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sportbike cornering - November 15, 2010, 03:28 PM


Anyone care to ad to this? As my 2nd season riding comes to a close I am trying to get use to using more of my tires. Next year I will be doing Cornerspin and possibly a cheapie track bike and a few trackdays. I like as much input as possible. I am under the impression that you can NEVER have the basics repeated to you to many times. The more they are told to you the more they become natural and instinctive.
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have you read twist of the wrist 1 & 2? those books cover the basics and beyond about throttle, braking, lines, cornering, and a bunch of things you haven't thought of yet. very good reads if you have not.
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have you read twist of the wrist 1 & 2? those books cover the basics and beyond about throttle, braking, lines, cornering, and a bunch of things you haven't thought of yet. very good reads if you have not.
+1 buy the DVDs a good investment.

Also do a search for RideSmart body positioning on YouTube. Watch a lot of vids.


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It took me weeks to get these concepts when I first started riding. Bad form gremlins.



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I want one of those machines! I'd spend my winter watching video of past rides.


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We teach riding techniques as well. I would love one of those machines!!! Really a good job there.
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have you read twist of the wrist 1 & 2? those books cover the basics and beyond about throttle, braking, lines, cornering, and a bunch of things you haven't thought of yet. very good reads if you have not.
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+1 buy the DVDs a good investment.

Also do a search for RideSmart body positioning on YouTube. Watch a lot of vids.
Thanks for this! I need to go find these.
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Do a track day and practice. Start slow.
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a smart rider realizes that the more he learns, the more he doesn't know.

lately, I've been trying to surround myself with extremely skilled riders and work on my weaknesses ... even learning techniques that are track oriented could mean the difference between life or death in an emergency situation.

read as much as you can, and practice practice practice. get out of your comfort zone and try something new... flogging a little bike at allsports did wonders for my riding ability, for example


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I "acquired" the Twist of the Wrist II dvd, so far I've watched about 30 mins of it and I'm already in awe. Can't wait to finish it, and I'm planning on watching it at least 3 times. Hopefully it'll help me out a bit for my first track day.


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you won't learn shit on the street...maybe how to keep your cool in oh shit moments - which are (well should be) non-existant on the track.

you won't learn shit surrouding yourself with Rossi, Stoner, or Simoncelli

you won't learn shit watching youtube vids

you will learn tips and techniques by taking ART I - III, a superbike school, doing a race, sitting in on a class during lunch at a trackday.

you will learn tips and techniques by riding on the track.

More you ride, more you learn.

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you won't learn shit on the street...maybe how to keep your cool in oh shit moments - which are (well should be) non-existant on the track.

you won't learn shit surrouding yourself with Rossi, Stoner, or Simoncelli

you won't learn shit watching youtube vids

you will learn tips and techniques by taking ART I - III, a superbike school, doing a race, sitting in on a class during lunch at a trackday.

you will learn tips and techniques by riding on the track. More you ride, more you learn.
Fuck. I agree with you. The internet is over.


I still see value in reading though. Mindset, etc


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ok. you read...I'll ride.....
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ok. you read...I'll ride.....
I ride too guy. There's no harm in reading


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