MV Agusta continues to hype its upcoming Dragster model with a new teaser video. The 55-second clip is full of burnouts, wheelies and Metallica guitar riffs, but it does manage to provide some details about the Dragster. The video reveals upright handlebars, a stubby tail section and a thick rear tire. On the right side […]
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?