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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-23-2015, 07:50 PM
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Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
He apologized... Had a few run-ins this AM...

He apologized...

Had a few run-ins this AM with people passing in unsafe spots. Libra2 is it REALLY that important to get where you're going holding your coffee cup that you're willing to die to...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-22-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 22,525
Posted By Gummee!
Rush hour in SoCal is great. Everyone's doing 75...

Rush hour in SoCal is great. Everyone's doing 75 bumper-to-bumper as much as possible. There's always a few idiots trying to go faster, but they're the minority.

M
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-19-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 22,525
Posted By Gummee!
:augie BTDT on more'n one occasion. Flying...

:augie

BTDT on more'n one occasion. Flying up and down 17 is fun

M
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-19-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 22,525
Posted By Gummee!
Not that I have much to kvetch about going from...

Not that I have much to kvetch about going from one small road to another small road, but geez! can ya wait 20sec for me to get past before you pull out?

Yup. I watched the thought process: can I...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-19-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 22,525
Posted By Gummee!
Think of it as: those guys that want to speed...

Think of it as: those guys that want to speed down the freeway are attracting all the attention and will get all the tickets, while I go my merry way.

Why would you want to put yourself in a spot...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-18-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4,055
Views: 615,993
Posted By Gummee!
For them, that self-driving car is a doG-send. ...

For them, that self-driving car is a doG-send.

For the rest of us too possibly. It'll at least get some of the idiots out of direct control of their vehicles.

M
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-17-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 22,525
Posted By Gummee!
So what you're saying is that you're a LLH. :ear ...

So what you're saying is that you're a LLH. :ear

The world revolves around you, then huh?

Gotcha

M
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-17-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4,055
Views: 615,993
Posted By Gummee!
Behind a few cars behind you is best. That way...

Behind a few cars behind you is best. That way they can't affect you with their crashes

M
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-15-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 22,525
Posted By Gummee!
IDK about 5mi, but between Tucson and Phx,...

IDK about 5mi, but between Tucson and Phx, there's frequently 10-15 cars piled up behind someone dawdling in the left lane.

...which leads to people jamming up the right as far as they can and...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-14-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 22,525
Posted By Gummee!
You haven't seen the 'bicycles on the road'...

You haven't seen the 'bicycles on the road' thread, have ya?

M
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-13-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
from Bob Mionske:

from Bob Mionske:
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-06-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
ST. JOHNS — A woman whose car struck and killed a...

ST. JOHNS — A woman whose car struck and killed a bicyclist last fall near DeWitt drew an unusual sentence Wednesday in Clinton County District Court....
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-04-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
all y'all's heads would explode if you came up on...

all y'all's heads would explode if you came up on this
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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-28-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
When I'm approaching a blind corner or crest of a...

When I'm approaching a blind corner or crest of a hill, I'm in the left side of the right tire track and I'm *NOT* moving till I can see its safe. :nah

Call me an asshole. Call me 'entitled.'...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-26-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-26-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
Not always. :nah Sometimes its Granny in her...

Not always. :nah Sometimes its Granny in her K-car that refuses to pass that becomes an issue.

My commute's been up a few country roads and down a few more these days. Thankfully, despite there...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-24-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-21-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
Light reading on global energy subsidies...

Light reading on global energy subsidies (http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/wp/2015/wp15105.pdf)


M
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-19-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
read me...

read me (http://davesbikeblog.squarespace.com/blog/2015/5/19/the-mob-mentality.html)

M
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-19-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
Exactly. Just like the gunfire in TX... I...

Exactly. Just like the gunfire in TX...

I hope there's a special level in hell for a person that would shoot a bicyclist. :nod

M
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-18-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
...and sometimes there's gunfire...

...and sometimes there's gunfire (http://www.coloradoan.com/story/news/2015/05/18/cyclist-fatally-shot-windsor/27552711/)

:bluduh

M
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-16-2015, 04:25 AM
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Views: 615,993
Posted By Gummee!
My commute is now one country road to another...

