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The forum for "riding skills" questions.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: NJ Thunderbolt Track Map

    Courtesy of TTD. Mark your reference points on the track map. Doing so will help you to increase your knowledge of the track and help you to pick...

    Started by Ken,  
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    03-21-2012 04:04 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: NHMS Track Map

    Courtesy of TTD. Mark your reference points on the track map. Doing so will help you to increase your knowledge of the track and help you to pick...

    Started by Ken,  
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    09-02-2010 10:03 PM Go to last post
  1. New Riding in the Zone Website and blog.- please subscribe

    This should be of interest to TTD customers as I'm posting a fair amount of information on track day technique. Check it out. The Zone Blog...

    Started by Ken,  
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    11-13-2013 09:20 AM Go to last post
  2. How not to take Turn 3 at NHMS

    Good Day, I was at the NHMS on June 17th in the red group. I crashed going into turn 3. here is the link to the crash. ...

    Started by dbelliveau,  
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    06-28-2013 09:51 AM Go to last post
  3. Learning New Tracks

    Learning New Tracks By Ken Condon Some riders are really good at quickly getting accustomed to new tracks, while others need several sessions or...

    Started by Ken,  
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    06-24-2013 09:44 AM Go to last post
  4. One on One results (red group)

    Here are a few nice, clean, smooth laps of NJMP in my final session working with a student in the red (novice) group. This guy did a tremendous job...

    Started by PaulD,  
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    01-05-2013 10:18 PM Go to last post
  5. Regular late braking

    Tony mentioned to me after my last race during the classic that I brake too hard into T3 and I'm scrubbing my entry speed. He said that every lap I...

    Started by The Snowman,  
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    09-21-2012 10:04 AM Go to last post
  6. Body position on a 125

    What am I doing right or wrong? Slow guy... ...

    Started by rolker,  
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    08-15-2012 04:26 PM Go to last post
  7. 12A

    Letís talk T12A. For whatever reason I cannot make myself hold a tight line out of T12A. I constantly have the feeling that if I am down on the...

    Started by Rada,  
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    07-13-2012 10:32 AM Go to last post
  8. Real world experience!

    Thanks to Tony's Track Days, a potentially serious street accident was avoided! I was recently riding in a herd of 20+ motorcycles with various...

    Started by davidkump,  
    • Replies: 3
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    07-11-2012 07:23 AM Go to last post
  9. Exclamation How NOT to pass

    Here is a great example of why it is so important to stay on line when overtaking another rider. Everyone brakes at a different pace and this is what...

    Started by Rada,  
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    06-25-2012 04:38 PM Go to last post
  10. Corner Entry

    I'm looking for pictures of different corner entry's. Namely T6 but it would be great to see what some of the fast guys have for body position to...

    Started by Rada,  
    • Replies: 4
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    05-16-2012 05:08 PM Go to last post
  11. Off Season and Still in the Zone

    So we're wrapped up for the season but riding in the zone doesn't stop there! What are you going to do to keep up with your learnings and areas of...

    Started by Cassie,  
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    10-24-2011 03:24 PM Go to last post
  12. What are your Goals?

    We get a lot of people who are new to track days. When I ask what their goals are, many respond with a blank look. The responses I do get after some...

    Started by Ken,  
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    10-19-2011 04:39 PM Go to last post
  13. Where to look

    One of the most effective ways to improve corner speed and confidence is to develop proper visual skills. Most riders understand how important it is...

    Started by Ken,  
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    09-21-2011 12:53 PM Go to last post
  14. Small bike line?

    I've discussed in the past with Paul, Tyler and others about lines that vary a bit from the "Suggested TTD Line" for smaller bikes. Now, in general,...

    Started by rolker,  
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    09-10-2011 08:01 PM Go to last post
  15. Building Skill: Exiting the Turn With Confidence

    In riding to work today I do something I take for granted because I have done it so much. How comfortable are you with getting to the outside of...

    Started by Gino,  
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    08-30-2011 01:32 PM Go to last post
  16. Keys to T8 through T10?

    What are some of the keys to unlocking the run from Loudon T8 down through T10? I am getting better at this part of the track but still feel like I...

    Started by Rada,  
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    08-04-2011 11:43 AM Go to last post
  17. Personal Instruction

    If you are even remotely thinking about getting personal instruction- DO IT! The first step in learning is to identify the deficiency- it takes an...

    Started by OldSlowDoc,  
    • Replies: 3
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    07-28-2011 10:02 PM Go to last post
  18. Change of direction while accelerating: counter steering vs. everything else

    Ok Ė we all know two things. Counter steering turns the bike Every professional race we watch has riders lifting the front wheel during changes...

    Started by dereksbelanger,  
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    07-26-2011 04:05 PM Go to last post
  19. Quick Turning

    One of the most common areas I focus on with customers or students is the advantages of the quick turn. Turning quickly has several advantages....

    Started by Ken,  
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    07-05-2011 06:36 PM Go to last post
  20. Trailbraking- How and why?

    Trailbraking in its simplest form is when you brake into and past the turn-in point of a corner, gradually releasing the brake(s) until you are fully...

    Started by Ken,  
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    cornering, trail braking, trailbraking
    • Replies: 23
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    06-28-2011 11:38 AM Go to last post

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