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10-20-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By Lostin76

Seems to be many reasons - they donít like the...

Seems to be many reasons - they donít like the mayor, so they engaged in unofficial strikes. He is a hard mayor to like, I get it.

Then, when they went nuts on protestors during summer of 2020,...
10-20-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By JW Fas

Cyclist run over three times...but it was an "accident".

https://www.ksl.com/article/50264472/roy-bicyclist-run-over-multiple-times-dies



Yet another example of why recurring road testing should happen once you reach a certain age. Sure, the driver...
10-20-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By Lostin76

Would be nice, wouldnít it? Cops donít do things...

Would be nice, wouldnít it? Cops donít do things like patrol or ticket here anymore. They sit in their stations or cars and stare at their phones all day. They definitely are not concerned about...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 462
Posted By pdlamb

I wouldn't expect anything to come of it, but...

I wouldn't expect anything to come of it, but report him anyway. You don't hit critical mass of reports if nobody adds mass!
10-15-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,566
Posted By rdlange73

Spring. TX is the same. Saw a lady on a yellow...

Spring. TX is the same. Saw a lady on a yellow bike a few days ago, pulling a kiddy trailer complete with flags and blinkys on the back. 10 min later on the way back saw the bike trashed on the side...
10-13-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,937
Posted By livedarklions

I must have missed the memo where you were...

I must have missed the memo where you were designated "The Guy Who Decides What Threads Are About." If we decide that particular rider was careless, so what? You really think we learned anything...
10-13-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,937
Posted By livedarklions

That's interesting because it is a regulatory...

That's interesting because it is a regulatory question--what is the coasting speed of one of those ebikes? Lowering it on the ride share bikes is a pretty easy technical fix.

I think you've...
10-12-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,937
Posted By 63rickert

Moving traffic is an interesting concept. I see a...

Moving traffic is an interesting concept. I see a traffic lane in the video. There does not appear to be a loading zone. In that neighborhood there might not be an unobstructed loading zone or legal...
10-11-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 866
Posted By Bald Paul

It's not about how fast you go, or how far you...

It's not about how fast you go, or how far you go. You're going, and you'll get better as you get more fit.
I used to compete in road racing, and even tried a couple of crits. Of course, that was...
10-11-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,400
Posted By Kapusta

What I find most interesting is how many people...

What I find most interesting is how many people are so triggered by the authors initial description of the interaction that they completely missed the point of the rest of articleÖ. if they even...
10-11-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,303
Posted By Maelochs

It suits your needs and provides you with all the...

It suits your needs and provides you with all the features you desire. You got the right bike.

Good for you.
10-11-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,937
Posted By 63rickert

Accident occurred at Lincoln & Wisconsin. Which...

Accident occurred at Lincoln & Wisconsin. Which is real different from “urban environment” or “Chicago” and even “Lincoln Park” does not tell much. If anyone wants to be at Lincoln &Wisconsin at all...
10-11-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,400
Posted By bargo68

"Unhoused". Makes me cringe, that one. I work...

"Unhoused". Makes me cringe, that one.
I work in downtown Berkeley and am literally surrounded by the HOMELESS problem for 9 waking hours every workday. It is grim. These people are suffering and...
10-11-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,400
Posted By BobbyG

How would the situation be different if the...

How would the situation be different if the "unhoused" person were an injured cyclist and the outreach worker were an Emergency Medical Tech. We can't know if the cyclist would have behaved...
10-11-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,400
Posted By ofajen

I ride a lot on MUPs so I pretty much accept that...

I ride a lot on MUPs so I pretty much accept that there will be times when I need to slow or stop for people. Yesterday I had to stop at a couple of bridges because there were families on the...
10-11-21, 05:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,400
Posted By livedarklions

It's one lane of a multi use path. "Blocking"...

It's one lane of a multi use path. "Blocking" one of the lanes in this manner is normal, and certainly can't be described as inhumane. It certainly isn't dangerous, and "rude" is really stretching...
10-11-21, 05:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,400
Posted By livedarklions

Uh, this is a MUP?! Having to shift lanes to...

