Mid-Life Rider

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Entries Tagged as 'Track and Teaching'

Learn how to sit on your bike: Meet Master Yoda

February 17th, 2008 · No Comments

Few, if any of us, were taught how to sit on a motorcycle. Or much of anything for that matter. As a result, we just go with what our bodies learned (squatting if we grew up in Asia, "sitting up straight" if we grew up here in the big PX) or what the motorcycle designers […]

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Pay attention: Good words from Keith Code on controlling your bike

February 12th, 2008 · No Comments

I have yet to go to Keith Code’s famous California Superbike School but I have read his books. A Twist of the Wrist 2: The Basics of High-Performance Motorcycle Riding is a classic and should be read by anyone serious about staying alive on his or her bike. Here’s a clip from his […]

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Get your bike on the track

September 30th, 2007 · No Comments

I got out to the track three times in the summer of 2007 to Pacific Raceways near Seattle. Twice with the 2-Fast School, once with the folks at Puget Sound Safety. I’d been to the track before on my FJR . . . what a huge difference on the SV.
A couple of bits . . […]

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