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Other one is on autosage, starting a new one with some oc from Basel
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>>1146347
yeah nah mate keep your trolley and I'll have my Z3 tram with superior design and no rusting bogies.
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>>1146347
A E S T H E T I C
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BARCELONA'S HISTORIC BLUE TRAM TO SHUT DOWN FOR MAJOR RENOVATIONS

>on February 1st the blue tram will shut down for "at least to years", according to the councilwoman for mobility.
>from what has been known through the press, the tram tracks will be moved from the central lanes to the outermost lanes
>also a better solution is to be found for the lower terminus, where nowadays both tracks join into a stub track on the side of the road, whereby the descending track has to cross over the ascending lane.
>the blue tram runs on its original line from 1901 with tram cars from 1906
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>>1146620
link to news item
http://beteve.cat/obres-tramvia-blau-anys/
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Pro-tram rally today was reasonably successful, easily around 1000 participants. Two groups marched from either of the tram termini along the avenue where the ttam would run, and met about halfway. We were escorted by the police and git to cut traffic as we passed through, which got cagers pissed. Breddy gud fun desu

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Your given a letter saying your the new head of amtrak, what do you do /n/.
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>>1135557
>hand over all new haven to springfield shuttle trains to ctdot when commuter rail comes online in may

This please.
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>>1136214
God damn these commie death trains killing DECENT AMERICAN MOTORISTS!

Railways are no good! Rip them up; turn them into roads! That'll cheaply and effectively increase traffic flow and improve the economy!

USA, USA, USA!
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>>1135520
defund and disband it. there is no reason to have long range passenger trains when airliners exist.
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1 nationalize chicago
2 merge Amtrak into the USPS
3 Eliminate POTUS, transfer executive powers to the Postmaster General
4 nationalize existing private rail companies
5 all previous revenue from Union Pacific and other rail companies is controlled by the USPS
6 use that revenue to straighten and electrify railways
7 double the number of railways by 2024
8 USPS declares marshal law and disbands the house, senate and judiciary
9 USPS nationalizes all industry
10 All americans become postal workers
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>>1146681
ALL HAIL USPS!

Short shorts for everyone.

Is this even possible irl?
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>>1140497
You can't be completely sure, the c130 is a big plane.
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>>1146573
>the c130 is a big plane.
For you
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>>1146574
If I open that cargo door would you die?
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Flyboy brainlets can't into physics. Trains are the superior mode of transport
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The crew that flew the Bandit (aircraft being dragged in the film) actually crashed the plane a few months after filming.

https://www.news24.com/Archives/Witness/SA-pilots-die-as-Batman-aircraft-crashes-20150430

>you will never fly the 747-200
why even live?
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>>1144425
Actually itd be better to make the bubbles side by side...
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>>1143830 >>1144425
There are practical limits to how big the engines can be. So I think a more likely they'll have two engines generating thrust and electricity, plus at least two extra fans consuming electricity to generate thrust. Though IIRC I've previously tried and failed to convince others of the merits of that solution.
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>>1142085
Cargolux!
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>>1141905
The older economy seats are way more comfortable than the thin pieces of plastic the have now
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New study shows cyclists obey traffic laws at least as often as motorists
https://www.outsideonline.com/2273001/cyclists-comply-traffic-laws-more-drivers

How will cagers ever recover? xD
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>>1146381
It's on of the busiest intersections between the most hipster bike-riding portion of Minneapolis, Uptown, and down downtown. Bike lanes are available along one of the avenues. Minneapolis has a large bike riding population for a city in the United States.
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>>1146529
I know, I'm not defending either
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>>1146073
>Yeah I find that hard to believe.
*drives 10 mph above the speed limit*
*doesn't yield*
*doesn't indicate turns*
*turns illegally*
*parks the car illegally*
*drives under influence*
*drives an unroadworthy vehicle*
*drives while texting*
*drives without paying attention*
*runs you over*
*says it was an accident*
*blames you for it anyway*
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>>1146496
>how do you conduct a survey like this otherwise.
Set up traffic cameras at several different types of intersections, cameras along stretches of different types of roads, and orient the cameras so that they're high enough up to see into a car and aren't very visible, then count traffic violations viewed by each camera
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>>1146498
What do you think you 'won', you moron?
>he thinks he's some cool badass internet troll
You're an idiot and you've made a fool of yourself. You think you've made me or anyone angry, when all you've accomplished is making me shake my head slowly in disbelief that anyone could be so dumb.

