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where to start? she spends a lot of time at work and only has free time at weekends really, maybe once a week would be enough but need to get an entry level road bike first. start with 30min rides on a $300 bike and build into it? her health isn't the best so would be good for general wellness
pic related
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>>1576136
Nice
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>>1576463
>All that LOOKs and nobody noticed the bike until it was too late
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>>1576478
kek
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>>1575729
step 1. break her legs
step 2. ??
step 3. take her cycling
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>>1575732
what's the matter anon? OP just wants to help out their GF, no need to seethe

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/trams/
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>>1577606
this is a 3d generated image of what the new Seattle tram line will look like once its built. Construction keeps getting delayed though.
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>>1577664
disgusting
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>>1577616
Lol yet another liberally controlled city can't get anything done
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Like a tram for ants
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>>1578507
isn't that a subway?

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What's your favorite defunct airline? Why did it disappear?
For me it's Ansett. They went bankrupt back in September 2001, though they stuck around until 2002 as an A320-only low cost carrier in the hopes of finding a buyer.

Their bankruptcy had a few causes
>Deregulation of the Australian airline market put increased pressure on their revenues
>Most of their major investments (including a part share in the now-defunct America West airlines) performed poorly
>Their 767 fleet was aging and regularly had maintenance issues, culminating in their 767 fleet being grounded in Christmas 2000 and their entire fleet being grounded in Easter 2001, which was an expensive loss.
>Air New Zealand bought them out and merged with them in early 2000. ANZ didn't really have the capital available for their own modernization needs, let alone those of Ansett, so the result was that both companies were severely undercapitalised. (ANZ would go bankrupt around the same time as Ansett and had to be renationalised)
>Air New Zealand's attempts to reduce the operating costs of Ansett had detrimental effects on service quality. Their aim was to keep the same revenue while getting costs down, since that was somewhat successful for Air New Zealand, but in Ansett it had the effect of driving away customers who wanted premium service
>They spent a large amount of money to become the official sponsors of the Sydney 2000 Olympics, but didn't see much return on it since Qantas had a much stronger brand image internationally as Australia's airline, and combined with some guerilla marketing by Qantas a large number of people just assumed that Qantas was the official sponsor anyway.

After Singapore Airlines and Qantas pulled back from buying Ansett Mk.1 when it was in administration, there were plans to keep it flying in a smaller form put forward by the Tesna Consortium, but since the government didn't offer them any support they pulled back and Ansett Mk. 2's last flight landed on March 4th 2002.
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>>1578721
Am rarted when it comes to airlines. Did United make a budget airline simply called Ted?
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>>1578844
Yeah, it ran from 2003 to 2008 and was then closed when fuel prices spiked

They also had an earlier attempt at a low cost carrier called "Shuttle by United" which used 737s from 1994 to 2001. (There was a bit of a trend for this at the time. USAir had Metrojet from 1998 to 2001 and Delta had Delta Express from 1996 to 2003, which then became "Song" from 2003 to 2006)
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>>1578863
What a stupid fucking name. "Ted." Someone call American Airlines and tell them to create a budget airline called Erica
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>>1578863
I actually flew Song once, to and from Puerto Rico. Blew my mind because that was the first time I had flown on a plane that had seatback movie screens instead of the overhead aisle TVs. I had no idea at the time that it was technically a budget airline.

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Post all of your bikes, past and present, edition.

Other thread conversation is kill.
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>>1578343
>the brand/model of those glasses?
You're right -- Oakley Flight Jacket. Oakley pricing is bizarre, it seems to depend on whether the frame is a currently fashionable colour or not.
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>>1578558
thanks, drivetrain is 45/39 14-28, I wanted a smaller outer chainring for loaded city riding since 53/39 is just too awkward and prone to crosschaining. Would have preferred something like a 48 or 50 but 45 was the closest I could find that was also 130BCD and road-chain-compatible, has served me well.
of course ideally I'd just get a compact or subcompact crankset but the goal is to spend as little as possible on this one
also that looks like my bike's aggressive cousin, pretty cool
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>>1577019
Bike's got soul and is more based than 90% of shit posted ITT.
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>>1577019
Memories... ride it far!
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>>1578928
t. garbage child

