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by Horse
Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Bikes
Topic: Trail Braking - Flavour of the month/year?
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: Trail Braking - Flavour of the month/year?

I did one of the sessions at Castle Combe, where there were riding groups and 'classroom' bits. Hopp were running the riding (IYSWIM). "Instruction included "load the front wheel". I asked why, and was it didn't apply to my BM with Telelever. No explanation for anyone else, I'm still ...
by Horse
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: First accident...
Replies: 82
Views: 9840

Re: First accident...

That's called 'target fixation', and anyone can be caught out by it. It can work in at least a couple of ways. One is probably your crash situation, you are concerned about one thing so overlook others. They other happens in 'panic!' emergency situation, when your vision narrows down, you tense up, ...
by Horse
Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: German approach to rubberneckers
Replies: 6
Views: 181

Re: German approach to rubberneckers

Yes why? For years a part of my profession was visiting the sites of air crashes and I saw a lot of things. I can honestly tell you that on every commercial flight I listen intently to the safety demo, work out where the exits are, and, pretty much determined to be the first off the thing. Similar ...
by Horse
Wed May 29, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: German approach to rubberneckers
Replies: 6
Views: 181

Re: German approach to rubberneckers

Wasn't it more specific than 'rubberneckers', actually people photographing the wreckage?
by Horse
Mon May 27, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: This Website
Topic: Logged out?
Replies: 5
Views: 136

Re: Logged out?

Ok!
by Horse
Sun May 26, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: This Website
Topic: Logged out?
Replies: 5
Views: 136

Re: Logged out?

jont- wrote:No, but periodically it times out and I do have to log back in. Maybe a few months between episodes. Has your browser somehow cleared its cookies?


Nope, still logged in to another board.
by Horse
Sun May 26, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: This Website
Topic: Logged out?
Replies: 5
Views: 136

Logged out?

Anyone else been logged out and had to log in again?
by Horse
Thu May 23, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Bikes
Topic: A few more videos
Replies: 35
Views: 3864

Re: A few more videos

You're never too old to change...you could practice 1-5 with 3 being just left of the centreline, 4 being just right and 5 being well over to the right. Errr ... 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 3 is the middle of your lane :) I've heard 4 & 5 used to mean 'far side of the centre line'. Lesson: agree terminlo...
by Horse
Sat May 18, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: A Very Good Read
Replies: 32
Views: 743

Re: A Very Good Read

AAMOI, what does the Tesla driver manual say it's for?

If, as above, motorway/freeway driving, then using it elsewhere would be like urban brake assist on country lanes.
by Horse
Fri May 10, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: A Very Good Read
Replies: 32
Views: 743

Re: A Very Good Read

“wholesale rollout of this technology without infrastructure or maturity is reckless.” Exactly. And IMHO early roll-out could lead to some very nasty incidents, followed by some very tortuous legal arguments. Already has. See the various lawsuits against Tesla around "autopilot" causing f...

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