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00s hybrids are the best all-around bikes. Prove me wrong.
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>>1262751
>if I live on flat, nice and well mantained roads everyone does
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>>1262753
lol 3rd worlders
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>>1262753
Unless you're riding over potholes that would throw you over the handlebars (in which case, you're riding wrong), you're doing yourself a disservice using suspension.
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>>1262753
>using suspension on poorly maintained paved roads (or even gravel roads other than fire roads and the roughest of forest service roads)
You're a massive fucking moron.
Poorly maintained roads means riding 28c instead of 23c or 32c instead of 28c. It means riding at 85psi instead of 100psi or 70psi instead of 85psi. It doesn't mean using fucking suspension you stupid fuck.
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>>1262620
Or a cyclocross bike. Specifically a commuter/touring style cx bike, not a race cx bike. Something like a Salsa Vaya would be a great option for you if you can afford ~$1000.
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>>1262696
You're a fucking moron.

The cup on my BB doesn't fit exactly flush into my frame, despite me having 2 spacers on. I'm wondering if this will cause my cranks to loosen faster as a result (nevermind the aspect of extra dirt inside BB bearings).

Does this look like too much space to anyone here, or am I being autistic again?
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drive-side
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That's what happens when your ride BMX you fucking fag
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>>1262109
If they feel like shit or wobbly then it'd be worth fixing if not don't bother. Use some grease to stop dirt getting inside.
>>1262126
Ass
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inb4 creaking

Will they be able to permanently transform the passenger transportation landscape in America? Any updates about these projects?
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>>1248579
That is not where Tulsa is. I'm surprised they even got Oklahoma City's location correct.
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>>1233371
>I know, I was surprised too. No-one thinks of Houston as a port city
Was this sarcasm?
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>>1248623
>You clearly have no idea about the retarded passive people that are the US population.
What are you talking about? Americans are the most aggressive NIMBY fucks in the world. If Americans were passive, like the Japanese and europoors, then they would already have high speed rail, like the Japanese and euros do. Just see >>1249582 as one of many examples. Americans are the kind of people who conduct armed insurrections because the government decided to build a dirt road on some guy's ranch (true story).
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>>1262180
Maybe I'm just an idiot, Anon, but I only realized the port of Houston was a thing after living there for four years.

I mean, the Ocean's an hour drive away. Unless you live south of the inner loop it's not really obvious we have such a long connection to it.
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>>1262203
You're right, passive was the wrong word to use. I meant a state of anti-rail NIMBY.

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Discussion thread for /n/ related anime. Yowamushi is still airing.
Last thread >>1145489
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>High school girls that doesn't have anything particular related to bikes are able to catch up with a running train
Is that a joke about narrow gauge railway?
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>>>/a/181700482
Both of them are for /k/ids, kids.
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>>1258285
See >>1262301
And for the GAF one, it's indeed a story structured with a male main plus a number of girls around, but the main pair seems to be the OTP kind.
But if anything can be said to describe the genre of the series, then tragedy will be the only precise word to be use.
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>>1262088
Don't discriminate against the space fisherwomen! They can bike as fast as the train if they want to!
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Are Japanese women not allowed to high-five men?

Like Atlanta has to be one of the worst planned city's in the united states.
>Peach Tree/MLK streets 90% of the time
>Rebuilt in the 50's so no public transit
>Barely any grid pattern
>Buckhead is growing into Atlanta causing the problems to grow worse
>Huge Public housing problems
>Lets build a ever expanding/growing highway in the middle of the town
>can build though the hospital causing a traffic jam that never goes away "Grady Curve"
>And THE BIG BLACK BISCUIT ALL OVER MARTA
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>>1259574
they did this same thing in tucson, gay pride crosswalk. 6 months later its really faded.
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>>1258821
Literally none of that is true, you shitdick. I hate this city too but don't make shit up. The only Atlantans that think they're sophisticated are the west coast refugee's and dickheads here for work.
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Yet the city have one of the largest public transportation hub in the world
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>>1258821
I just wanted to bump this thread to mention how true this post is
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>>1258837

Thats because big cities = cage cancer. Theres plenty of bikeable small cities like Savannah.

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Anyone here who rides bikes has NOT broken a bone?

