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The John Norwich Riders Corner In honour of our fellow moderator: John Norwich R.I.P. September 17th, 2014
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:38 PM   #101
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Cool, lil_kid and his gf are now on the Committed list as well.

We have four!

I'm going to be getting back to PRS on Monday, so anyone else on the fence has the next couple days to decide if they wanna jump in on this now, or wait til next round.
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Old 03-29-2012, 07:54 AM   #102
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It's still stuck in my head. You'll know what I mean.

If you guys are fortunate enough to get Dat as your instructor, listen to every word that he says. I've used his training in not only riding but at times driving as well. Best money ever spent.
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Old 03-29-2012, 01:26 PM   #103
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My gf just signed up with 2 of her friends...pm'ed u RabidRat...maybe we could put both together.
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Old 04-02-2012, 01:08 AM   #104
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What time is everyone doing it?

Anyone doing the weekday course for april 23-30?
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Old 04-02-2012, 02:41 AM   #105
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Reminder: please PM me by Monday night if you want to get in on this.

Kayci - I actually just bought my bike today so I'm going to try and go earlier. If everything's filled up before April 23rd I'll go with you though =)
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Old 04-02-2012, 04:27 PM   #106
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Okay

Grats on the bike!
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Old 04-03-2012, 11:07 AM   #107
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Thanks =)

Okay so a couple new developments: I apologize for the delay, we've had a few more people sign up recently (we're now at 9), and SOME PEOPLE aren't good at checking their emails . But I think we're all set now, I just got off the phone with PRS. Unfortunately the person I was dealing with isn't there anymore and they're figuring it out again for me, but I'll keep everyone updated.
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Old 04-03-2012, 11:17 AM   #108
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Btw once so many people signed up it became kinda hard to coordinate who would go together and when over PMs. So let's just do that out in the open here.

I'm going to be signing up for Weekday B course, April 16th. I believe lil_kid and his gf are also going to that one.

Anyone else wanting to go with others, post up which courses you're available for and we'll try and get that sorted.
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Btw once so many people signed up it became kinda hard to coordinate who would go together and when over PMs. So let's just do that out in the open here.

I'm going to be signing up for Weekday B course, April 16th. I believe lil_kid and his gf are also going to that one.

Anyone else wanting to go with others, post up which courses you're available for and we'll try and get that sorted.
Registered this morning for Weekday B Apr16. Looking forward to the class, thanks for putting all this together RabidRat!
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I'm in the class right now and Kramer is hilarious!
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Old 04-03-2012, 04:39 PM   #111
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Okay we just got the go-ahead from PRS.

Everyone who signed up, I've just sent you a PM with instructions.
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thanks for ironing out all the details, RabidRat. good luck to everyone taking the course, it'll be that much more fun with a group of RSers
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Old 04-03-2012, 05:39 PM   #113
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Np guys!

Change of plans, I'm now going Night School B for April 9th. I can't wait!! =D

Edit: PRS wanted me to pass along the message to you guys that if you don't know how to ride a bicycle, you might wanna um.. learn beforehand. I am hereby volunteering to teach anyone who needs help with that =)
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Old 04-03-2012, 05:51 PM   #114
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PRS is da bomb!

took it last year! was excited for every class
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Old 04-03-2012, 08:53 PM   #115
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Thanks again RabidRat!

Can't wait.. just registered for April 20th weekday. Anyone else registered for the same time?
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Old 04-03-2012, 09:11 PM   #116
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Curious how many people daily ride their bike to work or school? The potential gas mileage of driving back and forth to school is tempting
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Has everyone alrdy passed their written exam? Was it hard?
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How about the potential for getting smoked by a car from riding in heavy rush hour traffic? Is that tempting also?

I dunno about you guys but I don't see myself riding in the city ever.
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i ride 10 months out of the year and try to get out as much as i can. in the summer i'll ride to school/work all the time. just gotta be careful when you're in richmond though, if ya know what i mean.
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How about the potential for getting smoked by a car from riding in heavy rush hour traffic? Is that tempting also?

I dunno about you guys but I don't see myself riding in the city ever.

Thanks for the above replies. And I live in port Coquitlam so it wouldnt be too much city just poco to bcit
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Old 04-04-2012, 12:22 AM   #121
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careful when you're in richmond though, if ya know what i mean.
This, especially.

One day I was just driving alone in the left lane of No.3 road minding my own business.

All of a sudden I had an A4 smashed into the side of my car. An asian lady had taken a wide (WIDE.) turn out of a parking lot and cut across two lanes to t-bone me.

I have a new SUBFRAME now thanks to her, that's how far the damage went.
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Has everyone alrdy passed their written exam? Was it hard?
written exam is super easy. exactly like your class 7L but with a few motorcycle specific questions. for example, they'll give you a scenario and then ask you what lane position you should be in (1, 2 or 3). i also remember some questions like, "which way do you turn the handle bars when making a LOW speed left turn" and etc...
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Yeah I had 2 questions on low speed turning and 2 on countersteering.
Overall super easy, especially if you've been driving for awhile and (should) know most of it subconciously. Missed the one about looking at the centre line when oncoming traffic is blinding.
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Missed the one about looking at the centre line when oncoming traffic is blinding.
Oh. Is that actually what you're supposed to do, because I just sorta close my eyes and make screaming noises
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