20 years after professional racing… 20 years man- but it actually feels like yesterday, and sometimes it seems i have still the 124 octane/racing oil mix of a 250cc MotoGP bike in my nose, while a HRC mechanic warms up that high-end engine at a 120 db. But you know what?… I’m sad, and I’m […]
About Can Akkaya
My name is Can, and I´m a Motorcycle Racer in former days. Now I am a book author, columnar, Racing Instructor and a professional Rider Coach. Since November 2008 I live in California, USA.
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It actually amuses me to see the huge amount of attention other schools, books, forums, and videos spending on the subject called ‘the perfect body positioning’ for street riders. Glancing over to what MotoGP riders like Marc Marquez performs on TV- must be good for the Redwood Rd in the SF East Bay. If it […]
Topic Of The Month Recap Last Knee & Wheelie Classes Headcoach Can Akkaya: Let’s recap our last Wheelie and Knee Down classes in Oct 11 & 12: Luckily it was not that hot in Stockton as it use to be… but what was going on on our track… that was hot. Seeing my students all […]
As you might remember from reading part 1- I still consider the general motorcycle rider education nothing else as a joke. That hasn’t much changed since then, so I’d like to make riders aware of these things, and not to bend down too early for that shiny thing… it’s maybe not gold, even when it […]
Straight out: I consider the general motorcycle rider education- at least in California, nothing else as a joke. Though, my guess is that the situation isn’t much better in other states. First of- my knowledge comes from teaching thousands of students on the track and street- asking pretty much each of them from who- and […]