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Old 20 October 2005, 02:44   #1
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How do you drive your Rib

Are you a stander or a sitter and why.
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Old 20 October 2005, 02:58   #2
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I am pressing my feet to the console and back high up on the backrest, than i get some air between my as and cushion to avoid press on my back when jumping in waves.
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Old 20 October 2005, 03:00   #3
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Standing.... I like the wind in my hair.....
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Old 20 October 2005, 03:01   #4
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Old 20 October 2005, 03:03   #5
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Old 20 October 2005, 03:04   #7
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Depends on the conditions.

If its calm then I sit, otherwise I prefer to stand. Can be quite hard on the knees if you do loads of miles in a day though.

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Old 20 October 2005, 03:20   #8
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Standing

I can see better, and I block the crew's view.
I sit if I am feeling lazy, or trying to hear the radio/read the instruments.
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Old 20 October 2005, 03:22   #9
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Standing mostly, sitting if it is nice & flat calm!
If it is ruff standing so I get a better view of the waves!
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Old 20 October 2005, 04:04   #10
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How do you drive your rib
Like I stole it

Standing leaning against the seat for me

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Old 20 October 2005, 04:24   #11
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safely, bit of welly in the big stuff if im feeling brave and dont mind getting REALLY wet
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Old 20 October 2005, 04:49   #12
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Standing. Even if it's calm!!

The only time I sit down is if I'm listening to the radio, or trying to talk to someone.

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Old 20 October 2005, 05:44   #13
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STANDER!!!

jump with the rib!!
Just doesn't feel right sitting
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Old 20 October 2005, 05:51   #14
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Standing when I'm above half throttle or so, sitting if I'm just pottering.

Find that standing gives me better all round vision, and makes it easier to look behind me.
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Old 20 October 2005, 05:56   #15
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Standing at all times , my seat has a very good wrap around which reaches the lower waist so excellent back support
The center mounted remote controle of the Verado gives a good hand support and I use only the thumb and finger for speed control. (Bogi learnt this when he recently tested my Parker 750RS ). For those who have driven a Verado powered rib will know what I mean
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Old 20 October 2005, 06:15   #16
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Sitting most of the time even when rough, as my steering wheel is too low to stand really, and im liable to getting thrown out. Adopt the downhill skier position when trying to get the last few knots out of it
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Old 20 October 2005, 06:18   #17
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Standing! Unless dead flat and on a long cruise!
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Old 20 October 2005, 06:32   #18
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Originally I was a sitter, but having had my testicles swap places with my kidneys during the F6 you thoughtfully arranged for my PB level 2 course with you, I am now a stander. . . . .
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Old 20 October 2005, 06:37   #19
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I can't stand sitting down

I can't stand, sitting sitting down

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Old 20 October 2005, 06:44   #20
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safely, bit of welly in the big stuff if im feeling brave and dont mind getting REALLY wet
Olly if you stand in your RIB you can't reach the steering . So it's jockey style for you, ya can give it a good whipping with the Bow painter as well.......Ye Ha!
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