acebobby Posted August 14, 2008 Report Share Posted August 14, 2008 racer, yes, I've read the Twist Of The Wrist books (1 & 2). The CBR is 2K4 I think (previously a Ten Kate SBK bike) and the tank is quite wide, at least wider than other bikes I've ridden. It's not my bike and the feedback I was hoping for was more general (which I got plenty of thus far, thank you). Regarding weighting the pegs, I didn't intend to start an off topic discussion and I mostly agree with you. I don't try to put specific weight on either peg, but I did notice that I put more weight on the inner peg while inside a turn and that putting weight on the inner peg during steering action makes the steering faster. I can also try the calf raise (mistakenly referred to by me as "California raise") which I don't currently practice. I had the impression it is used for locking the leg onto the tank, and since I feel pretty planted and comfortable as is, and I saw that many (most?) pro riders use similar foot position to mine, I didn't feel a need to try it. It would indeed require stompgrip or a similar product as my tank also doesn't have a sticking tank edge. hubbard_28, I'm at the back of the seat, as far as I can tell, but I can check it out again next time. In this regard, the CBR's seat is shorter than my bike's (GSXR1000 2K4), so the freedom to move backwards is somewhat limited. So if I try to summarize the tips so far, here they are: - Move further back on the seat, if possible - Hang off more - Lower upper body and head, towards the mirror - Try the calf raise to see if it makes a difference - Go faster, lower Right? Thanks again for the help so far, your feedback is valuable for me. Don't stop with the tips if you have more Hi I am also tall (6ft 1) and find it can be a bit awkward getting a good bp, I dont get my knee down but have pics where I am really close, this is not really a goal I focus on! Something I practice to get my head and body lower on the bike is aim to rest my nipple on the fuel filler cap, if that makes sense, left nipple turning right, right nipple turning left and aim to be looking out side of the screen, not over the top of it! If you want to increase flexibility try www.netfit.co.uk for a massive list of streching exercises you can try! B Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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