# How do you do the circles on a motorcycle?

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## Do you lean into a turn on a motorcycle?

Motorcycles turn by leaning, you make a motorcycle lean by pressing on the grip in the direction you want to go. Press the left grip – lean left – turn left, press the right grip – lean right – turn right.

## How long does it take to get good at riding a motorcycle?

You can probably get rid of the higher speed wobbles in a few hours on the road and the low speed wobbles in a few weeks of dedicated practice or a few months if you just wing it. Two or three days of a riding course is highly recommended. In the US, you can take the MSF course or the Rider’s edge course.

## How far can you lean on a motorcycle?

You can lean until pieces start grinding off. For cruisers, that can be 30º or less, but sport bikes can easily exceed 45º. It takes skill, which takes practice, and it takes a fair bit of faith in your tires – which also comes with experience. Sign up for some track days, and go learn to lean.

## Why do motorcyclists lean into a corner?

A cyclist must lean into a turn to prevent tipping over in the other direction. … The frictional force provides the centripetal force necessary to turn the cyclist to the left. But the frictional force also produces a clockwise torque that will cause the rider and bicycle to tip clockwise to the right.

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## How do you ride a figure 8?

How to ride a figure of eight

• Begin by riding a 20-meter circle from A. …
• As you approach X, make your horse straight for a couple of strides. …
• From C, continue around the second half of the 20-meter circle, maintaining the new bend until you arrive back at X. …
• Change the pace. …
• Change the circle size. …
• Link several figures of eight together.

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## How big is the figure 8 box in PA?

The MSF test box is 20 X 60, about 8 paces by 24 paces if you want to practice. You can use tennis balls cut in half as markers. It’s a little tricky on a sport bike. I don’t know if the PA box is the same size.