Monthly Archives: November 2011

Gearing down and pedistrian safety

I’ve had maybe two near misses when sidewalk riding in the last five years. Key to slowing down is to gear down and pay special attention to people on foot.

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The elMundo-

Exploring the ways that cargo/electrically assisted bikes are still impractacle. 1) The bike trails would be the safest way of getting accross Wichita but it would be technically illeagal to use the electric motor while doing so. 1A-we have a … Continue reading

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the problem with:

“What’s worng with research in psychiatry?” “Apart from the high fives, bravado, and binge alcoholism. ” http://thelastpsychiatrist.com/2008/05/whats_wrong_with_research_in_p.html

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low traction smugness:

this seems to be missing the KC lights and rollbar: http://surlybikes.com/bikes/moonlander

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how to: move by bike

http://flatironbike.com/2011/06/30/moving-by-bike/ from flat iron bike.

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from 1 boring old man:

“…The upshot is that I’m glad to have steered clear of psychiatry, because I’d hate to be looking back on a career built on prescribing toxic medications to vulnerable patients who would have done much better with kindness plus cognitive … Continue reading

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demotivation

It’s a Macavellian tactical manuver: http://despair.com/demotivation.html “Machiavellianism is, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, “the employment of cunning and duplicity in statecraft or in general conduct”, deriving from the Italian Renaissance diplomat and writer Niccolò Machiavelli, who wrote Il Principe … Continue reading

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