I noticed that while trying to pass a peloton of bikes on some backroads down here in socal. Coming
down the backside of Mt. Laguna, those guys were pushing 60, and surprised me at how fast they could
go. I was on a Honda CBR600F3 at the time. No way I would've kept up in a car.
> Tim McNamara writes:
>>> purely for entertainment purposes.
>> One tap of the brakes and it would have been all over. Jobst, how fast were you going in
>> this turn?
> The picture you see at that web site is not to scale (horizontal to vertical) so the lean angle
> has been jacked around. The correct picture looks different at:
> I take that turn that way every time I come down Haskins hill toward Pescadero. It's about 35mph.
> In fact both brakes are applied as is always the case when cornering at max speed. If you are not
> going too fast than you are too slow.
> Jobst Brandt [email protected]
Palo Alto CA
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