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"/n/ - Transportation" is 4chan's imageboard for discussing modes of transportation like trains and bicycles.

Belt Drive
belt-drive
How come belt drive isn't more popular?

When I first saw them I was convinced that they are the future and by 2020 most bikes will have belt drives and internal gearing. At least single speeds for sure. What happened?
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/BQG/ - Bike Question General
zombiebike
russia edition

https://www.youtube.com/c/parktool/videos
https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help
http://sheldonbrown.com/

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/bbg/
Screenshot_20210910-160757_Chrome
thoughts?
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Pogo-Stick
1616103853535
Is this a good way to get around?
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Bafang 1000W Kit
file
>just bought a 1000W Bafang Motor and a 52V Samsung cell battery pack
>250W is the maximum allowed in Germany
What am I in for?
Should I buy a shifting sensor as well or is that a meme?
Anything else I should be aware of that could go wrong?
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2021-liv-devote-advanced-gravel-bike-womens-bikepacking
How come gravel bikes are so comfy yet they perform so well?
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Colonial transportation in space
Mars Colony and moonbase transportation
SpaceX is making the largest most powerful rocket in history for the purpose of starting a colony on mars, it is fully reusable and lands by itself. SpaceX has already tested the engines, the flight profile of the upper stage have done numerous hops and landing tests and have static fired and cryo tested the booster. They have tested the stacking of the rocket and they have already built the launch platform. The thermal protection system is tested and they are very close to an orbital test flight where they will test reentry as well as the ascent and landing flight profile of the booster. On top of that NASA has been developing the space launch system as a way to get crew to travel to and create a permanent base on the moon, they have contracted both SpaceX's Falcon Heavy and the Starship to work alongside SLS to set up a Lunar gateway station in a near-rectilinear halo orbit of the moon and to land crew and cargo to the surface. Because of these projects we are only a few years away from initiating habitation on foreign planetary bodies. Let's discuss how transportation in space will be set up and evolve as these installations grow into large settlements.

Video of SpaceX's goal of making life multiplanetary
>https://youtu.be/tdUX3ypDVwI
First hop of their full flow methane "Raptor" engine on "Starhopper"
>https://youtu.be/bYb3bfA6_sQ
Hop of SN5 their tank design
>https://youtu.be/s1HA9LlFNM0
Hop of SN6 (tank like SN5 but improved)
>https://youtu.be/MdAKrzOLQTg
SN8 flip manuver test
>https://youtu.be/_qwLHlVjRyw
SN9 flip manuver test
>https://youtu.be/_zZ7fIkpBgs
SN10 first successful landing with explosion at end
>https://youtu.be/gA6ppby3JC8
SN11 test
>https://youtu.be/gjCSJIAKEPM
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chip shortage news
The semiconductor shortage is putting America's car obsession into perspective for me.
We built everything around the car, then if there's a shortage of even one part for the cars, everyone's cost of transportation goes up. That's what happens when you build all your transportation infrastructure for just one mode of transport.
Dealers literally can't get more than 10 cars a month.
Meanwhile production lines are shutting down entirely, and Detroit workers are losing work.
Plus we could be using these semiconductors for something more important than cars anyway.
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20210922_121942
Rate my escooter
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Screenshot_33
wtf is amtrak's problem?
if each of these lines had high speed rail, they could compete with the airplane any time of the day between the two next major cities in the midwest, and probably actually make money instead of having to get bailed out by the government with enormous subsidies
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/gag/ General Aviation General
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/gag/ sleepy mad dog edition

