"The vice grips in lieu of the seat post clamp gives it some flare. Is that another pair plus tape as the front derailleur controller? You're probably right Dave, this might have been a scavenged piece that was repaired. …"
"Indeed, and as mentioned different people with different priorities, offer enough (at least we expect) pooled interest. My hunch is that like with the DNR, being able to pool a coalition of support sure goes a long way. "
"My hunch is you're right Argonne. From the active transportation alliance: "Drivers distracted by their devices are a well-documented, rising cause of traffic crashes, but there are a growing number of pedestrians, too, who can…"
"It is an interesting idea although it doesn't solve much of a pressing problem. It really would be nice to ride for a month across the country, but net gain of it versus the cost would vary greatly by person. As with many things,…"
More broadly, and maybe of help in circumstances such as these, general head protection is a good idea. A friend of the family suffered a nearly identical injury in the same circumstances while walking two dogs that got…"
"Or Fed-Ex, with even deeper pockets. See picture below. Possible outcomes include the suit being dismissed, or that it is found in favor of the cab company or delivery company. They'll bring their A-game to court to be sure and try…"
"One reason we didn't want the plastic bollards or concrete dividers is that the the city has to run out and buy more equipment (debt) to keep the bike lanes clear. Whereas now, the street sweepers and city plows can keep them clear, a…"
"Sure thing, this is a broader and related lament in that various businesses - not confined to the crew at Three Floyds - fancy themselves managing the environment outside their door, patios, patio attachments or rails, etc. and they have their…"
"In perhaps a related matter, I'm aware of more than one business that for one reason or another doesn't like bikes on sidewalks right outside their business. In some cases it's an issue of pedestrian congestion but there are other…"
"Are we trying to make the case that a bicycle and rider in a bike lane represents a clear and present danger to the cyclist, and therefor in the interests of public safety, cycling on city streets should be prohibited? If that's the goal,…"
"Yeah, that sentence isn't so precisely written - is it the bottleneck that sees that 100k weekend volume or is it the 18.5mile trail... But still.
Some other insights - The article notes that it a 1750 feet bridge costs…"