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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 04-04-2012, 10:47 PM   #126
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Old 04-05-2012, 02:17 AM   #127
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Hey RabidRat, the written is really easy don't sweat it.

I just did mine on Mon, took about 20mins..best suggestion: answer the ones you know for sure first and skip the ones you are unsure. Near the end you won't even have to answer the unsure ones if you get enough correct ones right.

Just review the road signs, and study lane positioning, counter steering, and turbulence. Most questions I got was situations (which car is most imminent danger to you) and the situations are pretty common sense if you do any driving at all.

Good luck and let me know how Night B goes! (most importantly how bad is traffic getting into surrey before the 6:30pm start time). Thanks!
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The traffic is absolutely terrible for that time heading back to surrey.

Also they test most about chapter 6 I believe ( chapter about see think do)
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Old 04-05-2012, 09:42 PM   #129
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They made some changes to the knowledge test book since a few years ago when I took the test. I would recommend reading the whole book...I took the time to do so and learned few thing or two
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They made some changes to the knowledge test book since a few years ago when I took the test. I would recommend reading the whole book...I took the time to do so and learned few thing or two
Like how to properly put your kick stand down lol
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They made some changes to the knowledge test book since a few years ago when I took the test. I would recommend reading the whole book...I took the time to do so and learned few thing or two
Dat said the book is pretty close to a lawsuit.
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Dat said the book is pretty close to a lawsuit.
"lawsuit waiting to happen", because of how little it actually teaches you about riding on the street. pretty damn true if you ask me.
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Just went to my first class. Kramer's a funny guy haha
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Just went to my first class. Kramer's a funny guy haha

Night Class B?

Kramer is awesome!
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Yup. I'm in Night Class B.

I'm a little disappointed that we're not going to be covering things like suspension adjustment and rev matching (especially while braking), seems like those would be important topics. I like his teaching style though, I was never bored and the stories really help drive the points home.
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Yup. I'm in Night Class B.

I'm a little disappointed that we're not going to be covering things like suspension adjustment and rev matching (especially while braking), seems like those would be important topics. I like his teaching style though, I was never bored and the stories really help drive the points home.
Hmm first day eh?

If the schedule stays the same you will have Dat for parking lot and road ride which is fun

It's going to be a week of pain and your groin is going to be sore!

Just be safe and EAGLE CLAW 15-16!!

Also if you're going from Richmond or Vancouver the traffic fucking sucks
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So res4ever, I timed it today: going from Boundary & Lougheed, it took me 50 minutes via Hwy1 to get to PRS. Traffic really sucked, came to a dead stop several times.

On the first day they get you to fill out a bunch of forms as well, so I'd give it another 10 minutes ontop of that.
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Thanks Sonca, I think I'll be parking and skytraining into surrey...

Btw, I'm booked for night class B on apr23rd. Can't wait!
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Nice! Hurry up and get it done so we can all go for a ride haha.

Last night was my last classroom theory session so today I get to ride my first motorcycle =D. Apparently this guy Dat is going to be my instructor.
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It might be the same travel time, I'm not sure, but I prefer to take either Marine Drive or the East-West Connector over the Alex Fraser towards PRS.
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I'd like to sign up for the course. Looking to take it starting April 30th. Can you pm me the signup details? Thanks! Hope to see some of you there.
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Nick - replied to your PM, just need to finalize some details with PRS for Round 2.

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Yeah I'll prolly try this tonight.
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Yeah I'll prolly try this tonight.
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Okay guys, I've now tried all three bridges into Surrey, here are the results

From Vancouver to Surrey via:
Patullo - 65 minutes (the traffic is UNBELIEVABLE, fuck this..)
Port Mann - 50 minutes (bad but tolerable)
Alex Fraser - 40 minutes (traffic was surprisingly smooth)

Alex Fraser wins.
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Alex Fraser is the best, also Dat is awesome. He will tell you he is a dark rider but it's all good at the end because your life is more important than anything else and being safe is good.
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Update on Round 2: Unfortunately the discount will be back to the regular $50 for this one.

res4ever, did you and your friend register yet? I submitted your names to PRS with Round 1 but if you haven't by now (it's been a week since the cut-off), they may have taken you guys off the list. In that case, you would be with Round 2.
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Old 04-13-2012, 01:03 PM   #148
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Nice! Hurry up and get it done so we can all go for a ride haha.

Last night was my last classroom theory session so today I get to ride my first motorcycle =D. Apparently this guy Dat is going to be my instructor.
You have the best instructor there in my opinion. Dat will integrate marine corp training into your lessons and both my gf and I enjoyed every minute of his classes.

Eagle Claw, Seattle/Portland, pennies nickles dimes quarters loonies all in... you'll understand what I mean later. Excited for you guys taking the course, you'll have a blast!

Post up your call signs haha! Dat gave me Hammer as my call sign and gave my gf the name Nikita
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My call sign is Tech haha.
heh, he's reusing call signs.

Wonder if he remembers my gf and I. Ask Dat if he remembers Hammer and Nikita from last year lol.

He'll most likely remember my gf since apparently my gf has the need for speed in her eyes
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