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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:44 pm    Post subject: Re: Post Something Interesting Reply with quote

Unfortunately, you're giving that fucking moron youtube views which equal money.

He dresses like that for views. I imagine he's a SJW, so I'm surprised no one has called him out for "cultural appropriation" with that head dress.

Also, what the fuck is with the auto-tune "impressions"? It's fucking auto tune. God damn..
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 15, 2017 12:26 pm    Post subject: Re: Post Something Interesting Reply with quote

Yesterday I realized that when you turn left on a motorcycle, you turn the wheel to the right. When you turn right, you turn the wheel left.... I guess it makes sense when you really think about it, but my mind was blown when I first realized that. It's so counter intuitive to turn the wheel in the opposite direction that you want to go, yet you do it without ever noticing it.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:25 pm    Post subject: Re: Post Something Interesting Reply with quote

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Yesterday I realized that when you turn left on a motorcycle, you turn the wheel to the right.

This is called countersteering.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:24 pm    Post subject: Re: Post Something Interesting Reply with quote

Yes, countersteer all the time. It's easier and more precise. Don't pull the bars.

Push left = turn left, push right = turn right.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:26 am    Post subject: RE: Post Something Interesting Reply with quote

I don't get it. Granted I'm usually on dirt or gravel but I've never once thought about this.

When are you doing this? All the way through a turn or just at the beginning of a turn? I've gone around 90-100mph on knobby tires on pavement and I've taken turns leaned pretty far over. Maybe I've done this without thinking about it.

Not sure if this is one of those situations where people make a term for something that comes naturally or if this is some different technique that takes conscious effort. Kind of like when people started gushing about "cable management" as if it was a new thing when prior to my learning of the new thing, I just adhered to not having tangle messes of fucking cables everywhere. Turns out I was practicing cable management already. Or "gain staging" which is just getting your levels correct.

EDIT: Ok I looked at the wiki page and yeah this is just something that comes naturally without thinking about it when you ride. Never thought about it before. Seems a trivial thing to deserve a name but I guess it becomes more important when racing and such.

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