General Aviation (GA) refers to all non-military or Part 121 flying. GA flying includes gliders, single engine trainers, expensive twin training, Part 135 prop or jet, corporate, fire fighting, personal ownership, fractional ownership, etc. Regional peasants pls get bullied.
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segways
segway
What went wrong?
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bike to the city
classof80
Hey /n/, country boi here, I have never rode my bike in a very busy place aside from state highways and the town intersection but I'm bored and want to go do something since there isn't much to do here beyond go innawoods and shit. Is it worth going to a city? I'm worried my bike will get nigged or I will end up in some crazy traffic with aggressive city retards. What is there to do in a city besides go to stupid restaurants and dick around if you don't know anyone? What do you look out for as far as dangers go? I already know to never relax. Thanks bros.
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trolleyvsbus
buses > trams

buses can go anywhere, trams are trapped on a track and use up space on the road same as buses.
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BSO hybrid appreciation thread
riverside-120-hybrid-bike-grey
Behold, the ultimate road riding bicycle
>can be bought for ~£200
>faster on the road than a £10k mountain bike
>smoother on the road than a £10k road bike
>comfortable, upright position
>made of real steel
>bike thieves won't even look twice at it
>if they do, it's so cheap you can just buy another one, or 25 lmao
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Are cyclists really insufferable?
7hwcalm6tod21
I'm looking to get into cycling, but I don't want to become someone noone wants to be around. Did it change anyone's personality negatively? If so, why and how long did it take? If not, do you think other cyclists are like this? What exactly makes a cyclist insufferable so I know what not to do or say.
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405+fake+and+real+images_874d9c93-f008-4de1-a348-0abf2e3cb200-prv
what are the dumbest takes you have heard to defend a car centric world and bashing bikes and public transit?
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/mg/ Maritime General
Screenshot_20210906-132223_Chrome
Stoke the flames edition

Previously on /mg/ >>1691132 #

Sticky:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mfJknMp1KS2W8lOFB36nl6uJOjpAVIkm/view
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There is a better solution instend of this fucker?
hand-wrap
Stretch-wrap film is a reliable material, but is wasted A LOT in warehouses without Automatic/Semi-Automatic Wrappers.

Also, wrapping pallets in general is dumb.

Why wrapping a pallet, only to it be cut open in the inspection check, and wrapped YET AGAIN? Stretch is not inexpensive, it is actually one of the most costly materials in a warehouse operation, but I can't see a better option.

Enlight me, /n/.
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brap
Surly is discontinuing their
LHT (non disc)
ECR
Pugsley
and Troll

what the fuck, lht i get but the others were literally the only interesting bikes they really sold. Why is the bike industry so fucking gay its so hard to find a non suspension corrected mtb or a more touring style plus/fat bike. I feel like people haven't even tried anything but disc brakes and just automatically have a panic attack at the sight of a rim brake. I really wanted to get a pugsley or an ecr but now both those options are gone, I really didn't want to have to drop 3 grand on a fucking jones bike but looks like the only option left. >650b fat bikes are a meme, all of salsa's shit so fucking ugly and has retarded geometry, everything else is so expensive it's not even worth considering.

I thought surly was supposted to be the punk rock frame makers, theyre doing this by making all these standardized bikes that are all morphing into the same thing then? Is there any other steel bike manufacturers like that or am I just looking into custom at that point.
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railfail
Is CAHSR even going to happen at this point?

> Newsom earlier this year requested $4.2 billion to keep work moving in the San Joaquin Valley. He hit a wall in the Legislature, where Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon and other Democrats have argued for directing the money to other urban transportation projects.

Seems reasonable to me desu.
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I'm japanese
BE568986-EE7E-47B5-8BF4-437E23E2C72B
Do u have any question?
I learn English now so,I want to improve English skill.
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82r6uy1qt8771
surburb bros...
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Route_15_PCC
I just heard Septa route 15 aka Girard ave. trolley is kill.

