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If you are using rear brake properly your right foot is not on the peg. So if the left leg is out then there are no feet on the pegs? Or do you not throw left leg out until the right is back on the peg?

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Your right foot won’t be on the peg when you are sitting. It will depend on when you go from sitting to standing. If you stop braking before sitting then you would probably get your foot back on the peg. If you are already sitting and braking when you put your foot out then you wouldn’t be touching your pegs.

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I think of it more like each leg/foot has it’s own function in a left turn. The left foot extends to weight the front tire, as well as to be in position to dab if necessary. The right foot controls the rear brake until acceleration begins. Braking and acceleration can overlap. Once the rear brake is no longer needed, the brake is released and the right foot is placed back on the peg to weight it for better traction. Each foot’s function is separate. So, since you may be entering the corner while still braking, your left foot extends while still braking with your foot off the peg. You can add a lot of traction under this scenario (seated) by weighting the outside of the bike by making sure your butt crack is positioned on the outer (right) edge of the seat with your inner right knee pressing firmly into the shroud to keep the bike pushed down and add stability.

 

The tricky part, but very important to avoid front tire washout during the standing to seated transition is to maintain rear brake usage. This requires you to momentarily place your weight on the left peg allowing it to control your body’s descent onto the front of the seat. This allows you to keep your inner right knee pressed against the shroud to better modulate the brake pedal with your ankle as the arch is lifted from the peg during your seated transition. I hope this makes sense.

 

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