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cruisin217 09-24-2010 10:27 AM

do you bike?
 
Just curious. For recreation or transportation or both? Do you feel safe biking on city streets? Offer your input to the City of Richmond here: Survey provided by FreeOnlineSurveys.com

Motorcharge 09-25-2010 07:13 AM

Picking up my brothers bike to borrow for a bit today. I'll be riding it to work daily (about a mile) and around church hill, like to the corner store, friends houses, ect.

Only thing I'm not looking forward to is cobble stone since I work on Cary near Sines.

Longspur 10-14-2010 09:15 PM

I live east of the city, so my bike riding I prefer to do in Williamsburg. Much safer and more bike friendly. Ride the Cap2Cap regularly. Can't wait till more of it is finished.

warregl 10-15-2010 01:20 PM

I'm guessing you don't mean this kind of biking:

https://i232.photobucket.com/albums/e...CSS/photo4.jpg

All kidding aside, I'm not comfortable riding the roads in Richmond. The driving habits of our city-mates are not conducive to sharing the road with folks on 2 wheels (even when there is a motor attached). I stick to mountain biking in the parks.

Motorcharge 10-15-2010 03:29 PM

Meh, I rode a scooter and a motorcycle for a few years and I bike to and from work daily now. It's really not that bad and really teaches you to be aware of your surroundings and how to drive defensively.

I've had a lot more close calls in my old Jeeps than I ever did on 2 wheels.

Only time I've ever been close to being hurt on 2 wheels was on Riverside drive because some inconsiderate jackass trimmed a bunch of monkey grass and threw it in the road around a turn right after it rained. I fishtailed HARD, no idea how I recovered it, but I had to pull over to collect myself after I did. Girl behind me pulled over to check on me, she looked like she'd had a heart attack lol.

Urbancrawler 10-20-2010 12:05 PM

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You got me excited with the bike question. I guess my idea of biking is on another thread.

lynnguist 11-08-2010 08:40 PM

I ride daily by motorcycle or bicycle. I may get cold here in Flag but it's not to cold to ride year around.

teaberryeagle 11-19-2010 01:10 PM

A couple harley's - bikes
 
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Originally Posted by Urbancrawler (Post 28830)
You got me excited with the bike question. I guess my idea of biking is on another thread.

Here's a couple bikes-?? A Classic Harley and a 2009......my Son-in-Law's & Daughter:D

Tinpanva 11-30-2010 03:48 PM

I mountain Bike as well as Motor Bike. Victory V92 and a Diamond Back

https://i609.photobucket.com/albums/t...04134454-1.jpg

mtnhops 12-01-2010 02:34 PM

Ride on
 
I must admit traveling on 2 wheels by my own power is my favorite way to get around. Makes me feel like a kid out exploring.


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