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Old 06-07-2009, 07:12 AM   #11
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Default I've noticed it also..

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Originally Posted by VitaBene View Post
I have noted that many riders are too close to the center line, I never understood it (even my riding partner). I am not saying that these folks were culpable or doing that, just an observation.
I've never been a "bike rider", but I have asked several folks that are why they seem to drive so close to the centerline. They tell me it was the effect of the "crown" of the road being the path that contained the least residual oil drippings.

Here is a the results of a Google of the question.

http://www.drivefriendlyschool.com/M...ampletest.html

See the "correct" answer to question #20 at the bottom of the sample test. Is it a "taught" behavior?
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