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post #1 of 8 Old 03-04-2019, 01:27 AM Thread Starter
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Beware the white line.

They're a little bit slippy those white lane divider lines, 'specially on the corners, on the throttle.

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They're a little bit slippy those white lane divider lines, 'specially on the corners, on the throttle.
Got bit a bit, eh?
My guess is all drama and nothing beyond.

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Can confirm, especially when it had rained a bit earlier in the day

https://youtu.be/UGJ-N7R2UHk?t=260

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They're a little bit slippy those white lane divider lines, 'specially on the corners, on the throttle.
Got bit a bit, eh?
My guess is all drama and nothing beyond.
Just a brief rear wheel slip as I was going across the white line.
And you guessed correctly, mostly drama... LOL.

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Can confirm, especially when it had rained a bit earlier in the day

https://youtu.be/UGJ-N7R2UHk?t=260
Ouch!

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Beware of cold tires too.... When mine are sub freezing they make for some unexpected powerslides. The main road by me has tons of longitudinal tar snakes that are pretty horrific when wet

What a winter it's been

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post #7 of 8 Old 03-04-2019, 04:25 PM
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While some painted lines are slippier than others. I have found that tire choice is more pronounced with such things. Hitting a painted line on the road while throttling up with a Pilot Power or Pilot RoadX or Pirelli Rosso/Diablo etc is almost always a complete non-event, but try it with a Bridgestone and you'll have skidmarks in your underwear....

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post #8 of 8 Old 03-04-2019, 08:15 PM
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I was hitting the brakes as I was lane splitting because some fool in a bicycle jump out between cars. Everything was under control until I hit the paint and went down. The paint was newer, unbroken and it was dry out.

It was a swerve / brake but was perfectly under control until I hit the paint.

BTW, same thing (only worse) sand/light gravel.

I'm guessing leaves are similar too.

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