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Forum: Commuting
09-14-18, 10:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,962
Posted By Lot's Knife

Really helpful list. Thanks!

Really helpful list. Thanks!
Forum: Commuting
07-31-18, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,104
Posted By Lot's Knife

Never-ending battle. Earbuds keep me from...

Never-ending battle. Earbuds keep me from responding to mere speech. Couple weeks ago I was hit on the side of the face with a water balloon. Consoled myself with the fact it wasn't filled with urine...
Forum: Commuting
02-28-18, 06:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,708
Posted By Lot's Knife

After 11 years of my eight-mile commute, I'm...

After 11 years of my eight-mile commute, I'm still finding them!
Forum: Commuting
07-02-17, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,563
Posted By Lot's Knife

8-speed hub is enough for me, too. Looking for a...

8-speed hub is enough for me, too. Looking for a little less slack geometry and prefer 26-inch wheels, but this deserves a test ride. Wish the fenders were full.
Forum: Commuting
07-02-17, 02:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,563
Posted By Lot's Knife

I've had my eye on the Roadster 8 ...

I've had my eye on the Roadster 8 (https://www.linusbike.com/products/roadster-8?variant=16842642180)(there's a dealer in my town), but I dunno. Not completely sold....
Forum: Commuting
06-21-16, 07:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,588
Posted By Lot's Knife

Also commuting every day in the Sonoran Desert....

Also commuting every day in the Sonoran Desert. Not so bad as long as you keep moving. Only when I arrive at work does it feel miserable. Most of the deaths here are of out-of-towners who...
06-07-16, 07:01 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 15,276
Posted By Lot's Knife

5 bicyclists dead outside Kalamazoo

Struck by a pickup. (http://woodtv.com/2016/06/07/bicyclists-dead-after-crash-north-of-kalamazoo/)
Forum: Commuting
04-28-16, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By Lot's Knife

Just got back from Beirut

Observations from the saddle of my Brompton: Drivers are generally undistracted. Streets are narrow, made more so by mercenary and unregulated parking. Hard-charging perpendicular traffic and dooring...
04-24-15, 03:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,920
Posted By Lot's Knife

I just hope that if I die in a right-hook, the...

I just hope that if I die in a right-hook, the local paper doesn't attribute my fatal injuries to my having "hit a car." It's absurdly misleading.
04-23-15, 05:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,920
Posted By Lot's Knife

Local blogger reports driver was cited...

Local blogger reports driver was cited (http://www.bicycletucson.com/news/cyclist-dies-following-monday-crash/23395).
04-22-15, 11:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,920
Posted By Lot's Knife

Tucson bicyclists hurtling themselves into right-turners

Tucson police have said that motorists and bicyclists share a duty to avoid right hooks, so I guess my issue is with the headline...
Forum: Commuting
03-22-15, 04:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By Lot's Knife

Just got back from Taipei

Great bike scene. Motorists are quite sporting. 150cc mopeds rule the streets. Two hundred bike-share stations are spread across the city. Like Tokyo, the number of one-ways and stoplights can wreck...
11-22-14, 02:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,439
Posted By Lot's Knife

Guest columnist explains why cyclists ride left

Comments on the article (http://tucson.com/news/opinion/column/guest/arrogant-cyclists-no-they-re-following-the-rules/article_722bd26d-4447-5f3b-badc-76fe2296cfe8.html) take predictable detours...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-14, 09:54 AM
Forum: Commuting
07-07-14, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,658
Posted By Lot's Knife

Classic. Thanks for posting it.

Classic. Thanks for posting it.
05-08-14, 11:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,553
Posted By Lot's Knife

Hard to tell for sure, but it looks like the...

Hard to tell for sure, but it looks like the cyclist unwisely consented to the search.
04-18-14, 04:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,703
Posted By Lot's Knife

Have opinions changed at all about these in the 9...

Have opinions changed at all about these in the 9 years since this thread? Currently listed (http://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/bik/4426491033.html) in Phoenix.
03-10-14, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By Lot's Knife

I stopped reading at "peddlers." Not an...

I stopped reading at "peddlers." Not an auspicious barometer for the rest of the piece.
02-16-14, 10:23 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,488
Posted By Lot's Knife

Tucson isn't Arizona. It's hard to explain.

Tucson isn't Arizona. It's hard to explain.
01-31-14, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By Lot's Knife

Half-million judgment...

Half-million judgment (http://en.rocketnews24.com/2014/01/31/cyclist-in-tokyo-ordered-to-pay-459000-after-collision-leaves-74-year-old-woman-dead/)
against bicyclist? Damn straight:
Dead ped, no...
10-15-13, 03:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,762
Posted By Lot's Knife

Bowed out, my ass. By posting Tim Steller's...

Bowed out, my ass. By posting Tim Steller's column, I meant to highlight the lack of prosecutorial backbone in Pima County, which trickles down to the Police Department, which, tangentially, has been...
10-13-13, 08:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,762
Posted By Lot's Knife

In Tucson, bicyclists' lives are cheap

Denied platinum status repeatedly by the League of American Bicyclists, Arizona's second-largest city still can't get it together...
Forum: Commuting
10-11-13, 07:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,149
Posted By Lot's Knife

The crate's not happy.

