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Old 04-05-2013, 10:43 PM   #1
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Oh No mean drivers

So I was 2 blocks away from home a few minutes ago and I guess I wasnt going fast enough for the car behind me (I WAS doing the speed limit i might add) and they kept flickering on there brights like RIGHT behind me >.< ...then who ever this person is zooommms past me as im turning into my drive way....what jerk...sorry for ranting/complaining or w.e but I thought I was gonna crash cause I could not see nothing but bright light coming from behind me and coming off my mirrors o.O;;;



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Old 04-05-2013, 11:36 PM   #2
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Yep, people are nuts. I just had a woman today run a stop sign and almost T-bone me. Never even slowed down for the stop sign, just right through it, locking up the brakes inches from me at the last second.

I really dont know how these people get their licenses.
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Old 04-06-2013, 06:30 AM   #3
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Put a helmet camera, record all your trips and send such cases to the local traffic police dept.
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Old 04-09-2013, 12:24 PM   #4
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I have had ( censored ) yell at me am I am speeding instead of creeping up a hill with a parade of cars behind me . I have had several break their necks to pass me at highway speeds . I guess peebrains can not handle a moped outrunning them LOL . I love the play " You aint passing me " and I speed up to see how fast they really want to go .

Best advice I can tell you is to keep your distance from cars , ride in defense mode like everyone is a drunkard . If you have a slow scooter yield and wave for cagers to ride on so they will not be a threat or mess up one fun . If you have a fast scooter like me I jack rabbit at green lights in order to put distance between me and cars instead of being among them
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Old 04-09-2013, 08:27 PM   #5
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Helmet cam. is a good idea
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Old 04-11-2013, 01:05 PM   #6
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I never thought of a helmet cam...good idea....also when I do take off like that trying to get away from the cars usually the car next to me will take it upon themselves to push the pedal to the metal and zoom past me but at least it doesnt happen every time I guess lol
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Old 04-11-2013, 01:12 PM   #7
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Hi
Try the S E E system
Search, Evaluate, Execute
http://msf-usa.org/Downloads/Prepari...esentation.pdf
Take care and ride safely
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Old 04-15-2013, 10:27 PM   #8
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So I was 2 blocks away from home a few minutes ago and I guess I wasnt going fast enough for the car behind me (I WAS doing the speed limit i might add) and they kept flickering on there brights like RIGHT behind me >.< ...then who ever this person is zooommms past me as im turning into my drive way....what jerk...sorry for ranting/complaining or w.e but I thought I was gonna crash cause I could not see nothing but bright light coming from behind me and coming off my mirrors o.O;;;
Haha, I would have slowed down to 15mph and eased down street a little further with him trapped behind me! Just to watch the steam come out their ears, Lol.
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Old 04-16-2013, 05:49 AM   #9
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I be ridin' along earlier yesterday and did some filtering at a stop light. Sure enough, just as I thought would happen if I decided to filter, a disgruntled lady in her SUV was cursing at me (or some jibberish w her window half down,) as she passed by..

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Old 04-16-2013, 08:50 PM   #10
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lol @eric ive actually done that once before at the stop light because the exact second the light turned green the guy behind me immediatly started honking o.O;;;...thanks hank for the link I think thats made me more perceptive of things now when im riding now
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lol @eric ive actually done that once before at the stop light because the exact second the light turned green the guy behind me immediatly started honking o.O;;;...thanks hank for the link I think thats made me more perceptive of things now when im riding now
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Your most welcome
Have you tried out the MSF rider perception tests yet?
http://www.msf-usa.org/riderperception/
Take care and ride safely my friend
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Old 04-21-2013, 01:16 AM   #12
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I live in the houston area and man is it rough, I've only had one close call on scooter, but people want to cut my truck off like they have a death wish. I locked up my brakes 2 weeks ago cuz some lady likeinuyasha said, use the see technique. Helps
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Old 04-22-2013, 07:39 PM   #13
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I once had a lady in a BMW SUV use the BIKE LANE to pass me ON THE RIGHT going up a hill!
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:22 AM   #14
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I saw a CRAZY driver outside of "Balmer" Maryland gun through the space BETWEEN two cars doing 70 mph on the interstate! (Talk about nuts?!!!)
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Old 11-06-2013, 10:51 AM   #15
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I just bought a "eyecord" brand sunglasses with camera that records in 720P - have yet to try it but it runs for hour and a half which is more than what I drive on a daily basis. Might be good insurance, but my bike is more than capable of keeping up with traffic.
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