~fierygix~ Posted July 29, 2007 Report Share Posted July 29, 2007 I made an astounding discovery today while riding to the nearby macdonalds I came up with a theory that steering with the clip-ons is basically "balancing the bar pressure on both side" sorta like a "rudder" control Basically when riding straight, you maintain the same comfortable amount of bar pressure on both sides and when coming to a turn, you maintain bar pressure on the outer arm and fine-tune steering input with the inner arm. I discovered that subconsciously, my left (non-master) arm is not maintaining and upsetting the balance of bar pressure I tried it out on right hand (my weaker) turns and trained my left arm to maintain bar pressure. Amazingly...it made a hell lot of difference in steering/leaning confidence for my right turns.. I believe the key to the weaker side is to train the outer arm to subconsciously maintain proper bar pressure. If you are having trouble with a weaker side, maybe this will set you in the right directions. Phew, took me a while to pen this down... P.S Sitting back in the seat and keeping your forearm level with the ground helps Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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