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Forum: General Discussion 12-21-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 426,658
Posted By Dovestrobe
Rude behavior.

Hi Setha!

I've had that same I thing happen to me several times. Knowing that they are merging into a solid white-lined lane, makes it definitely an illegal offense. Have you showed your video...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 426,658
Posted By Dovestrobe
Seriously though, even with lights I've had too...

Seriously though, even with lights I've had too many close calls. Never again!
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 426,658
Posted By Dovestrobe
Such an insidious strip of roadway to chose an...

Such an insidious strip of roadway to chose an upstream route. I've had several left hook scenarios on BH, avoided them by my vigilance of looking at the oncoming traffic and luck. Glad not to have...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 11-17-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,218
Posted By Dovestrobe
Talking This left cross London video demonstrates the...

This left cross London video demonstrates the scary good samaritan maneuver that ends in a cyclist being hurt.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQkKigg4v9c&feature=player_embedded

Heading south...
Forum: Tips & Advice 11-08-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,345
Posted By Dovestrobe
Talking I agree, great tip K'Tesh! Which reminds me,...

I agree, great tip K'Tesh!

Which reminds me, I need to record my bike's serial number and drop a note with my name, address, telephone info into my seat tube!
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,726
Posted By Dovestrobe
Exclamation Perhaps we as cyclists aught develop some wheel...

Perhaps we as cyclists aught develop some wheel sheering device used by crafty romans during chariot races. Would solve the ceaseless fly by rude behavior of other cyclists. A $2.50 bell has served...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 17,762
Posted By Dovestrobe
Did you suffer any injury and what does your bike...

Did you suffer any injury and what does your bike look like? Any witnesses?

Tips on handling a claim: you may have wanted to contact a lawyer prior to filing your claim with her insurance...
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Forum: Tips & Advice 10-24-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,110
Posted By Dovestrobe
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Forum: Tips & Advice 10-23-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,110
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Forum: Tips & Advice 10-23-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,110
Posted By Dovestrobe
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,735
Posted By Dovestrobe
Exclamation Don't let jerks ruin your ride! Go slower next...

Don't let jerks ruin your ride! Go slower next time and bring along a friend or two to slow down the lycra'd speedster!:)
Forum: All About the West Side 10-04-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,835
Posted By Dovestrobe
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4024/4313331788_d12...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4024/4313331788_d12de8e7c9.jpg

Reality, Bob...

Just thought you might want to lower your expectations just a little:)
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,263
Posted By Dovestrobe
Talking Artistic Cycling

Artistic Cycling is phenomenal. Sure makes typical hipster trick jerks look like amateurs!
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,124
Posted By Dovestrobe
Bike Hist. Netherlands

My jaw dropped watching this video. The history of bicycles in the Netherlands is entirely different than what I had imagined.
http://b.vimeocdn.com/ts/198/312/198312030_640.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,190
Posted By Dovestrobe
Good Point, Biciclero! Did you watch the...

Good Point, Biciclero!

Did you watch the video? There are many examples of separated bicycle lanes other than the photo I posted in my OP in the video.

The best example of a separated bike...
Forum: Tips & Advice 09-26-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,988
Posted By Dovestrobe
His name is Hal Ruzal and he has a tone of...

His name is Hal Ruzal and he has a tone of YouTube vids!
Forum: Tips & Advice 09-26-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,988
Posted By Dovestrobe
Smile Anti Theft Vid. Watch this and smile

http://www.bikeblognyc.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/20080324a_generalmeeting-225x300.jpg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryY-qMFLcfo&feature=player_embedded

Funny guy! Great advice!
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,190
Posted By Dovestrobe
I like the explosive canisters/barriers at the...

I like the explosive canisters/barriers at the road side they have in iraq. Quite the bike lane. What? That's not a bike lane?
Forum: All About the West Side 09-26-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,705
Posted By Dovestrobe
Yeah! I think using my machete to clear the...

Yeah! I think using my machete to clear the greens from the "Yield to Bikes" sign at the Bertha exit off of Capital Highway would definitely make a fine statement!:D To the motorists, your next if...
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,190
Posted By Dovestrobe
Smile Separated Bike Lanes are The Way to Go Portland!

I just think Portland is missing mark by not incorporating the ideal bike lane, especially on a thoroughfare such as Barber Blvd or 4th street downtown, a separated bike lane as this film eloquently...
Forum: Route Info 09-24-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,041
Posted By Dovestrobe
I rode the trail the day before yesterday and it...

I rode the trail the day before yesterday and it appeared that there might be some planned sewage excavation for this next week. My clue in this is that parts of the trail between 81st and 84th had...
Forum: All About the West Side 09-16-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,467
Posted By Dovestrobe
Smile I agree about Denny. That's why I'll use 105...

I agree about Denny. That's why I'll use 105 (southbound) to heather instead to avoid Denny altogether. Now I may, on a day with less traffic take 105 going the other way.


Another Fenno Creek...
Forum: Tips & Advice 09-16-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,628
Posted By Dovestrobe
Wink In my neighborhood one saturday I was heading...

In my neighborhood one saturday I was heading down Nevada SW when this cyclist without looking for traffic veers out in front of me. I simply said, "Wow, I noticed that you didn't look when you...
Forum: All About the West Side 09-16-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,467
Posted By Dovestrobe
Exclamation Best news ever! I've been riding Heather,...

Best news ever!
I've been riding Heather, avoiding Denny all along to meet up with the FC Denny trailhead, pretty pleasant...but this news is fine finery! I will definitely be around to check this...
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,001
Posted By Dovestrobe
Sure Edison invented the motion picture camera,...

Sure Edison invented the motion picture camera, however does he really resemble those cyclists? Or was he simply filming them?...
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