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... or /1xg/ -> one by general. Share your stories about converting to the one and only, divine approach to drivetrain.

You can now get pic related for 40 freedoms. What is your excuse?
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>what is remarkable about that?
It gives you a wide range of gears, close steps and a straighter chainline.

1x btfo
1x has its time and place, but if someone needs a 52t cog as pictured in the OP, I believe that person has fucked up.
This. With a 32t front chainring what kind of dumb ratio is that?
nobody fucking cares
ride whatever the fuck you want and stfu

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How do I select a flight school, /n/?
It's a pain to get a license where I live so I thought to get to the US so I could get my license there. But how do I select a school? they all seem the same.
I was thinking on something in Alaska.
Don't fly. Its bad for enviorment.
>he doesn't want dump kerosene into atmosphere.
>Plane availability
>Maintenance records
What country are you from?

it would be most economical to go to Florida or a south western state. You’ll get your training done with minimal delays.

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My old ten speed's saddle to bar drop is greater than my fredsled's saddle to bar drop. AMA
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>he doesn't know
Quite the opposite, I would expect them to be a very leggy individual if they needed a smaller frame for its short reach

I do not follow cycling as a sport or culture, the only cyclists I know are the ones I ride with.
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>he really doesn't know
you're making him roll in his grave anon
He looks like a happy guy, I don't think he would be too bothered that I don't know who he is.
Good point, Sheldon was too good for this world. He would simply suggest to stop judging other bikes and just ride

Pic related Enviro 400 MMC.
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but there are no buses in sokyo
u better shut ur mouth u NIGGER
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You faggots get on one of these daily.

Internatonal buses 4 lyfe
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I've always loved the Leyland Lynx for some reason.

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I made a thing. This list includes all of the currently known steam train operations 15-inch/381-mm gauge or larger in the Anglosphere (US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand) and grades them to see which are the best. It has 420 lines and 851 locomotives.

How it works:
Each railroad is graded on bell curves for the age of its right-of-way (older = better), the main line's length (longer = better), the track gauge (wider = better), how many working steam locomotives it has (more = better), and the age of its oldest steam locomotive (older = better). Lines with higher scores have a large scope from a technical and operations standpoint, and they tend to fully immerse you in another time and place better than those with lower scores. That doesn't necessarily means that those with lower scores are bad railroads; they're just small potatoes.

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Obsolete for sure, but it's not dead by any means.
Shouldn't Strasburg be classified as Private since they do handle common carrier freight in addition to their passenger trains?
The mileage for the VMT needs to be updated since they own part of the Roanoke Belt Line now (even though they haven't ran anything on it yet).
"Private" in this instance means limited public access, like if it's a restricted maintenance/storage facility or someone's backyard.
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I believe we have video footage of OP shortly after he posted this thread.
I can't have models like that out, or else my kids will wreck them.

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Toronto transit thread, light rail/streetcar edition
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reminder to join the discord

What's Doug gonna do in Scarborough?
Who the fuck knows. Not even he knows.
Sink a FUCK LOAD of money into a 3 stop extension, fer shure dawg
they should have just converted it into LRT...

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Why are they the greatest frames ever made?

Something about them is so perfect. I don't think there is anywhere forward from the 100/135 utli-cross zenith mankind reached with the year 2000 release of the cross-check

it is the perfect bike for every imaginable purpose and amazingly everything since then has been a marketing gimmick dumped on top of the cross-check's already balanced and fully realized vision

gravel... cross check
touring... cross check
adventure... cross check
commuter.... cross check
s24O.... scross check
grocery getter.... cross check
road racer.... cross check
fixed gear.... cross check
single speed... cross check

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>this is the only bike I've ever had therefore it's the BEST BIKE EVAR!!!11!!
>A thread died for this
please KYS

> I call myself a cyclist but have never ridden a Cross-Check

> I'm gonna cry about it in a thread about the bicycle
Get help
no my bike is best.
The cross check looks like a good frame for a lot of things, but I've read that the rear triangle is *extremely* compliant and will flex like wet spaghetti when you put down real power. I feel like that would drive me mad if I tried to do any real efforts on it, but otherwise it looks like a very reasonable frameset to build up.
damn she is kinda a milf though

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For some autistic reason I decided to re-design Denver RTD's bus System. Here it is so far (pic related). I'm not done yet, though I would still like some input. I figured this would be an okay place.