My commute is now one country road to another country road and yet I manage to find the idiots that HAVE to pull out in front of you and then go the speed limit or slower

:baldy

There's only...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-15-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
https://scontent-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v/t...

https://scontent-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v/t1.0-9/10460244_10152944612334611_4104233895885888523_n.png?oh=39ee17c1d371af02e095789beff16cb2&oe=55CF9225
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-11-2015, 05:51 PM
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Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
Idaho stop...

Idaho stop (https://janheine.wordpress.com/2015/05/11/red-lights-and-the-idaho-experiment/)

(read that)

M
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-11-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,789
Posted By Gummee!
Perfect if you've ever ridden or driven there. ...

Perfect if you've ever ridden or driven there.

Look where you want to go, not at what you want to avoid. :nod

(I didn't like the #@$% thing either when I lived in the area)

M
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-11-2015, 05:08 AM
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Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
a SMIDSY got another one:

a SMIDSY got another one:
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-10-2015, 05:55 AM
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Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
Shush you! You keep making sense like this...

Shush you!

You keep making sense like this and this thread's gonna die!

M
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-09-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
Had to shake my head 4x on the way to work this...

Had to shake my head 4x on the way to work this AM. 2x 'speed up to turn right right in front of the cyclist' and 2x 'passing in unsafe spots.'

Only 1 on the way home and that was passing me...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-05-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
There's this thing called a 'golden BB' that'll...

There's this thing called a 'golden BB' that'll get you when its your time and there isn't a darn thing you can do about it. :nod

Otherwise, I agree that you need to have your head on a swivel...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-05-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
Someone's gotta be deliberately obtuse. Goes with...

Someone's gotta be deliberately obtuse. Goes with the thread I guess.

:dunno

I'm allergic to death. ...and pavement, and cars. ...and... :nod

M
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-04-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
Y'all wonder why I get upset when someone tries...

Y'all wonder why I get upset when someone tries to pass me into traffic?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2015, 07:05 PM
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Views: 412,879
Posted By Gummee!
I've been in a few times and he's always been...

I've been in a few times and he's always been generous with time, information, etc

M
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-01-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
Mmmmm snacktime! :dg M

Mmmmm snacktime!

:dg

M
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-01-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4,055
Views: 615,993
Posted By Gummee!
I managed to avoid dying doing just that. :dunno...

I managed to avoid dying doing just that. :dunno YMMV tho. :nod

I'll bet the guy in that Benz doesn't try *that* again!


Lots of cars have their nozzles 'tuned' to spray the windscreen at...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-29-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
So let me get this straight so I'm understanding...

So let me get this straight so I'm understanding where you're coming from: the tandem's supposed to be on the far right side of the road where Mr Pickup Driver is MORE likely to pass into oncoming...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-28-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
Explain where they *should* be riding considering...

Explain where they *should* be riding considering A. there's oncoming traffic and B. at least one curve

:ear

...on another note: I finally had 'it' happen this AM. Yup idiot in a dump truck of...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-28-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
Irate drivers want YOU to get mad. It 'justifies'...

Irate drivers want YOU to get mad. It 'justifies' their actions somehow. :norton

I tell people 'you can say anything you want as long as you're smiling and waving.'

What's better is it makes...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-27-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
moar bad driving ...

moar bad driving
http://33.media.tumblr.com/ebb3f94c2e596e38fce05bf6473b78ad/tumblr_nlu3b98CQZ1qbw072o1_500.gif

This kind of stuff is what I kvetch about in this thread. There's no reason for the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-27-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
why you shouldn't ride near the side of the road...

why you shouldn't ride near the side of the road in a sidewind
http://33.media.tumblr.com/190073d359b35e9832dac52d4cdeca89/tumblr_nm1oh4tApz1qbw072o1_500.gif

M
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-26-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,697
Posted By Gummee!
cyclist records road rage on helmet cam...

cyclist records road rage on helmet cam (http://www.cbs46.com/story/28895286/cyclist-records-road-rage-attack-with-helmet-camera)

I find this bit particularly humorous:

Someone's gonna have to...
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