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03-26-12, 07:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,663
Posted By wheel

So youtube is a great way to archive even if it...

So youtube is a great way to archive even if it is a private video.
There is also vimeo.

I prefer helmet cam as I can look around.

I don't use two cameras because that becomes your life...
03-02-12, 01:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,184
Posted By wheel

AZ has a minimum speed limit defined Sec. 2....

AZ has a minimum speed limit defined

Sec. 2. Section 28-704, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:

28-704. Minimum speed regulation

A. No person shall drive a motor vehicle at such a...
02-27-12, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By wheel

Roads are built for semis.

Roads are built for semis.
Forum: Commuting
01-19-12, 01:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,742
Posted By wheel

1. Experimental Can I? 2. Excursion Could I? ...

1. Experimental Can I?
2. Excursion Could I?
3. Economics Should I?
5. Enduring therefore I?
6. Eutopia I am!
01-19-12, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By wheel

@ 36 the bike is no longer locked. isn't...

@ 36 the bike is no longer locked.

isn't that a bit selfish?
Why not lock it up to something less useful?
12-19-11, 06:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By wheel

Why not ask the runner why they like the bike...

Why not ask the runner why they like the bike lane.

I suspect, because asphalt is not as hard as concrete.
10-12-11, 01:03 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 10,839
Posted By wheel

I think we need to change the laws. Until...

I think we need to change the laws.

Until then I will stroll through green lights which end in 4 seconds and I can't get through, left turn lights which trap me on the 4 lane highway (no ped...
10-12-11, 12:33 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 5,471
Posted By wheel

55 mph narrow. ...

55 mph narrow.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0aOCvU5THs

Here is a narrow 55mph
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKQwmXVyaJc
09-05-11, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By wheel

Back to my lifestyle

Last year and half I drove a lot!


My new basement is located 3 miles from work. Not ideal, but will manage. No transit to work. BIG :(
Found a walk score of 71.
06-20-11, 07:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 904
Posted By wheel

The story is missing alternative routes. ...

The story is missing alternative routes.


Why is this so important for motorists and not other people?
Forum: Touring
05-04-11, 12:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,494
Posted By wheel

http://www.burley.com/home/bur/page_454/nomad.html...

http://www.burley.com/home/bur/page_454/nomad.html


http://www.burley.com/shop/images/Nomad_yellow.jpg


I would use my trailer as luggage.
04-28-11, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By wheel

So we incarcerate drug offenders rather than...

So we incarcerate drug offenders rather than motorists?

1970 started the drug ware
and there has always been criminals driving :)
04-20-11, 10:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,603
Posted By wheel

Side path, completely legal to ride the wrong...

Side path, completely legal to ride the wrong way. Right next to oncoming traffic...
04-10-11, 03:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 864
Posted By wheel

You can look the information up 6:48 AM EDT civil...

You can look the information up 6:48 AM EDT civil twilight.

Dark.


This person was to dumb to be driving a suv
.
04-04-11, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By wheel

Criminal law defines six levels of criminal ...

Criminal law defines six levels of criminal
vehicular operation (CVO)—all but one
constituting felony offenses—depending on the
level of injury inflicted:
ƒ criminal vehicular homicide...
04-03-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By wheel

Minnesota 609.21 CRIMINAL VEHICULAR HOMICIDE...

Minnesota
609.21 CRIMINAL VEHICULAR HOMICIDE AND INJURY.
Subdivision 1. Criminal vehicular homicide or operation; crime described. A person
is guilty of criminal vehicular homicide or...
04-03-11, 09:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,314
Posted By wheel

The right lane becomes a RTOL and a death trap...

The right lane becomes a RTOL and a death trap for any cyclist who stays in the right lane.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLzWqNkSCvQ

Here the bike lane goes away to make room for RTOL,...
03-29-11, 12:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,699
Posted By wheel

First thing I do is hand them a copy of the laws.

First thing I do is hand them a copy of the laws.
Forum: Commuting
03-15-11, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 152,834
Posted By wheel

first ride in the morning above 32f degrees. Very...

first ride in the morning above 32f degrees. Very nice.

Yesterday was 15f.
Still Ice on the road and have my studs.

my new cubicle
http://i.imgur.com/wAk3T.jpg
Forum: Commuting
03-04-11, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 152,834
Posted By wheel

My first commute to work in over a year ...

My first commute to work in over a year

Awesome! I haven't had a job in a year so even better.
5 mi. and 10 mi via car.
Nno bike rack no problem. (the door is super secure)
28 F. no wind
I...
Forum: Touring
03-01-11, 06:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,958
Posted By wheel

I emailed them. (DNR) to me show details...

I emailed them.

(DNR) to me
show details 7:56 AM (22 hours ago)
We always allow bicyclers a spot. It may not be the best, but we never turn them away. We advise making a reservation if at all...
Forum: Touring
02-26-11, 06:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,958
Posted By wheel

can we see these blogs? And if they turn...

can we see these blogs?


And if they turn you away during the day, can you simply ask where can you sleep latter on? I really don't think this is an issue here in Minnesota.
02-13-11, 04:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,268
Posted By wheel

We can label it The "fear mongering thread" ...

We can label it
The "fear mongering thread"

It can go right next to all those helmet threads.
Forum: Touring
02-06-11, 05:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,864
Posted By wheel

For the price you can't be a tourist. The...