I've broken 3 and all were on a bicycle.
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>>1260932
>pic of milk
You realize milk weakens your bones, right? The 'milk is good for your bones' lie is not only false, it's ironic and the complete opposite of the truth. Yeah milk has calcium but cow milk isn't good for humans and while it does contain calcium, it also leeches calcium from your bones and leaves your bones more brittle.
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>>1262186
I don't think so, otherwise I'd be brittle as a fuck now.
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>>1262201
You're not going to have brittle as fuck bones JUST because you drink milk, but they would be a bit stronger if you didn't drink it.
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>>1262182
[citation needed]
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>>1262209
>Weightbearing activities can be effective exercises to enhance bone health—particularly, those that involve jumping and impact loads (with greater strain magnitudes, rates, and frequencies).
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1941738109338823

This is also reflected in the fact that MTBers have higher bone densities than roadfags.
https://www.thebonejournal.com/article/S8756-3282%2801%2900704-9/abstract

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I like everything about this except that it only goes 50mph. What should I get instead?
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moar ccs?
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Big Ruckus, obviously

Hello, /N/. I question pop up in my head a while back and for the life of me, I can't find an appropriate answer. In a post-apocalyptic world, how would private transportation, or Public transportation re-emerge into a city-state society? Also, how would urban planning be like?
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>>1218277
Don't they deterioate
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>>1254020
>>1255966
Correct me if I'm wrong, but wouldn't it be easier to just make black powder?

Like, I really, really wouldn't want to be doing a nitration reaction without proper glassware and temperature control, and I also wouldn't want to be mixing high chamber pressures with homemade firearms.

>>1259891
It depends on where the road is, but generally the big thing that degrades roads is repeated loading and unloading stress caused by 18 wheelers.

So if everyone suddenly stopped driving on a road it might survive relatively intact, especially if you only need it to be good enough for horses.
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>>1255966
Am I a nigger if I don't know chemistry?
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>>1259977
Yes
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>>1218257
Would wood gas cars make a comeback

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October 28 at Chongqing, China, a bus carrying 15 people including the driver fell from a bridge into the river after crashing with a car. Because the river is 70+ meter deep and other complexity in environment, there are difficulty in search and rescue task, and they are unable to recover any survivor from the accident.

After they recovered the SD card from the remain of the bus, they are able to put puzzles together and tell what happened in the bus before it crash into the river.
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>>1261864
I am so tired of this fucking meme, the "city" of Chongqing is the size of Austria and is mostly unpopulated terrain. Chongqing the actual city has a population of 8 million
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>>1260487
advchina does good vids on china
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>something appalling happened in China

eeeh toughts and prayers
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>>1252502

You weren't expecting a race of insectoids to actually be civil with each other, right?
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>>1254157
Might be interested in this:
https://chublicopinion.com/2015/12/06/the-unbearable-coldness-of-being-chinese/

Rail push car on Alapayevsk narrow-gauge railway (Russia)
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>>1255427
No idea why they (sometimes) have helmets when they're on such a wide wheelbase and stuck on tracks. Other than that, it looks great.

I was touring when I passed a group of them and the riders-to-be getting some kind of introduction speech. I would have loved to have joined them, although their longest trip is only 26 miles.
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>>1255438
Risk of collision without signaling and only tool to prevent head on collision would be visual mean so the risk is kinda not low?
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Brayp
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>>1262565
>>1259979
You okay, BaconRider? Your posts seem to be missing that je ne sais quoi.

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Back by popular demand, ITT we discuss the greatest electrified railroad operation in world history. The proven corporate conspiracy to dismantle and abandon this operation, largely perpetrated from within the company itself by its own top-level officials, is one of the greatest crimes against humanity ever conceived and makes the Great American Streetcar Scandal look like amateurish in comparison.

Gone before its time, but not forgotten, the Milwaukee Road's Pacific Coast Extension lives on in the minds of all who encounter it. This thread is dedicated to the men and women who built and maintained this system, and the photographers who filmed and preserved this unique operation for posterity.
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>>1257125
Neat!
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>>1234410
F
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>>1238356
Nobody itt cares about the LGBTQIA+ Bydlo Railgay, so GTFO
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>>1234221
post them videos /n/igger

Considering we're mostly the products of English convicts/settlers and Europeans, you'd think we'd have a comfy af public transport system, yet it's terrible.