For feedback, don't hold back. If you want more images I'll share, just won't share the original drive file because I made it with my personal email.
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>owns cars
I'm kidding, though while this thread is useless to you, your input is useful to me, even though you don't use public transportation.
Just cause I dont use it doesnt mean Im not all for it, just so we make the distinction. 1 less car is always welcome. Also I would be happy to use it if it was actually useful to me... but they never go where I need it to in a straightish path without 5 transfers, taking 3 times as long, and with the ability to hold a few hundred lbs of tools for work would be awesome. If I had an office job and had a simple route and could do some work on a laptop while I ride in an instant I would be on a bus... til then though.
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Huh some autistic reason, huh
til then indeed
Who does Denver consider to be their peer cities? What metropolitan areas and transit systems does Denver try to compare itself against?

>carbon fiber > aluminum > steel

Prove me wrong.
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After kickscooters you will be amazed how strong aluminium is.
But still, I'd prefer steel bike over aluminium, since they are cheap, and hobos won't do the needful and trash it into metal recycler for 1 beer.

why are surly owners obsessed with roadies?

You have no idea who you are speaking to
Where do you live? I am starting my third tour from Portland to Argentina next month.

I will stop at your house
Race you
On my steel LHT
Beat you
On my steel LHT
And record it for all of /n/ to see
Hope you're training hard
I'll be pushing 50lb for 8 hours a day (easy)

What do you consider the best uses of carbon?

I don't use it but I have in the past, considering order-of-safety:

* Light mounts
* Stem spacers
* Seatpost
* Crank arms
* Disc rims (or maybe, rear only?)
* Frame, when paired with a steel fork(?)

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Africa edition.

Old thread: >>1225282
Current thread: >>1256543
Future thread: ????????
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Either cagers who can't obey crossing gates or other trains.
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Can any English people tell me which city this is? It's along the River Ouse it looks like.

/upg/, is the right an improvement of the left?
It's York, as some very simple googling might have told you.
And it's impossible to say, I'd need much more information to judge that.
jesus christ thats horrifying
I saw England has 3 rivers called 'Ouse' and figured it wasn't worth the amateur effort so I referred to experts.

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Post things transportation-related and also relating to Santiago, Chile.

I just found out that a new metro line is going to open soon which is why I made this thread.
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No. Rubber tired metro has only one (1) benefit: it can attack steep inclines. No. Actually two (2). Brake distance is smaller.
Besides that, it is a giant disadvantage
>less efficient
>bumpy (no jokes, making rail straight is much easier, than making concrete pavement straight)
>rubber dust
>runs hotter
>unreliable in general
Op here. Line 3 of the metro just opened today.
Did you ride it yet?
>god tier
>doesn't mention one single advantage
see >>1277237
They're only superior as far as traction goes (grades, acceleration, braking). But other than the grades you don't really need more acceleration and braking, it only makes the ride uncomfortable.
Well, braking is nice to have, but in normal operation it is not needed, unless line has steep inclines.

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really makes ya think
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that is some high level bowlcut right there, most people don't know shit about cutting bowlcuts properly and they fuck it up but that one is _GOOD_
>really makes ya think
No it doesn't. I don't think about other people's haircuts. I generally don't think about what other people think, wear, buy, eat, drive, do in their free time, etc.
Catching the tram down to BWS to get grog? Truly an Australian /n/ feel
I though it was a hat. A flat cap hat to be precise.
I'm on line 1 and just copped a strong bowl cut.

Shout out to my melburnian /n/iggas

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old PYBT >>1272055

26er/boomer edition
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Not him but Santiago
nice pic!
I bought a Claris roadbike and but 2500 miles on it no problems at all over 11 months. It was even an old 2400 claris not the new R2000 claris that have the cables that go under the bar tape.

I like your bike. You probably got 10x the cost of it back in enjoyment. How do you shift the bike? Is it a 2x7?
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Since you are going for a bit of a retro look with the cages and bottle and you have an all-black bike I'd suggest getting a crazy colored retro bar tape.

My suggestion is to channel Mario Cipolini and rock some "Cinelli Zebra" bar tape.

Who else loves it when there is so much snow cagers can barely drive and streets are quiet. That's the time to take the fat bike out for comfy rides
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lel we had a snowstorm over the weekend and you just described my past few days. It was glorious
I fell on the ice and bent my big chainring. But it was a shitbike so NBD but a new crankset and install is gonna be 50 bucks

Thoughts on BART?
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Just read
I already did. Point?
That you're an illiterate, lazy cunt. You literally got told the answer once indirectly and once directly before becoming a total bitch, but decided to proceed anyway.
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first >>1276392
second >>1276449
pic related
No. The A units look fucking amazing.
Just look at a cleaner unit

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