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07-11-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,192
Posted By AngeloDolce

You need to have Deer Crossing signs put up to...

You need to have Deer Crossing signs put up to tell the deer where to cross - you might try writing to the town council or newspaper, or having local radio stations spread your message
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Forum: Touring
07-10-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,039
Posted By AngeloDolce

Yes, as mstateglfr and indyfabz indicated, bike...

Yes, as mstateglfr and indyfabz indicated, bike flights gets a volume discount so even with the increase in pick up fees, I'd expect it's still substantially cheaper than going to UPS directly.
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Forum: Commuting
07-10-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,893
Posted By AngeloDolce

I haven't ridden Amtrak in CA, but I have on the...

I haven't ridden Amtrak in CA, but I have on the East Coast (Wilmington - New York), so I will make two comments:

You can bring folding bikes on to any train any time. Amtrak insists they be...
Forum: Touring
06-22-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,045
Posted By AngeloDolce

I'm with the "It's easier after 50" group, but I...

I'm with the "It's easier after 50" group, but I think some if it is changes in the economy.

I don't really see any health issues. I've generally commuted, and done a few weekend trips, so for the...
Forum: Touring
06-22-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,439
Posted By AngeloDolce

I've shipped bikes 5 times with bike flights. ...

I've shipped bikes 5 times with bike flights.

I shipped two cheaper bikes from East Coast to West coast. No insurance, shipped to hotel with 24 hour staff, no serious problems.

Return...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
05-25-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,572
Posted By AngeloDolce

Sounds like a good trip, especially with the...

Sounds like a good trip, especially with the Apple Festival.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
05-23-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,572
Posted By AngeloDolce

Thanks for the information. Since Wilmington and...

Thanks for the information. Since Wilmington and Washington DC are south of PA, I'll start with Route S - the others may be more scenic, but they'd be a bit further out of my way. The bike2pike...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
05-23-19, 12:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,572
Posted By AngeloDolce

Does anyone have experience with PA Bicycle Route...

Does anyone have experience with PA Bicycle Route S, or possibly camping in any PA state forests?

The comments about going in either direction are good to see - I'm starting in DE so visiting...
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,563
Posted By AngeloDolce

short version Low expenses, high savings,...

short version
Low expenses, high savings, bicycling is dirt cheap, irregular work schedule, tour alone.

My bicycling is largely transportation, so I already have bicycles with decent tires,...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
05-19-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,724
Posted By AngeloDolce

I haven't been there before, butI'm hoping to...

I haven't been there before, butI'm hoping to make this trip later in the summer. I'm also interested to see if you get any more information, or what route you take when you go.

The NPS website...
Forum: Touring
08-03-18, 11:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,000
Posted By AngeloDolce

I just finished a tour from Portland OR to Los...

I just finished a tour from Portland OR to Los Angeles using platforms and street shoes, no problems.

I've pretty much always ridden in street shoes, used to use toe clips 20 years ago but have...
08-01-18, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By AngeloDolce

LBS Recommendation - Manhattan Beach or nearby

I'm in Manhattan Beach just south of LA and El Segundo for a few days, flying east on Sunday evening. I'd like to bring my bike back to Philadelphia, and currently trust BikeFlights more than...
01-21-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,275
Posted By AngeloDolce

Michael, Thanks for your reply. I did move...

Michael,

Thanks for your reply. I did move to Portland. My bicycling so far has been for transportation, I haven't found or had much time for recreational rides yet.

I haven't made it as far...
10-12-17, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,275
Posted By AngeloDolce

Thanks for the replies. I will be moving to...

Thanks for the replies. I will be moving to Portland later this month, trying to find a place to stay.
fietsbob, Yes, I've been noticing the housing prices and issues. Evidently lots of people are...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
08-24-17, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By AngeloDolce

I don't do this as often as eabeaj, but I...

I don't do this as often as eabeaj, but I generally follow a similar route, using the Garden State Parkway and the NJ Turnpike By the time you get past the Hudson, the Philadelphia traffic should...
08-24-17, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,275
Posted By AngeloDolce

The Society of Three Speeds also sounds...

The Society of Three Speeds also sounds interesting - I like the English 3 speeds very much.
08-24-17, 12:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,275
Posted By AngeloDolce

Thanks for the comments so far. AdventurePDX...

Thanks for the comments so far.

