aslcbr600 Posted September 6, 2012 Report Share Posted September 6, 2012 Just got done reading chapter 19 about pivot steering and pivot points. Currently what I do is put more weight on the inside peg rather then the outside, I was told from a track coach that weighting the inside peg allows the front tire to bite more for traction. I tried this and I have to admit it gave me a lot more confidence in the turn. Now after reading this I also see where Keith is coming from as well, if I am at a steep lean angle I personally don't think putting too much weight on the inside peg would be a good idea. I just imagine that if there was a bump on the track that it would just push the bike from under you because so much is resting on that one side? On the other note, I remember when Crutchlow had his injury and his left leg (outside leg in a right turn) was just almost dangling off the peg. I also see it being hard to use the outside peg as a pivot point in a steep lean angle, how much weight can you really put on the outside peg when you are leaned over that far? Just doesn't seem like at that point you would have much if any leverage at all. Can someone please explain this to me? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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