Now it was time for Officer Barnum to ask questions.My entire childhood was spent on
He asked Holland, "What would you do if your chain broke?"
Holland: "I would use my feet."
Officer Barnum: "What if your leg muscles had a spasm?"
Holland: "I'm not sure...these are emergency situations."
Tuesday, August 01, 2006
When did Portland get so uptight about
Remind me to go around Portland on my next big bike trip.
Coaster brakes Fixed gear braking is illegal there. You need caliper-style handbrakes. WTF? Boing Boing takes you in the courtroom: fixed-gear coaster brake bikes, and although I had my problems, brake-failure was not among them -- and the fixed-gears aren't all that different in their braking power. What's wrong with the folks in Portland? Don't they have better things to do? (Thanks to Andrew Turley in the Comments for the technical advice.)