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Old 08-19-18, 05:32 PM
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Bunch Riding Etiquettes

Hi guys,

I'm currently writing a piece about Bunch Riding Etiquettes. Rather than just listing and describing the etiquettes which we all know about, I'm planning to include real life experiences.

I'm looking for a brief 3-4 sentences describing your experience. Full credit will be given to you and your website/social profiles/etc.

Send me a PM and I'll get more details across.

Cheers.
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Old 08-19-18, 06:29 PM
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WTH is 'bunch riding'?
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Old 08-19-18, 06:31 PM
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What's cycling etiquette ??...I didn't know there was such a thing.
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Old 08-19-18, 06:32 PM
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Just make sure you wave at everybody.
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Old 08-19-18, 07:48 PM
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Realizing reality is real, reduce rider's risks in respecting random recreationalists.
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Old 08-19-18, 08:11 PM
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Don't fart?
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Old 08-19-18, 08:16 PM
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Realizing reality is real, reduce rider's risks in respecting random recreationalists.
He asked about etiquette; not alliteration.
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Don't fart?
Espically with a tail wind. You don't want to smell that
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Old 08-20-18, 02:54 AM
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Originally Posted by thegeekycyclist View Post
Hi guys,

I'm currently writing a piece about Bunch Riding Etiquettes. Rather than just listing and describing the etiquettes which we all know about, I'm planning to include real life experiences.

I'm looking for a brief 3-4 sentences describing your experience. Full credit will be given to you and your website/social profiles/etc.

Send me a PM and I'll get more details across.

Cheers.
What is your experience?
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Old 08-20-18, 04:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Nermal View Post
He asked about etiquette; not alliteration.
fiiine...

"don't do to others what you wouldn't want done to you" better?
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Old 08-20-18, 04:39 AM
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Detailed Bunch Riding Etiquette ?
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Old 08-20-18, 05:28 AM
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Often the focus of bike "etiquette" is on the rider in front of another rider and includes such things as signalling with your hand and voice. While this is nice, I think the focus should be on the rider behind another bike. So the best etiquette advice I can could give is to make sure you leave space between you and the rider in front of you and to pay attention to them. If you do those two things, you won't need to rely on signals and warnings. The rider behind should announce passing (On your left) and almost never pass on the right. All riders should maintain a steady pace and straight line. Finally, follow the three rules of bike safety: Be visible, be predictable and be lawful. Good luck.
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Old 08-20-18, 07:20 AM
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Rule #1 : Always look both way before launching a Snot Rocket.
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Old 08-20-18, 07:57 AM
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Just go to the Road Cycling forum and read the thread entitled "We're going to yell at you," it will tell you all you need to know (and then some).

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Old 08-20-18, 08:33 AM
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Looking for etiquette here is like looking for a lobster dinner in the trash. Good luck with that.
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Old 08-20-18, 08:36 AM
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Originally Posted by mcours2006 View Post
WTH is 'bunch riding'?
Has something to do with my cycling shorts riding up.
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Old 08-20-18, 08:37 AM
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Rather than just listing and describing the etiquettes which we all know about
I'm curious what these are.

Which "etiquettes" do we all know about?
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Often the focus of bike "etiquette" is on the rider in front of another rider and includes such things as signalling with your hand and voice. While this is nice, I think the focus should be on the rider behind another bike. So the best etiquette advice I can could give is to make sure you leave space between you and the rider in front of you and to pay attention to them. If you do those two things, you won't need to rely on signals and warnings. The rider behind should announce passing (On your left) and almost never pass on the right. All riders should maintain a steady pace and straight line. Finally, follow the three rules of bike safety: Be visible, be predictable and be lawful. Good luck.
If one practices being lawful, everything else is just icing on the cupcake.
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Rule #1 : Always look both way before launching a Snot Rocket.
I lawl'd @ that one.
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Old 08-20-18, 09:01 AM
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Two main instances:
1. A leisurely group ride folks are doing for good times.
2. A race or hammerfest.

Both have different rules. Which are you interested in?
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The gas you get can be quite vicious,
Let 'em rip in a bunch,
WTF you eat for lunch,
Smells so bad some consider it malicious.
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I first saw this thread before the morning coffee kicked in. I thought the title read "Brunch."
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Old 08-20-18, 02:38 PM
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If you think I'm to close to your wheel or you don't want me on your wheel, then just tell me. Don't blow snot rockets as a not so subtle message.
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Pick the post ride pub/cafe/restaurant in advance, to avoid an argument at the end.
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