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Fat bikes go where no bicycle has gone before

...mountain bike or his Salsa Mukluk II."Fewer things can go wrong with the fat bike," Shauvin explained. "They have mechanical brakes, as opposed to hydraulic breaks, which most mountain bikes have.""With four-inch tires, you have a quite a bit more...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-11-13/fat-bikes-go-where-no-bicycle-ha
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Police remind drivers to watch for slippery roads

...plan ahead and leave earlier to avoid driving in a hurry on icy roads.Follow vehicles at a safe distance to allow time to brake and slow down without skidding out of control or causing a rear-end crash, he said.Make sure your vehicle has tire tread...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-28/police-remind-drivers-to-watch-for-s
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An Outdoor View: The old man was a meat fisherman

...a meat-fishing tool, in a pinch this outfit could be used to pull stumps and winch trucks out of ditches. The reel's "brake" was a thin tab of spring steel he jammed against the outside of the spool in the vain hope that it would stop a fish from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-10-30/an-outdoor-view
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Police remind drivers to watch for slippery roads

...plan ahead and leave earlier to avoid driving in a hurry on icy roads. Follow vehicles at a safe distance to allow time to brake and slow down without skidding out of control or causing a rear-end crash, he said. Make sure your vehicle has tire tread...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-27/nobody-injured-in-vehicle-rollover
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Search for stolen bike leads uncovers stash of parts in Juneau

...lamented that she's still missing her bike's handlebars, front forks, both wheels, the gears, pedals, shifters and brakes."So pretty much everything except the metal frame itself," she said. "They stripped everything off of it."She bought...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-19/search-for-stolen-bike-leads-uncover
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Soldotna purchases police vehicles for long-term fleet plan

...terrain and icy roads common on the Kenai Peninsula. The new cars have better impact bracing in the event of a wreck, and better brakes suited for high speeds or the need for a quick stop, Sandberg."So far they are working great."Kelly Sullivan can be reached...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-26/soldotna-purchases-police-vehicles-f
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...more than 800 miles without rest. Maintenance at another company was so shoddy that one bus drove despite glaring evidence of brake problems.Federal bus safety regulators said Thursday they shut down those two and 50 other motor coach companies in a major...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-12
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New invention provides mobility for any ability

...between a mobility scooter and a tricycle. It has a cushioned, stable seat; handle bars with a traditional gear shift and hand brake, but also a throttle lever for using the electric motor; slanted rear wheels for stability and an elongated head tube with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-08/new-invention-provides-mobility-for-
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Busy weekend sees increase in accidents

...into four lanes. Sumner was hauling a boat and had about a dozen vehicles in front of him. Davis reported he didn't see brake lights and didn't realize the cars were stopped.The trailer hit Riggs and pushed his bike into the inflatable boat in front...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-21/busy-weekend-sees-increase-in-accide
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An oldie but goodie

...gears. The same way with the second pedal except that was the brake peddle. The third and most important one was the foot feed...right to left and back and forth, the only thing to do is apply brakes and pray; it's nice to say I'm writing this letter. Paul...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/031010/let_581928587.shtml
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