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Highly Beneficial Class For Riders And Passengers

Straight up riders… you actually hate riding with a passenger. Don’t lie- cuz’ I know you do. I’ve been there myself.

The head banging is just one thing. Being off balance all the time, especially in the city. Slow speed maneuvers or corners is more like the try to juggle with four balls. The wight is just killing all the fun, and you actually can’t really focus. Just thinking of hard braking and ‘escaping maneuvers’, and you know what kind of ballast adds up to your wrists.

Straight up passengers… you actually don’t trust your rider fully. Luckily I’ve never been there, but I can tell you that I feel ya.

You actually can’t really relax because you constantly thinking of crashing. You been rocked back and forth until your rider found the right entry speed. You feel like disconnected to what your rider does on those turns, especially on transitions. Yea it’s fun, but it’s more at the breaks and stops… not soooo much with the actual ride.

Let’s get you both fixed up and synchronized, cuz’ Superbike-Coach has its ‘Rider Passenger Class‘ coming up on 9/27/2020. No tip-towing parking lot class… this is going to be on our track, the Little 99 Raceway. This has nothing to do with speed, but learning hands-on, real-live and fun.

  • No bike prep required
  • Street riding gear fair enough
  • Riding on a track with passenger
  • All bike categories welcome
  • All rider levels welcome
  • Professional coaching
  • $169 class fee per bike
  • Includes: track fee, passenger, snacks, water, free photography

This is going to be highly beneficial for both, and I can’t wait to get this started on our track. This is the place where I can do demo rides and drills, and where I can see and ride with you. No distractions- no deer’s- no Prius’s. Only you, your passenger and the things I tell you to unite you guys, and to make this even more enjoyable and safer.

Another extremely unique class by Superbike-Coach, so don’t miss out that opportunity on 9/27/2020!

Headcoach Can Akkaya, Superbike-Coach Corp

Unlearn to be able to Learn

So I was watching a Moto America race on TV the other day. Truly enjoyed it but less the commercial breaks though. During one of those commercial breaks, there was one of a more or less renowned motorcycle racing school, which appeared to me to operate more on the smarter edge. I’m not to shy to admit that I was wrong…

Fancy production, but still on the cheesy side they explained how Trail Braking works. Goal is to ‘appear samaritan’- but you figure quick that the actual goal is to showcase that they actually teach to Trail Brake in their school. That’s the truth. However, that’s not my problem. What bothers me at this point is, that they blasting critical information with a wide spread shot to riders who mostly NOT READY for such skill yet. Trail Braking separates the men from the boys. This is a skill to be mastered only when other physical skill subjects are sitting well enough and habits are successfully removed beforehand.

You also can’t just drop off only a fraction of the full scoop to a wide spread of people and leave the rest to ‘figure out’. Do Trail Braking wrong and it can turn to a death trap. Quite a risky move on their end if you ask me. To Trail Brake, lots of things will have to be adjusted under control. Only then you can move into it. Trail Braking goes way beyond physical capabilities. This technique demands a solid range of ‘mental coolness’. This can freak most riders out, because throttle, brake, clutch and shifting procedures are different then what MOST riders have learned over years. Change all this and more while you go way faster into turns under Trail Braking could also trigger to panic. Your eyes and brain are not trained and ready for this yet (mental coolness) and that will be the biggest problem.

Things have to be unlearned to be able to learn. Mental coolness has to be established to be able to try and master.

Spreading these information without all of the above is almost like a half-way-instruction on how to climb Mount Everest without a guide. Now how many pairs of ears and eyes who’ve seen that commercial are even capable to climb Mount Everest in the first place… especially when there is no guide?!

Smart move!

Headcoach Can Akkaya, Superbike-Coach Corp

 

Virus Lockdown Finally Lifted

Finally!

Superbike-Coach is back. The county finally listened and let us reopen the Little 99 Raceway so that we can continue saving more lives as we could possibly risk (that was our punch line :-)

The Fairgrounds started cleaning the facility so that I’m hoping that they’re done within this week. I’ll inspect after all, but I don’t expect any delays here so that we can run our first “aftermath” cornering class on 6/28/2020.

Of course we’ll have to- and will- do this withing certain guidelines. We’ll handle this responsibly and smart.

I can’t put in words how much I’ve missed the connection to all my students, which is a huge factor of our programs.

Though, even though that super good news, it’s take a long time to stop the bleeding. This is because of lots of classes were loaded with riders when the mess kicked in, and they all have been moved to the next class and so on. We’ve been successful on our mission… nobody lost anything. We took all the beat, so that I am hoping to have a little support from you with the ongoing ‘Help us to help you’ fundraiser: https://www.gofundme.com/f/covid19-relief-fund-for-motorcycle-school

You also can help by signing up for our classes and you get to see what we’re all about. Take care, stay safe!

Headcoach Can Akkaya, Superbike-Coach Corp

Day 2 class on 5/9/2020 cancelled due to Corona virus

To my Day 2 kids.

Who saw that coming… our Day 2 class on Saturday 5/9/ has been cancelled. I’m disappointed, but I still believe that this is for the good and support it as long the 7 classes we’ve lost went down in vain for a re-opening idiocy.

OK, you know the drill. Please respond to the email we’ve send ASAP with a wish date to move you to (If you need to do day 1 first, then pick your day 2 accordingly). Here are all available Day2 dates: https://www.superbike-coach.com/events/categories/cornering-school-day-2-2

Please respond to this email with a new date, no matter if you tweeted, texted, or whatnot before. Ones we have it we do the swap manually.

Love and miss all of you guys!

Best of luck,

Headcoach Can Akkaya, Superbike-Coach Corp

Day 1 3/29/2020 Reschedule due to State lockdown

Dear students of the 3/29/ day 1 class.

This is the second painful reschedule I’ve had to announce. Not just because I know there are more to come- also because I believe that we’re all OK actually.

Now that we’re facing a state lockdown and we gotta deal with it. Let’s get you guys rescheduled, but PLEASE understand that we can’t refund since the time window for this has been closed, so please don’t even ask for it as we keep rescheduling if necessary.

So, here are all day 1 dates we can swap you to. First come, first served (means we probably can’t move anyone to a wish-date ones it’s filled and so keep searching. Flexibility is key):

https://www.superbike-coach.com/events/categories/cornering-school-day-1 (please pick soon!) Please be aware that also your new date can change again since I don’t have a crystal ball. Please keep the faith and patience with us, and we’ll get it all done.

MOST IMPORTANT is, that you respond to the email I’ve send (with or without date wish) NOW so that I know you are on my page.

We’re literally moving everyone down the calendar. Non of you will have a loss. I hope this is all making sense.

Your Coach