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06-12-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 910
Posted By livedarklions

Good on you for not letting all that stop you...

Good on you for not letting all that stop you from riding, and doing it on your own terms. You sound like a lot of thought and determination went into that. I hope you can work out something with...
06-12-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 910
Posted By livedarklions

Or, y'know, maybe he's a person with a disability...

Or, y'know, maybe he's a person with a disability who has learned how to ride safely. I think he's in a lot better position to judge that than a rando on the internets.

Comparing a disability to...
06-12-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 910
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Not cool, mate. The OP has some physical issues...

Not cool, mate. The OP has some physical issues that he has been accommodating successfully. He has obviously given his chosen strategies a lot of thought in regards to his own safety as well as...
06-11-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 910
Posted By livedarklions

If I had a choice, I'd probably avoid the 15 mph...

If I had a choice, I'd probably avoid the 15 mph path, but that's just because I like to ride faster than that. But I do a lot of no speed limit MUP riding, and I actually enjoy the practice at...
06-02-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,346
Posted By Paul Barnard

If I were the officer's supervisor, I'd make the...

If I were the officer's supervisor, I'd make the ones that passed at a safe distance ticket the ones who did not. Then I'd have the ones that passed too closely apologize publicly to the rider.
05-30-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,346
Posted By Paul Barnard

Getting back out of the weeds, that was...

Getting back out of the weeds, that was completely inappropriate for them to pass that closely. That actually pisses me off quite a bit. For the life of me, I don't understand why officers insist...
05-29-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,346
Posted By Shimagnolo

1. Small consumer cameras always have wide-angle...

1. Small consumer cameras always have wide-angle lenses that make everything look further away than it really is. Any lens with Field-Of-View of >=64 degrees is wide-angle. I have one camera with...
05-29-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 600
Posted By guachi

Any dedicated bike store will sell a good quality...

Any dedicated bike store will sell a good quality bike and $1000 will definitely get you a bike that's above entry level and should be able to find something you'll be happy with.

But you'll still...
05-23-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,346
Posted By scott967

My closest passes are always motorcycles riding 2...

My closest passes are always motorcycles riding 2 abreast.

scott s.
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05-23-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,346
Posted By indyfabz

I had bikers buzz me on Yaak River Rd. in NW...

I had bikers buzz me on Yaak River Rd. in NW Montana back in 2017. No reason as there was no oncoming traffic. But bikers in general have been very courteous to me. When I descended Independence Pass...
05-23-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,346
Posted By Shimagnolo

And if the cops had been riding in a staggered...

And if the cops had been riding in a staggered formation, (as is taught in the MSF courses), the guys on the right could easily have moved left into a single file formation to pass cyclists.
...
05-22-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,346
Posted By Bald Paul

It's okay. They all pulled over later on and...

It's okay. They all pulled over later on and wrote themselves tickets.
05-19-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,460
Posted By Bald Paul

People, please, this was NOT a case of road rage...

People, please, this was NOT a case of road rage against a cyclist, by whatever race/education level/fitness level/etc. perpetrator you insist on pigeon-holing them into.
This was an attack by a...
05-13-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,987
Posted By Nyah

Bring the bicycle in with you and don't leave it...

Bring the bicycle in with you and don't leave it out of your control.
Works for me:...
05-13-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,987
Posted By Rick

You need evidence of the harassment and...

You need evidence of the harassment and vandalism. If you can obtain this then you can make a case of it. You could try to get your local news media interested in a story about this. There are other...
05-11-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,460
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I can't fathom what would compel someone...

I can't fathom what would compel someone (presumably in their right mind) to resort to this level of violence to "settle" some argument that was probably trivial to start with. Mr. Oliver was on the...
05-04-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,638
Posted By homeless in ca.

Restaurant delivery car parked in bike lane. Posted picture on Google map reviews.

Anyone else do this?

I was out for a ride and a delivery car belonging to a local restaurant chain was parked in the bike lane. The car was literally parked on top of the bicycle pictogram, next...
12-11-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,978
Posted By BenBoozer

The representative and the driver have both been...

The representative and the driver have both been indicted in connection with this crime. Let’s pray for justice.
12-11-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,978
Posted By rydabent

Waiting for the out come of this case. In...

Waiting for the out come of this case.

