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Governor Gavin Newsom (D) officially put CAHSR out of its misery today.
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brightline already runs empty

if they do an ipo they cant make up their ridership numbers anymore
Don't worry mate, it's not like America will be relevant then. The future will be a struggle between China and a Global German-led free trade alliance
Fuck off reatrded. It's connected to the tracks Amtrak uses beyond d this segment.
Everyone ITT has checked his Twitter by now right and the "clarification" he made, right? He basically said he supports CAHSR 100% and his plan (CV first, then valley to valley) is what CHSRA's plan always was. Everything will continue according to schedule, coming up soon are the EIRs for Pacheco which will hit at about the same time the SJJPA considers putting existing San Joaquins onto CAHSR tracks. Newsom will then have to conjure up funding for Pacheco tunnels in his next budget, with construction starting in about 2021 and lasting thru 2026. Tehachapi's EIR is expected to be done in 2021 for a build from 2022-2027 which sets up CAHSR for it's final build down into Los Angeles Union Station.

Everything is coming together nicely, except for the three mile stretch between 4th&King and the new TTC which SF still hasn't figured out and is unlikely to for another decade.

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Analyses implemented in the past few years of open rail-trails and out-of-service rail corridors show the potential to build a rail-trail that spans from Washington to Washington. Hundreds of conversations with state agencies and local trail managers confirm that this is a realistic pursuit.

...Now, the route is more than 50 percent complete

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manifest destiny this
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Itshould ,goto SanFrancico,,following the Walkeriver.,
,,windup thru Tahoe,,yes,biketrail Please?,
,makes formore personal freedoms,,roadhouser!
Thats a great photo
cute kitty
i'll need to see yer loicense for the photograph and camera equipment, guv. regulations and all that, you understand.

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what is your dream tranportation?
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Uhm, you probably want much more than you actually need
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Don't we all?
Do you also sport 7 dildos solid rammed up your anal cavity?
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Pinion or Rohloff Cycletruck - Slow, comfy, practical and low maintenance.

Are single engine planes dangerous?
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>single-pilot IFR
Why is it bad?
Mostly because in 2 pilot IFR, you have a pilot flying (someone in control of the aircraft) and a pilot monitoring (making sure there are no issues with the aircraft systems, navigation, communication, etc).
So, what is better
>one certified pilot doing all
>certified pilot monitors, and normie is a pilot flying

Currently work with Flybe. People don't mind the prop planes too much, as sometimes they'll put on an E75 instead. Load factor has been fucking awful last few months anyways. It's the prices, coupled with competition from the low cost carriers that's fucked them. Being bought over by Virgin and Stobart Air will definitely help them though
Yes, but some twins can be a handful for an inexperienced pilot at the loss of an engine.

Many competent pilots land twins uneventfully every year after an engine failure, but those incidents are never reported because they are not tracked by the FAA, NTSB or anybody else, so the stats are hard to really get accurately on the actual difference.

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any good programmable spoke lights that you can get in Germanistan?
but anon, adding additional lights besides those mandated by the Strassenverkehrszulassungsordnung is illegal.
What if he programmes it to show the EU logo? Wot then m8? We unitin' Europe we is. Schwalbe
Thanks I now want 12 star-shaped spoke reflectors.
i just want to ride with the portrait of mummy merkel in my wheels

The last thread went really well, but I thought I'd expand it to include all of British transport.

>Crossrail refuses to reveal contractor payments

>HS2 cost cutting study revealed

>Nearly 400 jobs lost after Flybmi goes bust

>Private cabins, flying bars, and hundreds of seats—farewell, Airbus A380

>Edinburgh tram extension cost soars to £207m

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I've just foreseen that every single non-british built DMU/EMU is going to get involved in a serious accident
Why are Bing Bong Diseasals so short? Tunnel height restrictions? Why dont we see GE or EMD's on British rail systems like we do in Straya?
Smol loading gauge
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Huh, the more you learn
>You will never see a Mini-GP-38 in Londonistan
Starting to move into the UK now. With specialist trains though to deal with our loading gauge.

Is there anything like the sticky on /fit/ that addresses specifically cycling? It's useful but it's pretty much for people trying to look good. Also bike training general I guess.
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>As long as your cadence is between like 60-120 RPM you should be good.
Uh, no.
The lower you cadence is, the more torque is required per crank revolution to maintain the same power, therefore muscular endurance plays a larger part than aerobic endurance does. This is made obvious by the fact that at a set power output, at lower cadences your heart rate will be lower than at higher cadences. At lower cadences you're fatiguing your muscles faster.
You should aim for a cadence of 90-100rpm under most circumstances, including on climbs, saving your muscular endurance for the steeper climbs where you can't maintain a cadence that high.

If you can't comfortably maintain 90-100rpm on the flat and at a steady road speed, then your pedaling efficiency is low for some reason. That's a limiter that needs to be addressed, you're wasting power with opposing muscles working against each other. Single-leg pedaling drills and endurance pedaling (as described here: >>1287586) will fix that over time.
If you really want to build leg strength you need to spend some time in the gym during the off-season.
At the same time you're building basic leg strength you can also build core strength and shoulder strength, so you don't waste leg power with your core, shoulders, and arms flexing during hard efforts.

