Obstacle avoidance

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So now that you know what counter steering is and how it’s done, time to see it in action.

Counter steering can be observed while avoiding obstacles. Obstacle avoidance is done via a technique called swerving. Motorcycle swerving means a rapid change in the motorcycle’s direction. If you want to avoid a sudden obstacle/pothole in your path, then you need to understand how this works.

Obstacle avoidance and swerving
Swerving to avoid obstacles

Take a look at the following videos:

Remember, never look directly at the obstacle itself. Look towards the escape path, as explained in the above info graphic.


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