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Digital Subscriptions > Fast Bikes > Issue 324 March 2017 > THE IMPORTANCE OF PROPER MOTORCYCLE TRACK TRAINING

THE IMPORTANCE OF PROPER MOTORCYCLE TRACK TRAINING

Even experienced riders can benefit from understanding safety and knowing the limits.

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The prophetic words of one student with more than a million miles in the saddle still echo in my mind: “I came here thinking I had 26 years of experience, but after training I realize I’ve had one year of experience 26 times.”

His complacency could have come from several sources, including ego, bravado, or even denial, but they led him to avoid or defer proper training.

Another popular reason for not wanting training is, ‘I haven’t crashed for years, so why do I need any?’ No one can argue against that. If you never crashed, you’d have considerable status and serious street cred.

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