Track Riding Quick Tip – Relax

Track Riding Quick Tip – Relax

JUST RELAX, OK? To go fast, you must be relaxed on the bike. Heard that before? Yeah, me too. The problem is, as you work to go faster on track, you tend to do the opposite. High speed, cornering and braking forces can turn you into a pretzel, your muscles tight and...
Track Riding Quick Tip – Mind the Gap

Track Riding Quick Tip – Mind the Gap

COAST AND YOU’RE TOAST Come on, admit it. You coast, don’t you? By coast, I am not referring to cruising past a beach boulevard admiring the sights. No, the coast I am referring to is the gap, or time differential, between control inputs while riding your motorcycle. ...
Track Riding Quick Tip – 100% Throttle

Track Riding Quick Tip – 100% Throttle

I FEEL THE NEED, THE NEED, FOR SPEED Allow me to pose a notion to you. The fastest part of any track is a straight. To the extent that this is true, would you agree that increasing the speed you travel along a straight will lower your lap time? If you answered yes,...