Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Washington, the state
I see a lot of riders ride with the high beam on
That can be important for some bikes with a dim or poorly aimed single headlight. It can be too much for bikes with excellent dual headlights. I find myself looking away from the too-bright lights before I have time to automatically estimate the distance and closing rate.
Here in the west I haven't seen any of the hand signals except that tiresome wave. Yes, I'm tired of it and do not feel a connection to a waving rider.
"Older people who are reasonable, good-tempered, and gracious will bear aging well. Those who are mean-spirited and irritable will be unhappy at every period of their lives.
"Let each of use properly whatever strengths he has and strive to use them well. If he does this, he will never find himself lacking."
Marcus Tullius Cicero