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03-22-17, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By geo8rge

Dockless bike sharing in China.

I searched the forums and did not find much on the subject so I posted this new article. Unlike bikeshares in NY, for example, which have massive docking systems to hold the bikes, dockless has an...
01-16-17, 06:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,943
Posted By geo8rge

The specific case is New Jersey, Squankum Rd rte...

The specific case is New Jersey, Squankum Rd rte 524 between Hurley Pond rd and the town of Farmingdale. But in the area, there are other cases where there is a useful shoulder on one side of the...
01-12-17, 10:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,943
Posted By geo8rge

Riding the wrong way on the only available shoulder.

There are 2 lanes of traffic going in opposite directions separated by double yellow lines.

The traffic is heavy including trucks moving at 40 to 50 mph, 65kph to 80 kph.

The lane with traffic...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-16-14, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,983
Posted By geo8rge

CarryAll Trike Tricycle Review.

I saw some open threads from years past that were unanswered, so I am writing a brief review based on fairly limited use by my mother while she was alive and myself.

My mother had a stroke so I...
12-01-12, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By geo8rge

Riding a Deer on a Bike

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=f0c_1354384710#comment_page=2

The long version: http://www.youtube.com/user/jsnasselin

One explanation is apparently in some locations you are not allowed to hunt...
12-01-12, 03:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,301
Posted By geo8rge

The late great Sheldon Brown wrote the last word...

The late great Sheldon Brown wrote the last word on chain maintenance: http://sheldonbrown.com/chainclean.html

As for me, why don't you just let the chain rust and then buy a new one. Most...
12-01-12, 03:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,339
Posted By geo8rge

big bicycle manufacturer that happens to be about...

big bicycle manufacturer that happens to be about 20 minutes from my house. - Talk to them ask them what you should do. Why don't you ty to work for them as a lwayer?

good starting point. - If...
11-09-12, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,017
Posted By geo8rge

Military Bike Bags

Military Bike Bags
http://www.bikehacks.com/bikehacks/2012/11/military-bike-bags.html
10-25-12, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By geo8rge

How “Safety” Requirements Make Your Car Less Actually Safe

Although about cars, the article is mostly about how higher impact safety standards cause smaller and more poorly placed windows reducing visibility. The dangers to bicyclists posed by "back-up"...
09-24-12, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 813
Posted By geo8rge

Search on [chicago bike coop] or similar for...

Search on [chicago bike coop] or similar for people that might help you.
09-24-12, 11:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 397
Posted By geo8rge

Skyride from Scott Olson of Rollerblade fame

Scott Olson seems to have a new creation. A pedal powered monorail looking thing. I wish him luck.

Website:
http://scottolson.com/skybike.shtml

News with video:...
05-07-12, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By geo8rge

TechShop manufacturing coop

Tom Walsh: Tinkering haven opens in Allen Park
http://www.freep.com/article/20120505/COL06/205050328/With-video-Tom-Walsh-Tinkering-haven-opens-in-Allen-Park

http://www.techshop.ws/
05-07-12, 09:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,081
Posted By geo8rge

Yes but but then you would need a new type of...

Yes but but then you would need a new type of derailer for the more precise shifting needs. I think what you suggest may be what is done in internally geared hubs, where they are able to better...
Forum: Northeast
05-07-12, 09:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 601
Posted By geo8rge

TechShop Brooklyn needs founding members

Homepage:
http://www.techshop.ws/

Interested In Becoming a Founding Member of TechShop Brooklyn?
http://techshop.ws/ts_ny.html

Tom Walsh: Tinkering haven opens in Allen Park...
04-15-12, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,191
Posted By geo8rge

score.org Make sure you talk to local...

score.org

Make sure you talk to local lawyers, insurance agents, and other business people first.

Consider a non profit organization like a bicycle co-op, which can pay you a salary equal or...
04-01-12, 02:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,407
Posted By geo8rge

Does the craigslist ad have enough info in it for...

Does the craigslist ad have enough info in it for the owner to find their stolen bike with a text search. Are there clear pics that the previous owner could use to identify it. A stolen bike would...
04-01-12, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By geo8rge

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wheels_of_Chance

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wheels_of_Chance
04-01-12, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By geo8rge

Back in the day you used to mount a map on your...

