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what went so right?
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You don't want a seatbelt on a 2 seater, you need to be able to abandon ship if needed, or pick up surfing on the fly
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>>1881544

20 years later, Renault Twizy implemented this concept in a better way I think, even if it was built with a combustion engine.
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>>1883840
based and twizzypilled
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yeah, so what I was reincarnated as an electric 3 wheeler
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>>1881544
It didn't. But a nice experiment of the noughties to show what cars are actually used for and make people think about an alternative.

which Orbea bike is the best?
i can't decide if i should buy the Terra, Orca or Carpe
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>>1880820
>French (Lapierre)
why would i want an african bike?
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orbea was invented by GCN
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>>1882554
nta but I want one now and never gave them much thought before, how many people can say they have an african bike? 4chan always picks the worst insults, my other favorite is "but she has a penis"
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>>1882634
i like you
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>>1882629
I'm going to find you and shoot you with an Orbea

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Routine maintenance edition

Prev: >>1880919 (Cross-thread)

Links:
Sheldon
https://sheldonbrown.com
Park Tool
https://www.youtube.com/@parktool/videos
RJ
https://www.youtube.com/@RJTheBikeGuy/videos
Moustache Man
https://www.youtube.com/c/SethsBikeHacks/videos
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What's up with integrated crown races? I had to replace a lower bearing on a headset and the instruction slip from acros depicted a crown race. But there's no crown race that I can see, either in the bike now, or in the bag of shit from acros

My bare fork/steerer tube looks something like this and the internet has plenty of discussion of this phenomenon but it seems like an incredibly terrible idea to me, putting the entire weight of the bike on a <2mm wide faceted steel surface resting directly on bare carbon. Am I missing something here? How are these not assploding all over the place?
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>>1885050
Like here take a look at this (not my actual bearing but close enough). That chamfer, as far as I can tell, is the main load bearing surface. It seems to fit, and I guess they know what they're doing but how is this not asking for failure? Because if I wanted to make a booby trap practical joke bike that kills you, this is probably how I'd do it.
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>>1885084
>>1885084
>>1885084
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>>1885050
>>1885051
dont worry, carbon strongk
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>>1885050
solid carbon is strong and the bearing has a pretty good fit along the full circumference of the integrated race. it's basically the same thing as if you had a normal crown race just that the mating surface is at an angle instead of flat. think of how thin the walls are in the fork leg for example and the fork leg is strong enough. just get the proper fitting bearing and preload it correctly.

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You may not like it but this is what peak performance looks like.
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>>1883223

paid shill probably, but without ever having seen one of these bikes in person
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>>1879144
Replace that fake drop bar with a proper straight bar and it'll be a rad commuter bike.
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>>1879144
The Eurobike has met its match
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>>1883165
Mondaines are absolutely patrician /n/ approved watch wear. I wore one daily until I got my first smart watch.
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>>1881825
>not only retarded
>has the attention span of a fucking fly

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Can you use snap ring pliers as a master link plier to remove a master link on a bike chain?
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>>1884768
Maybe but if it's super tight the pliers might slip out.
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>>1884768
I mean, worth a shot. But you'll probably just end up slipping out and then go back to using one of your shoe laces instead.
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>>1884768
You never know til u try. Just b urself, bro.

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why still no serious solar train solutions yet tho
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>>1873929
>Be photon about to hit a solar panel
>Solar panel moves out of the way and in moves a white surface
>Get sent to space for eternity
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>>1873978
the trains already either running an alternator off the diesel engine for electricity or drawing power from overhead lines/a third rail

what exactly is the point of putting solar panels on it
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>>1883253
>lands on Moon dust
>gets bounced back to Earth
>hits some girl's boobie
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>>1873929
All of the world's resources, of money and brains are driving cars. Simple as.
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>>1884708
>the photon's probability wave was always touching the booba
He won nothing

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The one and only /chad/ general. Accept no generic substitutes.
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>>1884629
>very Berlin
ajo
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>49-Euro-Ticket kommt zum 1. Mai
https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/innenpolitik/49-euro-ticket-einigung-mai-101.html

Da man mit einem Ticket von egal wo überall fahren kann, wird das mit der Einnahmeaufteilung sicherlich lustig.
Bei so etwas Kurzfristigem wie dem 9-Euro-Ticket war das ja noch vertretbar, aber hier braucht es eine Lösung.
Wie das geklärt wird, dazu steht nichts in dem Bericht. Würde also nicht zwingend mit dem 1. Mai rechnen uezs.
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>>1885628
https://www.welt.de/politik/deutschland/article243471405/49-Euro-Monatsticket-soll-zum-1-Mai-kommen.html
>Keine Einigung kam dpa-Informationen zufolge über die Frage zustande, wie digital das Ticket zumindest am Anfang wird. Bundesverkehrsminister Volker Wissing (FDP) strebt ein ausschließlich digitales Ticket an. Der Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen (VDV) forderte zuletzt aber zumindest übergangsweise die Möglichkeit für Verkehrsverbünde, auch ein Papierticket ausstellen zu können.
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>>1885763
>Bundesverkehrsminister Volker Wissing (FDP) strebt ein ausschließlich digitales Ticket an.
Digital first, bedenken second!
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>>1885763
Why do they insist on digital tickets?
Did Uncle Klaus tell them to?

