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Local 15 year Chicago Biker announces new ebook on Kindle.
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When would I tighten the adjusting screw for a Brooks saddle?
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Anne Alt replied to dan becco's discussion Any suggestions on what to do when drivers ignore my polite request to shut their car door?
"More often than not, these situations are about cluelessness rather than malice.  That certainly seemed to be the case with my situation.  Opportunities abound for teachable moments if we're up to the task. "
Jul 24, 2013
David Barish replied to dan becco's discussion Any suggestions on what to do when drivers ignore my polite request to shut their car door?
"If you are up for it the original post seems to leave room for a teachable moment as we likely have a clueless rather than evil motorist.  "Hey, one of us could get killed if you leave that door open.  I saw it but you don't want…"
Jul 24, 2013
Anne Alt replied to dan becco's discussion Any suggestions on what to do when drivers ignore my polite request to shut their car door?
"He was not. It was a narrow 2-way street, and he was parked at the curb, close to the intersection. "
Jul 24, 2013
Tony Adams 4 mi replied to dan becco's discussion Any suggestions on what to do when drivers ignore my polite request to shut their car door?
"Oh! that explains the Uncle Tom reference. You want a term for one of our own who tirelessly defends the status quo. Does this include the uh, people who think it is necessary to stop at red light and wait for the green even when there is no other…"
Jul 24, 2013
Reboot Oxnard replied to dan becco's discussion Any suggestions on what to do when drivers ignore my polite request to shut their car door?
"I suppose that anything is possible. As long as we're searching for alternatives to the probable, it could have been a Mini full of insane clowns looking to scatter bikers and pedestrians like skittles. "
Jul 24, 2013
bk (aka: Dr. Mambohead) replied to dan becco's discussion Any suggestions on what to do when drivers ignore my polite request to shut their car door?
"Dunno... here's some of what I've tried... ... first, formost? i thank the motorist for allowing me to use their roads. ... give them cookies. bakery items always get attention. ... give them the can of beer that is leaky ... chain…"
Jul 24, 2013
Reboot Oxnard replied to dan becco's discussion Any suggestions on what to do when drivers ignore my polite request to shut their car door?
"I think all of us don't have to imagine the circumstance you're talking about - we know it from first hand experience. The difference is this: nobody positioned in the left side of the lane in your scenario has to dodge an open door. The…"
Jul 23, 2013
peter moormann replied to dan becco's discussion Any suggestions on what to do when drivers ignore my polite request to shut their car door?
"Turn bars to left and advance around outside edge door. Conflict avoided! Works for me :)"
Jul 23, 2013

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Cyclocross
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Commuting

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