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Continued from>>1428181

Old thread hit image limit so post your airports thread #18 Starting with ARN
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SXM back in 2016
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>>1575386
yeah but not as frequently as before, plus they use 787s for those flights
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>>1573624
I like to drift back to simpler times every now and then.
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>>1488813
I love my airport
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bump? ... yes

What's the appeal of graffiti?
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>>1578497
You're mistaken. They're uninteresting.
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>>1578501
Down to preference, I suppose. Although I also kinda like the raw concrete dystopia in that area, but those murals are pretty fun to look at as well
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>>1577039
Post Hetchepslut getting dicked or gtfo
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Everyone knows the street art movement was started by the TWA to maintain jobs during NYC’s stagnation
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>>1563980
>>1563979
This is neat.
Graffiti is mostly shit, but if people really started just guerilla painting trains into heritage liveries that would be fun.

it's gotten a bit better now? idk
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>>1577270
t. Indian
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After WWII, New York’s Third Avenue Railway System sold some of these streetcars to Bombay, where the platforms were opened up and the cars narrowed. They had originally been rebuilt by TARS from old single truck cars.
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>>1572933
have they considered fairings for the passengers on the outside of the rail car ?
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>>1572933
Wont it be dangerous to have people sit on top of a train going that fast??
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what do you think is the average rape figure for train rides?

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When you see it

Previous thread: >>1485067
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>>1516542
Your post number is 6542.
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>>1516577
Your post numer is 6577.
>>1516621
Your post numer is 6621.
>>1516863
Your post numer is 6863.
and so on
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>>1578897
>>1578898
oh, finally an answer. how fucking autistic, /n/ is so slow that you can easily roll numbers and get them most of the time, and delete the fails
https://archive.nyafuu.org/n/thread/1516542/

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If I was a billionaire and I wanted to buy a super-sonic jet, just for fun, what should I buy?
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>>1513067
MIG-25. Fastest plane money can buy, and they're only $5M
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>>1514609
Look at this poorfag whining about petty shit.
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>>1532721
Two, one got starfightere'd but the other completed the test program and is now a museum piece.
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>>1513067
SU-57
don't even have to think about it
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>>1578912

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https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/faa-clears-boeing-737-max-fly-again-n1248090
We are BACK.
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>>1575701

Avoiding Canuck airspace to dodge overflight fees is no problem on SEA-JFK. NY Tracon actually prefers traffic come in from CLE instead of upstate, unless it is summer and TRWS are forcing traffic to the north.
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>747-Max
>chad
choose one
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>>1576038
Why would they allow a grounded plane not considered safe to fly in their airspace? Please explain this to me.
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There are exactly zero US domestic flight materially affected by Canadian airspace. Because even the couple that might theoretically be are already running under capacity. Flying a barely longer route coats a lot less to the airline than running at 2/3 capacity. The whole premise of the asinine conversation you morons have had here is moot.
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>>1578354
Do you really think Canada can say "no" to America? Get fucked, leaf.

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Having a small mirror on the traffic side of your bike improves quality of life by 100%.
I can never go back.
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>>1571964
why yes, this is a race
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I literally pulled something in my neck doing a shoulder check this morning. If only I had a mirror.
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>>1571964
yes use a mirror! I wouldn't ride my motorcycle without one and the same reasons work for bikes too.
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>>1572146
work as well as the x-ray specs from comic book ads
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>>1573719
like anybody on here is a world class competitor and it would be a noticeable drag....

