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05-03-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,431
Posted By mr_bill

Of course you haven't. And no matter how...

Of course you haven't.

And no matter how common it is, how much proof that it is common, it won't be common enough for you, it won't be proof enough for you.

Trying not to get this punted to...
05-02-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,431
Posted By nomadmax

If you get a ticket for a bike rack obscuring...

If you get a ticket for a bike rack obscuring your license plate, it isn't the bike rack, it's YOU. if you don't get that, it will always be you.
04-26-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,352
Posted By jon c.

People now defend rude behavior because wokeness....

People now defend rude behavior because wokeness. Calls for basic civility are met with sneers. Fine place our society has come to occupy.
04-25-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,352
Posted By downtube42

I am indeed woke to the fact, to use that...

I am indeed woke to the fact, to use that parlance, that diesel particulate is bad ****. After 25 years in the industry including 18 for a diesel engine manufacturer, I can say with some first hand...
04-25-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,352
Posted By Digger Goreman

No need for name calling or disparaging remarks....

No need for name calling or disparaging remarks. And, no, a little methane is much more benign than diesel smoke. I'm likely your contemporary, if not your senior, and my scientific/medical knowledge...
04-23-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,352
Posted By veganbikes

It is not just a little smoke it is intentional...

It is not just a little smoke it is intentional smoke attack on someone. It has nothing to do with being awake or being asleep it is just unneeded. They can threaten cyclists but when cyclists dare...
04-23-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,352
Posted By ahsposo

How? Is? This? Cyclist? Woke? Because a...

How? Is? This? Cyclist? Woke?

Because a ******g redneck ******* ****ed with him?
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04-23-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,352
Posted By tds101

Aren't you the exact same type of person who...

Aren't you the exact same type of person who cries "MUH RITESSS" all the time? It's only a problem when it occurs to you and your peoples. I wonder what you'd say if'n he took a knee,... The boomers...
04-23-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,352
Posted By dedhed

I'd like to see them fined by the EPA. ...

I'd like to see them fined by the EPA.

​​​​​​https://www.findlaw.com/legalblogs/law-and-life/what-is-rolling-coal-and-is-it-legal/
04-22-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,556
Posted By genejockey

The problem is, it tends to lead to an "arms...

The problem is, it tends to lead to an "arms race" - the more people who drive pickups and SUVs, the more people feel the need for one. Not so much to "keep up with the Joneses" as simply to feel...
04-22-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,556
Posted By genejockey

Or low-wage workers who can't afford a car, and...

Or low-wage workers who can't afford a car, and get around on an old Bike Boom-aged bike with the drops turned up to the sky, or a 30 year old mountain bike. You see a lot of them here.
04-21-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,169
Posted By mcours2006

Folks like absolutes--never ride on sidewalk,...

Folks like absolutes--never ride on sidewalk, never run stop sign, always take the lane, yada yada yada

Geez! I don't usually ride on sidewalks if I can avoid it. But there is one section on my...
04-15-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,004
Posted By Koyote

"I like your light!"

There was a recent thread about tail lights and their brightness, and several posters insisted that they are nearly impossible to see in daylight -- and that, to have any hope, a person must run a...
04-09-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,539
Posted By shelbyfv

If you don't pay, stay the eff away. This is so...

If you don't pay, stay the eff away. This is so simple. Poaching is poaching, whether you think the ride is "deserving" or not.
04-05-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,733
Posted By Jeff Neese

This newfangled "index shifting" is something I...

This newfangled "index shifting" is something I can certainly live without.
04-04-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,762
Posted By Kedosto

As a longtime horse owner and cyclist, I can tell...

As a longtime horse owner and cyclist, I can tell you that the knowledge gap between the two groups is tremendous. In my experience, most cyclists have no idea how to behave around equestrians, and...
03-18-22, 04:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,103
Posted By livedarklions

Tell that to the people who lived or had...

Tell that to the people who lived or had businesses in urban neighborhoods that were flattened to build interstates. There were a lot of those.

I'm ok with criticizing a mandatory purchase policy,...
03-09-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,949
Posted By Troul

No. That is the child's guardians role to...

No. That is the child's guardians role to enforce, not a law.
02-18-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,681
Posted By livedarklions

Save you the trouble of viewing the video for the...

Save you the trouble of viewing the video for the incident, the car actually attempted a swerve into a cyclist and the driver was able to pull it out of it in time. Point is that it actually was...
02-07-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,937
Posted By BTinNYC

I've driven in Atlanta, and bikes are not the...

I've driven in Atlanta, and bikes are not the problem.
02-06-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,143
Posted By dedhed

When they want $150 for a tailpipe but you have...

When they want $150 for a tailpipe but you have stuff in the garage.
02-06-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,937
Posted By tempocyclist

Traffic was backed up a couple of blocks because...

Traffic was backed up a couple of blocks because of two cyclists taking up one lane on a two-lane road? Sure.

Looks perfectly safe, legal and the best way to ride in that situation.
02-06-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,937
Posted By Bald Paul

Try this: ...

Try this:
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/267x352/capture_9103b43fb4ef1b36d25f4dc0ffe6b21e6c13ec96.jpg
02-06-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,937
Posted By Comfort is King

Absolutely perfect riding. Nothing wrong even in...

Absolutely perfect riding. Nothing wrong even in the slightest. The lane isn't wide enough to share, so what difference does it make?. What, exactly is the problem? I do not see one.
02-06-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,937
Posted By genejockey

There's no bike lane, and almost no shoulder....

