Bicycles on the road

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by ThatOtherGuy, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. EvilClown

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  2. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    Oh no. There's LOTS more argument available! :D

    I got to thinking about the yahoos you're talking about. While I don't agree with what they're doing, I'm not going to go out and 'take my frustrations out on them.' :nono Its really no different than someone limping a flat tire along with their 4-ways on. :nod

    As much as I don't like parades of Hardleys puttering along below the speed limit, I don't do stupid things to them either. Its ever so tempting sometimes, but I stop and think about it 'what would *I* like to have happen here' and that usually stops things in their tracks.

    Live and let live. :nod

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    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    He was talking to me, you road hog!!!:lol3
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    so going on the posts of the cyclists,myself included

    we do the right thing on the road

    ie. good road manners

    so maybe its the old story

    more rider/driver/cyclist/pedestrian/dog owner/parent education

    so some ideas then folks

    on how it can be done

    peacfully

    i'm out of ideas

    cheers
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    Rajin Cajun Been here awhile

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  9. Gummee!

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    Guilty as charged

    edited to add: 2 idiots on the road in 3:46 of riding. One passing into oncoming traffic and one passing on the crest of a hill. :norton Wonder if its going to take an accident for people to 'get it.' :confused The other 99% of people going around me? No problems whatsoever. :nod

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  12. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    1:33 on the road and no idiots

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    Yellowstone opened for non motorized travel only on the plowed roads yesterday, fity miles of asphalt and no cars, a few shaggy brown bison, bald eagles, bluebirds, and just for Gumee, no idiots. My ass will be sore today, not enought ime in the saddle over winter.
  15. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    That sounds awesome. Wish I coulda been there!

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    I don't know if I could have made it ten miles, and I wish I was there!
  17. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    I'd probably have to stop at about 10mi myself!

    Yellowstone is up there altitude-wise!

    I *may* be living at 100' ASL

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    About 400 ft ASL here in east Texas. I struggle for about 3 days whenever I go to the mountains, which is about how long it takes your body to start increase haemoglobin levels :deal
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    Elevation starts at just under 6700' here at the West Gate, then goes up along the Madison River gradually towards 7000' Still lots of snow, but just beautiful. Here's a facebook link for some photos from Monday evening. Ignor the fat old 62 year old guy, he's slow. Laurie is pretty fast, MT State Time Trail Champ last year for Cat something.

    http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/...76209071.1073741826.1777253974&type=1&theater
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