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Old 11-14-2012, 07:12 PM   #289
Barry
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Originally Posted by John Bentall View Post
What is wrong with courtesy - and sharing the road?

Advanced riders here in the UK are taught that you should pull over for people who want to ride faster than you, even if they are exceeding the speed limit. By blocking them you are probably raising their blood pressure and encouraging them to do something dangerous - in which case you are an accessory in the moral sense.
I believe that not pulling over to let a faster rider through is bad manners - whether you are on a Goldwing at 15mph or mounted on a Yamaha R1 doing 110mph.

I am not in any way condoning breaking the speed limit or treating the highway like a racetrack.
Courtesy combined with common sense. Sad we can't all get on the bandwagon and let everyone just go at their own pace. Whether you agree with said pace or not.

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