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05-12-11, 01:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,250
Posted By randya

'think is the operative word here, most motorists...

'think is the operative word here, most motorists don't have a clue about traffic law as it relates to cyclists
05-12-11, 12:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By randya

I once had someone back up on me without looking...

I once had someone back up on me without looking because the street was blocked by a UPS truck, luckily I was also able to get out of the way but it was a bit too close for my taste
05-11-11, 11:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,250
Posted By randya

link?

link?
05-11-11, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By randya

Animated Traffic Law

"Challenging road user assumptions through education"

http://animatedtrafficlaw.org/atlc/
05-11-11, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,012
Posted By randya

on my 30 minute lunch time walk today I saw the...

on my 30 minute lunch time walk today I saw the following motorist violations: a couple failures to stop on red, several failures to signal a turn, and the ever-ubiquitous talking on cell phone...
05-11-11, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By randya

This One's for Bek

Free Webinar on NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guidelines (https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/279750106)

for realz
05-11-11, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,012
Posted By randya

NYDOT to Cyclists: Don't be a Jerk

http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/bicyclists/dontbeajerk.shtml

http://bikesnobnyc.blogspot.com/2011/05/jerkier-than-thou-psas-and-holy-wars.html
05-11-11, 12:47 PM
05-10-11, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By randya

my aunt and uncle had someone cross their lawn...

my aunt and uncle had someone cross their lawn and crash into their living room once

:eek:
05-10-11, 12:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,089
Posted By randya

none of these separated facilities are really...

none of these separated facilities are really about increasing actual safety, they are about changing the non-cycling public's risk perception, in order to entice them to try cycling. When they have...
05-09-11, 07:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,854
Posted By randya

those records can be subpoenaed

those records can be subpoenaed
05-09-11, 03:53 PM
05-09-11, 03:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,876
Posted By randya

The Bike lane ends, what do I do?

seems to be a theme here right now.
05-09-11, 01:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,410
Posted By randya

Fail cops need a valid reason to ask you for...

Fail

cops need a valid reason to ask you for your ID and you aren't automatically required to show it to them
05-09-11, 01:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,089
Posted By randya

so bek's claim that the Vancouver cycle tracks...

so bek's claim that the Vancouver cycle tracks reduced collisions is pure bunk and the data to make that determination still isn't available, more dishonest propaganda from the people who never met a...
05-09-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,410
Posted By randya

stop being so optuse, anyone can look up New York...

stop being so optuse, anyone can look up New York traffic laws on the internet, and yet you chose not to
05-08-11, 07:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,089
Posted By randya

On a cycle track with intersections every couple...

On a cycle track with intersections every couple hundred feet, there will not be a cyclist-specific signal at each one, because signals are too expensive; but, if there is, I can almost assure you...
05-08-11, 02:51 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,089
Posted By randya

If this...

If this (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/733190-Doing-away-with-federal-money-for-bike-lanes-bike-paths-and-sidewalks) comes to pass, it will all be a moot point in the US anyway.
05-08-11, 02:48 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,089
Posted By randya

separation from cars only works if there aren't a...

separation from cars only works if there aren't a lot of intersections or turning movements across the cycle track. Using the parking lane to separate cyclists from traffic creates visibility...
05-08-11, 02:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,089
Posted By randya

this kind of propaganda will not get more people...

this kind of propaganda will not get more people cycling. however, it might sell a few more bikes, which I predict will end up gathering dust and rust in a dark corner after a few rides, after all...
05-08-11, 02:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,410
Posted By randya

"It's OK officer, that's the way it's done in...

"It's OK officer, that's the way it's done in Texas"

:roflmao:
05-07-11, 02:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,410
Posted By randya

boo hoo, someone's crying to the mods again ...

boo hoo, someone's crying to the mods again

:cry:
04-28-11, 02:58 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,639
Posted By randya

probably kph, not mph

probably kph, not mph
04-27-11, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By randya

haven't any of you ever seen a metrosexual guy...

haven't any of you ever seen a metrosexual guy before?
04-27-11, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By randya

NYPD Enforces MBL Law; Cracks Down On Cyclists Riding Outside Marked Bike Lanes

http://transportationnation.org/2011/04/26/nypd-tickets-cyclists-for-not-riding-in-bike-lane/
04-26-11, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,480
Posted By randya

for all the motorists that don't see cyclists...

for all the motorists that don't see cyclists unless they are lit up like an Xmas tree:

slow the F down and watch where you're going

:beer:
Forum: Foo
04-25-11, 01:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,062
Posted By randya

dead fish is right in there ;)

dead fish is right in there

;)
Forum: Foo
04-24-11, 10:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,062
Posted By randya

does this mean you put a dead fish in each hole...

