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Old 05-03-2010, 06:14 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by GAU-8 View Post
you dont have to lean to enjoy a bike.

give it time, and practice, practice, practice... dont learn the "tricks" learn the TRADE... one can only go so far to "drag knee" without knowing how to properly turn, and other associations that come with it. (and it ending disatrously) learn the turn. practice, learn the bike, practice, learn your equipment, practice....

slow is smooth, smooth is FAST.

DONT let others skills get into your learning curve, or above your head. everybody is different, everybody has thier own style within the "laws" of takes time to master yourself.

take your time, and listen to commons sense.

I know thats like the "textbook"/ "wisom" answer, but I dont think thats 100% right. On a trackday smooth is king, but in a racing environment im thinking all bets are off.
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Old 05-03-2010, 06:55 PM   #22
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Nah, when you're at the edge of the traction circle you have to be smooth in all areas or you could over drive the tires.
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