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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 04:28 AM
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Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Bicyclists do shoulder part of the burden. ...

Bicyclists do shoulder part of the burden. Federal highways are built and maintained in part with US general fund money. Federal general fund dollars come from your income taxes. State roadways...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-31-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I have no problem helping granny get by me.

I have no problem helping granny get by me.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-28-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,039
Posted By Dranrab Luap
You have to love this place you know?

You have to love this place you know?
Forum: Battle scooters 05-27-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,992
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I must have misinterpreted it when you typed ...

I must have misinterpreted it when you typed "would not take kindly to accusations or having my name drug through the mud." My apologies.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-27-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,992
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I would certainly feel more comfortable buying...

I would certainly feel more comfortable buying from someone who has invested time and energy building this community. Someone who has shown his face at events. Someone who has perhaps sold a few...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-27-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,992
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Maybe I missed it, but I don't see where the OP...

Maybe I missed it, but I don't see where the OP drug his name through the mud. He said the seller seems like a nice guy and said the seller would talk about it when he returns to the states. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-27-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By Dranrab Luap
The Agility 125 seems like one of the best bang...

The Agility 125 seems like one of the best bang for the buck scooter deals out there. Be sure to bring us up to date on how you like it after you put some miles on it.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-19-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,910
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Folks, this is a Want to Buy, Want to Trade...

Folks, this is a Want to Buy, Want to Trade thread for scooters and scooter stuff. It is not a for sale thread.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Your opinion is just as valid as the opinion of a...

Your opinion is just as valid as the opinion of a motorist who doesn't ride a motorcycle coming in here and telling us how to ride motorcycles. He didn't compare himself to a moose. He gave...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
There is a woman in your future. Use protection....

There is a woman in your future. Use protection. You are welcome.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Middle aged. Male. Pick-up. White. I'd be...

Middle aged. Male. Pick-up. White. I'd be willing to bet overweight too. That's the profile of the angry idiot.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2015, 06:18 PM
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Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Ya think?

Ya think?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2015, 06:32 PM
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Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Where have you been? I haven't seen you post in a...

Where have you been? I haven't seen you post in a long time.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Too much common sense, didn't read.

Too much common sense, didn't read.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Most states have laws that require cyclists to...

Most states have laws that require cyclists to ride as far right as practicable. Deviations from staying far right are allowed for a number of reasons. One of the more important deviations is "to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
And likely another bicyclist (or two) in the same...

And likely another bicyclist (or two) in the same lane position behind them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
So let me ask you this. Had they been where you...

So let me ask you this. Had they been where you think they should have been, how closely do you think the truck would have passed them?

I am going too guess that the truck would have passed them...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
If he had done that with me, he'd have gone to...

If he had done that with me, he'd have gone to the hospital before he went to jail.
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 20,659
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I think you are part of the target market.

I think you are part of the target market.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
When something comes across as dickish, I may...

When something comes across as dickish, I may point it out. Especially if the same dickish comment is made regularly. Given that you felt a need to defend the first two responses to your post, that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I feel confident in saying that all the readers...

I feel confident in saying that all the readers here know that. I am equally confident that your intent in saying that was to be a dick.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,288
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I thought a look at the character of the entry...

I thought a look at the character of the entry and exit to the curve could be useful or interesting. Definitely not the kind of curve you normally associate with entering too hot. There must have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,288
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Highway 1 :deal

Highway 1 :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,189
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Ride within your limits. People who have ridden...

Ride within your limits. People who have ridden with me know that I don't push it through the twisties. I have been to a dozen or so motorcycle gatherings and in almost every one of those one of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,189
Posted By Dranrab Luap
When I read the thread title, that was going to...

When I read the thread title, that was going to be my response. Where a riding course focuses on the handling skills necessary to avoid accidents, Proficient Motorcycling focuses on how to keep you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,288
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I just took a look at the area between Duncan and...

I just took a look at the area between Duncan and Commanche on Google maps. There's really only one S-Curve that it could be, and it doesn't look like it's a sharp curve or one that is too difficult...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
You posted a pic some time ago of a cyclist...

You posted a pic some time ago of a cyclist riding in the lane and the same cyclist riding off to the side. There was a stark contrast in their visibility from behind. Do you have those images...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,103
Posted By Dranrab Luap
It is baffling that Canada doesn't allow...

It is baffling that Canada doesn't allow motorists to slow for dangerous conditions.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Of those 40%, I wonder how many times the driver...

Of those 40%, I wonder how many times the driver said "I never saw them." I wonder how many times the cyclist was said to have veered into the car. I wonder how many were sideswipes and how many...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,422
Posted By Dranrab Luap
If there is more recent research that's as...

If there is more recent research that's as comprehensive as Hurt, I'd like to read it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,422
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Hurt Report List of Findings

I know most of you have been exposed to some or all of this before, but I think it's worth revisiting. In studying the findings of the report, you can come up with ways to help keep from becoming a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I ride recreationally more than I do to maintain...

I ride recreationally more than I do to maintain the highest possible speed. As a consequence I ride side by side where practical so that I can chat. I will almost always go paceline when a vehicle...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,103
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Risk assesment/management isn't an exacting...

Risk assesment/management isn't an exacting science. There was no way under those circumstances that you could have made a decision that didn't carry some risk with it.

You slowed for a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,103
Posted By Dranrab Luap
You haven't contributed anything positive to this...

You haven't contributed anything positive to this thread. If your goal is to be a dick, you have succeeded. If your goal is to contribute in a meaningful way, you may wish to change your approach.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,103
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I do the same thing.

I do the same thing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
If you have time, these bicycle threads from a...

If you have time, these bicycle threads from a boating forum may prove entertaining.

http://www.thehulltruth.com/dockside-chat/560405-a1a-bikers.html
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I copied this from the Gulf Coast Bicycle Club's...

I copied this from the Gulf Coast Bicycle Club's web page. This dumbass was stupid enough to try to use "they don't belong on the road" as their legal defense. Not an outright win, but a small...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,982
Posted By Dranrab Luap
That bicyclist cut his video just before he blew...

That bicyclist cut his video just before he blew through that stop sign.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-26-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,283
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Hoodlams, the whole lot of you.

Hoodlams, the whole lot of you.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 490,552
Posted By Dranrab Luap
My emotions would be very much under control as I...

My emotions would be very much under control as I administered the ass chewing, and I wouldn't position myself in a place where I would be in danger of being run over as I chewed the ass. Thanks for...
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