The rider brakes or sits the bike up, crosses the road and has a close encounter.
One close encounter of this sort is usually sufficient to induce sensitivity.
The inability to make a short turn on a narrow trail might mean that you will end up having a close encounter with a tree.
He is haunted by strange visions and a five-note musical sequence that eventually becomes clear when the close encounter of the first and second kind becomes the third kind.
Meisner reports that the close encounter with the specter has led to nothing but bad luck ever since.