"It's the "due care" part that I feel many cyclists forget about. From the motorists' point of view, some passing on the right looks reckless. Then they might tend to forget about *their* obligation to use due care. There may be…"
"A few days ago on the 10:00 news (Channel 5 IIRC) there was a segment on bikes with cameras. They showed some close calls, and a lawyer said when there was video evidence in a crash, there was much less trouble getting a decision in favor of the…"
"A simple switch, easily accessible from the bars, in the charging line would eliminate this problem unless it's the charging connector itself that shuts off the camera.
Alternatively, rechargeable batteries would be a possible solution. A spare…"
"What a difference a day makes! It was a bit of an effort getting from Union Station to the West Side UIC campus... see the attached image.
By day's end, this street was clear, and I was riding with my jacket open!
"Yes, you can. But falls are **MUCH** less likely. Common sense is required, and there is a learning curve to explore the limits of traction. But riding in the winter with studded tires means that instead of expecting to fall a few times each winter,…"
"Thanks for that tip! I've used KMC stainless steel chains on my (internally-geared hub) folders for years. They do well in the salt, but they are too wide for derailleur-based drivetrains.
The only other addition I'd consider for that…"