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Safety Tip from Throttle - Tight right turns from a stop

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Many motorcyclists have trouble making tight right turns from a stop. Often times, youíll see motorcyclist swing wide into on coming traffic because they arenít able to make the right turn tight enough. To make those right hand turns a bit less tight, stop your bike at an angle (pointing towards the right) at the intersection. The right hand turn will be more easy to execute.

Now with that said, the skills needed to make tight turns from a stop can easily be practiced in a safe environment. Pick an empty parking lot with painted lines. Using the lines to approximate travel lanes and intersections and practice.

For questions, comments, or suggestions on safety tips please contact Rob 'Throttle' Capozzi.

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