foot-faff

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Re: foot-faff

Postby Vorpal » 28 Mar 2016, 9:36pm

squeaker wrote:
Vorpal wrote:... and it's easier to look back for traffic with the left foot down and the right foot in pedal ready position.

Is it? With right foot down, and slightly back, isn't it easier to twist to look over your right shoulder?

It is easier to do it with left foot down because your weight naturally shifts towards the left when you look over your right shoulder.
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Re: foot-faff

Postby pjclinch » 29 Mar 2016, 8:45am

Vorpal wrote:
squeaker wrote:
Vorpal wrote:... and it's easier to look back for traffic with the left foot down and the right foot in pedal ready position.

Is it? With right foot down, and slightly back, isn't it easier to twist to look over your right shoulder?

It is easier to do it with left foot down because your weight naturally shifts towards the left when you look over your right shoulder.


Tested this out on the way to the pub last night, and it is indeed easier (at least with my position on a Brom) looking over the right with left foot down.

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