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RIDING ADVICE

Here you’ll find a selection of motorcycle riding tips that I have put together from my own personal experience, study and training I’ve had that I hope will help you start to take steps in the right direction to improve your riding skills. While I would never call these articles definitive guides, there is a lot of good information here that I am sure will help you understand a little more of what we can and should be doing as riders when looking at the different aspects of riding a motorcycle on the track.

A common goal among the vast majority of track day riders is to improve their riding in some way, and by taking the time to study and read up on the different aspects of motorcycle riding you will only serve to help yourself get closer to your goal.

Check out the latest articles below…

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 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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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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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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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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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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