avih Posted August 12, 2008 Report Share Posted August 12, 2008 Hi, I'm constantly working on my BP and I'd appreciate your help and feedback. My issue is the knee. It just doesn't touch the asphalt. I'm not TRYING to touch it (I imagine it wouldn't be hard if I aim for it), but I also thought that with my current cornering speed and BP it should have touched the track by now (riders which I follow which seem to have similar cornering speed seems to firmly scrape the asphalt). I don't want to sacrifice(?) a comfortable/good(?) BP just for the sake of putting my knee down, but I'm interested in your opinion as for why it doesn't touch the track (see pics below). I'm 1.85, I feel comfortable with my current BP, I think left and right turns are mostly symmetric, my elbow is usually resting on the tank, my upper body is to the inside (see pics, the suit's zipper is on the inner side of the tank I think), my butt is 1/3 - 1/2 out and on the back of the seat, outer knee resting comfortably on the tank and I feel pretty 'glued' to the bike, and my knee seems miles from the track. Again, I'm not trying to force my knee down. I'm just trying to understand the current situation. - Is the cornering speed too low/bike is not leaning far enough? - Is my butt not out enough? not low enough? too far back? - Are my legs not spread enough? - Is my upper body position OK? Any other comments regarding the knee or other issues are most welcome. Thanks in advance CBR1000RR yesterday at Serres Racing Circuit, Greece: Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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