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Old 12-01-2012, 11:11 PM   #413
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Originally Posted by advNZer? View Post
once they begin turning i beleive they are sliding the front all the way to the point where they gas it up...They still have grip whilst sliding.Dont forget they are hard on the brakes and turning at the same time,they brake all the way in to the "gas it up point.If you arent on the brakes ,or on the throttle you are wasting time.There are probably some corners where this is not completely true.
They... We all ride bikes here, i trail the front all the way to the apex on track too.

Mdubya says: " close the throttle to induce front end slide " ... makes no sense.

We are talking about corner entry here, so at what part between braking point and apex you can induce a slide by closing the throttle... when you are allready heavy on the front brake, throttle CLOSED and engine braking.

And what is the reason to slide the front, to slow down, to get wider line... Better technicues for both of those than sliding the front.
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