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Let me guess... you "need" more?
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Wuling mini EV is better and only like 4 grand.
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Pic related is what you look like probably.
Why are fattys always so jealous of fit and healthy people?
Actually those countries are just acting blindly out of greed and stumbled accidentally across the solution, which is kind of based if you think about it, a chad moment.
>everyone I don't like is fat
Can you just start using a tripcode already so I can filter you?

>Want to go to antique mall across the city
By car:
>24 minute trip
>Straight from my driveway to the parking lot
>Spend the whole trip in comfort with air conditioning, decent seats, and privacy
>By transit:
>1 hour 38 minute trip
>7 minute walk to tram stop
>1 hour and 7 minute tram ride
>4 minute walk from tram stop to bus stop
>10 minute bus ride
>4 minute walk from bus stop to destination
>Spend the whole trip in a filthy uncomfortable public vehicle surrounded by crackheads
How can anyone be expected to use public transit when even in a well-funded major city, it takes 4 times as long as driving and offers a much more inconvenient experience?
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Thats the case in literally all of germany.
I rode public buses/trains/trams for over 5 years while studying. It cold in the winter, everything is wet, poor stinky lowclass people everywhere, immigrants everywhere. And the worst part is OP's main point. Most destinations take me max half the time of public transport.
I sit around in my 1998 bmw 7 series listen to some nice music, aircon is just right, double glassed windows and insulation cancels nearly all sounds from outside.
Went to a few countries abroad and the public transport there is even worse and slower. It just sucks absolute ass.
Got some bicycles just to have fun and sometimes get some groceries but thats it.
Assuming an average city driving speed of 31mph, your destination was 12.4 miles away.

This can be accomplished in 1 hour 15 minutes on a kick scooter.
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>/n/iggers absolutely FOAMING at superior cars
>/n/iggers defending shit public hobo transportation
>try to go anywhere in the metro area
>90 minutes by car
>25 minutes by subway
Paying for parking is the big reason for me to take transit. It can cost $50 for parking for an event versus a $4 transit fare. After the event I walk out on to the train while cagies wait in parking garages for 45 minutes until its their turn to exit. By then I'm already back on my couch.

If I don't have to pay for parking, I usually drive. Plus frequency is freedom and sometimes transit doesn't come very often with the labor shortage.

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How do we stop these people?
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it's worth noting that the only nation investing in serious maglev research is a nation with a history of investing in rail transportation, and a proven history of doing well at rail transportation.

furthermore, we need to do away with the idea that there is an IRL tech tree, and all you do is invest 5000 civ points in maglevs and then they just happen and you unlock the technology
because we can't even get a fucking regular tain built here. Brightline is a borderline miracle
No he doesn’t he’s autistic A neurological disorder is not a “personality flaw”
i have an answer but it may be too left wing for this website
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>it didn't fail because California is a corrupt, incompetent hellhole of a state, it failed because of <boogeyman>

>melon rusk
Was there a point in your life when you found yourself reverting to toddler level insults or did you simply never mature beyond 5 years old?

Could motorized bicycles replace cars in congested cities?
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pros go like 28 so no I will not be super human to satisfy your ego
they didn't even lend the poor boy a pair of shoes
*inserts crying emoji*
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No, because with no regulation or licensing psycho neurotics like

>terrorized by 2ton murdercages

will be free to own and operate one and eventually cause more chaos and misery than any average car driver. Not to mention bikes are more dangerous per passenger mile than cars and strapping motors to them will only make it worse.
And removing the doping and the ability to draft in large packs of other riders would chop about 5mph off that.
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Aks any bike related question.

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Previous Thread: >>1834412
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Yea, that's exactly the cause of the damaged. Top nut was never tightened fully. I built the bike but didn't have the proper spanners and simply hand tightened it. Rode it a bit too much like that I suppose. I caused the damage and I'm unhappy about it.

I will likely get a new fork. Can you help me with options/styles? The bike is a 1994 Raleigh r40? (Or something).
I'd assume I need to research how to measure my fork so I get a similar replacement.

