How to Break Your Lean Barrier on Track: The Mental Blocks, and Steps to Take

In all the time I’ve been dealing with riders working their way up the track riding ranks I’d say that resistance to leaning the bike has got to be the most common roadblock I see. This typically comes from riders who are working to perform correct technique, but they reach a point where leaning the […]

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When Do We Reach Maximum Lean Angle in a Corner?

It’s a question I’ve received a number of times in the past – “when should I reach my maximum lean angle and get my knee down?” Often the question comes about because the rider feels that they’re getting to their maximum lean angle too late, and they wonder if they’re taking the right approach. In […]

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Steering Too Early: Why it’s Bad, and How to Prevent it

Steering into corners too early is a common trait that can be observed through a large portion of track riders. From budding track day goers to seasoned club racers. It’s a trait that comes from a less than ideal corner entry approach, with a few skills potentially contributing to the reasons why they do it. […]

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Motorcycle Body Position: 5 Steps to a Solid Body Position Setup

Body position is probably the most desirable skill in track riding. The majority of riders want to look good on the bike, after all. However, without the proper setup that can be hard to achieve and you won’t necessarily be giving the bike what it wants. In this video we go over the 5 steps […]

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Quickshifter vs Clutchless Upshift: Is a Quickshifter Worth it?

A motorcycle quickshifter is designed to make upshifting quicker and simpler. However, compared to a clutchless upshift there isn’t an awful lot of perceptible difference. In this video we talk about these two options and which one is ‘best’.

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How to Improve Corner Entry Speed with Good Visual Skill

There are a few components that go into creating confidence at corner entry. One huge competent is your visual skill. I’ve spoken before about the benefits of good visual skill in a broader sense, but in this article I wanted to speak specifically on how correct and well executed visual skill can help build confidence […]

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Quick Steering vs Trail Braking: Which Approach Should You Take?

If you’ve spent any time learning about track riding technique, then you likely would have heard of one or both of these two corner entry approaches. Depending on where you heard it, you may also have formed the opinion that one of these techniques should be the “main” way you enter a corner, and that […]

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Body Position: How Important is Fitness?

You don’t have to look that far within track riding circles to find advice and guides on body position. In my experience it’s easily the most sought-after material and it’s the area a lot of riders like to focus on. However, in all of that material there’s often a piece of the puzzle that’s not […]

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Beginner Track Rider Mistakes: 4 Areas for Good Early Progress

Where should newer riders of the track focus to unlock speed? This is an internal question many riders will face as they consider how they’re going to go faster and reach higher levels out there. In this article I want to talk about some of the biggest mistakes newer riders make, and what you can […]

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Go Slower to Go Faster: Why “Riding Hard” is Counterproductive

A goal of a substantial portion of the riders in any track day paddock is to ride faster than they did previously. Like any sport, in order to get better those same riders need to become more competent with the skills and tools they have at their disposal over time, which will naturally yield the […]

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