Passed in a corner... was that cool?

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by BetterLateThanNever, Sep 17, 2017.

  1. BanjoBoy

    BanjoBoy n00bie

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    Wut is this thread 'bout again?

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  2. TheProphet

    TheProphet Retired; Living the Dream

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    Exactly. See what I mean? Who would want to join in an environment or activity with participants like this?

    No wonder the numbers are declining. :fpalm I remember when it was a much closer society, and we all had each others backs. Oh well.:dunno

    Good news is: There are still a few of us left, making a small part of it meaningful. :ricky

    Cheer up, and try to find some fulfilling happiness in life. It works.

    Try something like this: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/meditation-modern-life/201709/growth-mindset-vs-fixed-mindset

    Good luck! :thumb
  3. North by Northeast

    North by Northeast Been here awhile

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    You are by far one of the most toxic participants on this forum prophet, so please dont try and make out that somehow you and your ilk are the last bastion of motorcycling decency
  4. sharps5090

    sharps5090 Adventurer

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    As long as they don't run in to me, I could care less when or where someone passes me.
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  5. kneeslider

    kneeslider Long timer

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    Obviously the passer was a Wally & a Wanker all folded into one!
  6. Powers77

    Powers77 2009 GSA

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    In my experience even Track Days tell you to only pass on the outside.
    This is because some riders aren't nearly as proficient as they think they are so when they can't hold their line they are then in the line of the individual they are passing.
    If they are on the outside they only mess themselves up (at least much more likely)
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  7. Tripped1

    Tripped1 Bitch called me a feminist.

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    Not once you get out of the novice/intermediate groups. Usually the advanced group is is more like a free practice.

    These rules vary wildly from org to org in my experience.
  8. TheProphet

    TheProphet Retired; Living the Dream

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    Amen. This says it all. :thumb

    ESPECIALLY... on the anonymous Internet! :imaposer
  9. mountaincadre

    mountaincadre Been here awhile

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    I can honestly say with hand on my heart that I'm rubbish.
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  10. Yossarian™

    Yossarian™ Deputy Cultural Attaché

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    Amen.

    I am much more likely to make an inside pass when track riding.
  11. ragtoplvr

    ragtoplvr Long timer

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    I was out riding for fun this am. Had some faster riders come up from behind so i slowed down, moved over and waved them by. 2 of the three passed on one wheel. Now that is uncalled for, and wheelie skills do not necessarily translate into corner skills. Pissed me off so I decided to see if I could keep up with them.

    Which was not a big problem until we got out of the twisty part and they went to warp speed.

    Good, now I have someone to keep the police busy, and I enjoyed my ride more. Damn Missouri lowered the speed limit to 45 on one section.

    Rod
  12. TheProphet

    TheProphet Retired; Living the Dream

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    We call those types of riders "Bait Bikes". :lol3 Locals know the roads and hidden cop areas, "tourists" who wish to ride like absolute fools keep them busy, and contribute to the revenue stream. :bash