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Bike Portland blog on blaming the victim

While digging into some cycling fatalities this morning, I happened upon this editorial/blog from Bike Portland about how the Marion County (OR) Sheriff's Department seems to have gone out of their…Continue

Started Oct 30

Vomit-inducing bike lock
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My son sent me this link this morning. Looks promising, though I do wish more extreme measures were legal.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by notoriousDUG Oct 24.

Urban Repair Squad
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We need the Urban Repair Squad in Chicago. They could fix that…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeremy Bloyd-Peshkin Oct 6.

London's Mayor Proposes Ban of Semis in London by 2020
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Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Another cyclist fatality
"Sneak a couple more in while hiding from the sea of Thanksgiving humanity... November 5, Kevin Fletcher, age 29, Macomb Township, MI November 5, Joseph Patrick Daniels, age 34, Austin, TX November 7, Gary Lewellen, age 47, North Union Township,…"
Nov 24
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Another cyclist fatality
"Been busy, and am getting a bit behind. September 17, Brian Guerrero, age 41, Huntsville, AL September 26, Christopher Turber, age 64, Makawao, HI October 27, Jack Meehan, age 31, Santa Cruz, CA October 28, Gilbert Gutierrez III, age 32, Costa…"
Nov 24
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Yasmeen's discussion Another Tragedy: Cyclist Dies in Mount Prospect After Being Hit By Lexus SUV
"What can we do as a community to raise awareness of all sorts of distracted driving? The distractions (mostly involving cell phones in one way or another) are ubiquitous, which would mean hammering on every police and sheriff to enforce existing…"
Oct 31
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Bike Portland blog on blaming the victim

While digging into some cycling fatalities this morning, I happened upon this editorial/blog from Bike Portland about how the Marion County (OR) Sheriff's Department seems to have gone out of their way in one incident to paint the cyclist in the worst light possible.…See More
Oct 30
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Another cyclist fatality
"October 22, Deborah Ann Wilkowski, age 62, Effingham County, GA October 24, Theresa Morales, age 33, James City, County, VA October 24, Steven Marsh, age 62, Perris, CA October 24, William A. Smith, age 22, Adams County, PA October 26, as yet…"
Oct 29
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Another cyclist fatality
"Catching up. A bit of vacation, a new job, a bike crash, you know, the typical stuff which distracts you. October 11, William Edward Vandusen, age 68, Ridgecrest, CA October 19, Michael David Wilson, age 50, Antioch, TN October 19, Timothy Michael…"
Oct 29
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Another cyclist fatality
"A later report identified the victim in the California City crash as Benjamin Jontae Lacey, age 21."
Oct 29
notoriousDUG replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Vomit-inducing bike lock
"I am wildly skeptical of their claim. One bad allergic reaction and there is a problem. Never mind that things being legal in no way prevents you from being sued."
Oct 24
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Vomit-inducing bike lock
"The company says they have verified it's legal everywhere they intend to sell the lock. I sent them a note asking about performance in temperature extremes, especially of the seals, but of the chemicals as well. No word back yet."
Oct 23
notoriousDUG replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Vomit-inducing bike lock
"I would be very skeptical about that not leaving you open to a lawsuit..."
Oct 23
Tom A.K. replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Vomit-inducing bike lock
"'Evil bike thieves' beware!"
Oct 22
Matt M. 18.5KM replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Vomit-inducing bike lock
"So when somebody locks their wheel without security skewers and someone takes off with the bike the lock is left with the wheel attached......"
Oct 22
Julie Hochstadter replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Vomit-inducing bike lock
"Just read this too.  Nice!"
Oct 21
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Vomit-inducing bike lock
Oct 21
Jeremy Bloyd-Peshkin replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Vomit-inducing bike lock
"I suppose that might happen, but I'd rather thoroughly scrub down my bike than not have a bike to thoroughly scrub!"
Oct 21
Yasmeen replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Vomit-inducing bike lock
"Very clever idea... That said, I think I'd be afraid the "Skunk Lock" would skunk up my bike if the lock was cut. :-("
Oct 21

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Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Distance
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I ride a bike in the Chicago area

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At 10:06am on December 6, 2013, Alex said…

"maxy, super maxy, mighty competition, super mighty competition, grand mighty (75?)..any others?" that's from a bikeforums thread. it seems like there are tons of variants on 'mighty' 'grand' etc. their model names are so grandiose. 

At 11:14pm on December 5, 2013, Alex said…

is that a mighty tour crankarm/spider?

 
 
 

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