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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

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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How do we make the roads safer for lightweight PEVs, velos and ebikes?

I was thinking instead of those pesky traffic cameras we could install motion activated speed bumps. Just a series of blocks that normally sit flush with the road but raise up whenever someone does more than 5 or 8mph over the speed limit.

Since most car trips are 11 miles or less it doesnt make sense to use a 4,000 pound vehicle to move a single human from A to B and back.

What do you guys think?
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>>1796176
>How do we make the roads safer for lightweight PEVs, velos and ebikes?
we do blood sacrifices of lightweight PEVs, velos and ebike owners untill the pavement is nothing but blood and scabs, then christ will come and expell the jews to hell.
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>>1796176
>pic
why is it unpainted transparent plastic
that looks fucking perverted
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>>1800967
The Netherlands called. They would like to discuss effective traffic calming measures they've already implemented.
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>>1802559
Because thats someones E-penis. Also I dont want to shill with a mass produced velo Ebike. Having said that the Electrom does look sweet but not rain proof.
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>>1802559
paint is dead weight

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Can NA redeem itself?
What is the best city in NA, transportwise?
Is NA improving?
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>>1795692
Nah, Sacramento is still pretty shit if you want to go to the westside of the river, or Natomas.
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>>1790492
It's decent but you also have to live in Vancouver so eh...
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>>1795952
>>1796098

Ottawa's decent (I've lived here all my life and basically taken every type of transport possible) but the O-train has been a massive mess. As in, the wheels cracked under the strain of how many people took it because they FORGOT TO ACCOUNT FOR IT.

We're definitely a pretty good city for it, especially because we tend not to have the worse traffic, but I'd probably put is more on the level of something like, i dunno, Minneapolis than an actually good city for transport like New York.

Here's hoping though
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I've lived in Toronto and Montréal, never owned a car, both have been pretty good to me in terms of transit I especially love the streetcars of my home city
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>>1790026
this shit is nearly a decade old bro

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Been trying to get into a railroad for a couple years now
Haven't gotten any interviews,What gives?
anywhere else i get interviews but not with a railroad,Haven't even done anything to be blackballed nor do i have any idiotic shit done that bar me from it.
any advice anons?
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bumm
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>>1795326

Getting a rail job is ridiculously easy if you got a CDL A with hazmat/TWIC. I also got a forklift certification and confined space entry. Basically you do ~6 months moving pallets at a truck crossdock which is like working for a railroad but more dangerous due to the constant crush hazard. Fact is most RR equipment are airbrake-equipped combination trucks, and RRs need people licensed to operate them. Most of the time will be spent stuck in traffic on freeways going from jobsite to jobsite unless the railroad is competent enough to setup a workshop inside a caboose or MOW train.
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>>1795346

Depends where you work. My state restricts UP's ability to subcontract work because we're not a right-to-work state. UP is less picky than my regional MTA, they require about ~5 years experience at UP just to get an interview. This is because they run with UP trains so the operation is setup to snipe employees from UP rather than train them in-house. Kinda dumb IMO when the job is so much easier (doing the same 10 stops every day versus doing 20 different stops every other day).
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>>1797716
complete side track but they managed to export the 230? god damn feels like the pacer experiments again
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>>1802450
Pretty sure it's a trial run

Thinking about ordering a Sur Ron ebike. Any competitor bikes I should look into? Do you have any advice/criticism about the Sur Ron? My plan for riding is just to have something to fuck around on with decent speed without getting in trouble.
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>>1800117
not really an e bike if it doesn't have pedals now is it

>>1800118
no but if you aren't an obnoxious prick nobody will care
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>>1800118
A lot of places have restrictions on what’s legal or not depending on the engine size, maximum speed and how the bike looks. But like other users said, depending on where you live, cops only pull over if youre being a dumbass or they want to tack on a charge.
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>>1800118
As long as they have rearview mirror and the lights, its legal
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fucking garbage, go buy an old honda 90 or some equivilent thereof.

Post and talk about trams and similar light rail.
Starting with a pic the neat Tatra KT4DCs of Potsdam.
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>they block 4chan and 4chanel on wifi in local trams in this eastern euro shithole
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>>1799652
good
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bump
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Brooklyn PCC
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>>1798082
It has a somewhat dangerous vibe.