Uh, this is a MUP?! Having to shift lanes to pass pedestrians is normal, if they were only taking up one lane, it doesn't matter if they're conversing or walking, the cyclist was full of crap...
10-11-21, 12:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,400
Posted By 70sSanO

It has been a long time since I rode the LA...

It has been a long time since I rode the LA River. But it is, as well as other other river trails in SoCal, basically a MUP which has varying degrees of people. As such you are always going to have...
10-10-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,607
Posted By JohnDThompson

The MUP is not the place to set personal...

The MUP is not the place to set personal performance records. People who are not willing to take it easy and show respect for other trail users should ride elsewhere.
10-10-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,607
Posted By gthomson

That's insane and maybe something to report to...

That's insane and maybe something to report to the authorities? verbal assault, especially to someone older than him? That kind of behaviour disgusts me and is unacceptable. Sure, maybe he was having...
10-10-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 497
Posted By guachi

Wife owns a Verve 2. The grips are nice. Ergon is...

Wife owns a Verve 2. The grips are nice. Ergon is better. If you have Trek Isogrip handles and they are working then no reason to switch. Otherwise, I think you'll be happy with Ergon grips and it...
10-10-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,607
Posted By Clyde1820

Fairly ridiculous behavior, clearly violently...

Fairly ridiculous behavior, clearly violently threatening. Had he made one solid "move" against you ...

Bully, definitely. He's going to meet someone who won't tolerate being victimized, at some...
10-10-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,566
Posted By tungsten

Sorry if this has already been posted.... ...

Sorry if this has already been posted....

https://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/133/210/934/?z00m=32873055&redirectID=3151423949
10-10-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,530
Posted By Dancing Skeleton

I'm always surprised when I read that people get...

I'm always surprised when I read that people get two or three chains per cassette.
I keep my chain pretty clean and check it regularly for wear.
I get ~2,500 miles on a chain and change it at most...
10-10-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 795
Posted By nycphotography

Where did I say dogs shouldn't be allowed...

Where did I say dogs shouldn't be allowed exercise? Exercise them approriately, in appropriate places, where allowed.

If I or someone have a fear of dogs, then it is our job to stay away from the...
10-10-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,530
Posted By shelbyfv

I haven't seen any posts in this thread that show...

I haven't seen any posts in this thread that show folks replacing parts "early." It seems most folks replace chains when they are worn to established limits and cassettes when they no longer work. ...
10-09-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,530
Posted By GlennR

But if you are out of the saddle when it skips...

But if you are out of the saddle when it skips you can go down and hit the pavement.
To me, cleaning and maintaining my bike is part of the experience
10-09-21, 04:48 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,937
Posted By livedarklions

This thread absolutely degenerated into...

This thread absolutely degenerated into victim-blaming. The word "blame" was explicitly specified.

If this subforum is supposed to be about advocacy, I don't think it's unreasonable to discuss...
10-09-21, 03:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,607
Posted By jppe

The fella is really angry about something...

The fella is really angry about something completely unrelated to cycling. I hope he can get it worked out before he hurts someone else and himself. Iím sure it affected your ride but you just...
10-08-21, 11:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,607
Posted By canklecat

The need for speed attracts jerks everywhere,...

The need for speed attracts jerks everywhere, every mode of conveyance.

Check out videos of the Nurburgring track during Touristenfahrten drives, when the infamously dangerous track is open to...
10-08-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 707
Posted By base2

Yep. Your resulta are about on par with...

Yep. Your resulta are about on par with expectations. 3-5000 miles for a right shifter is pretty common depending on how often you shift. I've never worn a left (front) shift cable. I'd venture 10k...
Forum: Touring
10-08-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By djb

blowboat/grandpa another obvious "don't do...

blowboat/grandpa
another obvious "don't do that", but I'll add another----Get a mirror and become comfortable using it competently.
Having a mirror and to be able to use while still riding straight...
10-08-21, 03:26 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,562
Posted By ShannonM

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/21_08_09_18_31_9ad888582c9dfb437632cdce23c441dfd52e38ea.jpg

I think my 1/2" PVC & 2 zip ties handlebar bag support is hideously ugly....
10-07-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,562
Posted By markk900

I'm OUT - that one really takes the medal!

