling safety,...
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    Assuming you already have a GoPro and a Smart...

    Assuming you already have a GoPro and a Smart Phone, *AND* a large external USB battery supply for both your smart phone and your GoPro, there's approximately a one second delay to stream video out...
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    My bad - but ended well. But what are all the...

    My bad - but ended well.
    But what are all the contributing factors to this moment?


    http://youtu.be/yv8l2gNhGvA?version=3&vq=hd1080

    -mr. bill
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    How do you get to the Head of the Charles? ...

    How do you get to the Head of the Charles?

    Practice!

    http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h10/mrbill05/ee49e3fb2aa3b5dd35365b2734392568_zps0b2c7b19.jpg~original

    -mr. bill
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    Too close. http://youtu.be/D8a5u6oRiT8 ...

    Too close.


    http://youtu.be/D8a5u6oRiT8

    -mr. bill
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    (Hoping to be helpful here.) There is a Search...

    (Hoping to be helpful here.)

    There is a Search Thread pulldown.
    Type the word "deaf" - no quotes of course, into the text box.

    Yes, it has been mentioned.


    Still trying to be helpful.
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    Bike Snob NYC posted his report this morning....

    Bike Snob NYC posted his report this morning.

    Anyhow, drool. Well done!

    -mr. bill
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    Strava. -mr. bill

    Strava.

    -mr. bill
  15. So, when will you cross 1,000,000 miles commuting...

    So, when will you cross 1,000,000 miles commuting on your bike? Just curious.

    -mr. bill
  16. B. Carfree Just wondering. Can you project...

    B. Carfree

    Just wondering. Can you project when you'll cross 1,000,000 miles commuting on your bike?

    -mr. bill
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    Something like this then? ...

    Something like this then?

    http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h10/mrbill05/SeirusComboClava2.png


    -mr. bill
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    There are so called "door-zone bike lanes" all...

    There are so called "door-zone bike lanes" all over NOLA, but there really aren't any in NOLA. I don't know why, but folks curb their cars, as in less than six inches from the curb, unlike most...
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    There were twenty-one pedestrian and bicycle...

    There were twenty-one pedestrian and bicycle fatalities in San Jose in 2013. All but one took place on a "stroad."

    I wouldn't focus on the neighborhood streets.

    -mr. bill
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    København and Boston are about identical in area and population.

    (Boston's airport is in the city. København's airport is just outside the city.)

    -mr. bill
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    The company wins, unfortunately the drivers and...

    The company wins, unfortunately the drivers and those around them do not.
    I don't think folks understand how commercial transport works in NYC.

    The so-called last mile is noise when it comes to...
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    The margin of error can be increased by widening...

    The margin of error can be increased by widening the lane and reducing curve radii (road design) *OR* reducing the width, length and perhaps height of the vehicle (vehicle design).

    For three...
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    8.53018 feet wide (sans mirrors), but who's...

    8.53018 feet wide (sans mirrors), but who's counting.

    -mr. bill
  24. Can we talk? It's just paint, right?...

    Can we talk? It's just paint, right?

    NOW, imagine if you were going to go ride straight rather than take a left through this intersection. Really, wtf? Not only does a rideable shoulder turn into...
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    A guy who doesn't drive a car much (if at all)...

    A guy who doesn't drive a car much (if at all) "knows" how to drive.

    Look where you want to go. This is independent of vehicle.

    -mr. bill
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