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Im confused by what you mean? If a tire is starting to slide how have you not approached the limit of grip? If you lessen your lean angle and it regains grip, then weren't you just on the edge of what your tire can do?
What do you mean pushing the front to hard also? Im not knocking you at all just want to understand what you mean as ive had front end issues myself. If you mean your in a hard lean and you are not on throttle enough or braking still (overloading the front tire) Then your tire will almost instantly tuck i would think. The only time ive ever made it out was when i was still on throttle therefore not overloading the front.
Yes, sorry for the confusing way I phrased that. A race rider for example can go into a corner way faster than us without sliding the front. Therefore the bike nor the tire are on the limit but Less experienced riders tend to tense up on the bar and try to force the bike into the corner.
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