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    One speed fits all? Do they need a single...

    One speed fits all? Do they need a single standard speed limit on "the road" too? Or do they post speed limit signs changing the limit on "the road" from time to time?

    The local rail trail here...
  2. There's a time and place for street clothes. ...

    There's a time and place for street clothes.

    Sometimes a bicycle is not the time or the place.

    (Smaug only knows why I feel the need to put this link as NSFW - BikeSonbNYC.)

    -mr. bill
  3. 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...
  8. 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
  9. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
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