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MCN video guide: How to back it in

Backing a motorcycle in is probably one of the hardest things to do on a motorcycle, yet racers do it all the time. So just how is it done? In this latest MCN video guide, senior road tester Michael Neeves talks you through his method to backing it in. Our onboard cameras give you a new look at how it's done, as Neeves...

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  • Posted 4 years ago (31 January 2011 18:10)

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Jan 11

Posts: 8414

snev says:

How to Part 3 .

So if you dont Die trying Parts 1 and 2, try this, and if that don't do it wait for Part 4 which is how to pull a stoppie. Me? im waiting for Part 5 which tells you how to buy your own airfield.

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Jan 11

Posts: 19

180bandit says:

Incomplete video

This is kinda lame if you're too chicken to back it into an actual turn yourself Mr. Neeves. How hard would it be to lay some cones out to simulate a turn on that enormous air strip? Show us how it's done in the actions(Backing in) entirety. Cheers from USA

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Jan 11

Posts: 6

mcernicky says:

SM Practice

You Said it Neeves, supermoto is good way to pratice back-sliding before trying it for realz on a heavier street bike...

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Aug 02

Posts: 3285

eatcs01 says:

Backing it in

Must be harder with a slipper clutch :-)

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Apr 09

Posts: 20

kapps says:


Is it just me or does he look like he's just doing a skid to a stop for the majoruty of this video!?

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Aug 02

Posts: 2320

Hedgehog5 says:

  1. This is actually best learnt at high speed on a supermotard bike, as mcernicky said... it happens almost naturally especially when you're pushing hard.
  2. Easier with a slipper clutch at high speed... less likelyhood of a lock-up. Quite possible with ABS as well (no need for such a low gear).

My broadband conn is fine but this hosting site is causing loads of pauses in the video... is it just me?

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Aug 02

Posts: 554


He is just doing that ... what an utterly pointless bloody article.

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Jun 10

Posts: 10

koko46 says:

You Tube

Can you please put those tutorials on you tube it makes it easier to watch on the move ;)

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Mar 10

Posts: 159

where's the corner?

I'm with you kapp.  Was thinking that after learning 'how to get your knee down', this 'how to back it in' would lead into the corner where the getting knee down skills comes into play.  Thing is, there was no corner as far as I could tell.  I have to assume I missed the point as I watched it without sound.

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Jan 11

Posts: 124

petedj says:

If it doesn't make you faster in, through and out of a corner what's the 'kin point?

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