Riding in the Zone Podcast Episode 2- Countersteering

Today’s episode is on countersteering. What is it and how do you do it?

A motorcycle turns by leaning. Once the bike is banked over, the geometry of the chassis, as well as the rounded profile of the tires and hard-to-describe forces cause the machine to arc around the curve. So, to turn a bike you must get the motorcycle to go from upright to leaned…precisely and efficiently.

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Ken is author of "Motorcycling the Right Way” and "Riding in the Zone" (book and blog). He is also the "Street Savvy" columnist for Motorcyclist Magazine, and former longtime author of the Proficient Motorcycling and Street Strategies columns for Motorcycle Consumer News. Ken is Lead Instructor for Tony's Track Days, a 20 year Motorcycle Safety Foundation instructor, and owner of Riding in the Zone Motorcyclist Training.

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2 comments on “Riding in the Zone Podcast Episode 2- Countersteering
  1. Nico web says:

    Good info! I love listening to these

  2. Neil Tolhurst says:

    Good info, nicely explained, Ken. One suggestion – at 7:52-53 clarify or change “upper…” handlebar.

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