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08-03-16, 06:06 AM
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Posted By hagen2456

The small parts like the pump mounting should be...

The small parts like the pump mounting should be spared, as they're probably original to the bike. Same definitely goes for bar end plugs and bottle mounting.

Before repaint (which I think is a...
08-01-16, 11:59 AM
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Views: 7,915
Posted By hagen2456

Wow... 27" tubulars... never seen that before....

Wow... 27" tubulars... never seen that before. However, this thread may have the answer: http://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/949993-tubular-tires-interchangeable-700c-vs-27-inch.html - seems...
08-01-16, 04:08 AM
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Views: 7,915
Posted By hagen2456

Are you sure it's non-standard? Being tubulars...

Are you sure it's non-standard? Being tubulars from that era, they would normally be plain 622 mm.
07-29-16, 01:33 PM
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Views: 7,915
Posted By hagen2456

The Fauber Special was used on Monark racing...

The Fauber Special was used on Monark racing bikes untill c. 1956, on Crescent racing bikes until c. 1962, and on almost all Swedish standard bikes until c. 1994!
07-29-16, 01:29 PM
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Views: 7,915
Posted By hagen2456

Just stumbled on this thread, looking on Google...

Just stumbled on this thread, looking on Google for other Monark racing bikes. It's quite a find, this one. Probably from the mid-50's, and in pretty good shape, I think - the rust on the frame...
03-14-14, 05:32 PM
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Views: 4,173
Posted By hagen2456

This one: 368802

This one:
368802
10-04-13, 03:39 PM
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Posted By hagen2456

It most certainly isn't a good place to put...

It most certainly isn't a good place to put lights.
06-11-13, 05:33 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,810
Posted By hagen2456

Nah. It's just that lots of streets don't have...

Nah. It's just that lots of streets don't have room for it. Most cyclists here actually prefer them, and there's no statistic telling that they're particularly dangerous.

The ramps do form a...
06-11-13, 05:22 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,810
Posted By hagen2456

Land use and mega stores could be an explanation....

Land use and mega stores could be an explanation. It is in smaller Danish cities.
06-11-13, 05:17 PM
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Posted By hagen2456

All very fine and dandy - except for the fact...

All very fine and dandy - except for the fact that they don't have "Dutch-style segregation" in very many parts of Germany. Segregation, maybe - Dutch-style? HA!

Munich is a very nice example of...
06-06-13, 04:23 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,589
Posted By hagen2456

Your dad made a very conservative guess. As half...

Your dad made a very conservative guess. As half of any given large population is gifted with an IQ below 100, there's bound to be quite a few very stupid people out there who have still managed to...
06-06-13, 04:15 PM
Replies: 144
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Posted By hagen2456

Well, there IS, after all, the basic fact that...

Well, there IS, after all, the basic fact that cars are more dangerous to their surroundings than are bikes, no matter what.
06-03-13, 02:28 AM
05-31-13, 03:49 PM
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Posted By hagen2456

Though I wouldn't put it that way, I must say...

Though I wouldn't put it that way, I must say that at least on the day the video was made, there was more than enough room for going quite fast - at least a good deal faster than shown in the video....
05-29-13, 02:34 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,317
Posted By hagen2456

I'm not sure I get what you mean, but we do have...

I'm not sure I get what you mean, but we do have both separated and non-separated bike paths. The difference is minimal, as parking is not allowed closer than, like, 30 m from the intersections (and...
05-29-13, 02:24 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,317
Posted By hagen2456

The photos showing the narrow street with a bike...

The photos showing the narrow street with a bike lane on one side (because it's a one-way street where cars are not allowed to go all through, and with bike traffic in both directions)... that's a...
05-29-13, 11:45 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,317
Posted By hagen2456

You're wrong, and if you had been awake to read...

You're wrong, and if you had been awake to read through this and the many other threads I've participated in, you'd full well know it.

