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Uneven Pavement On A Chopper - Scary
This wouldn't have been a problem if I could ...
The other day I was riding and
located myself in a road paving project location. This was a project on a 4-lane road with 1/2
of the two lanes on my side paved... and the other 1/two obtaining ready for paving to
continue. The dilemma is that the 1/2 that was paved was the left lane and this brought on a
height difference idge\ of approximately 1 - 2 inches of asphalt amongst the two lanes (of
program I was in the appropriate \low-side\ lane).
This would not have been a
difficulty if I could have stayed in the lane I was in... but once into the paving region all
cars had to merge from the correct to the left lane. If you have an opinion about food, you
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been about 40 miles per hour and on a regular motorcycle this would have been scary sufficient!
On a chopper (let alone a wide rear tire) it was one of the scariest things I have had to do.
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to recognize this concept. In the moment just before the transition I attempted to slow down as
significantly as I could in the \bumper to bumper\ visitors, gripped the handlebars firmly, and
then once there was an opening in the traffic to move more than I tried to make the \cut\ at as
sharp of an angle as was achievable.
Let me just say that \I made it\ but it was
genuinely an unstable situation for a handful of seconds. It produced me don't forget why
Driver Education schools teach you that \if your tire goes off the road... remain off the road
and slow way down... Dig up further on our favorite partner encyclopedia - Click here: block paving dorking. and then sharply turn
back on when there is a safe margin to do so\ and that is in a 4-wheel Car!
that was the closest I have come to \going down\ on a bike in over 20 years... so, I am writing
this down so I don't forget. When you have to cross more than and onto a ridge that is
operating parallel to your path of travel:
Slow down as much as achievable (I didn't
do this adequate).
Get a big security margin in between other site visitors (Wait
for a large opening).
Get a firm grip on the handlebars.
cross-more than the ridge at a powerful angle (do not attempt to ease up on the ridge).
I did not do any of these factors extremely well and it almost ended in a crash. For
me, my greatest mistake was #1... so next time I am faced with this I will be positive to slow
down significantly far more and get a much better angle on the ridge.
Ron.The Lodge, Bonwycks Farm, Crawley RH11 0LE