Author Topic: Self Caused Wrecks --- Accident Waiting to Happen ?  (Read 882 times)

Offline PAULRIDES

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Re: Self Caused Wrecks --- Accident Waiting to Happen ?
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2016, 12:50:38 pm »
Mulholland in CA. That curve seems to catch a lot of people. Showboats for the camera and I've read from locals there that the road surface in that corner has an imperfection that unsettles the suspension. Can't say how true that is but the locals say they ride a line that avoids it.
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Re: Self Caused Wrecks --- Accident Waiting to Happen ?
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2016, 06:03:16 pm »
I've driven the length of Mulholland Dr. in a car.  Curves will fool you as they are banked but it doesn't appear to be banked.  So when you lean into the curve your foot peg is much closer to the asphalt than you think they are.  Also because it's so dry, wind seems to drift light coat of dust over the roadway.  Sort of like salt dust from brine sprayed on winter highways.  Mulholland use to be the corpse dumping grounds of L.A.