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Poll: How many cyclists/hour do you see in your area?(21 posts)

Poll: How many cyclists/hour do you see in your area?rwbadley
Sep 5, 2002 6:32 AM
I was out for a ride yesterday and started counting the number of other cyclists in our area.

In Reno I have found daily and seasonal variation, but I estimate the average cyclist per hour ratio on my typical fair weather ride to be;

weekday: 2-8
weekend: 6-15

How about you?
0-30, depending on time nmDougSloan
Sep 5, 2002 6:36 AM
How can you see 0? You make at least 1. nmCaptain Morgan
Sep 5, 2002 6:41 AM
not if I don't look at myself :-) nmDougSloan
Sep 5, 2002 6:42 AM
or, if I'm out 10 hrs & see no others, that's 0.1/hr nmDougSloan
Sep 5, 2002 6:43 AM
what if it is pitch black outside? nmmr_spin
Sep 5, 2002 6:44 AM
What if...Captain Morgan
Sep 5, 2002 6:55 AM
What if you see other cyclists, but they are not on their bikes, so you really don't know if they are cyclists or not. How do you count these?
If a...noveread
Sep 5, 2002 7:15 AM
If a bicycle falls over in a garage and nobody hears it, does it make any sound?

Andy
Mountain or road? nmCaptain Morgan
Sep 5, 2002 7:41 AM
read the questionmr_spin
Sep 5, 2002 7:31 AM
The question simply concerned cyclists, and was not limited to cyclists riding bikes.
No room, I couldn't get 'on bikes' in topic headingrwbadley
Sep 5, 2002 7:57 AM
Should've made room by deleting "in your area"Captain Morgan
Sep 5, 2002 9:50 AM
Suggestion: You could have added "on bikes" in the topic heading if you would have just deleted "in your area." I think "in your area" was pretty much understood. As a matter of fact, of all of the cyclists I see while riding, all are "in my area."
Yes, but then where would you see them? nmrwbadley
Sep 5, 2002 10:41 AM
re: Poll: How many cyclists/hour do you see in your area?Dave Hickey
Sep 5, 2002 6:46 AM
Weekdays- 0-1
Weekends- 2-5

I live in the Dallas/Fort Worth area
Big city, so few riders! nmrwbadley
Sep 5, 2002 6:52 AM
re: Poll: How many cyclists/hour do you see in your area?Ted
Sep 5, 2002 6:51 AM
Think I've seen 2 all summer besides myself in my home town. Very small home town.

Ted
re: Poll: How many cyclists/hour do you see in your area?PMC
Sep 5, 2002 7:27 AM
Yesterday I came across at least 30 other riders but only because I crossed paths with one of the LBS rides. Normally its around 5-10 weekday and 15+ on weekends if you don't go out too early.
weekdays:0-3 weekends:0-8, depending on time, weather, route...hrs
Sep 5, 2002 7:38 AM
Hundreds an hour weekdays. Darn few weekends.MB1
Sep 5, 2002 8:16 AM
Sometimes in the winter we will go for a few months without seeing another cyclist on weekends but then we ride on backroads way out of town.
Regrettfully, very, very fewPaulCL
Sep 5, 2002 9:08 AM
I usually ride early in the AM. It's rare to see any cyclists on weekdays. On weekends, I might see one or two over a 60-70 mile ride. But usually, none. This might explain why I ride alone alot....or is it that 'sprinkle a day' thing....?????
re: Poll: How many cyclists/hour do you see in your area?liebejungen
Sep 5, 2002 10:23 AM
In the past 6 weeks that i have been riding, i have seen a total of 1 other person. So accourding to my training log, that put the ratio somewhere in the area of .04 per hour. :- )