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Old 01-27-2009, 06:54 PM   #1
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Riding Position

i thought it would be interesting to see everyones idea of an ideal riding position. by riding position i wanna hear everyones take from where ur kness touch the tank to position on the seat closer to the front or rear, where ur foot is positioned on the rear sets...i just wanna know what everyone thinks is the best position for them, height, weight and bike would also help me and probably others out.
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Old 01-27-2009, 06:57 PM   #2
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of feet on foot rest.
closer to tank than back seat.
knees touching tank (unless the nuts stick lolol)
back slightly bent (slightly)
arms bent
head pointed to where im going
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Old 01-27-2009, 07:00 PM   #3
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of feet on pegs,
I sit back on the bike,
knees in, arms bent.
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Old 01-27-2009, 07:05 PM   #4
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Her back against the wall, open legs and arms grabbing me tightly...oooh, you mean motorcyles.

Yeah, to the seat bent arms.
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Old 01-27-2009, 07:12 PM   #5
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disclaimer: this is for riding in straight line only, cornering is a whole nother beast
of feet on pegs (maybe even toes gripping pegs)
crotch up against tank protector
thighs touch tank, but knees don't quite touch
lean forward a little bit, but don't put any weight on hands, your torso should be supported by stomach and back muscles
head up, chin a little higher than wind screen
and LOOK ahead
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Old 01-27-2009, 07:15 PM   #6
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Depends if I'm going straight or turning, going straight close to the back of the seat, knees in, head down, arms bent pads of feet on pegs, turning I sit close to the tank, more upright than crouch, knees slightly out, ball of foot on outside peg pad of foot on inside peg.
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Old 01-27-2009, 07:20 PM   #7
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disclaimer: this is for riding in straight line only, cornering is a whole nother beast
of feet on pegs (maybe even toes gripping pegs)
crotch up against tank protector
thighs touch tank, but knees don't quite touch
lean forward a little bit, but don't put any weight on hands, your torso should be supported by stomach and back muscles
head up, chin a little higher than wind screen
and LOOK ahead
thanks for adding that THIS IS FOR STRAIGHT LINE RIDING...cornering is completely different

im kinda tall so when ride my crotch is up against the tank is this the wrong position? man that sounds kinda gay but just wanted to get my point accross lol
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Old 01-27-2009, 07:48 PM   #8
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if your just cruising, what ever is most comfortable for you, just try to keep as much weight as possible off of your arms. Use your core to support your upper body.
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Old 01-27-2009, 08:16 PM   #9
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When cruising, I'm to tank. It's just the most comfortable position for me. I've had lumbar fusion, and that keeps my back in line.
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Old 01-28-2009, 04:47 AM   #10
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When cruising, I'm to tank. It's just the most comfortable position for me. I've had lumbar fusion, and that keeps my back in line.
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Here is a great tutorial on riding position. Step by step instructions.

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There are those who ride and those who post. We now know, unequivocally, which classification he falls in....
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