Now back to bed, mr. Forester!
05-29-13, 11:43 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,317
Posted By hagen2456

No "tons of in road bike lanes". Mostly, it's...

No "tons of in road bike lanes". Mostly, it's either bike path or nothing. The ones you show are from the experimental stage of partly closing down that street to car traffic and widening the bike...
05-29-13, 04:28 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,317
Posted By hagen2456

I think there are a couple of misunderstandings...

I think there are a couple of misunderstandings on the side of the VC crowd. First there's the matter of the danger associated with separated bike paths. Yes, there are potential dangers, but they...
05-28-13, 01:59 PM
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Posted By hagen2456

You really, REALLY need to start reading things a...

You really, REALLY need to start reading things a little more thoroughly.
05-28-13, 01:05 AM
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Posted By hagen2456

Hembrow took the time to break down the numbers...

Hembrow took the time to break down the numbers and puncture some of the hot air ballons:

http://www.aviewfromthecyclepath.com/2010/05/just-how-safe-are-dutch-cyclists-and.html
05-27-13, 02:58 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,317
Posted By hagen2456

Only to someone who is consumed with hatred for...

Only to someone who is consumed with hatred for bike paths, it seems.
05-27-13, 02:11 AM
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Views: 5,589
Posted By hagen2456

Apollored is from Manchester. I gather that's...

Apollored is from Manchester. I gather that's Manchester, England, and not USA. Hence, "pavement" = "sidewalk" ;)
05-26-13, 04:58 PM
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Posted By hagen2456

Jan Heine, in the comments to his first article...

Jan Heine, in the comments to his first article on bike paths:

"I think you misunderstand. I agree that infrastructure can be good, but it needs to be applied with good judgment. What I see here...
05-25-13, 11:11 AM
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Posted By hagen2456

You apparently didn't read the whole article,...

You apparently didn't read the whole article, including his own comments below it.

Dear me, you really are a demagogue.
05-25-13, 11:05 AM
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Posted By hagen2456

I find it interesting that mr. Heine does not...

I find it interesting that mr. Heine does not mention that I pointed out that the most quoted paper on the net regarding bike path safety does not say what the authors and most other people think. It...
05-20-13, 12:44 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,417
Posted By hagen2456

You misquoted. That's what I pointed out. And...

You misquoted. That's what I pointed out. And that misquote made a very large difference to the meaning. Thus, you created a straw man.
05-20-13, 12:43 PM
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Posted By hagen2456

And increased safety. We are probably...

And increased safety.



We are probably not THAT far from each other, if we don't count the safety of well executed separated paths and their ability to increase biking. You are certainly right...
05-20-13, 04:52 AM
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Posted By hagen2456

Interesting. Bek wrote "shows him to be quite the...

Interesting. Bek wrote "shows him to be quite the proponent of context specific design including cycletracks!"

Where did that "design" go when you quoted, eh?
05-20-13, 04:41 AM
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Posted By hagen2456

That is probably true. And a good starting point.

That is probably true. And a good starting point.
05-20-13, 04:38 AM
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Posted By hagen2456

In light of what I wrote this is either stupid or...

In light of what I wrote this is either stupid or disingenious.

Mode share increased in Holland, but even more important to the Dutch (in light of the already high mode share): So did safety. And...
05-19-13, 07:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,100
Posted By hagen2456

Surely not. But my point is that there's room for...

Surely not. But my point is that there's room for almost everyone on our central city bike paths. Outside the central city: Ride as fast or slow as you wish.
05-19-13, 06:43 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,417
Posted By hagen2456

You're mixing up so many different aspects that...

You're mixing up so many different aspects that it makes me completely dizzy.

Example: Mode share in Denmark has fallen, in spite of more bike paths. Yes. Outside the larger cities plus suburbs,...
05-17-13, 03:45 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,417
Posted By hagen2456

So... What you try to tell us is that you think...

So... What you try to tell us is that you think the Dutch didn't start making their bike infrastructure untill 1990?

