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Skidding is bad - it takes longer to slow down, it's harder to control and it wears out your tires. If you start to skid while stopping, ease up on the brake just a bit, and once the skid stops, try to maintain that level of pressure. Don't ever clamp the brake levers as hard as you can. Instead add pressure progressively to stop as fast and safely as possible.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|