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Offline Maddoglips

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Re: @ the idiot who knocked my mirror off
« Reply #80 on: June 26, 2014, 10:01:05 am »
I cant see everything, I wish, but I can see a guy look in the mirror and start to move over to block deliberately, and I can see a guy look in the mirror and wait till I'm right at his tail light and then decide to change lanes with no indication. I can also see a guy look in a mirror while stationary and see me coming between the cars and then nicely move over and block so I can't get to the front. Times like this I LOVE been an Ass cause I can, but don't always break things then, only when it's been so close that the chances of me coming off were great. I do laugh after waiting most times as they are still stuck and others have given me way. OH and I do Thank as many as possible who have let me through.

Sorry if it offends any 1 else, or you don't like it, But thats just me, maybe today I get killed on my bike by 1 of these deliberate moves by 1 of these wankers and my wife and daughters must just live with it? I think NOT.

I don't go riding to look for trouble and always try and be considerate and calm in my aproach as I've been riding for many years in traffic, and this has saved me plenty of times. But on the very odd occasion, I give what they wanting when they deliberate, cause while they get out their car and say Oh I'm sorry, I'm possibley laying broken in pieces.

Don't read more into it than what I said, I'm sure any 1 who is able to ride a bike properly, can read a cagers actions as accidental or deliberate after watching them on approach, through the traffic.

I watch through windows to see what they doing as if I see they on a phone or day dreaming, I know to give more room or avoid totally, I ride defensive to try and stay out of situations.

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Re: @ the idiot who knocked my mirror off
« Reply #81 on: June 26, 2014, 10:20:56 am »
Does anybody know of a country where cagers and bikers commute in blissful harmony? There will always be friction between the groups...now stir in stupid pedestrians into the mix...

Just like everything that has collapsed in SA, the standard of driver training hasn't escaped. Gotta start to rebuild with the kids and give them the right attitude form the get-go.
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Re: @ the idiot who knocked my mirror off
« Reply #82 on: June 26, 2014, 10:23:05 am »
Does anybody know of a country where cagers and bikers commute in blissful harmony? There will always be friction between the groups...now stir in stupid pedestrians into the mix...

Just like everything that has collapsed in SA, the standard of driver training hasn't escaped. Gotta start to rebuild with the kids and give them the right attitude form the get-go.

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Re: @ the idiot who knocked my mirror off
« Reply #83 on: June 26, 2014, 11:00:08 am »
Just like everything that has collapsed in SA, the standard of driver training hasn't escaped. Gotta start to rebuild with the kids and give them the right attitude form the get-go.

There was a time that we had driver training in SA?  When was that?  Certainly before 1976 when I learned.
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Re: @ the idiot who knocked my mirror off
« Reply #84 on: June 26, 2014, 11:09:32 am »
Just like everything that has collapsed in SA, the standard of driver training hasn't escaped. Gotta start to rebuild with the kids and give them the right attitude form the get-go.

There was a time that we had driver training in SA?  When was that?  Certainly before 1976 when I learned.

We had a school driver training program - those blue and white Citi Golfs.
Even competitions on a regional level.

Was kinda cool getting together with what looked like hundreds of similar looking Citi's

I remember it running from around 1989/1990 (was still going when I was matric in '91, but don't know what happened after that)

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Re: @ the idiot who knocked my mirror off
« Reply #85 on: June 26, 2014, 12:50:53 pm »
We had a school driver training program - those blue and white Citi Golfs.
Even competitions on a regional level.

Was kinda cool getting together with what looked like hundreds of similar looking Citi's

I remember it running from around 1989/1990 (was still going when I was matric in '91, but don't know what happened after that)

I remember that.  Way too late for me a millions others.  Also only at some schools. 
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Re: @ the idiot who knocked my mirror off
« Reply #86 on: June 26, 2014, 01:06:45 pm »
Saw this in the Sydney Telegraph today.... Glad I don't stay in Australia.... shit place to ride a bike. :3some:


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Re: @ the idiot who knocked my mirror off
« Reply #87 on: June 26, 2014, 05:57:38 pm »
Does anybody know of a country where cagers and bikers commute in blissful harmony? There will always be friction between the groups...now stir in stupid pedestrians into the mix...

