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  1. Trail Braking?

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    I was taught, "If you brake in a corner, you will immediately fall down and die! Never. Ever. Brake in a corner!" Of course, I knew this was wrong but tried to ride that way because I figured that was the SAVE choice, the SMART choice, HOWEVER ... ... lately, I've been trail braking on...
  2. Can You Ride a Cruise Quickly?

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    Can You Ride a Cruiser Quickly? Twice now, I've been on rides with cruiser-based baggers with me going the speed limit or below and the cruiser is STILL dragging floorboards and hanging back. No offense, but they were riding SO slowly that I was literally scared for them. I know the Wing has...
  3. Deals Gap at 90 mph?

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    Check out this video of an SV1000 rider enjoying Deals Gap/Route 129. He takes many corners at 45-60, and I saw the speedo hit 90+ at one point. Too fast for me. Watch for the oops near the end.
  4. Vision--Where Do You Look When Cornering?

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    When riding in the twisties, where do you look? Why? What do you need to see to feel safe and confident?
  5. Body Position Explained--Finally!

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    I've Ben struggling with my body position, but now that I found this video, I've got it all sorted out.
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