I'm OUT - that one really takes the medal!
10-06-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,562
Posted By Deal4Fuji

GripShift ...

GripShift

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1638_8caa1ffb389812ea3fca31cf9df969e9c5042bda.jpg...
10-06-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,937
Posted By Daniel4

Hell no. The article says "...when a...

Hell no.

The article says
"...when a rideshare driver in a white Honda CRV pulled into the bike lane to let a passenger out."

Why would the cyclist be responsible for any blame if he was...
10-06-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,937
Posted By livedarklions

Oh, hell no. The cyclist had no reason to know...

Oh, hell no. The cyclist had no reason to know that someone would illegally open a door in a traffic lane. There is literally no part of that road that isn't a door zone if you have to assume...
10-06-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,562
Posted By jdawginsc

My entries... First up..the component...

My entries...

First up..the component specifically designed to induce the owner to pay to upgrade. It screams "Purposely designed to disgust" Yuck......
10-06-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,566
Posted By seypat

Meanwhile, we have a school shooting up in DFW. I...

Meanwhile, we have a school shooting up in DFW. I ask in all sincerity, which one is worse? Kids making bad decisions without thinking. Mods, you can delete if you feel the need.

The shooting...
10-06-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,566
Posted By denaffen

It IS a nice post, but "And before some of you...

It IS a nice post, but "And before some of you inevitably criticize me for being “pro-cyclist”..." raised an eyebrow. Is that such a bad thing that he needs to preemptively distance himself?
10-06-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,566
Posted By Daniel4

Nice post by the county judge. It should be...

Nice post by the county judge. It should be published in local and community newspapers as well as distributed when drivers renew their licences and plates.

Seems so obvious but a lot of his...
10-04-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By grizzly59

Maybe look at FC-M361 ...

Maybe look at FC-M361

https://mikesbikes.com/products/m361-acera-crankset-175mm-42-32-22?variant=19160244256835&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI3oD70J6y8wIVk7WzCh3TRQ5dEAQYAiABEgKJP_D_BwE
...
10-04-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,566
Posted By Paul Barnard

Charlie Thomas is right here in New Orleans. ...

Charlie Thomas is right here in New Orleans. He's fairly regular on a bike advocacy Facebook group that I belong to. He's the right guy to represent the cyclists.
10-04-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,566
Posted By Daniel4

Lots of vehicles, like school buses have blind...

Lots of vehicles, like school buses have blind spots on the front. That being said, when your vehicle is approaching a bunch of cyclists, blind spot or not, you know they are there.
10-03-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Also (1) better looks, (2) elimination of...

Also (1) better looks, (2) elimination of potential creaking from the riveted chain rings, and (3) the ability to setup as a 2X or 1X crankset if you do not mind the reduction in gear range and/or...
10-03-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,566
Posted By livedarklions

One of the news reports says this was one of...

One of the news reports says this was one of several coal rolling passes performed by this driver as he passed cyclists. If true, that's going to be a lot of witnesses blowing up his " I didn't see...
10-03-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By dedhed

Road or mountain?

Road or mountain?
10-03-21, 12:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By SoSmellyAir

You did not specify (a) what bottom bracket the...

You did not specify (a) what bottom bracket the crank arms are supposed to fit onto or (b) how many chain rings you wish to mount, but based on your reference to "entry level" and "riveted crankset"...
10-02-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,566
Posted By Rick

This malicious act turning into a blood bath is...

This malicious act turning into a blood bath is all to common. The thing that irritates me and some others is we hear and read about these incidents and seldom se justice for the injured parties. If...
09-30-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,566
Posted By SalsaShark

It bothers me that America views driving as a...

It bothers me that America views driving as a 'right' of sorts, and not an earned privilege. The fact that this driver's license was not revoked on the spot speaks volumes as to the indifference...
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