DOWNHILL ON FULL THROTLE?HOW DO I?

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#1
I' m wondering what should i do(body position-gear-rev's......)in order to go fast in a big down-hill section of the track,which additionally is followed by a downhill 90' turn?
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MikeT

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How fast you go down hill is in direct relationship to how well you can negotiate the next turn. Anyone can go really fast downhill but few can get that next turn perfect. I would work on that next turn untill you get it perfect, then gradually increase your speed. BTW just work on that section of the track so you don't wear yourself out on the rest of the track. Jump off and ride back and do it again, and again until you get it. As far as body position, I'd stay standing, bent knees, towards the back of the bike.
 

Saratoga

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Going fast downhill is dependant on braking effectively for the turn. Your body should be balanced just like always and shifted back while braking.

Your suspension should be set up correctly before trying to go fast downhill. Can you say headshake?