Big F
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concerned
what is the weirdest thing that happened to you while cycling?
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us-states-map-1
heres my idea for what a high speed railway system in the United States could potentially look like let me know what you guys think and feel free to make changes
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1632261087467
>I hate bike lanes, air travel, buses, trains, and most of all cars
Why do people actually waste their time replying to these sort of posts? Stop fucking taking the bait you idiots. They don't actually care, I've seen one troll argue with himself until a merry band of retards stepped in and started doing it for him. Aren't you tired on not being able to have ANY discussion on here?
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tacks
>Not my problem
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1920px-Detroit_July_2018_(QLine)[1]
Is it a rule that every streetcar built in the 21st century has to be as ugly as possible?
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Meme bike owners thread
imdumb
Got a meme bike? GET IN HERE!
Post your story about a bike you got, that either was a meme or turned out to be one. Poor excuses welcome!
>be poorfag all my life
>sell my crap 90's mtb years ago to get a modern crap mtb
>hate it, still ride it, have to fix it every 4 months or so
>finally make it at work
>big money, put most in savings, still plenty left
>let's party!
>get a grabel bike, cause it's two things I love from my childhood riding - dropbars and a rigid fork while still on fat tires
>spend a lot, but first two weeks say it's worth it
>steel frame, comfy, fast, glides over rough stuff, rides great, couldn't be happier
>catch first flat, tyres are almost impossible to remove
>spend days trying to figure out ways to switch tubes on ride
>go tubeless, 90% of online advice is lies (fuck gorrilla tape, fuck cafelatex, fuck duct tape
>brakes get glassed every second ride, switch to no-name pads
>wheels are asymmetrical and shit for taping and putting tires on, get out of whack real easy
>fork is garbon, impossible to find a steel replacement that would fit in case it brakes
>love riding it, but required maintenance is insane
>at least the drive and BB works perfectly
>riding it feels great, when it works
Who else made stupid choices like this?
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FAKpngUVcAAoKLR
Amtrak derailment leave 3 dead 50 injured in middle of nowhere Wyoming
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transport for london
Why is there such a divide with public transportation spending in the UK? Why does London get all the projects and funding?
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speed
Why is so much money going into transportation infrastructure if we'll be living in a pod anyways?
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Electric Unicycles
1597596842889
I was riding my bike the other day and I saw some dude rip past me on this unicycle thing, it was like something out of a sci fi movie. Is this the future of transportation? Cycling is fun but sometimes you don't wanna get to your destination all sweaty. I was thinking of getting an e-bike to get to get around but these look way more practical and apparently you can go 70km/h on them and store it in a backpack, what do you think of these things?
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indio_bike
Why did it take so long for the bicycle to be invented?
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/upg/ Urban Planning General
630_0900_1597561_Froendenberg200300654
"Stop admiring Europe for it's supposedly better planning, beyond the few really big cities you have exactly the same car dependent sprawl you can find in the US."-Edition
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11F41FC9-F608-4C70-870D-DA033527D740
Does anyone here actually have hope for their city’s transport infrastructure?
Whenever I visit my hometown I see a bunch of new apartment buildings downtown and a few new bike lanes every time. It’s pretty impressive considering how shitty my city was growing up.
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/n/ abominations
Screen-Shot-2019-06-01-at-9.52.49-PM
Post pictures of absolutely grim transportation infrastructure
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/n/ draw thread
7a9955c02cbfb35cce939dd3b775a7d1
draw concepts to send to your favorite megacorporations
no submarine designs allowed
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1625168153473
what does /n/ think of E-bikes?
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tubes
Why aren't we funding this?
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ihateroads
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=geBQNOid_7A
Is he right?
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main-qimg-144dc77e896bf3ae279dc38f88340d29
Romanian gas powered bus of the communist era.
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Why is carbon a thing in bikes?
carbon_fiber_sheets
I get it, it's light and quite strong, but at the same time you have to treat it like a fucking egg. Hit something? Into the bin it goes. Overtorque a screw? Into the bin it goes. Undertorque a screw? Into the bin it goes after a XK miles. Oh you were unlucky and got carbon with a manufacturing defect you can't tell without ultrasound or some other faggotry? Enjoy your bike folding under you at a random moment.
I can get it with racing bikes actually used for racing by pro-racers, dedicated team of mechanics etc, but why the fuck every not-bottom-tier bike with a rigid fork, has to have that fork made out of carbon? Any damage to that that shit or too-much / too-little torque and you're fucked according to the interwebs. Steel is durable and flexible and aluminum is durable and light. Both are cheaper, why bother with carbon in consumer bikes? Also, the stiffness and bump absortion is bullshit, you get better results with lower tire pressure and tubeless really pays off and can be done for cheap.
So far this is what my tiny brain deduced. So either it's a shill's world and bike manufacturers fuck the customers selling shit that will not last and can be a potential hazard, or there is something I don't get and carbon is actually magic and all the internet "better not ride it cause a dentist cost more" are the actual shill trying to convince you to buy a new part.
Also carbon parts thread, I think.
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STROADS
hell
In this thread we'll be talking about what we think is the final solution to the "stroad question". "Stroad" is a term coined in 2013 to explain those dangerous, multi-laned thoroughfares you encounter in nearly every city, town, and suburb in America. They're what happens when a street (a place where people interact with businesses and residences, and where wealth is produced) gets combined with a road (a high-speed route between productive places). They are enormously expensive to build and, ultimately, financially unproductive. They're also very dangerous.

