On the contrary -- the "average" rider ends up filing an insurance claim every time traction goes even a little south.
Yeah, I'd go along with that.
And if one wants to make sure, it's really easy to do.
Be it front or back slide, just be sure to instantly :
Stand up the bike.
Hard shut the throttle.
Grab the front brake lever.
Results are guaranteed, and it's not necessary to do all 3.
Many a time just 1 is needed.
Seriously though, do you not find the modern tires much more forgiving.
I was blown away the first time I had a light front end slide on the 2CTs.
It just skated out and came back in all on its own without any dramatics at all. (I just let it do it's thing and gathered things up after the grip came back in full.)
Same with a rear slide that was much much more dramatic.
(Again, I just let it do it's thing and gathered things up after the grip came back in full.)
The present day tires give way gently and come back in the same way - at least within the limits of what I'm trying to get out of them.
I remember the old stuff being much more dramatic when they lost grip.
That was such a long long time ago.............