Back in the day you used to mount a map on your handlebars on a kind of lectern. Search on things like bicycle map mount, bicycle map holder, bicycle map case. Some store the map in a weather proof...
03-28-12, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,196
Posted By geo8rge

You want a steel frame, which should reduce the...

You want a steel frame, which should reduce the price of the bike. You should find a good LBS and talk to the people there.

I have not seen any steel wheel rims, but if they still exist you...
03-27-12, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By geo8rge

GPS tracker recovers stolen property

Not specifically about bicycles, and the GPS used is not mentioned, but it does prove GPS trackers can recover stolen property, so it could work for a bicycle.

GPS tracking device leads police...
03-27-12, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,171
Posted By geo8rge

I was able to check a bike into luggage. I had...

I was able to check a bike into luggage. I had no other luggage checked. My bike was a Strida wrapped in canvas.
Forum: Northeast
03-27-12, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By geo8rge

I was able to check a bike into luggage. I had...

I was able to check a bike into luggage. I had no other luggage checked.
03-23-12, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,171
Posted By geo8rge

Trailways (bus) charging $20 to store bike in luggage.

This increases the fair 50% for me.

Trailways charging $20 to store bike in luggage.

2) Bicycles may not exceed 8 x 32 x 60 inches, and must be securely fastened and wrapped in a box, canvas...
Forum: Northeast
03-23-12, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By geo8rge

Trailways charging $20 to store bike in luggage.

2) Bicycles may not exceed 8 x 32 x 60 inches, and must be securely fastened and wrapped in a box, canvas or other substantial material, so that, if the bike is stored with luggage, there will be no...
Forum: Northeast
03-23-12, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,315
Posted By geo8rge

I didn't ride from Newark last year. Before that...

I didn't ride from Newark last year. Before that I did not have any problems. You might to an internet search for crime and accident info. Remember the streets usually run parallel, so if you do...
Forum: Northeast
03-11-12, 06:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,315
Posted By geo8rge

think is actually route 35 which doesnt have any...

think is actually route 35 which doesnt have any shoulder - Usually there are parallel roads in the developments along 35. From South Amboy south you do not need to ride on 35 except for a stretch...
Forum: Northeast
03-09-12, 02:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,315
Posted By geo8rge

Search on Henry+Hudson for the bike path from...

Search on Henry+Hudson for the bike path from Matawan (NJT stop) to Atlantic Highlands and then the Jersey shore to Long Branch. You might prefer the seastreak ferry from Manhattan to Atlantic...
03-08-12, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,312
Posted By geo8rge

Spoke length calculators assume the spokes to not...

Spoke length calculators assume the spokes to not get longer when tensioned. The last time I built a wheel I used the stores suggested lengths as they guaranteed it would all fit together, so ask...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-12, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,184
Posted By geo8rge

Seems like a really an expensive way to get hold...

Seems like a really an expensive way to get hold of a Raleigh, since you can buy them off ebay. If British bikes are what he wants, go to Britain, they got piles of them there. So the whole story...
02-23-12, 10:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,450
Posted By geo8rge

Good luck with your endeavor, treat it like a...

Good luck with your endeavor, treat it like a business, contact score.org and local organizations like the rotary and chamber of commerce for ideas. Also talk to local government officials to make...
02-12-12, 06:40 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 27,447
Posted By geo8rge

IMO head and tail light laws are just pretexts...

IMO head and tail light laws are just pretexts for stopping and searching bicyclists.

I look for stories like this snippet.

Sunday, Jan. 22

Bike: Bridgeway and Coloma Street. Subject was...
Forum: Northeast
02-03-12, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,053
Posted By geo8rge

You might try posting on chowhound.com for food...

You might try posting on chowhound.com for food advice.

Since you are in midtown I suggest taking the #7 train out to queens. In queens it runs at rooftop height so you can see the sights. Go...
Forum: Northeast
02-03-12, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,053
Posted By geo8rge

Are you looking to bicycle? Where will you be...

