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San Fran 1900's
« on: November 15, 2015, 02:15:35 pm »
Any of our friends across the pond able to re-trace this old footage, has it changed much I wonder?

A bikers nightmare by the look of it!  :033:

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Re: San Fran 1900's
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2015, 03:05:34 pm »
Tram tracks anywhere are a bikers nightmare.... the other half once went to Amsterdam on his Honda CBR1000.... a moments distraction and the the front wheel was in and jammed in the track....... took quite a few people to lever it out.... needless to say the tram drivers were less than impressed!
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Re: San Fran 1900's
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2015, 05:25:55 pm »
Experienced the same, once, in Gent! Scary experience  :005:
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Re: San Fran 1900's
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2015, 12:42:39 am »
It is worth noting that car drivers haven't improved in 100 years.

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Re: San Fran 1900's
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2015, 12:46:43 am »
*Originally Posted by LongRanger [+]
It is worth noting that car drivers haven't improved in 100 years.
It did remind me of driving in modern China.

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« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2015, 09:18:06 pm »
Precisely the reason why when I travel to either China or India I hire a driver. 
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Re: San Fran 1900's
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2015, 08:13:35 am »
*Originally Posted by w8d4it [+]
Precisely the reason why when I travel to either China or India I hire a driver.
But I would worry more about trying to drive in England where everybody drives on the wrong side of the road! Hong Kong too!

And those taxi cabs in mainland China can be very scary too! And the last time we were there (2010) they didn't have any seat belts in the taxi cabs which made it even more scary. But at least they know to drive on the correct side of the road (at least most of the time)!

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Re: San Fran 1900's
« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2015, 11:25:48 pm »
Looks as though Don has "Gone fishing"