Really? Seriously? Honestly?
05-17-13, 01:17 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,100
Posted By hagen2456

Well, quite a few do, round here. Not everywhere,...

Well, quite a few do, round here. Not everywhere, on all bike paths, but there are lots of places where you can go reasonably fast. Even during rush hours, I've often hit 30+ kmh. Only problem is...
05-17-13, 06:46 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,417
Posted By hagen2456

That's simply not true. I don't know who or what...

That's simply not true. I don't know who or what gave you that idea. Large sums have been allocated to bike infrastructure since the early/mid-70's. And along with that, the Dutch took back their...
05-17-13, 06:36 AM
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Posted By hagen2456

As always, it depends on how it's planned. ...

As always, it depends on how it's planned.

Now, in Copenhagen, and as far as I know, in the Netherlands, very high speed commuting is a rather recent thing - like, 15 years, I'd say. Before that...
05-17-13, 06:07 AM
Replies: 108
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Posted By hagen2456

Yes. Though "much" is a large word for a minor...

Yes. Though "much" is a large word for a minor increase.

What you fail to tell is that the link I posted in another thread to the paper dealing with these aspect, clearly found that it was an...
05-04-13, 11:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,100
Posted By hagen2456

You might want to check "ad hominem". But...

You might want to check "ad hominem".

But clueless he is. Completely unable to understand that, for instance, the high share of cyclists makes for a lot less car traffic congestion. Etc. etc.
05-04-13, 10:59 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,100
Posted By hagen2456

Your sprawl argument has been disproven already....

Your sprawl argument has been disproven already. As for Rotterdam, judging from what I've read about that city, it's got a bike infrastructure which is not exactly an "ugly duckling" by any other...
05-03-13, 06:17 PM
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Views: 8,100
Posted By hagen2456

Clueless.

Clueless.
05-03-13, 05:58 PM
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Views: 8,100
Posted By hagen2456

Mwaha! "this lie"! Anyway, your confusion...

Mwaha! "this lie"!

Anyway, your confusion about when and where one can ride fast is really disturbing. Do yourself the favour of analyzing the situations depicted. If that, in combination with the...
05-03-13, 05:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,100
Posted By hagen2456

Gross manipulation. Go back and check all the...

Gross manipulation. Go back and check all the links I provided in that other thread.
05-03-13, 05:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,100
Posted By hagen2456

They aren't - you just try to make it look that...

They aren't - you just try to make it look that way.
05-03-13, 02:36 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,100
Posted By hagen2456

Except that it isn't. As you've been told, and as...

Except that it isn't. As you've been told, and as has been proven, several times. (perhaps because the Dutch are real bona fide competent cyclists, in contrast to people who can't even signal without...
05-02-13, 11:49 AM
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Views: 508,495
Posted By hagen2456

Wow. I give up. By the way: Are you a...

Wow. I give up.

By the way: Are you a former boxer?
05-02-13, 01:19 AM
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Posted By hagen2456

Sure, but what on earth has that got to do with...

Sure, but what on earth has that got to do with the relevance of the glove discussion to the helmet discussion? What's relevant is what a glove/a helmet will do to a head with (hopefully) a brain...
05-01-13, 02:52 PM
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Views: 508,495
Posted By hagen2456

Your brain is not inside your hand. And you don't...

Your brain is not inside your hand. And you don't get it. A bare-fist hit is very concentrated, and may break a jaw. If the same blow is taken with a glove, the force is transmitted very differently,...
05-01-13, 08:50 AM
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Posted By hagen2456

I won't deny the aspect of hand injuries, but...

I won't deny the aspect of hand injuries, but that was not what the discussion was about back then, at least not here. It was specifically about how the same force would be much more harmful if the...
04-30-13, 03:22 PM
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Posted By hagen2456

DAI doesn't depend on rotational forces. But...

DAI doesn't depend on rotational forces. But rotational forces seem to make them far more likely.

Back in the 70's it was discussed in Denmark if boxing should be prohibited. During the...
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