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>daily drive an ebike
>need to do a repair
>ride my normal bike for the day

how do people live like this?
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>can't repair his ebike

how do people live like this?
Ebikes are for retards. This one guy overtook me on a hill with zero effort on what looked like the cheapest,shittiest folder. That fuck should be banned for being a smug asshole.
my girl licks my quads when we fuck thats how I do it
low test sissy
>daily drive an ebike

Just got back from a leisurely 15mile ride to the mall. On the way back, I was minding my own business in the right lane of a four-lane road where there was very little traffic out. This was in a residential area and not any kind of highway, the speed limit was only 25. All of a sudden I hear some honking from behind, and an SUV swerves around me just feet from my rear tire with some obese woman in the passenger seat shrieking at the top of her lungs. They stopped at the stoplight about 10 feet ahead, and I stopped next to her.

>"Are you talking to me?"
>"I know I'm in the middle of the road, I have the legal right to ride here. You're the one who has to pay attention"
>"I wish you had hit me so you could explain that to the police"
>YOU'RE NOT EVEN ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROAD, YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO BE OVER THERE (pointing to the left side of the street, i.e. riding against traffic) SO CARS CAN SEE YOU
>"That's the most ridiculous thing I've ever heard"

That's a bit paraphrased, but it's not exaggerated. And yes, she really did call me a "little kid" multiple times, even though I'm 23 and have a beard. What causes people in cars to be so stupid? Anyone else care to share a road rage story?
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People do this to other cars all the time too, I'll be driving with the flow of traffic and some asshole will go +20 mph above speed limit to pass and turns within 5 seconds of passing me.
Don't understand the psychology behind it.
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Thought the same thing so I got rid of it.
the hoodie still says ARYAN POOPER or whatever but you've already made it a lot better
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is there even a point in this
A G G R E S I V E G E O M E T R Y? I mean this page is for buying and selling bikes in NYC so most of these bikes are meant for urban commuting with a small percentage of messengers. Would this even be practical or do these fucks just want to look cool hunching over at a negative angle while navigating traffic?
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>They give you about a 2-5% advantage, moreso at higher speeds.

care to explain the physics behind it, einstein
They're more aero, that's it
I guess he's pulling that number from that one bit GCN did about slamming your stem
Drag is a function of the square of the object's velocity relative to the medium.
It means that when you go faster, the air pushes back harder.
Most messengers I have seen have pretty reasonable riding position. Some quite upright.

The geometry comes from competitive track bikes, where speed/aero is important. A few spilled out and surely some people like the way they look.

As someone else said, messengers probably choose fixed/ss for ease of maintenance. It's not a high paying job. Gears are really nice, but ss just works. Flexible as far as chain usage and crank type and hub types. Put it together and ride till the chain stretches out without adjusting a thing-
i know what it is, i just wanted him to explain where he got his numbers from

After a long summer of island hopping I have come to the conclusion that modern ships are complete and utter shit. I am reffering to the interior design,decor and spaces, not any mechanical/scientific criteria. Most 20th century ships were much more classy inside with tasteful interiors and beautiful external designs. It seems that modern ship designers have no interest in designing tasteful ships
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What is the reasoning behind this conspiracy?

What would one have to gain by "switching ships"?
Conspiracy cucks argue it was for the insurance money and that the insurance sum for the Titanic was raised shortly before the accident.
It wasn't.
They say White Star Line was in financial troubles.
They weren't.
They further say the Olympic was heavily damaged and switched because it was a write-off anyway.
She was damaged but not critically.

These conspiracy cucks throw around the same pics as "proof" (number and shape of windows for example). If you'd take some time actually reading a reliable source you'd find that there is little to no evidence that would warrant such an outlandish claim that the ships were siwtched "over a weekend".

Go here to educate yourself or fuck off and die:
It's how disney works. Hell, look at the land they own in Paris, all of Val d'europe is made in beautiful neo hausmannian architecture and the new lots they're building will be art deco.
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what shit you talk, you are trying to hide something, i know for a fact they were in financial trouble, and for you to say they werent just proves that you have the wrong information, and im not gonna prove myself to yet another fucked up homosexual americunt.
take your meds darren

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Hey /n/, what's the best interchange to manage traffic? Not having traffic lights would be great!
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>why have them intersect with stop lights halting traffic?
Cost. At grade intersections are much cheaper. If you want to check out a freeway with a huge variety of interchanges look at highway 400 in Ontario on Google maps. Since most of the highway north of thw city of Barrie just cuts through forest, the interchanges are designed only to the standard that traffic in the rural areas required. Like look at this;

On the left theres a parclo interchange where you exit the highway to traffic lights, but you enter from an arterial road lane.

On the right it's a rural interchange where you exit the highway to a stop sign, and you enter kind of on a right in right out interchange.

