Spitzkehren

English translation: hairpin bend

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German term or phrase:Spitzkehren
English translation:hairpin bend
Entered by: IanW (X)

16:47 Jan 15, 2004
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
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German term or phrase: Spitzkehren
"Die Stärken des V2-Roadster mit Sport-Paket: Kurven, Serpentinen, Spitzkehren"

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Nadja
Nadja Leonard
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Local time: 00:44
hairpin bend
Explanation:
These are called "hairpin bends"

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Note added at 5 mins (2004-01-15 16:53:42 GMT)
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\"She was thinking particularly about the ascent of Mont Ventoux and its endless hairpin bends, and was surprised to have thus discovered in herself a previously unknown potential. The magnificent Jaguar XK 120 Oblin, a unique model, behaved perfectly, despite a broken odometer which did not make the navigator\'s task any easier. \"

http://www.zaniroli.com/princesses2000/news.20000924.en.html
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Perfect. Thank you.

Nadja
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hairpin bend


Explanation:
These are called "hairpin bends"

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Note added at 5 mins (2004-01-15 16:53:42 GMT)
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\"She was thinking particularly about the ascent of Mont Ventoux and its endless hairpin bends, and was surprised to have thus discovered in herself a previously unknown potential. The magnificent Jaguar XK 120 Oblin, a unique model, behaved perfectly, despite a broken odometer which did not make the navigator\'s task any easier. \"

http://www.zaniroli.com/princesses2000/news.20000924.en.html


IanW (X)
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Grading comment
Perfect. Thank you.

Nadja

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agree  Tobi: exactly, as we call them also 'Haarnadelkurven'
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