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5 edition of Smooth riding, the Pridmore way found in the catalog.

Smooth riding, the Pridmore way

advanced motorcycle skills through confidence and control

by Reg Pridmore

  • 86 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Whitehorse Press in Center Conway, N.H .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motorcycling.,
  • Motorcycles -- Handling characteristics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementReg Pridmore with Geoff Drake.
    ContributionsDrake, Geoff.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL440.5 .P75 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3328604M
    ISBN 101884313469
    LC Control Number2004303387
    OCLC/WorldCa55667732

    Now, with the bike sponsorship of Kawasakithe pace of the ride has been cranked up to ZX! The impression I got from the students I talked to was that all the information they received on the first day began to gel to the point that they could really apply it on the second. Beyond That Recent readings that aren't ancient By emphasizing fundamentals and directing that students focus on specific individual techniques, Pridmore and the STAR Motorcycle School provide students with the tools to increase their ability and safety. This was intended to be my one-way discussion of riding skills which I wanted to share with riders, young, old, new and experienced.

    The next thing to be changed was my body position on the motorcycle. The smoother you can apply the throttle at this point, the better. The viewpoint is biased toward the individual mariner. Once you've completely released the brake lever but before you reach full lean is the time to open the throttle.

    Hagakure: The Way of the Samurai Not only did I read books, but also I collected and watched a good corpus of Japanese samurai films of that time period. In a long sweeping corner, hold the throttle open just enough so that you maintain a constant speed, and avoid the temptation to grab a handful of gas if you think you are going too slow. These folks came up in some talks about SF Technology which I attended during Confusion in one of those years. AMA superbike R90S 1 More He beat all the overpowered, under-developed Japanese 4-cylinder bikes with a combination of predictable handling and smooth riding. This book tells you what you need to know about turbocharging. This is particularly common among riders of open-class bikes.


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February rr Glidepath, Arthur C. Other features include: Original wheels were rebuilt using a wider rear? Full of stories.

A pair of brand new 32mm Amal Concentrics with bellmouths were installed. If your interest in riding is restricted to trackdays, then you may get something from the book.

During the track walk, Pridmore demonstrates why he takes a straight line between two corners rather than utilizing the more classic arc between them. This is an advanced technique, but can significantly reduce the downtime between braking and throttle application.

Click here to learn more and to register. Instead, we should be sliding just our butt cheek off the inside edge of the seat with our knee going forward. These folks came up in some talks about SF Technology which I attended during Confusion in one of those years. Hey, the line is back over here!

Three years back is it really that long? Excellent condition. Never dropped or down.

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Magura brake and clutch levers. When the motorcycle is under power, there are several factors that work in your favor. Additionally, I could see places where even more speed would come as I further refined my new riding techniques.

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Quite the opposite. The body steering concept for example is explained as increasing ground clearance, but how often does a modern sportsbike run out of ground clearance on the road? The Erion Racing stickers on the tail section go with the Erion Racing slip on mufflers also installed, so those work too.

The more I read it, the more I thought Parks experience suits the book for the circuit rider rather than the road. Parks makes sweeping statements then fails to back them up with any detail or explanation. High quality photos, detailed instructions, and professional diagrams highlight the intricacies and proper techniques of street riding and the knowledge gained will apply to all brands of bikes from Harley-Davidson and Suzuki to Ducati and Kawaski to Honda and BMW and more!

Also, Pridmore asserts that the proper line for a particular corner needs to consider Smooth riding came before the corner. There is also a history of septic devices and systems. And opening the throttle brings the rear-end squat characteristics into play as well, improving the suspension action and tire grip at the rear end as well.

Proficient Motorcyling, David Hough. This book gives riders everything they need to develop the techniques and survival skills necessary to become a proficient, accomplished, and safer street rider. My experience at the end of the school was that I was working much less hard on the track while carrying more speed.Nov 21,  · Check with CLASS for details.

* Reg’s book Smooth Riding the Pridmore Way out 4 years and still selling like hotcakes! One reviewer writes: “Reg has finally taken a time out to write a book. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Smooth Riding the Pridmore Way at atlasbowling.com Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

Smooth Riding - the Pridmore Way. by Reg Pridmore with Geoff Drake. 3 time AMA Superbike champion and Hall of Fame member Reg Pridmore, known worldwide for his popular CLASS Motorcycle Schools, brings his decades of experience on the track, street and classroom to the readers of this riding skills book.

I consider these three components to be the teammates that make riding safe and fun. And I expect every member of my team to be ready to perform. As far as the Bike is concerned I use the check list in Smooth Riding the Pridmore Way to be sure the bike is properly prepped and ready to ride.

Some of the things Reg mentions in the book are. Three years ago I read Smooth Riding the Pridmore Way by Reg Pridmore. This book completely changed my knowledge of corning a bike.

For years I subscribed to countersteering as noted in this article. The Pridmore way is to body steer the bike and keep your upper body relaxed and smoothly controlling throttle, clutch, and brake.

Jan 30,  · Nick Inesach's (sp?) book "Sport Riding Technique." I'm reading it now and find it more compelling than others I have read. I got a TotW video from the local library. Pretty painful frankly.

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