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10-13-09, 01:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,408
Posted By dietrologia

I knocked my front teeth out after my wheel...

I knocked my front teeth out after my wheel disappeared through the grate of a storm drain in 2002.

It was a very painful and very expensive lesson.
09-22-09, 02:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,022
Posted By dietrologia

Purchasing and driving a Prius isn't "good for...

Purchasing and driving a Prius isn't "good for the environment."

Not driving a Prius (or any other model car for that matter) is good for the environment.

Driving is not a "green" activity...
09-21-09, 04:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,193
Posted By dietrologia

I Shepardized the citation to see if there was...

I Shepardized the citation to see if there was any case law pertaining to this particular vehicle code section. There isn't.

A secondary source, 35 Am. Bus. L. J. 185, cites to the section in the...
09-21-09, 04:42 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,193
Posted By dietrologia

Hi. I’m a law librarian in California. ...

Hi.

I’m a law librarian in California. Happens that I’m moving to Pacifica next month too. Go figure.

Here’s the legislative history for CVC 27400:

Added by:
Stats 1973 ch 87 1
...
Forum: Commuting
07-30-09, 05:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,972
Posted By dietrologia

I have both Arkels (T-something or others) and...

I have both Arkels (T-something or others) and Ortliebs (classic rollers). I guess they only real difference (in terms of a computer) is that the Arkels provide a snugger "fit" for the laptop and it...
Forum: Commuting
07-30-09, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,972
Posted By dietrologia

While I have taken my laptop with me in my...

While I have taken my laptop with me in my Ortlieb rollers once in a while (they have a basic inside pocket), I personally would avoid it as a common commuting practice due the vibrational shocks...
07-30-09, 11:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,445
Posted By dietrologia

MUPs are intended for everybody and they aren't...

MUPs are intended for everybody and they aren't your personal training space, race track, or bicycle "freeway."

If you can't respect the rules that are designed to help everyone co-exist along...
Forum: Touring
07-21-09, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 920
Posted By dietrologia

I wanted to follow up on this story. A tentative...

I wanted to follow up on this story. A tentative budget agreement has been reached and will be put to the legislature for a vote on July 23 or soon after.

The proposed massive park closures are...
Forum: Touring
07-16-09, 01:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 920
Posted By dietrologia

I really, really doubt that California park...

I really, really doubt that California park closures will happen. There may be reductions in services, an increase in fees, but closures? I'm betting no.

The National Park Service has informed...
08-28-08, 02:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,313
Posted By dietrologia

I understand what you're saying with regards to...

I understand what you're saying with regards to freeway access signs. Yes, the Vehicle Code states that municipalities/counties may prohibit access to freeways via posted sign (implication being...
08-25-08, 04:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,313
Posted By dietrologia

Several times a month on I-280 these days. ...

Several times a month on I-280 these days.

It's legal to bike on California freeways unless specifically prohibited by posted sign.
02-29-08, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By dietrologia

I see your bike lane and raise you another bike...

I see your bike lane and raise you another bike lane...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-07, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,950
Posted By dietrologia

The bike was a good fit for me when I started...

The bike was a good fit for me when I started light commuting for the first time. It wasn't until my commuting needs gradually changed that I discovered the bike was no longer the best choice for...
Forum: Commuting
07-23-07, 11:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,950
Posted By dietrologia

Panniers There soon came the time when I...

Panniers

There soon came the time when I wanted to haul more stuff -- hit the grocery store, cart books, gym clothes and shoes, you name it. I also wanted to do some light touring. Yes, it was...
Forum: Commuting
07-23-07, 11:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,950
Posted By dietrologia

2006 Kona Dr. Dew : Commuting and More - One Year Later

I purchased a 2006 Kona Dr. Dew in June 2006 and wanted to share my thoughts on the bike, commuting, and what Ive learned as a bicycle commuter approximately one year and 2,300 miles later. When I...
Forum: Commuting
07-20-07, 05:57 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 6,923
Posted By dietrologia

1390 + 50 = 1440

1390 + 50 = 1440
Forum: Commuting
07-13-07, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By dietrologia

Forum: Commuting
06-16-06, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,467
Posted By dietrologia

New to work commuting with my Kona Dr. Dew (long post w/pictures)

Hi everyone!

Here's my story about how I just got started commuting to work. If it's long-winded and boring, I apologize in advance. It should be noted that I really know very little about bikes....
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