For the price you can't be a tourist.

The first bike I put 13,000 miles on it.
The second bike is coming up on 10,000 miles.
02-06-11, 05:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,146
Posted By wheel

I ride with an old contour. You can see...

I ride with an old contour.


You can see my videos below.


As for every cyclist a traffic cop. I don't really think that is the case, but when you life is on the line you want people to...
02-05-11, 01:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By wheel

And how are they going to enforce me not going to...

And how are they going to enforce me not going to a state park? With money they don't have?
Forum: Touring
01-23-11, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,767
Posted By wheel

That route is a bit extreme. I think the...

That route is a bit extreme.

I think the loop would be great.
01-19-11, 05:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,101
Posted By wheel

and here is the intersection you requested????

and here is the intersection you requested????
01-18-11, 09:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,101
Posted By wheel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLzWqNkSCvQ ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLzWqNkSCvQ


I often times found acting like a vehicle was much safer than first thought.




can we get a google location for this thread?
Forum: Touring
01-12-11, 04:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,736
Posted By wheel

Well 3-4 days you can easily rough it to reduce...

Well 3-4 days you can easily rough it to reduce weight. Winter riding usually pulls a few extra pounds on. I went on a 90 day tour with out a stove, to give you an idea of what I think roughing it...
Forum: Touring
01-02-11, 05:02 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,227
Posted By wheel

training, time off, same desires, same speed and...

training, time off, same desires, same speed and endurance.

A lot like finding a wife/husband.

I suggest you get on a ACA route you will meet many touring people. Or find a cycling tour club. ...
Forum: Touring
12-30-10, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By wheel

I saw a trunk mounted on a front rack. The...

I saw a trunk mounted on a front rack.

The Topek rack is extremely rugged. I like the slide on feature.


I had one of the side bags rip off into the wheel. Scared the heck out of me.
Forum: Touring
12-30-10, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 681
Posted By wheel

What conditions do you prefer for touring? I...

What conditions do you prefer for touring?

I like nature more than I like touring :)

It just so happens getting there by bike is alot of fun.


Predominantly urban or predominantly rural?...
12-30-10, 08:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,800
Posted By wheel

I put it in the comments on AZ but maybe we need...

I put it in the comments on AZ but maybe we need the actual definition.
6. "Bicycle" means a device, including a racing wheelchair, that is propelled by human power and on which a person may ride...
Forum: Touring
12-30-10, 07:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,655
Posted By wheel

I have found so many stealth camping sites with...

I have found so many stealth camping sites with the gazatteers.

I basically go from one library to the next. Even in the smallest towns I found great libraries. I hop on the internet and google...
12-23-10, 09:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,128
Posted By wheel

Well now someone is home for the holidays. ...

Well now someone is home for the holidays.
Maybe we can get this thing wrapped up before ********************
12-22-10, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By wheel

Depends on how much money they have for the city...

Depends on how much money they have for the city in our state.
Minneapolis plows the bike paths the same time the roads get done.
Sidewalks must be cleared within 24 hours or face a fine.

All...
12-22-10, 06:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,128
Posted By wheel

So what do you think of the trial in Feb. ?

So what do you think of the trial in Feb. ?
Forum: Touring
12-13-10, 12:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,293
Posted By wheel

outdoors

outdoors
12-08-10, 03:34 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,167
Posted By wheel

"STOP SIGNS and bicyclists Hello all, I am...

"STOP SIGNS and bicyclists
Hello all,
I am new here and do not yet know my way around. I had already posted this issue in the Safety and Awareness forum and then realized it might be a better fit...
12-08-10, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By wheel

Try flying to a city and wanting to ride a bike. ...

Try flying to a city and wanting to ride a bike.

or

Try taking transit which only gets you a 1 mile from your destination.

or

Try finding a really hot lady/guy who wants to go one a...
11-25-10, 02:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,858
Posted By wheel

This e sign is on a downhill :) and yes very...

This e sign is on a downhill :) and yes very accurate.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YsdYzyx2nk
11-22-10, 09:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,957
Posted By wheel

Do what all the other hunters do wear orange. ...

Do what all the other hunters do wear orange.


I was on tour when I came across some poachers.
I was very scared. Guy on the hood of the car with a shotgun and guy on the trunk with a shot...
Forum: Commuting
11-20-10, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By wheel

http://www.bicycleracks.com/ why not just...

http://www.bicycleracks.com/

why not just buy a bus bicycle rack?
11-20-10, 11:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 909
Posted By wheel

+1

+1
11-20-10, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,040
Posted By wheel

If you back up a little on street view you can...

If you back up a little on street view you can see a huge what 20 foot lane?

Wouldn't be pretty easy to extend the right turn lane line marking to the stop sign with dashes or something.
11-14-10, 09:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 852
Posted By wheel

With a mirror. Keep in mind people pay a bit...

With a mirror.

Keep in mind people pay a bit more attention to the road above 50mph.
11-14-10, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By wheel

Unless there is a line where the 3 feet is. It is...

Unless there is a line where the 3 feet is. It is very hard to determine.

I would evaluate with my mirror to which position was better.
11-11-10, 05:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,727
Posted By wheel

Reflector as law. If you want to go...

Reflector as law.

If you want to go further then do it.
11-11-10, 05:30 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,655
Posted By wheel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpZMfkDCe78 ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpZMfkDCe78

here is about how close I get.
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