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Old 01-27-2011, 04:02 PM   #21
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one thing that I have learned over the past year is that dirt bikes teach you sliding maneuvers WAY better than any street bike for one reason....you can dump a dirt bike and not give a . I love locking the rear and sliding into a turn...almost more fun than dragging a knee through the horseshoe at TWS (Texas World Speedway)...keyword, Almost.
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Old 01-27-2011, 08:56 PM   #22
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Old 01-28-2011, 12:03 AM   #23
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indeed, refund is on the way, currently looking for a class that fits with my schedule.
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Old 01-28-2011, 12:37 AM   #24
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A few weeks ago I had to brake hard because a car stopped suddenly because of traffic. My rear tire is getting pretty bald and I stepped too hard on the rear brake so I started sliding forward. I thought I was going to hit the car in front of me. So I aimed in between the cars and slid past the car down the middle.


Then I quickly took off outta there. LOL


I was using both brakes. Just too much rear brake.
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If you're in a turn and can't sit the bike upright only hit the rear brake. Hitting the front brake too hard will most definitely take you off the bike.
Key words there... using the brakes in a turn can be done, and safely..... if you have the feel and practice and are comfortable with it..

None of the controls on a bike should be grabbed or yanked or snapped... learn smooth inputs and you'll be a better, happier rider.
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A few weeks ago I had to brake hard because a car stopped suddenly because of traffic. My rear tire is getting pretty bald and I stepped too hard on the rear brake so I started sliding forward. I thought I was going to hit the car in front of me. So I aimed in between the cars and slid past the car down the middle.


Then I quickly took off outta there. LOL


I was using both brakes. Just too much rear brake.
and prob. not enough ft brake and obviously riding too fast for traffic conditions.
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Awesome is the greatest---never cancel or postpone classes. My instructor was Walturd and he asked us the difference between a quick stop and an emergency stop...attend his class to learn and practice the difference. He taught us to use both brakes simultaneously and practice, practice, practice....so that when you have an emergency confrontation, your reflexes are already attuned to react accordingly. Take Awesome's class---they have great no nonsense instructors who keep the class interesting with jokes, quips and sly comments but are deadly serious when it comes to learning to ride properly.
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