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#1022077 - 11/05/18 07:10 PM Re: Beware the skid demon [Re: roadscholar]  
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#1022087 - 11/05/18 10:27 PM Re: Beware the skid demon [Re: roadscholar]  
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Then there is the infamous "some assembly required" which surely
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#1022198 - 11/08/18 08:23 AM Re: Beware the skid demon [Re: roadscholar]  
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I live near Amish country in southeast PA and not scaring the horses is definitely a thing. I saw the cage in front of me split between two buggies going opposite directions the other day, and one horse reared, good that its driver got it under control quickly. Guess who got to a traffic light 30 seconds later? Guess who was sitting behind him 40 seconds later?

Yes passing buggies on the DY is totally expected.


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#1022203 - 11/08/18 01:34 PM Re: Beware the skid demon [Re: roadscholar]  
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#1022204 - 11/08/18 01:38 PM Re: Beware the skid demon [Re: roadscholar]  
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Originally Posted by WBinDE
I live near Amish country in southeast PA and not scaring the horses is definitely a thing.


Yikes.

Plenty of Amish in Wisconsin, too, and I've taken a few road trips there. The horses are pretty accustomed to motorized traffic and rarely react, but of course we on bikes are far more vulnerable to a spooked horse than a a car is; I make it a point to slow down when passing a horse-drawn carriage going in either direction.

#1022213 - 11/08/18 02:40 PM Re: Beware the skid demon [Re: roadscholar]  
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If you're wearing a modular helmet, it's not a bad idea to flip your helmet up so the horses can see a human face. I've noticed it makes for a better reaction when I ride into a stable.


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