Are you looking to bicycle? Where will you be saying? What kind of things are you interested in? For example what kind of food and how much per person can you pay?
Forum: Northeast
02-02-12, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,505
Posted By geo8rge

It varies by social class. I see more...

It varies by social class.

I see more bicycle commuting and use by wealthier individuals that can live in low crime areas near where they work. I also a lot of use by individuals I would...
01-28-12, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By geo8rge

Bicyclist kills teen robber on trail, police say

Victim kills teen robber on trail, police say
http://readingeagle.com/article.aspx?id=361536
01-22-12, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By geo8rge

It's not stealing if it is abandoned. The...

It's not stealing if it is abandoned. The definition of abandoned is not clear, but in this case they abandoned it. You have no right to chain your crap to a post in a public area of a city and...
12-29-11, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,032
Posted By geo8rge

Pedal-powered Porsche is world's lightest, slowest

http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-13746_7-20006474-48.html
12-21-11, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By geo8rge

If you remove it are there any markings? Even a...

If you remove it are there any markings? Even a serial number might mean something to someone out there.
Forum: Northeast
12-21-11, 05:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,716
Posted By geo8rge

Thanks for the heads up on wheelchair accessible...

Thanks for the heads up on wheelchair accessible being bicycle accessible.

One trick that worked for me is bring a colored plastic painters tarp and some bungie cords. Disassemble the wheels,...
12-19-11, 08:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By geo8rge

GoPro Helmet Hero has a 3D camera set up. A 3D...

GoPro Helmet Hero has a 3D camera set up. A 3D would be able to determine if something was 3ft away. Not sure if there is a way to automate it so you do not need watch the whole video. You could...
Forum: Northeast
12-19-11, 08:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,716
Posted By geo8rge

Is there a list of stations that reject bicycles?...

Is there a list of stations that reject bicycles? I know on the Jersey Shore line there are a few low level stations.
12-11-11, 02:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,503
Posted By geo8rge

Police killing deaf people. John T....

Police killing deaf people.

John T. Williams: Dashboard Video of SPD Shooting (AUDIO RIGHT CHANNEL ONLY)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcxqyp2wOzE

Detroit police kill deaf mute...
12-03-11, 09:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,807
Posted By geo8rge

Sell on ebay. Craigslist is only for local...

Sell on ebay. Craigslist is only for local sales, they say that on the site. Buyer should have traveled to you. Every time I have sold on CL they have asked for a discount. Since they travel to...
12-03-11, 09:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,708
Posted By geo8rge

Most likely the bike was abandoned for a long...

Most likely the bike was abandoned for a long time. It was an eye sore that caused the property owner difficulty. So if you feel sorry for someone feel sorry for the people who manage the nearby...
Forum: Northeast
10-30-11, 11:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,258
Posted By geo8rge

There are civil penalties for killing or injuring...

There are civil penalties for killing or injuring people or causing property damage, why isn't that good enough? Watch out what you wish for, if through some turn of fate you on your bicycle were to...
10-29-11, 11:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By geo8rge

Superbetter game used to recover from traumatic bicycle injury

Radio personality Alex Goldman had a bicycle accident and claims to be using video game SuperBetter to heal.

The Superbetter Diaries: Entry #1
...
Forum: Northeast
10-21-11, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,258
Posted By geo8rge

How much was the ticket for? Are you...

How much was the ticket for?

Are you required to go to court? Or can you plead guilty and mail in the ticket and payment.
10-17-11, 07:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,459
Posted By geo8rge

"Really? You volunteer at a coop and complain...

"Really? You volunteer at a coop and complain that coops take business from the tax base?" Yeah why not, the tax base issue is not the fault of the coop. Tax law and government regulation are the...
10-14-11, 04:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,006
Posted By geo8rge

I doubt the killer has much wealth, so if the...

I doubt the killer has much wealth, so if the family of the deceased wants restitution they are better off with him not being in jail.
Forum: Northeast
10-14-11, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By geo8rge

Consider a folding bike. These people...

Consider a folding bike.

These people might help with your plan, or sell you a decent used bike. DJs might rent. You could also bring your current saddle and maybe other parts if you want. ...
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