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Old 06-04-19, 03:21 PM
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Originally Posted by banerjek View Post
That is the situation where they're most useful.

You know *exactly* where cars are, where the gaps are so you can set up better transitions, who's setting up to pass and turn in front of you (goodbye hooks), who's about to mess with you for sport, who doesn't see you at all, and who has stuff sticking out the sides (trailers, construction stuff, etc) and isn't thinking about that when considering their width, and who's giving you extra space so you can fit somewhere you need to be.

Ignore all that stuff, and you're relying on luck for your safety.
Dude, sorry, but where I ride the cars are packed and mirrors are useless.

This is an example.

Maybe it's different for you but a mirror is nothing but an unwanted distraction for me.

This is old video and traffic is much worse now.
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