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  1. And You Thought Your Wing Was Fast!

    General MC Message Board
    We all (some of us) like to imagine we know something about riding a twisty road. Well, here is a Ducati 1199 Panigale that might be a little quicker than your Wing. I particularly like this video because we can see the rider's speed (rarely up to 75 in the straights and down into the 30s on the...
  2. Something Along Those LINES: Lane Positions and Cornering Lines

    General MC Message Board
    There is an interesting discussion about different lines for riding twisty roads, like The Dragon, here. While lots of riders had good feedback, a few had questions about different kinds of lines and how to approach a curvy road. Here is a little summary of some ways you could approach a real...
  3. South Mountain State Park and Old 18

    North Carolina (NC)
    For memorial day, my wife and I road to South Mountain State Park, near Morganton but actually in Connelly Springs. We entered the place name in our factory GPS and hit "Shortest Route." We ended up on Old NC18 and what a fun ride! I though I was on the Dragon--except there were NO semis--just a...
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