All posts by Dan Netting

Cheap Track Day Camera Excellence: Veho VCC-003 Review

Cheap Track Day Camera

Update: To see the lastest crop of track day action cameras, click here. Recording your track riding is not only a great way to show your friends what you get up to (and where all your money is going), but it is also a great way to view your own riding from an outside perspective and […]

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Track Day Leathers: The Current Rules and Best Leathers for Track Days

At the time of writing, in order to participate in a bike track day at any of the major UK race tracks you need to either wear a full one piece leather suit, or a two piece leather suit that has a 360 degree (more like 270 degree) zip that connects the jacket and trousers. […]

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Bike Track Day FAQs for Newcomers

If you’re fairly new to bike track days then you’re obviously going to have some questions in your mind that you would like answered. On this page I have attempted to answer some of the most common questions relating to bike track days, some of which my Track Day Guide wouldn’t have answered. If you […]

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Moving Up a Track Day Group: When to Move Up and the Benefits to Expect

Having once made the step up to both the Intermediate and Advanced groups during my time doing bike track days I know full well the concerns raised inside someone’s head when thinking about moving up to a faster track day group. Different people will be thinking about it for different reasons, but in the end […]

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Advance Racing Lines: Squaring Off and Late Apexes

Late Apex Racing Line

In the Racing Line Basics article we covered what a racing line is exactly and why we try to adopt it. However, there is another line we can take around a corner that can not only be faster, but also regarded as safer. This line is known as the squaring off, or late apex line. […]

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What is the Racing Line?: How the Racing Line Helps Us Go Faster

Basic Racing Line

If you are fairly new to bike track days you might not have any knowledge of what the racing line is. You may have even been taking part in track days for a while, but there’s a chance you might not be familiar with exactly what it is and how it helps us. In this […]

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Benefits of Motorcycle Braided Brake Lines: Ideal for Track Day Bikes

If you’re looking to make improvements to your standard brake system, then braided brake lines should be one of your first ports of call when looking at brake system upgrades. In fact they should be one of the first aftermarket bike accessories you consider bolting onto you bike. Braided lines consist of an inner hose […]

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Motorcycle Rearsets: The Benefits for the Track and Setting them Up

When pressed for an answer as to why we use rearsets, a lot of people may state they’re merely for bling factor and not much else. This couldn’t be further from the truth and there are some very compelling reasons why you should think about investing in a set of these shiny bike accessories for […]

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The Man Behind Life at Lean


I’m Dan Netting. A 32 year old guy from Essex, UK. Biker. Track Nut. Latte Aficionado… If you don’t find a milky coffee in my right hand, it’s probably because it has a throttle in it. After getting my motorcycle licence in early 2009 I found myself on the track shortly after. Following a couple of embarrassing tumbles […]

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