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Re: Hairpin Bends Pratice routes
« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2013, 11:06:18 pm »
thanks to all for your suggestions, espescially coneye and his car park idea ...........does any one know any good gravel free clear car parks !!! ;-)
Looks like I might meet Tropy59 in the same car park  thanks again
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Re: Hairpin Bends Pratice routes
« Reply #9 on: May 23, 2013, 05:55:37 am »
I totally agree with dragging the rear brake and using the clutch at slow speed. I also find it helpful to delay the apex on hairpin turns. In other words, stay to the far outside of the turn longer staying away from the centerline until the bike is going more in a strait line. So turn from the outside and turn later making the turn less sharp. Not sure I gave it a good description.
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Re: Hairpin Bends Pratice routes
« Reply #10 on: May 23, 2013, 10:45:40 pm »
I am just back from Scotland and found a couple of turns so tight that I had to breach the white line. Had I turned any tighter we would have been off. This was the exception to the rule though..
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