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Offline RichS1000XR

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The brakes work well!
on: August 23, 2015, 05:50:53 PM
Well, they were all out yesterday, weren't they?! :013:

I had one guy reverse onto a main 60mph road, just after a blind bend.
One guy deciding to overtake the car in front, just as I was about to come past him (yes, I was indicating).
And a tractor, also in a 60mph limit, turning across my path.
And, on the way home, all the traffic had stopped on a fast sweeping bend, so I now know that the cornering ABS actually works on MY bike!

All I can say is thank goodness for great brakes!  :821:

I've never had so many close calls in one day. It must be the hot weather baking everyone's brains! :008:

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Offline bagwafu

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Re: The brakes work well!
Reply #1 on: August 23, 2015, 08:31:12 PM
*Originally Posted by RichS1000XR [+]
I've never had so many close calls in one day. It must be the hot weather baking everyone's brains! :008:

The Great British Bake Off ??  :008:
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Re: The brakes work well!
Reply #2 on: August 23, 2015, 11:43:19 PM
That Mary Berry has got a lot to answer for!