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Old 01-26-2014, 12:56 AM   #34
ErikDK
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Originally Posted by andykeck View Post
I would also suspect that this rider had a problem with his outside arm fighting what his inside arm is doing. I don't know if it's a psychological thing or simply natural muscle tension, but my riding got so much better when I started to concentrate on keeping my outside arm 'loose' while turning. It was like getting an all-new, much sportier bike when I learned that trick.
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Originally Posted by Kommando View Post
'You want to improve even more, trying PULLING with your outside arm while pushing with your inside arm.
I find that pulling with my outside arm works best for me, but that was also the way I was taught to do it.
It's like wrenching - you don't push the wrench if there's room to pull the wrench.
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