Perfect Form with Eugene Laverty
Friday, October 5, 2012
I came across this photo of factory Aprilia World Superbike racer Eugene Laverty while reading Motorcycle-USA’s World SBK Magny-Cours Preview 2012
. It’s quite obvious that his form on the motorcycle is spot-on perfect with his body planted in exactly the right place as he drives off this corner at Brno. The posture of his head allows him to see far ahead thereby maximizing drive by focusing on putting the bike in just the right spot as he dials in full throttle. He’s not hanging off the motorcycle excessively and has his physique positioned forward and tight against the right side of the bike under acceleration. Also of note is his line selection with him maximizing the innermost side of the track.
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