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they're designed so as not to fall off your knee. i'd imagine you'd be fine scraping them, as long as you're not one of the guys who does like to play motorbike and sidecar with himself.
 
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they're designed so as not to fall off your knee. i'd imagine you'd be fine scraping them, as long as you're not one of the guys who does like to play motorbike and sidecar with himself.
ahh right got ya suppose its a good idea if u ant got the money for leathers!
 

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If you really needed sliders, you would see police motorcyclists with them, and you don't. Yes I have sliders on my leathers, with one small scuff, but when I wear my textiles I stay seated, and just really push the bars around more.
 

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If you really needed sliders, you would see police motorcyclists with them, and you don't. Yes I have sliders on my leathers, with one small scuff, but when I wear my textiles I stay seated, and just really push the bars around more.
I find i can move my weight around and stay pretty seated and get round corners ok, since you made me stop thinking i had to get my knee down to get round corners have been having a much better time on my bike. :D
 

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noted, Benji, but for those of us who may want to strap on some sliders just to see if we can make first contact it really isn't a bad idea. you know probably more than most that i'm not a knee down fanatic. it'd be nice to show you could, but the roads round here would require a 4th contact spot on the road to be taken at any sort of speed.
 

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noted, Benji, but for those of us who may want to strap on some sliders just to see if we can make first contact it really isn't a bad idea. you know probably more than most that i'm not a knee down fanatic. it'd be nice to show you could, but the roads round here would require a 4th contact spot on the road to be taken at any sort of speed.
Elbow dude!
 

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dear God...

then helmet. then shoulder, then hip, the feet, then boomerang panel...
 

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Lol yeah if i tried that i would have the same outcome.
 

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Knees are useful when showing off :)
I found these videos particuarly useful, and they actually explain that getting your knee down isn't that useful for cornering///


 

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Neevesy, God amongst men.
 

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always makes me chuckle catching that guy's first contact on Neevesy's bike. you just know he's thinking 'i have to get my knee down. i HAVE to...' whilst at the same trying praying that he doesn't bin someone else's bike on camera.
 
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