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Proper lane position

Post by seelyark1 » Sun Mar 08, 2015 11:44 am



On the Motorcycle Superstore website there is an article on proper lane position and why so. This is a very interesting article, and confirms a lot of what I had learned a long time ago. Today there is another article about urban riding as well. Both good reading for safe operations while riding. 8-)


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Post by CMReynolds1 » Sun Mar 08, 2015 2:03 pm

Thanks, I appreciate it and will read it.
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Post by roadwanderer2 » Sun Mar 08, 2015 3:38 pm

well I have to admit, that made for some very interesting reading. most of what I read seems to be a matter of common sense and knowing your surroundings.

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Post by seelyark1 » Sun Mar 08, 2015 6:20 pm

But isn't amazing what you think is common sense is not practiced by a lot of other riders. Glad I had my modulator today as I watched a car almost pull out in front of a rider in front of me. He and I chatted at the next red light.
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Post by roadwanderer2 » Sun Mar 08, 2015 6:22 pm

seelyark1 wrote:But isn't amazing what you think is common sense is not practiced by a lot of other riders. Glad I had my modulator today as I watched a car almost pull out in front of a rider in front of me. He and I chatted at the next red light.
glad the both of you didn't get into an accident because of it, and im sure that person would have said, "sorry, I didn't see you".

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Post by bstig60 » Mon Mar 09, 2015 8:05 am

I had someone pull out in front of me on Saturday. The lady was looking right at me, smiled and pulled out anyway. I spoke to her at the next light....
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Post by roadwanderer2 » Mon Mar 09, 2015 8:08 am

hope you made a "lasting impression" on her about it.

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Post by WingAdmin » Mon Mar 09, 2015 9:45 am

seelyark1 wrote:On the Motorcycle Superstore website there is an article on proper lane position and why so. This is a very interesting article, and confirms a lot of what I had learned a long time ago. Today there is another article about urban riding as well. Both good reading for safe operations while riding. 8-)
For those looking for that lane position article:

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/41 ... oning.aspx

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Re: Proper lane position

Post by FM-USA » Mon Mar 09, 2015 10:05 am

There's an awful lot that can be written on just this subject.

I've read on this several different years and websites. One problem that's not addressed is every situation is different because every areas people act and react differently, so a set of Lane Positioning rules is a generic plan but different plans has to be taken into account where you are at.
.. .. I'm NOT stepping on toes, just mentioning.

One relatively new habit I've got into is HOW to be seen by merging traffic.
Seems like common sense but I see other riders staying in the blind spot.
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Re: Proper lane position

Post by CMReynolds1 » Mon Mar 09, 2015 10:31 am

Very good point WingAdmin!


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