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Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,164
Posted By ChipSeal
It happens down in Texas too, but this incident...

It happens down in Texas too, but this incident was with a real off-duty cop and his imaginary laws he wanted to enforce!

http://chipsea.blogspot.com/2009/04/abuse-of-power.html
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,145
Posted By ChipSeal
http://books.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=11568&...

http://books.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=11568&page=24

TABLE 2-1 Highway Spending by Level of Government and Function, 2004 (Percent Distribution)

Federal, state, local, total
---1 ---37...
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,684
Posted By ChipSeal
You can recognize the bike thieves more easly......

You can recognize the bike thieves more easly... They are the guys riding a bike down the street with a ladder over their shoulder!:D
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2008, 03:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,521
Posted By ChipSeal
I am now reading section 3.6.2 existing...

I am now reading section 3.6.2 existing conditions and recommendations.

Horrible! Awful! They are contrary to the stated goals of improving safety!

An example:
"Many of Columbusís arterials...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,387
Posted By ChipSeal
Can you access his fuel tank? I recommend orange...

Can you access his fuel tank? I recommend orange soda. His car will break down sooner and be off the road.

And as a public service, please post pictures of the car and driver in this thread so...
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2007, 04:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,412
Posted By ChipSeal
A civil society needs the laws that govern it to...

A civil society needs the laws that govern it to be few and clear, so that all citizens can comply with it. When the laws become numerous, the effort required by the citizenry to know the law becomes...
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2007, 04:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,944
Posted By ChipSeal
One can have a plan. If I am riding and...

One can have a plan.

If I am riding and forced to stop, and attacked by someone on foot, this is my general plan- Raise my hands before my face with fingers extended and palms out. Shout "Don't...
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2007, 03:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,831
Posted By ChipSeal
Thanks son, I guess I'm just not "hip" to that...

Thanks son, I guess I'm just not "hip" to that newfangled slang! I shore do appreciate the schoolin'.

Y'all have a merry Christmas, hear?
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2007, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,342
Posted By ChipSeal
The easiest effective and inexpensive way to...

The easiest effective and inexpensive way to prevent right hooks is to simply prohibit right turns when a bike lane is present.

The fact that it has been actually done at certain high profile...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,831
Posted By ChipSeal
Howdy y'all! Down this-a-way in Dallas we...

Howdy y'all!

Down this-a-way in Dallas we have a specialized low tech de-vice called a "speed hump". This nifty critter allows motor vehicles to pass over 'em comfortably up to 25 MPH, whilst...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,909
Posted By ChipSeal
I understand your sentiment, but such legislation...

I understand your sentiment, but such legislation will lead to monstrosities like this:

http://www.bikexprt.com/bikepol/facil/franconia/franconia.htm

Cyclists interests will be better served on...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2007, 01:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,059
Posted By ChipSeal
Let's be wreckless out there!

Let's be wreckless out there!
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,083
Posted By ChipSeal
Hey, I'm a right-wing nut-job, and I take offense...

Hey, I'm a right-wing nut-job, and I take offense at your reference! ;)
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,128
Posted By ChipSeal
There is of coarse the practical application...

There is of coarse the practical application problems.

Are we going to regulate bicycles, or bicycle operators, or both? How is such regulation to be enforced? Who is to administer this program?...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,128
Posted By ChipSeal
TABLE 2-1 Highway Spending by Level of Government...

TABLE 2-1 Highway Spending by Level of Government and Function, 2004 (Percent Distribution)

Federal, state, local, total
---1 ---37 ---13 ---52, Capital outlay
---0 ---11 ---16 ---27,...
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2007, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,128
Posted By ChipSeal
So fairness dictates that cyclists need to...

So fairness dictates that cyclists need to licensed and taxed? Tell your relatives that they need to be careful for what they ask for: Fairness cuts two ways!

If cyclists are taxed, then we need...
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