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    Thanks for your help. Nothing wrong with the rig. The problem was me. I panicked in right turns because of centrifugal force leaning me outward instead of inward like I was accustomed to on a two wheeler. The answer is apparently practice, practice, practice.

    I am doing much better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by John Holbrook View Post
    Thanks for your help. Nothing wrong with the rig. The problem was me. I panicked in right turns because of centrifugal force leaning me outward instead of inward like I was accustomed to on a two wheeler. The answer is apparently practice, practice, practice.

    I am doing much better.
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    GREAT to read
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    Always remember it is the correction back left that will get you.

    Picture this Highway speeds 65 Plus. You are in right lane of two lanes your direction. Cursing comfortably. Road makes a nice long curve to the right banked a bit low to your right.

    traffic moving slower in your lane ahead you start to move to left lane. What you normally expect to be effortless slight turn to left to change lanes requires a stronger push pull on bars.

    When you try to correct back right to roll out in the left lane it does not want to turn. Now you are headed for the left ditch mid curve. You need throttle to help turn.

    When things got a bit stiff moving left we tend to roll off or hold. Now all the force wants to keep you going in the direction you are pointing.

    Sometimes a little throttle will dig you out of an oh crap moment.

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    I decided to ride on familiar (albeit curvy) roads for at least a thousand miles before heading out onto unknown roads that may hold surprises.

    Thanks for that advice, I had not considered that scenario at all.

    I have about 30 thousand miles on sidecars, but had not ridden a rig since 1998.

    Was surprised how much I had to relearn.

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