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10-31-15, 06:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,619
Posted By Chris516

Finally. I was living in Duluth a decade...

Finally. I was living in Duluth a decade ago(Nov.'02-Jan.'07). Their biking infrastructure was not like this video. Necessarily. There is the covered bridge for cyclists' and pedestrians that...
10-31-15, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 752
Posted By Chris516

So, They better give a turkey then.

So, They better give a turkey then.
10-31-15, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By Chris516

Was the riding of a bike to cross the border, to...

Was the riding of a bike to cross the border, to pass by the border guards? Or was it not a problem for people to do that before drugs became such a 'hot commodity'?
10-31-15, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 752
Posted By Chris516

Your intentions are definitely commendable. The...

Your intentions are definitely commendable. The problem is. Some drivers don't give a turkey. They could care less about a 'good samaritan' on a bike. Sometimes, It makes me emotionally wish I...
10-30-15, 03:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,369
Posted By Chris516

This is more than sad. It is criminal. But the...

This is more than sad. It is criminal. But the ICBC doesn't care. I know it sounds opportunistic. But since the ICBC didn't find the driver at fault for crossing the line and killing the...
10-29-15, 08:13 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,399
Posted By Chris516

A bike running a red, won't do much damage to a...

A bike running a red, won't do much damage to a car. But a car doesn't need to run a red to damage a bike.

He had a good list:
10-29-15, 06:16 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,399
Posted By Chris516

Bring a shovel with you. So someone can scrape...

Bring a shovel with you. So someone can scrape your carcass off the road.
10-29-15, 04:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,824
Posted By Chris516

I could care less about angry motorists honking...

I could care less about angry motorists honking at me. They can swallow my gas. They can have their gas and eat it too.
10-28-15, 05:05 AM
10-27-15, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 714
Posted By Chris516

Wow Even though it was 30+yrs. ago. I lived...

Wow

Even though it was 30+yrs. ago. I lived in Brattleboro, near the music center. Back then, one could commute however they wanted to, and not have to worry about their safety. Times have...
10-27-15, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,161
Posted By Chris516

Don't run either.

Don't run either.
10-27-15, 01:00 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,592
Posted By Chris516

While I like the fact that the motorist even took...

While I like the fact that the motorist even took the time to make the suggestion. The Dollar Store? Even dumpy Walmart is better than the Dollar Store.

He must have been hit hard where it...
10-26-15, 12:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,592
Posted By Chris516

Say something. Who cares if it ticks him off. ...

Say something. Who cares if it ticks him off. You are caring about another cyclist. They should be grateful. Otherwise, They should be handing you a shovel. To scrape their carcass off the road...
10-25-15, 07:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,061
Posted By Chris516

I agree 100%

I agree 100%
10-24-15, 02:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,398
Posted By Chris516

The only way a bi-directional bike lane would...

The only way a bi-directional bike lane would work. Is if it is segregated from the main flow of traffic by concrete. Otherwise, One bike lane, on each side of the road, and not in the 'door zone'.
10-23-15, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,119
Posted By Chris516

Or..... Ja Herr creep!!(German)

Or.....

Ja Herr creep!!(German)
10-23-15, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By Chris516

I updated Chrome, and the usual updates for my...

I updated Chrome, and the usual updates for my Edge 500. Like you mentioned, GE works on my Edge 500.
10-23-15, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By Chris516

Angry Garmin Communicator Plugin

If anyone uses a Garmin bike computer and Google Chrome as their web browser. That seemingly will no longer sync the data to Garmin's website. Here is the reason why:

04/27/2015
The Garmin...
10-23-15, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 809
Posted By Chris516

The bike rider you encountered was certainly...

The bike rider you encountered was certainly taking a lot of risks for nighttime riding. To say nothing of street lights not illuminating every bad spot in the road.
10-22-15, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By Chris516

The more 'garbage' the auto-makers put in their...

The more 'garbage' the auto-makers put in their 'vehicles'. The more that a vehicle(even commercial trucks) will operate like airplanes. Even with something similar to TCAS(Total Collision...
10-21-15, 08:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,042
Posted By Chris516

You can also choose, or not choose, to ride on a...

You can also choose, or not choose, to ride on a MUP.
10-20-15, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 25,569
Posted By Chris516

I went to my locale Performance location...

I went to my locale Performance location yesterday to casually(need is not pressing at the moment) look at some bike helmets w/ n' w/o MIPS. The helmets w/ MIPS, didn't seem any better. Than those...
10-19-15, 07:08 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,467
Posted By Chris516

Malarkey you say. Have you ever seen a uniformed...

Malarkey you say. Have you ever seen a uniformed officer come to a department/precinct, in their uniform and police cruiser? That had not started their 'shift'? But was already in their police...
10-19-15, 06:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,816
Posted By Chris516

[/QUOTE] I agree with both here. Sometimes I...

[/QUOTE]
I agree with both here. Sometimes I have been stuck in traffic and I will be sharing the lane with a motorcyclist. While waiting for the traffic to progress forward. I will see the...
10-19-15, 08:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,816
Posted By Chris516

YIKES!!!! Sharks in a community pool, or in...

YIKES!!!! Sharks in a community pool, or in personal pool, lol:roflmao: (you didn't say what kind of water)
10-18-15, 03:15 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,467
Posted By Chris516

Regardless of the off-duty officer's temperament,...

