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05-21-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,903
Posted By Daniel4

Open Carry Stand My Ground Stand Behind...

Open Carry

Stand My Ground

Stand Behind Our Troops

Just on my way to pick up my Humvee
05-15-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,225
Posted By Daniel4

How about Bad driver using his...

How about

Bad driver using his tractor-trailer collided with and killed a person on a bicycle?
05-13-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,488
Posted By Daniel4

Paraphrasing another old saying:" Nobody uses...

Paraphrasing another old saying:" Nobody uses MUPs anymore. They are too crowded."
05-11-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,225
Posted By Daniel4

It's not a matter of how much more carefully you...

It's not a matter of how much more carefully you are riding. It's a matter of bad drivers being just as careless as before. Some drivers are even driving worse since there are so much fewer cars...
04-28-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,075
Posted By Daniel4

I just ran across this video the other day. It's...

I just ran across this video the other day. It's very recent.

https://youtu.be/XJWOIlSyjcE

Campark V30 $99
I googled the specs and it says the battery life can be 4hours.

It comes with...
04-22-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By Daniel4

Getting back on topic, Brampton is a suburban...

Getting back on topic, Brampton is a suburban town of Toronto.

Brampton does what Toronto won’t do: closes road lanes to make space for pedestrians...
04-08-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,407
Posted By Daniel4

My bells and horns are attached so the tabs and...

My bells and horns are attached so the tabs and push buttons are right under my thumb when I'm holding the handlebar with both hands. I can dodge and avoid motor vehicles AND sound my horn at the...
04-08-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,407
Posted By Daniel4

Because you'd be busy politely ringing the bike...

Because you'd be busy politely ringing the bike bell.
04-07-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,488
Posted By Daniel4

Wait a minute. You already had two fatal or near...

Wait a minute. You already had two fatal or near fatal incidences going at 20 mph on shared paths with pedestrians (not cars) and you're yelling at other people for their inattentiveness?!

It...
04-06-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By Daniel4

It's cheaper writing a new law and publicizing it...

It's cheaper writing a new law and publicizing it than to send everyone back to driving school reminding them all how to drive safely in these situations.
04-06-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,488
Posted By Daniel4

Everything has its annoyances. I'll ride where I...

Everything has its annoyances. I'll ride where I am allowed whether that be in car traffic, the Diamond lane, painted bike lanes, separated bike lanes or MUPs.

I'll bet dollars to donuts that...
03-29-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,960
Posted By Daniel4

I don't change tires. I change bikes. Now, as...

I don't change tires. I change bikes. Now, as for the car, in Toronto, we've been known to get snow in April. But come May, it gets really hot really fast.
Forum: Commuting
03-23-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,122
Posted By Daniel4

Facebook seems to know a lot about you. ...

Facebook seems to know a lot about you.

Congratulations, on getting back on your bike.
03-23-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,657
Posted By Daniel4

Too combative. Install planters for flowers,...

Too combative. Install planters for flowers, bushes and trees.
03-23-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,807
Posted By Daniel4

With so many places closed or people working from...

With so many places closed or people working from home, you'd expect motor vehicle traffic to be low and much safer.
03-22-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 12,071
Posted By Daniel4

I wonder what harm there will be if instead of a...

I wonder what harm there will be if instead of a moratorium on mortgage and loan payments, how about stopping the clock on interest calculations too?

As for the 5% who think this doesn't affect...
03-20-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 12,071
Posted By Daniel4

That older person could be your mother. If...

That older person could be your mother. If you're not careful, you could catch it from some other young person who didn't care that much.
03-18-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,014
Posted By Daniel4

A ban on driving would be much more effective...

A ban on driving would be much more effective because taking bad drivers off the road would immediately mitigate bicycle, pedestrian and other motorist injuries. But we all know it's much easier for...
03-16-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,014
Posted By Daniel4

Is that why bad driving is an acceptable norm?...

Is that why bad driving is an acceptable norm? Worldwide deaths by motor vehicles are equivalent to over 3400 each day but nobody cares.

There's no immunity. You can be walking your dog or...
03-15-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,014
Posted By Daniel4

It looks like a ban only for recreational...

It looks like a ban only for recreational purposes, which is consistent with cancellations of public events or other non-essential purposes.

For those of us in Spain who already cycle as part of...
Forum: Commuting
03-09-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,943
Posted By Daniel4

Of course, you'd know better than me. But I'd be...

Of course, you'd know better than me. But I'd be concerned if I accidentally reported a car owned by someone related to the Royal Family.
03-07-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,460
Posted By Daniel4

If coronavirus is causing more people to just...

If coronavirus is causing more people to just stay home, that means there will be less cars on the road and bicycling will be safer.
Forum: Commuting
03-05-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,943
Posted By Daniel4

Last fall I was honked at and cutoff by a...

Last fall I was honked at and cutoff by a transport truck while we were in the diamond lane at 11:00 am on a Wednesday. It was a major road but with hardly any traffic at that time of day.

When I...
02-29-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,790
Posted By Daniel4

Let's just make a clarification. The studies...

Let's just make a clarification. The studies don't say that only jerks drive expensive cars or that jerks drive only expensive cars. The studies indicate the driver is more likely to be a jerk than...
02-26-20, 11:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,790
Posted By Daniel4

You'd think that if you drive an expensive car,...

You'd think that if you drive an expensive car, you'd drive more carefully so as to avoid any kind of damage especially from collisions. I guess if the owners think they're rich, then they can...
02-18-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 632
Posted By Daniel4

I've recently purchased an action camera on a...

