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Forum: 2009 Annual Rideout 28-05-09, 01:59 PM
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Posted By fizzwheel
Re: AR Marking Discussion

Ah I didnt see that as I ended up parked in a daft place because I was last one in...

I'm sure he made a post saying he regretted riding up through the pack like that and he wished he'd ridden...
Forum: 2009 Annual Rideout 28-05-09, 01:30 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 113,111
Posted By fizzwheel
Re: AR Marking Discussion

No, because he didnt actually do it, he stayed in the pack with everybody else, I was at the back most of the day and I didnt see him waiting till last to start off either.

We had a bit of...
Forum: 2009 Annual Rideout 17-05-09, 08:09 PM
Replies: 149
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Posted By fizzwheel
Re: AR Marking Discussion

TBH this is the most important thing on any ride whether you are a marker ot not.

Even when I have been doing marking I never ride faster than I feel it safe to do so. I never ride out of my...
Forum: 2009 Annual Rideout 17-05-09, 08:48 AM
Replies: 149
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Posted By fizzwheel
Re: AR Marking Discussion

Pete, were you bothered about not being asked to be marker on AR08 and what did you think to the marker system that was run on the day ?
Forum: 2009 Annual Rideout 16-05-09, 09:30 PM
Replies: 149
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Posted By fizzwheel
Re: AR Marking Discussion

I totally understand where your coming from on this one.




IMHO all the markers we used last year met the above criteria. So with that in mind I think thats both sensible and achievable....
Forum: 2009 Annual Rideout 16-05-09, 05:44 PM
Replies: 149
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Posted By fizzwheel
Re: AR Marking Discussion

Points noted. It does need looking at, but we can debate the matter till we're blue in the face.

We're now going round in circles which isnt helping matters either.

I honestly feel that its to...
Forum: 2009 Annual Rideout 16-05-09, 04:52 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 113,111
Posted By fizzwheel
Re: AR Marking Discussion

OK, so did you feel the same about that with regard to AR08 ?

As you werent there I wander if you'll find it hard to answer the question, but did the process and my thoughts help you understand...
Forum: 2009 Annual Rideout 16-05-09, 01:15 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 113,111
Posted By fizzwheel
Re: AR Marking Discussion

Well I'm obivously not being listened to then, because I explained it last year, I explained it this year, I've explained in in 3 seperate posts now with regard to this year.

I'm starting to...
Forum: 2009 Annual Rideout 16-05-09, 12:40 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 113,111
Posted By fizzwheel
Re: AR Marking Discussion

Thats what I did last year, Admitedly I didnt do it publically, but Strechie asked people locally if they would help out. Some of those people had already ridden the local stretches of road or some...
Forum: 2009 Annual Rideout 15-05-09, 02:16 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 113,111
Posted By fizzwheel
Re: AR Marking Discussion

IMHO if the markers are doing their jobs properly then you shouldnt get buzzed.

Example.

In AR06 I kept a good eye on my mirrors. I could see Sid Squid coming up to overtake me, he waited for a...
Forum: 2009 Annual Rideout 15-05-09, 02:03 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 113,111
Posted By fizzwheel
Re: AR Marking Discussion

I never saw that, being either at the front or at the back.

Its important to pickup on what Simon is saying here. Its not an excuse to ride like a tw*t. If theres people out there reading this and...
Forum: 2009 Annual Rideout 15-05-09, 11:04 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 113,111
Posted By fizzwheel
Re: AR Marking Discussion

It is some of the problem. I think some of the problem is that people dont understand how stressy it is leading a big group of riders, When you have a dozen or so on a regional rideout its not so...
Forum: 2009 Annual Rideout 15-05-09, 07:35 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 113,111
Posted By fizzwheel
AR Marking Discussion

Righto

it seems one of the issues with the AR is how the marking is being done.

I posted my thoughts on the matter in the big forum debate thread but one of the other mods has suggested that...
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