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Old 01-02-2013, 03:29 AM   #51
Tepi
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but it has sport bike geometry, my old sport bike was similair
In general "sport bike geometry" is made to be very fast in turning, much faster than dualsports. they have less rake, because thats what you'd want in a sport bike. ZX6R has a 24 degree rake vs. KLR 650 which has a 28 degree rake. Thats why those long front end choppers are very stable on the highway.

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Maybe throwing a whole bunch of body steer into it will allow me to avoid countersteering
Well yes and no, body steer by itself wont do much, but bodysteering will change the center of gravity, which will tilt you and the bike and cause the bike to countersteer by its own since your seating position changes. Therefor you are actually countersteering with your body. Bodysteering alone doesnt do much in steering.

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