How long will take for hyperloop to be rolled out on mass? Is it worth developing nations to skip HSR and wait for Hyperloop?
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>>1575489
I think this is exactly what the other anon found confusing. Why desing a cone-shape, which is aerodynamic, but unfavorable in terms of space, when the vehicle is designed to operate in a vacuum? Why not a bulky, or flat front?
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>>1574744
hows that different from hsr or maglev
no reason for tube if no atmosphere
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>>1574688
Californian Billionaires microdose so they can’t just make a train cause it makes sense
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>>1574530
go back to fucking reddit, mentioning the memeloop should be a bannable offense because you have to be fucking retarded to think anything about it is a good idea. /n/ is an HSR board.
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thunderf00t already proved that it's a scam

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https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/product-news/spring-powered-wheel-claims-to-be-e-bike-alternative-at-lower-cost-476421
>An Ireland-based entrepreneur is claiming to have invented a power-assisted bicycle wheel that doesn’t use batteries, doesn’t need charging, is not speed restricted and has an infinite range.
https://youtu.be/0sWE6Ylosl0
https://youtu.be/Oi7CU9s-Bac
we got too cocky bros!
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>>1578171
The inventor disappearing under mysterious circumstances in 3.... 2....
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>>1578492
>no way it would counteract the added weight
its a self starting flywheel
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>>1578171
The axle will wear out very quickly
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>>1578297
>and it must weigh a ton compared to a regular wheel
regular wheels weigh "a ton" more than carbon wheels but you don't see that stopping them.
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>what is the force that compresses and decompresses the spings in the next half rep
>Oh it cancels itself out you say while having friction losses on top
>what is thermodynamics anyways

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Crust Bikes finally embraces their station as "Rivendell With Disc Brakes" - and will go on to show how much money Grant could have made it here had no scruples and cucked his legacy for marketing hype bullshit like disc brakes on pavement bikes.

Anyways here's the new ultraromance branded model, they decided to just paint it like a Riv so it would sell this time. Honestly prefer Grant's bumbling free speech SJW behavior greatly to Crusts cynical identity politics. Grant should just sue this point, no amount of instagram shoutouts are going to make up for the revenue they bite out of Riv with this blatant ripoff
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>>1578680
fork crown mount
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>>1577977
Why does his bike look so small? Surely the seat should be higher for how long his legs are?
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>>1578004
>drops
fucking kids shitposting, a big part of why bike threads on /n/ suck
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>>1578046
best post in whole thread! thank you.
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>>1578103
then the marketing people have succeeded

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I stumbled across this project that is planned in Prague on an old stretch of rails that are being relocated nearby and thought Ill share the visuals with you guys as I think its pretty cool /n/ reuse of a railway. They keep a lot of original elements there including several pieces of rails, bridges and lamps/signals

I have to say I am pretty curious to see it done.

on this one they show how an area around the Praha-Strasnice station will be used after it recieves the last train this december.
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>>1578622
If you're a tourist in Philly, you'd have to come into Center CIty, go North through China Town and north still around Callowhilll, which is totally fine, but very industrial with big ass barbed wire fences and electrical shit everywhere. Looks very unfrirednly.
When you get to the line, it runs east west so you're not actually going anywhere.
It was much better when it was left abandoned and you could walk your dog or have a couple beers on the rope swings that people hung off these big bastards >>1578614
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I always thought rail lines should have bike lanes adjacent
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>>1578590
Birmingham Alabama did this for a stretch of railway going straight through the city. pretty neat, called the rotary trail since there's already a railroad park
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>>1578807
Problem with roads directly adjacent is they only serve frontage on one side. Junctions will be complicated by the crossings. It may feel less open and pleasant.
As a result of land ROW acquisition and spacing crossings at mid-block, it's common to align at-grade railways through backyards and alleys. Being embanked or sunken facilitates those parallel "frontage" roads.
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>>1578807
yeah but, the railway is there in the first place because someone thought 'i need to get from [place] to [place] and i can't bike that far'. then you'd need someone to maintain the bike lanes so they didn't get overrun with weeds and trash.

i mean it's not a dreadful idea but, i mean, why not just take your bike on the train instead

unless you mean like intra-city light rail? in which case available space will be the issue, plus keeping cycle traffic and LRT traffic safe and separated.




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