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post #11 of 37 (permalink) Old 01-22-2002, 05:18 PM
 
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ben bostrom was asked why he was so fast last year at( i forget what track).and he said "cause it goes left"

He said that he grew up riding dirt tracks(flat) where all there are is left hand turns so that is what he is the most comfortable with.
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post #12 of 37 (permalink) Old 01-23-2002, 09:37 AM
 
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naaaah really?
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post #13 of 37 (permalink) Old 01-23-2002, 11:16 AM
 
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I would definetly have to say lefties. I believe it's because when im far over on a righty im putting more pressure on the gas, therefore making it more of a balancing act with the throttle.
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I like lefts best too, and I think it's because I can see further around them, I can set up outside without worrying about being clipped by on coming traffic, and if someone is crossing the line, it's easier to get out of the way.

then again, it may be because I lost the front on a tight right hander this weekend...
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post #15 of 37 (permalink) Old 01-23-2002, 12:21 PM
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I would definetly have to say lefties. I believe it's because when im far over on a righty im putting more pressure on the gas, therefore making it more of a balancing act with the throttle.
Why would you be putting more pressure on the throttle..? if that's what your doing, you need to RELAX your grip some..

in fact, you should be able to take one hand off the bars, even when scrapping hard parts..like this
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post #16 of 37 (permalink) Old 01-23-2002, 12:26 PM
 
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He crashes right after that picture was taken, right?
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post #17 of 37 (permalink) Old 01-23-2002, 12:31 PM
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He crashes right after that picture was taken, right?
Wrong grasshopper...

have a look at this by comparasion..
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Now this is a different story..yes, he did fall....
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One other thing to think about. Most right handed people are left eye dominant. This is one reason our road systems are set up for us to drive on the right. Anyway left eye dominant means you should be able to see better into a left hander. I think Robert could attest to how much this can make a difference. Just some thoughts on the subject .
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post #20 of 37 (permalink) Old 01-23-2002, 01:10 PM Thread Starter
 
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Hammer,

Is that you in those pics .
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