My city Warsaw has the shittiest interchange metro station in the world. Two island platforms connected by their ends, so there is only one direct corridor which is very small and crowded. The authorities are begging people to use the long way round.

It would be excusable if it was from the 1800s but the second line was opened not even 10 years ago
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>>1881874
not always possible
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>>1881908
The stairs leading to the platform of M1 line are very narrow.
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>>1881833
Hi Warsaw bro, the problem is also this stupid elevator connecting M1 and M2 platforms
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>>1881913
I live in Gocław, instead of a tram, officials want to build this shit that will only extend my journey
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>>1883982
Well, you know, that's just like uh, your opinion, man.

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What is the point of a car ferry that only takes five minutes, in the middle of a huge city? Why don't they build a bridge?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbYkbyfqCGk
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>>1881289

They could build a low bridge that opens in the middle, like Tower Bridge, but not as fancy. It's only 300m from pier to pier. Much cheaper than operating two ferries with crew.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWZ9ZVRQ0Nw
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>>1881582
>Much cheaper than operating two ferries with crew.

Provide us evidence. Building and maintaining a mobile bridge sounds pretty fucking expensive.
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>>1881226
1) the tunnel is expensive
2) especially south london has not the space to expand roads
3) the residents in south london are vehemently against a road connection in woolwich due to the inevitable traffic congestions
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>>1881542
I'm >>1881365. I'm from Londonstan but I used to live in KL. I'm not sure which is worse.

>Paris is going to referendum the prohibition of electric scooters in the city
It's literally over. Why does everything good have to fall apart due to mass retardation?
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No suspension, shitty brakes, plenty of power, retards and nigs riding all over pedestrian areas, shitty chinesium built quality (witnessed the handle bars snap clean off) [sup][/sup]B-b-bbut why can't we have nice things????
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>>1883832
oh that's fine then, fuck shared scooters, they are a plague and people can't be trusted with them, as an escooter owner.
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>>1883878
>No suspension, shitty brakes
only true for garbo lime scooters and basic entry level shit.
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>>1883878
And the most important point: way less e-scooters thown onto streets, into front yards, bushes, lakes or rivers.
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>>1883417
Excellent. Only culturally enriching people and trash ride these around here anyway.

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>get off subway
>go up stairs
>rush hour means peoples faces are right next to my butt
>let out massive fart
>mfw
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>american: the post

Why Americano obssed with farts and shitting in pools/showers/bathtubs?
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>>1883877
A culture obsessed with consumption of all forms produces a lot of excrement.
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>why do you prefer cars to public transportation, anon?
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haha farts
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>self-identifies as an underaged anime girl
>is disgusting
every time

Would it be too hard to make tires like this that have actual tire rubber and use just a very low pressure, like 3 psi, just to hold its shape?
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>>1880398
A tire like that designed with shape memory metal holds it's shape already, the benefit of air would be stress balancing. Pneumatic tires balance stress by moving pressure at the point of contact to the whole wheel, that's why it's difficult to beat the strength of the pneumatic tire and until we can find a material that emulates that, I don't think pneumatic tires will be replaced. Spring tires like pictured in OP comes close but stress is still mostly localized to the point of contact.
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For how costly it is, it amazing runflats are more common or were test bedded on bikes, as everything should be.
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I would start by making a more useful OP.
Why do you want a copy of a system intended for flexible off roading on a red planet?

What benefits are there, and where is your source image from? And why would it be hard to make, because its just some wires.

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/n/, I come to you in a time of great frustration. I've been pounding beers and reading about the plans for the Sydney Metro. Will the two lines planned- the fucking airport line doesn't count- interchange? Neither the wikipedia page or the official website or any of the reports or documents I have found will give me an answer. It would be pretty fucking absurd and retarded if they came so close together and didn't share at least one station.
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The Hunter Street station is supposed to have an underground tunnel to Martin Place which is like down the road. That's the best you're gonna get.
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>>1882160
Off-topic, but what were you guys thinking when your government closed all of George Street to bring back light rail/trams? I’m from Melbourne and trams are the fucking worst. They’re too slow if you’re using them and just block up the road for cars.
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>>1883387
the trams are great for the places i need to go. They are no faster than busses, but they require less planning since they run more frequently and to later hours. This isn't necessarily specific to them being trams, however. In the end it was an excuse to rezone suburbs anyway.


>>1882160
rail gauge is different to the current gauge for no reason other than making a lot more work.

Will High-Speed Rail ever be used for freight transport?
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>>1883053
>>1883056
>>1883251
>>1883488
>>1883841
Read and weap /n/iggers
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>>1883056
>freight is not human
And humans aren't freight. I've never understand why urbanists cream their pants over cramming everyone into subway cars as tightly as possible.
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>>1883880
Oh no, a screen capture! How could anyone hope to ever recover from such a devastating blow?
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>>1883053
if you don't need something to go fast, don't have it clogging up the fast lines
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>>1883885
>I, on the other hand, watched a YouTube video and now understand 100 years of urban planning


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