In certain parts of the world railroad track maintenance fails to clear the extensinve falling leaves from the rail. As trains pass over them it crushes them creating a thin, yet very slippery layer upon the railhead. This makes operations difficult and delays and cancellations iminent.
The obvious objective of this decidedly British advert is to advocate cycling instead of taking the train. It's dumb.
It's protesting against civil involvement in community maintenance. A lot of neighbourhoods expect residents to maintain their own streets: pulling weeds out of cracks, sweeping debris off the road, et cetera.
The given text is saying "fuck that, it's the city's job."
Why aren't contra-rotating turboprop engines used on aircraft more? They can produce an incredible amount of power, can increase efficiency by 6%-16%, and can go incredibly fast. Sure, they are a bit noisier, and the addition of the secondary propeller results in additional weight and complexity, but these don't necessarily outweigh the benefits. Take one of the only examples of these engines:
Kusnetsov NK-12MA Engine, used on both the Tupolev Tu-95 Bear and the Antonov An-22. >15000 ESHP x 4 engines >weighed... Comment too long. Click here to view the full text.
Because passengers are terrified of visible propellers, and the vast majority of planes that would benefit from these are for carrying passengers who could just opt for an airline that uses non-terrifying planes.
Will this bike finally bring all the advantages of recumbents to luddite upright riders? Honestly this thing just seems like the perfect design, it's too bad that the UCI will hold it down, because if the market were determined by the best designs everyone would be on one of these by next year. It's called the Bird of Prey and yes, I already have mine on order and will report on it when I receive it.
Well, since this thread is already here, anyone have experience with Seat-post bags? Not saddle bags, I am looking for something larger, and for touring, on a road bike. I just want to get rid of anything on my back, as going up and down 3000m over 150km distance with a backpack wasn't the most pleasant experience in 35°C. I already have a handlebar bag, which held about 3kg. The backpack was about 5kg. I could evenly distribute it to make it 4-4kg back and front. Panniers aren't really an option, because rear wheels on a road bike are kinda closer to the... Comment too long. Click here to view the full text.
>>889389 I love a steam whistle better. The sound just carries better (objectively and in terms of personal taste) Not to mention it can be modulated. Each engineer had their own unique signature if you will, that others could identify him by.
I've been meaning to ask this though: Why are American and English whistles so different? American whistles have this deeper, commanding tone while the other sounds like an effeminate flute.
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