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10-07-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,645
Posted By Stadjer

I can roll a spliff while biking drunk. Should I...

I can roll a spliff while biking drunk. Should I eloborate on my opinion on this?
08-22-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3,519
Views: 403,519
Posted By Stadjer

What's not to my liking is that there is a lobby...

What's not to my liking is that there is a lobby trying to associate any bicycle use with helmet wearing, as to blame cyclists for not being 'protected' and getting hurt. Many words aren't neutral,...
Forum: Touring
08-12-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 359,876
Posted By Stadjer

Besides the fact that many Walloons don't speak...

Besides the fact that many Walloons don't speak Dutch, the country is mostly divided by language and having to speak the other's language is not power neutral which makes it complicated. So in the...
Forum: Touring
08-12-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 359,876
Posted By Stadjer

How else would they be able to communicate with...

How else would they be able to communicate with their fellow countrymen in the South?

I agree. Bruges might be prettier but it has a bit of the same issue as Venice, that the ratio between...
08-01-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3,519
Views: 403,519
Posted By Stadjer

I don't know to what degree it's a specialized...

I don't know to what degree it's a specialized crash helmet. I just object to the term 'bicycle helmet' because it has no relation to cycling. I don't mind people putting on a road helmet when they...
07-29-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3,519
Views: 403,519
Posted By Stadjer

It's not that you don't understand and speak the...

It's not that you don't understand and speak the foreign language at hand here, it's that you don't seem to understand the concept of not speaking a foreign language. Foreign languages are different,...
07-26-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3,519
Views: 403,519
Posted By Stadjer

I have the same with cars. I'd like to go faster,...

I have the same with cars. I'd like to go faster, pick the raceline, brake late, hit the apex, get on the power smooth and then flat out of the corner. But it's not my road, it would be antisocial to...
07-26-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3,519
Views: 403,519
Posted By Stadjer

No, it's entirely neutral by someone who does...

No, it's entirely neutral by someone who does understand the language.

It's not intended for antisocial behaviour. If you're too slow to compete in an event with closed off roads, you'll have to...
Forum: Touring
07-21-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,969
Posted By Stadjer

Brussels has a few bad neighbourhoods too. Maybe...

Brussels has a few bad neighbourhoods too. Maybe have a quick look around the Grand Place and some surrounding streets, and leave the city that has been disappointing everybody since the 1500's.
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Forum: Touring
07-19-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,969
Posted By Stadjer

Get out of Brussel asap in the direction of...

Get out of Brussel asap in the direction of Flanders (West and North) and you're safe. One of the rain apps might be useful.
07-12-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,848
Posted By Stadjer

No, it litterally translates as "wheelrunner"...

No, it litterally translates as "wheelrunner" which is a special kind of wielrijder or wheelrider, which is not much used anymore for all cyclists. It's a neutral distinction only about wanting to go...
06-13-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,220
Posted By Stadjer

And that gives them expertise on traffic...

And that gives them expertise on traffic engineering how exactly...?

Everybody can comment, but doctors have the annoying habit to pretend they are qualified experts way out of their field of...
06-13-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,220
Posted By Stadjer

Let's listen to science and experts and therefore...

Let's listen to science and experts and therefore ignore doctors who believe their opinion on matters outside their expertise matters because they are a doctor.
Forum: Touring
06-05-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,065
Posted By Stadjer

Schiphol has been a bit of a mess lately, I...

Schiphol has been a bit of a mess lately, I believe it affects boarding passengers more but I wouldn't schedual too tight.

Bike theft in Amsterdam is mostly a problem at night and mostly affects...
05-25-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,244
Posted By Stadjer

It still is a regular inconvenience indeed, but I...

It still is a regular inconvenience indeed, but I haven't had a bike stolen in about twenty years, don't know exactly because the last one I couldn't remember where I parked it. My recommendation is...
05-21-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,244
Posted By Stadjer

I think it has more to do with the bike in the...

