- Tires hit pavement and started to rub against it.
- Jammed the front brake.
- Tried to steer away from pavement.
- Jamming the front brake.
Jamming the front brake locked the wheel.
- Steering with a locked wheel.
When wheels are locked, steering ability is lost.
- Usage of front brake.
Front brakes provided 70% of stopping power in an emergency braking situation
Control my fear and do not panic! Modulate the front brake to prevent the wheel from locking.
I experienced difficulty steering away from the pavement because my wheels were locked. Had I stayed calm and modulated my braking, I might have been able to steer away and prevent the fall.
Imagine if it were disc brakes! Probably would have flipped over the handlebars.