Why buffer?

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Re: Why buffer?

Postby GPZ_Jim » Fri Oct 21, 2011 5:09 pm


be nice if it was that easy :) only way u could have any hope of getting a plate at that speed would be 200fps or more recording
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Re: Why buffer?

Postby SoundGuy » Fri Oct 21, 2011 5:13 pm

FMD That was close!!!!!!!!
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Re: Why buffer?

Postby dilligaf » Fri Oct 21, 2011 8:57 pm

fark. :shock:
had one of those myself. main memory is how fast it happened. tradie in a ute.
did an instructed ride with HART and the thing they emphasise is buffering, especially on crests.

PS why film yourself?
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Re: Why buffer?

Postby Daisy » Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:52 pm

dilligaf wrote:PS why film yourself?

He's some sort of reviewer and he was test riding the bike.
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Re: Why buffer?

Postby Tack » Sat Oct 22, 2011 4:59 am

tim wrote:On my ps course/test the instructor taught us when going over a crest there's 2 directions danger could come from, and right was the scariest because the closing speed to a car from the right is twice that from one to the left, so stay left going over a crest.

I've had a few people question why I buffer away from potential danger allover the road when riding. This demonstrates it quite well :shock:

"Taking a buddy Karen out for her first sportsbike ride... A ute (Toyota Hilux?) comes around a blind corner on my side of the road and misses by... Well, it looks like a few inches. I had to run off into the gravel and grass, thank fuck the BMW S1000RR has ABS!

The disturbing thing is, if he'd run us off the road and we'd been injured or killed, it would have gone in the papers as "single vehicle accident, rider lost control of 1000cc sportsbike, speed was a factor." So think about this clip next time you see those words in a newspaper!"


that's Loz from Netrider in the clip
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Re: Why buffer?

Postby Gosling1 » Sat Oct 29, 2011 8:08 pm

Glen wrote:.... It's the simplest thing to do and the most effective at keeping yourself out of shit but with a couple of exceptions you rarely see anyone do it.......

Its something that should just occur naturally - I know sometimes I just *buffer* without even thinking about it ?

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