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How walkable is the city nearest to you? How are you gonna get that score higher?

https://www.walkscore.com/
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my suburb has a walk score of 29. is that bad or good?
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>>1800185
here in Europe this is not even a thing, all cities, all towns are super-walkable
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>>1802738
You'd think that but how much can you really reach in 5 minutes of slowly walking?
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>>1802703
Good.
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>>1802741
How much can you really reach in 5 minutes of slowly driving?

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/post your bike thread/
thicc saddle edition
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Freshly cleaned
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>>1802715
btw any ideas how to clean this shit without ripping it apart?
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>>1802657
>so you can keep an eye on your cargo
secure it before hand dumdum
>so you can control the load with your arms instead of your ass
the load is supposed to add to the dead weight of the bike, having to control the added weight makes no sense, use your brain dingus
>so you can pedal out of the saddle without the bike tailwagging on you
rolleyes
>of course there's also cons to front cargo and pros to rear, let's not turn this thread into yet another my opinion > your opinion shitfest please
your opinion is unfathomably inferior, it is no matter
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sigh
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>>1802106
this
>>1802148
very post industrial
>>1802226
im just being suspicious. its sick build
>>1802440
if one made a surfboard of a bike, or rather bike of a surfboard
>>1802650
i really like em all despite tinypic
>>1802715
ser german. as well it appears water has deposited pollen and other such particulate inside your shifter display cover and you will likely have to open if up if you desire to remove the deposits

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Cadence. Speed.
90 rpm at 5km/h
90 rpm at 10km/h
90 rpm at 15km/h
90 rpm at 20km/h
90 rpm at 25km/h

I've been thinking about gear ratios and this seems the minimal amount of gears on could get by with.

It will allow me to tackle hard climbs and headwinds at a healthy cadence.

And I rarely exceed 25 km/h on a touring rig with 4 loaded panniers and two top loads on the flats. Heavy speeds with heavy loads are dangerous as well plus I just coast downhill. I find low gearing is much more important to save the knees, big gears are redundant for me.

Now what are the gear combinations I need to achieve this?
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>>1800055
>Even if you guessed his gearing correctly ("if")
ok samefag, never said I did. I just picked some typical numbers from one of the presets, and you already know that.

also triple crank with anything more than 8 gears is rslur-tarded, but you clearly aren't ready for that discussion.
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>>1798455
>Cadence. Speed.
>90 rpm at 5km/h
>90 rpm at 10km/h
>90 rpm at 15km/h
>90 rpm at 20km/h
>90 rpm at 25km/h

5km/h to 25km/h is 500% gearing range, getting that off a single ring drivetrain is impossible without going into the 12 speed 10-5x territory.
Moreover, 5km/h @ 90rpm _requires_ 22/52 gear ratio. Coupled to a 22T front ring, you'd need a sram 10-52 cassette to get to 25-ish km/h @ 90rpm. Provided you'd actually do it, it would get exceedingly expensive to run. Small rings imply higher chain tension, which leads to high chain wear.
Even in your fantasy world, where you get your five gears, you'd be murdering the two fastest ones pretty goddamn fast.
If you are the the 'contrarian' type who needs to have everything different and retro-grouchy, consider 2x8 or 2x9 with 11-42 cassette and a 22-30 or 22-32 crankset. Nothing is available off the shelf with this arrangement, but you can cobble it with bits and pieces yourself.
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>>1798476
That would not work. 11-46 over five cogs is a different cassette to 11-46 over 11 cogs. The cassette profile ( the slope ) is radically different.
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>>1798588
Mountain double is what MTBs were progressing to from the 9 speed era forwards, but it was cut short by 1x with wide range. They arose when people found out that 4x pie plate was rarely used and could be ditched, so they did, being left with the two remaining chainrings.
They are widely available still.
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>>1799975
whats your lowest gear
are you good going uphill

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River Bulk Carrier Edition
Sticky: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lxDKFTLO4x771l06T9y331XYhlc6TqYj-hfhl91iXXU/edit
Old thread: >>1748858
Question of the day:
Would be inland shipping a viable career to look into for a young anon in Germany?
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>>1800734
bro become and environemental officer on cruise ship and smash pussy all day long while doing a cushy paperwork job.
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>>1802269
how
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Anons I need help. I'm 22, in the UK, and just graduated with an MSc in Computer Science. However, I've actually become repulsed by the CS industry over the years and have gravitated towards maritime. I don't really know very much, so I want to find out what the best path for me to take is, and what the process of getting that is.
I've looked into things like Merchant Navy, but the problem with that is the 4 years of training. I still want to get married and settle down eventually, and I'm worried that I might spend my entire youth at sea and be too late to start a family. It's a paradoxical set of interests, and I really don't know what to do.
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>>1802681
Gong out to sea is for men who have nothing on land. Consider tht before you throw away your social life for a life tht will satbilize your neuroticsm to some extent. The whole wife and kids thing, forget about it unless youre looking foward to raising an emasculted child without a father figure and like constantly worrying about the cock your wife is riding while youre getting screamed at by the good ol cap.