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>restoring the rail line is just too expensive, it would never be profitable or viable and it will never be funded!
>province approves nearly $1 Billion replacement of a fucking museum to replace "colonial" exhibits and seismic upgrades
god I hate Canada.
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>>1802231
you could, theoretically ofc, cross the largest unguarded border in the world and then take a plane through there
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>>1802240
Yeah that's Plan B. Plan A is wait another year and see how she goes.
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>>1802219
Kek quick run down?
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>>1802216
>governors
>t. American
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>>1802218
this picture infuriates me, you can't even get a good bus up north saanich anymore without it taking the most retarted slow route with delays

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Is this the best way to cycle in the rain?
Somewhat upright bicycle, full length longboard fenders + short Poncho cape?
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>>1802446
I have this problem but rather have some sweat in my pits back and ass than having grim mud and dirty water all over me
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>>1802446
If you get properly baggy rain clothes it isn't much of a problem for commuting speed. But yea it's less than ideal for cardio j will admit.

What the Fuck else can you do, though? Short of bringing spare clothes?

I feel like best solution is a decent raincoat and some synthetic leggings, keep your real pants in a bag and change upon arrival. Otherwise bring a little wet really isn't a big deal.
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>>1802324
rei house brand gore tex jacket, rapha technical trousers, wool socks, chrome brand shoes. accept wet legs and feet for an hour until you dry out. this is for my commute to work, btw. if you're just riding for pleasure or sport, just be wet. nothing you do will save you from your own sweat.
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>>1802410
why no nobody will buy one of these
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>>1802324
Step your game up.

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>ctrl-f
>fold
>0 results
My chinesium, nth hand, hand me down bike broke, again, so I want to replace it with a folding bike since I commute by train everyday; I also do evening deliveries on my bike (yes I'm poor) so the daily km tally is quite high. For that reason I want to avoid the cheapest, crappiest bikes to be found on Amazon and I'm willing to spend (a little) extra for a bike that somewhat reliable.

I live in Euroland. All I know about folding bikes is that Decathlon sells a few models and while they're decent quality for the price I should avoid the cheapest one. Anyone familiar with Decathlon Tilt 500 or 900 models? Any reason to prefer one over the other?
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>>1797881
Dahons are usually regarded as being some of the best, yeah.
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>>1797946
Thanks Anon. For everyone else, if you're looking for a ~1k folder, this looks imo like the one.
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Anyone have any experience with Citizen bikes? Was looking into maybe getting the Miami Citizen but I feel like I don't find too much info about them online.
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bump
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>>1794464
montague is all 3

what would the punishment be for landing a general aviation plane on a decommissioned airport be?
in the uk if that matters
and assuming the landing was done as safely as possible
i cant tell you why i need to know this
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>>1801796
How would anyone know if you just took off from some random airfield?
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>>1801795
Have you been circling waiting for an reply?
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>>1801973
its in the middle of a city itl draw attention
i just wana know if il loose my licence entirely or just get a temporery suspension
>>1801991
yes my fuel is running very low
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>>1801786
Radio comms failure. Didn't want to land unannounced at an active airport and risk endangering others.
>>1801875
>Landing a bit short
Fucking kek
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>>1802196
my plane doesnt have a radio lol
desu i dont rly wanna fake an emergency unless i need to to not loose my licence i just wanna land at this damn abandoned airport to prove a point but the owners of it are assholes and will probably try to have my head for it

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Do you ever go for a chad bmx run?
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I dont understand the sizing for bmx I'm 1,85cm what frame should i get?
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>>1801926
Scale model?
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>>1801669
I've ran over a cat with my Peugeot, I didn't stop but I remember that I was worried afterwards that I might have hurt her
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>>1802091
One time I ran over a possum. Front tire missed him, rear tire got him.
Broke his spine. I looked back, and his hips were turned to the sky, legs motionless, trying to scrabble away with just his arms.
Had to go back and slit his throat. It was the merciful thing to do.

But yeah, I hope that cat was alright.
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>>1801669
no, because im not 15 anymore

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Are you ready for your LIMIT BREAK /n/?

>October 2022
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I remembered losing interest during the second interhigh. It was so drawn out / boring and the special abilities were just getting ridiculous in a bad way.
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>>1802360
This thing right here was the final nail in the coffin.
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>>1802360
I'm excited!

Guys who wear helmets vs guys who don’t:
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>>1800972
>>1802000

>>1801338
Yeah, same. I get the impression that people who cry about me not having a helmet also get very upset about covid vaccines.
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>>1795077
>cracked my head open more than once
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>>1795041
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>>1795533

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I wear a helmet sometimes, at complete random.
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Average no helmet enjoyer




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