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Old 02-09-2014, 07:40 PM   #1411
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Originally Posted by sailorninja View Post
As a noob to riding, I have a curious question. Is it normal that I am slightly unsettled by turning sharply? I've only been riding in the yard on my ninja. But it feels as though it is going to slide out from under me. Im still practicing just curious if the feeling will go away? :

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Riding in the yard (as in on grass?) it may very well slide out from under you. Get out of the yard and to a nice paved lot and practice there.

When tires are cold they have less grip.
Painted lines have less grip.
Metal manhole/sewer covers have less grip.

Outside of that. It will be a LONG time before you lean that bike more than traction allows.

Also remember to lean your body into the turn. (don't just lean the bike)
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