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Old 09-12-2006, 02:04 PM   #21
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^sorry, dont have enough experience to answer that. till now all i have seen is that it all JUST HAPPENS INSTINCTIVELY. like at my TWS (Texas World Speedway) lowside, by the time i realized i was lowsiding and not just bent way over, the bike was already out from under me:icon_bigg
but this weekend i was at Oak Hill racing a mini (RS50), in the second last left hander, my front washed out, my knee touched the groun for a bit and i came right back up( It just happened. I did not consciously do anythig to make it happen). Then again, in the first left hander at the back, BOTH front and rear washed out, knee was already on the ground, it took a lil pressure and came right back up again!!
however i have never been able to save on the R6. so maybe i m getting btter enough to save on the slow mini but not on the fast R6 yet.

My take is that greater the speed, greater the force with which u come bacck up after touchin below, and hence more is the reverse force that is trying to throw u away.
Bottomline deduction is that if its low enough speed (how low is low?), its a good gamble to try saving it and bring it back up, but if its too much speed, then just let it lowside, bcos ur chances of saving it r much low and highsiding r much high!!!

ALL said, I am stilla rookie to say smthing authoritative.
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Old 09-12-2006, 04:13 PM   #22
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Well thanks for trying. Makes sense from an economical and pain angle too.
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Old 09-12-2006, 04:17 PM   #23
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So are you saying if you are in a lowside slide you should just not the bike go and not try to save it? I am scared to death of highsiding.
me too.
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been there done that...TWICE. rookies.
that ain't something I'd be proud to comment on jk
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been there done that...TWICE. rookies.
u mean u saved a lowside or did u make a highside out of it while trying to save:icon_bigg
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Old 09-13-2006, 10:42 AM   #28
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You know what being rookie when comes to crashing is something I pretty proud of and hope and pray to be a rookie ALL my life.
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You know what being rookie when comes to crashing is something I pretty proud of and hope and pray to be a rookie ALL my life.
uh oh. shouldnt have said. track gods frown upon accomplishments.
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uh oh. shouldnt have said. track gods frown upon accomplishments.
Ok, I take it back. I did crash my chopper once.
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Ok, I take it back. I did crash my chopper once.
:laughing6 I've crashed too
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Ok, I take it back. I did crash my chopper once.
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