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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-14-2009, 11:51 AM Thread Starter
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Been commuting on the bike for a while...

...and am getting used to the twisites and the hills of farm country. There's one part that scares me a little though. One of the hills ascends quickly then bends left at the crest then it continues sharply down the other side. I have to lean into the turn but the bike gets ALOT lighter as I go over the hill so my traction's not as good. Do I just have to slow down and hope the car behind me notices and take the turn like I know I should - slow and easy? I definitely can't do what I do in the Jeep that's for sure...
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Stay within your limits, start slowing down earlier and flashing your brake lights if cars behind you are a worry. Don't let some one push you faster than you feel comfortable going.




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Stay within your limits, start slowing down earlier and flashing your brake lights if cars behind you are a worry. Don't let some one push you faster than you feel comfortable going.
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x2 thats the smart thing to do , or your could put your 4 ways on a little before the turn

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Ok thanks. I'm getting more used to it the more I do it...
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Also keep in mind that once the bike starts to settle, for a little bit it wil actually be *heavier* before it gets back to normal.

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