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05-29-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,502
Posted By salcedo

Lights for urban trike

My wife and I are about to buy a Nihola cargo trike (Nihola Family (http://www.nihola.com/products/family.html)). I need some advice to choose lights for it. Things to consider

I want to mount...
05-28-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,058
Posted By salcedo

How to transport a baby in a cargo bike

My wife and I are buying a Nihola Family cargo bike. We have a 9 month old baby. I sent an email to Nihola and they said their bench is designed for 12+ months.

Is there a way to install our...
05-02-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By salcedo

I just don't get the stolen bike market when it comes to medium-priced bikes

By medium-priced, I mean any bike that cost between than 500$ and 4,000$ new.

A couple of years ago, I was trying to buy a second-hand triathlon bike or aero bike. Last year, I was trying to find...
05-02-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,795
Posted By salcedo

Hi, We decided to get the Nihola. Out...

Hi,

We decided to get the Nihola.

Out LBS guy told us that Wike bikes are very low quality. I don't know if I believe him, but I like the guy and want to buy from him. He does a lot of...
04-09-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By salcedo

Finally some proper enforcement. Thanks Canada

Man arrested for attempted murder after allegedly hitting cyclist off bikehttps://toronto.citynews.ca/2019/04/07/bike-attempted-murder/
12-31-18, 01:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,805
Posted By salcedo

The point of the video is that cyclists dont...

The point of the video is that cyclists dont really break traffic rules at a higher rates than other road users. There are many campaigns to deter urban cycling that are based on the myth that...
12-31-18, 12:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,805
Posted By salcedo

I completely share your view on stop signs ...

I completely share your view on stop signs

The noisy breaks are my disc brakes. They break fantastically, but sometimes they do this awful screeching. I dont really know how to fix disc breaks....
12-31-18, 12:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,805
Posted By salcedo

yeah. I moved here one year ago, and drivers...

yeah. I moved here one year ago, and drivers ignore stop signs and speed limits a lot more that where I used to live. I think its lack of enforcement. We have very few traffic agents
12-31-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,805
Posted By salcedo

I think you missed the point of the video. Maybe...

I think you missed the point of the video. Maybe I should have been more explicit about it, but most other people seem to get it
12-30-18, 04:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,805
Posted By salcedo

How do you feel about stop signs? [video]

Do you always do full stops, Idaho stops, or neither?

Drivers where I live almost always do rolling stops

https://youtu.be/E8ATzopkeRc
12-16-18, 06:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,115
Posted By salcedo

Bikes cant' be stupid, silly. They need to be...

Bikes cant' be stupid, silly. They need to be able to think or mimic thought in order to be stupid. Didn't they teach this things in school?

If you want to talk about idiots, talk about the driver...
12-16-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,115
Posted By salcedo

Actually no. It is an idiot bus driver vs bikes....

Actually no. It is an idiot bus driver vs bikes. The bus didn't target any protesters. The bus driver targeted bicycles on the ground. You keep getting things wrong Bill.
12-14-18, 05:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,051
Posted By salcedo

Publicity stubt

Publicity stunt billy, just admit it. You are embarrassing yourself.
12-13-18, 09:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,051
Posted By salcedo

There are no cars that only seat 4 people. And...

There are no cars that only seat 4 people. And they needed an extra car and trip to take the bikes back home. You keep believing politicians when they are campaigning. Maybe she wanted to take a bike...
12-13-18, 09:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,628
Posted By salcedo

Video of guy using power tool to steal a locked bike in the middle of the day

The video is actually from my hometown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIVsyQd2BLQ
11-29-18, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By salcedo

When it is snowing, there is actually less noise....

When it is snowing, there is actually less noise. Something about the snow dampening air vibrations. I love riding out on quiet roads when it is snowing. Everything feels really quiet and peaceful. ...
11-29-18, 01:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,569
Posted By salcedo

So exactly which is the fake statement you are...

So exactly which is the fake statement you are talking about?

OP said, I'm not sure how that thing is supposed to be navigated. Is that a fake statement? Then he made a joke about practicing bunny...
11-29-18, 12:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,569
Posted By salcedo

It disagree. It existed in that state at least...

It disagree. It existed in that state at least temporarily. Old news is different from fake news.
11-29-18, 12:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,569
Posted By salcedo

Good detective work!

Good detective work!
11-29-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 727
Posted By salcedo

First wipeout of the season [Video]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DKFYk1SQF0

It was a couple of weeks ago. The weather was still nice-ish and I didn't expect to find any ice or snow. But there was this ONE back road that had an...
11-27-18, 03:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,032
Posted By salcedo

So far so good with the snow. It has been no more...

So far so good with the snow. It has been no more than 2 inches and melted away pretty quickly.

But today the roads were super icy, I had to leave the bike at home and take an Uber. I will install...
11-13-18, 05:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,878
Posted By salcedo

I disagree, but I don't see how we could test our...

I disagree, but I don't see how we could test our hypothesis. Add least I hope you are this strict with the definition of terrorism next time a brown guy gets into a knife fight and the media calls...
11-13-18, 10:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,878
Posted By salcedo

I believe these guy are using of violence and...

I believe these guy are using of violence and intimidation, to pursuit an anti-cycling campaign. That is the textbook definition of terrorism.
11-13-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,875
Posted By salcedo

Data Proves Cyclists Faster In Cities Than Cars | FORBES

https://www.forbes.com/sites/carltonreid/2018/11/07/data-from-millions-of-smartphone-journeys-proves-cyclists-faster-in-cities-than-cars-and-motorbikes/#4a98db363794
11-12-18, 07:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,878
Posted By salcedo

Cyclist hurt by boobytrap on bike path; 3 arrested

They should call this what it is: terrorism

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5X_tI9k4XJc
11-10-18, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,795
Posted By salcedo

They do on the Babboe, Like and Taga. The Nihola...

