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06-15-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,069
Posted By Chistophe516

10MPH is too slow. 15+ is what do. ...

10MPH is too slow.

15+ is what do.

Having to slow down suddenly, on a bike path. Because of pedestrian, or a dog, is the problem. But also, going at at speed, on a bike path. Is riskier...
06-13-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,069
Posted By Chistophe516

My aunt being a retired RN, is another story.

My aunt being a retired RN, is another story.
06-12-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,069
Posted By Chistophe516

A recumbent would definitely mess with my...

A recumbent would definitely mess with my balance. I am staying on the road. Recumbents are like a small recliner on two wheels.
06-12-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,069
Posted By Chistophe516

He completed the Back Roads Century in...

He completed the Back Roads Century in Shepardstown(WV), back in 2018. So he has been on the road before. But the BRC is mostly closed routes(25mi., 35mi., 50mi., 65mi.). So, He has never actively...
06-12-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By Chistophe516

That reminded me of back in the early 1970's. ...

That reminded me of back in the early 1970's. When I was washing my dad's MG Spirit. I must have become bored. Because, I took the water hose, and put it up the tailpipe with the water running. I...
06-12-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,069
Posted By Chistophe516

Think of it this way: 1. My (road)racing...

Think of it this way:

1. My (road)racing bike was 3x8, when I bought it in 2003. In 2010, I had it changed to 2x10.

2. When I start, I am usually in 3rd, not 1st gear. I save 1st gear for...
06-11-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,069
Posted By Chistophe516

That is how I overcome my balance problem at...

That is how I overcome my balance problem at speed.
06-11-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,069
Posted By Chistophe516

Stopping/starting is the easy part. It is steady...

Stopping/starting is the easy part. It is steady speeds at -15mph, that cause a problem. I counter the problem by going faster.
06-11-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,069
Posted By Chistophe516

No it isn't!!!:mad: It has to with physical...

No it isn't!!!:mad: It has to with physical health issues, I have had, since the day I was born(1967)!!!! I don't wobble on the road, because I don't go slow!!
06-11-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,069
Posted By Chistophe516

Yes, My uncle n' aunt, who live in Carolina...

Yes, My uncle n' aunt, who live in Carolina Beach. Want me to come down there (I am in Chatham County) for a visit. But, My experience with bike paths'. Is far less favorable, than riding on the...
06-11-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,069
Posted By Chistophe516

True While 15mph is what I said, for the...

True

While 15mph is what I said, for the bike trail. You are right that it could be different.

I hope it is that simple.

Agreed

That is why I asked the question. I need to go fast, to...
06-10-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,069
Posted By Chistophe516

Speed limit on bike paths' in NC

I am looking. Because, Unless I am wrong, it is 15mph. If anyone knows' different, I would appreciate you letting me know.


TIA
06-08-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,540
Posted By Chistophe516

Definitely not stupid, but not analytically...

Definitely not stupid, but not analytically observant.
06-06-21, 02:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,343
Posted By Chistophe516

Good to know.

Good to know.
06-01-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By Chistophe516

Rest In Peace

Rest In Peace
05-30-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,343
Posted By Chistophe516

Can you provide a picture of your bottle cage,...

Can you provide a picture of your bottle cage, and of your water bottle? The bottles'(Gatorade, seltzer water, etc.) from the grocery store, even in the small sizes. Are not made for bottle cages'...
05-30-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,540
Posted By Chistophe516

I wasn't doing either. I was thinking about the...

I wasn't doing either. I was thinking about the DPD officers' behavior in the two-abreast formation(in the video), and if they had been single-file. That is not embellishing.
05-29-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,540
Posted By Chistophe516

Watch the video again. At 00:10, the cyclist...

Watch the video again. At 00:10, the cyclist says "Christ!!", when reacting to the first DPD officer passed dangerously close Then, At 00:45-00:47, the cyclist said "I was a foot away from the...
05-28-21, 12:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,540
Posted By Chistophe516

I said "nearly". How is that...

I said "nearly". How is that unrealistic?
05-28-21, 12:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,219
Posted By Chistophe516

#6 n' #7 I did by mopping the floor. #8 n' #9 I...

#6 n' #7 I did by mopping the floor.
#8 n' #9 I never did.
05-23-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,619
Posted By Chistophe516

The article made my jaw drop. Mr. Murray...

The article made my jaw drop. Mr. Murray definitely seemed like someone who was nothing but a big bully. RIP to Mr. Oliver.
05-23-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,540
Posted By Chistophe516

I watched the video of DPD passing the cyclist....

I watched the video of DPD passing the cyclist. The problem is a double-edged sword. While riding two abreast, actually caused the officers' to slow down. They nearly sent the cyclist over the...
05-22-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,219
Posted By Chistophe516

Yes. That was part of my job. But not being a...

Yes. That was part of my job. But not being a parking attendant
05-22-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,219
Posted By Chistophe516

Locale, Also makes a difference. In 1985, I was...

