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i see alot of guys when road racing as they are slowing down coming around a turn they twist the throttle real fast a couple times right in a row...why?
 

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"blipping the throttle" basically reving the engine to match the RPM with that of the lower gear you are shifting down into... makes it a TON smoother and you can pop the clutch back in instead of having to ease it back in.... they have slipper clutches now but it still helps.
 

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when you down shift and let the clutch out normally your rpms will rise and the bike will then have alot of engine braking....so basically you pull in the clutch rev the engine up then downshift? this will prevent excessive engine braking?? just want to make sure i understand this correctly?
 

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violent engine braking, you are matching engine speed wtih gearbox speed, its makes it all tons smoother
 

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exactly... you pull the clutch in, downshift while you blip the gas real fast (no load on the engine, revs rise real fast) then pop the clutch back in... it prevents the engine from "back torquing the wheel and breaking it loose"
 

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its like driving a standard transmission car....when downshifting or putting the car in gear after going downhill in neutral, you step on the gas to match the rev...if you don't the car is going to jerk and put more wear on your clutch
 
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