AdventurePDX - thanks, comments from those who ride there are always more informative than online blogs and maps

B. Carfree - I agree a visist in weeks would be...
08-23-17, 01:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,275
Posted By AngeloDolce

Potential move to Portland

I'd like to ask for information without starting too many flames if possible.

I've bicycled for commuting/transportation on the East Coast for about 30 years but am now interviewing with a company...
08-22-17, 11:15 PM
Replies: 21,525
Views: 2,170,485
Posted By AngeloDolce

I'm curious too. I've also put S5 internals...

I'm curious too.

I've also put S5 internals into the AW shell, but haven't tried it with the AB.
Forum: Commuting
06-14-17, 11:23 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,491
Posted By AngeloDolce

My questions for the OP - how long have you...

My questions for the OP
- how long have you been doing this commute
- how much other bicycling have you done
- where is your current commute the slowest - traffic lights/path interruptions? long...
Forum: Commuting
06-14-17, 10:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,879
Posted By AngeloDolce

I'm mildly curious as the OP's interpretation of...

I'm mildly curious as the OP's interpretation of the article, or intent with the post.

Otherwise, the issues with these laws (major loopholes allowing passing less than the "mandatory" distance,...
03-02-17, 06:31 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,788
Posted By AngeloDolce

We have a some buses, but I think they are meant...

We have a some buses, but I think they are meant to let motorists use park and ride lots outside of downtwon, and reduce congestion at rush hour, not to serve people that don't drive. Once you're...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-17, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By AngeloDolce

The good news is I don't think changing the...

The good news is I don't think changing the handlebars will ruin the handling. The bad news is I don't think the Cortina will ever really act like the Pashley.

Looking at the frame angles and...
02-21-17, 09:12 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,788
Posted By AngeloDolce

I assume that's because this and other surveys...

I assume that's because this and other surveys I've seen ask extensive questions about the speed and volume of motor vehicle traffic, harassment & assault by motorists, choice of route to avoid...
02-07-17, 03:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,788
Posted By AngeloDolce

I started the survey, but I'm not convinced their...

I started the survey, but I'm not convinced their assumptions match my experience, and it looked like it would take at least 20 min of questions before it would let me type anything useful.

My...
Forum: Commuting
02-07-17, 02:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,109
Posted By AngeloDolce

All these bikes seem to have regular chains, not...

All these bikes seem to have regular chains, not belt drive.

Unless you just want to replace a front fork with one that accepts disk brakes, I'm skeptical of modifying the frame. If you have...
01-30-17, 01:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,886
Posted By AngeloDolce

Not that it matters, but I don't think the bill...

Not that it matters, but I don't think the bill is defective, just lousy.

In MD, DE and PA, state laws, proposed county laws and individual police officers make distinctions between roads with...
11-07-16, 02:51 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,825
Posted By AngeloDolce

Google "Schuylkill River Trail Assaults" and...

Google "Schuylkill River Trail Assaults" and you'll get many results, for robbery, sexual assault and shootings. Parts of the trail may be nice, but you'll never convince everyone the trail is safe...
11-07-16, 02:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,595
Posted By AngeloDolce

Actually, you're lucky you're only in NC, and...

Actually, you're lucky you're only in NC, and not in Washington DC. Enforcement of liability is difficult enough, but contributory negligence laws can virtually remove it completely.
...
Forum: Northeast
11-01-16, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,530
Posted By AngeloDolce

I've been riding for transportation/utility in...

I've been riding for transportation/utility in the area for 20 year and have had no problems with city riding. I would not expect any problems with the touring bike.

There are a few trails in...
Forum: Northeast
10-28-16, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,391
Posted By AngeloDolce

Great pictures, sounds like a nice trip. I...

Great pictures, sounds like a nice trip.

I have some questions

(1) Any issues taking the bike on Bolt Bus?
If I go from Philadelphia to NY, I think MegaBus may have a more convenient...
10-28-16, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,037
Posted By AngeloDolce

Non-injury

It depends on how determined the police officer is. When a teenager hit me in a parking lot (too much damage to ride bike home, teenager drove off), the police officer initially asked if I was...
09-14-16, 10:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,352
Posted By AngeloDolce

The police and the LAB aren't eating crow - they...

The police and the LAB aren't eating crow - they have everything they wanted, even if additional charges are not filed or the initial convictions are expunged.

Cherokee Schill has been...
08-19-16, 10:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,740
Posted By AngeloDolce

I've seen dirvers honk and gesture at drivers in...

