How to really ride a bike.

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by Mr Fast, Sep 30, 2013.

  1. orangebear

    orangebear Long timer

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    the front brake is the hi speed brake and the rear is the low speed one.

    most days i use the front brake all the time and never use the rear brake.
    i only use both brakes if i am riding 2 up.

    counter-steering a bike left you just push the left bar down towards the ground . to go right push the right bar towards the grounds so the bike pivots .

    rubber has more grip then chrome so why lay it down ie to crash your own bike:huh
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  2. k-moe

    k-moe Long timer

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    If you switch from racing on an oval to racing on a road course, be sure to change your blinker fluid to equal viscosities on both sides in order keep the bike from wanting to lean left all of the time.
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    scootrboi Long timer

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    Sun Ray Polyglottic Moran

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  5. omeoxlv

    omeoxlv Been here awhile

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    Christ!, I thought it was just the Yanks but, no, Its the Scots too:cry
    When you push the bar "towards the ground" or "down" you are at the same time also pushing them forward (simply because you are "behind" the bars).
    If in any doubt then when riding along actually try to push the bars directly sideway "toward the ground" The bike will do------------nothing.
    I swore I would never get involved in this stupid discussion about countersteering because it so basic and obvious and very demonstable by anyone at anytime its hard to believe the stupid thread continues!!!
    Going to bed:1drink
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