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Forum: Foo
06-20-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,537
Views: 108,356
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Ted!

Ted!
Forum: Foo
10-21-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,303
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

It's still the best sub-forum here.

It's still the best sub-forum here.
08-08-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

I think the speed limit there is 60 km/h but it...

I think the speed limit there is 60 km/h but it could be 50 - I drive that stretch often but I can't remember now.

It looks like it's a curvy-handlebar bike. Or at least the handlebars are curved...
08-08-18, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Cyclist killed in collision with vehicle in Delta, B.C.

Very close to home for me... https://bc.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1456519

They arenít saying much about it, but judging by the cones it looks like the cyclist ran the stop sign turning left onto...
06-25-18, 02:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,602
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

This thread reeks of digger sock.

This thread reeks of digger sock.
11-13-16, 08:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,542
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Ugh. Richmond council is seriously incompetent...

Ugh. Richmond council is seriously incompetent when it comes to cycling solutions. No doubt they'll spend millions now on a crappy MUP that roadies will still refuse to use.
11-11-16, 09:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,542
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Yeah it's the driver's fault, no doubt about it. ...

Yeah it's the driver's fault, no doubt about it. But when you combine inexperienced/agitated drivers with hundreds of recreational cyclists going in either direction on a skinny little dike road...
11-10-16, 11:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,542
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Yes, I could see this happening easily if he were...

Yes, I could see this happening easily if he were in fact passing another cyclist or group of cyclists going west. With the width of the lane, as a motorist you can't pass someone on a bike without...
11-07-16, 10:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,542
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Cycling crash victim remembered as 'super...

Cycling crash victim remembered as 'super positive, really smart guy' - British Columbia - CBC News (http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/cycling-crash-victim-remembered-1.3840965)
11-07-16, 08:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,542
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Interesting. Almost sounds like a crime of...

Interesting. Almost sounds like a crime of passion.
11-07-16, 08:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,542
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Yes, as previously mentioned.

Yes, as previously mentioned.
11-07-16, 02:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,542
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Yeah it's possible the curve had nothing to do...

Yeah it's possible the curve had nothing to do with it and the driver was either passing another cyclist or looking at his phone, or perhaps floored it and fishtailed. Who knows.

[edit] I think...
11-07-16, 12:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,542
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

I had the same thoughts exactly.

I had the same thoughts exactly.
11-07-16, 12:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,542
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Motor Vehicle Act...

Motor Vehicle Act (http://www.bclaws.ca/EPLibraries/bclaws_new/document/ID/freeside/96318_05#section183)
11-07-16, 10:38 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,542
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

You're missing the point here... the cop (and...

You're missing the point here... the cop (and myself) are talking about ways to reduce risk on the road, not about who was right or wrong or deserving of all the blame. We don't have the specific...
11-07-16, 10:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,542
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Especially since it's a double-yellow. Common...

Especially since it's a double-yellow. Common knowledge to anyone with a driver's license, but kids do make mistakes.
11-07-16, 09:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,542
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

This road is quite a gong show. I once saw a...

This road is quite a gong show. I once saw a near head-on collision where an idiot decided to pass me right in front of an oncoming vehicle. Richmond deliberately narrowed it years ago to...
11-07-16, 12:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,542
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Not blame at all, just pointing out that some...

Not blame at all, just pointing out that some activities are clearly more dangerous than others.
11-06-16, 11:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,542
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

What I can gather from the local news is that the...

What I can gather from the local news is that the driver was partially in the oncoming lane (probably to cut the sharp corner) and there just happened to be a pack of cyclists there going the...
11-06-16, 08:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,542
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Another dead in Richmond, B.C.

This was my favourite route when I was into road cycling.

1 cyclist dead, 2 seriously injured after Richmond, B.C. crash - British Columbia - CBC News...
Forum: Africa
06-17-16, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,224
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

I don't think recreational cycling is much of a...

I don't think recreational cycling is much of a thing in Africa.
Forum: Foo
02-08-16, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 952
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

It's hard to compare humans to bikes. A bike is...

It's hard to compare humans to bikes. A bike is something used by a human, but a human is not something used by a bike. Secondly, you can cook and eat a human but definitely not a bike.

When...
Forum: Foo
08-20-15, 05:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,416
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Probably.

Probably.
Forum: Foo
08-20-15, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,416
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

If this summer is a sign of things to come, I...

If this summer is a sign of things to come, I wanna kill myself.
Forum: Foo
08-20-15, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,416
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Because someone points to it as evidence of...

Because someone points to it as evidence of climate change, which then causes the denier trolls to start posting links of how it snowed somewhere in Australia, then hilarity ensues.
Forum: Africa
08-13-15, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,887
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Somalia is a must see.

