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by exportmanuk
Sun Mar 11, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Pavement parking?
Replies: 25
Views: 437

Re: Pavement parking?

Not just a puncture these things will remove a whole section of tyre so it a new tyre that's required after it
by exportmanuk
Wed Mar 07, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: First accident...
Replies: 45
Views: 1100

Re: First accident...

Commentary. Keep it simple. Traffic light, side road, bend sign indicator. start with just one or two words as prompts. You can build up from there. I was out on the bike with one of the BiBs last year he did commentary over the radio. the amount of detail he put in was overwhelming, It was at the s...
by exportmanuk
Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Associate cannot keep to the speed limit
Replies: 42
Views: 1245

Re: Associate cannot keep to the speed limit

I find putting mine in to sport mode in 30s keeps it in a lower gear and a little more engine noise
by exportmanuk
Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Other
Topic: Tyres - available grip during cornering?
Replies: 13
Views: 376

Re: Tyres - available grip during cornering?

Mine only looks that clean once a year, usually the day after all year biker has been around :D
by exportmanuk
Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Other
Topic: Tyres - available grip during cornering?
Replies: 13
Views: 376

Re: Tyres - available grip during cornering?

I never intentionally slide the bike but at this time of year it happens. As Mike mentioned salt slime is lethal especially on roundabouts. Gone wide a few times ( not helped by the appalling condition of the roads). Was out a couple of weeks ago and got caught by some snow ( not forecast) that was ...
by exportmanuk
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Advanced Uni-cycling anyone?
Replies: 3
Views: 248

Re: Advanced Uni-cycling anyone?

How will it cope with potholes
by exportmanuk
Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Safety systems are there to be gamed...
Replies: 57
Views: 1402

Re: Safety systems are there to be gamed...

Make something idiot proof and someone will make a bigger idiot
by exportmanuk
Sun Jan 21, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Why autonomous cars won't be able to drive properly...
Replies: 36
Views: 1069

Re: Why autonomous cars won't be able to drive properly...

Except no-one understands how those heuristics work, or that they can be easily (dangerously?) confused https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/10/30/fool_ai_image_classifier_by_changing_single_pixel/ So a sudden spec of dirt on a camera could have significant effects ? The more I read about these vehic...
by exportmanuk
Sun Jan 21, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: GBOL & DSG Gearbox
Replies: 40
Views: 2457

Re: GBOL & DSG Gearbox

Potential thread hijack (sorry) Why are people still talking about BGOL and implying if you do it it will kill you so must be avoided at all costs? In modern cars predominantly front wheels drive all have abs and weight sensitive braking bias. You are no longer removing drive from the rear wheels an...
by exportmanuk
Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Bikes
Topic: Pros and cons of hi-vis
Replies: 82
Views: 2274

Re: Santa list?

GTR1400MAN wrote:I may also get one of these to wear over my riding gear at night.

Proviz Reflect 360



So you are going to ride around looking like Casper the ghost ?

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