We’re still in awe of a bizarre incident from the past weekend’s World Superbike Race at England’s Donington Park. If you haven’t heard what happened yet, check the video after the jump or read about it in our race report. We’ve seen crashes before where a rider lost control of his rear wheel, but not […]
Jake Holden’s Tips For Backing It In – Video
Let’s face it: getting the rear end loose while entering a corner, or “backing it in” is cool. Whether you’re on the bike or simply a spectator, sliding a motorcycle is fun to watch. If only it were so simple. Here, watch pro roadracer Jake Holden explain how he slides the rear end on his supermoto.
Coming from a dirt track background, Holden has long felt comfortable with a loose motorcycle underneath him. So transferring those skills to the consistent surface of asphalt seemed natural to him. Hearing him describes his process of using entry speed, gear changes, and brake usage makes it all sound so simple, doesn’t it?