Thank you so much. Filling and rethreading is awesome.
Bros,my teeth go all the way through but I see daylight in the tooth valleys. New Deore chainring and SRAM 9s chain. What do? Is this intentional because of extra long teeth or as a way of stopping mud causing derailment? Is it SRAM striking again? Is my chainring racist?
Why hasn't single-side suspension fork caught on? Will it catch on later when Cannondale's patents expire?
Stuff that sucks and costs a lot of money rarely catches on. Weirdly, suspension is one of those things so maybe it will catch on. Who knows?
Just use whatever you use for your car.

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My scooter is finally here Edition

The purpose of this thread is to discuss various light electric modes of transportation, such as ebikes and escooters.

Reputable Dealers
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The key ignition is completely useless, just remove it. Even the dumbest pavement ape knows how to quickly bypass it these days right after they break the lock.
>these days
Jumping wires has been a thing since the invention of the spark plug.
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I implemented a retarded start system for my bike but I'm so ashamed of it for some reason that I don't dare to mount it
>add a hidden button below the saddle
>power button will work only for 5 seconds after hidden button and electronic brake are pressed at the same time
I think that if someone wants to steal my bike, they won't care if it lights up or not
it's a layer of security that gives me time to come and hit the hobo in the head. I also have a lock.
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Thoughts on a good full suspension electric mountain bike that can withstand rough riding? I want an electric mountain bike, not an electric dirt bike.

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I fucking hate car dependency so much.

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>americans dying like flies in car wrecks is fine because they drive 4 hours a day and run over pedestrians on the reg

this is your brain on cagie exhaust fumes.
poor young people don't buy expensive shit as much as richer older people: more at 11!
lol no
They're also not getting drivers licenses which you missed
Why would I want to ride a smelly bus with illegals that makes 50 stops when I can drive my bmw
Just think about it a bit

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City planning cucks stop shitting up the board edition
Previous thread is ded, post those bicycles
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XCM are undamped coil springs.
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What's with the steep seatstays and protruding dropouts?
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What are some /n/-approved video games?

I got Transport Fever 2 in a sale recently. I expected it to be an uninspired OpenTTD clone, but it's actually great. The game itself is meh, but the graphics are very nice and it really does feel like a digital model train set. It's just fun trying to build aesthetic stations, depots, sidings, junctions, etc.
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I like games with organically growing and developing cities. It's like tending to a houseplant in some ways.
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It's the main draw for me. I love seeing things develop and comparing before/after.
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Is that A-Train?

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So if you look at other cities like Tokyo, Shanghai, Beijing, Seoul they also once has an extensive tram network- but gradually removed between the 50s and the 80s. For all the talk of Big Oil and Ford working together to destroy trams in Sydney, LA; it seems the same phenomenon was happening elsewhere in the world. The difference is that China and Japan eventually ended up replacing their streetcar system with something better like fast suburban rail or subway. Though, in China's case, they probably not have bothered in the first place. The next boom seems to be every City wants their own light rail system.

So it makes me think. Was the death of trams and streetcars really down to evil companies wanting to make more money; or is there something more to it?
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Conspiracy does not imply malicious intent, at least in American English.
Modernizing your business isn't a conspiracy
you can still modernize your business and have a conspiracy at the same time. those aren't mutually exclusive things. in a free market economy, finding a way to corner the market by undermining alternative consumer choices (read: a conspiracy) is inherent to the system. Conspiracies exist everywhere in economics and politics, because a conspiracy is nothing more than a secret or not so secret scheme to hinder opponents through various means, whether legal or illegal.
Meds now
what did i say that was wrong, retard

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enlightened cockpits

> They follow.
> I fly.
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Just do both (remove chain link and adjuster screw) and get the qr to clamp really tight for max savings.
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This thread is full of nightmare-stuff.

He certainly meant 'Centeron'. The upper/guide pulley on Shimano rear derailers used to have that word printed on it. Their branding for the slightly too wide bush that let the pulley scoot side to side a little.
christ. is that DIY garbon?
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Today I confronted multiple cagers who were parked in the bike lane. They all talked shit but all 3 of them moved out of the lane after I insisted they gtfo.
It was a good morning.
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I mess with bike lane parkers all the time.