Othrwise, get your basic stcw certs an hop on as a deckhand somewhere coastal and see for yourself
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>>1802681
This is me but i realized my family prospects were zero anyway due to my autism so went for it anyway, im 25 now and know nobody in the US. Im going to start working less and go shoreside soon and try to find a wife or something, you have jobs you can transition too somewhat easily on land if youre an engineer even unlicensed, but im going to go to a college do get a degree in something i like. The thing with spending your youth at sea is you have a lot more fun with better friends than you would, or atleast i did, on land, but then you are completely alone when you go home. Going to try to work 4 months out of the year from now on and start building up on land and if i still have nothing then idk.

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What are your favourite traffic lights, /n/? I like the big, bulky yellow ones.
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East German pedestrian lights because they equal home.
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>>1802381
Old school, pic related. Also in the top five, the ones that my town used to have before they were upgraded. Yellow around the lights (all incandescent), no "shield", metal poles.

>>1802382
That's the "doghouse" design.
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>>1802542
Those are actually nice for minor intersections in residential areas. They fit in better and seem less intrusive (the ones I'm familiar with are still painted green)

>>1802542
>That's the "doghouse" design.
I know. They've been around for several decades, then some bureaucrats decided they were 'confusing' to motorists and they're all being removed. I figure that has to be part of a kickback scheme.
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>>1802382
I noticed it's using LEDs instead of the typical incandescent bulbs. I assume it's in a climate where it doesn't snow?
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>>1802388
>german traffic light
>has a swastika on the display
huh

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Rare/exotic beauties thread
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>>1802251
>soulless

vs

>>1802252
>soul
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>>1802234
Love Rob English bikes, not only are they immensely well executed and cool designs but the paint jobs are often really interesting and exactly my taste, like the green one in yours
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>>1801201
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTIF3TqpkH8

he talks about it for the first 20sec or so
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>>1802195
>hardware store special

Take that back, fucker, just one dropout alone requires over four minutes of milling time, and it's made from actual aircraft-grade heat-treated 6061 aluminum. Just to cut it requires a bargain-bin four-flute endmill, and it's spinning at over 24,000 RPM... because that's the lowest setting on the wood router.
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>>1802523
I hate it. Make the stoker stock his nose up the captains butt in the pursuit of aero, but still decide to make the frame an upright design.
Tandem recumbent with aero fairings when?

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Steam loco general /slg/
Previous thread hit image limit

>steam posting
>de facto autistics anonymous meetings
>arguing about things neither person understands
>narrow gauge is cozy

Previous thread >>1763742
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>>1802227
Broad gauge only.
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>>1802233
>tfw never got to witness victorian railways in the 50s/60s
why live
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>>1802235
On the subject of VR, does anyone know if the 2nd volume of Steam locomotives of the Victorian Railways was ever published? Or did the authors die or something.
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>>1802171
Doubt it
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The T-1 with soul
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCpiHrGD_6o

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>soviet architecture is depress...
Oh. Never mind. I was wrong.
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>>1798589
>To people in the Eastern Bloc where a car wasn't necessary
In the same way freedom of speech wasn't necessary. They could live just fine without it, so why bother, right?
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>>1797676
>overgrowth full of snakes and invasive insects is SOVL
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>>1802545
>mutt doesn't understand what gardens are due to being indoctrinated by the McLawn golemn culture all his life
Many such cases.
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>>1800660
They don't have to be strangers if you can just take the time to get to know them.
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>>1802672
If i enjoyed meeting new people irl i wouldn't be posting on 4chan. Especially on this turbo autistic board

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> STALL STALL *ring* STALL STALL *ring* STALL STALL *ring* STALL STALL *ring* STALL STALL *ring* STALL STALL *ring* STALL STALL *ring* STALL STALL *ring* STALL STALL *ring* STALL STALL *ring* STALL STALL *ring* STALL STALL *ring* STALL STALL *ring* STALL STALL
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>>1802198
Nobody ever releases the cockpit audio after the one gem where the Delta pilots joked about leaving a "juicy message for investigators" and "ranking the attractiveness of the flight attendants" before taking off without flaps.
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>hon hon hon I vill kracheu dis avion ouize non survivants honhon hon
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>>1801894

Yeah, ya'lls cheese & art villa is consistently winning all the shit flying contests, especially now that the Russkies are making good, positive decisions about their international relationships.

definitely nobody can accuse the french people of giving a shit about their flying.
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>>1802392
>taking off without flaps

the wing is most efficient that way, moron. Flaps make you waste gas.

just don't forget to box for hard compounds first, yolo#
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>>1802392

>they actually ended up crashing the airplane

holy shit, I had no idea part 141 pilots were so fuckin' dumb

L MAO
M
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He didn't pay his fare! Get him, fellas!
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I've got him in my sights
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>>1802052
dead?

