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post #1 of 3 Old 07-25-2008, 12:52 PM Thread Starter
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How to take this curve?

How to take this curve the proper way? Itís a tight left turn that is sloped left to right, on a two lane road. With the left being about 4 feet above the right, I would call it a reverse bank curve. I seem to slow way down for this curve, it always make me feel uneasy.

On whole, I'm putting what I learned in the MSF course to good use. I have been able to increase the speeds at which I can take most curves about 10 to 15 mph and still feel and have control.

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post #2 of 3 Old 07-25-2008, 02:18 PM
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Your doing the right thing. That curve is banked entirely incorrectly for any kind of speed. It is always better to go in slow and exit alive. If you don't feel in control, it's always time to take it slower. I've had a few curves around here that are right hand with the same type of lean. High on the right and low on the left. It feels good going in, but then my peg will drag way sooner than they should and any more lean input would make for a bad day...

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post #3 of 3 Old 07-25-2008, 04:18 PM
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