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Old 05-29-2007, 12:32 AM   #86
John in Leeds
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Originally Posted by Cupid Stunt

"give it the beans" is OK but misinterpreted means you can't continuously accelerate as at some point you have to slow
Rather the better advice is to keep a constant speed by applying continuos throttle, much like you do through a bend on the tarmac, just enough to maintain a slightly light front end but not increasing speed
it seems to me the faster you are able to go the more the rear can be loaded, that is where the advantage comes. My more timid technique is as you say just keeping a reasonable speed. You then have a balance between the stabiity on the road and the ability to slow down in time for any obstructions that appear.

You also say the heavier bikes are a problem in the soft stuff - so that looks like it will be next port of call, let's hope it performs well there too

Thanks for your advice.

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