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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 09:46 AM
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Posted By k7
The Furrer is not happy

Shit for brains. (http://fox2now.com/2014/07/30/get-off-my-roads-sunset-hills-mayor-under-investigation-after-cyclist-hit-by-car/)

It gets more interesting....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2014, 09:21 AM
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Posted By k7
7 things non-cyclists should know....

A decent article (http://willworkforadventure.com/2014/06/20/7-things-non-cyclists-should-know-about-road-cycling/)

You can read the article but here are the 7 things:

1) Road cycling is scary...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2014, 09:45 AM
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Posted By k7
NNNNoooooooooooooooooooooo

NNNNoooooooooooooooooooooo
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 09:20 PM
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Posted By k7
That's what happens when you make an unannounced...

That's what happens when you make an unannounced u-turn. Don't make unannounced u-turns.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2014, 01:48 PM
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Posted By k7
Good job. Too bad this has to sound like the...

Good job. Too bad this has to sound like the exception rather than the rule. Oh sure...many will slow down and not put themselves or anyone else in danger but then, they'll bitch about it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 06:35 PM
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Posted By k7
Giggle

Good cop.

<iframe width="854" height="510" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/ap9_jxEr_JA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 01:47 PM
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Posted By k7
Yep - that one made the rounds on other sites...

Yep - that one made the rounds on other sites this weekend.

From the PD's Facebook account:

"The purpose of this post is to advise the community that I have accepted the resignation of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2014, 02:15 PM
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Posted By k7
Wanna apply that logic to very other vehicle on...

Wanna apply that logic to very other vehicle on the road?

I urge all you sports-car driving folks to consider just what you're trading off here, 5 mph an hour faster and for what?

I urge all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2014, 05:26 PM
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Posted By k7
There could have been glass or other trash on the...

There could have been glass or other trash on the shoulder. Quite common actually.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2014, 08:41 PM
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Posted By k7
That rider was injured badly. IIRC, five broken...

That rider was injured badly. IIRC, five broken ribs, collapsed lung, lacerations, etc.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 06:40 PM
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Posted By k7
Yes. This was on Brown Rd in Mesa AZ and it's...

Yes. This was on Brown Rd in Mesa AZ and it's reasonable wide. There is a stripe for a "bike lane" but like most state laws, there no law that says I am restricted to it.

Having said that,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 06:09 PM
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Posted By k7
Who's being pedantic? Me or the guy talking...

Who's being pedantic? Me or the guy talking about a minimum posting limit and then asking if a cyclist can maintain that speed as if that's a requirement? :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 05:48 PM
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Posted By k7
If you don't know the difference, why should I...

If you don't know the difference, why should I even attempt to explain it to you?

Let's refresh your memory.



Big difference sparkie. And yes, depending on conditions, I can maintain 25...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 05:29 PM
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Posted By k7
Jeebus - you do know the difference between a max...

Jeebus - you do know the difference between a max limit and a min limit don't cha?

This is clearly a max limit. Beautiful road by the way but there's not a traffic engineer alive who would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 05:12 PM
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Posted By k7
Well, it should be easy to provide the name of...

Well, it should be easy to provide the name of one road then. I'll use google street view to confirm what you're saying. :ear
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 04:54 PM
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Posted By k7
Uh....what road is that?

Uh....what road is that?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 12:29 PM
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Posted By k7
:nod On certain roads here in Phoenix, I can...

:nod On certain roads here in Phoenix, I can absolutely fly. I know of one stretch in Mesa where I essentially played leap-frog with a cop car for about five miles. The speed limit was 45 - but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 10:17 AM
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Posted By k7
OK - let's connect the dots. Why do you think he...

OK - let's connect the dots. Why do you think he was expected the altercation?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-25-2014, 02:33 PM
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Posted By k7
:fpalm Now now....let's keep jo momma in jo...

:fpalm Now now....let's keep jo momma in jo momma. :augie
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2014, 08:41 AM
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Posted By k7
Good man - not so hard is it?! It's funny -...

Good man - not so hard is it?!

It's funny - you should see the cars that end up in the middle of Ragbrai. Talk about head-explosions. :lol2
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 01:56 PM
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Posted By k7
Shit - who needs Google when you're married to a...

Shit - who needs Google when you're married to a woman who knows everything? :dunno
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 01:52 PM
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Posted By k7
I would have found a different route. :lol3

I would have found a different route. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2014, 11:43 AM
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Posted By k7
I was hoping you were out there! Huge...