Easiest thing to do is not say anything, just conspicuously pull out your phone & take a picture of their license plate & the driver. (My state requires front plates.)

Most of the time they'll pull away immediately, but occasionally one will get aggressive & talk back. It's what you'd expect, some form of "What the fuck? You can't take a picture of me! Or my vehicle", etc.

"You're in public. I'm just reporting it through the 311 app. Parked in a bike lane." (You can report parking issues with this tool, but a picture isn't required, it just freaks people out.)

If they still don't leave, I'll actually call the PEO & report them lol. Sometimes they'll huff and say "Well, I'm NOT leaving" and I'll just say twisted shit to try to get a rise out of them.

"Oh, I don't have a job, or any responsibilities. I can just wait until they arrive, get a positive ID on the criminal."

The funniest thing is when people pull the race card, "I betchu ain't even report a white person." That shit happens 10x more often, since the death of St Floyd.
Glad to see how much this butthurts the cagetrolls.

One guy yelled something out of his car window as he was pulling away and I started laughing.
Next time I'm gonna take a photo of their license plate and get the encounter on video.
That's hilarious.
And yeah I notice it's overwhelmingly puerto ricans who park in the bike lanes.
I can go to a neighborhood like Long Island City though and find a bunch of whites and asians parked in the bike lane. Over there they just use it like an extra onstreet parking lane.

The tipping point for me was when cars just started pulling in front of me to park in the bike lane while I was riding.
I mess with jews all the time.

Easiest thing to do is not say anything, just conspicuously pull out your phone & take a picture of their nose & little hat. (My state requires yellow stars.)

Most of the time they'll pull away immediately, but occasionally one will get aggressive & talk back. It's what you'd expect, some form of "Oy vey, you can't take a picture of me! Or my kippah", etc.

"You're in public. I'm just reporting it through the SS app. Staying in a gentile land." (You can report jewish issues with this tool, but a picture isn't required, it just freaks semites out.)

If they still don't leave, I'll actually call the SA & report them lol. Sometimes they'll huff and say "Well, I'm NOT leaving" and I'll just say twisted shit to try to get a rise out of them.

"Oh, I don't have a job, or any responsibilities. I can just wait until they arrive, get a positive ID on the criminal."

The funniest thing is when people pull the religion card, "I betchu ain't even report a white polack." That shit happens 10x more often, since the death of St Helmut Hirsch.

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Scrolling through marketplace edition.

Post here for help buying a bike.

If you want recs off craigslist, post your local site, height, budget, and intended use.

Recommending specific models of new bikes is kinda pointless because of availability. If you want help choosing between real options post for hot takes.

Always buy a bike you like the look of and like the paint of. And that fits you well.
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Just steal one yourself
what is even the point of this bike?
Looks gay, not paying $4000 for that
Look rad and bizzarre, conversation starter etc. I'd like to have one for a summer stroll near the beach.
serious hipster cred in group rides

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Rare/exotic beauties thread
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string instead of chain, hmm

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wtf am I looking at? There's only one pedal? Also the drive is not constant?
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I kinda like it
No trail whatsoever.
Front wheel attached to the downtube
Wheel base shorter than an Asian Shlong

This is the most 70s bike ever
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2006 FRM 10HP 4.0, and I want one so badly...

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Thoughts on trains in the UK?
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they really called that company "virgin trains" lmoa
I've taken both the Caledonian Sleeper and the Night Riviera; both were really enjoyable. Definite recommendation for a staycation.
I've thought about taking the Caledonian sleeper, but I think its a bit too expansive in comparison to flight+hotel
It's certainly pricey, I can't argue with that. I'd definitely recommend a late-afternoon trip followed by a hotel stay as an alternative ... still, sitting down to eat a cooked breakfast in the restaurant car, with early-morning Scottish scenery whizzing past your window, is part of the adventure I suppose. Leave your baggage at the station once you arrive, and away you go.
(we weren't on the Harry Potter viaduct, but I didn't want to correct the excited kids lol)

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