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11-30-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,364
Posted By anon06

So, you're looking for incidences that didn't...

So, you're looking for incidences that didn't involve motorists or pedestrians?

Then, for me, the close calls that didn't involve those involved dogs chasing me (and a squirrel that ran across the...
11-30-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,717
Posted By anon06

Sure. Well, I didn't mind hearing others' ideas...

Sure. Well, I didn't mind hearing others' ideas about what might've possibly been wrong with the bike or if it was something else; the information could be helpful to someone else in the future, who...
11-26-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,083
Posted By anon06

Hi. That's cool that you want to try bike...

Hi. That's cool that you want to try bike commuting to work. In addition to what others mentioned, it might help us help you if you mentioned how long your commute would be (e.g. 4 miles, 10 miles)...
11-18-19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,728
Posted By anon06

:eek: Wow! I've just watched a clip from this...

:eek: Wow! I've just watched a clip from this year's race, from a rider who started at the back.

I thought others might like to see it, too. It's not often you come across a mountain bike race...
11-14-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,465
Posted By anon06

:( I'm sad when I finally manage to come across a...

:( I'm sad when I finally manage to come across a nice, secondhand road bike being sold cheaply, locally (lucky person who has bid on it), but it's not in my size or when I find them in my size, but...
11-02-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,017
Posted By anon06

Yeah, I had similar concerns about this, like...

Yeah, I had similar concerns about this, like others mentioned.

I'd also like to warn about using that tire in the rain (i.e. I don't expect the traction to be good for handling that type of...
11-02-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By anon06

Aw, gee...:( I road my bike to middle...

Aw, gee...:(

I road my bike to middle school, too. I feel lucky that I wasn't hit by a car as a kid, and that, in that neighborhood, at that time, drivers weren't speeding or driving as fast as...
11-01-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,465
Posted By anon06

:) My secondhand Giant hybrid was $150. The...

:) My secondhand Giant hybrid was $150. The previous owner didn't use it much, so it pretty much was like having a new bike, without having to pay the $500 retail price from a bike shop. I've used it...
11-01-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,942
Posted By anon06

Just need to vent: Arg! I'm really tired of...

Just need to vent: Arg! I'm really tired of drivers constantly telling me to use the sidewalk! It's very irritating because the majority don't cycle and therefore, aren't familiar with what is and...
10-25-19, 11:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,541
Posted By anon06

Yep. That's why I felt frustrated when drivers in...

Yep. That's why I felt frustrated when drivers in one lane decided to block an intersection (no traffic light), with a long line of traffic at a standstill: as a result, I couldn't see the other lane...
10-24-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 19,832
Posted By anon06

Through cargo bike or helping shepherd kids...

Through cargo bike or helping shepherd kids riding their bikes to school. This is an international bike forum, where some parents/relatives from the western coast of the U.S. or in Europe, for...
10-20-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By anon06

Hi. I guess, I could be the first to try to help....

Hi. I guess, I could be the first to try to help.

So, there aren't also any dirt/rocky roads in your area that you plan on travelling on, for road trips, correct?

What do you mean by "bumpy"...
10-20-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,918
Posted By anon06

:p Is this forum bad luck or something? For...

:p Is this forum bad luck or something?

For two-and-a-half years, where I've lived, I hadn't seen a snake by the house (I hadn't seen a snake anyplace I've lived, either), yet, after coming across...
10-19-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,702
Posted By anon06

I wear leather gloves and leather sneakers for...

I wear leather gloves and leather sneakers for the cold, if it helps give anyone ideas.
10-19-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,942
Posted By anon06

Interesting video. Thanks, for posting it.

Interesting video. Thanks, for posting it.
10-15-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,176
Posted By anon06

Just in case you might be wondering about why...

Just in case you might be wondering about why there might not be a lot of replies, there aren't any sharrows in my area (so, that's why I can't really help answer your questions), so that might also...
10-14-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,918
Posted By anon06

That's great that you attempted to contact...

That's great that you attempted to contact businesses about installing bike racks; it'd help out other cyclists, as well, if they do decide to install bike racks.