I've recently purchased an action camera on a sale for the purpose of identifying offending vehicles during my rides.

I now know what I should have looked for.
Long battery life. Make sure the...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-12-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,130
Posted By Daniel4

The problem with fat bikes is that there aren't a...

The problem with fat bikes is that there aren't a lot of choices for locking the bike. A normal size u-lock that will go through the rear spokes and the seat tube just won't fit a fat bike. Hence,...
02-06-20, 02:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,010
Posted By Daniel4

Why not? There definately are people in...

Why not? There definately are people in BikeForums who would like the A&S section closed. They criticize threads discussing road conditions. They criticize threads discussing poor driving...
02-05-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,515
Posted By Daniel4

There's someone here in BikeForums who had a...

There's someone here in BikeForums who had a thread about how to run red lights and stop signs properly. I guess that's why the OP got a ticket. It wasn't done properly.

I don't know how to run...
02-03-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 915
Posted By Daniel4

You're never going to be right on the equator. ...

You're never going to be right on the equator. You'd either be an inch or partially to the north or south of it. If you're crossing, just coast over before pedalling.
01-27-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,956
Posted By Daniel4

I was trying to look for the kkk but they aren't...

I was trying to look for the kkk but they aren't left-wing are they.

Also, if one is identifying road safety as being terrorizing, wouldn't it make sense to include road ragers and others who...
Forum: Commuting
01-19-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,371
Posted By Daniel4

I usually move closer to the centre of the lane. ...

I usually move closer to the centre of the lane. If the car wants to pass me, he's going to have to change lanes and carefully pass just like what he would have to do passing other cars.
01-15-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 14,110
Posted By Daniel4

How much more safe will driving be if there were...

How much more safe will driving be if there were no cyclists on the road? Or more importantly, how much more safe do you feel driving without any cyclists on the road?


Now compare. How much...
01-12-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,124
Posted By Daniel4

Because road racing requires roads. And then you...

Because road racing requires roads. And then you need official escorts to separate the cars from the participants. And then to do it every week. So guess who is going to be most upset?
12-26-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 897
Posted By Daniel4

If you're currently doing 30min 7 days a week,...

If you're currently doing 30min 7 days a week, I've got nothing more to add.

Just make sure you're current diet cuts out junk food.
12-18-19, 01:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,040
Posted By Daniel4

On two separate occassions, I, while waiting to...

On two separate occassions, I, while waiting to turn left, I honked at two red light runners (drivers). They had plenty of time to stop as shown by the cars in the lanes right beside them.

And...
12-16-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,196
Posted By Daniel4

The cyclist should take the responsibility. When...

The cyclist should take the responsibility. When approaching any pedestrian, slow down, ring your bell or horn, give a wide berth when passing in case the pedestrian swerves or changes direction. ...
12-10-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,543
Posted By Daniel4

People with earbuds won't hear anything. So...

People with earbuds won't hear anything. So cross that off the requirements.
12-08-19, 11:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 689
Posted By Daniel4

Welcome. Probably everything has already...

Welcome.

Probably everything has already been discussed but we all still love the interaction.

So whatever you post, someone will dig up an earlier thread about the same thing and show you.
...
11-19-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,465
Posted By Daniel4

If you stare into the driver's window, would the...

If you stare into the driver's window, would the light beam hit it dead-on? That would be 1000 lumens going into the driver's eyes and it wouldn't be wise for him to proceed if he can't see. But...
11-19-19, 12:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,491
Posted By Daniel4

That's when you're walking your bike in the...

That's when you're walking your bike in the pedestrian zone, right?

If you're riding your bike through the intersection, stay in the car lane.
11-12-19, 12:29 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,690
Posted By Daniel4

I would add that if such laws are to be...

I would add that if such laws are to be successful, bicycle helmets c/w detector beacon and hi-rez video camera to be free of charge from every auto dealership.
11-09-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,276
Posted By Daniel4

Happens all the time. Darwin rushed to...

Happens all the time.

Darwin rushed to publish his Origin of the Species because he heard that a competitor was about to publish similar findings.

Liebnitz' invention of calculus was...
11-04-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,276
Posted By Daniel4

I wouldn't expect the comments to be very...

I wouldn't expect the comments to be very different at the first person to ride a bicycle with no hands or the people who invented the workable parachute.

Inventors fail 99% of the time.
...
11-03-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,276
Posted By Daniel4

Not sure why there so many criticism or mockery. ...

Not sure why there so many criticism or mockery. The OP had originally stated this was a dumb experiment so why reiterate it over and over again?

The people commenting are like people telling a...
10-19-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,885
Posted By Daniel4

Jim from Boston Regarding Rob Ford's...

Jim from Boston

Regarding Rob Ford's 'swimming with the sharks' comment, it's the mindset of many motorists but since that time, attitudes have changed. Still I find it was odd that a bunch of...
10-17-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,885
Posted By Daniel4

I think sharrows are one of those things you...

I think sharrows are one of those things you don't realize their benefit until they are gone.
10-17-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 27,704
Posted By Daniel4

Lucky you. Must be bike heaven where you live.

Lucky you. Must be bike heaven where you live.
09-30-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 25,963
Posted By Daniel4

I bet if I posted in a driving forum that one...

I bet if I posted in a driving forum that one should drive according to the conditions instead of trying the drive normally in bad conditions, I'd get a lot of disagreements.

Slowing down in...
09-27-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By Daniel4

Not only pass them out at schools but also during...

Not only pass them out at schools but also during licence renewals too. Many times, motorists aren't aware of what cyclists are allowed and supposed to do.
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