So I was heading out the other day for school, nice morning, little chilly though. There is a 90 degree turn about a mile down from my neighborhood where I merge onto the road to school. Well, as I'm turning, there's a car pulling up beside me on the road I'm turning onto, ok, no big, just give it a little gas. Well, stupid me does just that, forgetting that my tires are not even close to warm yet. The rear tire breaks loose instantly and I start sliding. Well, this is one time that riding dirt for so long actually helped, I just let down a little on the gas, corrected, bike came back (actually, more like snapped back), and I went on my way. Luckily my friends that were behind me thought I did it on purpose! My question is, how fast do you usually have to be going to highside, since the rear breaking loose sometimes leads up to that? I was going maybe 20 miles an hour by the way, just wondering if that's even enough. Also, just so if this happens again, was that the correct way to handle it?
Last edited by 71custom; 02-08-2006 at 05:06 AM.