They do on the Babboe, Like and Taga. The Nihola has a system for the wheels to turn independently of the cargo box. Some online reviews say this is why it has better handling.
11-10-18, 05:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,032
Posted By salcedo

We'll see. I bought a pair of 35mm studded winter...

We'll see. I bought a pair of 35mm studded winter tires for this season. I usually run 23mm tires on my fun bike, and 28mm on my commuter.

I used to live in NY and PA and I didn't have any...
11-10-18, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,795
Posted By salcedo

Help me choose a SUV bike for my family

We are buying a cargo bike this Spring, it is decided, but we haven't decided which. We live in Canada, and there aren't many cargo bikes around here yet. So we have to buy based on online...
11-10-18, 04:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,032
Posted By salcedo

I've never tried it. I guess I could learn. But I...

I've never tried it. I guess I could learn. But I need the fat bike to get to work, and to buy groceries, and to run errands, I'm not sure I woudl be able to do all those things on skis.
11-10-18, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By salcedo

Can you elaborate? We are going to buy either a...

Can you elaborate? We are going to buy either a Babboe Curve or a Nihola family this spring.

We were leaning towards the Nihola because it is lighter, it has better handling (according to online...
10-19-18, 01:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,051
Posted By salcedo

lol just admit that Im right they rode to...

lol just admit that Im right

they rode to the hospital, but not back, because it was for publicity

what you do is not a policy stunt, because you are not a politician, nobody cares how you...
10-19-18, 09:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,051
Posted By salcedo

Yeah, pretty adorable. Also, turns out I was...

Yeah, pretty adorable. Also, turns out I was right "Six weeks after we cycled to the hospital! Perfect day for our first little family cycling outing on another gorgeous Sunday."

They never...
10-19-18, 09:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,238
Posted By salcedo

Driver tries to abuse protected bike lane and regrets it

The editor won't let me post to the original tweet ( JohnAmdor/status/1052560039960039425 )

here is a video about it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0NA-1Lp6wE
10-07-18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,032
Posted By salcedo

Thanks, this is useful. I will try the 35mm...

Thanks, this is useful. I will try the 35mm studded tires first.
10-07-18, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By salcedo

Here the original link to the youtube link to the...

Here the original link to the youtube link to the video, if you are like me and dislike fox news

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87pU313zuJ8
09-29-18, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By salcedo

It shows the the jury system of the US is not...

It shows the the jury system of the US is not perfect.
09-26-18, 09:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,113
Posted By salcedo

Exactly! Florida is flat and hot all year round....

Exactly! Florida is flat and hot all year round. I bet there are a lot more cyclists per capita than in most other parts of the US.
09-25-18, 03:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,754
Posted By salcedo

I would think this is true about most cyclists....

I would think this is true about most cyclists. You have a weird idea of what a cyclist is if you imagine all cyclists wearing race kits helmets and thinking of themselves as cyclists. A cyclist is...
09-24-18, 09:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,115
Posted By salcedo

The authorities would conclude that the...

The authorities would conclude that the pedestrian was not paying attention while walking and therefore was at fault. The driver would get a fine for careless driving and a few points on his/her...
09-24-18, 07:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,754
Posted By salcedo

I was living int eh USA for many years until...

I was living int eh USA for many years until recently, and neither my wife nor any of my female friends were afraid to go out to the street. Maybe I just lived in nice parts of the US.

Also, I...
09-24-18, 12:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,754
Posted By salcedo

That means you have bad infrastructure. Paint on...

That means you have bad infrastructure. Paint on the floor is not infrastructure. If it is not safe enough for an old lady to ride in it, then it is bad infrastructure.



I don't know where you...
09-21-18, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By salcedo

'For me, this is paradise': life in the city that banned cars

That would be the day. But that would never work in Canada. I think you need Spanish weather or better.
...
09-20-18, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,039
Posted By salcedo

There are a lot of signaling lights on the market...

There are a lot of signaling lights on the market that I think would use confuse drivers. (Things like the revolights, or barren lights)

If anything I would consider the lumos helmet. But I would...
09-20-18, 03:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,395
Posted By salcedo

Definitely not always. Sometimes I use it only to...

Definitely not always. Sometimes I use it only to protect my hair from the wind. Gotta look good when i get to my destination.
Forum: Commuting
09-11-18, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 54,035
Posted By salcedo

I had to rush home because my wife's water just...

I had to rush home because my wife's water just broke :)
09-10-18, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 871
Posted By salcedo

I would never get involved in a FB argument. My...

I would never get involved in a FB argument. My colleagues and my boss read that!
Forum: Commuting
09-10-18, 07:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,201
Posted By salcedo

From your story, it is very possible that the...

From your story, it is very possible that the road cyclist didn't see you and didn't try to ram you on purpose. Did you let him know in advance you were passing him?

I always yell "on your left"...
Forum: Commuting
09-10-18, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 54,035
Posted By salcedo

Where is this? Those buildings look very familiar...

Where is this? Those buildings look very familiar to me
Forum: Commuting
09-10-18, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 54,035
Posted By salcedo

The weather app said it wouldn't rain until...

The weather app said it wouldn't rain until 11:00. So I didn't pack any rain gear. Now I'm soaking wet in my office :/
09-08-18, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 746
Posted By salcedo

fifty Requiring single files, mandatory...

fifty

Requiring single files, mandatory helmets, helmets, and making it illegal to ride in the center of the lane or pavement has nothing to do with safety. I guess you could argue that mandatory...
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