However, I don't think there's a...
10-14-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By anon06

Thanks for the link! Yeah, Google is...

Thanks for the link!

Yeah, Google is normally my friend, too, but it wasn't, today. :p

I image knowing the shoe layers would also be important to cyclists who race or are focused on wearing the...
10-14-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By anon06

I'm not 100% sure, but it appears to me to be...

I'm not 100% sure, but it appears to me to be just a sticker describing the shoe layers.
10-14-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 298
Posted By anon06

Nice pics! I haven't seen beach pics from...

Nice pics! I haven't seen beach pics from Delaware, before. At first, I thought it was California, again.
10-13-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,999
Posted By anon06

Yeah. I've only ridden on a crowded, MUP in...

Yeah. I've only ridden on a crowded, MUP in another city, once or twice. While, I guess, it might've appeared as though I was drafting or following behind a family of cyclists, I only was riding...
10-13-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,826
Posted By anon06

I'm confused with what's going on, what the...

I'm confused with what's going on, what the problem is. To me, it's possible that the OP is just old-fashioned and used to formally introducing themselves (where that type of thing was expected and...
10-13-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,002
Posted By anon06

Hi. I haven't tried it, myself, but I found an...

Hi. I haven't tried it, myself, but I found an old thread about this topic (where others who've swimmed in bike shorts responded), in case it might help you.
...
10-11-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 19,501
Posted By anon06

Hi. Yeah, that is a scary situation to be in,...

Hi. Yeah, that is a scary situation to be in, with the bike lane directly where drivers are trying to get in and out of their cars. The design is horrible.

I tried looking at the Santa Monica area...
09-03-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,137
Posted By anon06

Hmm...is the project about building something...

Hmm...is the project about building something that already exists (e.g. a miniature model of a bike bridge) or trying to come up with something new?

GCSE classes are teens, similar to high school...
09-02-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,337
Posted By anon06

Really? There really are cyclists who absolutely...

Really? There really are cyclists who absolutely want other cyclists (who might not be riding fast road bikes) to cycle on 45mph roads, with leftover car part debris from previous car accidents on...
09-02-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,337
Posted By anon06

Generally, when I'm using a pedestrian crosswalk...

Generally, when I'm using a pedestrian crosswalk on a busy, four-lane street, I dismount from my bike and walk, because when I tried cycling across and a driver(s) decided to make a right turn on a...
09-02-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,515
Posted By anon06

Unfortunately--and dog trainers have confirmed...

Unfortunately--and dog trainers have confirmed this--it's not always possible to predict whether a dog will bite or not, especially if someone doesn't own the dog and, therefore, doesn't know how to...
09-01-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,955
Posted By anon06

Wow, the driver was going fast! Yeah, you're...

Wow, the driver was going fast! Yeah, you're right; it's a good thing you weren't already attempting to cross the intersection at that moment.

Also, got to be aware of drivers making turns down...
09-01-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By anon06

:) Hi. If it helps, I've owned a secondhand...

:) Hi. If it helps, I've owned a secondhand Cypress for nine years.

I had some sort of bike fitting at a bike shop, years, beforehand, while testing a new hybrid bike. I don't remember the shop...
08-26-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,803
Posted By anon06

I recommend cjhoyle's videos. It's been nice to...

I recommend cjhoyle's videos. It's been nice to watch his cycle commute videos (along with commentary/historical facts about Toronto, Canada, etc.) and bicycle repair videos.

I also like...
08-20-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By anon06

Hi. I'm sorry to hear that your bike was stolen. ...

Hi. I'm sorry to hear that your bike was stolen.

Have you also tried posting about it on the Toronto Stolen Bikes Facebook page? Occasionally, local cyclists have managed to help other cyclists...
08-18-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,907
Posted By anon06

There is an intersection like this, along one of...

There is an intersection like this, along one of the routes I take. It usually has traffic; I stop, just like the other drivers. In addition to it being a safety issue, I don't like that drivers...
08-18-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,942
Posted By anon06

My first thought was that, yes, it's not cool for...

