All posts by Dan Netting

I’ve Bought a New Track Bike! Well, sort of…

I’m definitely a guy that likes change and likes to try new things, and when my short-term track riding plans were looking a little different than normal I decided that a change of bike made sense at this point. With a few ideas planted in my head it wasn’t long before I began looking at […]

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Should We Copy Faster Track Riders & What Can We Learn From Them?

Speed is probably the most respected attribute out on track. What I mean is that if a rider can see someone else is faster than they are, the assumption is often made that the faster rider is a better rider and that they must know something they don’t. In fact, this trait is seen in […]

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4 Key Skills to Improve Corner Entry Speed on the Track

Improving corner entry speed is something that the vast majority of track day riders are striving for, but it’s also one of the most difficult areas to improve. In this article I want to go over four of the key skills for consideration on your quest to make improvements to this part of your riding, […]

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

Photo by Smudge 9000 In 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 way […]

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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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Body Position Transition: How We Move from Braking to Mid-Corner

Most track riders will know roughly where they want to position themselves for their mid-corner hang-off. However, what isn’t so clear in everyone’s minds is how they move into that position from the braking zone, through corner entry, and then eventually into their full hang-off position mid-corner. In this article I wanted to go over […]

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How to Make Big Exit Drive Improvements By Changing Your Focus Point

In a previous article we talked about the specific part of the visual routine that helps build confidence in the braking zone and as you move into corner entry. In this article we’re going to move onto the specifics of what we do with our eyes from mid-corner out to corner exit and the benefits it […]

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Why Your Braking Effort Could be Preventing Corner Entry Progress

As I have talked about in the past, your braking effort is more than just hitting a braking point, slamming on the anchors until you reach your entry point, releasing them and steering. In truth, that isn’t actually very typical among less experienced riders, mainly because they won’t have that level of confidence to get […]

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Do it Right, then Add Speed: A Better Approach for Beginner Riders

An extremely common goal for riders looking to improve around the track is to ride faster than they did before. Among these riders there will be many (probably most) that will know that the road blocks to improving and riding faster are mental ones, meaning they don’t yet have the confidence to use more of […]

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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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