greenbike58 Posted December 11, 2003 Report Share Posted December 11, 2003 I'm a novice, finished Level 1 last Sept and awaiting Level 2 in the Spring with Keith. I ride a '99 GSXR600 fully set up for racing and will be hopefully doing some novice racing with NESBA in my area this Summer. Problem: I have been having a difficult time getting my knee down far enough to actually touch the ground on a corner. Seems like I'm going fast enough but it just doesn't seem to reach. I have seen the technique of Keith doing it on the Twist of the Wrist video, and I see others do it routinely but it's not working for me. I'm getting set up with my butt cheek half and half before the corner, getting the leg out there as much as possible when I lean (I'm a little bit tight jointed and it doesn't just flop out there loosely) and I cannot seem to get over enough to touch. I went down to a track day near me first part of November and had one of the instructors look at me. His opinion was that I wasn't going fast enough in corners and when my speed increases, the knee pad will touch. Any suggestions? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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