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Cycling Ethics...

Old 03-01-15, 10:35 PM
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Cycling Ethics...

What are they?
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Old 03-02-15, 07:32 AM
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Old 03-02-15, 07:47 AM
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It's fun to watch Globecanvas post and delete.
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Old 03-02-15, 08:03 AM
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Where did this one come from?
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Old 03-02-15, 08:08 AM
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Originally Posted by gsteinb View Post
It's fun to watch Globecanvas post and delete.

Meh, I decided I didn't want to get involved.
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Old 03-02-15, 08:09 AM
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Originally Posted by EventServices View Post
Where did this one come from?
https://www.bikeforums.net/33-road-bi...l#post17593928


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Old 03-02-15, 08:20 AM
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Originally Posted by globecanvas View Post
Meh, I decided I didn't want to get involved.
I liked your post.
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Old 03-02-15, 08:40 AM
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Same as regular ethics, just at higher wattages.
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Old 03-02-15, 08:46 AM
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Originally Posted by himespau View Post
I liked your post.
Isn't that copyright infringement, i.e. unethical?
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Old 03-02-15, 08:58 AM
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No, it's only unethical if I do more than like, but actually make love to his post after he tells me to stop. Or instead of unethical you could call it litter if I don't clean the post afterward and leave a mess all over his front yard (because the fence posts in his backyard are straight up hooches and I wouldn't touch them with a 10 foot pole for fear of getting a communicable disease).
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Is this going to be another thread in which Doge posts a question, and then after getting a few responses, he answers it, then argues why his answer is the correct one?
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Old 03-02-15, 09:15 AM
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I think globecanvas' deleted post is most accurate…you got in before the lock.
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Madness. Winter madness.
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being that doge lives in the holy land it seems winter should get a pass on this one.
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Old 03-02-15, 02:05 PM
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Clearly, you need a wider saddle.

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Old 03-04-15, 03:29 PM
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Glad that is out of the way. Should riders point out hazards?
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Glad that is out of the way. Should riders point out hazards?
Obviously.

In fact I'd argue it is a rider's responsibility to go over potholes rather then swerve around one if he sees it to late in order to avoid crashing their neighbour.
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Can we all agree on the depth/height of the variation that would need to be pointed out before we discuss whether we need to point them out? Who will chair this committee?
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Originally Posted by Doge View Post
What are they?
They are whatever you want them to be.

For our next topic, Doge posits "What are rules?"
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Old 03-04-15, 06:26 PM
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They are whatever you want them to be.

For our next topic, Doge posits "What are rules?"
Easy. What the referees say they are. See Chico SR.
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Easy. What the referees say they are. See Chico SR.
Eh, not necessarily. That's more of the referee electing to enforce/not enforce or fine/not fine. For example, if you get pulled over for speeding (say 70 in a 55) and you don't get a ticket, does that mean that 70 is now good to go?
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^^ I hope that is sarcasm.

The only ethic is racing is "don't be too big a dick."

If you are, don't cry foul when someone gets fed up and puts you into a curb.
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Agree with that ^ re: ethics.

Unfortunately, it seems the lack of ethics has led to the development of these darn rules. Some are sticklers for them and some try to bend them in their own favor. I generally don't care and the liklihood of one of these mild rule infractions really affecting me is slim to none. I'm not in it to do more than enjoy competing. If I win great. If someone with a crinkled number beats me, they beat me (rules). If someone chops my wheel and beats me as a result, I'd be less than thrilled (ethics). If a Jr beats me on grown up gears, then kudos to them (rules and maybe ethics).
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