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by exportmanuk
Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 16
Views: 379

Re: Introduction

Hi you could consider becoming an observer that needs you to keep/improve on your skill set and help maintain the standard
by exportmanuk
Tue Dec 25, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Why - what does it matter?
Replies: 15
Views: 476

Re: Why - what does it matter?

PTW = Powered Two Wheels
by exportmanuk
Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Happy Christmas
Replies: 2
Views: 136

Re: Happy Christmas

What!! Where is your helmet All the gear all the time :soap: :lol:

Must be getting near Christmas now All year Biker booked for the weekend so my bike is going to be clean for at least a day :biker:
by exportmanuk
Fri Nov 30, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: New Audi A6 - not able to switch off Stop/Start function
Replies: 13
Views: 368

Re: New Audi A6 - not able to switch off Stop/Start function

I often slip my car into sport mode when approaching RABs a simple flick of the selector to the left and stop start is killed off. I find it much safer. Like some one else has commented it is possible to keep the engine running using 3 stage braking on my auto but I find the sport mode more reliable...
by exportmanuk
Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Second thoughts on offsiding
Replies: 100
Views: 4937

Re: Second thoughts on offsiding

Some of the NW forces have. We are working with GMP ( new to Bikesafe) and their officer delivering the course. They are not promoting off siding but sometimes they forget and do it themselves so the novice thinks they should too.
by exportmanuk
Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Second thoughts on offsiding
Replies: 100
Views: 4937

Re: Second thoughts on offsiding

My main worry with videos like this is the Police riders are very highly trained, Joe public isn't and I have seen some rider who have done a Bike Safe course adopting this style but without the comprehensive training or experience to do it safely. Riders watching videos without any proper guidance ...
by exportmanuk
Fri Nov 23, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Change in police pursuit policy?
Replies: 13
Views: 583

Re: Change in police pursuit policy?

Manchester Police have been doing the same for some time. There are a couple of videos on Youtube, Ill try to find them
by exportmanuk
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Turn left?
Replies: 20
Views: 895

Re: Turn left?

I use this junction most mornings https://goo.gl/maps/H75HH6M7c642
Surprising the number of drivers using lane one to go straight on and get upset when someone drives across the bows
by exportmanuk
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Turn left?
Replies: 20
Views: 895

Re: Turn left?

The worn out marking show both lanes for turning right not left as per opening question. Personally it would depend. If the right hand lane had a much shorter queue then my plan A would be use that and if safe to take the first exit then do it is a broken line dividing the lanes. if not I would do a...
by exportmanuk
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: BBC News article - Highways England launches campaign to stop tailgating
Replies: 22
Views: 1284

Re: BBC News article - Highways England launches campaign to stop tailgating

If drivers actually used lane 1 as the driving lane and all others for overtaking only then maybe tailgating would not be such a problem

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