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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-25-2014, 07:22 AM
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Posted By Ridge
That would be taking "tag" in the most literal...

That would be taking "tag" in the most literal sense of the word. :lol3

Remember playing tag with your friends as a youth and there was always the one kid that tagged hard enough to push others to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-23-2014, 07:43 AM
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Posted By Ridge
^^ There's something inherently wrong with a...

^^

There's something inherently wrong with a store called Country Connection that advertises and sells Rainbow flops... :huh
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-11-2014, 10:14 AM
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Posted By Ridge
you want to continue arguing it on this forum......

you want to continue arguing it on this forum... take it to TPL. This ain't the thread for it.

Back to your regularly scheduled tag. Sorry STBNE, mea culpa.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-11-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19,159
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Posted By Ridge
I'll be happy to discuss it over beers like...

I'll be happy to discuss it over beers like gentlemen but I will not be bullied, condescended or made to feel inferior because a motor vehicle driver is inconvenienced by a few seconds out of their...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-11-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19,159
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Posted By Ridge
Your opinion... take it up with NC legislature,...

Your opinion... take it up with NC legislature, local law enforcement and the federal highway system. :topes :dhorse
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-11-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19,159
Views: 753,813
Posted By Ridge
I'll not devolve into an internet argument as we...

I'll not devolve into an internet argument as we all know that leads to zero resolution nearly every time but I will not, in any capacity, accept that my chosen mode of transportation is inferior to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-11-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19,159
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Posted By Ridge
Negative Ghost Rider... that shit won't float....

Negative Ghost Rider... that shit won't float. :deal

Public roads paid for by all taxes and I'll continue riding them on my bicycle as often as I do my motorcycle, truck, car and tractor. :deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-31-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 19,159
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Posted By Ridge
Needs moar zombies... and Ronald McDonald with a...

Needs moar zombies... and Ronald McDonald with a shotgun; seriously? :huh

I guess the nukular gator is an inside joke. :dunno
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6,696
Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
The drivers were more accommodating on...

The drivers were more accommodating on yesterday's ride but I ran across a few yout's (laugh if you get the joke) playing in the road.

I guess, in hindsight; I should have buzzed those kids close...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2014, 07:23 AM
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Posted By Ridge
Finally got to test my new Virb last night and...

Finally got to test my new Virb last night and pulled together a 3 minute collection of a few dumbasses behind the wheel with a guest appearance of the four-legged variety that also goes to show...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 02:38 PM
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Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
This quote from that article speaks volumes to...

This quote from that article speaks volumes to the banter that we regularly exchange in this thread with those "unwashed, motor vehicle types"*

* added for good humor... lighten up you miscreants...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 12:03 PM
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Posted By Ridge
Post #19...

Post #19 (http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/762317-filming-cycling.html)

For the "Too lazy to click the link" :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2014, 06:23 AM
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Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
Eloquently put. Boats don't have...

Eloquently put.



Boats don't have brakes and cannot change course as quickly as anything on a paved road; thus their unique rules of navigation and giving way. It's an inapplicable comparison....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-16-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 177,074
Posted By Ridge
First I've heard of the Blue Ribbon Coalition but...

First I've heard of the Blue Ribbon Coalition but I'd be in for a donation as well.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-14-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19,159
Views: 753,813
Posted By Ridge
Nah, I'd sit down in public with most of y'all. :D

Nah, I'd sit down in public with most of y'all. :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-14-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19,159
Views: 753,813
Posted By Ridge
Is it bad that I read this as a good descriptor...

Is it bad that I read this as a good descriptor for more than a few inmates I've read posts of? :lol3

Not in this thread of course... mostly in JM and PL.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6,696
Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
Whut he sed...

Whut he sed...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-11-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19,159
Views: 753,813
Posted By Ridge
oof, no bueno! Hate to see that but at least you...

oof, no bueno! Hate to see that but at least you weren't under it when she decided to take a nap.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6,696
Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
Just discovered this is actually part of a study...

Just discovered this is actually part of a study in Latvia.

If Bicycles Took Up as Much Space as Cars (http://www.citylab.com/commute/2014/10/if-bicycles-took-up-as-much-space-as-cars/381300/)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 10:22 AM
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Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
Dallas and Fort Worth get it... when will more...

Dallas and Fort Worth get it... when will more cities come around?

