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Old 04-24-20, 01:23 PM
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
roll-of-the-dice/do-you-want-to-be-an-idiot factor
I was thinking about that looking for how many left turns across the oncoming traffic lane that segment had.

At the end of most of my rides I have to make a left 90 turn across incoming northbound traffic. The pavement is nice and smooth and it's tempting to take at speed in order to beat oncoming traffic, but I have this mental image where I screw up the turn, crash, and slide into oncoming 55mph traffic. I chicken out every time.
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