I think it has more to do with the bike in the Netherlands being a very utilitarian mode of transport in a dense country. I ride my bike to a shop in 5 minutes and have it locked before I'm entirely...
Forum: Touring
03-23-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By Stadjer

I can only tell you what worked for me and I was...

I can only tell you what worked for me and I was just guessing and the doctor did the educated guesses, but it's not hard science and he had to guess too. It turned out the solution for me was in the...
02-12-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,772
Posted By Stadjer

One of my favourite streets to cycle through here...

One of my favourite streets to cycle through here (admittedly in the part of the Netherlands that isn't Holland) is partly too narrow for a car and a bike, and the sidewalk is to narrow for a bike....
02-02-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By Stadjer

Thanks, but the issue was as mysteriously gone...

Thanks, but the issue was as mysteriously gone today as it came yesterday.
02-01-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By Stadjer

Can get there through private browsing.

Can get there through private browsing.
02-01-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 946
Posted By Stadjer

Seems we have a similar problem. I got there...

Seems we have a similar problem.

I got there in the end by loggin in through private browsing.So if it's really urgent.....
02-01-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By Stadjer

Only one topic inaccessible

I ran into a rather strange problem. First I encountered a database error, after a few refreshments this seemed gone and I could access all topics. Except for one topic, "Not everything's Black and...
01-26-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,772
Posted By Stadjer

In the Dutch context that's fine, and a standard...

In the Dutch context that's fine, and a standard consideration for city planners, just like visibility is. The speed will go up a few kilometers to still not very impressive, just to give a nudge for...
01-01-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,772
Posted By Stadjer

An issue with elevated bike paths is that you...

An issue with elevated bike paths is that you can't take the speed coming down with you on your way up like with bicycle tunnels. But tunnels are more expensive, can get complicated depending on the...
Forum: Touring
11-18-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,067
Posted By Stadjer

The sheep were there first, about the only cattle...

The sheep were there first, about the only cattle that can be kept in a swamp. But their feet and grazing frim up the dikes, nothing beats them for dike maintenance. These days they are used for...
Forum: Touring
11-17-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,067
Posted By Stadjer

That's not entirely fair. If you want a wild...

That's not entirely fair. If you want a wild Netherlands one third would be a swamp where you couln't lay your sleeping bag down and another third would be North Sea. It's not really a country, it's...
Forum: Touring
11-17-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,067
Posted By Stadjer

Cycling in the dark is not much of a safety...

Cycling in the dark is not much of a safety issue, but it gets dark around half past 4 until 8 in the morning and often in this time of year it doesn't get really light in between because of the...
09-26-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 18,561
Posted By Stadjer

As predicted, Flanders has won the World...

As predicted, Flanders has won the World Championship cycling fans again.


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07-28-21, 04:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,644
Posted By Stadjer

It's almost like the Japanese nation isn't with...

It's almost like the Japanese nation isn't with it's heart in it. Let's face it, these arer just lousy Olympics with Japan just fulfilling it's obligation rather then showing itself off to the rest...
07-20-21, 04:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,112
Posted By Stadjer

What politics would that be? Only the British...

What politics would that be? Only the British journalists are as disrespectful to claim Cavendish has equalled Merckx. Cavendish is a sprinter, winning stages is his job. If in the process of trying...
07-08-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,417
Posted By Stadjer

It's not complicated to patch the rear. Just take...

It's not complicated to patch the rear. Just take the tube out and not the wheel, and take a bit of care it doesn't get stuck on sharp edges when you pull it around to get to the leak. Changing the...
07-07-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,417
Posted By Stadjer

Correct, It says impact resistant, x layers...

Correct, It says impact resistant, x layers powdercoating system, transparant lacquer (paint/coating)3, zinc primer, colour paint.

It's a bit old school, boasting about rust proofing was about the...
07-07-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,573
Posted By Stadjer

I don't know if it's a saying but If you treat...

