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Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 656
Posted By jon c.

There's definitely a trend toward wider tires and...

There's definitely a trend toward wider tires and lower pressure. And charts that seek to demonstrate optimal pressure. What is really optimal depends on the construction of the tire, surface of...
Forum: Foo
02-14-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 335
Posted By jon c.

That concern always dissuades me from plugging my...

That concern always dissuades me from plugging my name into any such sites.
02-12-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,691
Posted By jon c.

The anecdote under discussion is indeed a single...

The anecdote under discussion is indeed a single circumstance. There's no need to create "statistics" to prove his helmet was not of benefit.
02-12-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,691
Posted By jon c.

It proves nothing of the sort.

It proves nothing of the sort.
02-12-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,691
Posted By jon c.

I don't think there is anything specific to...

I don't think there is anything specific to cycling here. Deaths from traffic accidents seldom draw criminal penalties unless alcohol or extreme reckless behavior is involved. Doesn't matter if...
02-11-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By jon c.

But the center is generally where the political...

But the center is generally where the political and business elite live, where amenities are located, and where good jobs are concentrated. It’s where most innovation occurs.

That really isn't...
02-11-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,175
Posted By jon c.

Managing the lawsuits will be an additional...

Managing the lawsuits will be an additional challenge:

Many experts consider motorized scooters dangerous, and operating them on the street is against the law in Florida...
Forum: Commuting
02-11-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,616
Posted By jon c.

49 cc scooters are pretty popular here. I...

49 cc scooters are pretty popular here. I suspect their popularity is why I don't see any e-bikes in these parts.
02-10-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 238,346
Posted By jon c.

Riding with a helmet is safer than riding without...

Riding with a helmet is safer than riding without one. No one can honestly dispute that. If you choose to ride without one, I have no problem with that. But all the rhetoric in the world about...
Forum: Commuting
02-09-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,020
Posted By jon c.

Scratches could be reliable if you remember them...

Scratches could be reliable if you remember them well. But if you just have "an odd feeling" that it is your old one, maybe you only sort of remember what they look like. You would probably have...
Forum: Foo
02-09-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By jon c.

It does take a long time for paint to fully cure....

It does take a long time for paint to fully cure. It dries in a day, but continues to harden for weeks. So it will peel or scratch more easily in the first week after it's painted. And that's...
02-09-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,310
Posted By jon c.

They certainly have an intense marketing...

They certainly have an intense marketing campaign. One might think the market for stationary bikes was a lot larger than the market for real bikes. Or that the profit margin is high enough that...
02-08-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,719
Posted By jon c.

The instruction conveyed by the statute is not...

The instruction conveyed by the statute is not unique to Florida. It's the norm in this country.
02-07-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 49,689
Views: 6,254,295
Posted By jon c.

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02-07-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,128
Posted By jon c.

They has a similar design in shorts. I almost...

They has a similar design in shorts. I almost bought a pair. Lost my nerve though.
Forum: Foo
02-04-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,724
Posted By jon c.

I thought that's what Amazon was testing, but...

I thought that's what Amazon was testing, but they are using another approach. Which seems to me a bit clumsy.

...
Forum: Foo
02-04-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,724
Posted By jon c.

I rarely use self check in part because it seems...

I rarely use self check in part because it seems I always have at least one item too light or too bulky to work with the weight sensors, so I need to have an attendant override the system. Which...
02-04-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,175
Posted By jon c.

If you want this communication to have any...

If you want this communication to have any impact, it has to contain useful and persuasive information. The constant refrain that there's a giant conspiracy against car free alternatives will...
02-03-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,905
Posted By jon c.

We have a relatively low cost service here. You...

We have a relatively low cost service here. You have to schedule a day in advance and they provide door to door service for $5 one way within the city and $12.50 in the county. This is available to...
02-03-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,718
Posted By jon c.

Fortunately, this doesn't happen often where I...

Fortunately, this doesn't happen often where I ride. When it does, there's nothing much you can do other than determine what your best course of evasive action will be in a worst case scenario.
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02-01-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,973
Posted By jon c.

Absolutely. Both due to road conditions and...

Absolutely.

Both due to road conditions and driver attitude and capacity. What works on my roads won't necessarily work elsewhere.
02-01-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,973
Posted By jon c.

The numbers may not lie, but they tell you...

The numbers may not lie, but they tell you absolutely nothing relevant to the discussion at hand. Conditions of course vary depending on locality, but where I live and ride I find that riding in a...
01-31-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,973
Posted By jon c.

I find the behavior of motorists indicates they...

I find the behavior of motorists indicates they understand perfectly well why I'm riding in the lane when I'm riding in the lane. Riding in a manner appropriate for the conditions works for everyone.
01-31-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By jon c.

It hasn't worked that way in much of the US. ...

It hasn't worked that way in much of the US. Small to mid sized cities, especially those that grew in the post war era, became very decentralized. The city I live in was substantially built after...
01-30-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,358
Posted By jon c.

If a man speaks in the forest and his wife is not...

If a man speaks in the forest and his wife is not there to hear him, is he still wrong?
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