Yamaha YZF R125 Forums banner
1 - 15 of 15 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
674 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·

·
Registered
Joined
·
674 Posts
Discussion Starter · #4 ·
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.
 
  • Like
Reactions: Killachipmunk

·
Registered
Joined
·
4,241 Posts
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
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
674 Posts
Discussion Starter · #8 ·
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.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
747 Posts
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!
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
674 Posts
Discussion Starter · #10 ·
dear God...

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

·
Registered
Joined
·
747 Posts
Lol yeah if i tried that i would have the same outcome.
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
5,090 Posts
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///


 

·
Registered
Joined
·
674 Posts
Discussion Starter · #13 ·
Neevesy, God amongst men.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
674 Posts
Discussion Starter · #14 ·
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.
 
  • Like
Reactions: thesilencer1987
1 - 15 of 15 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top