My first thought was that, yes, it's not cool for others to move over into the opposite lane, scaring others. But, after thinking about it and how I've seen Tour de France and Olympic cyclists on...
08-18-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,044
Posted By anon06

Hi. I'll just leave the poll question to those...

Hi. I'll just leave the poll question to those who know more about the differences between the two bikes.

I just wanted to wish you good luck, for your Netherlands trip, next year. I've heard...
08-18-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,596
Posted By anon06

Good video! The guy's right: it's horrible and...

Good video! The guy's right: it's horrible and disgusting how articles and others write headlines and articles that automatically blame a cyclist or pedestrian who was killed. It's the same thing...
08-18-19, 04:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,704
Posted By anon06

Ugh. I'm sorry to hear that you went through...

Ugh. I'm sorry to hear that you went through that. Employees and customers don't have to be rude; it is possible to say something, politely.

I wonder whether it's possible that some...
08-17-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,520
Posted By anon06

Hey! I really relate to your post; it's very...

Hey! I really relate to your post; it's very similar to where I live, except there aren't any MUPs.

It's exactly the area where I've been harassed by drivers, for the past few months (even when...
08-14-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By anon06

Thanks, for posting the warning. It's nice and...

Thanks, for posting the warning. It's nice and helpful when others do that, helping warn others so that they don't fall prey to certain sites or companies.
08-14-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,009
Posted By anon06

Wow! That does look as though the bookcase might...

Wow! That does look as though the bookcase might fall over at any moment.

But, props to you for getting it home, safely.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 46,885
Posted By anon06

Hmm, I've never thought about cycling through a...

Hmm, I've never thought about cycling through a fast-food drive-thru. They're usually packed with a long line of cars.

I just lock my bike to something and go inside places.

Now that I think...
08-13-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,783
Posted By anon06

For a few times, when a group of kitted-out,...

For a few times, when a group of kitted-out, older cyclists on road bikes would, occasionally, pass through my old neighborhood (it looked to me that they were practicing racing each other, very...
08-13-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 29,597
Posted By anon06

I finally received feedback from the cycling...

I finally received feedback from the cycling coalition. They mentioned that they do work to help other organizations and recommended that I could help by linking to their videos on social media and...
08-11-19, 10:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,594
Posted By anon06

Yes. I also was thinking something similar. If a...

Yes. I also was thinking something similar. If a famous cyclist owned the bike and it was being sold with the name sticker still on it, it sounds as though it might've been meant to be a collector's...
08-09-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,899
Posted By anon06

I wonder what your wife's reason is, for not...

I wonder what your wife's reason is, for not wanting you to cycle without her. Is she concerned about your health or safety (i.e. worried about something that might occur without her there)?

It's...
08-09-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,598
Posted By anon06

Animal control hasn't been helpful, in the places...

Animal control hasn't been helpful, in the places where my family has lived. In one city, by the time animal control showed up, they said they couldn't find the loose dog(s).

In another, an animal...
08-08-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,440
Posted By anon06

I forgot to say that I like your profile pic,...

I forgot to say that I like your profile pic, Kitty!

I'm also not a big fan of exercising indoors, due to stale air and because I start to feel bored and a little restless, cooped up indoors, for...
08-05-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 29,597
Posted By anon06

So far, my camera seems to help: no harassment...

So far, my camera seems to help: no harassment from drivers at all, today. Several decided to use their signals, slow down, pass with enough space and one decided to wait for me to pass before...
08-05-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,695
Posted By anon06

Yeah, I've already seen that exact discussion...

Yeah, I've already seen that exact discussion between drivers, where the ones who said that they drive the speed limit on highways were being flamed and told by drivers who drive faster that they're...
08-05-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 14,149
Posted By anon06

Yeah. I don't cycle when the temperature's that...

Yeah. I don't cycle when the temperature's that high, either. Having heat exhaustion as a child, collapsing in the 95+ heat index at school, unconscious, because the adults thought it'd be a good...
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