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Motorcycling Consistency, Part 3

Motorcycling Consistency, Part 3

Tying your eyes to your brake lever.   By Nick Ienatsch May 4, 2021 ”Get your eyes up.” Great motorcycling advice because vision feeds our brain to make future decisions. The earlier we see our future, the better we can plan for it. All of us will struggle with low...
Motorcycling Consistency: Part 2

Motorcycling Consistency: Part 2

Consistency and degree of application Nick’s note: Alex Hatfield takes the reins this week to talk about consistency with weapons: rifles and motorcycles. Handled well, they are safe. Handled poorly, they are deadly. Alex is a Champions Certified Coach (3C) and heads...
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...