This is not technically a bike technology related post but you may find it interesting, technically speaking. I had a very productive meeting with our web master last night. He rules, by the way. We added a couple of features you might appreciate.
We had a customer come in with a trashed bike a couple of days ago from a run-in with a car. It was a classic case of the left hand turn across traffic. Every time I have been hit by a car, it has been the same situation. I have either been cut off or T-boned. Many times the driver has been looking me directly in the eye as he/she cut directly into my path. I don't understand the psycology there...
Steve is a customer and inventer we have been poviding some technical support for over the past couple of years. Here's a photo of his latest prototype. He just brought it by so we could test ride it. My first impression was that it went agaist my deeply ingrained instincts for bike riding. I remain open to the idea because it may be that I'm just not used to it. In terms of efficiency, the jury is still out.
Link to the previous post about repair classÂ I have one victim signed up for a bike survival class and we need one more to start it up. He's anxious to get started so jump on board if your looking for some bike maintinance knowhow. Look for our add in the new SevenDays section B 'class' section or online. Another important update is that I will be out of town from February 26th to March 6th.
Ride 2-4-07 I had a couple of books to return to the Brownell Library in Essex Junction, so I got on some of my warmest clothing and headed out. Sunday morning is a good time to ride because traffic is lighter and I can use more of the main roads. This is important in the winter when the back roads can be downright slippery. In fact, last week I fell for the first time this year. I was taking a back road to Williston and tried to turn on some very slippery ice. I went down but I was back up again right away.
Awe inspiring vision of our urban future simply stated. These folks do such a great job summing up both the problem and the solution I have little to add or comment. Here's a sample quoted from the intro page. Link