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Cycling needs a dismount.

This is one of the larger persisting issues in cycling in need of a solution even more than we need non-flattening tires. The dismount, the moment / phase when the cyclist leaves the bike and comes…Continue

Started 3 hours ago

Glow in the dark path.

It would seem to be of limited use after the sun goes down, glow in the dark products not being long lasting, still, would be cool.…Continue

Started Nov 13

Ghost Peloton / Bike Light Art Project

Has some of that "Olympic Opening Games" feeling…Continue

Started Nov 13

Solar Powered Bike Path (Holland, of course)
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Started this discussion. Last reply by rwein5 Nov 10.

 

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Cycling needs a dismount.

This is one of the larger persisting issues in cycling in need of a solution even more than we need non-flattening tires. The dismount, the moment / phase when the cyclist leaves the bike and comes to a stop.Cycling is an activity of velocity, motion. There are times when your finding your way through roads and traffic and, really, as you swoop left, swerve right you feel birdlike.  On occasion with the wind at your back on a good day you grind out miles and it would not surprise you to look…See More
3 hours ago
Haddon replied to Rob D.'s discussion HELP! Expert suggestions needed for cold hands/fingers!
"Where, specifically, can I get these in the city? Anyone know? Thank you. "
Wednesday
Haddon replied to Marc A. Irwin's discussion So I went to the doctor the other day...
"When I go donate blood my BP is usually 70/110 and a bit ago did a lung capacity thing and results were for someone 15 years younger. Though my body fat is more than 6% (though that is going down now that I have eliminated sugar from the diet -…"
Nov 22
Haddon replied to Rob D.'s discussion HELP! Expert suggestions needed for cold hands/fingers!
"A cousin has Renauld's, the neat thing is seeing his hands go from pale white to pink under the kitchen faucet He had luck with microwaveable hand warmers, not sure what…"
Nov 21
Haddon replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Hurt notably less compared to yesterday.  I wonder of the calories I burn what % is for locomotion and what % to maintain body temperature. "
Nov 20
Haddon replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"For as dry and tight as I get I think if I rode a bit longer I could just turn my legs into the equivalent of Beef Jerky."
Nov 19
Haddon replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"I don't get cold hand issues but rather cold toes and have taken to the classic (moms) plastic baggy technique.  When people say "you rode?"  I answer "Yes and or some reason I am just famished for seal meat" which…"
Nov 19
Haddon replied to Justin B Newman's discussion Wicker Park's Stroller Gang
"Arrests made, http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/Arrest-Made-in-Connection-with-Stroller-Gang-Theft-282873421.html Two people were arrested Sunday in connection with a theft by what has been dubbed the "Wicker Park Stroller…"
Nov 16
Haddon replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"It's strange to get home and be both frosty cold and wildly thirsty.  Cold being pretty good at extracting moisture from the body."
Nov 16
Haddon replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Decently long ride, toes got painful and saw less than half a dozen bikers."
Nov 15
Haddon replied to John Greenfield's discussion Ideas for a transportation-related holiday gift guide?
"Pre-Paid Cycling Tickets (Think of it as a gift card for the Lawbreakers among us) "
Nov 14
Haddon replied to Lee Sam's discussion 207mph ... on a bike.
"Might have been posted before but it fits here. "
Nov 13
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Nov 13
Haddon replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Yes, not to be overly wordy about it: It hurt."
Nov 11
Haddon replied to Joe Schmoe's discussion Molly Glynn's Husband Sues Forest Preserve Disctrict
"Hey reboot, Let us know when you get clipped by a car and we can all go "Big Car + Fast Street + Big Idiot + No Class = Natural Selection." "
Nov 11
Haddon replied to h' 1.0's discussion (-: (-: The Happy Thread :-) :-)
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Nov 10

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At 9:45pm on September 18, 2014, Tandemonium said…
I like the cut of your jib. Excellent 'shop skills.
 
 
 

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