A method in motorcycle racing for lowering the composite center of gravity of bike and rider.

Other things being equal, if the bike can be ridden more upright, then the front wheel may be pushed a little further in, effecting a smaller turn. Alternately, if the CG is lowered while the bike maintains it's aspect to the track then the bike may be run faster.

In racing, this is usually combined with both powering the rear wheel into slight slippage which increases speed. Because this also requires highly precise balance, racers touch the road surface with a knee slider to better feel the exact aspect of the bike. A skillful rider can also lift a bike that's begun to skid out into a low-side, avoiding a crash

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