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Old 05-09-2013, 01:10 AM   #20866
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Where I live, double lines mean that the speed limit is 33% below reasonable and that the road itself makes passing slower traffic absolutely safe. On the same roads, the only places passing is allowed are where only insane people will try to pass, ie blind curves and up hills.
Recently they've made crossing double lines "reckless driving" regardless of actual circumstances, costing you one of the three points it takes to lose your license, requiring a new drivers test, which is not trivial and far from cheap.

Double lines mean "look out for cops before passing" to me, no way I will let some fucker set my pace because of some paint on the road.
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Old 05-09-2013, 03:04 AM   #20867
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I really don't see why pics of cars crossing the double-yellow are worth posting here unless it's on a blind bend and/or there are other vehicles or bikes coming. I fully understand that it's a really bad habit, illegal (so is speeding but most bikes on this road are doing that at times), and spoils the fun of the twisty road (but that's their choice, right?)
Because it is Spring, and Killboy is just starting to post photos. We've had jack shit to make fun of for the past five months, so we're going to take everything we can get until weekly updates kick in as the weather warms up.
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Old 05-09-2013, 03:55 AM   #20868
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Since it has three wheels is it now a trike?

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Old 05-09-2013, 04:02 AM   #20869
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Fixed!
But it has four!
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Old 05-09-2013, 04:08 AM   #20870
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Fixed!

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But it has four!

Walsh must not of had his coffee yet when he posted this.......
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Old 05-09-2013, 05:18 AM   #20871
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[QUOTE=hooliken;21366438]Walsh must not of had his coffee yet when he posted this.......[/QUOTE
It's is not a motorcycle in most states.
"“Motorcycle” means a motor vehicle powered by a motor with a displacement of more
than 50 cubic centimeters, having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider, and designed to travel
on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground, but excluding a tractor or moped."
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Old 05-09-2013, 05:29 AM   #20872
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Walsh must not of had his coffee yet when he posted this.......[/QUOTE
It's is not a motorcycle in most states.
"“Motorcycle” means a motor vehicle powered by a motor with a displacement of more
than 50 cubic centimeters, having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider, and designed to travel
on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground, but excluding a tractor or moped."
Huh?

We were joking about the Piaggio tricycle hack........
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Old 05-09-2013, 06:34 AM   #20873
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I really don't see why pics of cars crossing the double-yellow are worth posting here unless it's on a blind bend and/or there are other vehicles or bikes coming. I fully understand that it's a really bad habit, illegal (so is speeding but most bikes on this road are doing that at times), and spoils the fun of the twisty road (but that's their choice, right?)
Unless I am mistaken, this video is from the same corner. It is blind.

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Old 05-09-2013, 06:49 AM   #20874
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Unless I am mistaken, this video is from the same corner. It is blind.

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Old 05-09-2013, 06:59 AM   #20875
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I like how he quickly exclaims "CAR TIRE!" right after the 9min mark.
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Old 05-09-2013, 07:27 AM   #20876
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Watching that video, my generalized opinion of "The Dragon" and the people who seek to ride/drive it just went down ANOTHER notch. WTF is the point in meeting up with a group of your buddies in the Dodge Crapavan Owners' Club (or whatever) and then driving back and forth along that highway in a f***ing parade?
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Old 05-09-2013, 07:32 AM   #20877
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Watching that video, my generalized opinion of "The Dragon" and the people who seek to ride/drive it just went down ANOTHER notch. WTF is the point in meeting up with a group of your buddies in the Dodge Crapavan Owners' Club (or whatever) and then driving back and forth along that highway in a f***ing parade?


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Old 05-09-2013, 08:09 AM   #20878
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Nice!
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Old 05-09-2013, 08:14 AM   #20879
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Watching that video, my generalized opinion of "The Dragon" and the people who seek to ride/drive it just went down ANOTHER notch. WTF is the point in meeting up with a group of your buddies in the Dodge Crapavan Owners' Club (or whatever) and then driving back and forth along that highway in a f***ing parade?
Have you ever ridden in on a weekday morning? It's a damn fun road.
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Old 05-09-2013, 08:47 AM   #20880
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Fixed!
With a sidecar it has four!

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