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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2014, 10:56 PM
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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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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: 31,080
Views: 7,526,504
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: 261,993
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
Replies: 212
Views: 15,919
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: ADVrider annual rallies 05-13-2014, 06:01 AM
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Views: 134,673
Posted By Center-stand
Not "if", ........... when it rains. ...

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

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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-07-2014, 05:23 PM
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Views: 134,673
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: 4,110
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: 8,607
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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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: 7,396
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: 391
Views: 98,181
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
Replies: 31,080
Views: 7,526,504
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: 35,314
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: 4,867
Views: 261,993
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: 4,867
Views: 261,993
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: 4,867
Views: 261,993
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: 4,867
Views: 261,993
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
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Views: 261,993
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: 4,867
Views: 261,993
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: 4,867
Views: 261,993
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: 4,867
Views: 261,993
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: 4,867
Views: 261,993
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: 4,867
Views: 261,993
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
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Views: 261,993
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
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Views: 261,993
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: 4,867
Views: 261,993
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
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Views: 261,993
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: 4,867
Views: 261,993
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...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 261,993
Posted By Center-stand
You are simply wrong on the "practicable" issue. ...

You are simply wrong on the "practicable" issue.

The law allows for the initial duty to move right, with exceptions. Please if you want to argue it, read it first. Sub standard does not specify a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 11:41 AM
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Views: 261,993
Posted By Center-stand
One more time; Able to be done or put...

One more time;


Able to be done or put into practice successfully, is the definition.

The other words are synonyms, which suggests they also mean, able to be done or put into practice...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 261,993
Posted By Center-stand
some guys pulling pranks with acetylene

some guys pulling pranks with acetylene
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 261,993
Posted By Center-stand
Look, what you be doing if I wasn't here giving...

Look, what you be doing if I wasn't here giving you the opportunity to show how smart you are.

Damn, something just exploded in the neighbor hood.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 261,993
Posted By Center-stand
Again, you are assuming that I have not wore out...

Again, you are assuming that I have not wore out more than a few bikes. Or that every motorist hasn't wore out a bike or two.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 261,993
Posted By Center-stand
I think practicable was used because it was...

I think practicable was used because it was written by lawyers, not sixth graders. Why do you think it was used?

Because his being to the side gives me more opportunity to pass safely. It's not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 261,993
Posted By Center-stand
Please forgive me. Now that I know you are a...

Please forgive me. Now that I know you are a former LEO I understand your insistence that I answer questions.

I'll look them over later when I have more time. Of maybe when you get a subpoena.
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 11:05 AM
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Views: 261,993
Posted By Center-stand
Dang, I've been driving and riding all sorts of...

Dang, I've been driving and riding all sorts of vehicles for 50 years and I don't have enough experience to know when it's safe to pass?

I would agree your perspective and that of some of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 261,993
Posted By Center-stand
I guess it shouldn't surprise me that a former...

I guess it shouldn't surprise me that a former LEO might think some law doesn't apply to him. Did you really say that?

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 261,993
Posted By Center-stand
The false premise is that you assumed possible...

The false premise is that you assumed possible and practicable are somehow different enough that practicable gives the cyclist leeway he would not have otherwise.

The law very explicitly details...
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