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Any one on here have a solution for Target vision while riding??? I find myself doing alot of it somedays more than others...

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Bigdaa has good target vision!

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Get a prescription for legal Mary J

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Any one on here have a solution for Target vision while riding??? I find myself doing alot of it somedays more than others...
Practice, practice, practice... I have gotten better w/ telling myself to look away, and to not steer where I'm fixing upon. I'll see a pot-hole up ahead & purposely look at it & avoid, right dags?!


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If in a corner, always look through the corner...look where you want to end up, not at the one rock on the road that you just hit becuase you were staring at it.

If you mean in a straight line...well just something to work on NOT doing.

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Human instinct is to target fixate on the problem, you have to constantly train yourself to look at the desired location instead of the obstacle/danger. Practice it at all time when riding and make it second nature. Always look through the turn and focus on where you want to be instead of where you're afraid to end up. It takes practice to overcome the urge.

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Human instinct is to target fixate on the problem, you have to constantly train yourself to look at the desired location instead of the obstacle/danger.

Does this method work for off-road muddy trails as well? Because if it does, you could have let me in on that little tid-bit of information on Friday afternoon.

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Does this method work for off-road muddy trails as well? Because if it does, you could have let me in on that little tid-bit of information on Friday afternoon.

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Does this method work for off-road muddy trails as well? Because if it does, you could have let me in on that little tid-bit of information on Friday afternoon.

BTW....the pics of your offroad prowess made me pee a little with laughter




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That happens often with you. Should I send a box of Depends your way?

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Practice, practice, practice. Find a road you know well with obvious marks or objects on the road. Practice dodging them.

I will follow cars on my way to work and when a manhole or drain appears I think left, or right and flick around it. You've got to be pretty sure of your situation before starting that one but you need to know how your wheels will react when the chips are down.

I've also practiced by visualizing a second rock or obstactle next to the target so as to thread the needle. Then you're fixated on the gap, not the object.

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Then you're fixated on the gap, not the object.
Sometimes I have problems because I fixate on the gap.

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Sometimes I have problems because I fixate on the gap.
Just visualize bikini spiders when that happens. It'll help.

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post #15 of 15 Old 09-30-2006, 08:56 AM
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Don't follow too close. Once you clsed up on a cage, hang back or get past. The more it fills your field of vision, the more you'll fix on it.

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