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I FUCKING LOVE TRAINS
I LOVE BEING ABLE TO MOVE CARGO CHEAPLY AND EFFICIENTLY FROM COAST TO COAST
I LOVE HAVING SAFE AND CHEAP HIGH-SPEED PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION THAT DOES'NT MAKE ME TAKE THE RISK OF DYING OR MAKES ME TAKE A DRIVER'S LICENSE
I LOVE OBSESSING OVER TRACK GAUGES, LINKS AND TRAIN SIGNALS LIKE AN AUTIST

WHY THE FUCK DOES MY COUNTRY'S RAIL SYSTEM HAVE TO BE THE WORST IN THE WORLD

>colombia's railroad system is almost entirely abandoned narrow-track mountain trains that serve no purpose

AAAAAAAAH

>tfw pic rel is basically the only train running in the country
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blessed train autist
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>>1801741
What train is this?
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>>1801884
unspecified narrow-gauge (3ft !!!) steam locomotives that run on the Sabana touristic line, which serves the capital and a few cities around it.
as far as I know the furthest station it will go to is Nemocon, 70km away from Bogota.
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picrel could be you but your country decided to spend money fighting cocaine instead

>nb4 what
plans made by Ferdinand of Lesseps to develop rail in Nueva Granada to integrate with the Panama canal.

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DMU's, EMU's, loco's, steam, narrow gauge, broad gauge. You like 'em, you post 'em.
I'll start: Class 158 + Reginal Railways livery = K I N O
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>>1798695
I disagree, I've always thought the Virgin Pendos were decent inside. Hated the smell of the toilets though.
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>>1798894
>shitachi
>hot
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>>1798894
Soulless train but I like the livery
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>>1779884

based GNER posting
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Kyoto woodland

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we are human beings, the most amazing ingenious and adventurous of all animals. We have tamed the oceans, the deserts, the forests, the mountains, the frozen wastes and the mother fucking sky.
Human beings come in all shapes and forms, it must be that way, we need childbearing women, we need worker bees, we need warriors types, wise men and we even need cowards and doom mongers, but the rarest and most important of all are the adventurers, the fearless pushers of boundaries, the people who live life out on the edge pushing the envelope in their mysterious desire to find out how fast is too fast, how high is too high and how hard is too hard, these are the humans who drag the rest of the species kicking and screaming into the unknown, into the future and out of the cave towards the stars.

This thread is for them, those who are not worried about every possible disaster that may befall them, who fall not for the marketing mans scare stories and care not to live a life wrapped in cotton wool and bubble wrap, for the health and safety hold-outs, for those who just want to live life to the fullest in the moment surrounded by possibilities good and bad as we carve our way through the hostile deathscape that is life on Earth and face down our fears, to conquer our anxieties, those of us who refuse to allow fear to make a home in our hearts and who will not succumb to the way of the coward.

This is for the helmet rejectors.

Post videos, articles and accounts of men being men, women trying their damnedest to be men and kids showing us all how to really embrace existence and live in the moment free of fear, taking the simplest of wheeled transport and turning into a dance with death, I shall start...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=242BZrw-U2U&t=871s

https://www.bicycling.com/culture/a28786346/rough-stuff-fellowship-cycling-club/
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>>1802595
>https://sys.4channel.org/derefer?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bicycling.com%2Fculture%2Fa28786346%2Frough-stuff-fellowship-cycling-club%2F

All images are of them carrying or pushing their bikes. What's the point in even bringing a bike then?
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>>1802595
Ummm no. Wearing a helmet is accepting the fact that you WILL crash and can do so without wasting time dealing with a concussion.
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>>1802599
Yea
that's what I'm thinking too
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With added safety, real or imagined, even the adventurer typically feels more confident to push limits even further.
Unless you're talking careless adventurers, they are basically just doing really cool suicides.
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>>1802595
Imagine being so insecure that you feel the need to *checks notes* make this thread. you sound like a faggot.

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>why don't you want to use the subway?

https://nypost.com/2022/03/08/passenger-caught-urinating-on-nyc-subway-as-commuters-seem-unfazed/
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>>1802507
Is this what passes for "white" where you live?
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>>1802509
>Is this what passes for "white" where you live?
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>>1802509
The USA is a 100% black country by their own one drop rule kek
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>nyc subways
If Jason Voorhees took the NYC subway nobody would care. He did it in 1989 after all.
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>>1802507
>>1802510
keep SEETHING nigger kover

See here for detail:
>>>/o/25332570

Don't really understand mopeds but if they come in 125cc then suggestions are welcome too.

Gonna be for general, non-special usage. A bit of dirt road once a while, a semi-long trip once in a while. Most of the time, driving around urban hoods and enjoying some uphills.

Probably gonna need a storage box or something added to it.

You'll know the pros and cons. Which should I go for? Budget limited to 125cc quality or 200cc cheap brand.
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>>1794969
That's true, but some ninja 250 will also get you where you want to go
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>>1788267
i do my scoot is 50cc 2T
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>>1796670
Traffic jams, pften havw to go on a slightly gravel pavement.

Tho I did that and crashed the other day
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Step aside, peasants.
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>>1801403
>Step aside, peasants.
said the peasant




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