I've seen dirvers honk and gesture at drivers in front of them stopping at red lights in Philadelphia too. It happens at many times of day, not just light traffic.
08-18-16, 03:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,077
Posted By AngeloDolce

I've had good experience with Monkey Grip...

I've had good experience with Monkey Grip Universal Cement and Rema packages. Quite a while ago (5-10 years) I bought a box of 100 Rema patches. I bought the Monkey Grip cement at an auto parts...
08-18-16, 02:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,740
Posted By AngeloDolce

I think this is most likely. Since the light was...

I think this is most likely. Since the light was red, he should presumably have been planning to stop himself, and should certainly not have been surprised that someone in front of him did.
Forum: Commuting
08-15-16, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By AngeloDolce

I've had good experience with the Axiom Journey...

I've had good experience with the Axiom Journey also.
08-14-16, 11:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 941
Posted By AngeloDolce

Engardio has a different view of road funding and...

Engardio has a different view of road funding and design, and "insurance" than any city or state I've ever seen. Insurance companies and funds don't design or build roads. They don't own the right of...
08-08-16, 09:47 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,527
Posted By AngeloDolce

The whole point is that he wasn't slow traffic...

The whole point is that he wasn't slow traffic and wouldn't have problems with control or oncoming traffic if he just stayed away from the storm drains and found a path with clear road surface.

I...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-16, 08:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,818
Posted By AngeloDolce

I have some experience and comments, most apply...

I have some experience and comments, most apply to the long term/train & bus station, not to your department.

I used a bike locker a few times, but the DE lockers are generally located at park &...
Forum: Commuting
08-05-16, 04:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,394
Posted By AngeloDolce

For some more late comments If you're having...

For some more late comments

If you're having problems with hills, I'll repeat the earlier comment that it should not be hard to change the rear sprocket to a larger gear (more teeth). This will...
07-30-16, 11:11 PM
Replies: 21,525
Views: 2,170,485
Posted By AngeloDolce

rod Brake photos - English and Dutch

I've attached a photo of the Rudge and Gazelle handlebar attachments for the brake rods
07-30-16, 11:08 PM
Replies: 21,525
Views: 2,170,485
Posted By AngeloDolce

P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; ** Stadjer, ...

P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; **
Stadjer,

I suspect that you are looking at Gazelle bicycles in the Netherlands, while other posters are looking at Raleigh bicycles in the US. They both have...
07-23-16, 01:47 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,186
Posted By AngeloDolce

This does avoid the door zone problem in buffered...

This does avoid the door zone problem in buffered lanes I've seen locally, with the bike lane between the buffer and the car doors.

* Are bicyclists expected to yield at all intersections to...
07-23-16, 12:59 AM
Replies: 21,525
Views: 2,170,485
Posted By AngeloDolce

I have a Super Course I was give new in the 70's,...

I have a Super Course I was give new in the 70's, and made some of these changes, primarily because I wasn't thrilled with plastic shifters and derailleurs, and liked the frame but preferred a...
07-14-16, 09:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,186
Posted By AngeloDolce

How are the bike lane and the buffer planned? In...

How are the bike lane and the buffer planned? In most places I've seen, the bike lane is placed to keep the bicyclists next to the parked cars, with the buffer between the bike lane and the traffic...
Forum: Northeast
07-13-16, 03:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,777
Posted By AngeloDolce

Will you be bicycling across the Route 40 [Hatem]...

Will you be bicycling across the Route 40 [Hatem] bridge Wednesday? I believe going South(West) you won't have to deal with the toll but bicycle access is still new.

Let us know how the bridge is.
07-04-16, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By AngeloDolce

This is fairly typical here also. There is more...

This is fairly typical here also. There is more money for transportation than for parks, and sometimes a need to pay lip service to non-motorized transportation. The plans mention commuters to be...
Forum: Northeast
07-04-16, 01:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,777
Posted By AngeloDolce

As Wilfried noted, Bolt is owned by Greyhound;...

As Wilfried noted, Bolt is owned by Greyhound; Megabus is a separate company. Both stop on streets (although the Amtrak stations in Philadelphia and Richmond don't have bus stops, so all the buses...
Forum: Northeast
07-04-16, 09:01 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 30,752
Posted By AngeloDolce

Yes, I rode with the cars and trucks on Route...

Yes, I rode with the cars and trucks on Route 1-9. Once.

In other states, guard rails and bridge barriers are built to keep people out. I never saw an entrance to the side walk and standing still...
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