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Old 03-31-2010, 01:06 AM   #60
Joined: Jan 2010
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Originally Posted by DevilNinjaDog

I didn't realize the back end of the bike slowed down at a different rate than the front...
I guess he's referring that when you're braking your front without the back...obviously the rear tire will still be turning a bit stronger/faster than the front tire, thus, the skid. It usually happens when you're on a lean. Not much if you are riding VERY perpendicular to the road. Just look at the guys doing doughnuts with bikes. Hard front brake and a liitle lean...and it goes around

I use both brakes all the time regardless of speed. I may look like a twat(by braking both when slowing from 10kph to zero)to others...but it's the habit that counts.

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