View Single Post
Old 11-30-2012, 04:13 PM   #392
Red Sox Nation
Pantah's Avatar
Joined: Oct 2004
Location: India Wharf
Oddometer: 10,231
Originally Posted by mdubya View Post
I can all but guaranty that pro level racers are over the limits of traction into and out of every corner, chopping the throttle to slide the front into the corner and lighting up the rear to a degree on the exit of every corner.

By pro level, I mean riders that get paid to race. Not club racers at the local track. Though, plenty of them are very fast and slide both ends consistently.

Any one here ever purposely close the throttle to induce a front end slide to scrub off speed?
I agree with most of what you say, but I don't think 'pro' level racers slide the front wheel on purpose for some technical execution of an apex. On the other hand, it's no big deal to spin the back a little to finish a turn. Totally routine in the dirt.
Straight ahead and faster -Bo Weaver 1970
"There I was..." -Griffin Niner Three Hotel
"One day closer to a parade..." Jonny Gomes, spring training 2013
Pantah is offline   Reply With Quote