The film delivers precision techniques for barriers to cornering such as rider input, fundamentals on steering, visual skills, braking body position throttle control and more. 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. I found it so fascinating that the next day on my way to work I knew exactly where I wanted to try flicking my bike and hope for the best. I find myself riding my motorcycle in my sleep. Good book for the street cycle rider. The messages are very valuable to the motorcyclist. Keith runs the in Los Angeles California.
Keith Code is not really a writer, but the book has such amazing information in it that it's hard to pass up. This book has become my personal Bible on motorcycling and it's the only one I constantly re-read. Kevin Morris is the owner and editor of RiderGroups. Take the information and think about what you are reading. For the adventurous he explains sliding, hanging off and you may need this falling off. For instance, I just can't see myself making suspension adjustments - but that's mainly because I ride a Harley touring bike! The English narrator's tone is extremely boring, but the lessons are important. Folks, there's just too much in this book to do justice in a short review.
I might reread this later on, when I know more about motorcycles. Get this book and never stop referring to it. Computer-generated images are also used to demonstrate how throttle control or a too-tight grip on the the bars can affect motorcycle dynamics. Result: bike stayed up and I didn't eat it. There are not many 'sure things' in this world. With good body position and the only thing on my mind was to believe in what I just learned and just apply it. I read it years ago and it made a huge difference in my riding.
It all makes sense and now requires I must practice turning more during street riding to take advantage of this new knowledge. He provides practical tips on how to get better --- including slowing down before you approach a corner, and then slowly speeding up your corner entries as you get more comfortable. Not exactly a high production quality video. As such, this book is more for crotch rockets, but if you really know all types of motorcycles, like my uncle, then you can make Another read to get me in the mood for riding. There were several ideas he writes about that in my mind I subconsciously knew, but once I saw it written down and explained in a technical manner, the lightbulb went on. The book continues with this practice and defines the asterisked words at the end of each chapter. I had no idea racers started so young! Who has the highest number of bikes to population? Now if there were other, better written books out there with as much useful content then I would recommend them.
This is due to the large number of grammatical and spelling errors present in the book. This book delivers just that. Review Can you improve yer motorcycle riding skills by reading a book? Notes and comments by Eddie Lawson. My wife was a little bit angry with me but on the way back home, she was also very impressed. That volume was my first attempt to create a 'technology' of riding: I knew there was one, it was simply a question of finding it. 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. Keith Code's philosophy to riding, at least in the scope of this book, is found in racing.
See Also: Book review of Publication Date: May 2006? I like his teaching strategy. The last third of the book is about avoiding the tunnel vision that tends to happen when you start exceeding your comfort zone. That creep can ride, but he. Still, the techniques in this book are easily modified to street riding. As such, this book is more for crotch rockets, but if you really know all types of motorcycles, like my uncle, then you can make the proper adjustments.
I don't care if you have 20+ years of riding experience, I guarantee you'll learn something new in this book. At speed, location is a moment in time. It's barely 100+ pages, big text, great illustrations, with clear, concise, well outline proven theories. The only message I can take away from this is that the author feels that motorcycle riders are lacking in their reading and comprehension skills — a bit of an insult. These right and wrong examples are repeated in various situations, such as braking before entering a corner, when to get on the gas, setting up your turning point, turning or flicking the bike, etc.
This allows the viewer to see how the bike responds in both instances. I paid special attention to the whole progression of 7 or so steps to take a corner well. Every chapter has a glossary that defines terms that I thought would be common knowledge. It's just that most people choose to ignore this and believe in one philosophy or the other. Code's overall approach to improving riding skills is to define the basics, and then to investigate the decisions you must make to ride well. Of course I was imagining this. As he barbequed I continued to rewind and review the advices.
Read it, apply it and be a better rider. The signs caution you to slow down before the sharp left turn. Code's book changed all my perpective towards motorcycling. I was the only one in the group that hadn't been to the California Superbike School. Keith Code's book has some really really valuable content and provided me with an understanding of how and why a motorcycle is performs in high speed cornering maneuvers. I was really happy to find this book available for Kindle.