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by Jonquirk
Mon Oct 14, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Bikes
Topic: A few more videos
Replies: 77
Views: 7424

Re: A few more videos

Also known in some circles as the Surrey Swoop.
by Jonquirk
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Masternaut in-cab coaching
Replies: 13
Views: 762

Re: Masternaut in-cab coaching

Get your manager to demonstrate to you how to pull away on a hill in the approved manner.
by Jonquirk
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Tyres fitted to front or rear
Replies: 23
Views: 1163

Re: Tyres fitted to front or rear

One other advantage, particularly on front wheel drive cars, is that wear on the rear can be quite low and you could end up with quite old tyres on the rear axle if they are not moved to the front to finish their duty more rapidly. It also means that you usually end up buying one pair of tyres at a ...
by Jonquirk
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Been a naughty boy?
Replies: 25
Views: 1462

Re: Been a naughty boy?

Or the Pistonheads response: brake check them and hammer frozen sausages into their lawn.
by Jonquirk
Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Driving Day - South Downs / Meon Valley Saturday 20th July 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 365

Driving Day - South Downs / Meon Valley Saturday 20th July 2019

Announcing a driving day in the South Downs & Meon Valley area on Saturday 20th July 2019. Each person drives their own car around one of the provided routes, (36-53 miles), with one or two others sitting in to navigate and discuss aspects of the driving as they come up. The hope is that this ta...
by Jonquirk
Fri May 03, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sic Transit Gloria
Replies: 8
Views: 828

Re: Sic Transit Gloria

People unaccustomed to driving vans may find that the near vertical position of the lower leg induces a “gravity servo” effect when applying the brakes. Given that the brakes have to be capable of stopping a fully laden van they may appear rather severe when the van is empty, remember that there is ...
by Jonquirk
Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: 20 mph limits - safer?
Replies: 23
Views: 5336

Re: 20 mph limits - safer?

Pull back, save a child?
by Jonquirk
Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New bike :)
Replies: 16
Views: 1523

Re: New bike :)

Maybe there are steps and a handrail on the side we can’t see?
by Jonquirk
Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Smart Motorways
Replies: 37
Views: 3050

Re: Smart Motorways

There are average speed cameras on the M3 westbound between junction 2 (M25) and junction 3 (Lightwater).
by Jonquirk
Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A bit of a hold up...
Replies: 4
Views: 743

Re: A bit of a hold up...

Come on everyone, they need your support

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