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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 03:48 PM
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Posted By Center-stand
I'm not aware of special privilege for...

I'm not aware of special privilege for equestrians on roadways. We have several communities of Amish in KY. I'll have to check. Horses do have special privilege on off road trails that are shared...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 03:41 PM
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Posted By Center-stand
Not aware of travel in HOV lanes, no free...

Not aware of travel in HOV lanes, no free parking, no lane splitting, no emission check in KY.

Everybody in CA thinks they are special.:D

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Center-stand
.. Cyclist are a group that has very...

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Cyclist are a group that has very specific laws made, in my opinion, to grant them privilege on the roadways. Some cyclists are known to flaunt or exploit those privileges in the presence of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 05:10 AM
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Posted By Center-stand
Dolomoto, Clearly you have jumped on a...

Dolomoto,

Clearly you have jumped on a rhetorical question and generalized a response after totally ignoring the paragraphs preceding the question.

Unsuspecting motorist are at least as real as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 12:24 PM
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Posted By Center-stand
.. I really hadn't thought much about why I...

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I really hadn't thought much about why I quit street riding but now that you mention a few hundred miles might change my opinion, you may be right.

A few years ago I bought an extra set of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 06:51 AM
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Views: 302,663
Posted By Center-stand
Not in Boston where the video was made. I'm...

Not in Boston where the video was made.

I'm not real sure about KY where I live, but, I think if I have seen the cyclist, he/she has the right of way and sometimes even if I haven't seen him/her....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 12:52 AM
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Views: 302,663
Posted By Center-stand
.. Dolomoto, My comment, "... If you...

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Dolomoto,

My comment, "... If you choose to ride a vulnerable machine in a place where traffic is moving 40 mph, or more, faster than you, you are taking a certain amount of risk."

It is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2014, 11:58 PM
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Posted By Center-stand
I just posted a link with no comment, you...

I just posted a link with no comment, you probably shouldn't surmise anything.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2014, 02:47 AM
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Posted By Center-stand
.. OZ, I didn't pick up on where you...

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OZ,

I didn't pick up on where you were aiming with the 3' thing. Now I understand you were relating specifically to the "new" CA law.

Most states have a 2 or 3 ft law on the books. The...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2014, 02:18 AM
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Posted By Center-stand
.. ...

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http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bicycle-rider-charged-central-park-crash-article-1.1945604


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 302,663
Posted By Center-stand
Temerity? I don't think I suffer from temerity. ...

Temerity? I don't think I suffer from temerity.

No don't live in CA. Never have. Played golf there once at Pebble Beach, and backpacked about 80 miles of the John Muir trail down around Mammoth.
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2014, 01:08 PM
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Posted By Center-stand
.. I was speaking of a cyclist in the lane...

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I was speaking of a cyclist in the lane of traffic, three cars back that decides when traffic stops he will now move into the space between traffic and parked cars to filter. And yes, that is a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2014, 12:48 PM
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Posted By Center-stand
.. If you understand the point, why do you...

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If you understand the point, why do you ask questions, or suggest that I might want to "flatten" a cyclist?

My comments have not been about how I, or anyone else should treat cyclists or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2014, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Center-stand
.. I wouldn't say that I was annoyed. I...

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I wouldn't say that I was annoyed. I accept, and deal with cyclists because I have to. It's not that different from other laws that restrict my behavior.

So if, as you and the video both...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2014, 09:51 AM
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Views: 302,663
Posted By Center-stand
.. "What's good for the goose is good for...

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"What's good for the goose is good for the gander" sure doesn't apply here. Some of you guys act as if what I am saying about the video is my opinion. I'm just stating, in plain language, what...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2014, 08:23 PM
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Posted By Center-stand
.. If a car passed close and fast no damage...

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If a car passed close and fast no damage would be done. It's when it doesn't get past that we have a problem.

Go back to the video and watch and listen to the narrator as he talks about both...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2014, 06:43 AM
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Posted By Center-stand
.. I find it interesting, and troubling...

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I find it interesting, and troubling both, that when they illustrate the cyclist's right to pass on the right of traffic there is a very narrow path that the cyclist manages without issue. When...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 07:03 PM
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Posted By Center-stand
I've seen a little bit of the street world from...

I've seen a little bit of the street world from the seat of a bicycle. I don't like the view. I understand the principle you preach is a well known cyclist advisory but, I believe it is flawed logic....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 06:37 PM
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Posted By Center-stand
I watched all the video in the link provided by...

I watched all the video in the link provided by Gummee for the Cherokee Schill case.

I wonder what the law would do to someone driving a car every day at 15 mph on that same stretch of highway. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 05:54 PM
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Posted By Center-stand
If you truly believe that bicycles and...

