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  1. Parking Lot Practice Speed?

    General MC Message Board
    So, I setup some cones in the high school parking lot at a measured 24 feet and tried to do some circles at the "recommended" speed of 8-10 mph. No freaking way, brudda! I could easily make the turns at 3-5 mph, but even then, I was sometimes bumping the steering stops. So, yeah, in theory I can...
  2. U-Turns Tricky Technique

    General MC Message Board
    Watch what this guy does. You can see it better as he approaches the camera. He comes in fast enough so he can get the bike leaned over a bit, THEN he makes his turn. The bike is PRE-LEANED making it easier to crank those bars over and zip around. Clever.
  3. So, What is the Hot Setup?

    Darkside Riders
    Almost ready for a new set of sneakers. I ran two sets of Bridgestones and got 7,500 miles out of them. Grips was fine but had nasty wobble and pulling right with both sets. Now on E3s. Will get 10,000 miles. But slippery in the rain. Thinking about trying a set of Metzler 880s or 888s, but...
  4. They said, "You can't do THAT on a Gold Wing!"

    General MC Message Board
    Check out these riders at a MotoMark1 class in beautiful North Carolina.
  5. Learning Slow Speed Control--Looks Fun

    General MC Message Board
    Here is an exercise you can try in a parking lot near you. There is a secret here. See if you can figure out what it is.
  6. How Do You Get to This Level?

    General MC Message Board
    I don't know if it's a level of lean, comfort, skill or fun, but it sure looks like a hoot. So, how do you go about reaching this level? Specific suggestions welcome.
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