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Holy *#!% - The benefits of Roadster size

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by NigelM, Aug 23, 2018.

  1. NigelM

    NigelM Recovering Member

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    Gorgeous weather this morning, 75F sunny with slight wind, so took the top off and headed out from home. Less than 1/2 mile from the house, doing about 40mph, and a deer jumped out of the forest right in front of me; I braked sharply and slowed to about 25mph as the deer ran off and I breathed a sigh of relief, until....

    Out of the corner of my eye I saw a large, brown, incoming mass to my left; just as I looked, another deer was coming at me full speed and jumped over my still moving Roadster.:eek: Didn't touch me, not a scratch. My guardian angel is watching over me today!
     
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  2. rudholm

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    Roadsters are also handy for going under parking lot gate arms.
     
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    Wow. Glad you (and the Roadster) are okay!
     
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  4. Tex EV

    Tex EV Member

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    Also useful at intersections when you realize you need to be two lanes over and the only thing between you and that lane is an 18-wheeler.... no, don't do this. But you know you've thought about it.
     
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  5. Sprandt23

    Sprandt23 Member

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    Hey, if the Griswold family truckster can do it....
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  6. gregd

    gregd Active Member

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    I think that's perhaps taking the concept of aerodynamic drafting a leeetle too far...
     
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  7. hcsharp

    hcsharp Active Member

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    If a C7 can do it, a Roadster can do it. Skip to 58 seconds.
     
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  8. rjcbox

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    Tesla should add this to their "Estimated Cost Savings" section
     
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