Here's a quick video explaining why: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORzNZUeUHAM [Embed]
Tell me what you think is the best way to eliminate these cumbersome, unseemly, and dangerous stroads from the streets of north america.
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Screenshot_20210907-081153_DuckDuckGo
Building a bike from frame only is doable for a newbie?
I know my way around mechanics but almost nothing about bikes
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WORLD-Racing-Air-Spear-Jim-Wing
Weekdays in roadie land: only ever see other roadies out, most of them seem to be on some kind of team, the bikes are all incredibly tasteful and obscure compared to mine, rarely pass anyone, 2 or 3 of them are so fast it seems almost impossible, their climbs are like my descents

Weekends in roadie land: all the slowpokes are out on their basic bitch TREK SPECIALIZED TREK SPECIALIZED bikes and RAPHA RAPHA RAPHA, I blow past 99% of them like they're standing still

What do I have to do to become to the weekday roadies the way I seem to the weekend casuals? Surely riding more isn't it, I ride a lot.
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lambert-airport
Airport appreciation thread
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Cycling YouTube channels
9ee956677bb84df91216b3400dedaa21
Let's compile a list of fun to watch cycling YouTube channels with a brief description:
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Sailboat thread
IMG_20210510_174956
Today I saw this incredibly small sailboat Despite being so small ir still felt too low and sleek for its size I mean the thing looks like a miniaturized j-class hull. Anyway i thought it was cool and as long as it's floaty and the keel is long enough it's seaworthiness shouldn't be a problem I guess. Ever seen something like it? Also post cool sailboats
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download (20)
I'm 27.

Should I get into recreational flying?
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train
CattleCarCagers btfo.
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LondonBike3_custom-3e7f215f4c8ee4ef1dbd375596612f49bcae1939
Did you check your tyre pressure today, /n/?

https://youtu.be/3-_r1Gh5JrI?t=5
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ig_cycle_1
>but I don't wanna buy a bike computer, it's too expensive!
>*straps a $1000 phone to the bike, rapes the non-removable battery in 2 weeks of riding*
>crashes, destroys the phone
Why do people do this?
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8107935-12643376
Where the fuck is he ?
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maxresdefault
what it's like having a cyclist gf?
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clipless
These things have to be one of the biggest memes ever created. Not just in cycling, but out of every hobby in the entire world.

First, let's consider the advantages of equipping your bike with these
>Achieve the exact same pedalling efficiency as flat pedals (proven by countless studies)
>The pros use them... because... uh.. all the other pros are using them

Ok wow very convincing, now let's consider the minor downsides:
>have to buy expensive pedals
>have to buy expensive special shoes you can't use for anything else
>you can't even walk properly in the shoes
>takes longer to start from a stop
>takes longer to get off the bike
>can't adjust foot position while riding
>can't bail off the bike
>you stay attached to the bike in a crash
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Backpacks
Backpack
What kinds of backpacks do you use and recommend? Do you use different ones for different purposes?
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1623284736389
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhHqHCsCjHQ
https://www.shopbmwusa.com/product/11239/3T-FOR-BMW-GRAVEL-BIKE
>I bought a Chevy gravel bike with full Ultegra and Goodrich tires. The dealer even threw in free cup holders!
OH NONONONO BIKEBROS, THE CAGERS ARE TRYING TO BUY OUT THE MARKET
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This happened three years ago today
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image_picker2730430836953987236
"cancelled" projects
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Bus driver shortage
Jacksonville bus driver bonus
Has /n/ been following the transit bus driver and school bus driver shortages? Does it exist outside of the United States? Jacksonville was offering up to a $15,000 bonus for new drivers. How do we attract new bus drivers?
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ski_lift_feature
ITT: Underappreciated forms of transport
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The wide range cassette conspiracy
11-34
Let's talk about the elephant in the room: wide range cassettes are dangerous at high speeds.

