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Old 01-21-2020, 05:47 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Your other, more fun, option is to gas it up and powerslide the back end, oversteering and shortening the corner. This sounds and feels dramatic, but with traction control on minimum, or off, it’s easier than you think...
That appeals to a VW Beetle owner, but reminds me that a single drive wheel in the rear can't do torque vectoring like an electric front-wheel drive reverse trike can.

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Old 01-21-2020, 05:51 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Once again I wish that I knew what happened to my ex while riding her Spyder, if nothing else to see how this would handle the same situation, but maybe wearing a helmet would have made a difference, too.
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For long commutes I drove a used Corolla 5 speed. For ten miles or less I like a 3 speed bicycle. Because of the hills here I have an 18 speed bike but use the center range much like the 3 speed geared 36/18 T around town. I am adding a fairing to reduce drag.

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