> Old motorcyclist's trick. Carry a little bag of large ball bearings.
> to fill your hand. Motion the guy to back off. If he doesn't toss all the
> ball bearings over your shoulder.
I would not care for the legal ramifications of that action myself...
Unfortunately, it does not work well with a stock Bugeye, but I have
found that about the only thing I can do to deter a tailgater is to
rest my left foot on the brake just enough to activate the brake
lights, and JUST LEAVE IT THERE. After a few miles, they seem to
realize that they have no way of knowing what you are going to do and
it starts to make them nervous; especially if you have done some
acceleration and decelleration exercises. If I were to have enough
issues with this in my Bugeye, I would be tempted to add a toggle
switch that simply turns the brake lights on (with a telltale light to
Otherwise, few drivers will tolerate doing 10mph under the posted
limit for very long. Neither will I, for that matter ;-)
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