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Forum: UK Yesterday, 07:14 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 0
Views: 27
Posted By Bret Cahill
"Car Biz Is Hell" -- Musk

Musk is the first person in decades to start a serious automobile brand and even he knows there's just something fundamentally _wrong_ with cars.

Has anyone in the bicycle industry said anything...
Forum: UK November 15th 18, 10:01 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 23
Views: 266
Posted By Bret Cahill
Why you don't ride in the door zone

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hw8Kzw60rE

Who was at fault and who should pay the bill?

The automaker.

They should have designed the driver side door handle to flash LEDs rearward if a hand...
Forum: UK November 15th 18, 01:51 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 19
Views: 253
Posted By Bret Cahill
Forum: UK November 9th 18, 03:08 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 19
Views: 253
Posted By Bret Cahill
LA Beats Out London, NY & All Other Cities In N. America & W. Europefor "Soul Destroying" Traffic

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2018-11-07/think-new-york-traffic-is-bad-try-bangkok-or-jakarta?cmpid%253D=socialflow-twitter-asia&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_med...
Forum: UK November 6th 18, 08:22 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 0
Views: 97
Posted By Bret Cahill
Weight Training Even Once / Week Reduces Heart Attacks By 50%

https://www.bicycling.com/health-nutrition/a24475008/strength-training-prevents-heart-disease/
Forum: UK November 4th 18, 06:14 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By Bret Cahill
Cycle shop closures

Following on from reports of the highest rate of local bike shop
closures last year since 1960 it has been reported that about half of
Evan's cycle shops will close in the near future.

...
Forum: UK November 4th 18, 06:09 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 15
Views: 309
Posted By Bret Cahill
Cyclists hold up traffic again

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdC2DdxbDwo

Great comment at the end if you want to skip.

Very scenic ride but no bike lane, no emergency lane, no shoulder, nothing but hair pin curves off...
Forum: UK November 4th 18, 04:40 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By Bret Cahill
Commercially Available Valve Stem Mounted Puncture Alarm

Or - notice the bike is handling strangely.

Do a video of a cyclist detecting a 20 kPa drop in pressure w/o a
pressure transducer.

If the cyclist can't detect a pressure drop,...
Forum: UK November 3rd 18, 06:38 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By Bret Cahill
Commercially Available Valve Stem Mounted Puncture Alarm

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2018/04/hands-on-quarq-tirewiz-cycling-pressure-sensor.html


It's assumed the cyclist pretty much knows what the pressure is at the
beginning of...
Forum: UK November 3rd 18, 06:33 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By Bret Cahill
Commercially Available Valve Stem Mounted Puncture Alarm

Or - notice the bike is handling strangely.

Do a video of a cyclist detecting a 20 kPa drop in pressure w/o a pressure transducer.

You can post the link to this thread!
Forum: UK November 2nd 18, 05:30 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By Bret Cahill
Commercially Available Valve Stem Mounted Puncture Alarm

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2018/04/hands-on-quarq-tirewiz-cycling-pressure-sensor.html

It's assumed the cyclist pretty much knows what the pressure is at the beginning of a ride, and, if no...
Forum: UK October 29th 18, 09:15 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 34
Views: 464
Posted By Bret Cahill
If Canada can do it

Legal weed in the US has led to a reduction in both drink and drug driving.

Prove it.


...
Forum: UK October 27th 18, 04:20 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By Bret Cahill
Woman, 60, jailed for running over cyclist she ‘thought he was a scarecrow’

A 60-year-old woman has been jailed for running over a man lying on the
road and driving off because she ‘thought he was a scarecrow’. Marian
Watt, of South Town Road, Alton,...
Forum: UK October 27th 18, 04:16 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By Bret Cahill
Woman, 60, jailed for running over cyclist she ‘thought he was a scarecrow’

A 60-year-old woman has been jailed for running over a man lying on the
road and driving off because she ‘thought he was a scarecrow’. Marian
Watt, of South Town Road, Alton, Hampshire,...
Forum: UK October 24th 18, 04:22 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 34
Views: 464
Posted By Bret Cahill
If Canada can do it

Why not UK

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45806255

Legal weed in Leftpondia has been proven to reduce drink and drug driving.

Is stoned driving better than drink-driving?...
Forum: UK October 15th 18, 04:56 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Bret Cahill
They're even shooting cyclists now in France

British mountain biker shot dead by hunter in French Alps.

A British mountain biker has been shot by a hunter in the French Alps.

The 34-year-old, named locally as Marc Sutton, was killed...
Forum: UK October 10th 18, 08:58 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By Bret Cahill
Mandatory Exercise

We have been told many times that cyclists should be forced to wear helmets for their own safety.
Yet many more people die from lack of exercise than lack of a cycle helmet.
If Cats and Dogs...
Forum: UK October 10th 18, 06:21 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By Bret Cahill
Fit as a cyclist?

Meanwhile, in other news (somewhere)

Actually a _lot_ of places.

, a man in his 50's dropped dead
while taking part in a gruelling sit on a sofa event.
Forum: UK October 9th 18, 04:49 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By Bret Cahill
London cyclist inches from being crushed by falling tree

A cyclist narrowly avoided being crushed by a falling tree in London in
this terrifying footage. They miraculously escaped being beheaded as the
routine tree-felling went horribly wrong. A...
Forum: UK October 7th 18, 06:49 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By Bret Cahill
Paths Not Promulgated By Officialdom

A farm road goes near the local Walmart. Walmart dug berms and put up barricades but motorists drive over the dirt and around the concrete. The obstructions decrease the advantage of the short cut...
Forum: UK October 6th 18, 04:21 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By Bret Cahill
Time for compulsory Golf helmets and safety glasses

One hole in Sandy Eggo is down in a canyon and residents _still_ complain about stray golf balls.

They need better golfers or more steel screens.
Forum: UK October 2nd 18, 07:04 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By Bret Cahill
Cyclist weaves in front of driver wanting to break the speed limit

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6226417/Cyclist-repeatedly-weaves-road-van-stop-overtaking-him.html

The speed limit does not matter if there's a cyclist on the road. The driver _must_...
Forum: UK October 2nd 18, 06:55 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 40
Views: 629
Posted By Bret Cahill
Angry Canal Man

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5fhZvH6RW0

On the plus side at least motorists can't drive into the canal like they do here in the valley.
Forum: UK September 25th 18, 05:37 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By Bret Cahill
Uber to focus on bikes and scooters over cars for short trips

Chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi says short car journeys in inner
cities during rush-hour traffic are "inefficient".

...
Forum: UK September 20th 18, 05:41 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By Bret Cahill
Pontevedra

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/sep/18/paradise-life-spanish-city-banned-cars-pontevedra

“How can it be that the elderly or children aren’t able to use the street because of...
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