The crate's not happy.
09-25-13, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,639
Posted By Lot's Knife

Moved to 50+ from SS&FG.

Moved to 50+ from SS&FG.
09-25-13, 04:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,938
Posted By Lot's Knife

You may wish to check out the HD Wing camera from...

You may wish to check out the HD Wing camera from Hobbyking. It'll record (http://dodifa.blogspot.com/2013/07/night-bike-ride-in-cairo.html) for well over two hours on a full charge. About $40.
08-18-13, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By Lot's Knife

Must be a lot of paid members. Thanks.

Must be a lot of paid members. Thanks.
08-18-13, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By Lot's Knife

Intriguing map. How long would that take? My...

Intriguing map. How long would that take? My inability to no longer make a hotlink in Edit Signature is my proximal issue.
08-18-13, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By Lot's Knife

For the life of me I can't find it. ...

For the life of me I can't find it.

http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j60/petersibley/Screenshot2013-08-18at100505AM_zpse123e1a1.jpg...
08-18-13, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By Lot's Knife

Four years later but still on topic, has the link...

Four years later but still on topic, has the link button been removed from Settings>Edit Signature?
07-01-13, 10:48 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 17,647
Posted By Lot's Knife

Because the OP was not interested in an honest...

Because the OP was not interested in an honest answer.
Forum: Commuting
04-17-13, 10:08 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,203
Posted By Lot's Knife

That is so cool.

That is so cool.
03-08-13, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 462,760
Posted By Lot's Knife

No, we do not. Signed, One Billion Chinese

No, we do not.

Signed,
One Billion Chinese
Forum: Commuting
02-11-13, 10:55 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,237
Posted By Lot's Knife

In my first week of bike commuting, I flatted...

In my first week of bike commuting, I flatted three times. Since installing Mr. Tuffy's on my 26x1.75s six years ago, I've had three flats in 22,000 miles.
Forum: Commuting
11-07-12, 06:50 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,274
Posted By Lot's Knife

282506

282506
Forum: Commuting
11-05-12, 05:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,064
Posted By Lot's Knife

I trust the OP's instincts, but from an...

I trust the OP's instincts, but from an outsider's perspective, this would seem to be the best option.
11-03-12, 04:59 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,254
Posted By Lot's Knife

And yet, living in the U.S., I can still play...

And yet, living in the U.S., I can still play online poker anytime I like. A nationwide mandate for reflective vests is absurd. Unlike the UK, the U.S. has 50 state legislatures.
Forum: Commuting
11-03-12, 04:47 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 11,027
Posted By Lot's Knife

I live in the U.S. and would also like to know...

I live in the U.S. and would also like to know the answer to this question.

Edit: And I just got it. Thanks.
Forum: Commuting
10-18-12, 02:15 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,561
Posted By Lot's Knife

Did someone say "hell of a deal"? What?...

Did someone say "hell of a deal"? What? Where?
09-27-12, 02:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,932
Posted By Lot's Knife

Wow, that's a hot mess.

Wow, that's a hot mess.
Forum: Commuting
09-27-12, 02:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,115
Posted By Lot's Knife

With all respect, I don't understand the mind-set...

With all respect, I don't understand the mind-set that leads to the OP's question. As a commuter, don't you have anywhere to be?
Forum: Commuting
09-26-12, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,613
Posted By Lot's Knife

Best shoe I've worn on or off a bike.

Best shoe I've worn on or off a bike.
Forum: Commuting
09-20-12, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By Lot's Knife

Where is the CRB (old version) commercially...

Where is the CRB (old version) commercially available?
09-13-12, 02:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,314
Posted By Lot's Knife

A sweeping outward and upward motion with my left...

A sweeping outward and upward motion with my left hand ends with the hand atop my hat, as if I were afraid it would blow off. This also can buy some room.
09-04-12, 03:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,468
Posted By Lot's Knife

Few things make more sense than a bicycle taking...

Few things make more sense than a bicycle taking a lane.
08-24-12, 05:16 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 23,651
Posted By Lot's Knife

He took his syringe and went home.

He took his syringe and went home.
Forum: Commuting
08-24-12, 03:03 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,732
Posted By Lot's Knife

I prefer not to be aware of menacing things...

I prefer not to be aware of menacing things yelled at me or other audible attempts to startle me. Because I might be tempted to respond, I find these unwanted "overtures" to be dangerous.
Forum: Commuting
08-23-12, 06:07 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,732
Posted By Lot's Knife

My take is that "hearing certain things" —...

My take is that "hearing certain things" — particularly aggressive messages from motorists — adversely affects my safety.
Forum: Commuting
08-22-12, 06:36 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,732
Posted By Lot's Knife

What I've learned from this topic is that the...

What I've learned from this topic is that the deaf should never, ever consider riding in traffic. :roflmao2:
Forum: Commuting
08-21-12, 01:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,076
Posted By Lot's Knife

Are you looking for encouragement or simply...

Are you looking for encouragement or simply calling it quits? If the former, move left, if the latter, I hope this is the last topic you originate in Commuting.
08-15-12, 06:06 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,275
Posted By Lot's Knife

This is my approach as well. Pit bulls are not...

This is my approach as well. Pit bulls are not like other dogs. They lock on, and if you don't have a wooden spatula handy to pry his mouth loose, he can kill you.
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