Regardless of the off-duty officer's temperament, morality, judgment, or restraint. Off-duty officers' don't carry a pair of handcuffs. Which makes me wonder if the 'said' officer. Was actually an...
10-16-15, 11:11 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,467
Posted By Chris516

While I get the evidence. I don't react 'in the...

While I get the evidence. I don't react 'in the moment'. Except for the occasional WHAT!!!!. I don't have the time, on the road. For a long drawn out discussion about the driver's errant,...
10-16-15, 09:50 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,467
Posted By Chris516

It is situations like this. That makes me glad I...

It is situations like this. That makes me glad I asked my parents' for, and was presented with, a GoPro Hero 4 Silver. For my birthday back in May.

While I understand why he hit the...
10-16-15, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By Chris516

I hope the cyclist recovers from his injuries,...

I hope the cyclist recovers from his injuries, and the perp is caught.
10-16-15, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By Chris516

Take a look at my response. It is #17...

Take a look at my response. It is #17 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=17) in this thread:...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,494
Posted By Chris516

[/QUOTE] 1. Yes. #1...

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1. Yes. #1 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) : The old lady wasn't paying attention; #2 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2)...
10-15-15, 06:53 AM
10-15-15, 05:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,229
Posted By Chris516

I would expect that attitude of motorists' in the...

I would expect that attitude of motorists' in the U.S.. Since this is in Stockholm(Sweden). It is even more disgusting, and appalling!!
10-14-15, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,153
Posted By Chris516

Wrong link, my mistake. But I am glad she was...

Wrong link, my mistake. But I am glad she was convicted.

That was not my intention. I meant to post the one I was told about. When I talk to the friend that told me about it, later today, I...
10-14-15, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,153
Posted By Chris516

Another cycling fatality

Drunk Driving Accident Kills Tucson Cyclist - Tucson News Now (http://www.tucsonnewsnow.com/story/5761116/drunk-driving-accident-kills-tucson-cyclist)

"December is already off to a deadly start...
10-13-15, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By Chris516

Interesting:)

Interesting:)
10-13-15, 09:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,546
Posted By Chris516

The only responsibility, I would think. Is...

The only responsibility, I would think. Is potentially repetitive alterations in lane position. But as for a motorist being angry. That is their problem. Not mine. Because, Taking the lane, is...
10-12-15, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By Chris516

That effort, is semi-subjective. Those confined...

That effort, is semi-subjective. Those confined to a wheelchair or walker, still need to go on the bus. Because I think they would not be able to use a recumbent bike. Even if it was adapted for...
10-12-15, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By Chris516

Jaywalkers:notamused: I nearly hit two today on...

Jaywalkers:notamused: I nearly hit two today on my ride to the pharmacy. They were lucky I wasn't in a motorized vehicle.
10-12-15, 10:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,935
Posted By Chris516

Neither the cyclist, nor the pregnant woman was...

Neither the cyclist, nor the pregnant woman was the salt of the earth in this incident. Sounds like they would be perfect for each other. Don't hit a pregnant woman(even a woman shouldn't hit a...
10-12-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,939
Views: 261,841
Posted By Chris516

I use a helmet so I don't get another TBI. But...

I use a helmet so I don't get another TBI. But the first one was due to brain operations connected to a (congenital)brain aneurysm, and (congenital)hydrocephalus.

Agreed
10-11-15, 12:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,688
Posted By Chris516

[/QUOTE] :thumb:

[/QUOTE]
:thumb:
10-11-15, 12:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,935
Posted By Chris516

Cyclists' like him are a collosal embarrassment. ...

Cyclists' like him are a collosal embarrassment. Regardless of the locale.
10-11-15, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,139
Posted By Chris516

OTOH, pedestrians have ROW(Right-Of-Way). ...

OTOH, pedestrians have ROW(Right-Of-Way).

OTOH, pedestrians still need to be aware of ROR(Right On Red) vehicular traffic.

From your details. It sounds like they had the walk sign. So, They...
10-11-15, 05:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,546
Posted By Chris516

Ignorant motorists', who could care less about a...

Ignorant motorists', who could care less about a cyclists' well-being, when passing them. Is only the first part of it. The second part, is actually in deference to the motorist. By my taking the...
10-11-15, 04:17 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,688
Posted By Chris516

On the stop sign, sounds like you will definitely...

On the stop sign, sounds like you will definitely be fined on that. In terms of not understanding what the officer was saying. That you will have to prove.
10-10-15, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,067
Posted By Chris516

The OP should go to a reputable LBS to get bike...

The OP should go to a reputable LBS to get bike components. Apart from Bike Nashbar, stay away from making online purchases for bike components.
10-10-15, 08:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,655
Posted By Chris516

I don't, but do, let it go. The most I do is say...

I don't, but do, let it go. The most I do is say 'WHAT!!!! and keep going.
10-10-15, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,067
Posted By Chris516

I have had the same frame since I bought my...

I have had the same frame since I bought my Specialized Allez Triple in 2003. Sure there was a recall in 2012. But that was nine years after I bought my bike and it didn't concern my model or year...
10-10-15, 01:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,546
Posted By Chris516

I don't have a fear of angering a motorist. I...

I don't have a fear of angering a motorist. I could care less about their anger. I challenge you to define 'extreme' in this case. Because, What is extreme to you. Is a safety maneuver on my part.
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