Today I got an NOS Blackburn mtf-1 rack. meant for 26" and keeps your panniers high off the ground. My rear panniers fit well but doesn't fit the fork with some tactical bending. I will be shelving this until I have a real need to carry shit. Very happy with it otherwise.
Cycling About did an aero test on panniers, inspiring me to move them forwards: https://www.cyclingabout.com/speed-difference-between-panniers-bikepacking-bags-aerodynamic-testing-results/
I should have bought a low rider rack but I'm a unique individual who rides NOS shit from the 80s. Oh well. It will be cool when I stabilize a massive bar bag with it
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>>1146663
>Dura Ace 9s
ma nigga, goat part, I love the cute little box and cable it comes with
one gen later and it loses the friction ring
shimano is pretty based for still making them
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>>1146665
The one I was messing with was a Schwalbe Marathon Winter with 200 studs and I probably would have had to put a patch on every one of them. After I ordered a replacement tire cut the other one in half just to see what the cross section looked like. That heavy tire has a puncture protection strip but it doesn't cover the studded part of the tire.
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>>1146676
I actually got these in your recommendation I think. I didn't know 10sp didn't do friction. Right now I'm running 9 speed cassette but friction shifting it with an 8 speed bar end. This is my return to indeed shifting to see if I like it. Always wanted longer bars ends without the plastic nub on the end. Very excited

>>1146686
Disappointing! Schwalbe Professional Tires needs to get their shit together
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>>1146676
This cable... they're selling it for $35
Cool I will make sure to use it

https://www.competitivecyclist.com/shimano-dura-ace-ot-sp41-polymer-coated-deraileur-cable
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>>1146698
Oh nvm it's fora whole bikes worth of it

Tugboat thread.
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Just got off a 47 day hitch on a tug in Alaska.

Love this shit.
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>>1146486
Samson T& B ?
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>>1146041
I used to have a picture of that tug in action in the Elliot Bay. Can’t seem to find it though.

>>1146590
Contracted for them. Moved freight and barges for Samson. Had a couple of their guys ride along for several weeks.
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How the fuck do they fit so much power into tugs? They don't usually have huge funnels either. It seems impossible.

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Guys I am so gay for an electric trials bike.
I commute every day on my 90s mountain bike but this looks like it would be a blast a few times a week.
Any redpills?
What do you think /n/?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fja0Bp8ilB4
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>>1145843
Ride up flight of stairs
Nothing personal kid
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>>1145843
since its electric, you dont need a licence
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>>1146126

>you dont need a licence
Where are you? There's a difference between you not needing a license, an endorsement depending on the max displacement/HP/speed of the vehicle in different jurisdictions.
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>>1145321
>Commuting on a trials bike would be fucking stupid and pointless.

If you have a trials bike and you actually just commute with it, I don't see the problem. If you don't have the self control to throttle back on a commute and save the crazy stuff for trail riding on the weekend, you should probably stay off the street on any vehicle.

Also, consider what someone said about wearing out expensive dirt tires riding on pavement.
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>>1146126
It's motorised. You need a licence.

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Been awhile since a thread like this. Never get too comfortable guys.. Friend had his front wheel and saddle taken. I dont get it, I dont even see saddles or many wheels on Craigslist.

