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Old 05-08-2012, 10:34 AM   #21
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Understand what can cause a crash and take evasive action. To avoid a highside, pick the bike up as early as possible out of a corner and feed the power progressively as you do so. Avoid locking the front by not trailing the brakes into corners, and trail the throttle mid-corner to avoid front-end wash-outs. In Kenny Roberts Snr's words: "You only ever lose the front when you're off the throttle."

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Old 05-08-2012, 12:27 PM   #22
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I just ride it out. Dont know what I was doing to make it not happen but seems I always just ride it out and think how sick it was that i did not crash. Unless i accualy crash.
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Understand what can cause a crash and take evasive action. To avoid a highside, pick the bike up as early as possible out of a corner and feed the power progressively as you do so. Avoid locking the front by not trailing the brakes into corners, and trail the throttle mid-corner to avoid front-end wash-outs. In Kenny Roberts Snr's words: "You only ever lose the front when you're off the throttle."

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soo turns out my instinct of ... ride it out seems to be the correct mentality.. neat.
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I just ride it out. Dont know what I was doing to make it not happen but seems I always just ride it out and think how sick it was that i did not crash. Unless i accualy crash.
You seem to crash a lot.
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Seem... is about right because I am sure I crash less than you.
Almost dose not count.
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Seem... is about right because I am sure I crash less than you.
Almost dose not count.
I never crash. Twice in 3 years. Not fast enough. Didn't you bang out three in one day?
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Old 05-08-2012, 01:18 PM   #27
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Seems like blind luck.
Once the front has actually lost traction, saving it is as much luck as skill.

Of course I don't have any skill so luck is all that's left. lol
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what to do, PREY!
ORLY? On what? Do tell!
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I think he meant "Pray".
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I think he meant "Pray".
right, non-christian so i don't write that word much.....
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right, non-christian so i don't write that word much.....
I think other religions pray... of course I don't know since I am unaffiliated with all but Church of Trey.. and the tenets in that particular church are a bit lax to say the least...
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Im guessing these are street tires ?
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reduce lean angle.

You should always have yourself in a position so that you can quickly reduce lean angle if you need to. If you're quick enough... you can save it. React too slow, no dice.

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I quickly pick it up as fast as I can while closing the throttle. Seems to work every time for me. I managed to get it in action when I ran over some oil which is probably worse. These roads are so oily its happened several times. IDK about what to do at the track though, I'm guessing the same.

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Losing the front sucks...sometimes there's not a whole lot you can do.
Race tires probably would have helped me in this situation. I was running BT002-Ride Smart

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not much you can do when losing the front... believe me, i've lost the front and ate a good 20 times already... i might've saved myself from tucking the front a whole lot more than i've crashed, but honestly it's plain ole luck imo.

but the best thing you can do when the front is starting to tuck, get off the brakes and try to get some weight off that front tire. a lot of times you'll be sliding across the ground before you can even think of saving it.
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I have never saved the front on the big bike but have dont it on the mini in TMGP and in the dirt. Like I said, just ride it out and on the mini it has been saved by having a knee on the ground.
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