In the meantime the family should resort to a civil court to get justice. Criminal courts STINK when it comes to getting justice when a cyclist is involved....
12-11-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,978
Posted By AndrewJB

COVID delayed the Grand Jury action that was...

COVID delayed the Grand Jury action that was originally schedule for back in March, but the case is finally moving forward with a Grand Jury indictment!
True justice for Eric Keais and his family is...
11-11-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,381
Posted By Leisesturm

"The crux of the biscuit is in the apostrophe"...

"The crux of the biscuit is in the apostrophe" -Francis Vincent "Frank" Zappa
11-08-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,381
Posted By Daniel4

I have a helmet cam and a rear view cam. If there...

I have a helmet cam and a rear view cam. If there are no incidences during my ride, I erase the videos. I have used captured images to report bad driving of commercial vehicle drivers to their...
11-04-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,484
Posted By mbailey

Read the sticky thread above about being hit by a...

Read the sticky thread above about being hit by a motor vehicle.
10-24-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,410
Posted By Digger Goreman

And, yet, reversed, they would kill us and claim...

And, yet, reversed, they would kill us and claim we were "weaving"....

AirZound ftw!
08-26-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,831
Posted By closetbiker

lol. Off topic man... the question is, will/can...

lol. Off topic man... the question is, will/can the gen pop learn that people riding bikes are good for them?
08-26-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,831
Posted By closetbiker

Will they ever learn?

Iím talking about the general population.

In (over) 35 years of advocacy in cycling, at times it seems little has changed.

Sure, there have been some gains in recognition of local governments...
08-12-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By GAtkins

There is no way on God's green earth that you...

There is no way on God's green earth that you don't know that your cargo has shifted like that. And such a small fine, JHC.

Glenn
07-23-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,350
Posted By RadDog

Anticipation is exactly what I am talking about...

Anticipation is exactly what I am talking about when it comes to the "6th sense." I always try and think "what is the most idiotic thing this driver can do?"

In terms of fear, down on the street...
07-22-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,910
Posted By RadDog

Here is how to avoid getting doored in heavy...

Here is how to avoid getting doored in heavy traffic. This applies to moving cars, but it also applies to parked cars.

Beware of your surroundings, but also watch the head of the motorist that is...
07-03-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,176
Posted By Joe Bikerider

How about not shining your ultra bright lights in...

How about not shining your ultra bright lights in my eyes? Yes, we maybe didnít crash but did you notice me turning my head away from your rude display? I guess you think thatís my problem. Sigh.
06-06-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,604
Posted By indyfabz

T-1000 from Terminator 2.

T-1000 from Terminator 2.
06-05-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,111
Posted By Korina

As the great W.C. Fields said, 'If you can't...

As the great W.C. Fields said, 'If you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bs.' I.e., instead of raging back, smile and blow 'em a kiss. Stand back and watch their faces.
04-05-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,368
Posted By Digger Goreman

Bicycles are defined as vehicles. Two vehicles...

Bicycles are defined as vehicles. Two vehicles may not occupy the lane, side by side (Georgia exception: two bicycles). Vehicles are required to safely pass in the left hand lane, obeying all lane...
04-02-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,368
Posted By Worknomore

Riding a bike, anywhere is not safe. So what?

Riding a bike, anywhere is not safe. So what?
03-12-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 832
Posted By CoffeedrinkerNC

If your in the US, good luck getting the police...

If your in the US, good luck getting the police to help.
03-10-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 17,947
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Seriously?

Seriously?
03-10-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,299
Posted By indyfabz

Damn! Dude actually went back to the scene of the...

Damn! Dude actually went back to the scene of the crime not long after it happened and didn't stop, then waited several more hours to contact police. Sobering up perhaps?
03-08-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,547
Posted By JW Fas

Ford Invented Anti-Dooring Mirrors

I'm glad to see an auto manufacturer is finally exploring this technology.

https://youtu.be/W9RWdQK6oaY

Yes, the Dutch reach is free, but humans are notoriously unreliable. It is for this...
03-07-20, 12:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,299
Posted By CB HI

Two justice systems, one for the privileged...

Two justice systems, one for the privileged including cops and one for the rest of us regular citizens.
03-06-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,299
Posted By Digger Goreman

PROBATION?!!!:eek::wtf::eek:

PROBATION?!!!:eek::wtf::eek:
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