What tools are used to steal bikes? I want to make something hard as fuck to break into.
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>>1144494
used to do this. Don't have a ss or fixie, or any beater now. I'd have to lock up my main commuter :(
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Get a bike that looks really shitty but rides pretty well. No one will want to steal it. I jacked up a round tube alloy bianchi frame by painting it with a rattle can, put white bar tape on in the opposite direction, smeared it with dirt, and use box section rims... but the rims are also Mavic tubulars with Vittoria tires that have the labels blacked out. The hubs are rattle canned shimano high-flange fixed gear hubs. The handlebars are alloy nitto bars. Brake pads are koolstop. Brakes are sram red 22 caliper brakes with labels blacked out. Whole thing weighs about 17 pounds and rides like a dream but it is the last bike someone would steal. Just looks like some dumb hipster fixie when in reality it is a smart hipster fixie that's still admittedly kinda dumb.
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>>1146583
Can we see it?
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My bike getting nicked in Portsmouth UK. Forgot to lock it. Was fun recovering it :)

https://youtu.be/AdlGhQ5eVro
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>>1144569
Bike insurance was ~$130 for this year of coverage for me. Although my bike is worth maybe $1500.
>t. Santa Barbara
I'm not sure if you consider that an expensive bike or not. Insurance is gonna cost way more if your bike is worth way more.

Also, no insurance company will insure a bike under $500. It's only considered "sporting equipment" at that price range.

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Is anyone familiar with how these were started? I can't seem to find a good image of the overhead panel, and I can't tell if there's a flight engineer or just a navigator. Also everything is in Russian...

Also, weird jets thread
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This aircraft is aesthetic
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When everyday is shoulders day
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>>1145004

Awesome, thanks a lot for these. Close up photos of the cockpit panels are very hard to find.
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>>1144432

My understanding is that these and the AN32s were designed for operation in the less well developed/hard to access areas of the Soviet Union so the undercarriage is designed for poor/no runway situations and the high engine mountings both reduce FOD ingestion and improve aircraft performance in "hot and high" environments by utilizing the Coanda effect to improve lift.
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>>1144431
You have to think in Russian.

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Thinking about taking the Lake Shore Limited out to Chicago this summer. Does anyone know much about it? My choice is either flying from Toronto to Chicago, or taking the train from Buffalo. I'm about an hour from the train station, and an hour from the airport.
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>>1146618
I've taken it between New York and Chicago and a few times on shorter stretches.

Like all long distance rail outside of the NEC it's hilariously slow and most of the passengers are kind of on the fringes of normal society. Old folks who are afraid of planes. Youngsters who wanted try something "different". Just general all around weirdos. And then there are the foamers, of course.

It can be fun if you have an appetite for that sort of thing. Because you're sort of in this traveling caravan for an extended time with alcohol and whatnot, it's easy to find people to talk to and even if you're quite weird, you're probably not going to be the weirdest one on the train.

If you're just doing it as transport, you're going to be much happier on an airplane.

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How does /N/ feel about John Hicks? If you don't know who he is go search "bmx in the hood" on YouTube.
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>>1145444
i love manueling-barturns between cars i dont fit between
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i also like to wallride moving buses. usually im riding along side one when i do it, but i want to come at one from the sidewalk in reverse direction and gap over the street to the buswallride

one time i tried to ride a trailer as it slowly drove past me in perpendicular direction and i started leaning off the back end as his momenttum was pulling my tires away... sketchy, im glad he was going slow
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>>1144668
>white dude
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>>1144526
His BMX videos look so comfy, it made me buy a BMX bike. But was very disappointed by how uncomfortable those bikes are.

https://youtu.be/bH5IFVSumog
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>>1145446
its always disorienting to jump on a bike you dont normally ride...
I had a little trouble jumping from bmx to mtn, but mtn to cx and road was really tough... now I mostly ride my old cruiser bike and catch myself trying to back pedal to slow for the 1st few miles when I am on the road bike.

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A commander of a B767 gets a good reprimand for crossing the runway without permission...
https://youtu.be/eo1dI89GVQ4

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Didn't see one in the catalog so here goes.
Where are you touring right now?
Where are you planning to tour next?

Anything Touring/Bikepacking related really.

(Pic from my last year 5 days trip to the desert with a friend.)
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>>1146331
>>1146333
Oh, it's you, the hammockfag. Hi.
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>>1146334
that is a really great photo
>>1146331
>camping under a pylon
fuck. that.
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>>1146337
I ride for the scenery. Camping is for the sleep.

Post wet rates in your area.
100$ dual com, G430W, adsb traffic, ifr equip, EGT
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>>1146531
Sorry ant image.



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