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I really don't know. Everything about it seems cool, it seems to be working for Vancouver.
Meme-ish, possibly worth considering for new build light metro kinda things, bad idea for conversion of existing railways. Lightweight bogies, potentially lower floor, can handle a bit steeper gradients, so could cut civil engineering costs a bit and no maintenance for gearboxes vis traditional motors, but worse efficiency and needs that pusher plate mounted on the track.
Some of the systems that have tried linear motor lines have later gone to conventional motors when adding new lines, like Vancouver built Expo and Millenium Skytrain lines with linear, then conventional Canada line, Guangzhou used linear for lines 4 5 and 6, then back to conventional for 7/8/9/13/14/18/21
>light metro kinda things
Yeah you have to be 100% sure and committed to building an independent network of them. Trains can't run to conventional metro, light rail, or tramway. The reverse is also true with tighter loading gauge.
>bad idea for conversion of existing railways
How Paris Metro converted to rubber-tyred guideway while keeping steel wheels and tracks is such a abnormality.
>cut civil engineering costs
Unfortunately they have worse capacity, limited capability of expansion Tokyo Toei Oedo Line is suffering from overcrowding (to be fair it is over-extended outside the Metropolis on the outer radial section)

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What went wrong /n/?

>a mad dictator kidnaps you anmd forces you to design a network of rollercoasters as the main mean of public transport for the goverment restrict in his capital.
what do?
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Dodonpa isn't magnetically launched
They’re loaded onto a separate maglev tram that ensures prompt arrival at the next roller coaster station coinciding with arrivals of the roller coasters
you need to be 6ft+ to ride
Anybody else exclusively used some coaster with maximum acceleration to shuttle around visitors instead of the regular trains?
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Yeah, designs like pic-related were very popular in that your guests paid shit tons of cash just to go deeper into your park.

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1. What are the top 5 selling bike brands in the USA?

2. In your opinion, who are the top 3 bicycle manufacturers?
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I have nothing more to add, but to comment that it will be interesting to see how things change now that Pon Holdings now owns so many bikes brands (Caloi, Cannondale, Cervelo, Charge, Derby Cycle, Focus, Gazelle, GT, Iron Horse, Juliana, Kalkhoff, Kidtraxx, Mongoose, Santa Cruz, Schwinn, Union, Urban Arrow, and more!)
I'm not a big fan of pacific cycles, or Dorel, but to see them just fucking entirely gobbled up in one swoop is astounding. We'll just have to see if Pon actually has a plan, or if they're just collecting name brands.

those are the 3 sides of 3 of the based industry

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Jannies have been cleaning up railyards for almost 150 years. Say something nice about them.
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>And then the glorious EU will print moniez out of thin air
This is unironically good monetary policy. Inflation is a myth
It's even crazier when you find out that the 80lb knuckle (208) that swings shut is only held closed by the lock block (220) which only weighs a few pounds. That one piece of metal is completely capable of holding the knuckle closed even if the pin (212) is missing. The pin is really only there to keep the knuckle from falling out when you operate the lifter (224) to separate the cars. It's not uncommon where I work for inbounds to land with the pins missing on some of the cars. For a while, plastic pins were popular because they were cheaper, but they are also more prone to breaking when switching cars. Although the janney coupler makes my job a lot easier, when the lock block assembly wears out and you can't pull the pin because it's catching inside, they can be a real pain in the ass.
Yuan Dynasty China and Weimar Germany
steel = reel
Countries that didn't tax enough because they were afraid of rich men.

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What's the best airliner, and why is it the A220?
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>drive F-150
>be 5'10" manlet
>stand up
>smash head on roof
wtf bros the F-150 is for 2 feet manlets????
It was my favorite United livery
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For me, it's the C919.
North American airlines straight-up won't buy it
European airlines will easily prefer the A320neo refreshes
maybe you can sucker some African airlines into buying it, but this is mostly for the domestic market only

train ferry in southern china. tracks installed in the ferry deck, passenger train rolls onto the ferry, at the other end the ferry docks onto a connecting railway and the passenger train rolls off the ferry and away into china
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LB&SCR E2 Tank inadvertently running on an old disused single-truck rail barge, at Callan Pond on the Isle of Sodor (colorized).
Bless you, these are beautiful pics
It still has the advantage of not having to change:
>run on HSR
>slow down for ferry
>run on HSR again

Also, the OP photo features a test train for all it matters.
With ma best girl at ma' side! O----h... I'm a lumberjack and I'm O.K. ...

