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Blinded by the late afternoon sun

While riding in the late afternoon I noticed the very elongated shadow of me and my bike on the road directly in front. Looking up and straight ahead I could see a car approaching on the other side of the road. As he got closer I could see that his sun visor was down and still he had one hand off the steering wheel to shield his eyes from the sun and hopefully see me. I remembered having been in the same position as that car driver and if the time of day and my direction of travel was right I couldn't see the road ahead let alone anyone driving/riding on it. Note to self - when the shadows get long and I am riding with the sun at my back cars directly ahead or turning in from side streets may not be able to see me.

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