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Old 03-30-2010, 11:35 AM   #1
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Draggin Boot

Well i hit up crabb river yesterday. Going about 80-85 half throttle in the long sweep and I felt my freaking right boot hit the pavement while i was in a lean. scared the outta me. This ever happen to anyone else?
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yeah it happens to me everynow and then and scared me a lil when it first happened, just keep your feet tucked in and your front part(ball) of your foot on the pegs,, once you get used to it you'll drag pegs and feet and it won't even phase u
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seriously. I go faster on those turns and have never had that happen to me. That would freak me the out.
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Old 03-30-2010, 11:41 AM   #4
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Old 03-30-2010, 11:43 AM   #5
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only thing i can think of is that your foot might be out, off the peg a bit far.
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Old 03-30-2010, 11:52 AM   #8
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yeah it happens to me everynow and then and scared me a lil when it first happened, just keep your feet tucked in and your front part(ball) of your foot on the pegs,, once you get used to it you'll drag pegs and feet and it won't even phase u
Draggin Peg sounds pretty crazy, seems like a high possibility of highside or flipping if the peg gets caught / wedged
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1) ride on the of your feet

2) learn to ride without using cross steering and with your legs and body weight.


Those will fix your problems.

This is 75mph on T10 at TWS (Texas World Speedway); corners dont get too tighter then that on the street.
I have other pics; I just like that one cuz I was bored



use your weight to pull the bike over, put your weight on the inside peg.
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that boot is almost touching the ground!
thanks i will try that technique
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yes, but I think I had my foot pointed out cause normally the peg scrappes first

what wrong with scrapping the peg?
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yes, but I think I had my foot pointed out cause normally the peg scrappes first

what wrong with scrapping the peg?
The peg is designed to move back with that spring, but imagine if that happens to fall in a bump, it will lift the bike and wash you out.
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The peg is designed to move back with that spring, but imagine if that happens to fall in a bump, it will lift the bike and wash you out.
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The peg is designed to move back with that spring, but imagine if that happens to fall in a bump, it will lift the bike and wash you out.
i've scraped foot pegs on the street...and i've seen vandalls on his 250 scrape a peg and break it off at the clovers 4 years ago, just sayin...
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This is 75mph on T10 at TWS (Texas World Speedway); corners dont get too tighter then that on the street.
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To the OP. If you are dragging your foot before your knee it means you Foot Position sucks. Everyone above explained it well though. Ride on the of your feet.
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That's not that fast. I couldnt get any faster on the busa; it scraped the cover on the right side anything over 65 on that corner.

To the OP: the more you get off the bike the less the bike will have to lean to take the same corner.

The katanas have a really low peg(well below the track arm mount) so it will likely hit first. Take off your peg feeler and ride w some peeps that can help you on faster riding. Keep your weight off the front tires and stop cross steering at those speeds. Thats dangerous.
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That's not that fast. I couldnt get any faster on the busa; it scraped the cover on the right side anything over 65 on that corner.

To the OP: the more you get off the bike the less the bike will have to lean to take the same corner.

The katanas have a really low peg(well below the track arm mount) so it will likely hit first. Take off your peg feeler and ride w some peeps that can help you on faster riding. Keep your weight off the front tires and stop cross steering at those speeds. Thats dangerous.
can you define cross steering please and why what i am doing is dangerous?

and if i take off my peg where will i rest my foot?

Edit: is it "pressing" the handle bars?

as in, look turn press roll
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