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Old 10-31-2012, 02:57 AM   #17851
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"it's not" vs "it isn't"

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** It isn't **


Try Googling (or Binging) "it's not" vs "it isn't".

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=%22it%27s+not%2...it+isn%27t%22+

You'll see they are both acceptable.
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Old 10-31-2012, 04:42 AM   #17852
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This is not setting up well...



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Old 10-31-2012, 04:52 AM   #17853
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Dang. Fiero Trike?




Sorry-- wrong image pasted in earlier.

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Old 10-31-2012, 07:13 AM   #17854
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ah.. to cross that double line or not?????? and you?
Why?

Not passing anyone.

To straighten out the turn? What fun is their in that?

I like to stay right side of DYL unless passing. I think I'm missing something here.
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Old 10-31-2012, 07:21 AM   #17855
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Try Googling (or Binging) "it's not" vs "it isn't".

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=%22it%27s+not%2...it+isn%27t%22+

You'll see they are both acceptable.

Only to those who bastardize the language.

(like those who call jogging and recreational riding a "Sport")
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Old 10-31-2012, 07:39 AM   #17856
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Wooden bridges can also be slippery when wet

i spent 3 days tracking down the elusive sleeping xt225. when i had my shot, i took it!
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Old 10-31-2012, 08:22 AM   #17857
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Apex? What apex?
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This is not setting up well...



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Old 10-31-2012, 09:11 AM   #17858
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Why?

Not passing anyone.

To straighten out the turn? What fun is their in that?

I like to stay right side of DYL unless passing. I think I'm missing something here.
Christ. Fuckin' n00b opens up the box again.

By the way: **there**
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Old 10-31-2012, 09:19 AM   #17859
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This is not setting up well...



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That's distorted. A telephoto lens compresses distance. He probably has enough road to set up for the next turn.
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Old 10-31-2012, 09:50 AM   #17860
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Any guesses on the make of the bike?

Hmm, belt drive, has a muffler so it can't be a Hardly....
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Old 10-31-2012, 10:12 AM   #17861
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Any guesses on the make of the bike?

Hmm, belt drive, has a muffler so it can't be a Hardly....
With that HUGE vacuum cleaner sized Fart Can It can only be a Yamaha V-Star Warrior.
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Old 10-31-2012, 11:10 AM   #17862
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With that HUGE vacuum cleaner sized Fart Can It can only be a Yamaha V-Star Warrior.
'Tis indeed a Warrior and no, he doesn't have enough time to get set for the curve, nor did he in the previous curve which put him in his current, way off line, position.
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Old 10-31-2012, 12:49 PM   #17863
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Is he wearing a shower cap?
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Old 10-31-2012, 12:50 PM   #17864
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"No, no, I don't need the whole road... just a three-inch wide strip... just like this white line on the side."
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Old 10-31-2012, 12:52 PM   #17865
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She's making a heart symbol? Hell, I thought she wanted to know if she could make me a sandwich.
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