Locale, Also makes a difference. In 1985, I was living in the MD suburbs of the MD-DC-VA region. They still don't have a 'parking attendant' at the stores. Because, 'Parking Attendant' is not...
05-16-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,219
Posted By Chistophe516

That is a stretch. When I worked at Safeway in...

That is a stretch. When I worked at Safeway in the 1980's. I was a 'Courtesy Clerk'. My job responsibilities were:

1. Rounding up the carts from the parking lot

2. Bagging groceries at...
05-16-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,619
Posted By Chistophe516

Very well put.

Very well put.
05-16-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,850
Posted By Chistophe516

From your initial description. Were you in the...

From your initial description. Were you in the right tire track, or the left tire track? I ask, because. If you were in the right tire track. The other cyclist could have thought you were just...
05-16-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,619
Posted By Chistophe516

I am glad you survived both times.

I am glad you survived both times.
05-16-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,219
Posted By Chistophe516

Where you are, the ignorance towards' cyclists'...

Where you are, the ignorance towards' cyclists' is almost stratospheric. Do you have a camera on your bike? So, You could potentially catch the parking attendant in the act.
05-15-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,219
Posted By Chistophe516

Another thing to take into account, is. That it...

Another thing to take into account, is. That it is an affluent community. The $ that is spent at that location. Is bound to be high. So, They can afford to have a parking attendant. Whereas, A...
05-15-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,219
Posted By Chistophe516

I did a location count from their website info....

I did a location count from their website info. They have 360 locations spread across fourteen states(AL, AZ, CA, DE, FL, GA, KS, MD, NM, NV, OK, PA, TX, VA). They aren't going to care about problems...
01-08-21, 02:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,421
Posted By Chistophe516

I tried that about 10yrs. ago. The headband kept...

I tried that about 10yrs. ago. The headband kept falling off. So, I gave up on that idea.
01-05-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By Chistophe516

I always TAKE something when I am going...

I always TAKE something when I am going somewhere, I....TAKE THE LANE. A tape measure is useless, at speed. A cyclist using a tape measure at speed. Would not survive.
01-04-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By Chistophe516

The 'Close Pass' laws, are useless. They don't...

The 'Close Pass' laws, are useless. They don't take into account, a driver having to gauge distance, through the passenger-side door panel.
01-04-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By Chistophe516

It is worse than, that. A driver has to gauge...

It is worse than, that. A driver has to gauge three feet, at speed(15-50mph). When the passenger-side door. Blocks a motorist from accurately seeing how close they actually are to a cyclist.
01-02-21, 05:43 PM
11-29-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,061
Posted By Chistophe516

Bingo!! Reflectors on the bike are useless.

Bingo!! Reflectors on the bike are useless.
11-24-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,061
Posted By Chistophe516

Not just daytime. But until, that is done. ...

Not just daytime.

But until, that is done. There is no visible sign. That something is wrong. Lights will become dimmer, as the light is obscured
11-24-20, 03:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,061
Posted By Chistophe516

Reflective tape is different from reflectors....

Reflective tape is different from reflectors. Because of being able to put it anywhere, and however you want. But reflectors(apart from reflectors on the wheel spokes) cannot be moved, brightness...
11-16-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,426
Posted By Chistophe516

I am not the only one. HD3andMe, What was...

I am not the only one.

HD3andMe, What was said here ^^^^^, is how helmetcam videos make me feel.
11-15-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,283
Posted By Chistophe516

Too much medical information access

Too much medical information access
11-15-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,426
Posted By Chistophe516

Nope. The helmetcam, is subject to the reactions...

Nope. The helmetcam, is subject to the reactions of the cyclist. When they hear, see, feel something suddenly. By moving their head. A chest-mounted camera isn't directly affected by the senses of...
11-15-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,490
Posted By Chistophe516

The OP said: While the OP admits that he...

The OP said:


While the OP admits that he assumed it was the same truck. The driver of the 'second' truck only stopping, and getting out. But not coming directly to the scene. Is suspicious...
11-14-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,426
Posted By Chistophe516

Both the videos linked below, are while rider is...

Both the videos linked below, are while rider is on a mountain bike.


The title of the first video link. Speaks for itself. The second video link shows how less shaky a Chest Strap makes the...
11-13-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,426
Posted By Chistophe516

That is why I use a Chest Mount Strap. Both...

That is why I use a Chest Mount Strap. Both steady, and captures bad drivers on camera. I don't want drivers to be bad. They just do it.
11-13-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,005
Posted By Chistophe516

:thumb:

:thumb:
11-12-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,374
Posted By Chistophe516

I blame the truck driver. Because, Knowing that...

I blame the truck driver. Because, Knowing that the cyclist was on the right, the driver should have waited.
11-12-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,426
Posted By Chistophe516

Another reason(but not the main reason) that I...

Another reason(but not the main reason) that I use a Chest Mount Strap. Is that, the abdominal region of the body absorbs the shaking caused by road conditions, better than the head. The head is not...
11-11-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,426
Posted By Chistophe516

No disagreement about Mexico. While using a Chest...

No disagreement about Mexico. While using a Chest Mount Strap position, might give the impression video inaccuracy. ATST positioning the camera on the helmet, while the main intention of the...
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