Cycle Chic

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby ldrcycles » Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:04 pm

redned wrote:
DoubleSpeeded wrote:agree but i dont like her hair... bad hair day


Double: you have to be kidding. It is all about the hair!


+1, bring back the 40s I say! (except for the war and the polio and etc etc)
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby g-boaf » Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:08 pm

redned wrote:
DoubleSpeeded wrote:agree but i dont like her hair... bad hair day


Double: you have to be kidding. It is all about the hair!


Er, I don't think so many people noticed the hair. :wink: Okay, now let's settle down, this is a family forum. ;)

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redned wrote:
DoubleSpeeded wrote:agree but i dont like her hair... bad hair day


Double: you have to be kidding. It is all about the hair!



You dont see many women do that style of hair anymore...
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby ldrcycles » Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:34 pm

Yea "family friendly forum" is just like "this is a charity ride, not a race", no one really believes it :lol: .
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby DoubleSpeeded » Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:41 pm

ldrcycles wrote:Yea "family friendly forum" is just like "this is a charity ride, not a race", no one really believes it :lol: .


yeh well

you BETTER believe it...

You literally CANT SAY ANYTHING here.....


my post on here just got deleted by one of the mods...

all i posted was one of the cycling women in the post/pics looks horrendous due to possible plastic surgery.... BOOM... delete... gone...

gotta be a goodie goodie-gumdrop :cry:
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby Biffidus » Sun Oct 27, 2013 6:03 pm

JessicaAlba wrote:From one of my most favourite "liked" fb pages, Bike Girls...
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Ooh, that's gonna hurt...
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby bychosis » Sun Oct 27, 2013 7:39 pm

Not a lot of 'chic' in that pose either
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby bosvit » Sun Oct 27, 2013 8:04 pm

bychosis wrote:Not a lot of 'chic' in that pose either

More like "Holy Chic!"
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby briztoon » Sun Oct 27, 2013 8:17 pm

She looks like she had a purity face.
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby hannos » Mon Oct 28, 2013 7:55 am

DoubleSpeeded wrote:
ldrcycles wrote:Yea "family friendly forum" is just like "this is a charity ride, not a race", no one really believes it :lol: .


yeh well

you BETTER believe it...

You literally CANT SAY ANYTHING here.....


my post on here just got deleted by one of the mods...

all i posted was one of the cycling women in the post/pics looks horrendous due to possible plastic surgery.... BOOM... delete... gone...

gotta be a goodie goodie-gumdrop :cry:



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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby il padrone » Tue Nov 05, 2013 11:15 pm

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby Aushiker » Wed Nov 06, 2013 4:39 pm

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby jlh » Wed Nov 06, 2013 5:37 pm

The first one is pretty good
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby il padrone » Thu Nov 07, 2013 10:25 pm

Riding bikes in traffic - what seems dangerous is usually safe; what seems safe is often more dangerous.
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby schroeds » Sun Nov 10, 2013 12:23 pm

What a fantastic little film, provides a source of optimism, if only it was compulsory viewing for City planners.

I would be very interested to know about cycling accidents in Amsterdam. very sure serious car related injuries and fatalities would be down, but with the sheer number of cyclists on the road, wondering if minor accidents are more frequent per riding capita than in other cities.

And of course (dare I mention it) what the effect of sooo many riders with no helmets is.
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby eldavo » Sun Nov 10, 2013 12:42 pm

Their stats show safety in numbers also gets more incidents, so people not crashing in cars are still crashing on bikes. I had to stop at the helmets there is a thread for that :D
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby il padrone » Sun Nov 10, 2013 12:57 pm

http://www.copenhagenize.com/2011/04/cy ... -krag.html

Far the majority of western countries have experienced a decrease in the total number of injuries in transport at the same time as the number of kilometres travelled has increased significantly.


Copenhagen's distance cycled and serious injuries
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European cycling risk (US and Australia are well off the scale of this graph)
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Figures on cycling and cycling risk from Vienna 1980-1992 ("Unfallrisiko means "accident risk" and "Wege" means "trips"). Huge increase in cycling and an associated three fourth decrease in accident risk [12].

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby schroeds » Sun Nov 10, 2013 6:49 pm

I also did some research into Dutch cycling stats and discovered:
SWOV (the Dutch national road safety research institute) have said that only 20 percent of cycling accidents involve motor vehicles. The other 80 percent involve only an individual or other cyclists.
Usage is huge: Nationally the total of bicycle accident deaths hovers around 200.16 million Dutch own 18 million bikes.
About half the population of the NL rides a bike once a day.
The average distance traveled by bike per person per day was 2.5km in 2006.
The bicycle is used for almost a quarter of all journeys, and 35% of journeys below 7.5km.

Overall traffic safety in NL is the best in Europe with 45 deaths per million inhabitants per year.
The US has 147 deaths per million inhabitants per year.
You’re more likely to die of murder in the US than by cycling in the Netherlands.
You’re more likely to die by drowning in the Netherlands than by cycling.
In Amsterdam about 6 people die in bike-related accidents yearly.

Source: http://www.tobysterling.net/2008/04/bik ... lands.html

There are some emerging problems with bike congestion and parking issues, however from what I've read, the upside is massive.

An interesting comparison of cycling in te US compared to Netherlands:
http://bicycledutch.wordpress.com/2013/ ... rspective/
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby HappyHumber » Sun Nov 10, 2013 6:56 pm

Yeezus... aren't there enough ad infinitum threads elsewhere with all these cheery citations, laugh a minute graphs and links to studies??

Back to the pics, puh-lease!!!
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby il padrone » Sun Nov 10, 2013 7:03 pm

It doesn't please you that more people cycling actually really does make for a safer, happier society? In contrast to the myths of the naysayers.


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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby Biffidus » Mon Nov 11, 2013 8:46 am

... and a fitter society as well, that's got to be a good thing!
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby Wakatuki » Mon Nov 11, 2013 9:15 am

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby Aushiker » Mon Nov 11, 2013 12:14 pm

il padrone wrote:It doesn't please you that more people cycling actually really does make for a safer, happier society? In contrast to the myths of the naysayers.


I am with Kym

Nothing wrong with that, but this thread is not the place for it ...

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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby HappyHumber » Mon Nov 11, 2013 1:05 pm

I'm sorry, I didn't even look at the numbers, all I just saw was links to reports & graphs. I started having cold sweats and flashbacks to monthly report meetings and knowing what a lot of number fudgery went on there.

Good or bad, there are lies, damn lies and then there are statistics. This aside people will read and believe what they want to. Including those old sociopathic managers of mine. Quoting one of the better ones I had when I queried the make up of some numbers once; "It doesn't matter if you're wrong - just as long as your consistently wrong"

Please stick to the pics in this thread.
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby redned » Mon Nov 11, 2013 6:50 pm

Wakatuki wrote:Image


That reminds me, I need a skirt guard and some blue stilettos.
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Re: Cycle Chic

Postby HappyHumber » Mon Nov 11, 2013 7:17 pm

"I will choose a bicycle that reflects my personality and style"

Shoot me now. The smugness in that comment is straight out of a Jeep Cherokee/BMX X5 ad.

Anyway, what was I saying about pictures?

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