Overtaking on Country 'B' Roads

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Overtaking on Country 'B' Roads

Postby Mike.J.Roberts » Sat May 11, 2013 2:26 pm

A series of overtakes on the B1078 from Wickham Market to the A140 (for viewing and discussion).

The camera (Drift HD Ghost) is mounted using a suction mount just above the headlight of my Honda ST1300 Pan-European so you do not benefit from the height advantage the rider has.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_FkLid-vJ8
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Re: Overtaking on Country 'B' Roads

Postby Mike.J.Roberts » Sun May 19, 2013 2:58 pm

The overtakes in the previous video were all on vehicles where the speed difference was significant, allowing for an early offside position to be adopted rather than getting close up to the vehicle for a true three stage overtake. The important thing still being that any acceleration is applied on the other side of the road once the view has been confirmed as clear and a "landing space" is available.

Here's a video of me doing a couple of true three stage overtakes.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2ktm6ePlls

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