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

Beginner track riders can make big progress early on as they begin to learn the correct way of tackling the track. In this video we cover the 4 biggest areas where beginner riders are likely to see good early progress.

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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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Why is Overtaking on Track so Difficult? And How to Get Better

While not a typical barrier to progress in the same sense as general riding technique, overtaking is an area that every track rider faces and one that can often be detrimental to their track time. I’ve previously covered a few general tips on overtaking and some ways you can better do that, but in this […]

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Target Fixation on the Track: How to Prevent an Unnecessary Crash

Target Fixation is a very dangerous trait if you let it completely take control of your actions. In this video we talk about what motorcycle target fixation is on the track, and what you can do to prevent it causing an unnecessary crash.

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Key Reference Markers for Track Riding (and the Order of Importance)

Visual skill is pretty important in motorcycle performance riding. In truth, all things being equal a rider displaying good visual skill will be able to reach a higher level than one displaying poor visual skill every single time. A key part of visual skill is the use of reference markers (or reference points), which lay […]

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Improving Corner Exit Drive: A Better Approach for Many

“How do I drive harder out of corners” is one of the most asked questions from track riders looking to improve their skills. It’s also one of the most difficult to improve too, being that it’s a skill where reaching a higher level means going closer to the limits of traction. This creates resistance as […]

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