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Forum: Northeast
08-15-13, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 426
Posted By The Human Car

I've ridden all the roads you mentioned but I'm...

I've ridden all the roads you mentioned but I'm not the best one to answer your question.

These guys should be able to help. http://www.potomacpedalers.org/
Forum: Foo
05-28-13, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 350
Posted By The Human Car

I had like 1700 in front of me and that took days...

I had like 1700 in front of me and that took days and days.
Forum: Foo
05-27-13, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 350
Posted By The Human Car

FWIW I've been http://theoldreader.com It took...

FWIW I've been http://theoldreader.com It took forever to set up (I assume mass migration from Google, so it might be better now) but once I started using it I like it.
Forum: Commuting
05-22-13, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By The Human Car

I'll note that with the police you should be fine...

I'll note that with the police you should be fine in avoiding a ticket but if an accident happens they could go all legal screwy with you. Some states specify the color (generally red) so that needs...
Forum: Southwest
05-01-13, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By The Human Car

I don't do off-road but maybe this might help....

I don't do off-road but maybe this might help. http://tucsonbiketrails.wikispaces.com/
Forum: Commuting
03-02-13, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By The Human Car

I am assuming the Homewood Campus 1. Not...

I am assuming the Homewood Campus

1. Not sure what what to recommend on where to live around there (all nearby areas are not that bad) but I would start with craigslist.
2. Baltimore Bicycle...
Forum: Southwest
02-14-13, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By The Human Car

http://www.arizonacyclist.com/

http://www.arizonacyclist.com/
Forum: Foo
02-11-13, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By The Human Car

I heard the latest version of Java fixes the...

I heard the latest version of Java fixes the security issues. Chrome asks me if I want to run Java for each website and it hasn't run in ages (except for the Java version check.)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-13, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By The Human Car

I cheated and took the train from Trenton NJ to...

I cheated and took the train from Trenton NJ to NYC. Easy one day trip. ;)

http://www.njtransit.com/rg/rg_servlet.srv?hdnPageAction=BikeProgramTo

Check with Biller's Bikes if they'll ferry you...
01-14-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By The Human Car

I'm not sure about Michigan laws but that sounds...

I'm not sure about Michigan laws but that sounds wrong to me. These links might be of interest:
http://iyield4peds.org/2012/06/surprising-aspects-of-florida-pedestrian-laws/...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
01-10-13, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 524,543
Posted By The Human Car

The two very pro-female rider shops I know of: ...

The two very pro-female rider shops I know of:
Penny (the owner) does fittings at Light St. Cycles http://lightstcycles.com/ (Baltimore)
Proteus was also known to be good for female fittings but...
01-02-13, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By The Human Car

Multi-lane, high-speed roadways made uncontrolled...

Multi-lane, high-speed roadways made uncontrolled pedestrian crosswalks unsafe. The motorist yielding compliance rates were less than 2% overall at these crosswalks....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-12, 10:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,170
Posted By The Human Car

http://i.imgur.com/HKvvt.jpg Aero bars are...

http://i.imgur.com/HKvvt.jpg

Aero bars are always good. ;)
10-10-12, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,027
Posted By The Human Car

My main gripe is why doesn't the Bicycle Friendly...

My main gripe is why doesn't the Bicycle Friendly State Program ranking reflect how well a given state is in accommodating cyclists?

There are lots of answers (justifications) on why that is but I...
Forum: Northeast
09-27-12, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By The Human Car

Mountain biking is pretty awesome near there:...

Mountain biking is pretty awesome near there: http://www.gpstrailsource.com/Maps.aspx?MapID=42
09-19-12, 03:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,173
Posted By The Human Car

FWIW My experience is such that trails with no...

FWIW My experience is such that trails with no centerline marking peds tend to walk in the middle making it difficult for cyclists pass with a safety buffer. Trails with centerlines peds tend to stay...
09-17-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 895
Posted By The Human Car

And in AZ... no charges. :/ SUV responsible for...

