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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 06:47 PM
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Views: 334,659
Posted By Gummee!
There was?! Either a Capo or a Futura will...

There was?!

Either a Capo or a Futura will work

:ricky

M
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6,653
Views: 334,659
Posted By Gummee!
I've ridden many miles in my whale foreskin suit,...

I've ridden many miles in my whale foreskin suit, but alas! its languishing in a closet at the moment. (divorces suck out loud BTW)

Trying to work out a deal for an older Caponord so I can get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6,839
Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
There's a lot of WTF?! in this one...

There's a lot of WTF?! in this one (http://www.wsvn.com/story/27901442/driver-arrested-in-fatal-key-biscayne-accident). Net result is still 2 cyclists dead.

M
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2015, 06:09 AM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
Go look back a bit and look at some of my posts:...

Go look back a bit and look at some of my posts: Several judges around the country have already concluded that bicycles are exempt from that part of the/those regulation(s). :nod

On another note:...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-17-2015, 05:38 AM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
You're serious, right? Not just acting stupid on...

You're serious, right? Not just acting stupid on the innerwebs?

Tell ya what. YOU go find statutes that tell me I'm supposed to not ride my bicycle the way I've been describing *as written in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6,839
Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
What's this 'give us a little room' shit? How...

What's this 'give us a little room' shit? How much further to the right do I need to ride to 'give [you] a little room' on a road where I'm almost always legally entitled to the whole lane*?

:ear...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-15-2015, 10:27 AM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
Please just go around me...

Please just go around me (http://davesbikeblog.squarespace.com//blog/2015/1/15/please-just-go-around-me.html)

M
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-15-2015, 06:06 AM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
Nice...

Nice (http://abc7news.com/news/cyclist-hit-in-west-oakland-robbed-while-unconscious/474341/)

M
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2015, 12:49 PM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
See my last:

See my last:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2015, 12:08 PM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
...and these are the people we're sharing our...

...and these are the people we're sharing our roads with

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2015, 06:58 AM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
read me...

read me (http://velonews.competitor.com/2015/01/news/road/notes-scrum-thing-love-can-kill_358177)

M
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By Gummee!
yeah, the bicycle thread down in sports is the...

yeah, the bicycle thread down in sports is the best place for these kinds of discussions.

I wouldn't recommend reading the entire thread. :nah Just jump on in

On the other hand, I'm excited!...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6,839
Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
Buddy of mine had a 1600. Neat little cars. ...

Buddy of mine had a 1600. Neat little cars.

I got sucked into the British end of the spectrum. Owned an MG Midget then a TR-7 before I came to my senses (IOW went broke buying bicycle stuff) and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2015, 02:40 PM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
I can see that. Kind of why there's a HUGE...

I can see that. Kind of why there's a HUGE backlash against even the thought of lane sharing for motos. :nod

...but all it takes is changing the way people think about cycling and riding a moto:...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-10-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6,653
Views: 334,659
Posted By Gummee!
Larry traded that KLR for a k-bike, then bought...

Larry traded that KLR for a k-bike, then bought another k-bike, then an R-RT.

...but the inner CCKLR rider habits never left him

:augie

M

edited to add: guess I shoulda looked at the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2015, 12:07 PM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
:nono Rabid Koala :augie M

:nono

Rabid Koala

:augie

M
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2015, 09:02 AM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
moar 'shit happens.' Those Aussies... <div...

moar 'shit happens.' Those Aussies...

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-04-2015, 01:10 PM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
Only two 'questionable' passes in the 2.5hrs I...

Only two 'questionable' passes in the 2.5hrs I was out today.

:clap

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6,839
Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
My lighting system was fine. Other guys'? Not so...

My lighting system was fine. Other guys'? Not so much.

Hence the stick.

Groups are good. See above for reasons why.

M
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2015, 12:40 PM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
I've been the guy that's kicked up something that...

I've been the guy that's kicked up something that took out the guy behind me. Night ride. Branch in the road that no one saw. Lead rider hit it. Flipped up into my foot. Ended up wedged between the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-31-2014, 06:26 AM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
back to being deliberately obtuse, huh? I had...

back to being deliberately obtuse, huh? I had such hopes.

