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Which type of corner are you better in?

  • Left-handers

    Votes: 160 64.5%
  • Right-handers

    Votes: 88 35.5%

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I have to say that I prefer right handers. I think a lot of it has to do with Arizona have very abrupt road edges (we use the term "pitch a cliff" a lot out here). When it's a right hander with a drop to the right, you can see the edge well as you look through the turn. When it's a left hander with a drop on the right, I tend to keep checking the edge of the road on my right instead of looking all the way through the turn. Do you think my severe fear of heights could have something to do with that?? lol. :rolleyes: ;) :D

Anyway...just my .02

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Most street riders are better with left hand turns since driving in the right lane allows significantly better visability of the turn than a right hand turn allowing you to see your desired exit point and more power to be applied. There is always more security since a low side will not put you in the on-coming lane. On the track I wear out tires on the right. In the mountains, it is always the left.
 

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Strange, but just like almost everyone else, I prefer left-handers. For some reason I feel looser and faster going through them. When I think of reasons, like the exhaust being on the right side, well, I don't really think that's it. I don't know why. Right-handers I'm just less at ease, and haven't a clue why.

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For some reason I take right handers a lot better and a lot more aggressively. I don't feel natural taking lefty's. Something I'm trying to improve...
 

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same with me ..rights are easier and I can lean it more, and am more agressive on right turns. throw with my left,write with my right hand.also shoot right handed.
 

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Lefty Here

Looking at my 500 mile old tires I can see that I favor right hand turns. I always thought it had to do with being left handed? :cool:
 

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I also prefer left turns. Since my MSF course I have always been a little skeeved by right turns (although I've gotten much better this summer). The MSF instructor said the body is naturally protective of the right side. Why???? :confused:
 

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I like both, but for some reason the hint of danger asssociated with the on coming
traffic of a left turn forces me to be on my game. And I like that added pressure. :burnout:
 

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I like right handers, cages tend to run wide, and I have to keep to the right side of my lane near the shoulder in a left hand turn.
 

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I'm on the other side of the road to you guys. I'm right-handed and right-footed. I prefer left-hand corners. It's the same when I'm water-skiing too, even on one ski.

I'm sure there's a physiological explanation for it.:)
 

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carvinfool said:
I prefer left-handers, but have no idea why. Maybe it is because I know that there is less stuff to screw up if I go down on that side. Dunno.
i prefer right handers just for the fact it's hard for me to get use to leaning into traffic.
 
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