I was hoping you were out there! Huge accomplishment....which team?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2014, 09:25 AM
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Posted By k7
You should. The overall winner and record holder...

You should. The overall winner and record holder is Christoph Strasser. Wanna guess where he's from? :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 07:25 PM
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Posted By k7
Yep. You're on the tail end of RAAM. Friend of...

Yep. You're on the tail end of RAAM. Friend of mine won the over 60, was the first American solo to finish and set a recumbent record. He averaged around 300 miles a day for 10 days.

The...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2014, 07:49 PM
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Posted By k7
The next cyclist you "roll coal" on might be a cop. Dumbass

Link (http://bikeportland.org/2014/06/20/truck-driver-rollin-coal-riders-one-bike-cop-107657)

"Truck driver does ‘rollin’ coal’ on riders, and one of them is a bike cop"

:clap

"A man driving...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2014, 06:46 PM
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Posted By k7
If you have a road bike, you're more than welcome...

If you have a road bike, you're more than welcome to meet us for our Saturday morning rides. http://pmbcaz.org/ There are speeds to just about everyone starting at around 16 or so.

Easily 70...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2014, 12:11 PM
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Posted By k7
"A bullied bicyclist gets the last punch"

Link (http://tablet.olivesoftware.com/Olive/Tablet/AtlantaJournalConstitution/SharedArticle.aspx?href=AJC%2F2014%2F06%2F15&id=Ar02105)
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2014, 11:59 AM
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Posted By k7
That strikes a chord with me. In my younger...

That strikes a chord with me. In my younger days, I could get down a mountain much faster than the average cager. When I say "mountain", I talking about Cadillac Mountain outside of Bar Harbor,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2014, 10:10 AM
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Posted By k7
Well stated Rx.

Well stated Rx.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 10:33 AM
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Posted By k7
Too funny. <IFRAME height=253...

Too funny.

<IFRAME height=253 src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Wx2e9jSSK6E" frameBorder=0 width=450 allowfullscreen></IFRAME>
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2014, 01:18 PM
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Posted By k7
OK - I'll play. 1st link: nothing there -...

OK - I'll play.

1st link: nothing there - no one was convicted of impeding traffic
2nd link: the one I mentioned
3rd link: several cases dicussed from an expert witness who has participated in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2014, 10:22 AM
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Posted By k7
I'm not quite this militant - most of the time -...

I'm not quite this militant - most of the time - but this one made me laugh.

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-CZiGYwCs4j4/TYUnfzjjrFI/AAAAAAAAAeg/s-VGjnYx3jE/s1600/Get%2BOver%2BIt.jpg

I may shrink...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2014, 09:50 AM
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Posted By k7
Show me a single cyclist who has been convicted...

Show me a single cyclist who has been convicted of violating this "law" that you're referring to. Shirley you have one example. Just one. :ear

BTW, for an impeding traffic, you'd have to show...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2014, 09:23 AM
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Posted By k7
Jeebus - I get more upset at drivers (Prius...

Jeebus - I get more upset at drivers (Prius anyone?) in the HOV lane who are moving at the speed of traffic than cyclists who may need the lane for one reason or another. :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 02:51 PM
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Posted By k7
Agreed - it's a way of using money as punishment...

Agreed - it's a way of using money as punishment when getting someone money is the real objective.

That's what bugs me about the $$$$$ settlements with banks recently. BOA will settle for their...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 01:18 PM
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Posted By k7
Here's another person - TSTL... too stupid to...

Here's another person - TSTL... too stupid to live.

It seems that Mrs Baker hit a cyclist from behind and injured him. Link...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 12:37 PM
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Posted By k7
There are many, many cyclists...heck, many...

There are many, many cyclists...heck, many motorists....who are using electronic video cameras now. I have a Concur that's a great little unit but I fail to take it along about 80% of the time. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 11:50 AM
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Posted By k7
I don't think the threshold requires that an...

I don't think the threshold requires that an injury actually occur - seems to be a catch-all for stupid behavior to me. :dunno

At the end of the day, he's had to hire an attorney which will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 10:31 AM
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Posted By k7
He was apparently charged with reckless...

He was apparently charged with reckless endangerment. Since I'm not an expert, I google'd it and came up with this from wiki - emphasis added:

Reckless endangerment: A person commits the crime of...
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