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Tue Jan 10, 2017 1:39 pm

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This one is interesting.

It is definitely slippery as his handlebars were able to point 45° off his path of travel.

My best guess is he tensed up and the rear tire couldn't travel it's path any longer.

I say the rear as it doesn't appear that the front slid out first.



Even in the ice, turn with the handlebars, but keep light hands and use your feet as outriggers.
Plus crappy Chinese tyres ( that's a Chinese bike ), I haven't seen a tread pattern like that on a front tyre since the 80's
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Tue Jan 10, 2017 5:10 pm

Didn't even notice the tire. Yeah that is an ugly tread pattern... I'd be riding with a boot out on that tire+ice haha
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Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:02 am

That was quite strange. Obviously this was the bikers' fault, but I mean, try go do this and you'll probably get yourself run over and killed.

Adapting to the speed of the cars around him might have helped. ;)
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Thu Jan 19, 2017 12:37 pm

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Here's from the rider's perspective. Very clearly being an absolute toolbag.
Go soothingly on the grease mud, as there lurks the skid demon.
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Fri Jan 20, 2017 11:54 am

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Here's from the rider's perspective. Very clearly being an absolute toolbag.
And one lucky SOB. From the camera angle, he was looking down or back and didn't see the Acura in front of him slow way-down for the car in front of it.
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Fri Jan 20, 2017 5:41 pm

radare wrote:
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Here's from the rider's perspective. Very clearly being an absolute toolbag.
And one lucky SOB. From the camera angle, he was looking down or back and didn't see the Acura in front of him slow way-down for the car in front of it.
Yeah he had to be fixated on his gauges or something because he should have had plenty of time to slow down if he was paying attention. You'd think having two close calls in a row might make you chill out for a second but not for this guy.
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Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:16 am

Not a crash, but a good save.

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I think he reacted correctly to the slide by chopping off the throttle.. is that right? What do you think caused the slide in the first place or how could it be prevented? My theory is that he was sloppy with the throttle through the turn causing him to lose traction. Right before it starts to slide you see him chopping it a lot.
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Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:11 am

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You'd think having two close calls in a row might make you chill out for a second but not for this guy.
That depends... If the close calls are someone elses' responsibility entirely, you might see this differently. I have very few words for this mans' riding qualities.
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Not a crash, but a good save.

I think he reacted correctly to the slide by chopping off the throttle.. is that right? What do you think caused the slide in the first place or how could it be prevented? My theory is that he was sloppy with the throttle through the turn causing him to lose traction. Right before it starts to slide you see him chopping it a lot.
That sure was a good save. I am not sure what I am seeing, but something makes me suspect of his driving. I have a feeling he is still on the rear brake with his foot and slowing himself down as he is going through the corner. If he would have braked it right down and then went through the corner with a slight opening of the throttle, nothing would have happened. Just my :twocents:
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Mon Jan 23, 2017 5:25 am

xjardin wrote:
Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:16 am
I think he reacted correctly to the slide by chopping off the throttle.. is that right? What do you think caused the slide in the first place or how could it be prevented? My theory is that he was sloppy with the throttle through the turn causing him to lose traction. Right before it starts to slide you see him chopping it a lot.
Chopping the throttle is not the correct reaction to a slide. When the rear is sliding out, you stand the bike up a bit and "ease" off of the throttle. This will minimize the jerk when the rear tire regains traction. The bucking of the bike is caused by the front wheel wanting to be in line with the rear wheel and chopping the throttle makes it violently buck (high probability of a high side).
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