In my Internet peregrinations I came across this: 'In 2010 there were 32,788 road deaths in the USA (Source: DfT). This equates to 10.6 road deaths per 100,000 of population and compares to the UK average of 3.1 road deaths per 100,000 of population in 2010.'. I am trying to equate these statistics with relevant land areas vs population.
Pittsburgh cycling: road bike or hybrid? [more inside]
Partly on AskMe's advice, I bought a 2006 Miata. Got a good deal and love it, including the exhaust note. Road, tire and engine noise are part of the deal, I know, but they're louder than I'd like. Can you suggest fixes? [more inside]
I'm in the UK, near Bath. I just saw someone on a bicycle I really want. Silver frame, canti brakes, racer / tourer style. Brand name was approx 11 letters long and I'm pretty sure it began with 'van'. Any ideas anyone? Thanks in advance!
Road tripping through VT and NH to Portland, Maine between Sunday and Tuesday, with a pretty open schedule. What should I do and see? [more inside]
I find my road bike terrifying. Can you help? [more inside]
Roadwork Filter: The road adjoining mine is being resurfaced. About 2 weeks ago, the surface got chewed up and roughened by one of those enormous road scrapers. [more inside]
I've got a week or so to drive around Wyoming, and northern Utah. (Coming back via I70, spending a day in Crested Butte.) Leaving Friday afternoon. What fall color should I absolutely not miss? [more inside]
The perfect NYC cross-country road trip mix? [more inside]
What's your recommendation on clipless pedals for knee comfort? [more inside]
Taking our 7 & 9 year old girls on a whirlwind tour of New Hampshire next week, looking for overnight lodging suggestions between our destinations. Except for the final day in Hampton our hotels will be just "arrive in the evening, depart in the morning" affairs... [more inside]
Driving from New Orleans to LA over two days. Should I take I-10 all the way OR go diagonally to Amarillo TX and then I-40 the rest of the way. [more inside]
Road Trippin' questions. Driving from Denver, CO to Blue River, OR, down through California and back to CO. Here's the link to my tentative map.
Road Trippin' questions. Driving from Denver, CO to Blue River, OR, down through California and back to CO. Here's the link to my tentative map. [more inside]
Help me plan my road trip from St. Louis to Los Angeles, likely with a short stop at the Grand Canyon [more inside]
UK Driving Tour Honeymoon - 3 technical questions Re: US cards in a Chip & Pin world, UK power conversion with 110v power strips, and things to know about congestion fees, and tolls, etc. [more inside]
Another kitty question. My kitten will shortly have been with me for two weeks, and I plan to start letting her go outside. At first it will be supervised sessions only, but I want to eventually put in a cat flap and let her outdoors during the day time whenever she wants. What can I do to keep her as safe as possible? [more inside]
We will be driving from Toronto to Cincinnati about the second half of May. What are the "musts" along the way?
Gift ideas for a friend who is on the road constantly? [more inside]
Why do I feel like I am driving on the wrong side of the road? [more inside]
Fender suggestions for a road bike [more inside]
How long would it take to drive from Los Angeles to Sacramento via 101? [more inside]
The breadth of Long Island up to Connecticut, then over to Cape Cod, then up to Boston, and then back to NYC. Where are the best hikes? What do I have to stop and see (and eat) in between the cities? Where can I stay on the cheap? [more inside]
Help a mom and two teen girls plan a trip [more inside]
Unbranded & weirdly branded road cycling clothing: About four years ago I came across a website that was a clearance center for major road cycling clothing manufacturers. It sold a lot of jerseys and shorts that appeared to be excess items from custom-design production runs printed for odd cat2/cat3 teams in different countries around the world, printed with sponsorships for things like Colombian soda-pop companies, German pneumatics firms, etc. They had a lot of jerseys that would normally be $75-100/ea going for around $30 a piece. I lost the URL and am not even sure if the company is still in business (iirc it was a Yahoo! storefront). [more inside]
Looking for road trip suggestions for the end of Februrary! Looking to drive up to ~15 hours from DFW for the perfect destination. Could possibly be a relocation prospect in the future. Difficulty: SNOW, mountains, Colorado? [more inside]
My friend and I are in the middle of C25K and want to go all the way to a half-marathon. She would like to get to a full marathon. We are getting conflicting advice on how to do this. Do you have any ideas? [more inside]
Best online map tool for showing a route via multiple points? [more inside]
I'm making a tourism list of things involving smoking, drinking and shooting for someone who loves all three. Where would I find places that fit the bill? [more inside]
5 day road trip through Colorado, where should we go? [more inside]
Help me Bike the right way. I've recently gotten back into biking and am doing it in a way I never have before. I need pointers from people with experience. [more inside]
On the Road filter. What's a famous hill for truck drivers, probably in OK or Arkansas? [more inside]
So I am soon going to be driving from Tucson, Arizona to Los Angeles, California. The drive is long, and will most likely be boring, So I have come here to metafilter to ask if there are any natural features, roadside attractions, interesting things I can stop and see along my route.
