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Old 11-14-2012, 02:42 PM   #20
macaroni
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Joined: Sep 2011
Location: Washington, DC
Oddometer: 758
Still day one

So far so good right?

All of us, to this point, felt pretty good about the progress and improvements we're making. We're taking turns faster with controled slides, learning to use both front and rear brakes, being patient and staying on the throttle...and then. Aaron tells us we're going to do the same thing at the same speed except this time one handed...

This is the look of fear:



Here we go in the circle first:



The point of the exercise is getting used to shifting your body weight to the opposite side of the turn. This more than any other helped me "get it". It was the light bulb that went off in my head. Of course my memory isn't what it used to be...
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