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Old 06-14-2013, 07:47 AM   #679
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Originally Posted by clittlejohn View Post
well some people like to understand how things work. without knowing how things work we probably wouldn't know the correct techniques that allow people to operate the thing without knowing how it works.

Well as an Engineer, I do agree, but the single most important thing for getting a motorcycle around a turn in a safe manner is not analysis of the inputs, but VISION. As I said the Brain will figure it out as long as it receives the correct goal. We all have had, or seen target fixation, and it is a leading cause of crashes, IMHO. And in target fixation what happens?? You go WHERE you were LOOKING, so proper analysis says if I look where I want to go, I will get there.

Vision is where it is at when it comes time to navigate around a corner.
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