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Make a new thread, you must! Its a moral imperative.
This one that happened less than 10 blocks from my house?

Ok maybe not. Sounds like she didnt know what she was running into.
Share the road retard.
God I hate cagies.
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>77-year-old driver
>the woman waited a moment, drove in reverse, then went forward again

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This is default bike of Moscow "ubereats" (Russian yandex equivalent) couriers.
Say something nice about her.
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post your favourites pls, i'm intrigued
>would you
Get paid to ride? Fuck yeah. Wonder how much payload this thing can haul?
at least one of your mom, maybe two
Are penta/tri spoke wheels better for ebikes in general? I have a 1000w direct drive hub motor laced to a heavy duty rim with 12g spokes and just after 4000 miles I'm starting to have spokes break on the hub end.
>La Poste
she's cute

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This happened three years ago today
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This board is so cringe.
Invisible selfie stick
Are you 12 or did you just come from reddit?

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The information display on my bus is stuck at login.
Why would they use Win10 instead of 95-2000 which have been proven effective in embedded applications for more than two decades.
Metro trains in my city use linux.

>t. /g/ told me off so I'm here
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>it just werkz
Kind of ironic.
theoretically true but when was the last time you heard of this happening? most of these embedded systems aren't connected to the internet, and if they are, you would expect the admin to adopt basic security measurements like closing ports and a proper firewall configuration
thousands of ATMs still run on windows XP, same as plenty of military devices
'my computer isn't blaring out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIos0ya-yss VIRUS DETECTED VIRUS DETECTED VIRUS DETECTED VIRUS DETECTED VIRUS DETECTED VIRUS DETECTED so im pretty sure its safe'
Just use windows 10 ltsc lmao.
I didn't mean literally hear a virus noise you silly goose

When I was small, any kid who had a low rider cycle was the ultimate sex haver in our eyes
that one almost looks like a recumbent
Those are kinda fun to ride
And I cringe every time I have to buy a new normal length chain. Single speed chains are a bit cheaper though, so maybe it evens out.

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What radicalized you?
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Do you not see how ridiculous it is to suggest that we redesign our cities, but in a way that keeps racial inequities? If you’re not trying to design cities for a tolerant, sustainable future then your just a troll.
It is possible to have rational discussions about urban planning without making Diversity Inclusion and Equity (TM) and sustainability the only focus. Strong Towns actually started on this premise, that the financials were so bad and so compelling that the other talking points were, quite frankly, irrelevant.
But I seriously doubt you actually hold epic progressive views and are just a troll, so I've been master baited I'm sure
You don't have to design inequalities. They emerge spontaneously and attempts to socially engineer them away always has unforeseen consequences. Legitimate solutions are nowadays criticized for not having enough white guilt or pandering to blacks.
americans dont want to admit it but to fix the affordability issue, the government needs to step in and force it to happen, which is sadly "communism"
Yes. For example I usually wait to form an opinion on something to see what the majority of people think about it and then I join the opposite side.

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i wanna start cycling just to try something diffrent but i dont want to worry about being groomed later in life
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i got offered "a ride" and got stalked by a dude for 2 hours straight in the first time i gone out in a while
i dont want to make it worse
Not op but if that’s true I don’t want to get into cycling. Women always comment how much they love my thic fat ass
take pictures of him next time and their license plate
then don't
>the only cyclists with noteworthy muscle gain overall are track sprinters
And those guys do a lot of leg work in the gym.

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Is there anyone in planning history with worse outcomes for the cities they've been involved in?

Her influence resulted in 3 of the most expensive cities in the world
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No, not even with the traditional capitalistic theory of supply and demand, it just means that demand outstrips supply to become more expensive, and in most of the areas this is diluted with non-capitalism factors like licenses, fees, and taxes that make it more expensive than it already is.

If the expensive/desirable equilibrium was actually true, than I've got a $50 can of Spam to sell to you. Of course you can get it for cheaper elsewhere (not to mention better meat is less expensive), but it's more expensive, it has to be better, right?
>it just means that demand outstrips supply
Wow, you were so close. What would you call it when lots people want something? p-popular? d-desirable?
Nobody is going to buy your $50 can of spam while thousands of people across the country are willing to move to New York and pay $2k a month to rent a shoebox.
Why is there demand, though?
With NYC, and how many places are empty, sure they’re proved too high.
But in general, that’s not the case. In general, if stuff is selling and renting at high prices, that’s because people want to live there. Those places would be empty if they didn’t.
>supply and demand
Most unfit analogy I've read all month.

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