Just like everything that has collapsed in SA, the standard of driver training hasn't escaped. Gotta start to rebuild with the kids and give them the right attitude form the get-go.

Just spent the day in Barcelona on a scooter riding all over a strange city on the wrong side of the road most of the time not knowing where I am.
Thousands of scooters and bikes among the cages, everyone just going about their business, and not a single issue or sign of aggression all day.

Why?

Respect!

Respect for the rules of the road and others, and probably a dose of tolerance too.

So yes, it is possible.
 

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Re: @ the idiot who knocked my mirror off
« Reply #88 on: June 26, 2014, 07:12:44 pm »

You realise that what you state works both ways, don't you? You also did not notice the namecalling? Is Subie a Suidlander??

Yes as far as I know he is  . I am stating the problem,  not name calling. Why did Subie bring R & P issues into a bike banter thread at all ? It's not relevant .

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Waar is die R&P issues wat ek hier ingebring het of duimsuig jy bietjie  alweer  ???
I attacked nobody personally just  attacked/commented on the stupidity of a post. Which I would have thought is afterall just my opinion to which I am entitled to about another person's post/opinion.  :ricky:
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Re: @ the idiot who knocked my mirror off
« Reply #89 on: June 27, 2014, 06:52:05 am »
Does anybody know of a country where cagers and bikers commute in blissful harmony? There will always be friction between the groups...now stir in stupid pedestrians into the mix...

Just like everything that has collapsed in SA, the standard of driver training hasn't escaped. Gotta start to rebuild with the kids and give them the right attitude form the get-go.

Just spent the day in Barcelona on a scooter riding all over a strange city on the wrong side of the road most of the time not knowing where I am.
Thousands of scooters and bikes among the cages, everyone just going about their business, and not a single issue or sign of aggression all day.

Why?

Respect!

Respect for the rules of the road and others, and probably a dose of tolerance too.

So yes, it is possible.

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Same in Peru. Very seldom see any aggression towards riders and vice versa in Lima. The riding is pretty scarey comapred to RSA though.
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Re: @ the idiot who knocked my mirror off
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Re: @ the idiot who knocked my mirror off
« Reply #91 on: June 29, 2014, 12:41:15 pm »
Lekker stupid

I WOULD RATHER BE AN HONEST ASSHOLE .... THAN A FLIPPEN LIAR !   


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Re: @ the idiot who knocked my mirror off
« Reply #92 on: June 29, 2014, 07:32:26 pm »
Dooooooos,lekker stupid.
 

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Re: @ the idiot who knocked my mirror off
« Reply #94 on: June 29, 2014, 08:41:59 pm »
 :imaposer: :spitcoffee: hier is eintlik nie 'n smiley wat mooi beskryf hoe lekker ek nou gelag het vir die een nie.
 

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Re: @ the idiot who knocked my mirror off
« Reply #95 on: July 01, 2014, 08:13:01 am »
Whaaahaaaaaa  :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer:
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Re: @ the idiot who knocked my mirror off
« Reply #96 on: July 02, 2014, 05:01:59 pm »
What can happen when you nearly hit a biker...
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Re: @ the idiot who knocked my mirror off
« Reply #97 on: July 02, 2014, 05:47:34 pm »
What can happen when you nearly hit a biker...
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/0DsXFaaO_GM?version=3&amp;amp;hl=en_US" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/0DsXFaaO_GM?version=3&amp;amp;hl=en_US</a>

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Re: @ the idiot who knocked my mirror off
« Reply #98 on: July 02, 2014, 06:34:41 pm »
What can happen when you nearly hit a biker...
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/0DsXFaaO_GM?version=3&amp;amp;hl=en_US" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/0DsXFaaO_GM?version=3&amp;amp;hl=en_US</a>

WTF....!!!!!

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