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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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Views: 298,925
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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Views: 298,925
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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Views: 298,925
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: 298,925
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: 298,925
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: 32,988
Views: 8,041,883
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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Views: 298,925
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.
...
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: 298,925
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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Views: 298,925
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: 298,925
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
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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: 298,925
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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Views: 17,240
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: 146,392
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: 146,392
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: 4,486
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: 8,943
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
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Views: 8,041,883
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: 7,661
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: 414
Views: 107,613
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....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2014, 10:19 AM
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Views: 8,041,883
Posted By Center-stand
Keith Code video

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http://www.veoh.com/watch/v20959402FsQ2jz6A?h1=A+Twist+of+the+Wrist+2

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 35,563
Posted By Center-stand
Music is the universal language and the best...

Music is the universal language and the best songs are the ones that we can place ourselves in and feel it is our song, but I never imagined that Turn the Page had anything to do with motorcycles.
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5,320
Views: 298,925
Posted By Center-stand
Hi windmill, I'm sorry, I'm not confused at...

Hi windmill,

I'm sorry, I'm not confused at all, though what I wrote might be confusing. Even though I quoted you, the use of "you" was not directed at you, I intended to be addressing the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5,320
Views: 298,925
Posted By Center-stand
If the question is intended to be to me, allow me...

If the question is intended to be to me, allow me to answer.

On any two lane or smaller roads I always give as much road as is possible to passing motorists.

I think I have stated previously,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5,320
Views: 298,925
Posted By Center-stand
I'm don't want to judge moderate or militant, I...

I'm don't want to judge moderate or militant, I can only judge on what people say.

When you state

A. not wanting to,

B. not having to,

C. not needing to,
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5,320
Views: 298,925
Posted By Center-stand
The point I have been trying to make all along is...

The point I have been trying to make all along is that your discretion does not include the reasons you have given. Holding a lane for any one of those reasons is enough to anger an already...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-22-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5,320
Views: 298,925
Posted By Center-stand
Hi Gummee, I've watched the video a couple...

Hi Gummee,

I've watched the video a couple of times. I know your view on faster vehicles and the art of overtaking. What I find confusing is that in the video, you and your riding companions on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-19-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5,320
Views: 298,925
Posted By Center-stand
.. Sadly, that cloak of invisibility seems...

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Sadly, that cloak of invisibility seems to block the view from the inside as well. How else could you explain a cyclist suddenly moving out from the edge of the pavement into the middle of a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5,320
Views: 298,925
Posted By Center-stand
.. ...

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http://news.yahoo.com/cyclist-driver-didn-39-t-see-stuck-windshield-163758620.html

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5,320
Views: 298,925
Posted By Center-stand
I think you know all about little snipes. I've...

I think you know all about little snipes. I've read your posts, most are snipes.

Gummee's posts about rides are, by far, stories about bad experiences with drivers who are out to get him. If he...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5,320
Views: 298,925
Posted By Center-stand
I've been around long enough to know you bring no...

I've been around long enough to know you bring no value to the discussion.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 5,320
Views: 298,925
Posted By Center-stand
It's a shame that doesn't seem to work on the...

It's a shame that doesn't seem to work on the rides you take just before posting here.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5,320
Views: 298,925
Posted By Center-stand
Gummee, Obviously there are many different...

Gummee,

Obviously there are many different situations and road conditions that we encounter in our work and pleasure time. Different situations call for different solutions. Having an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5,320
Views: 298,925
Posted By Center-stand
That is an interesting piece. Again we would need...

That is an interesting piece. Again we would need to change the criteria again to put this in the discussion. Obviously every state does not have the exact same law.

On the other hand it is not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5,320
Views: 298,925
Posted By Center-stand
That quote was a direct response to Dranrab Luap....

That quote was a direct response to Dranrab Luap. You would have to go back to get the context. He was the one who said, "most cyclists".

I'm not sure at what point disregarding a law becomes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5,320
Views: 298,925
Posted By Center-stand
OK, I accept the correction. Please allow me to...

OK, I accept the correction. Please allow me to rephrase, It defines the substandard lane without giving a dimension.

The following is what I quoted from the VA DMV. It's been there all the time....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5,320
Views: 298,925
Posted By Center-stand
Obviously it is impossible to make headway on a...

Obviously it is impossible to make headway on a point by point discussion if the law in VA says one thing and you and most cyclists say something else. I think part of the striking differences of...
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