Some say it's because long cage derailleurs don't have the leverage to maintain chain tension. Some say the inertia of the larger sprockets can't stop rotating when the pedals stop turning. Some even blame the user, saying you should never stop pedaling, or that pedaling backwards a quarter turn while freewheeling is not something that "the pros" do.

Regardless, what everyone can agree on is that when cassettes went beyond 11-28, that is when the problems began.

What can we do to educate consumers against the 11-32/11-34 menace? Screenshot this post while you still can, because THEY don't want you to talk about this. Just don't save it to iCloud, I don't think I need to explain why...
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Roundabout for cyclists?
roundabout for cyclists not
Has this type of roundabout been tested before?
From the looks of it, it seems awful but they claim this is good bike infrastructure. Has any country built roundabouts like this?
The thing is that the cyclists have to yield to all cars. When they enter, they have to yield to cars exiting the circulation area, from the left, and then they have to yield to cars coming from the right to enter the roundabout.
Jus seems really bad, and makes it impossible to cross if there's heavy traffic. Could as well just remove the bike lines in the roundabouts and tell the cyclists to push their bikes on the sidewalks.
But maybe one of the bike friendly countries have actually tested this and it turned out to work better than expected?
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2_636928-848x568
Say you were to go shopping with one of these.
Where on earth would you leave it while you're inside the store without having someone steal it?
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americantrains[1]
Is Chicago the GOAT city to be a railfan in North America?
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2013-05-19 07.42.52
Continued from>>1428181

Old thread hit image limit so post your airports thread #18 Starting with ARN
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/BQG/ - Bike Question General
1617383965036
Kryptonite edition

https://www.youtube.com/c/parktool/videos
https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help
http://sheldonbrown.com/

Previous: >>1706806
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First_Tram_on_Kingston_Bridge
If the God-forsaken London Council hates carbon emissions from public transport so much, why don't they restore old tram routes?
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RC Plane
FEU7BOWI9Q9DY0U
Has anyone here built one from scratch? How hard could it be?

I dunno if this is more suited here or /diy/
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How to ride bike?
1459481766-3d01d62767aff396b24676ad5d848c3f
I just for the life of me can't figure it out. I'm following all these tutorials, but I still can't just push and balance.

I've been go at it for weeks, go down a shallow hill to learn how to balance but I still can't get it.

My balls ache, my abs are sore.
I feel like burning the bike itself and be done with it.
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PXL_20210923_174840277_1
If you do this why shouldn't you get your bike stolen?
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Screenshot_20210916-110604_DuckDuckGo
Guys what do you think about about spraying bikes with fluorescent paint?
I was thinkinh of doing it, does it look as good and bright as picrel?
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im-365782
>won't serve you through the drive-thru on a bicycle
Why is this discrimination allowed?
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1jcb45o43rl71
What radicalized you?
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a-220
What's the best airliner, and why is it the A220?
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Mexico btfo
2F8AB7EC-C467-4CA3-AF77-81B541EC209B
Lmao. Lives next to the country that invented flight, cant meet their standards
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american_airlines_md-80_mad_dog_approaching_washington_ronald_reagan_international_airport
I miss this nigga like you wouldn't believe
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694x409-first-portable-circular-saw
anyone know of a mid-drive e bike motor that is silver or plain aluminum?
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What is the most prestigious bike brand?
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DALLAS-EXTERIOR_v1-1536x829
>mfw Texas is getting the first high speed rail project in the country
>construction contract already signed for $16 billion
>100% private, not going for state or government gibs
>land completely bought, just waiting on permits from the federal government trying to cuck it at every step
>physical groundbreaking beginning this year, will be completed in 2023/24
If anything, comparing Texas Central Railway to California's fully government-run high speed rail project that still doesn't own all the land along its proposed route and has been in construction hell for 2 decades shows that private infrastructure is the only way America can build high speed rail.

