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  • septicman1
    Jul 4, 2003
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      Thanks thats just the info I was lloking for I may just take them
      apart [If I get hassled] and carry on.--- In
      classicrv@yahoogroups.com, "nbedinger" <ned.b@c...> wrote:
      > It might have to do with your license plate as much as your bike
      rack. What
      > I mean is, the RCMP is on the job, fer sure, but they don't want to
      make
      > vacationers and tourists feel unwelcome by hassling them for mickey-
      mouse
      > sort of legalities.
      >
      > How high is your rack anyway? Does it obstruct your line of sight
      to the
      > road??
      >
      > If it helps any (if you hadn't thought of this alternative), let me
      remind
      > you that bikes are not much of a hassle to take apart and set up
      again. I
      > can fit my mountain bike on the rear beer carrier of my motorcycle
      (it gets
      > smaller than a truck's spare tire) by taking off the wheels and
      seat, and
      > then lashing everything together with a couple of bungees and
      tying the
      > chain up with a twist tie. Turn the handlebar/fork flush and
      secure it so
      > it doesn't flap around. It takes only about 5 minutes to
      reassemble and
      > adjust everything when I get to the trail. Quick release seat and
      wheels
      > make this possible. Test your brakes before heading off on the
      > reconstructed bike.
      >
      > BTW Joel, that's Dudley *Doo*right. You're probably thinking of
      that
      > Flying Burrito song "If you want a do-right woman, you gotta be a
      do-right
      > man."
      >
      > I saw a 3D-looking cartoon on the tube last night that was pretty
      > funny--Sitting Ducks. It was a Duck ("Bill") that had a best
      friend "Aldo"
      > who (improbably) is an Alligator. Funny, I thought, but still not
      so funny
      > that people go around quoting it. I have been saying "Nya ah ah"
      since the
      > Bullwinkle show first ran on Saturday. 8}>
      >
      > --Ned
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "septicman1" <septicman1@y...>
      > To: <classicrv@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Friday, July 04, 2003 7:00 AM
      > Subject: [classicrv] Re: Bike Racks
      >
      >
      > > I was actually asking if anyone had been hasseled with a bike
      rack on
      > > front of a pickup[interesting turn on the thread]How much has to
      > > stick up above the hood before its blocking vision.Would they
      pull me
      > > over just for that?There's two bikes on a rack on the spare tire
      on
      > > the front bumper, anyone?--- In
      classicrv@yahoogroups.com, "Chappell,
      > > Joel B" <joel.b.chappell@b...> wrote:
      > > > Heavens no, just that was the first name that popped into my
      head
      > > when I saw
      > > > the RCMP initials.:>)
      > > >
      > > > Wish they would run those cartoons more often. Wonder who owns
      the
      > > > syndication on them? They were a lot funnier than the stuff
      that's
      > > around
      > > > today. My grandkids are up to their ears in Pokemon and there's
      no
      > > humor in
      > > > that!
      > > >
      > > > We better kill this thread as we are not talking about fan belts
      > > and headers
      > > > and leaking water tanks :>)
      > > >
      > > > Joel in NH
      > > >
      > > > > -----Original Message-----
      > > > > From: mikex536 [SMTP:mikex536@y...]
      > > > > Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2003 12:31 PM
      > > > > To: classicrv@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > Subject: [classicrv] Re: Bike Racks
      > > > >
      > > > > Joel....yes...I do remember him (I'm 58) I even remember Nelle
      > > and
      > > > > Snidely Whiplash! I just hoped you were not "slighting" the
      RCMP.
      > > > > Mike,
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > > Don't you remember Dudley Doright of the RCMP? He was a
      prime
      > > > > character on
      > > > > > the "Bullwinkle & Rocky" cartoon show. Hmmmm, maybe you're
      not
      > > old
      > > > > enough to
      > > > > > remember... I used to watch it with my kids all the time.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Joel in NH
      > > > > >
      > > > > > > -----Original Message-----
      > > > > > > From: mikex536 [SMTP:mikex536@y...]
      > > > > > > Sent: Monday, June 30, 2003 1:49 PM
      > > > > > > To: classicrv@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > > > Subject: [classicrv] Re: Bike Racks
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > --- In classicrv@yahoogroups.com, "Chappell, Joel B"
      > > > > > > <joel.b.chappell@b...> wrote:
      > > > > > > > A bunch of Dudly Dorights [Royal Canadian Mounted
      Police]
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Joel Hopefully that was meant as a joke ! Mike,
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
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