Riding - Getting To Grips With Corners...

Fast Bikes India|February 2018

Riding - Getting To Grips With Corners...

To help you get the most out of your cornering and feel more confident in the process, there’s no better or safer classroom than a track

Keith Code

 If you are like me, every bend in the road is reason enough for a joyful celebration. Cornering on a motorcycle has yet to be acknowledged as an art form, but those of us who are enamoured with it unashamedly know where our hearts lie: increasing, decreasing, and constant-radius turns. Throw in a camber change or two then add some elevation, a few esses, just enough straight bits between them, and you have the makings of pure, unadulterated ecstasy of motion.

Those who know realise I’ve just described any one of dozens of road-course racing facilities that are commonly available to riders across America through a wide variety of track day providers and riding schools. Back in the 70s there was no such thing as a trackday, and that became a problem for me when I began putting together the original curriculum for the Superbike School.

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