If you truly believe that bicycles and motorcycles are the same on the road, you could not possibly have ever ridden both. The slowest motorcycles will move twice the speed of the average bicyclist....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Center-stand
Talking I live in this area. On rare occasions I ride a...

I live in this area. On rare occasions I ride a motorcycle between Lexington and Nicholasville on US 27. It is not a pleasant drive in or on any vehicle during rush hour. In my opinion anyone who...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 07:18 AM
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Views: 302,663
Posted By Center-stand
Hi Gummee Why do you answer "Not at all". Do...

Hi Gummee

Why do you answer "Not at all". Do you have dementia? Can you not remember what prompted your question about walking side by side on the sidewalk?

After answering "Not at all" you go...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 12:43 AM
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Views: 302,663
Posted By Center-stand
Part of the problem. Sometimes you want to...

Part of the problem. Sometimes you want to compare yourself on a bike to a motorist, other times you want to compare yourself on a bike to a pedestrian.

When busses, trucks and cars start using...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 33,173
Views: 8,091,583
Posted By Center-stand
Most of you guys could have ridden the dragon in...

Most of you guys could have ridden the dragon in the time it took to post that, but that doesn't answer the question about legality of staying in the road if you are maintaining the speed limit.
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2014, 01:54 AM
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Posted By Center-stand
That really messes with your bad cop percentages....

That really messes with your bad cop percentages.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2014, 01:38 AM
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Posted By Center-stand
Never said I wanted "to ride if front of a group...

Never said I wanted "to ride if front of a group of bikes that have caught you (me) and want around". My request for a link to a law has nothing to do with my driving / riding style or habits.
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2014, 03:28 PM
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Posted By Center-stand
I have trouble believing that it is illegal to...

I have trouble believing that it is illegal to stay on the road, while driving the speed limit on a two lane road, regardless of how many people who wish to exceed the speed limit are behind you,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2014, 10:56 PM
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Views: 302,663
Posted By Center-stand
.. I think it's pretty clear the truck is...

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I think it's pretty clear the truck is across the line when it strikes the cyclist. If this was not intentional, then the truck driver was not paying attention at all.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 04:54 PM
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Posted By Center-stand
So I'm driving down I26 to Charlston and traffic...

So I'm driving down I26 to Charlston and traffic is pretty heavy. I can see a Toyota truck in the left lane running beside a pickup pulling an obviously loaded toy hauler. Traffic had been moving...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 09:03 AM
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Views: 302,663
Posted By Center-stand
How much time does it take to drive a mile"? ...

How much time does it take to drive a mile"?

Time on the road / behind the wheel is limited by law.

Time lost at 15 MPH vs 50 MPH is money.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 33,173
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Posted By Center-stand
Maybe it will fold and maybe not. I wouldn't...

Maybe it will fold and maybe not. I wouldn't count on it.

The same catch that stops the bike from rolling off while the bike is parked and leaning on the stand, can catch the stand and not allow...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 04:14 PM
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Views: 302,663
Posted By Center-stand
.. http://bicyclesafe.com/ ..

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http://bicyclesafe.com/

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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-19-2014, 06:12 AM
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Posted By Center-stand
.. It was a treat to ride up behind the...

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It was a treat to ride up behind the young lady as she picked and rode her line among the rocks, ruts and mud on her way up the mountain, and she showed no fear or panic as she was overtaken by...
Forum: Regional forums 05-13-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 147,708
Posted By Center-stand
Not "if", ........... when it rains. ...

Not "if", ........... when it rains.

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Forum: Regional forums 05-07-2014, 05:23 PM
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Views: 147,708
Posted By Center-stand
goats vs sheep

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On the subject of goats vs sheep, while I have no personal experience, I remember a story told many years ago on a construction site by an old black gentleman concrete finisher.

As we...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,510
Posted By Center-stand
"If" the information in this published account is...

"If" the information in this published account is correct, there were no pillion riders.

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Update Sunday morning: Troopers have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,974
Posted By Center-stand
If your bike could talk, when you got out of...

If your bike could talk, when you got out of prison it would tell you that your best friend rode it every week when he went to visit your girlfriend, and your wife was the one who lent it to him so...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 33,173
Views: 8,091,583
Posted By Center-stand
If you want to be talked about in this thread you...

If you want to be talked about in this thread you will need to do at least one, or maybe more of the following;

A. take off some of that gear
B. let your hair down
C. lean just a little more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,696
Posted By Center-stand
The photograph that caused the commotion was...

The photograph that caused the commotion was titillating. Everything from the hairstyle, to the bright high heeled shoes, the beautiful, well toned body, the sleeve, the short dress, and the pose,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 108,867
Posted By Center-stand
Personally I don't own a dildo, and there are...

Personally I don't own a dildo, and there are none in my family that I am aware of, so I have no first hand experience in making a purchase, but, I didn't know you could go to jail for buying one....
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