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Posted in thread: Lights, reflectors and other required equipment on 03-24-2017 at 08:08 PM
The law requires manufactures to put reflectors on bicycles. It does not require the buyer to
leave them there.
Posted in thread: Legal problems with the rails to trails. on 03-24-2017 at 08:06 PM
I threatened a Montana senator with arrest about a month ago. He backed down but they are
trying a new tact. I think it is house bill 267. It is clearly in conflict with federal law
since it imposes a...
Posted in thread: Danger From Carbon Fiber Bikes on 07-23-2016 at 02:02 AM
I figured this out in the 70's. Dad had a fiberglass bow. I found a new string for it. On the
first pull it exploded. It is the glue that goes bad. Ozone and ultraviolet light are the main
Posted in thread: In Order to Keep Warm on 04-09-2016 at 12:11 AM
Start taking niacin. This takes years but it does work by cleaning out the capillaries. My weak
spot is my hands where the handlebars cuts off the circulation. For a really cold snap put some
Posted in thread: A home made 42 tooth cog. on 02-16-2016 at 11:46 PM
I did it to see what's possible. The big jump is a bit less energy wise than the old alpine
gearing with a 14 to 17. The front 42 is just a middle turned around.
Posted in thread: A home made 42 tooth cog. on 02-15-2016 at 11:39 PM
Here is my latest gear setup. A 42 tooth cog made out of a chainring. This is an unusual size
it came of a child's bike. Only the old style Shimano megarange derailleurs will handle this
size. I had t...
Posted in thread: Legal problems with the rails to trails. on 11-12-2015 at 12:48 PM
I'm not talking about an easement. This is all standard law under the United states code. No
one has the right to obstruct highway traffic period. What local governments are doing is
obstructing non m...
Posted in thread: Veyron transmission technology for bicycles. on 10-28-2015 at 11:47 PM
The Bugatti Veyron has two transmissions. These have an even gear and an odd gear side. After a
shift is done a clutch then switches sides so a shift takes only .150 seconds. This should work
Posted in thread: Freeway Riding - Mostly in the West on 04-22-2015 at 12:35 AM
Title 23 United states code 109m states (m) Protection of Nonmotorized Transportation Traffic.
--The Secretary shall not approve any project or take any regulatory action under this title
that will re...
Posted in thread: Illegal ban for cyclist on highway 78 on 04-22-2015 at 12:13 AM
There is a 2 mile section of highway 78 in St Claire county where interstate 20 has been built
over the top of it. I was illegally pulled over by a deputy sheriff and told cycling on the