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You ask/You answer: Does getting your knee down improve your riding?

I passed my bike test a couple of years ago and ride a GSX-R750, which I love to bits. I've recently done a few track days and I'm amazed by how many people get their knees down. Does sliding your knee really make you a better rider, or is it just showing off? Hailwood never did it… Your advice could help. Leave...

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  • Posted 3 years ago (24 July 2012 18:04)

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SStyloF

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SStyloF says:

its a track thing

getting your knee down at the TRACK is the result of a good body position and decent corner speed. It can be a "trick" to do it on the road but dodgy surfaces and traffic make it bloody dangerous.

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snev

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snev says:

I wouldn't dream of scuffing my nice new Sliders, that would be like taking my Mint bike out in the rain.

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