A 64-Mile Bike 'Superhighway' Will Connect Fort Worth To Dallas...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6,696
Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
Solution found for bicycles getting equal space...

Solution found for bicycles getting equal space as cars... :deal

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g186/600RidgeRunner/junk/hCPrjcA_zps3a76b459.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-10-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 19,159
Views: 753,813
Posted By Ridge
Early morning tag to make up for yesterday....

Early morning tag to make up for yesterday. Easily reached without interstate if you want to explore some back roads. Should be easy enough to find.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19,159
Views: 753,813
Posted By Ridge
sadly, no. I had to grab this one on the way back...

sadly, no. I had to grab this one on the way back to Mebane from lunch. I'll have one up tomorrow. Been a shit week thus far... this was just too close to pass up. Sorry for the delay.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19,159
Views: 753,813
Posted By Ridge
Beautiful day for a lunch grab ...

Beautiful day for a lunch grab
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/09/9a2e52e77a13958e137245ed3cac1f0e.jpg


Sent from my intergalactic space modulator you puny Earthlings.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6,696
Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
Please accept my sincere apologies for replying...

Please accept my sincere apologies for replying out-of-turn to your post that was not directed to me. I am a horrible example of good thread ethics and promise to be more diligent at metering my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 08:53 AM
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Posted By Ridge
Negative. What is important to me is that...

Negative. What is important to me is that everyone sees it from all sides. I can see the potentiality of the cyclist being a douche. I see them all the time in my rides. What bothers me more is that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6,696
Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
Center-stand... your argument is laced with so...

Center-stand... your argument is laced with so much fallacy, it's laughable.

In almost every sentence that involves the cyclist; you are making an assumption that he is riddled with contempt for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2014, 08:59 PM
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Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
Not at all. In fact, the OEM steelman fork flexes...

Not at all. In fact, the OEM steelman fork flexes WAY more than anywhere on the frame and I'd love to find a CF fork with a 1" steer tube but that seems to be a unicorn nowadays. I'm contemplating...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6,696
Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
Unfortunately there are oblivious assholes...

Unfortunately there are oblivious assholes everywhere. Despite all of our best efforts at self preservation in any chosen activity; someone, somewhere is completely oblivious to us and our space in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2014, 02:41 PM
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Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
Since you asked... and because I dearly love this...

Since you asked... and because I dearly love this bike. I present my Jack of all TiRades

'97 Moots Psychlo-x with a YBB softtail. Gummee thinks my softtail is mesmerizing... :deal
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2014, 02:32 PM
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Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
eloquently put kbroderick. Thank you for that...

eloquently put kbroderick. Thank you for that elightenment. :freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6,696
Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
You continue to refute the combined experience of...

You continue to refute the combined experience of all cyclists posting in this thread without contributing your own personal experiences riding a bicycle on modern roads and to the extent that most...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6,696
Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
Now you're getting the gist of this thread. We...

Now you're getting the gist of this thread. We are here to discuss and lay out all potentialities in order to expand knowledge to all who read and/or participate.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6,696
Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
Center Stand; I think what everyone is implying...

Center Stand; I think what everyone is implying is that you don't seem to accept that, perhaps, there was an altercation between the truck and the cyclist before your friend witnessed them butting...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 08:16 PM
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Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
True... thus why I'm hoping there will be more...

True... thus why I'm hoping there will be more opportunities like that. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 12:38 PM
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Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
So, just for shits and grins, I was curious about...

So, just for shits and grins, I was curious about the comparison of energy expended between the kinetic mass of an average cyclist and that of a motor vehicle.

For the cyclist I used a weight of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 12:01 PM
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Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
The way I interpreted your response was that of...

The way I interpreted your response was that of slicing it to fit your view that the author did not use historical references to cite any support of my statement that our current road system owes a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 10:51 AM
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Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
So you're just here for the pursuit of argument...

So you're just here for the pursuit of argument and to instigate... duly noted. Thanks for playing.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Good_Roads_Movement
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 10:14 AM
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Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
Quoted from here...

Quoted from here (http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/infrastructure/bicycle.cfm)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6,696
Views: 370,910
Posted By Ridge
Bicycles have been around since long before motor...

Bicycles have been around since long before motor vehicles entered the public mainstream. Many roads and pieces of our transportation infrastructure were designed for use by bicycles and later...
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