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Old 12-17-09, 12:05 AM
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Look at it this way, your center of mass is moving at a certain speed, but the winner of the race isn't decided by when that point crosses the line, it's decided by the front wheels. So if you shift your center of mass by "throwing the bike", (I don't care about the stupid rule, I'm putting the comma outside the quotes damnit), you are moving the front wheel forward faster.
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