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- Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:50 pm
- Forum: Advanced Driving - Bikes
- Topic: Corner lines - thoughts?
- Replies: 19
- Views: 106
I got the impression from the screen grab that the bike was on the “wrong” side of the hazard markings as a result of straightlining the two minor bends. Without a riders eye view it is difficult to say how advisable that would be, but the slow marking on the road suggests that it would not be witho...
Lifting off will reduce the load on the transmission. Reapplying power will be sensed as an increase in load; the box will downshift to meet the expected demand for power and remain in that gear until the load eases again. On an unrelated note: I used to drive John Deere Gators, which are utility ve...
I have an extra set of wheels for my Yaris and winter tyres. I have seen the benefit a couple of times, once watching a Focus slide wide turning left while I stayed on course, and once where I was on a wet and muddy field being used as a car park. The last time we had significant snowfall I passed u...
- Tue Dec 15, 2020 10:08 pm
- Forum: General Chat
- Topic: Santa bringing you anything driving/riding related?
- Replies: 5
- Views: 287
I recently saw a motorbike with a top box on a rack. There was a rack on top of the top box, just crying out for a smaller top box to go on it. And so on, ad infinitum
- Tue Nov 10, 2020 12:16 pm
- Forum: In The News
- Topic: Insurance during lockdown
- Replies: 13
- Views: 1030
If this silly story was true, anyone who parks on the street would have to remove their vehicle to an off-street parking place before lockdown started. Insurance doesn’t only provide cover while the vehicle is being driven
I don’t suppose we should take a space filler article in the Daily Fail too seriously, but I think some of those steering techniques would leave the driver open to being charged with not being in proper control of the vehicle.
I do think the curse of “late indicating” is becoming endemic. My desire to plan is being frustrated by having to wait until others can be bothered to use their indicators. Sometimes I am just having my suspicions confirmed but at other times the signal is a revelation.