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Old 07-21-2009, 10:40 PM   #1
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Smoked by Wes on an RC51

OK, here is a little snippet. Check this pass going into turn 2 at TWS (Texas World Speedway)...

I'm at somewhere are 95 mph when he blows by me...

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Old 07-21-2009, 10:42 PM   #2
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Looked like you turned in off the banking real early.
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Old 07-21-2009, 10:44 PM   #3
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OK, this non-racer, track guy likes that smooth spot in the transition... I'm crossing it at 130 mph and even in the smooth spot, it's still generates some pucker...
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Old 07-21-2009, 10:48 PM   #4
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I understand, it just "appears" as though you almost have to straighten up and then turn in again close to pit out. You can pick up a lot of time through there running deeper and coming down off the banking straighter.
Not criticizing just critiquing.
My 2 cents, ymmv.
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Old 07-21-2009, 10:50 PM   #5
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I understand, it just "appears" as though you almost have to straighten up and then turn in again close to pit out. You can pick up a lot of time through there running deeper and coming down off the banking straighter.
Not criticizing just critiquing.
My 2 cents, ymmv.
Yep, I appreciate the comments. Coming down off the banking from up high disrupts the bike and scares the out of me.
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Old 07-21-2009, 10:55 PM   #7
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Who's twin did Wes steal? Dont tell me he switched to a twin?
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Are you coming off with the throttle chopped, transition throttle or holding steady?
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Are you coming off with the throttle chopped, transition throttle or holding steady?
The green throttle bar tells all and it's accurate. I'm crossing the transition with the throttle off.
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So as a result your forks are compressing due to the weight transfer, once you hit the transition they're probably coming close to if not completely bottoming, which is why the bike is not happy.
Try at least going through on transition throttle and see if it helps.
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Old 07-21-2009, 11:11 PM   #11
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waiting for wes to chime in but he probably wont. i was following Wes's line most of the afternoon. he turns in early.
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He's been wanting to see that pass on video... he'll be on...
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It was the only way I could get past the big man on the GSXR. Thanks for the shot Curt. The transition at the bottom is allot smoother, I think your tires had allot to do with your discomfort in one. Oh and no theft involved with the bike. It is my street bike. Just had it out for alittle fun.
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Yep, I appreciate the comments. Coming down off the banking from up high disrupts the bike and scares the out of me.
I hear ya on that one big fella. It makes my cahones shrink up somewhat too.

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Frankly, I'm pretty happy to be at a true 130 going over the transition. Watching a couple of the videos, I think I might try holding 4th instead of shifting to 5th and then just easing a bit off the throttle instead of going to zero to see how that feels. Once over the transition, I'd think the engine braking in 4th would be better while on the front brake, and I'd only really need to grab one gear.
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Is the brake light correct? It's lighting up on your corner exit and accel onto the straight. Dragging it to tighten up your line or is the sensor not 100% correct?
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Sensor is a wee bit too sensitive. Just the pressure from my gloved hand on the lever is activating the sensor. I need to adjust it.

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