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07-17-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By cb400bill

Supraventricular Tachycardia

Supraventricular Tachycardia
07-17-19, 03:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 768
Posted By MikeyMK

It doesn't matter how much room the cyclist left...

It doesn't matter how much room the cyclist left for the motorist, the motorist overtook a vehicle when it wasn't safe to do so. That's how it'd stand here. The motorist should've either stayed back...
07-16-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,652
Posted By BirdsBikeBinocs

I recently was talking with my sister about...

I recently was talking with my sister about biking. She said she never sees them, meaning when she does see the biker its too late to react. I said to her... If you're tailgating the vehicle in front...
07-16-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,784
Posted By JW Fas

Those doubting the authenticity of the event...

Those doubting the authenticity of the event could have done a little cursory searching. They would have seen the police report filed by the uploader, the tweet by the lawyer's employer (Clinesmith...
07-16-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 768
Posted By Rick

If the bicyclist would have controlled that lane,...

If the bicyclist would have controlled that lane, instead of cowering to the right edge. The motorist would not have clipped him with the mirror. The bicyclist had every right to do this under the...
07-16-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,784
Posted By livedarklions

Yeah, I'll just stick with saying that if the...

Yeah, I'll just stick with saying that if the state can prove beyond a reasonable doubt that those videos are authentic, he should be convicted of at least misdemeanor assault.
07-15-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By bruce19

Forget tubulars. Go tubeless.

Forget tubulars. Go tubeless.
07-15-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 662
Posted By jon c.

I don't tell others how to live their lives. ...

I don't tell others how to live their lives. Works for me.
07-15-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 863
Posted By shelbyfv

Wow! Thin, female, butch, beamer,...

Wow! Thin, female, butch, beamer, attitude,layer.... You are lucky you came away with the jewels intact! If I am riding alone I will sometimes assist turtles in their crossing of the rode.
07-14-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,260
Posted By downhillmaster

A couple of water bottles, something to eat,...

A couple of water bottles, something to eat, bicycles in good working order with the ability/tools to change a flat, and a cell phone.
SAG? Seriously?
Did I miss where you mentioned that you are...
07-13-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,784
Posted By Rick

The video of this incident should be showed to...

The video of this incident should be showed to the police and the news media in that area. That person being enraged to the point of irrational dangerous behavior is a threat to everybody on the rode...
07-09-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,982
Posted By livedarklions

Avoid the evolutionary logic, recent archeology...

Avoid the evolutionary logic, recent archeology where they're actually sampling fossilized human poop shows that diets varied so much regionally that there's almost no way to know what kind of diet...
07-09-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,342
Posted By Mr. Wiggles

Like many others on this thread, I simply paid...

Like many others on this thread, I simply paid attention while riding. Eventually I did the things that I found to be most visible. Reflective clothing and flashing lights.

Just watch any “cop”...
07-08-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,982
Posted By Lucillle

Can you cite proof of your assertions?

Can you cite proof of your assertions?
07-05-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,508
Posted By JW Fas

Please Share This When I'm Killed By Someone Driving A Car

This video was too good not to share. It hits close to home for all of us.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQO4Dnlwcg0
07-05-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,521
Posted By njkayaker

"just doesn't work" is kind of nonspecific. ...

"just doesn't work" is kind of nonspecific.

You don't want to focus on the mirror. If you focus on the mirror, the image in the mirror will be blurry.
07-05-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,819
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Happens rarely around here on the city streets,...

Happens rarely around here on the city streets, but occasionally I will encounter one or two. They usually are moving against traffic and move over upon seeing me. If they are traveling in the same...
07-05-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,819
Posted By badger1

This. I'm now considering adding an admonition...

This. I'm now considering adding an admonition re. the correct use of starch.
07-05-19, 05:22 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,982
Posted By BillyD

Awesome. You’re not about to sell us...

Awesome.

You’re not about to sell us something, are you?
07-04-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,188
Posted By Leisesturm

My ex-GF (now wife) was born blind and never will...

My ex-GF (now wife) was born blind and never will learn how to balance a bicycle. She is strong though and with me doing the balancing we are formidable in the tandem club. Riding a tandem as a...
07-04-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,616
Posted By Rick

A picture or a diagram to clarify what you mean...

A picture or a diagram to clarify what you mean would be nice.
07-04-19, 01:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 786
Posted By MEversbergII

8 years, 4 months and 15 days later, the British...

8 years, 4 months and 15 days later, the British buggered off for nearly three decades before deciding to have another go.
07-04-19, 12:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 786
Posted By MikeyMK

Hong Kong aren't quite feeling it just yet....

Hong Kong aren't quite feeling it just yet. Teething issues, maybe.
07-04-19, 12:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 786
Posted By KraneXL

🎆 Happy Independence Day 2019

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07-03-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,555
Posted By Kedosto

Swerving “for no good reason” or “without...

Swerving “for no good reason” or “without thinking” could drastically shorten your life span. I strongly recommend you don’t ride like that. The driver doesn’t want you to ride like that either. ...
07-02-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,635
Posted By Happy Feet

I would think Sun Tzu would be required reading...

I would think Sun Tzu would be required reading for BF debates.
07-02-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,342
Posted By njkayaker

No one is saying you shouldn't use a combination...

