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Highway Code rule 300 - You MUST NOT enter a road, lane or other route reserved for trams. A road or lane reserved for trams will have signs like this: or road markings that say TRAM ONLY. If cyclists are allowed on that particular section of tramway then it will be indicated by a sign, like this above or below the tram sign: or the road markings will ...


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Bicycles are allowed on the subways at all times, but the MTA suggests against taking your bike on the subway during rush hour. Bicycles are permitted on Subway trains at all times. However, we strongly recommend that cyclists avoid boarding crowded rush hour trains. Folding bicycles are permitted on all trains and busses except for express busses. ...


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Probably fine I have a bike (Surly LHT) with 700c wheels, wide tires (35mm) and full fenders (I think same model, but next size up). The local buses have 2 or 3 different types of rack, and it works on all of them. On some of the 3-bike racks it's difficult to get the arm over the tire in the middle rack, but the fender isn't really a problem; usually I ...


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Get a Dahon Vitesse. This is the 7 speed model with aluminium frame. This is a personal recommendation as I have been riding mine for years, I bought it for one particularly tricky commute and have not stopped riding it since. Folding time is 10-20 seconds depending on urgency, I too am 6'3" which means it is easy to get the height right for the seat as that ...


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That page actually lays it out pretty well. You have three options: box/bag your bike, pay £30 for a reserved bike space, or pay £22 to ship your bike such that it will arrive within 24 hours of you. The reserved bike spaces and shipping don't require you to box or bag your bike. When I traveled on EuroStar and on French trains, I had a friend handy with a ...


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Only folding bikes are carried on the DLR, and they must be 'totally enclosed in a cover' This website has all rules for bikes on public transit for what seems to be most companies in the UK. Check it out.


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Transport for London page on Bikes on Public Transport On the tube, folding bikes are good anywhere at any time. Non-folders are restricted to only certain lines - in most cases these are lines that have no deep below ground tracks - and certain times, although the above page doesn't specify these very well. In fact it says you can take your non folding ...


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I've had my folder on the bus racks, with it's fenders, and it wasn't a problem. But that's with smaller wheels than your Tempo, so I'm not sure if that really answers your question. FWIW, the bar always seems to extend further than I need for the road bikes, so I don't see why it wouldn't extend enough to go past your fenders.


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My guess is that BART is very intentionally NOT making a policy on the matter. They wouldn't be able to make one that allows trailers, but as long as they haven't been forced to speak on the matter, it becomes an issue at the station agent's discretion. Yes, that makes it difficult to plan around what you know is allowed, but I think it's still better than ...


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According to the MTA, bikes can go on trains, only folding bikes can go on buses. From http://www.mta.info/bike/: NYC Transit Subway Bicycles are permitted on Subway trains at all times. However, we strongly recommend that cyclists avoid boarding crowded rush hour trains. Be courteous to your fellow passengers by standing with your bike, moving it ...


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I'm in Brisbane. Weekends should be fine, the only restricted time is on peak hour on weekdays (7-9 am and 5-7 pm here). I'd say the place to be with bike is at the back where you don't have to hold it so you can sleep. Second best is close to the doors because you get more empty space. You won't find issue with guards as bikes are allowed on board and in ...


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Since I do this style of trip fairly regularly, I'll answer, even though my experience is in New York, USA: Taking a bike on regional/commuter trains on the weekend is usually very fine, so long as it is not a holiday. Which days the train operator considers to be holidays are posted on their website, though not always very easy to find. In New York at ...


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I have two folders that I use regularly. I have a Raleigh Twenty that I upgraded with a 5 speed SRAM IGH, and a Bike Friday NWT with a SRAM Dual Drive. I use the Twenty as my "dirt" bike; for local errands on the dirt roads in my community. The NWT is my flyer and goes along with me on trips in it's suitcase. The Twenty cost me $40 on Craigslist. I ...


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I'll second the Raleigh Twenty post. I'm 6'0" and 170 lbs. and commute about 4 miles each way on my 1974 Raleigh Twenty. It's rugged, fast and gets lots of smiles. I upgraded the wheels by stealing the 20" alloy wheels off my daughter's abandoned bike including her rear 6-speed freewheel. Put on some 1.25" tires and a larger front chainring. I've taken ...


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My 1975 Raleigh Twenty meets all of your criteria except "very compact". The Twenty is a folder--the frame folds in half--though many modern folders get much more compact. The upside of the old used Raleigh is that they are much more inexpensive than the best modern folders and still are quite rugged bikes. Raleigh Folders are known for their ...



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