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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 05:57 AM
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Views: 459,923
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 Today, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
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

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
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...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 06:31 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 81,634
Posted By Gummee!
In some places you probably could, but overall?...

In some places you probably could, but overall? Nope

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 81,634
Posted By Gummee!
There's a ton more space between cars in pair of...

There's a ton more space between cars in pair of 'standard lanes' than you'd think if you've never shared lanes. :nod

If I can get a Goldwing thru there, you can certainly get something smaller...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
Posted By Gummee!
Holy hellfire shit!...

Holy hellfire shit! (http://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/news/crime/2015/04/17/tr-boy-charged-attempted-murders-bicyclists/25935697/)

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 75,809
Posted By Gummee!
I owned one of these: ...

I owned one of these:
http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/Gallery/ATK%20605%20%20%201.jpg

Neat bike. Too bad its got that proprietary frame 'cause there's no such things as 'too much gas.'

M
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
Posted By Gummee!
What an RAF fighter pilot can teach us (cyclists)...

What an RAF fighter pilot can teach us (cyclists) about being safe on the road. (http://www.londoncyclist.co.uk/raf-pilot-teach-cyclists/)

The conclusion for those too ADD to read the article:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
Posted By Gummee!
<iframe width="640" height="360"...

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Neljzmh30l4?feature=player_embedded" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
Posted By Gummee!
The Door Zone...

The Door Zone (http://velonews.competitor.com/2015/04/news/road/legally-speaking-the-door-zone_366769)

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7,279
Views: 376,821
Posted By Gummee!
You get chased by cops? Darren's a big dude,...

You get chased by cops? Darren's a big dude, probably why he can't catch you!

:augie

Oh. Wait. You mean a bird. As in with feathers and stuff. Got it

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
Posted By Gummee!
Nice. Bicyclist struck by 2 cars near Beverly...

Nice. Bicyclist struck by 2 cars near Beverly Hills (http://abc7.com/news/bicyclist-struck-by-2-cars-near-beverly-hills/654427/)

The important bit:


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
Posted By Gummee!
You're costing society exactly the same because...

You're costing society exactly the same because one bike footprint on the roads is exactly like another bike's footprint on the roads. :nod How much said bike cost to make is mostly irrelevant.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7,279
Views: 376,821
Posted By Gummee!
Once I get an engine in MY Husky, that's probably...

Once I get an engine in MY Husky, that's probably all I'll have too.

M
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7,279
Views: 376,821
Posted By Gummee!
All ya need is one toe. AMHIK :augie M

All ya need is one toe. AMHIK

:augie

M
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
Posted By Gummee!
Got me man. I just found the image and thought it...

Got me man. I just found the image and thought it was worth sharing.

If you think about it, it can't be too far off: infrastructure, repairs, etc all add up

M
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
Posted By Gummee!
https://scontent-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/v/t...

https://scontent-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/11081224_10152760975787647_2326783427879685211_n.jpg?oh=49965561fbe563a7fd2a67307c86bab9&oe=55DF9F83
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
Posted By Gummee!
Not this time...

Not this time (http://www.cyclingweekly.co.uk/news/latest-news/policeman-and-former-pro-revealed-as-flanders-crash-drivers-165719)

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-05-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7,279
Views: 376,821
Posted By Gummee!
how used are you looking? I'm thinking about...

how used are you looking?

I'm thinking about selling an 02 Focus with a manual. I'm the 2nd owner. Less than 90k miles

M
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
Posted By Gummee!
even in the races! <iframe width="640"...

even in the races!
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/9jedlVT2tYE?feature=player_embedded" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

<iframe width="640"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,223
Posted By Gummee!
There's something to be said for the nice stuff. ...

There's something to be said for the nice stuff.

I miss my 640A, but realistically, don't have anywhere in Northern VA to really ride it as intended. (that I know of)

M
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,127
Posted By Gummee!
Is this another long cat? :ear M

Is this another long cat?

