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Originally Posted by FBinNY View Post
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Get used to the sound of approaching traffic behind you. With experience you'll often be able o not only that there's a car coming up, but also whether he's making an adjustment for you.

Also, I find it easier to ride in a predictable line, and allow the cars to adjust. I'll move right, or make another adjustment to create passing opportunities on narrow roads, but for he most part let drivers make the adjustments.
Sure I rely on my hearing and have for a long time. On really windy days (and we get some pretty windy days in the midwest), your ability to hear cars will deteriorate.
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