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Fast, sweeping non-technical bends?
#1
But those leafy ones at Blean that are covered in a fine layer of slippery clay.........

Do you lean the bike but keep your weight over it (so the bike leans more) or hang more off the bike to keep it more upright (sportsbike style)?

Cheers,

Chris Smile
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#2
Lean the bike so the tyres dig in and you keep your weight vertically over them. But in practise I end up leaning myself more which is wrong and end up with less grip, something im working on improving  Sad
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#3
Good stuff  ;D

Thats the way I do it naturally and spent ages "unlearning" it when on motorbikes so that's one less thing to master!

cheers,

Chris Smile
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#4
With motorbikes on tarmac you have the speed and G force applying pressure onto the tyre but then look at motorcross riders and they are far more upright whilst still leaning the bike on the corners because they dont have the speed so rely on their weight pushing down onto the tyres to get the grip. Riding a road bike you can lean yourself more for the same reasons as above.
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#5
Fabulous, thanks for the replies  ;D
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