Experienced Countersteering Please

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Re: Experienced Countersteering Please

Postby Duck! » Thu Jun 01, 2017 2:35 pm

You don't so much make a conscious effort to countersteer; rather you shift your attention to what you're doing as you corner and become conscious that you're doing it.
I had a thought, but it got run over as it crossed my mind.

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Re: Experienced Countersteering Please

Postby TonyMax » Thu Jun 01, 2017 3:06 pm


Says it all, applies just as much to bicycles as motorcycles.

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Re: Experienced Countersteering Please

Postby chriso_29er » Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:26 pm

MichaelB wrote:
chriso_29er wrote: ...to aggressively counter steer in order to quickly tip/setup the bike into a fast cornering position. ....

would lead quickly to aggressively meeting the tarmac with your body.

Countersteering requires VERY little/subtle movement. VERY little

As I said there is big variences on how much effort you can put into the countersteering effect. Might be a subtle movement but it can be done aggressivly to great effect if you are actually trying to take a corner quickly. But yes can lead to meeting the tarmac for the inexperienced, as I have before lol.

I most certainly think about it long before I even enter a corner, access how sharp the corner is and tip the bike in accordingly. It's a great feeling when you get it right and set yourself up for a nice smooth run through a corner without having to re-adjust the bikes position half way through. A nice consistant lean from the start of the corner to the end.

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