Informative Articles


Tips For First Time Racers

Over the past several decades I have seen multitudes of new riders, who are just starting their racing career, make the same mistakes over and over again. There are several common mistakes the majority of new bees make when prepping their bike for racing. These mistakes end up with the rookie not have a good experience at their first few race weekends.

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Problems With Observational Interpretations

The following is a short story about a personal experience with a coach who was teaching his students by strictly watching my riding/BP style.

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History of the Evolution of Aggressive "Body Position"

This is written by a racer who was there during the evolution of body position through trial and error and was instrumental in development of the most effective style.

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Body Position Basics

A short description of "WHEN" BP is needed and useful.

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Contact Patch size VS Friction Levels

Below are questions posed to two Mechanical Engineers/Physics Professors about the confusion of the change in tire contact patch size and change in traction levels.

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"The True Facts of the "Chicken Strip"

Do chicken strips mean a rider is slow?

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Formula for friction

Friction vs. surface area calculations.

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Engine Braking

A detailed explanation of the effects and problems of engine braking.

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