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02-13-2006 08:52 PM
cookeetree
Quote:
Originally posted by BigE_1985
...That ZZR-250 is looking more and more appealing everyday.




02-13-2006 08:49 PM
BigE_1985 I wonder how many bones he broke on that highside. At least his forearm, that shit was bending in every direction.

That ZZR-250 is looking more and more appealing everyday.
01-23-2006 12:29 PM
sinister988
Quote:
Originally posted by cookeetree
A low side occurs when the front wheel slides out during a turn.
Exhibit A



Quote:
Originally posted by cookeetree
A high side occurs when the rear wheel slides, then catches, causing the bike to straighten up with dramatic force, flicking the rider over the bars, like a bucking bull.
Exhibit B
01-22-2006 08:52 PM
gixxermarine Don't practice either one of these. They hurt!
01-20-2006 04:58 PM
cookeetree
Quote:
Originally posted by RyPkr_99
so a low side would just be laying it down and sliding. and a highside would be if it were to do any kind of a tumble?
A low side occurs when the front wheel slides out during a turn.

A high side occurs when the rear wheel slides, then catches, causing the bike to straighten up with dramatic force, flicking the rider over the bars, like a bucking bull.

Both falls can result in tumbling, but a low side is generally a "softer" fall.



01-20-2006 04:49 PM
RyPkr_99 so a low side would just be laying it down and sliding. and a highside would be if it were to do any kind of a tumble?
01-20-2006 02:04 PM
mstrand_68 Oh boy....

Highside: Turning left, bike falls, flips, ect., on rightside. The "high side"

Lowside: Turning left, bike falls on left side. The "low side"



Help?




-M-
01-20-2006 01:52 PM
RyPkr_99
What's a highside and a lowside?

I know they're both when you lay it down. But how do they differ and how does one cause them?

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