No one is saying you shouldn't use a combination of things. Why are are you arguing against a point no one is making?

Talking about flashing versus solid (just that), the fact that, sometimes,...
07-02-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,342
Posted By njkayaker

These apparently work well. They tend to let...

These apparently work well. They tend to let motorists recognize that the object is a cyclist. Moving things are like flashing things: they tend to be noticed more than things that are not moving.
07-01-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,635
Posted By Machka

Are you referring to my long hair? ...

Are you referring to my long hair?

https://live.staticflickr.com/7820/47445501732_27b29ef11f.jpg
06-26-19, 11:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,389
Posted By canklecat

I can't go 20 miles in any direction without...

I can't go 20 miles in any direction without 2,000 feet of elevation gain, and our terrain is just ordinary rollers, no real mountains.

Can't even do a textbook FTP test here. The only way to ride...
06-25-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,571
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

There are a large number of people who play a...

There are a large number of people who play a game I like to call "Stump the Bikestore".
People playing STBS might come in with tricky questions about obsolete parts ('you don't know the different...
06-25-19, 01:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,706
Posted By HerrKaLeun

Great response and shows the company really tried...

Great response and shows the company really tried to correct the error and keep OP happy.
06-25-19, 12:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,706
Posted By wabi_damon

I work with Wabi and just wanted to respond to...

I work with Wabi and just wanted to respond to this thread and to the OP. There were some things stated or assumed that are mischaracterized.


1. Yes, we sent a frame out without water bottle...
06-24-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,462
Posted By livedarklions

You set it up as jerk cyclist versus you, I am...

You set it up as jerk cyclist versus you, I am under no obligation to play along with the false premise. The cyclist was wrong for riding in that manner, and you're wrong for not riding your loophole...
06-24-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,462
Posted By mr_bill

Somebody scolded me for riding this...

Somebody scolded me for riding this (https://www.xootr.com/kick-scooter-mg.html) on the Minuteman. “THOSE AREN’T ALLOWED!”

At least nobody yelled at me for riding this...
06-24-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,462
Posted By robertorolfo

Bingo. Bike paths were created for a...

Bingo.

Bike paths were created for a reason, and allowing something with a motor to use them essentially negates that reason.
06-21-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,172
Posted By Caliper

If your lights are bright and thus hurt my eyes,...

If your lights are bright and thus hurt my eyes, I will NOT see you because I will be intentionally looking AWAY to preserve my vision. Thus increasing our chances of colliding. Yes, this is an...
06-20-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,123
Posted By 3alarmer

...if that's your worst day ever, you're doing...

...if that's your worst day ever, you're doing pretty good. Just sayin'. :)
06-20-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,123
Posted By dsbrantjr

Try to be civil or at least not profane, if that...

Try to be civil or at least not profane, if that is the best you can manage, to the strangers on the Internet from whom you are asking free advice.
06-20-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,462
Posted By mr_bill

I think the real issue is that people hate...

I think the real issue is that people hate pelotons of MAMILs who deliver pizzas while riding hacked crabon e-bikes with strobe lights taking a break and blocking the MUP.

-mr. bill
06-20-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,462
Posted By livedarklions

Funny you should mention this--I was on a no...

Funny you should mention this--I was on a no speed limit very not crowded MUP (Nashua River Rail Trail) a couple weeks ago, and I came up on a guy riding on what looked like a clunky hybrid pedaling...
06-19-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,462
Posted By KraneXL

People on bicycles learn the safety techniques...

People on bicycles learn the safety techniques and develop cycling skills as they develop power. While aberrant cycling elitist may exist, they generally better understand and adhere to the hazards...
06-19-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,534
Posted By livedarklions

Well, today I gave a sick puppy a bike, and...

Well, today I gave a sick puppy a bike, and neither of us felt better. Thanks a bunch, OP!
06-19-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,970
Posted By t_e_r_r_y

i'm not saying it's "safe", per se, but not as...

i'm not saying it's "safe", per se, but not as harsh on your airbags as inhaling smoke. i know a few active people who got hooked on tobacco when they were younger and have switched to vaping to feed...
06-19-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,032
Posted By KraneXL

There is some first rate wacky reasoning going on...

There is some first rate wacky reasoning going on in this thread. Allow me: DON'T BLOCK THE PATH.

This scenario has already been visited as there are posted fines, and police give tickets when...
06-18-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,032
Posted By alcjphil

Here is my take: every year our bike club takes...

Here is my take: every year our bike club takes on new members. We do our best to teach them how to behave properly while riding with others. One of the hardest things to teach them about is to get...
06-18-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,935
Posted By Daniel4

Those who have a valid drivers license should...

Those who have a valid drivers license should remember that pedestrians do have the right of way and that drivers have the responsibility to expect the unexpected. You learned this in driving...
06-18-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,032
Posted By GlennR

All the group rides i've been on avoid the MUP. ...

All the group rides i've been on avoid the MUP.

We don't belong there.
06-18-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,032
Posted By OBoile

Some cyclists are really good at making us all...

Some cyclists are really good at making us all look bad.
06-18-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,580
Posted By nomadmax

Thank you, serving was one of the greatest things...

Thank you, serving was one of the greatest things that ever happened to me.

I'll start one and hopefully the other current and former bike cops will chime in. There are many stories, some are...
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