It's just done for traffic need and cost
This happened to me the other day and I ended up on a North South highway when i was heading East. For connecting freeway to freeway they just need to make longer ramps to give people more space to move over i guess. But they do allow for maintaining speeds of 100kmh whereas other forms of interchange require you to reduce speed
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heres a dumb example, yes this isnt of a cloverleaf but this situation happened to me once. I was merging on while a semi was trying to merge off. I was already going 30mph or so mergeing on and so was he, the only solution was to either overtake him (dangerous) or step on the brakes
Yeah that's super fucking dangerous. The exit should be before the entrance ramp like here
Very good graphic anon

>doesn't own a bike trailer
Explain yourself!
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I just got a slightly similar job with a newspaper, and I'm delivering papers to businesses in the area, as well as doing subscription and adspace sales to and fro on the bike. The newspaper even went on to buy me a trailer, sandwiches each week, and fill the office fridge with Gatorade. Feels pretty neat.
I'm only slightly worried about the snow and rain, but slipping and sliding almost sounds better than 100+ degree heat at this point.
You can get some decently grippy tires for snow and rain. If it gets seriously icy, like norway icy, then you should get some proper studded tires.
Just get studded tires.. I run Hakkapeliitta A10, not too slow rolling even if there is no snow. I guess the 30mm Marathon Winter would be an alternative to these.

No worries about ice and snow, just don't try to lean much.
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2.4 meters long. Do I win?
I own this thing called a car, it's handy for moving lots of stuff from point A to point B. If I need to lug a bunch of stuff while biking I just get my hiking backpack

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>its still a merchant ship dubasses, as it transports cargo.
>implying I didn't know that
you're wrong too and so is OP

this is a (((merchant))) ship
Stop trying so hard. I put the echoes to make a joke. The pic I put should have been enough of a hint.
Nobody cares about your pussy little boats that are unable to transport anything significant.
Turns on your nuts?
hey enough of your badmouthing.
>t. triggered shiplet sailor

its all about ships and other related stuff.
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hey look i found a picture of the country Sealand.

and a maritime discord server.
It didn't sink.
You're an idiot, page stats say 42 posters.

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Oh look, Canyon is FINALLY available in the US

Oh look, they are going to fuck us over with pricing and now there is literally no point in buying one! Surprise surprise!!!
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Canyon Aeroads are great but I can't understand why they ruin the aesthetic with those awful undersized and awkward logos. Katusha and Movistar make them look so much better
>they are going to fuck us over with pricing and now there is literally no point in buying one! Surprise surprise
>now there is literally no point in buying one! Surprise surprise
>I can't understand why they ruin the aesthetic with those awful undersized and awkward logos.
What is sponsored pro racing?
Should I buy this or wait? Only thing is I don't think I'll get to take advantage of the Dura Ace, I don't race.
So buy American bikes or somting faggot.
You should go live in some 3rd world country, pussy

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*blocks your path*
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I literally can't. All the food shoots right through as is, I have to take thyroid hormones, and am currently suffering from tendonitis, so I am very limited as to what sports I can do.

Oh my. Bless your heart - stay safe.
Doesnt matter how big you are, little dicked fuckbois in cars always think theyre bigger

So true, it always seems like the weakest ppl tend to act out the most. Anywhoo, I think that people will be fine (i.e. not honked at) as long as they're defensive/aggressive, fast, and built. :')

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design your own unorthodox vehicle in ms paint!

the more unorthodox the better! we must shake the foundation of design to ascend to greatness. We must escape our local maxima!
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that was unexpected.
saves weight. the propeller can also be biodegradable so it's overall very environmentally friendly.
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I understood that reference.
It's you

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I was going to go with the A380 but too common. so ill go with this baby.
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Pilot error, but not necessarily the pilots' fault. I'd argue the fatigue caused by crew scheduling was to blame; it was a well-known problem at FlyDubai and some of the pilots saw it coming.
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A-10. Saw a couple the other day in Estonia. MAH PENIS
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Am I the only one that things the A380 is a fat ugly piece of shit? It's impressive from an engineering standpoint but I really hate how out of proportion the cockpit windows are to the rest of the body. It's just not an aesthetic plane.
literally a bus
I guess that's why they call it an Airbus

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old thread has hit limit >>1074790
>ebay, craigslist, kijiji
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lol kys fgt
No u
its by raleigh
>scour craigslist for good condition sold for less than $50 in barren sub-urban markets
>be a faggot bike flipper
>do literally nothing to them and sell them in metropolitan area with $200-300 markup
Wow thanks.

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itt: we talk about times transportation fucked us over

ever get cucked by a form of transportation /n/?
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Yeah. All the time.
>Buy a car because I live in shitty conservative suburbs
>Pay $150 dollars a month on car insurance
lol is it a ferrari?
cuz my average car costs $300/year skipping only the retarded options
I have a clean driving record and only have the bare minimum insurance. I drive a Subaru. It's so expensive because I'm 19 years old.
Once the DC Metro System fucked my wife.
It's a bus service that's been around for years.

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Rolls Royce v GE v P&W
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If you meant incorporating a precooler (SABRE) or liquefier (LACE) stage that might work. Not sure on the chamber and detonator/spark.

Need fairly high pressure injection so still need turbopumps for PDE/RDWE
Wouldnt cryogenic fuel provide enough pressure? And maybe a hybdrid turbo pulse jet might have an advantage?

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