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Old 09-10-2009, 10:05 AM   #21
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Dood, fries sound good!!!! You still at BP or are you gone yet?
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Did everybody at least read the thread I posted?
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Old 09-10-2009, 10:29 AM   #24
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here is a pic of 2 completely different styles
Ricky Parker and Dane Westby

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Old 09-10-2009, 10:40 AM   #25
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I love it when people take one EXCEPTION to the rule, and make a case out of it.

BTW, I dont think there are any Mick Doohan's on MH. Just a bunch of street riders doing some track days and a few races, when finances and time permit.
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1. I love when people speak in absolutes- shows their ignorance.

2. There are LOTS of examples of pros and very fast amatuers who have less than textbook riding styles out there- I dare say as many examples as the ones who have styles close to textbook.
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Old 09-10-2009, 10:54 AM   #26
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It's overrated until your COG is not low enough and you find yourself sliding accross the pavement.

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Sup homie!!!!! If your sliding it's better than rolling!!!!!
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I'm going to be flat out honest. I probably shouldn't be in here, because I am NO body position guru. Additionally, I have never put a knee down, if that's any indication, in my 2+ years of trips to the Gap and my 11 or so trackdays at MSRH.

However, I pass people all the time who are, what I would consider, decent or better at good body position and who walk away needing new sliders on either/both knees.

To my own defense, I do hang off the bike as far as I feel comfortable doing so, maybe a little more depending on what corner and where in the corner I am. I'd really like to work on lowering my body a bit on certain sections at MSRH, but I get around just fine anyhow.

Here is me entering the carousel at MSRH:
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As you can see.......I'm no Tony Elias, Ben Spies or Ricky Parker.......

But, I can attest to the theories that have already be mentioned, over and over again, that there is no absolute right or wrong in body position (granted, that you're not scrapping toes or sitting ontop of the bike ) and to do whatever feels natural and worry about the more important things like GOING FAST..........you would do well to quit worrying about it.







Or maybe I should have just said +1 to those who mentioned the same? I'm bored at work..........so deal wiff it.
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Old 09-15-2009, 07:59 AM   #29
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When I switched from Yamaha to Ducati, my body position changed with it. Anyone pull up articles from pros who have switched bikes, do they adapt their styles as well? A good comparision would be Hayden on Repsol vs Ducati.
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I believe it all boils down to what makes you comfortable on the bike/ or gives you the most confidence. I think the more seat time you get on the track, the more your bp will probably evolve. Thats my broke 2 cents
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When I switched from Yamaha to Ducati, my body position changed with it. Anyone pull up articles from pros who have switched bikes, do they adapt their styles as well? A good comparision would be Hayden on Repsol vs Ducati.
You'd ahve to a little. Ducati tanks are MUCH narrower.
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