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Old 05-07-2012, 07:14 PM   #48481
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Old saying, it's not worth being right if your dead. I'm not saying I couldn't get around them and probably been okay, but by them moving single file, they could remain safe, I could remain safe and everyone would be happy.
I would do the same thing again. I hope they don't act like Harley riders in a parade next time because the kid who misjudges their pass and clips the outside rider may be wrong but the bicyclist may well be the bigger loser.
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Yea, and you might be in jail! Based on your video evidence, of course.
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:15 PM   #48482
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Geez, just read an article today about solar activitiy causing wars, disputes, murders and such. The solar maximum must be coming up soon and I may have to find a cave to move into...

But on the subject of bicycles normally I have no problem with them if they follow the rules. The problem I have is about every group (10+) I come up on. I watch them blow through stop signs, ride 3-4 abreast, spread out forever and not providing you any room to pass safely and just pretty much oblivious to everything around them but themselves. Of course I may just be jaded as I live in an area that seems to be a mecca for Columbusites to put on orangized rides and kind of pisses me off when I'm trying to get home or out and get stuck in the middle of 100 bikes for miles on end and having 20 you just passed, pass you when you stop at the stop sign and they just go around you ignoring it. Just my 2 cents...
You can go through the stop sign also if you want.
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:16 PM   #48483
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You can go through the stop sign also if you want.
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:16 PM   #48484
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Did you pick a winner yet?
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:17 PM   #48485
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Yea, and you might be in jail! Based on your video evidence, of course.
OK, serious question. In reading the code sections offered up I didn't see anything that says you have to pass in the left lane, just something about safely. And what about the roads that are not wide enough to have center markers. What is the proper technique?
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:18 PM   #48486
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Why cant the bicyclist ride on the little paths and trails that are all over the damn state that say NO MOTORIZED VEHICLES ALLOWED? You can ride on my shit, but I cant ride on yours? Fucking hypocrites.



Hey Adam, I actually agree with you for once. ;)
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:18 PM   #48487
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:19 PM   #48488
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OK, I don't want to be a prick about it, but I've been a motorcyclist for 40+ years and a bicyclist for 25 years.
Yeah, I've run into bicyclists who were pricks, but I've run into far more motorists and motorcyclists who were bigger pricks.
Everyone, lose the attitude! If you are in a car, Harley, or Adv bike, ease up! It's not going to cost you 5 seconds for your manlyhood.
Same with bicycles. Share the road.
I've been on both sides, and really, when you think about it, what the hell, slow down!
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:20 PM   #48489
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Did you pick a winner yet?
ummm like this kind... yes.
This kind.... Not so much.
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:21 PM   #48490
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Hey Adam, I actually agree with you for once. ;)
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:21 PM   #48491
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Man, I need to hire a flunky to mow yards so I can ride on weekdays again....

Side note: There's more sand in the vaginas here than what I had in my eyes yesterday...
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:22 PM   #48492
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Geez, just read an article today about solar activitiy causing wars, disputes, murders and such. The solar maximum must be coming up soon and I may have to find a cave to move into...
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No, Mark just doesn't like me anymore and is trying to tell me fuck off.

I need to buy a Harley with 300 db pipes so I can ride up behind the bicyclist and sit behind them blipping my throttle. IT"S MY RIGHT!
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:22 PM   #48493
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OK, I don't want to be a prick about it, but I've been a motorcyclist for 40+ years and a bicyclist for 25 years.
Yeah, I've run into bicyclists who were pricks, but I've run into far more motorists and motorcyclists who were bigger pricks.
Everyone, lose the attitude! If you are in a car, Harley, or Adv bike, ease up! It's not going to cost you 5 seconds for your manlyhood.
Same with bicycles. Share the road.
I've been on both sides, and really, when you think about it, what the hell, slow down!
But 5 seconds is fine. It is when you follow them for miles upon miles. I once followed a guy on a bike for over an hour till I realized my drunk ass climbed on a tandem bike.
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:23 PM   #48494
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OK, I don't want to be a prick about it!
Too late
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:23 PM   #48495
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Man, I need to hire a flunky to mow yards so I can ride on weekdays again....

Side note: There's more sand in the vaginas here than what I had in my eyes yesterday...
Was their facial to vagina transfer going on last night that we should know about Matt? Hmmmmm

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