:ear

M
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
Posted By Gummee!
doubt it I've linked lots of stuff from the...

doubt it

I've linked lots of stuff from the web that I've found on quick searches, but don't keep track of where I found em

M
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
Posted By Gummee!
Thankfully, there's been less of that (knocking...

Thankfully, there's been less of that (knocking on wood) aimed at me lately than there used to be.

More impatience. More distracted driving. More drivers period. ...but... less maliciousness.

M
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,223
Posted By Gummee!
Well, for one thing... water crossings were a...

Well, for one thing... water crossings were a breeze for him. Never even got his feet wet. :bluduh

:augie


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,223
Posted By Gummee!
I won't say that I took it out to 29. I won't say...

I won't say that I took it out to 29. I won't say I hit 85mph and realized I had another gear left. :ricky

:augie

That bike put such a s--t eating grin on my face, but I'm old enough to realize...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
Posted By Gummee!
I ain't dead quite yet thankyouverymuch. 20+...

I ain't dead quite yet thankyouverymuch.

20+ years of riding essentially the same way has seen to that. :nod

I actually had a pretty good ride yesterday. No idiots passing in the wrong spots....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,223
Posted By Gummee!
I didn't tear anything, but it took me a while to...

I didn't tear anything, but it took me a while to get the hang of my 640A. The seat height came up to my ribcage so as long as I kept my feet on the pegs, I could ride the snot outta the bike.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 3,707
Views: 551,542
Posted By Gummee!
Ain't that the damn truth! WhereTF is this?...

Ain't that the damn truth!

WhereTF is this? WhereTF is that? What are all these buildings doing here?!

Whaddya mean Ton 80's shut down?!

Repeat till you leave town.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3,707
Views: 551,542
Posted By Gummee!
Earlier than that. Probably 91-92 or so. ...

Earlier than that. Probably 91-92 or so.

Man! I'm old. :cry

M
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
Posted By Gummee!
There's a big difference between suddenly slowing...

There's a big difference between suddenly slowing down in the road and riding a bicycle.

On one hand you have an abrupt change of velocity that possibly leads to what that thread's talking about
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3,707
Views: 551,542
Posted By Gummee!
That wasn't you that ran over my NY Superfudge...

That wasn't you that ran over my NY Superfudge Chunk that nite way back when was it?

Some BT driver smoooshed my Ben & Jerry's. :bluduh West Campus Dr coming down the hill from Price's Fork.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
Posted By Gummee!
Interesting Read me...

Interesting


Read me (http://redkiteprayer.com/2015/03/letting-cooler-heads-prevail/)

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3,707
Views: 551,542
Posted By Gummee!
Drove the old Dodge truck to work today. Its...

Drove the old Dodge truck to work today. Its amazing what you see when you're only doing 55mph in the far right lane.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
Posted By Gummee!
How much of a reasonable doubt can there be after...

How much of a reasonable doubt can there be after the guy admitted his anti-cyclist views?

:norton

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
Posted By Gummee!
I only spent a week on Oahu, but don't remember...

I only spent a week on Oahu, but don't remember seeing any cyclists. Anywhere.

I DID see a Goldwing tho. :confused

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
Posted By Gummee!
Riiiggghhhhtttt Whatever you choose to think...

Riiiggghhhhtttt

Whatever you choose to think from behind the keyboard may/may not be reflected in actual reality. AMHIK

M
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 7,279
Views: 376,821
Posted By Gummee!
Hey OBH folks: what time does trivia start...

Hey OBH folks: what time does trivia start tomorrow nite?

I'm guessing that there's no food so BYO?

:ear

Probably best to PM. I don't check in in this thread all that often.

M
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7,279
Views: 376,821
Posted By Gummee!
That's been closed down for a while now. ...and...

That's been closed down for a while now. ...and I'm with you: I've lived down the street from off-and-on for 30 years and didn't stop in. It was either too close to home or too soon after I'd set...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 7,847
Views: 459,923
Posted By Gummee!
If you're riding your moto in traffic and someone...

If you're riding your moto in traffic and someone intentionally sideswipes you what's your reaction?

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