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~ => Freewheeling => Topic started by: sam on January 08, 2016

Title: Group ride etiquette
Post by: sam on January 08, 2016
I have prepared this brief guide on etiquette when riding with others.

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It isn't necessary to point out potholes (https://www.notanothercyclingforum.net/index.php?topic=498.msg10203#msg10203) unless they're shaped like something interesting
Do you think Neil Armstrong pointed out all the craters to Buzz Adrin?

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"Car up!" or "Car down!"? Neither
Judging by how often I hear it explained, this shout is instinctively confusing.

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Avoid rubbernecking puncture repairs
I know, it's very hard not to. Bear in mind that some people have a shy bladder. Better to break into discussion groups about non-topical current events.

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Volunteer to be a waymarker – don't wait to be drafted
Conscientious objectors must report for pothole repair duty after the ride.

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Voted most likely to draft self

Don't speed ahead
Unless you're feeling speedy. And are confident of the route. Speaking from experience, it's a good way to get drafted for waymarker duty.

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