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Old 01-27-2013, 08:41 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by BCKRider View Post
What I did (still not sure if this was the best maneuver) was to point my bike to the right hand edge of my lane then get hard on the brakes.

I rarely brake for things, it keeps me in the danger zone longer, if I maintain speed and manuever I seem to do best. It may have been better to have kept your speed up, move to the right side of your lane and just let him crash all by himself as you'd be long gone from the point that you guys hit at 5 mph. Just another option, hard to say without being there.
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