And in AZ... no charges. :/
SUV responsible for cyclist injury is torched minutes after accident (http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=166779536&sec=722714)
Forum: Commuting
09-17-12, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By The Human Car

Can you point to how to get the CSV file? That...

Can you point to how to get the CSV file? That would help a lot. Though I found when working with government if there is no direct link to the data you quote they tend to not believe you. :/
Forum: Commuting
09-16-12, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By The Human Car

The American Community Survey used to have a...

The American Community Survey used to have a table called "COMMUTING CHARACTERISTICS BY SEX" that contained the mode share of cycling as the main mode of transportation to work. But I'll be danged if...
09-14-12, 04:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,020
Posted By The Human Car

OK, I found this: ...

OK, I found this:

http://taxfoundation.org/article/state-gasoline-tax-rates-january-1-2012

So it's not most states that have sales tax.
09-12-12, 02:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,020
Posted By The Human Car

Sorry but state tax on gasoline is not sales tax,...

Sorry but state tax on gasoline is not sales tax, it goes into the HURF. http://www.azdot.gov/Inside_ADOT/FMS/Hurfund.asp
Completely different from buying a TV.
09-12-12, 11:39 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,020
Posted By The Human Car

I would support a "user fee" just like they do...

I would support a "user fee" just like they do for automobiles. So just as the gas you buy is exempt from sales tax and the tax that is collected goes into a specialty fund, do the same for cyclists,...
Forum: Commuting
09-03-12, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By The Human Car

http://youtu.be/C_TVhc3bFqM FWIW The Youtube...

http://youtu.be/C_TVhc3bFqM

FWIW The Youtube icon on the bottom of the video lets you "Watch on Youtube", where you can get this information.
Forum: Commuting
08-24-12, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By The Human Car

Mountain bike / cruiser transition video

Ages ago someone asked about this video and I finally found it... enjoy

http://youtu.be/C_TVhc3bFqM
Forum: Commuting
08-15-12, 09:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,799
Posted By The Human Car

My favorite is when I'm out on a long ride on the...

My favorite is when I'm out on a long ride on the weekend and get asked directions: "How should I know, I'm 40 miles from home." - That usually gets a great reaction.
08-14-12, 03:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,343
Posted By The Human Car

Or maybe their philosophy is by offending...

Or maybe their philosophy is by offending everyone they'll not offend anyone in particular? Anyway I don't know, this was also offensive and funny

http://youtu.be/vtP-S9OS0o0
Forum: Northeast
08-12-12, 10:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,070
Posted By The Human Car

Congrats on the 72 miles. It's Always...

Congrats on the 72 miles. It's Always exhilarating when you make a new milestone.

I didn't care much for the canal trail either, mostly because something with tank treads went through there...
Forum: Northeast
08-06-12, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,070
Posted By The Human Car

What he said... :)

What he said...

:)
Forum: Northeast
08-01-12, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,070
Posted By The Human Car

First note that I heard Biller's Bikes is no...

First note that I heard Biller's Bikes is no longer doing the bridge transport service but even so it would not hurt to contact them and ask. At least it might make a good place to hang out asking...
Forum: Foo
07-31-12, 10:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 636
Posted By The Human Car

This is what I want: ...

This is what I want:
http://youtu.be/2iZ0WuNvHr8

:D
Forum: Northeast
07-31-12, 09:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,505
Posted By The Human Car

This forum really needs a "like" button. Nice...

This forum really needs a "like" button. Nice post Ferdinand NYC
07-23-12, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By The Human Car

I've been using this...

I've been using this (http://www.amazon.com/Frogg-Toggs-Chilly-Cooling-Towel/dp/B0049RPBWW) in Arizona's 110 heat. I put it along my back (between shirt and skin.) Works for about an hour before...
Forum: Northeast
07-03-12, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By The Human Car

I'll note that the Capital Crescent Trail is...

I'll note that the Capital Crescent Trail is awesome after the fireworks (fastest way out of there.) Just make sure to have good lights and a rear blinky.
Forum: Northeast
06-20-12, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By The Human Car

That's one of my friends and his little one.

