If you have to devote too much attention to the dozens of operations involved in operating the machine, that cuts into the attention you can give to what you want to accomplish. Advice versus technology is discussed and demonstrated. I re-read the book every time I feel my skills are rusty, or I'm noticing that I'm being affected by survival responses a bit more. His California Superbike Schools have run in seventeen countries at one hundred and eleven tracks and are the number one school in all of them. I don't care if you have 20+ years of riding experience, I guarantee you'll learn something new in this book. The scenes of the actors talking about what they were doing wrong and trying to figure out the next step helps to segue the video to the next section of instruction.
I would highly recommend this book to anyone riding a motorcycle no matter whether they are racing, carving up the hills, or touring the country side. This was the first good information about getting away from the bike I had ever seen or heard. The first volume had more questions and I think was aimed at the racer who had experience but wanted to go that next level in terms of shaving lap times. Despite the fact that this second volume is good, I do find my current read a lot more of what I'm after Sport Riding Techniques by Nick Ienatsch. It has been thirty years since I read it, but that has not diminished the impact that it made on me. This method moves it along smoothly and gives the viewer a few moments to process what was just taught. Code covers the unique challenges to riding a sportbike as well as how to make best use of the dynamics of a high performance machine.
But track times have only increased by less than five percent. I can see why that is too. While the acting will not be nominated for any academy awards, it is entertaining and helps the viewer relate. Having good technical riding skills allows riders to conquer their fears and overcome their barriers to cornering. It's been a lot of years, but I remember thinking 1 was a waste of time and money after reading 2. You will spend a lot of time trying to figure out what is being said.
Every time I go out and ride I try to practice one tip from this video, then I go back, watch it again and try to master another technique. In my opinion, all riders will benefit from repeated viewings and then putting into practice the techniques Keith Code teaches. The book contains twenty-six chapters of exact procedures which address: Rider input, Steering, Precision Visual Skills, Braking, Body Position, Throttle Control, Lines, the different types of Traction and much more. I was recommended this book by a friend before I started to ride motorcycles. This will help us generate some revenue and to make it easier for you to purchase products while helping to support webBikeWorld. It's written for an audience with a skill set that's opposite of mine: that is, for people who don't understand what most words mean, but who are knowledgable about racing motorcycles.
He had said reading it changed the way he rode. This is due to the large number of grammatical and spelling errors present in the book. I started reading Twist of the wrist but found it a little fatiguing and I couldn't figure out what it was. Computer-generated images are also used to demonstrate how throttle control or a too-tight grip on the the bars can affect motorcycle dynamics. I had taken a safety class, so I was familiar with many of the concepts, but it's always nice to read a different perspective. When I bought my first bike, I decided to read it in hopes of having a good starting point for the base of knowledge.
The messages are very valuable to the motorcyclist. I think Robert's comment was more aimed at the author and the books than you. Still, I've been meaning to read these since my uncle suggested them and I'm a new rider been riding for about a year now. I had no idea racers started so young! I was looking for things that might be useful in gaining better control over my machine. I preferred Sport Riding Techniques by Nick Ienatsch also author of The Pace. This is such a weird book, and I kind of love it.
You can't use all of the pavement on the street without getting close and personal with oncoming traffic. There is also a bonus section on sag adjustment. He clearly explains what to do and not to do to maintain proper driver and motorcycle conditions. When I started riding I would have never imagined there would be training materials dedicated specifically on cornering techniques, but now I realize why there are. All of the basic information about steering, braking, the situational awareness required in riding are explained well.
Some of the paragraphs are not really in a logical order. One learns that the bike can handle more than the rider. The book provides detailed descriptions of why the motorcycle reacts as it does to rider, road and speed inputs. And for some, seeing is believing. Glossary aside, this is a worthwhile book for motorcyclists intent on improving their street and track riding savvy. It also short cuts the process as you are not spending time and resources on a subject you already can do. Motorcycles weren't designed by opinions or good advice and riding them is the same.