Somalia is a must see.
Forum: Commuting
05-24-15, 04:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,793
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Hey joeyduck! I cleaned house on my yt account...

Hey joeyduck! I cleaned house on my yt account sometime last year and I think this one must have been included in the purge. I should really get my GoPro out again soon.

You're correct that this...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-15, 10:43 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,469
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

I live at the bottom of a steep hill, almost at...

I live at the bottom of a steep hill, almost at sea level. Work is also at sea level, and there are no hills on my commute. If my job were in the other direction... I'd rather walk.
Forum: Commuting
01-05-15, 11:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,152
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

I've often thought about cranking Slayer or...

I've often thought about cranking Slayer or something similar as I ride... strictly for the looks.
Forum: Commuting
01-05-15, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3,374
Views: 170,292
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Today was laugh-out-loud awesome. Constant rain,...

Today was laugh-out-loud awesome. Constant rain, and traffic was horrendous with crasholas everywhere. I rode through a couple humongous lakes that soaked me almost to the knees. Ahh, I'm 11...
Forum: Commuting
12-17-14, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 162,209
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

I'm amazed at how many drive in the dark without...

I'm amazed at how many drive in the dark without their lights on. It's gotta be at least 1 in 10.
Forum: Commuting
12-13-14, 07:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,962
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

http://s21.postimg.org/wgxwgrlg7/image.jpg

http://s21.postimg.org/wgxwgrlg7/image.jpg
12-13-14, 02:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,562
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

I purchased a new Jetta recently with a touch...

I purchased a new Jetta recently with a touch screen radio and don't find it to be any more distracting or dangerous than conventional buttons.

The Mazda I test drove, however, had a very...
Forum: Commuting
12-13-14, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 84,141
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

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Forum: Commuting
12-13-14, 12:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,962
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

I made it about 100 meters this morning before...

I made it about 100 meters this morning before realizing I had three twigs/branches stuck in my wheels. It's one of those times when fenders are a liability.
Forum: Commuting
12-12-14, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,510
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

I was tired of flats too, before outfitting both...

I was tired of flats too, before outfitting both my commuters with Marathon Plus more than a year ago. Haven't had a flat since.

I've found that every bike purchased in a store, even a high end...
Forum: Commuting
12-12-14, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,433
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

If you can increase the budget a little... ...

If you can increase the budget a little...

I'd get a high powered Light & Motion unit like perhaps the Urban 650 and just run it on the lowest setting or blink mode most of the time - you should...
Forum: Commuting
12-12-14, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 162,209
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Today was great - warm and rain-free. My stupid...

Today was great - warm and rain-free. My stupid brake broke again. I need to take it in to the shop.
Forum: Commuting
12-11-14, 11:56 PM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 162,209
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

We're just getting it right now.

We're just getting it right now.
Forum: Commuting
12-11-14, 10:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,538
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

That's quite a heavy bus... I can imagine what...

That's quite a heavy bus... I can imagine what the passengers look like.
Forum: Commuting
12-11-14, 08:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,538
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Yeah, the newest version for the latest consoles...

Yeah, the newest version for the latest consoles has first person mode which is a hoot. I suppose at some point I should actually try to play the game as opposed to dicking around on a squeaky...
Forum: Commuting
12-11-14, 09:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,538
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

No shiny racing kit?

No shiny racing kit?
Forum: Commuting
12-10-14, 10:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,538
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

You can mess things up pretty good: ...

You can mess things up pretty good:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_v4GnT11GI&feature=youtu.be

:p
Forum: Commuting
12-10-14, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,538
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Ahh yeah that's doable... I'll try it and see...

Ahh yeah that's doable... I'll try it and see what happens.
Forum: Commuting
12-09-14, 08:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,951
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

3 cars. We could sell one but our daughter will...

3 cars. We could sell one but our daughter will be 16 in a month...
Forum: Commuting
12-09-14, 08:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,538
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Yeah motorcycles are really the way to go for the...

Yeah motorcycles are really the way to go for the freeways... you feel like a neutrino getting across the city... but that wouldn't have belonged here.
Forum: Commuting
12-09-14, 08:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,538
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

You didn't see my hand signals?

You didn't see my hand signals?
Forum: Commuting
12-09-14, 09:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,538
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

My outlaw commuting video!

Inspired by the excellent @JoeyBike (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=95183) series, I decided to make my own outlaw commuting video.

There is a bit of cursing in it, so please protect your...
Forum: Commuting
12-05-14, 09:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,699
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Just don't be one of those high power nighttime...

Just don't be one of those high power nighttime strobe people. I friggin hate that.
Forum: Commuting
12-04-14, 11:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,640
Posted By Mr. Hairy Legs

Sorry, this is the best I can do. ...

Sorry, this is the best I can do.

http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x202/professor1942/20141204_123436_zpslaqyz2cn.jpg
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