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Motorcycling Consistency, Part 4

Motorcycling Consistency, Part 4

A corner entry mantra By Nick Ienatsch May 11, 2021 The corner’s entry is to get the bike ready to exit. Read and repeat, and repeat—and repeat. Jeff Allen   We began this series with a look at the consistently quick lap times of a roadracing champion,...
Motorcycling Consistency: Part 1

Motorcycling Consistency: Part 1

Jorge Lorenzo’s lap charts and habits By Nick Ienatsch, March 31, 2021 Consistently placing a motorcycle at a desired spot at a precise speed is at the heart of rider safety. Do that on every street ride and you will arrive at destinations while your confidence and...
Cold-Tire Crashes – Part 2

Cold-Tire Crashes – Part 2

Tips on warming tires. By Nick Ienatsch, February 9, 2021   “Everyone knows we crash on cold tires, but riders continue to crash on cold tires.” That started last week’s study of how we’re falling off on cold tires; the underlying mistake in every scenario was our...
Cold-Tire Crashes – Part 1

Cold-Tire Crashes – Part 1

Avoiding red flags at every track day.   By Nick Ienatsch, February 2, 2021 Everyone knows we crash on cold tires, but riders continue to crash on cold tires. My last crash (2013) was a cold tire—if you don’t count a stuck float coating the rear tire in Yamalube...
2021: The Year of the Motorcycle Brakelight, Part 3

2021: The Year of the Motorcycle Brakelight, Part 3

Just a Touch. By Nick Ienatsch, January 19, 2021 In Part 1 of this “The Year of the Motorcycle Brakelight” series we discussed speed, but perhaps in a surprising way. It’s easy to believe that running a faster lap time necessitates riding faster everywhere, and that...