|Practice Guide - Drill Nine
Quick Stop (straight line)
Practicing this exercise will help you stop quickly when something suddenly appears in you path.
Drill Nine: Approach marker one, shift to second gear. As your font tire passes marker one, down shift and begin braking. Try to stop before marker two. Try this at 10 - 15 mph. It is suggested that you do not exceed 20 mph. If your rear brakes lock, keep them locked until you are stopped.
|Overshooting the final marker.||Apply more pressure to brakes being careful not to lock your brakes.|
|Motorcycle slides sideways.||Sit straight on seat and do not turn handle bars. Look straight ahead. Note: Do not release the rear brake if the wheel locks up.|
|Engine over-rev's when using the front brake.||Close the throttle before braking. Avoid pulling back on the throttle when apply the front brakes. Squeeze front brake with fingers only.|