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Walt Gifford
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If you press harder on the brakes it will lock the rear axle and there will be less friction and heat between pads and disk, just lift before your engine clutch lets go or your motor won’t re-start.

The other thing you can try is just stop riding the brakes so far into the turn.

Gif

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