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Old 01-30-2013, 03:44 AM   #293
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Originally Posted by 390beretta View Post
I honestly can't believe this thread has lived this long.....or that there's been so much "discussion" of this simple damn principle. Anyone who's ridden a bicycle as a kid, or a motorcycle as an adult, should "get it". I will admit that when I started riding motorcycles as a teenager, my "intuitive" sense was "pull the handlebar toward me to turn the opposite direction", and I still do that, although I push and pull, since the whole concept of "countersteering" has come to vogue. But hey, the concept is about as complicated as "the harder you hit a tennis ball, the farther it'll go". Where the hell is all the confusion?
The length of this thread (and similar threads) may be a commentary on just how under developed the skills of the average rider might be...

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