There's gonna be 3 stations - in Dallas, Houston, and a central one near College Station that's probably gonna allow a new line later into Austin and San Antonio. This is just the start, once this route proves its profitability (which it obviously will on one of the shittiest highway commutes in the country) you'll see private HSR zooming ahead leaving Commiefornia in the dust.
https://youtu.be/gVASwXudabw

/n/'s thoughts?
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Dumbest transportation projects
thess-city-metro-map
I don't think you'll find anything dumber than Thessaloniki subway: it starts at railway station which is also a terminus of commuter rail.
The only sane solution is to extend commuter rail service via the same route and upgrade commuter rail to Tokyo/Keihanshin standard.
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ITT: Amshaks
Houston Amtrak
ITT: we share the "best" Amtrak stations from across America

I'll begin with Houston, Texas. Pop. ~7 million (fourth largest city in the USA)

Houston sees six trains per week. Eastbound departures scheduled for 12:10pm; westbound departures scheduled for 6:55pm.
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thief2-min_1
What should the punishment for bicycle theft be?
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Suburban Cycling
1960s suburbs
Does anyone else here ride in the suburbs?
I keep a bike at my parents' house and ride around the burbs when I'm visiting them. You can't actually go to any destination but it's a nice ride. Almost no traffic and some moderate incline hills.
The only problem is some people look at you like you're crazy for riding a bike.
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City Heat from Seas of Asphalt
8FE3B9DC-DF44-4424-BBD7-25F21BAA136F
Does your city have overly wide roads? Here in Phoenix everything is 6-8 lanes and it makes the city a shitton hotter outside. Also massive parking lots made of asphalt which exacerbates the heat.
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How do we fix american suburbs?
burbs
I mean seriously. Just take a look at this, the houses are so crammed in together with such little land that they lose all benefit of being detached. The people who live in them are atomised beyond belief, don't know who their neighbors are, and basically use them as a dormitory for commuting to a pointless make-work job in the the city center. Owning a car is basically compulsory too because the nearest store is 3 miles away. Likewise kids have to be driven to school, usually in gas-guzzling SUVs because the parents think it's safer.
All of this is extremely inefficient in my book. All of these people could fit into one block in a mid-rise, mixed use area with small businesses on the ground floor where you can socialize and buy food etc. The kids could walk to school. Your commute could be 200 meters.
Just think about how good things could be - europe can do it right, why not america?
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Mexico-City-6
Ahh yes much better.
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jpeg
Is pole jumping a method of transportation?
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Is there a more based mode of transport?
arty
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRvBQ4M9Isw

Great for your health, great for building resilience and courage, at it's best it's beyond fucking art. It's great for the environment, it's cool as fuck and it's cheap as chips.

Name a more based mod eof personal transportation, I dare you!
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5BB065FA-9599-4A8F-B480-88F1BC6FF5CD
Speakers should banned on all forms of public transit. The punishment should be a fine and/or community service cleaning up the transit.
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images (10)
Motorised vehicles do not belong in the bike lane. E-fags GTFO
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Girl-Power-02-28cfda3
The human body was not designed to be hunched over like this. Yeah yeah I know aerodynamics and efficiency but is it worth destroying your body for?
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Screenshot (1)
Imagine if every interstate was rail instead.
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munich
How do you feel when your train arrives like this?
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NIMBYs Greatest Hits
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Can anon share some of the most absurd and hilarious examples of NIMBYism you’ve found?
I’m gonna assemble them in a blog.
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Will there ever be a truly efficient way of preventing bike theft?
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Do any of you guys ride a TT bike for your daily driver?
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LBS Local Bike Shop Thread
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>want to buy new roadie for transport and sport
>walk into LBS, tell them I'm hear to buy their finest, medium level carbon bike
>"ok sure. how tall are you?"
>around 5'11
>"okay we have a 56 emonda right here"
>I'd like to size down to a 54; I ride a 56 now nad it's too big. I want to be more aero
>"No, I really think you should try the 56, I'm shorter than you and I ride a 56"
??? /b/itch
>after a verbal onslaught, finally convince the guy to let me test ride a 54
>fits like heaven

