Case Study: How to Get Unstuck and Past Barriers

Greg was struggling with being ‘stuck in a range’ for a long timeIn the last couple of articles I’ve talked about how we go about finding the areas where we should focus our improvement efforts, as well as how we should approach our riding in order to start seeing progress in that area.Really it came down […]

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Where Should You Focus to Improve Your Riding? Uncovering Weak Areas

Photo by Smudge 9000In the previous article I spoke about how we can put ourselves in the best position to get results when it’s time to focus on rider development.The key to the whole thing was that we need to work with specifics that cause us to focus on the correct things in the correct […]

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How to Make Improvements on Every Single Track Day

Photo by Driver Photographer On any given track day they’ll always be a section of riders that are looking to do more than simply ride around for a day with a smile on their face. A substantial amount of riders are looking to make progress in their riding. This could be getting over the fear […]

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Feedback and Feel on a Motorcycle: What is it and How Do You Get it?

The terms feedback and feel are something you hear a lot in the motorcycle performance riding world. If you watch enough racing you’ll soon realise that being able to feel and react to what the motorcycle is telling you as a rider is an important part of going fast and staying upright. Even so, walk […]

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600cc vs 1000cc: My Experience Moving to a Newer, More Powerful Motorcycle

It’s the question that’s been asked millions of times on motorcycle forums all over the world wide interwebs. Which is better, a 600 or a 1000? At the end of 2015 I made the decision to finally trade in my trusty 2004 Yamaha R6 for something a bit newer, and a bit more powerful – […]

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How to Build Consistency into Your Track Riding

I’ve spoken in the past about what I believe makes a rider a good one outside of what the numbers read on your mate’s stopwatch. One of those things is consistency. Jorge Lorenzo is one of the best examples to look at when talking about the art of consistency in track riding. Regardless of what […]

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So… I Had a Crash

Over the few years I’ve been creating content for this site I’ve spoken numerous times about the dangers involved with our sport and how things can go wrong.I’ve also spoken about how if our approach to rider improvement is a sensible one, we can get many track day miles under our belts without incident and […]

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Key Performance Indicators of Track Riding Progress

When talking about improvement in track riding, most people will cite just one main indicator to keep an eye on. However, there are a couple of others we can also look for, indicators that you should be equally proud of if you’re able to see improvements in them. What I wanted to talk about in […]

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Four Steps to High Level Track Riding: Common Stages of Rider Progress

Though the title of this article reads a bit like a simple Ikea assembly guide, it goes without saying that getting to a high level of track riding is by no means as easy as putting together a piece of flat pack furniture. However, for riders with a methodical approach to learning and improvement, I personally […]

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Motorcycle Helmet Buyers Guide: Factors to Consider for Your Next Helmet Purchase

Deciding on a motorcycle helmet is tough. With a huge array of brands, ranges inside those brands, prices, ratings etc, it’s very difficult to find something that you can confidently say will offer you the protection you need, at a price point that doesn’t have you on the phone crying to your bank manager. In […]

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