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Old 07-06-2020, 03:58 PM   #11 (permalink)
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There are big gains to be made in drag reduction for commuter bikes.
What about cargo bikes?

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Old 07-06-2020, 05:57 PM   #12 (permalink)
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There is a population that thinks cars and their drivers are evil menaces. I was dropped from a Facebook group for saying I didn't mind riding in traffic. If you can ride a bicycle that is fine but realize that not everyone can do that. Older people are looking to add electric motors to their bikes.
They're ruining the possibility of resorting to an eventually more affordable and practical way of short-distance commuting due to a somewhat extremist agenda. Besides some people not being able to resort to a bicycle, there wouldn't be anything inherently wrong if someone simply doesn't want to embrace the bicyles bandwagon.
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Sure, but it becomes a matter of concern once cars are portrayed as somewhat "evil".
My personal opinion? They are indeed "evil" in city centers. Cars shouldn't be there. And not just because of pollution. Give the city back to pedestrians and cyclists. Free up space for green areas. And organize proper and clean public transport for the less mobile. That's how my ideal inner city should look like.
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I was dropped from a Facebook group for saying I didn't mind riding in traffic.
*wondering if I will be kicked out of the forum after my previous statement*
Love the sound of combustion engines and the smell of gasoline though. ;-)
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You're better off off Facespook entirely. City centers aren't necessary since the advent of Internet.


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*wondering if I will be kicked out of the forum after my previous statement*
Besides a few troublemakers that appear once in a while, most of the folks in this forum are civilized and willing to take a look at other folks' perspective. But I disagree with your views about a strict restriction against motor vehicles in city centers.

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