Thielert Posted April 14, 2012 Report Share Posted April 14, 2012 I've recently started using this technique and it really solves a problem I call Aero-steering for want of a better term. That is where a buildup of aerodynamic forces on the rider pushes him back I'n a high speed sweeper and eases up the countersteering pressure on the inside bar, I'n effect countersteering the bike out of the turn. I noticed this effect on a couple of my favorite high speed sweepers, I had reached the false conclusion that I was taking the corner as fast as I could go and SR#1 kicks I'n and you ease off the throttle to finish the corner. Pressing down on the outside footpeg creates an action-reaction pair that automatically increases counter steer pressure on the inside bar and the line tightens up, you can't stop it! The net effect is you're back on the gas and taking the corner at a higher speed. What I found cool was that pushing off on that outside peg requires no conscious effort to push forward on the inside bar and tighten up your line, it's almost like steering with your foot. This is probably old news to most but a "eureka" moment for me. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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