There's no bike lane, and almost no shoulder. There's no room to pass a cyclist safely without entering the other lane, and there IS another lane. A SINGLE rider should take the lane.

I thought...
02-06-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,937
Posted By sdmc530

Ahhh.... your complaining about a legal action...

Ahhh.... your complaining about a legal action and probably the safest way to ride in this situation to a cycling group?

Can't attest to running a red light but if traffic is as busy as you say...
02-06-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,937
Posted By theblackbullet

If they were riding single file, were you going...

If they were riding single file, were you going to buzz them to get past?

If you're sitting in traffic on peachtree, it's because of the other cars in your way, not because of cyclists.
01-27-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,970
Posted By livedarklions

Wrong, the assumption in a strict liability law...

Wrong, the assumption in a strict liability law is that the activity is in itself hazardous enough that there's a presumption that the activity itself requires an extremely high level of vigilance . ...
01-25-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,970
Posted By CrankyOne

Dutch and others in Europe I've talked with do...

Dutch and others in Europe I've talked with do not believe strict liability actually does much for safety. It's good for assuaging feelings afterwards but does little to change driver behavior...
11-13-21, 05:11 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,502
Posted By wolfchild

The less the better....I prefer just one.

The less the better....I prefer just one.
10-21-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,252
Posted By Inisfallen

The mayor is well aware of the situation. But...

The mayor is well aware of the situation. But he's a lame duck now, so he probably doesn't care.

He lost control of the police department long ago. Some of the fault is his, but to be fair, the...
10-20-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,252
Posted By Lostin76

Seems to be many reasons - they donít like the...

Seems to be many reasons - they donít like the mayor, so they engaged in unofficial strikes. He is a hard mayor to like, I get it.

Then, when they went nuts on protestors during summer of 2020,...
10-20-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By cyclezen

Danny Macaskill for the masses... OK, Maybe Not !

So knowing this should be posted in the 'Trials' forum - and is well known there and MTB (oh, there is no Trials forum ?)
Danny is special enough to really be in the attention of the entire cycling...
10-16-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,009
Posted By Moe Zhoost

My vision (as long as we're doing this) is that...

My vision (as long as we're doing this) is that all Starbucks would disappear.
10-11-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By tkamd73

I love opening day for the Milwaukee Brewers, and...

I love opening day for the Milwaukee Brewers, and all fall Packer games for the same reason.
Tim
10-10-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By ironwood

The best thing about the NFL

I just finished a nice ride this afternoon while the Patriots were playing. Very little traffic, and what there was was well behaved. I do hope the home team does well for the simple reason that I've...
09-27-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,466
Posted By MNebiker

MN state statutes define what is a legal ebike....

MN state statutes define what is a legal ebike. If it meets the statute it is considered the same as a bicycle, not a motorized vehicle. So my 500w bike with a speed limiter setting of 20mph is...
09-26-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,612
Posted By chancelucky

How do the police manage to not arrest the kid?

How do the police manage to not arrest the kid?
09-26-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,612
Posted By SurferRosa

https://i.imgur.com/MNATWR5.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/MNATWR5.jpg
09-19-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By Iride01

:thumb: :thumb: This is something they...

:thumb: :thumb:

This is something they should teach everyone to do no matter what type vehicle they are operating. Back when I was 15 learning how to fly, one of my flight instructors drilled...
09-17-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,411
Posted By _ForceD_

What? The cops are telling them this? The cops...

What? The cops are telling them this? The cops need schooled. Riding against traffic on the roadway is not only dangerous, but is against the law in every state according to the US DOT ó...
09-17-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,411
Posted By chaadster

Yeah, the OP isnít going to do anything real in a...

Yeah, the OP isnít going to do anything real in a 20-30 minute session.

My approach would be more theory than practice:

1. bike elements overview: naming the parts of the bicycle
2. how...
09-13-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,271
Posted By WhyFi

What I'm getting here is that you didn't read the...

What I'm getting here is that you didn't read the TOS previously, made the comment, looked for anything remotely bold-worthy when called on it, and now you're feeling fortunate to be able to lean on...
09-08-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,425
Posted By livedarklions

So I probably do as much or more MUP riding as...

So I probably do as much or more MUP riding as anyone here and also prodigious road riding, and they just aren't the same thing.

The MUP I ride on the most has long stretches of nearly empty paved...
09-08-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,425
Posted By WhyFi

Every SUV driver on the road. Drives me nuts.

Every SUV driver on the road. Drives me nuts.
09-08-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,409
Posted By billnuke1

When I don’t, I wish I did…

When I don’t, I wish I did…
09-07-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,425
Posted By unterhausen

That really stinks, sorry it happened to you. I...

That really stinks, sorry it happened to you. I have seen riders make sharp turns before. I have also seen people post on here about runners that did a quick u-turn. I generally slow way down when...
09-07-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,425
Posted By 63rickert

Green Bay Trail operates on Calvinball rules. I...

Green Bay Trail operates on Calvinball rules. I have been hit there. My wife has been hit twice. Populated by superior North Shore types who never say they are sorry. It is never their fault. We...
Forum: Commuting
09-06-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,430
Posted By Schlafen

That's mostly gearing, wide range gearing will...

That's mostly gearing, wide range gearing will not take you anywhere fast, no matter the bike.

Every morning I commute I see an old fella riding in opposite direction, quite slow going up a hill...
Forum: Commuting
09-05-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,430
Posted By Alligator

Once, when I was commuting home on my hybrid,...

Once, when I was commuting home on my hybrid, another commuter rode up to me from behind and we rode together for several miles. He was about the same age, but the thing I remember the most was that...
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