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Last edited by atomant; 14-10-2013 at 09:20 PM.
Seems like you're hogging the filter lane or not using your rear view mirrors enough to know he's there so you'll give way.
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Why is is considered road-hogging when the OP is overtaking others in the lane to his left? I can understand such a claim if it was clear on the left lane, but it was not...
The Super 4 rider seems to have almost gotten into a dangerous situation cutting across the OP's path, to then go partway into the middle lane as the left cab was shifting lane. If that taxi hadn't braked (more because of the cab in front of it), definitely could have been bad.
In either case, it does seem that the Super4 came a bit closer than would have been comfortable...
More or less.. U shud not have hog tat part.. When knowing tat riders use that to LS
If want to go slower, go ride on shoulder
Dnt expect pple to butt **** your bike all the way, learn to give way, not hog
I hate it when bikes hog the split lane, because that's the only way riders can get around idiot drivers hogging the first lane.
It's really very simple: if you're only going faster than the vehicle on your left, take the the CENTRE OF THE LANE ON THE RIGHT. Bikes are allowed to occupy a lane like a car, and it's the Malaysian cubs who mostly don't seem to know that.
To be fair, the OP wasn't exactly holding up the split lane. But I would've moved behind the taxi, and I always check my mirrors every ten seconds or so.
If you watch closely, from 0:18-0:25, there was more than enough space to split (to the left of the OP), given that there is no car to the left and the OP was not riding on the line - his tire is roughly in-line with that of the cab in front -, and post that the OP was moved towards the line cos he was subsequently about to split as he came up on the cab. I just see the Super4 putting himself in a somewhat dangerous situation, which was not the OP's fault.
Not that I care all that much personally, I only ride in the centre 1/3 of a lane and don't have any desire to lane split at speed like this. *shrug*
did you see the s4 behind you?
i think the s4 is riding fast from the back towards you already. u no chances to even notice his present?
i get this too sometimes, so i think i get how you feel, fellow forumers pls dont assume. we are all together here.
but the s4 uncle taking his chances. no doubt.
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The S4 may have cut it a little too thin, but I kinda see why he did overtake like that.
Sometimes if you're splitting, it's always nice to check the mirrors to see if there are other bikes behind you wanting to split faster. If you notice a quickly approaching bike, it's good practice to drop off into a space between cars. Like the big open space on the left behind the taxi, before the S4 overtook.
It can get frustrating when the rider in front is oblivious to the train building up behind him.
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If dnt know the meaning of checking mirror, take it out n throw the mirror away
the bike cut quite close
Dont want to lane split dont hog the path.
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looks like typical malaysian cub riding fashion where traffic is moving at 80-90km/h n fella just cuts in n out of bikes, cars and anything in the way.
I ride very often in malaysian roads n i started paying more n more attention to my side mirrors cos just in case i was like u n building up speed to overtake vehicle on the left n then suddenly a malaysian cub is on my left speeding n trying to overtake me from the left. (At the least this fella overtook from the right cos in malaysia its both sides left n right)
I noticed that in Singapore this happens lesser unless u r riding on the BKE where most malaysian bikers use to come into singapore or maybe the AYE especially during the peak morning n evening hours.
so rider decided to ride dangerously to follow the super4? Ya i agree that the video recorder is reckless
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seems like ts forced him to overtake recklessly, ts more reckless.. ;/ just passed?
should had keep in the middle of lane and allow him to lane split through u
Last edited by guangwei; 10-01-2014 at 12:49 AM.
Just met a rider quite like this one in the video ytd at about 4.30pm PIE. Also a super 4, blue colored fuel tank, in a heavy traffic condition, car was traveling at near motionless. I was lane spilting at 20-30. Then, one car just signal and abruptly lane change, tilted his vehicle out in between the lane and forced me to slow down(the driver gave me enuff time to brake gradually in the raining heavy traffic tho so some may not say abrupt as well), as he move his vehicle slowly to the first lane, the car on the right lane had stopped his vehicle to give way for him to enter the first lane.
In spotting of the extra spaces given by the vehicle at the first lane, I immediately swing my bike to the right lane to continue my ride by overtaking the slow lane changing car, much to my surprise the super 4 behind me is doing the same thing at the same moment to overtake me and the lane changing vehicle at this timing with that space of about 1 car length and width, i quickly counter swung my bike to the opposite direction to avoid collision, forcing me to brake to near motionless as well.
didn't horned him at all, but dam angry, really regretted nvr horned at him.
im installing a camera soon and ima flame any f up driver/rider i met on the road on the internet. im sick of pointing middle finger randomly at the road, cfm sooner or ltr kenna whacked, im also frustrated of the road users, especially the malaysian kups, 3 hours drives along route to custom cfm can spot a few no-government mentality malaysian kup. Spotted a CBR400 (2013 version) without plate number with 2 malaysian kup rider talking at Ah Ann Trading (Scrapyard) yesterday too. All 3 are definitely malaysians. The way he rev his bike to 5-6rpm for 1second to haolian before moving off, confirm stock pipe plucked off silencer also, what had TP ever done to them?
while this malaysian kup rule our road daily, true blue NSF singaporeans like me had to spend every cents with my NS allowance to revert my bike to 100% stock just to pass inspection. (Was there to look for stock header as I bought a ss one last time when i couldnt find one, needed one for pipe inspection now). The authority here understood that true blue singaporeans are best for bullied and be sucked around, too many of us had this "punish me la, u think i scare?" mentality, and won't retaliate.
Last edited by guangwei; 12-01-2014 at 03:45 PM.
I ride at 70km/hr only...please please dont blow2 at me or overtake me dangerously....wait i change into Incredible Hulk n dont know why my little baby bike will always be ahead of u if u do that
I see nothing wrong with the video. Simple rule. U drive slow u keep left. He was just overtaking. Don't get it why ppl drive/ride slow on 1st lane. It pretty much tells us how selfish people are.
i seriously hate people like you hogging the lane split even you riding at speed limit. If you are aware enough behind got someone riding faster than you, just give way for 1-2 sec will die? that rider want ride faster than you let it be. anything happen thats his problem not your. But you blocking the lane for motorcycle to pass through that is your fault. you want maintain behind a car then stick on the lane itself not the lane divider. if i were the rider pass you, i sure blow you.
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That super 4 is taking chances, if the taxi brake nia, or bi good.
but i kinda understand wad most riders are talking about. if TS are to follow the front taxi or any vehicle at same speed at express lane, ride middle lane and let others lane splitting at their own risk.
if your at the lane split or blocks it for bikes to pass thru, this is what you get from bikers as a warning that u did something wrong in general despite you are right
and check rear mirrors all the time, unless ur the fastest bike in sg. ahahha no pun intended
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Common scenarios especially msian kup.. Check yr mirror frequently and stick in the centre of the lane in order to allow overtaking bike to do lane-split.. Just sharing ride safe