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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-19-2008, 01:07 PM Thread Starter
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Feet as turn signals?

Was my first time out with ya'll last night, and was wondering what was the deal with the kicking out of one's feet in accordance with lane changing? I joined in, but have never seen this before.

Sidenote: I usually ride solo, or with 2 others max, so maybe its a big group thing?

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Its more of a courtesy than anything....lane changes, debris, etc.
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On rides we use feet to point out debre, road kill, and whatnot.

In groups it's just a way of saying "heads up I'm heading right there"

I often see Harley guys point to the spot they are going to go...probably because they are too relaxed with their feet up to use their feet the way we do. LOL

I've adapted that when I'm on the highway...people don't pay attention to turn signals (in Illinois it appears to be optional with most drivers), so I'll use both my turn signal and point out where I'm going so the stupid cagers have two cues as to where I"m headed.

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In the track day we use feet for signaling since all lights are tapped up so I would guess its inherited form there.
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Its what all the cool guys do.

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Leg out...hand up on the track means I am slowing down and/or exiting the track.
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It's also a good way to say you're moving over in the lane. lining up for a turn, restagger, etc.

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I usually jiggle an ass cheek when I change lanes, FYI.
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+1

people don't pay attention to turn signals (in Illinois it appears to be optional with most drivers),
if by optional you mean completely unused since steering wheel and cell phone (or makeup, or newspaper, or breakfast, etc) take up all the available appendages so operating the turn signal is a physical impossibility.

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