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Old 30 Jan 2006
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Advanced Riding Presentation

At this years gathering at Lumb Farm, I will at some point be giving a presentation based around Advanced Riding (On Road only) principles. I could quite easily put together a set presentaation of what I think might be useful, but I got to thinking that maybe the audience should determine the content.
So, If anyone has any topics they would like to suggest, then I will see what I can come up with. I do intent the presentation to have plenty of audience participation.


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At this years gathering at Lumb Farm, I will at some point be giving a presentation based around Advanced Riding (On Road only) principles.
Most courses are country specfic. The 'expected behaviour' changes from country to country - and riding (or driving) contary to the expectation is dangerous. Leaving a braking spact may be technically "safe" but when it produces anger and idiocy by the other 'road' users you're better off conforming to the "expected behaviour". EG "Filtering" in the USA may produce firearm responces.
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. EG "Filtering" in the USA may produce firearm responces.
HI Can you please elaborate what is "Filtering"
I did not get it!!
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Filtering is when you filter in between lanes of slow moving or stationary traffic.

Normally done to get past traffic at lights or when slowed by an accident or other obstruction. So you'd keep a lane of traffic on your left and right, effectively driving along the lane seperating white lines.

In the UK it's legal.

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Red Bull's response very nicely illustrates Frank's point.
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You may now have to explain what a 'lane' is, and why only one vehicle may occupy it width ways!

I love those GP starts at the traffic lights in Asia. Lights turn red - traffic banks up against the light - all the way across the road (both sides) - when the light turn green they all take off and merge into the correct side before hitting there opposing side. Highly entertaining.

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So, If anyone has any topics they would like to suggest, then I will see what I can come up with. I do intent the presentation to have plenty of audience participation.
Observation/road positioning, cornering, riding in the wet/on ice/on snow.
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Is the presentation available? Can you chare it Please

electric_monk >> I was just wondering did you finally complete the presentation?
Woudl it be possible for you to send it to me by e mail??
my id is
haribombay(at) gmail(.)com
Thanks in advance

Also Thanks to Cie for elaborating > Filtering

and Frank Warner >> Well hailing from India, THeorotically I know what a lane is and this phenomenon >> that you describe here (BELOW) happens all the time . Well Maybe for disciplined foreign riders this might really be interesting to look at :-)


I love those GP starts at the traffic lights in Asia. Lights turn red - traffic banks up against the light - all the way across the road (both sides) - when the light turn green they all take off and merge into the correct side before hitting there opposing side. Highly entertaining.
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Hey Red Bull

The presentation is going to be a fairly informal affair with (hopefully.!!!!) a good deal of input from those attending, so there is no script of any sorts. Instead I have several topics which will deal with the fundamental elements of Advanced Riding.

I also do Bar Mitzvah's, weddings, christenings and funerals....at extortonate rates...

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how about bringing a big tarpaulin and some liquid soap? then the eager can practice riding on ice
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Smile big tarpaulin and some liquid soap ,, HA HA HA..

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how about bringing a big tarpaulin and some liquid soap? then the eager can practice riding on ice
HA HA Ha HA HA HA ,, Really funny :-)
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