Hi everyone! My sister, father, and I are planning a road trip this summer from Rhode Island to Los Angeles and we're looking for some itinerary suggestions. We were planning on taking the northern route, hitting Chicago, Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone, State Route 1, etc. but we don't really have any details laid out. We plan to take 10-11 days, starting on August 20th. Additionally, we would love to do some camping on the way. Thanks :D !!!
European road trip! We're in Brugge right now, where to next? [more inside]
I'm looking for an affordable, 10 mile a day road bike for my dad for Father's day. He doesn't want anything more expensive than a $500 USD bike, but I can't find it in my heart to buy him a $200 Schwinn from Walmart. Can anyone suggest a road bike between $200-$500 for my dad? He's about 6'1", 200 pounds, pants inseam 33". Ordering online and having it delivered (USA) will work. I'm fairly handy with tools an can assemble it, but I'd rather order just 1 bike pre-packaged and not buy pieces individually and put them together myself (tires from one distributor, frame from another, etc.)
Additions, suggestions, and general information for my Cross Country (USA) Trip. Help me make it awesome please! [more inside]
What should I see and do on a roadtrip to northern BC? [more inside]
My girlfriend and I loved to travel, and for a couple of years we had vague plans that we would go to America. Now we're on a break, and I have the opportunity to go with friends. Should I take it? [more inside]
Any ideas for randomly generating a road trip? [more inside]
East Coast Road Trip!! Caveats: Medium amounts of luggage, and no car. [more inside]
Are there some interesting places to stop from Asheville to D.C.? [more inside]
Excuse my ignorance of just how big the Alps are, can I drive this route in April? Basle,Swi -> Ferrara,ITA. Exact Google Maps route: Route My car is nothing special so no off roading in snow possible! Thanks in advance.
Road Trip question. Jon-o's mom must know... [more inside]
We are overwhelmed with choices for a 9-11 day driving trip from Los Angeles. Which national parks/areas are must-see, and which are skip-its? And other Car-Camping conundrums... [more inside]
I'll be embarking on a two week road trip from just before Christmas until just after the new year. My plan is to drive south out of the SF Bay Area and spend most of my time in southern California, possibly with forays into Az, Nevada, and Mexico. My interests are nature, archaeology, and history, and I'm an avid photographer. Tell me about the places I shouldn't miss. [more inside]
Did I spend too much on a book? $325 for a very good hardcover 1st Edition UK (Picador) Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West by Cormac McCarthy? [more inside]
Road Trip Filter: Two guys driving from Corpus Christi, Tx to Las Vegas, Nv (passing through New Mexico and Arizona). What are some absolute "must see" or "must eat" places along the road? [more inside]
I am planning a road trip from Providence, RI to Toronto and need the hivemind's help! [more inside]
Am considering buying a house both on a bus route/busyish street and a few houses down from a school. What should I be aware of before I make this purchase? [more inside]
I need some help planning and plotting and figuring what happens between Denver and Portland. I think it might include The Tetons, Yellowstone, Glacier, Banff, Seattle and Vancouver, but I'm worried I'm trying to cram too much. [more inside]