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Developing Critical Braking Feel  – Pre-Ride Drill, Part 3

Developing Critical Braking Feel – Pre-Ride Drill, Part 3

Nick Ienatsch, September 22, 2020 These pre-ride drills aim to jump-start your mind and body before you fire the bike. How big of a deal is that? Perhaps fairly minor in the grand scheme of rider safety, but as we all know, minor details become major issues when we...
Warm Up Your Body Before Your Motorcycle Pre-Ride Drill, Part 2

Warm Up Your Body Before Your Motorcycle Pre-Ride Drill, Part 2

By Nick Ienatsch September 15, 2020   The theme of these Pre-Ride Drill columns chases mental preparation to ride via physical actions. As your body goes through some of these suggestions, your mind realizes the actions are leading to a ride, a lapping session,...
Scan With Your Eyes – Pre-Ride Drill, Part 1

Scan With Your Eyes – Pre-Ride Drill, Part 1

By Nick Ienatsch September 8, 2020 In the next few weeks, this column will give you some pre-ride ideas to experiment with in the hope that the ensuing ride is better than the one before. That means safer, more consistent, and more pleasurable if you’re a street...
Slow Your Motorcycle Longer In Corners

Slow Your Motorcycle Longer In Corners

Next Ride Drill, Part 3 by Nick Ienatsch, July 21, 2020 Slowing longer (waiting to open the throttle) will keep you from running wide in a corner by allowing the bike to turn. Too much throttle too soon will unload the tire—not a good situation while adding lean...
Close The Throttle To The Brake Lever

Close The Throttle To The Brake Lever

Next Ride Drill, Part 2 by Nick Ienatsch, July 14, 2020 When closing the throttle you should be moving to the brake lever—even if you don’t plan to apply the brakes.- Triumph Started last week, this new series gives you a specific drill for your next ride. At...
Motorcycle Steering And Hand Pressure

Motorcycle Steering And Hand Pressure

Next Ride Drill, Part 1 – Nick Ienatsch July 7, 2020 Are you aware of how much pressure you input into your motorcycle’s steering while riding?- Jeff Allen In the next few weeks, this column will give you a specific drill for your next ride. At ChampSchool we do...