Ben Spies Interview: Catalunya 2010 MotoGP
As always, Great interview,
Ben is a classy guy.
R.I.P #48 Shoya Tomizawa (December 10, 1990 – September 5, 2010)
R.I.P. #58 Marco Simoncelli (January 20, 1987 – October 23, 2011)
He sure is, and open too. Here is a guy at the highest level of racing is sharing some of his techniques with the general public, without anyone having to pay to hear it in a classroom setting.
For example, Spies was saying that he would used primarily his arms to take the blunt of the braking force (as oppose to with a combination of thigh, and lower torso), when coming to the end of a straight, and setting up for a corner. Moreover, for the corner, he would take as much weight as possible of the bars to let the bike do its thing. And this is coming from a rising star at the MotoGP level in 2010.