Mapless Posted June 7, 2006 Report Share Posted June 7, 2006 Hey guys, I've searched all through the board and can't find clarification on this. Here's what I PM'd Mr Code, maybe you guys could help shed some light on this as well (although considering the argument in question, anyone other than the author will likely be dismissed by my 'opponent'). I'm writing to you in order to ask for your assistance in clarifying a point in your book, 'a Twist of the Wrist II', in which you repeatedly state that 'One steering action per turn is perfect'. I'm in a bit of a debate in an internet forum (hard to imagine a debate in one of those eh?) located at: http://forums.somethingawful.com/sh...hreadid=1893638 I take your statements to mean that in a steady-state corner, one could conceivably remove their hands from the bars (assuming you could still roll the throttle on throughout the turn while doing so) and a bike that's properly set up would continue to track throughout the radius of the turn. My 'opposition' is of the opinion that upon taking the hands off the bars, the bike will stand up and run wide, that you MUST maintain a constant pressure on the bars in order to countersteer throughout the turn. He insists that your definition of 'one steering action' INCLUDES that constant pressure during the turn itself. We're also at odds concerning your recommendation to 'get on the throttle as soon as possible' in a turn. I take that to mean that one WOULD accelerate throught the course of a turn, verses merely cracking it open and holding the throttle at a steady rate, waiting to resume actual acceleration upon reaching the exit point. So there it is. At this point I just want the guys on our board to get the right information, whether I'm right or wrong. Thanks, you guys have an awesome community here. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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