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    SAFETY Good cycling is safe cycling IMPORTANT • Always wear a protective helmet when riding a bicycle. • Always hold the handlebars and keep your feet on the pedals. • Slow down at road junctions and look both ways before crossing. • Give way to pedestrians and to motor vehicles. • Watch out for vehicles pulling in and out of traffic and for doors opening on parked vehicles. • Do not cycle on pavement. Always use bike paths or cycle tracks when available and keep to the side intended for cyclist. • Do not ride a bicycle under the influence of drugs or alcohol. • If in doubt about the efficiency of the bicycle brake system or the comfort of the riding position, consult a competent bicycle mechanic to make necessary adjustments. • If the handlebar grip becomes loose, consult a competent bicycle mechanic to replace grip or to secure with suitable adhesive. Do not ride a bicycle with loose handle grip. • Do not ride more than two abreast. Ride in single file on busy or narrow roads. • Do…

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    CV Link Project Analysis

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    The CV Link Project was established in 2013 and was mainly aimed at creating 80-mile walkway and biking pathway which is expected to connect the Eastern Riverside County Region in the state of California. This project of the Coachella Valley Association Government and is projected to bring along many benefits by the time it is fully constructed and launched. According to Chris A he stated that once the CV link is completed it would bring a lot of benefits to the cities and the economy…

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    Cycling is a sport everyone. From the top athletes on pro-teams competing in grand tours, time trials, and putting in thousands of miles and hundreds of hours every year. Recreational riders that enjoy participating in local organized event, group, and charity rides. Mountain bikers looking for steep climbs and gravel trails. Elderly people who want a low impact and fun exercise to stay healthy find cycling to be the perfect choice. And commuters, who leave their cars at home and get from point…

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    I interviewed two (2) Broward County residents who are active bicycle riders. Their thoughts regarding Broward County’s sustainable transportation options to include transportation for bicycle riders follows; • Personal communication from Mr. Dan Braun who is a cyclist and user of Broward County parks: “Broward County parks are a great place to cycle. Sometimes it is a challenge as joggers, runners and walkers share the same sidewalk as the cyclists. Cycling is a good exercise for me and is a…

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    I have grown to love going uphill, as much as downhill. One day when pedaling up this very steep sand dune, with the gusty wind going against me I remember my friend saying, “If you give up now, you lose your momentum.” Hearing that immediately made getting to the top of that sand dune my goal, and I became fully immersed in the task at hand that was optimally challenging. I began to realize cycling is also about pushing yourself to the limit, and the trek up the steep sand dune was the…

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    Reward Function Case Study

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    3.5 Definition of the Reward Function The term “reward” generally refers to the measurable merit of an activated action. The purpose of the reward function is to measure the effectiveness of a classifier in stabilizing the bicycle, i.e. bringing the bicycle back to its upright position from a near fall position. The problem, however, is that in our case the reward of an activated action could not be immediately calculated, as the calculation requires knowledge of the system’s response which…

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    Literature Review Safety of bicycle brakes The safety of bicycles is a very important factor when riding a bicycle. Safety always comes first, but have you ever thought to yourself is your bicycle safe? Are the brakes on your bicycle good enough to keep you safe? All these questions pop into mind but never get a quick answer. Calliper brakes are not of the safest brakes out there, if not used in the correct manner it more likely you will lose control while applying brakes and end up having an…

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    Last week, after my group was rejected for having a wooden compost bin on campus, we decided to look into transportation. We want to have a bike cage outside of Dudley Moorhead Hall, because we seen a lot of student illegally parked their bikes, and locked them in the walk ways. Once again, my group was looking for answer to our new idea, and went back to Corporation Yard A. The same lady was there at the front desk, and told us to speak to the transportation department, which was near the new…

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    The future The potential future benefit from completing my degree and finding employment in information architecture based on an annual salary of $100,000 per year over the next 10 years, taking into account paying off my student loans, and starting as an entry level e-commerce specialist starting at $77,000 and working my way up to an average of $115,000 per year. (My Footpath, 2013). The theory of expected utility takes into account there being three types of individuals-risk neutral, risk…

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    These tastes and preferences play an important role in decision making. Acquiring these utilities or preferences is the highest interest. Therefore, as postulated by the rational choice theory, any decision made with the view of maximizing these utilities after evaluating the available alternatives based on the perfect information provided is considered rational. While the rational choice theory provides a plausible explanation for human behavior as individuals or collectively as a society or…

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