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Downhill Decreasing Radius


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I currently live in Monterey California and there are some wonderful roads to ride out here. However I have noticed due to the fact that a lot of the roads out here are twisting through the mountains, I have discovered a weakness in my riding; the downhill decreasing radius turn. Any suggestions on the best methods of taking them?

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FAST AS HELL!!!!! :P

 

I'd personally treat it as any other corner out there, slightly roll onto the gas before you get to the apex and maybe drive out slightly slower (possible negative camber, depending on the bends you have). Also, you wouldn't need to place so much weight over the front, so you could comfortably afford a higher riding position and better visibility.

 

You could also try a different line to the corner to give you something different to compare with your previous attempts. Try going in wide and cutting across the corner, as if you were going for max drive out of the bend. See how it compares, whether it's better or not than your previos line, you'll know which way to go towards improvement.

 

PS: I can't say I've really ridden many downhill corners, but the above is what I remember doing on the few I have ridden.

 

Hope it helps.

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