>new jersey day
>walk into LBS
>I'm a medium in DHB so I try a medium at shop
>skin tight, can't breathe in this gimp suit
>try XL
>still too small

How is your LBS anon?
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Track gauge
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Why do certain countries cuck themeselves by selecting different track gauge? How did they solve it rather than moving shit between rolling stock at the border?
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What devilish bike-related things have you done lately?
>test ride bike
>fart on the seat a couple times
>don't buy it
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What do you think of partaking in a little hotleaf before a ride?

For me, it's basically PEDs
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Positive public transit experiences
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Everyone always complains about their negative public transportation experiences, but what are some positive things that have happened to you on the bus/subway/train/etc?

WebM related I guess.
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The future of rigs
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Why dont more manufactures make bikes like this. No brainer everybody wants a gravel bike thats actually comfy and can run wider tires.
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Any TTTE/Railway Series autists on here?
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Does your area have these train classes?
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>just use public transpo-
HOW AM I SUPPOSED TO GO TO WORK NOW REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
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Ouch
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Why would anyone want to go to a “city” that is 50% highways?
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AUS + NZ Transport General
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Ladies and gentlemen,
Behold
The main (and only) train station of Australia's capital city
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH
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Is LA ready for Rapid Transit in 2028 like in 1984?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ddrOt6-L1Y
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/SEPTA/ general
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discuss "the Metro" rebranding abomination

> https://www.inquirer.com/transportation/septa-signs-directions-rail-transit-el-metro-20210907.html
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What are the
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The political implications of boat life?
>Learn how to maintain
>Can go anywhere
>Loling at floodfags
>Cheap docking
>Fishing
>Grilling
>str8 chilling
>Can shitpost globally
Why isn't this taken more seriously?
I wish to return to boat. Captain of seas.
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High income normie bike experience
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- earn high 5-figure USD salary in a Western country

- buy a good bike, yes they pay over the odds, vs the components, but it is good

- if Shimano, is at the very least XT / Ultegra

- any slight problem, take it to the bike shop

- sticks to regular maintenance schedule, doesn't care if bike shop rips them off because they can afford it

- at most they oil the chain and change a punctured tire

I don't envy these people, they're constantly taking the easy option.
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Regional airliners
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I’m booking a trip and I’m stuck at a crossroads. Do I fly the airline I like but get stuck on a 3x3 737 or an airline I hate but get to ride on some comfy 2x2s?

Also, regional airliner thread. Post short hoppers.
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You WILL ride the desiro and you will be happy
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ITT: Only post planes that can take FL 600
>SR-71 is cheating
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What cycling anime and manga would you recommend?
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Have you ever felt like the bike is just an extension of your body?
Like there is no separation between you and the bike
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post kino transportatio/n/s
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What happened?
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Uber e-Bike
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Righto put aside any moral objection you may have, I’m on the need to know what the best tips or knowledge for these bikes are out there to rework them into free transportation.

Essentially, only having to pay for recharging the battery.
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War is peace
Freedom is slavery
Ignorance is strength
Less gears are more
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Why do cities think bike lanes will encrouge people to ride bikes?
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They literally make you deal with all the worst aspects of cars
>Riding feet away from cars going 45-60mph with drivers scrolling instagram
>Breathing in all their exhaust fumes and hearing the constant drone of their road noise
>Hot as balls from all the heat being reflected off the concrete/blacktop
The only real solution is dedicated roads for bikes to connect major parts of the cities and bike lanes being something you only use to go from the hubs to your destination.

Pic unrelated
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>files flight plan at FL290 final for cruise
>mid climb through upper sectors
>requests FL370 out of nowhere
Why do these faggots gain from this ? Why don't you just file the actual level you want?
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