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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-29-2015, 10:14 PM
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Houston drivers have rules of their own. You either learn them and drive accordingly or find yourself in trouble. I learned to drive in Houston and my friends still complain that I am really aggressive when they ride in a car with me. I'm not ready to ride a bike in Houston yet but when I do, at least I know to be on the lookout 100% of the time and everyone is looking to cut me off and not let me in while going 10-20mph over the posted speeds.


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You have to watch your back when in situations like this, don't stop abruptly if possible and keep an eye on your mirrors. You can't avoid everything but you have to assume people don't see you and will cut you off at any opportunity!

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No, Im in the far left lane on the freeway going faster than posted speed. Its the Texas drivers mentality that suggests know one should be in fornt of them....
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Just because you go "faster than the posted speed" does not mean you get to impede faster traffic. I'm probably one of those people who will gladly pi$$ you off. You don't own the lane, and I'll be happy to intimidate you, by tailgating, high beams, my finger, and then I can use my imagination, coffee once I get around you, etc. Don't screw with people during rush hour. The volusia is too small of a bike. I know, I have one, and no way I'd commute on it.

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