Originally Posted by turugara
Good read. 1 question: why heel off the floor while braking? There was a debate about this but while clutching; the verdict was depending on what you get used to, and it was about 50/50 touch/not-touch the floor.
I hear many beginners actually overheat their brakes by not utilizing their full braking torque and by dragging the brakes at lighter pressure for longer distance and time.