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Old 01-24-2020, 12:36 PM   #151 (permalink)
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Heh heh… it's brutally cold here and I don't believe in idling to warm up my engine. I get out on my allegedly residential street and go about a mile in the lower gears at about 15 mph. I pull to the right to let the convoys of ***holes by and even do so once on the two lane out of town but there is a point at which I stop letting them by. So a few of them stack up back there as we go through a no passing zone then it's like a motocross race start with everyone trying to get the hole shot. I'll get honked at then so I give a friendly wave, hopefully they saw it. Another two miles or so and the temp gauge moves into the normal range so then I bring it up to 50 mph. Still not fast enough, but nobody honks when they go by LOL.


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Old 01-24-2020, 05:27 PM   #152 (permalink)
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It is the coast to a red light that freaks out most of the people behind me.
It is almost always on a double lane road, so nobody needs to stay behind, and sure enough many swerve around with an air of disdain.
Then right when they speed by they notice the lights and slam the brakes.

I get passed by braking cars a lot.
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Old 01-25-2020, 02:41 AM   #153 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by hayden55 View Post
"Anybody going slower than me is a moron, and anybody going faster than me is a maniac!"
-Said from the guy who rides your a.ss all the way to the red light, and then passes you to get on the interstate to sit beside a semi in the fast lane in front of you for 12 miles.
i like when people hit the red light and pass them going 40 while they are barely starting to move as the light just changed

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