Dec 6, 2006

Pro tips for motorcyclists

From Motorcyclist magazine via Sameer Kumar's blog comes this absolutely brilliant post. Read it here. And below is an excerpt:
What do you do when the rear end starts coming around on the throttle? According to three-time AMA Superbike Champion Doug Chandler, the answer is: nothing. And he should know. With wins in all four disciplines of AMA Grand National dirt-track competition and Supermoto, he obviously knows how to slide a motor-cycle. According to him, when the rear tire starts sliding, the last thing you want to do is chop the throttle; instead, simply stop adding throttle until the tire hooks back up. A one-time Keith Code protégé (he wrote the liner notes for A Twist of the Wrist 2), Chandler recently started a riding school ( and one of his first graduates was his son, Jett.
Full article at Motorcyclist Online

1 comment:

vibhu said...

What you say is fine, but not applicable when trying to dodge that moron on the road who jumps in front of you. You have to try everything to avoid hitting him, as the fault will always be the motorists and not the peds, even though he has not evolved through the ages.