"Besides the good points you mentioned, I'd add:
* Always align plates so leading edge is perpendicular to traffic flow.
* When multiple plates are used, place them so joints align laterally, rather than longitudinally, to the flow of traffic.
"Looks nice. (But not what I'm looking for right now.)
A friendly tip for you or the new owner, go to your local hardware or auto-parts store and buy some "naval jelly" for that chrome. It will dissolve the rust away and…"
"Adam, this happens to me all. the. time. Most motorists, in my experience, expect cyclists to run stop signs. (Hell, I expect most cyclists to run stop signs.)
I've gotten into the habit of making a big exaggerated windmill…"
"I've never tried it, but I've always thought an alley-cat that has checkpoints on the top deck of several loop parking garages would be cool. (No elevators allowed!)
Some of these garages are 14+ stories tall.…"