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Old 12-21-2012, 11:09 AM   #10
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Figure-8

Here's what you should go practice this weekend!

This is one of the best drills we, or anyone else for that matter, teach. If you can do it without getting tired, you are doing something right!

Figure-8



There's about 100 things going on in just turning. But we break it all down. In fact there are two distinctly different parts to the turn, initiating it and then controlling it. The figure-8 drill forces you to do everything right, and quickly at that!

Things to remember:

-Weight the outside footpeg.
-Shoulders and hips parallel with the handlebar.
-Minimal effort on the handlebar.
-Use the throttle to control speed, not the clutch.
-Speed determines lean angle and proper body position follows suit.

The next video will be on the big bike!
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