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Old 02-22-2013, 07:12 AM   #91
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Us old guys can't be doin the head check all willy nilly. I might get a crick and then I'm stuck twisted for days!!!
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Old 02-25-2013, 04:03 AM   #92
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I do it all the time. Been doing it for years. I never trust the mirrors.
Mirrors are only for determining whether it's worth your time to actually look. IOWs, yeah.
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Old 02-27-2013, 03:17 PM   #93
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I left/center/right check intersections on my way through. It's a habit I developed while riding. I do it whether coming off of a red light, or if it's green before I get there.

I did that while taking my wife to the hospital to have our son. Rolled up to an intersection with a red. Waited. The light for us turned green, I did a left/center/right check before I entered the intersection.

Some ass ran his red light, and skidded to a stop right where we would have been had I not checked.
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Old 02-28-2013, 09:02 PM   #94
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Best habit ever...... Would hate to catch a fellow rider.......
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:27 AM   #95
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can you tell me which areas of the country don't make checking your blind spots part of driver training so I can avoid them like the plague?
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Old 04-10-2013, 12:24 PM   #96
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can you tell me which areas of the country don't make checking your blind spots part of driver training so I can avoid them like the plague?
Florida has GOT to be one. The drivers here are completely clueless...and, no, it aint just the old people and the tourists.
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