That's one of my friends and his little one.
Forum: Northeast
06-15-12, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By The Human Car

Tour dem Parks 2012 Post-Ride Photos...

Tour dem Parks 2012 Post-Ride Photos (https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150875889846935.412168.716711934&type=1)
Forum: Northeast
06-13-12, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By The Human Car

You might want to post in this thread:...

You might want to post in this thread: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/225536-Where-are-the-MD-people-s?p=14329472

A few live not that far from Hunt Valley.
06-05-12, 06:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,772
Posted By The Human Car

You have to keep in mind that the gas tax is...

You have to keep in mind that the gas tax is split between federal and state. So when a state says gas tax it's just their portion and does not include what the feds give back. To complicate things...
Forum: Northeast
06-04-12, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By The Human Car

This is the fellow who successfully settled two...

This is the fellow who successfully settled two Baltimore cycling fatality cases, I highly recommend.

Andrew G. Slutkin
Silverman Thompson Slutkin & White
201 North Charles Street, Suite 2600...
05-28-12, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By The Human Car

One of the fundamental aspects of GOOD advocacy...

One of the fundamental aspects of GOOD advocacy is to highlight what's good and what needs fixing... and that simply is not present when then things are lumped into general broad categories so no one...
Forum: Southwest
04-23-12, 08:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,379
Posted By The Human Car

I live in Mesa but I ride through Chandler all...

I live in Mesa but I ride through Chandler all the time on Guadalupe, panniers and areo bars, hard to miss. ;)

-=Barry=- (55)
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
04-20-12, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 524,543
Posted By The Human Car

I'll note I am making plans to be out in...

I'll note I am making plans to be out in Maryland, time frame ~ July 1-20. More details has I have them but we should get together and ride!

I will also note I'm looking for a floor to crash on,...
04-17-12, 12:28 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,874
Posted By The Human Car

The wonderful consequences of awarding contracts...

The wonderful consequences of awarding contracts to the lowest bidder. :notamused:
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
04-17-12, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 524,543
Posted By The Human Car

For Greaterbrown and his last avatar: ...

For Greaterbrown and his last avatar:

http://verydemotivational.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/demotivational-posters-untitled13.jpg

from:...
Forum: Northeast
04-03-12, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 610
Posted By The Human Car

This is a year old but it is the most resent...

This is a year old but it is the most resent action that I am aware of:
...
02-29-12, 11:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,693
Posted By The Human Car

My Mom tells a story how she saved her milk money...

My Mom tells a story how she saved her milk money to buy her first bike. At 85 she still rides to the store (1.5 miles round trip) and around her neighborhood (~2 miles) on her beach cruiser.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
02-29-12, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 524,543
Posted By The Human Car

Best response? Follow your gut. Traffic law...

Best response? Follow your gut.

Traffic law started out as limiting certain actions that have potential in causing harm. We are now at a point where our law makers focus on the action and not...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
02-28-12, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 524,543
Posted By The Human Car

Just to note that Senator Stone (Baltimore County...

Just to note that Senator Stone (Baltimore County District 6) is trying to repeal the manslaughter by vehicle law we just passed last year. Or more technically correct he is trying to raise the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-12, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By The Human Car

No interactive or location data but this is what...

No interactive or location data but this is what we have for Maryland: http://stko.maryland.gov/TrafficSafetyData/ProgramAreaBicycleOtherPedalcycleInvolved/tabid/193/Default.aspx
Forum: Northeast
02-16-12, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By The Human Car

I've been follow Yvette's recent adventures,...

I've been follow Yvette's recent adventures, really cool what Bikes for the World does. Let me know if you would like me to post this on Baltimore Spokes.
Forum: Northeast
01-23-12, 09:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,505
Posted By The Human Car

My time frame is 15 years since the last time I...

My time frame is 15 years since the last time I road NYC. And the number of cyclists that you see on any given day is just crazy compared to back then.
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