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Offline Skinny

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Re: The Pace - a must read
« Reply #25 on: September 27, 2012, 10:41:47 pm »
That's a fine article, thanks for passing along.

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Re: The Pace - a must read
« Reply #26 on: May 24, 2013, 01:37:17 am »
That's a fine article, thanks for passing along.
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I really enjoyed that article. Thanks
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Re: The Pace - a must read
« Reply #27 on: August 19, 2014, 11:31:18 am »
Good read.  I'm currently reading Keith Code's Twist of the Wrist (a very good explanation of 2 wheel physics).  This compliments a lot of the motorbike dynamics Code talks about in the book...
http://www.amazon.com/Twist-Wrist-Vol-High-Performance-Motorcycle/dp/0965045021

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Re: The Pace - a must read
« Reply #28 on: August 21, 2014, 11:27:42 am »
...If you hug the centerline today you will die. Cages wander way too much. Tough to navigate a turn in a car while you are on the phone or texting. A updated article on driving today would be helpful. Tim

Nowadays, this is more of a risk than encountering a patch of sand while negotiating a corner.  You stand a chance with your riding skills against a patch of sand.  A distracted driver - not so much.  When I am riding, my eyes are constantly scanning all directions, including the mirrors.  I'm also always riding at or below "the Pace".  If I'm riding with friends and I don't like the pace they are going, I'll ride alone.
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Re: The Pace - a must read
« Reply #29 on: November 17, 2014, 11:39:54 am »
Good stuff. Should send it with welcome letter and membership card. Great perspective!!
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Re: The Pace - a must read
« Reply #30 on: July 11, 2015, 12:19:16 pm »
Eye opening article. I have needed to back off a little as to my aggressive riding somewhat and this article is great information. Putting the "Pace" into practice is challenging and fun, as it brings up the concentration level, improves riding skills, promotes safe practices, and eases the wear and tear on brakes, tires, rider and passenger. Gas mileage went up.

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Re: The Pace - a must read
« Reply #31 on: July 11, 2015, 04:09:53 pm »
Eye opening article. I have needed to back off a little as to my aggressive riding somewhat and this article is great information. Putting the "Pace" into practice is challenging and fun, as it brings up the concentration level, improves riding skills, promotes safe practices, and eases the wear and tear on brakes, tires, rider and passenger. Gas mileage went up.

My wife's first comment after an 80 mile run through the WV mountains was "That was a smooth ride, that was nice!"
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Riding The Pace combined with good group ride structure can lead for a fun ride for all... even the less spirited riders.

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Re: The Pace - and a new initiative from Nick
« Reply #32 on: July 11, 2015, 04:48:13 pm »
Nick Ienatsch's "The Pace" was an eye opener for a lot of weekend sportbike riders on how to have fun in the mountains while being safer and not worrying about getting as many points on your license. Now, Nick has a new initiative called "The Brake Light Initiative," that builds on "The Pace 2.0" in which he talks about going to the brakes at anytime and how to do it safely.

Go here to read "The Pace 2.0"
http://www.cycleworld.com/2013/09/16/become-a-better-street-rider-with-the-pace-motorcycle-safety-and-riding-skills/

and then here to read his "Brake Light Initiative"
http://www.cycleworld.com/2014/05/28/the-brake-light-initiative-treatise-on-motorcycle-control-using-your-braking-skills/
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Re: The Pace - a must read
« Reply #33 on: July 11, 2015, 05:51:24 pm »
Thanks. Good read!

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Re: The Pace - a must read
« Reply #34 on: July 11, 2015, 07:40:29 pm »
Yes another thank you JP, great information! :great:
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Re: The Pace - a must read
« Reply #35 on: July 12, 2015, 08:50:19 am »
I've read "The pace" a number of times and always try to stay under my limits.  Thanks for the update. Good stuff.
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