In my city of Adelaide, we have like six train lines (and one of those, the Tonsley line, doesn't even count cos it goes along the Seaford line before splitting away for like three stops before terminating), only one of them is electrified (the others are diesel powered) and the train cars look like they're straight out of the Soviet Union). Unlike in England where I could take a comfy train from London to York or some shit and see all sorts of countryside or whatever, in Adelaide it's nothing but concrete jungle and derroland (unless you're on the Belair line, but no one cares about that line). Honestly wanna live in England for a year or two, all I'd do is take kino as fuck trains everywhere and go all over the country.

On top of that, the stations are all run down and disgusting. The pic is of the station I'm going from or to regularly. There's derros everywhere, the lift is broken and smells like piss and shit and it's fucking disgusting. Why can't us Aussies have a kino train experience?

Also Australian transport thread. Talk about Aussie trains, trams, buses and other things about public transport in Straya.
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>>1259349
>getting mad because the government actually cares enough to reopen old lines
wew
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>>1260964
actually being mad they got closed in the first place. the VR should have been smart enough to see population growth
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>-26 bucks on my myki
That's going in the bin.
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The trains in Brisbane weren't too bad when I lived there. Used to live in the city, rode my BMX to the station, caught one train, transfered to another, then rode from the station to TAFE (community college).
I liked waiting at the station alone at night. Or coming into the city late in the afternoon around this one curve.
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>>1262289
You're the kind of guy who tries to catch a train to Seymour with $2 left on your Myki aren't you?

Comfy winter edition
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>>1261636
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>>1261130
Will interurbans ever make a comeback in North America?
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Illinois Railway Museum has rescued North Shore Line #172 (Cincinnati Car Co. b. 1920) from the Indiana Transportation Museum. The 98-year-old car hasn't seen the light of day in decades, and since it was never "modernized" like IRM's other North Shore cars, they're going to restore it to its 1930s appearance/configuration.
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Wish this turned out better, but I didn't have too much of a chance to take it. Not into railfanning, but hopefully y'all enjoy it.
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Note that the North Shore (>>1262546) and South Shore (>>1261198) had the same paint scheme when they were both owned by Samuel Insull in the 1920s and early '30s.

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Some politicians in Luxembourg expressed a desire to eliminate fares for all forms of public transportation.
https://bpaste.net/show/88e452af18ce
https://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/europe/luxembourg-set-to-make-all-public-transport-free-in-world-first-1.3721549
What do you think?
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One of the countries with highest taxes. Why not, their citizens like ass rape anyway.
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What about all the cross-border traffic?
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Fares in lux are already ridiculously low. They might as well eliminate them altogether.
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Fares aren't really part of public transit's problems, so I think that won't change anything.

That said, any attempts to increase ridership, if accompanied by increases in capacity, are good.
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>>1262393
>once you get to a certain scale, you NEED (((capitalism)))!!!!!!!!!!1!!
Nice try, glow-in-the-dark CIA gentleman.

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>your preferred mode of transport
>your political views
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>>1258387
>Bullet train
>Anarcho capitalist
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Bicycles and motorcycles, anarcho-capitalist.
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>>1261435
>excellent example of circular logic

omg a leftist is actually accusing someonee of circular thnking lelel

>HURR DURR YOU HAVE TO GIVE UP YOUR INDIVIDUAL LIBERTIES TO GET LIBERTATED (RAEPED)

So you FULLY ADMIT that the person HIJACKING THE SPACESTATION IS A HIJACKING THIEF!!

>all property is private property

ARE YOU REALLY CLAIMING THAT PROPERTY IS CLASSIFIED BY WHO NEEDS IT THE MOST AND NOT BY WHOEVER BUILT IT AND HAS THE PASSWORD?!?!??!?!?!? AND YOU CANNOT JUST FUCIKING CLAIM SOMEONE CAN HACK A PASSWORD!!! MY SPACESTATION WOULD HAVE SELF DESTRUCTOED YOU FUCKING FAGGOT!!! DO THE ALIENS THAT OWN COMPUTERS WITH ENTIRE UNIVERSE SIMULATIONS RUNNING ON IT NOT OWN THOSE FUCKING UNIVERSES!?!?

>You're here to wave your wrinkly black and yellow rattlesnake penis around.


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Bicycle & right-wing degenerate
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>>1258387
But I ride bikes and favour authority as that would mean less bicycle stealing


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