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    Why Street Riders Need This Track School

    Street riders sometimes think that a track-based riding school wouldn’t be applicable to them, and in many cases, they are correct. But after taking the online Champ U online courses, I suspected that the Yamaha Champions Riding School might be different. So we made our way to Inde Motorsports Ranch to see for ourselves. In this video, I’ll discuss why ...
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    One Exercise Changed Everything

    Over the years there have been three specific things that fundamentally improved my riding in a dramatic way.  The first was learning how far I needed to look down the road, what I needed to be looking at and looking for. Using vision as a way to slow down time, time that is used to make a plan for every ...
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    I Was Wrong

    What I learned from Champ U One of the frustrations with what I try to do is some people criticize or dismiss a life saving technique, saying it’s not applicable to them because it’s a “race track technique”  What if I told you, that by implementing some race-track techniques, you could keep riding the exact same speed you are riding ...
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    Was Your Riding Instructor Wrong?

    So, I’m not going to lie. I’m in a bit of a mood. I’m growing really tired of all the news reports and all the posts on Reddit of riders running wide in corners and either running into oncoming traffic or running off the road.  Running wide in corners is one of the top causes of motorcycle crashes.    So you ...
  • Ducati Multistrada in a Corner

    Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Riding

    So, you’ve decided to do this!  You are going to learn to ride a motorcycle.  Or perhaps you’re just moto-curious. What should you expect?  What challenges are you going to face?  What are some of the things I wish I knew before I learned to ride? First I’m stoked that you are here!  Learning to ride a motorcycle is an ...
  • see everything motorcycle vision strategy HUD

    See Everything | Look at Nothing

    Have you struggled with where to look, how far ahead you are supposed to look? Have you struggled with target fixation? I’m sure that all of you have heard, "keep your eyes up". But that phrase is a huge oversimplification of an incredibly complex process.
  • motorcycle cornering

    A Better Way to Corner

    There is a better way to corner a motorcycle than the way you may have been taught in your basic rider course. We'll focus on a much more efficient and less risky way to get a motorcycle around a corner.
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    Wait For It: Why Delayed Apexes Work

    What is the perfect line through a corner? How on earth do you find the line? What happens when you get off the line? The best way to find your way around corners is not with lines, but by defining entrances, apexes, and exits. Many of us have heard or read about apexes and delayed apexes, we’ve probably all seen ...
  • sand in a corner on a motorcycle

    How To Deal With Sand In A Corner

    It’s probably one of our biggest fears as riders. We’re using up traction to lean and turn through a corner, and then we come across gravel or sand or something slippery right in the middle of a bend.  What can we do as riders to be in the best position to deal with this? With only two tires keeping us ...
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    Seven More Tips to Become a Better, Faster Rider

    You loved our first video so much so we’re back with seven more tips to be a better, safer, faster rider. We cover braking, tires, apexes and lessons that we can learn from fighter pilots. In this video we discuss seven more tips on becoming better, safer and faster riders.