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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2015, 05:20 PM
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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)


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 07:23 PM
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Posted By Gummee!
read me...

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

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 05:08 AM
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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

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7,951
Views: 481,133
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

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 04:25 AM
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Views: 574,971
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
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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: 481,133
Posted By Gummee!
Idaho stop...

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

(read that)

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,660
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)

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 05:08 AM
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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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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!

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2015, 06:43 PM
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Views: 481,133
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
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Views: 481,133
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
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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

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2015, 06:28 PM
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Views: 481,133
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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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
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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
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Views: 574,971
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
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Views: 481,133
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
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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
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Views: 481,133
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
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Views: 481,133
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
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Views: 481,133
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 04-26-2015, 06:43 AM
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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 04-26-2015, 06:31 AM
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Views: 83,931
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
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Views: 83,931
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
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Views: 481,133
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
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Views: 84,815
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.'

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2015, 04:23 AM
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Views: 481,133
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
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Views: 481,133
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: 7,951
Views: 481,133
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: 7,494
Views: 391,316
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
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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
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Views: 481,133
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
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Views: 391,316
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.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 391,316
Posted By Gummee!
All ya need is one toe. AMHIK :augie M

All ya need is one toe. AMHIK

:augie

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2015, 06:09 PM
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Views: 481,133
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

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2015, 06:55 AM
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Views: 481,133
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
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Views: 481,133
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: 7,494
Views: 391,316
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

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2015, 08:23 AM
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Views: 481,133
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"...
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