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Annoying Habit

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Am I the only one stupid enough to put a foot down when the front tire skids out? I hit some sand (again :roll: ) in a sharp right-hander this weekend. As the front tire started to skid out (with soudns effects: "sssshhhh"), I put my right foot down.

Owie! That smarts!

(P.S. I believe that the only thing putting my foot down does is increase my chances that I'll strangle myself on what's left of it after the wreck, 'cause it'll probably be dislocated and swung up around my puny neck, choking off my wind pipe.)

Anyone else as dumb as me, or am I alone in this department?
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I've done it too! :x Slow U-turn (same as LayinLo). There have also been occassions where, if I'm startled enough I THINK about it - to the point where I will actually almost take my foot off the peg - but catch myself at the last minute. It's such a bad habit! :oops:

I also almost did it once before when I thought I was going into a tank-slapper (but didn't - thank God!). DUMB, DUMB, DUMB! :?'

[EDIT: I forgot to type "almost" in the 2nd paragraph - It was one of my moments where I thought about it, but my foot didn't actually touch the ground, before I realized what I was doing. But can you imagine what would have happened if it did???? :shock: ]
soad said:
lol!!! i though i was the only one to do it. i take residential corners going as fast as i can and sometimes there is gravel. never can get that knee down.
:lol: :lol:
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