I don't know if it's a saying but If you treat people like morons they start to behave like morons. At least you have to take the effect on the mindset into consideration.

I agree, but we also...
07-02-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,573
Posted By Stadjer

It's not the first crowd caused crash but I think...

It's not the first crowd caused crash but I think what made so many people particularly angry is that she caused the crash not as a spectator, but as someone who used the event and the presence of...
Forum: Commuting
05-26-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,218
Posted By Stadjer

Good choice of brand. Is it of the shelf or did...

Good choice of brand. Is it of the shelf or did they let pick the frame and the parts and all, the 'design your own bike' idea?

If you buy an Azor it's mostly the sturdiness you're paying for, it...
03-10-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By Stadjer

I agree, many cycling advocacy video's are made...

I agree, many cycling advocacy video's are made with a fixed idea what needs to be done in terms of cycling infrastructure, usually bike lanes, and then show bike lanes in the Netherlands as proof it...
02-12-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,029
Posted By Stadjer

Yes, they are English designs between 90 and 120...

Yes, they are English designs between 90 and 120 years old almost unchanged. Dutch innovation have been limited to the cloth chain case, durable paint and rust proofing, lowering mechanical drag,...
Forum: Commuting
11-19-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 54,874
Posted By Stadjer

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Forum: Commuting
10-06-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,330
Posted By Stadjer

Bike Gremlin The Netherlands is an exception in...

Bike Gremlin The Netherlands is an exception in Europe too, only Denmark and Flanders come somewhat close.


Actually there is a good video about that from the same guy:...
Forum: Commuting
08-11-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,255
Posted By Stadjer

bonjourpanda Worcycles and Azor are somehow...

bonjourpanda Worcycles and Azor are somehow related, I don't know how exactly but I believe Workcycles has it's bikes or at least many parts manufactured by the Azor factory. I think the regular way...
Forum: Commuting
08-10-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,255
Posted By Stadjer

Don't forget Dutch teenage girls don't really...

Don't forget Dutch teenage girls don't really care about their bikes, a tradtional rear rack is not a problem, but a front rack will suffer from more than doubling the specified load. It won't just...
Forum: Touring
07-13-20, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 359,876
Posted By Stadjer

It's not just to troll tourists.'Sheep have...

It's not just to troll tourists.'Sheep have golden feet', they keep the dikes firm.
Forum: Commuting
07-10-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,200
Posted By Stadjer

I ride upright so that's much closer to what the...

I ride upright so that's much closer to what the backpack is designed for. I usually put it on the front rack anyway, but to be clear the strap doesn't go around the body. It's just a support, it...
Forum: Commuting
07-10-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,200
Posted By Stadjer

Talking about Swiss gear. I have a vintage Swiss...

Talking about Swiss gear. I have a vintage Swiss Army backpack, it's kind of hollow at the bottom of the backside and there's a wide tough leather strip from side to side that rests on the lower...
07-10-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,150
Posted By Stadjer

Don't forget to put your seatbelt on too.

Don't forget to put your seatbelt on too.
Forum: Touring
07-09-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 359,876
Posted By Stadjer

It's food delivery, the French would probably not...

It's food delivery, the French would probably not tolerate it from other deliveries.
Forum: Touring
06-20-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 359,876
Posted By Stadjer

Mackerel used to be the only fish allowed to sell...

Mackerel used to be the only fish allowed to sell on sunday because it goes off quickly without refrigeration. That's also why they get smoked a lot, but the origin of holy smoke is probably another...
05-06-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,891
Posted By Stadjer

No. This is a specific correlation with air...

No. This is a specific correlation with air pollution, which only partially correlates with urban areas. For example here hardest hit regions are mainly agricultural but have polluted air. It needs...
05-05-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,549
Posted By Stadjer

That's exactly what I mean.

That's exactly what I mean.
05-05-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,891
Posted By Stadjer

There seems to be a remarkable correlation...

There seems to be a remarkable correlation between air pollution and how hard the coronavirus hits.
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