Also, basic strength is just one part of a three-part equation. The other two are 'aerobic endurance' and 'muscular endurance'.
If you ride all the time, and, say, 50-100 miles in a day isn't out of reach for you, then you probably don't have too many concerns in the 'aerobic endurance' department.
'Muscular endurance' is something else entirely, though, it's the ability to sustain hard (not 'anaerobic', though) efforts for long periods of time.
How you accomplish Muscular Endurance training is through intervals in your Anaerobic Threshold range, and a cadence in the range of 70 to 80rpm. What this does is force more muscle fibers to fire per pedal stroke because you need to produce more torque at that cadence. Over the weeks you do these sorts of intervals your muscle fibers will grow more mitochondria and form more capillaries and blood vessels, producing more fuel for contractions, meaning they can work longer before fatiguing.
What this translates to is: "Turning over a big gear fast, longer".
>Pros go on crazy diets to get in race weight to the point of starving themselves.
They don't starve themselves. You'll sabotage yourself if you do that.

What I've found is effective for me, is to limit carbohydrates to no more than 40% of total calories every day, and on basic endurance rides of up to a couple hours, take nothing but water with me, and on basic endurance rides of 2 hours or more, take only 100kcal per bottle with me. Of course you also need to overall eat at a mild cut (300 to 500kcal deficit), ensuring you're getting enough protein as well. Of course you shouldn't be going out doing hard interval training doing that (like Threshold work or Sprint work), but usually you're focusing on losing excess bodyfat during the off-season anyway, when most all of your rides are basic endurance-level anyway; if you race you should not be trying to lose weight during race season.
how can I train my bike to wheelie?
Also you need to stop posting if you are Underage B&

Does anyone here like Baldwin/Lima-Hamilton diesels? Part 2

Old thread here (not yet 404'd at the time of this threads creation!): >>848145
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>trolley-equipped Baldwins

Bring them back!
Happy President's Day

Pic related Enviro 400 MMC.
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So what makes a good looking bus for you then?
A local short bus operator was just shot after getting into an accident with someone on the highway. There was a kid inside the bus at the time and the cager shot into the school bus. Never trust a cager.
I'm on a bus right now AMA.
how bussed are you by now?
> Why do these buses have double turning wheels?
This is made to make them inscribe better into turns as they're long and without any articulation.

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Only buy Long Riders BDs if you want to

Two airplane anime airing in the Winter 2019 season, Kouya no Kotobuki Hikoutai and Girly Air Force.

Last thread >>1197776
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you would probably have to get a giant sticker printed
there are diy tutorials online for how to make the decorative disc covers
yeah the dogfight scenes are great.
You can probably get custom adhesive printed by some printing company.
are those fucking schraeder valves and mtb pedals

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What's the greatest number of stairs you've had to walk up to get on transit?
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Been here 10 years ago and I do remember it. Such an unique feeling.

The station at Disneyland Paris gives a similar feel with the TGV
here we got ramps, elevators or moving stairs
Have seen many worse design in China
You mean hunting lanes for urban youths?
Looks like the monorails from cities skylines, I didn't think they existed.

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Theme: post useful bikes that can haul shit.
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>90s mountain bike, here we go

I think you mean here me slow.
that REKT in TREK font is boss as fuck. I need one now

you need fenders, I find it weird you have mounts on the fork for fenders but not the rear


I want to try a cambium but no one I know has a test saddle so I'm afraid if it doesn't fit right after dropping the big bucks on one, I'll just deal with a shit fit. My current saddle works but it could always be comfier. I understand that battle of finding "the perfect" saddle
I was expecting this one, I keep an eye on gumtreee at some point, just in case anything nice show up.

I do like the reflective tape idea thx, I will not go into buying expensive stuff that are almost half the price of the bike.

I am about the make 3d print for mudguards for the front and the rear.
I might need to drill 2 holes for the rear one, and tape them, I believe it s m3 or m4 screws

thx you for the replies and the ideas
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After this year's first proper ride on the roadbike. 26km in 7°C, drizzle and darkness but it was real nice still!
>cranks that I stripped the anodizing from and polished to a matte finish.
hey, if you're still around, could you discuss the technique you employed for that?

Since the news came out yesterday that DB is buying new Talgo rolling stock for IC/EC services to replace their old conventional rail cars, I was curious to hear what anons think about this concept.

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All talgos have that suspended concept for a lower center of gravity. The first tilting Talgo was the Talgo IV in the 1980s, but idk if all Talgos since are tilting, I think not.
>I have seen ČD carriages be used for Hamburg-Berlin IC services, but that's a rather unusual sight.
I think I have seen kinda the other way round, where german IC carriages get used for intra-Austrian services.
I'm really curious what DB is going to do with their IC and ICE brands. Seems like it's a bit of a clusterfuck right now.
Why do talgo sets have only one axel per wagon? Looks like a bunch of car trailers hooked up together. Any advantages to doing that?
It's a Jacob's Bogie. Look it up.
>It's a Jacob's Bogie. Look it up.
Maybe if two wagons rested on a double axel bogie. In this case its like the Sdot trains in Copenhagen where theres an axel on side of the wagon and the other side of the wagon hangs on to another wagon

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Today I climbed a 1100m mountain
It was minus 5°
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gentle reminder if you use rubber tires you are cheating. wood or nothing
damn your battery must be really drained you COWARD
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you did the right thing
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,,,,itso cleaneat,,musthave brushed allllll the roadgrime offeverything forthat pic.,
,,atopof skilift,,cozyeats,,lift.,
,,thisbait istender.
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post CP
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Amazing livery!
Reminds me of a cremesicle.
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Cargo Planes, right ?

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