Tell ya what: try it. Try both ways. Try riding with a group at 40-50kph and then try that same speed on your own.

THEN come back and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-30-2014, 09:25 PM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
If you're part of a group working together, you...

If you're part of a group working together, you can get down the road faster than if you're alone.

If you're part of a group working together, you're also likely to be pushing yourself harder than...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-28-2014, 08:55 AM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
They got another one...

They got another one (http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-city/north-baltimore/bs-md-ci-roland-park-fatal-bicycle-accident-20141227-story.html). Be careful

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Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-28-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,785
Posted By Gummee!
There's one of these in silver with red leather...

There's one of these in silver with red leather in the garage. Been sitting for more'n a decade now. :cry

Dad hosed it up and parked it.

I haven't had time ($$) to fix it. :2cry

M
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-25-2014, 02:28 PM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-25-2014, 10:20 AM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
I was out on the Langster for about 1:45 just...

I was out on the Langster for about 1:45 just now. It must be Crimmus 'cause everyone passed me nicely. :thumb

M
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,859
Posted By Gummee!
People are people all over Jim. :nod Not any...

People are people all over Jim. :nod

Not any real differences in driving behaviors on either coast. :nah

M
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,859
Posted By Gummee!
This Even places like the DC area where...

This

Even places like the DC area where sharing lanes is prohibited you get people getting out of the way. Whether that's out of fear or whether they're being nice, I haven't the foggiest. :dunno...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-21-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6,839
Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
Oooh ya done did it now! The 'get off my road you...

Oooh ya done did it now! The 'get off my road you spandex clad [sexual preference slur deleted]! types will be all over you like white on rice!

:augie

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2014, 11:41 AM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
1:40 on the road just now. About a dozen people...

1:40 on the road just now. About a dozen people passing closer than they should based on how empty the roads were.

One asshat that basically ran the oncoming SUV just about off the road and nearly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2014, 06:50 AM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
Yup ....and probably never will be. The...

Yup

....and probably never will be. The powers that be don't have the commitment to going car-less. The people don't want any inconveniences. etc etc etc

Its a nice dream, but except for some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 06:44 AM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-14-2014, 12:06 PM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
fixt The ride I did just now was 3+ hrs of...

fixt

The ride I did just now was 3+ hrs of mixed road and smooth dirt/gravel roads. A mtn bike would've been overkill for the terrain.

Only had 3-4 cars pass us on the gravel portions of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2014, 07:22 PM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
I was gone for a week. Looks like y'all managed...

I was gone for a week. Looks like y'all managed to carry on without me.

Off the bike for a week too! :clap Needed it.

Mixed surface ride tomorrow. :ricky

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6,839
Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
As much as he types, I'm hoping some thought goes...

As much as he types, I'm hoping some thought goes behind all those keystrokes. :nod

All he really needs to do is ride a bicycle. All will be revealed once he does that

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6,839
Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
Think about what you're asking. The cyclist is Xm...

Think about what you're asking. The cyclist is Xm ahead of the driver as well as sitting higher. ... not to mention they can hear something coming.

In the pics above, I'd probably be a little...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-08-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3,422
Views: 489,096
Posted By Gummee!
That's why I go for a bicycle ride or trail run...

That's why I go for a bicycle ride or trail run after work. Leave at 1800 and get home possibly 1:15 to 1:30 later. Run or ride for an hour or so and I get home in about 45min

:norton

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-08-2014, 11:29 AM
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Views: 489,096
Posted By Gummee!
Now multiply that across 4 lanes (well... 3 if...

Now multiply that across 4 lanes (well... 3 if you exclude the HOV lane) on 66 inbound in the AM and you have the commute from hell.

I'm not sure how they manage it, but its like clockwork....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6,839
Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
This. All will be answered without me typing...

This.

All will be answered without me typing a bunch of words on a computer screen.

I'll answer the question partially. I'm typically moving somewhere between 15 and 20mph. That's MUCH faster...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2014, 07:55 PM
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Views: 389,309
Posted By Gummee!
yup I've been living the same thing for the...

yup

I've been living the same thing for the last 20+ years.

Can't make everyone happy, so I concentrate on keeping *me* happy, safe, and riding home to do it again and again and...

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