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Old 05-07-2012, 04:57 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Snapper View Post
I love watching this stuff it's very cool and takes an amazing amount of bike control and skill to do well.

One thing that worries me is if it becomes too "second nature" - the skills used here are reasonably opposite of what you need at only slightly higher speeds on the road. Below about 15mph, you steer into a turn rather than countersteer, and you also counterweight (push the bike down) rather than hang-off on the inside.
Even below 15 mph, you're still using countersteering to initiate turns.
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