does this mean you put a dead fish in each hole before you put in the seed?
Forum: Foo
04-22-11, 05:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,062
Posted By randya

yeah, there's a rancher from eastern oregon who...

yeah, there's a rancher from eastern oregon who raises elk, yak, buffalo, chickens and beef
Forum: Foo
04-22-11, 05:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,062
Posted By randya

pepper plants grow great in New Mexico and Texas,...

pepper plants grow great in New Mexico and Texas, but in Oregon, not so much. If I grow peppers at all, I grow small bush varieties that produce lots of pods, like serranos, thai and habaneros
Forum: Foo
04-22-11, 01:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,062
Posted By randya

Farmer's Market is already in full swing in PDX,...

Farmer's Market is already in full swing in PDX, lots of spring turnips, greens and other veggies; farm-fresh eggs, lamb, goat, buffalo and yak, too
04-20-11, 07:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,473
Posted By randya

so all cyclists are hippies who don't work? ...

so all cyclists are hippies who don't work?

good job on the stereotyping

:beer:
04-20-11, 05:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,473
Posted By randya

Bek can probably find those two designs for you...

Bek can probably find those two designs for you in the NACTO guide...the second one is quite common in Portland

:thumb:

:lol:
04-20-11, 01:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,473
Posted By randya

'a little to the left' would be 'in the way' of...

'a little to the left' would be 'in the way' of motorists, who are faster, more important road users

:)
04-20-11, 01:18 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,473
Posted By randya

it's a bike lane w/o the stripe. although they...

it's a bike lane w/o the stripe. although they would be more prudently placed further to the left, the markings are not binding on where you need to ride

It is, however, quite disturbing that...
04-19-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,410
Posted By randya

the three in the van were probably on one of...

the three in the van were probably on one of NYPD's infamous 'Quality of Life' patrols.

and we all know that nothing ruins the quality of life in NYC more than cyclists on the sidewalk....
04-19-11, 04:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,410
Posted By randya

pigs are stupid

pigs are stupid
04-19-11, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,023
Posted By randya

I'm with Steve here, those sharrows shouldn't be...

I'm with Steve here, those sharrows shouldn't be in the RTOL, they should be in the next lane to the left.

Another example of how NACTO gets it completely wrong.
04-08-11, 01:33 PM
04-08-11, 12:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,773
Posted By randya

In the victim's own words: ...

In the victim's own words:

http://www.nycc.org/message-board/full-story-my-arrest-sunday/50804
04-08-11, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By randya

Here is an explanation from BSNYC that might help...

Here is an explanation from BSNYC that might help you understand:



http://bikesnobnyc.blogspot.com/2011/04/bsnyc-friday-ant-farm.html
04-08-11, 12:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 999
Posted By randya

http://bikeportland.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/04...

http://bikeportland.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/cartoon_April-8-2011sm.jpg
04-07-11, 03:22 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,035
Posted By randya

Update: Bicycling off-duty cop, assault...

Update:

Bicycling off-duty cop, assault suspect sit down, agree to drop charges...
04-07-11, 01:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,773
Posted By randya

NYPD Plainclothes Cop Nearly Doors Cyclist, Then Chases And Arrests Her

NYPD is just letting their imaginations run wild these days....

:eek:



Full Story: http://gothamist.com/2011/04/06/cop_nearly_doors_cyclist_then_chase.php
04-07-11, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By randya

what about 'advocacy is political' don't the mods...

what about 'advocacy is political' don't the mods understand?
04-06-11, 07:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 999
Posted By randya

Portland Grand Jury - No Criminal Charges in Distracted Driving Crash w Cyclist

A Multnomah County Grand Jury decided today that 63-year old Candice Palmer — the woman who told police investigators she reached into her back seat to tend to her dog and then struck and seriously...
04-06-11, 07:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,371
Posted By randya

exactly!

exactly!
04-06-11, 06:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,371
Posted By randya

you really are dense, aren't you? Of course...

you really are dense, aren't you?

Of course I could 'get away' with riding in the lane and 'no one would care'

The trouble occurs because (1) motorists don't expect cyclists in the lane, since...
04-06-11, 06:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,371
Posted By randya

This is essentially what Portland is proposing,...

This is essentially what Portland is proposing, ride onto the sidewalk and use the crosswalk. the only thing 'new' is the 'special' bike signal, which really is nothing more than a fancy/renamed...
04-05-11, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By randya

if improper opening of a car door is in the MV...

if improper opening of a car door is in the MV code, and injuries and fatalities are occurring, they should track it
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