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 Post subject: Keeping Motivated
PostPosted: March 13, 2021, 11:52 am 
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One of the ways I keep myself motivated with my build is periodically seeking out good 7 videos to watch. Below is one I just found, which I enjoyed, and the possibility of this kind of driving experience keeps me excited.

This fellow is a bigger risk taker than I am. And, roads where I live are not this narrow, nor unmarked since 90% of the roads at least have a lane dividing line and 8 foot lanes. However, that said, here is the video.

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Damn! That front slip angle is way too large and the Ackerman is just a muddle.

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PostPosted: March 13, 2021, 1:16 pm 
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I get a kick out of the fact they covered up the speedometer! Great video!
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 Post subject: Re: Keeping Motivated
PostPosted: March 13, 2021, 1:26 pm 
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So they can't mail him a speeding ticket.
His speed did not make me uncomfortable, very docile.

Just like piloting a Semi Truck across the "Bridge of the Gods"!

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PostPosted: March 14, 2021, 12:16 pm 
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@Bent Wrench

It wasn't the speed, it was all the other cars, motorcycles and bicycles on the narrow, unmarked road. Some of those corners were blind, and I question whether or not he could react in time to say a motorcycle laid down, and coming around the corner at him. A collision like that would be very ugly, to say the least.

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Damn! That front slip angle is way too large and the Ackerman is just a muddle.

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PostPosted: March 14, 2021, 2:30 pm 
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@Bent Wrench

It wasn't the speed, it was all the other cars, motorcycles and bicycles on the narrow, unmarked road. Some of those corners were blind, and I question whether or not he could react in time to say a motorcycle laid down, and coming around the corner at him. A collision like that would be very ugly, to say the least.

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Agreed. The speed wasn't an issue IMO. At the beginning of the video, I thought he was on a one-way, single lane road, the way he was driving. Then came a car from the other direction and then another and the a string of cars. WOW!

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