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Forum: Techniques August 12th 16, 03:02 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 96
Views: 2,581
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Suspended licenses, unlicensed, or improperly licensed driver?

Am 12.08.2016 um 14:49 schrieb jbeattie:
Again, I'm talking about liability coverage, e.g. you hit someone
while riding your bike. Auto policies typically will not cover that.
If you have an...
Forum: Techniques July 25th 16, 09:12 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 443
Views: 6,488
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Progress on Germany's 200 mile long bicyclebahn

Am 24.07.2016 um 05:36 schrieb John B.:

When we bought our first house the first priority was close enough to
schools that the kids could walk. And they did :-)

.... And then one kid doesn't...
Forum: Techniques July 25th 16, 09:06 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 443
Views: 6,488
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Progress on Germany's 200 mile long bicyclebahn

Am 25.07.2016 um 00:49 schrieb jbeattie:
On Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 9:53:03 AM UTC-7, Joerg wrote:
On 2016-07-22 20:04, John B. wrote:
On Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:47:08 -0700 (PDT), jbeattie

...
Forum: Techniques July 21st 16, 04:07 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 443
Views: 6,488
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Progress on Germany's 200 mile long bicyclebahn

Am 21.07.2016 um 16:46 schrieb Joerg:
* Much milder climate than most of the U.S.

Are you kidding? I vividly remember the harsh winters and the times
where I had to ride back the 20 miles...
Forum: Techniques July 7th 16, 10:16 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 443
Views: 6,488
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Progress on Germany's 200 mile long bicyclebahn

Am 06.07.2016 um 18:39 schrieb DATAKOLL MARINE RESEARCH:
On Monday, July 4, 2016 at 7:38:37 PM UTC-4, (PeteCresswell) wrote:
Per Rolf Mantel:
As you might see, in Germany they're not even...
Forum: Techniques July 4th 16, 09:23 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 443
Views: 6,488
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Progress on Germany's 200 mile long bicyclebahn

Am 02.07.2016 um 05:55 schrieb jbeattie:
On Friday, July 1, 2016 at 8:45:35 PM UTC-7, sms wrote:
On 7/1/2016 5:59 PM, Joy Beeson wrote:
On Fri, 1 Jul 2016 10:34:41 -0400, Frank Krygowski
...
Forum: Techniques July 4th 16, 08:51 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 443
Views: 6,488
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Progress on Germany's 200 mile long bicyclebahn

Am 02.07.2016 um 12:56 schrieb Sir Ridesalot:
On Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 6:21:29 AM UTC-4, Duane wrote:
Sir Ridesalot wrote:
No, I'm simply stating why he irks...
Forum: Techniques July 1st 16, 08:48 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 443
Views: 6,488
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Progress on Germany's 200 mile long bicyclebahn

Am 30.06.2016 um 23:46 schrieb Frank Krygowski:

Until someone proves to me that pedestrians are going to be
excluded, I'll believe that the thread IS about a multi-user path.

And it looks...
Forum: Techniques June 30th 16, 08:41 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 145
Views: 1,341
Posted By Rolf Mantel
visibility

Am 29.06.2016 um 15:47 schrieb sms:
On 6/29/2016 3:37 AM, Duane wrote:

snip

The condescension comes for denigrating the vast majority of the world's
cyclists for not agreeing with...
Forum: Techniques June 28th 16, 08:13 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 443
Views: 6,488
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Progress on Germany's 200 mile long bicyclebahn

Am 28.06.2016 um 06:13 schrieb Sir Ridesalot:
It's mostly a rail trail. Many of the train signals have been
left in place. If we really want to foster bicycle use this is
the way to do...
Forum: Techniques June 9th 16, 03:18 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 81
Views: 2,061
Posted By Rolf Mantel
riding on the sidewalk

Am 09.06.2016 um 16:11 schrieb jbeattie:
On Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 4:34:08 AM UTC-7, W. Wesley Groleau
wrote:
On 06-09-2016 02:04, jbeattie wrote (in reply to me):
If you're such an...
Forum: Techniques June 7th 16, 07:59 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 81
Views: 2,061
Posted By Rolf Mantel
riding on the sidewalk

Am 07.06.2016 um 06:38 schrieb Frank Krygowski:
On 6/6/2016 9:04 PM, James wrote:
On 07/06/16 09:15, Frank Krygowski wrote:
On 6/6/2016 6:56 PM, James wrote:

More people engaging in...
Forum: Techniques June 7th 16, 07:53 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 81
Views: 2,061
Posted By Rolf Mantel
riding on the sidewalk

Am 07.06.2016 um 00:56 schrieb James:
On 07/06/16 07:53, Frank Krygowski wrote:

I'm not saying there's no place where a cycletrack is appropriate. But
they are being tremendously...
Forum: Techniques June 7th 16, 07:49 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 81
Views: 2,061
Posted By Rolf Mantel
riding on the sidewalk

Am 06.06.2016 um 22:49 schrieb James:

They also said the danger was at crossings, so not along the path as
such, but where a road crosses it. IOW, the path isn't dangerous, but
the motorists...
Forum: Techniques May 13th 16, 10:16 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 99
Views: 2,444
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Study in to EU cyclist safety.

Am 13.05.2016 um 10:55 schrieb John B.:

I read an Australian study that showed that a significant number of
Australian bicycle accidents are associated with high blood-alcohol
levels.

Even...
Forum: Techniques April 29th 16, 10:17 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 213
Views: 1,998
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Ventoso blasts the use of disc brakes in the peloton

Am 29.04.2016 um 06:11 schrieb jbeattie:
On Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 8:30:54 AM UTC-7, Frank Krygowski wrote:
snip

The issue isn't the single side axle support. I once owned a
...
Forum: Techniques April 25th 16, 12:49 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 43
Views: 730
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Cyclist visibility

Am 25.04.2016 um 03:44 schrieb John B.:

It might also be noted that a lady walks on the left side of their
partner, which puts her on the side away from the road (in a normal
polite society)...
Forum: Techniques April 25th 16, 09:12 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Tracks vs. cyclists

Am 24.04.2016 um 16:52 schrieb Frank Krygowski:
http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/news/local/228-cyclists-crash-on-sheffield-tram-tracks-in-two-years-1-7871079

The photo looks scary...
Forum: Techniques March 29th 16, 01:34 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 126
Views: 2,394
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Tire Pressure and Sidewalls

Am 23.03.2016 um 16:56 schrieb Frank Krygowski:
On 3/22/2016 11:34 PM, James wrote:

However a small increase in tension over a few spokes does occur, which
is what I wrote above and provided...
Forum: Techniques March 29th 16, 01:04 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 126
Views: 2,394
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Tire Pressure and Sidewalls

Am 26.03.2016 um 22:44 schrieb Phil W Lee:
Radey considered Fri, 25 Mar 2016
20:02:24 -0400 the perfect time to write:

Phil W ...
Forum: Techniques March 22nd 16, 07:29 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 621
Views: 8,199
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Beyond the Autobahn: Germany's New Bike Highways

Am 21.03.2016 um 17:50 schrieb Joerg:
On 2016-03-20 10:01, jbeattie wrote:

Folsom has a population of 72,000. In 2010 it had a 1.2% mode share.
Let's give it a bump to 2% to adjust for the...
Forum: Techniques March 17th 16, 08:19 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 126
Views: 2,394
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Tire Pressure and Sidewalls

Am 16.03.2016 um 16:02 schrieb Frank Krygowski:
On 3/16/2016 2:25 AM, James wrote:

The question was of how tyre width and inflation pressure affect the
spring rate.

I suspect that it...
Forum: Techniques March 16th 16, 03:59 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 21
Views: 888
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Seattle's failing bike share system

Am 16.03.2016 um 16:21 schrieb Frank Miles:

It seems that the hills may matter:
http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/thats-how-we-roll-downhill-on-
a-pronto/

I don't know if there...
Forum: Techniques March 10th 16, 04:21 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 126
Views: 2,394
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Tire Pressure and Sidewalls

Am 10.03.2016 um 17:05 schrieb Joe Riel:
As long as the valve is closed, the tire is supported by the air volume
inside.
Only after opening the valve, the air will be able to move freely
...
Forum: Techniques March 10th 16, 03:52 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 126
Views: 2,394
Posted By Rolf Mantel
Tire Pressure and Sidewalls

Am 10.03.2016 um 16:47 schrieb Joe Riel:
Put the loaded wheel resting on a smooth flat surface in a pressure
chamber. Assume that the tire tread is smooth so that the contact
with the surface...
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