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by GTR1400MAN
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GT3 RS
Replies: 8
Views: 95

Re: GT3 RS

Reminded me of this (not sure what it is showing but I don't think the title is correct)

by GTR1400MAN
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: About time I joined in
Replies: 9
Views: 119

Re: About time I joined in

Welcome on board.

It will be good to have an owner of a self driving car in the automation discussions.
by GTR1400MAN
Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Graduated licencing again
Replies: 20
Views: 308

Re: Graduated licencing again

How's this for dual controls ... with steering?

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/dual-controls-on-motorcycle/
by GTR1400MAN
Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Associate cannot keep to the speed limit
Replies: 29
Views: 332

Re: Associate cannot keep to the speed limit

Speed limiter? Cruise control ... one for much debate ;) Manual mode ... back to the discussion on responsive gear. Footwear? Get them to listen to the engine. Get them to drive at a constant 30, 40, 50, 60 & 70 in the gear the auto uses for cruising and get them to really listen to the sounds. ...
by GTR1400MAN
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bemused
Replies: 6
Views: 135

Re: Bemused

They keep to 40 alright ... :(

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by GTR1400MAN
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Driving instructors and learners - do they drive like each other?
Replies: 88
Views: 1690

Re: Driving instructors and learners - do they drive like each other?

So you are continually braking? :( Or changing down to slow? :o If you don't like changing back from a cruising gear to a flexible gear, then you can be more true to Roadcraft by always staying in a flexible gear. That's the point we were making. To be honest the majority of drivers are not able to...
by GTR1400MAN
Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Other
Topic: Tyres - available grip during cornering?
Replies: 13
Views: 178

Re: Tyres - available grip during cornering?

Mine's getting its annual treatment this week. :)
by GTR1400MAN
Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Driving instructors and learners - do they drive like each other?
Replies: 88
Views: 1690

Re: Driving instructors and learners - do they drive like each other?

So you are continually braking? :( Or changing down to slow? :o
by GTR1400MAN
Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Driving instructors and learners - do they drive like each other?
Replies: 88
Views: 1690

Re: Driving instructors and learners - do they drive like each other?

Hmm, driven with a sensitive foot the Toyota IQ wants you in 5th just before 30mph! And this is a 3 cylinder 1.0 litre engine. As you can imagine if you were in that gear it is as responsive as a dead slug. :(
by GTR1400MAN
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Other
Topic: Tyres - available grip during cornering?
Replies: 13
Views: 178

Re: Tyres - available grip during cornering?

We had really heavy rain for most of the day yesterday, yet this is my salty bike after a rideout with my current IAM Associate this morning. Slippery, slimy roads everywhere despite the beautiful sunshine. https://www.use.com/images/s_1/a884396c2a16537a77a5.jpg Click for larger image

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