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Old 06-11-2006, 02:24 PM   #1
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I meant to ask this a long time ago, but I forgot:

What's all that chalky stuff on the tracks?? I saw it again in the Haner video at MSR recently. It always scared the out of me like gravel...
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Old 06-11-2006, 03:18 PM   #2
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Not sure what you're exactly referring to but the only chalky stuff I can think of is the absorbing powder that's layed our on the track after an oil spill to soak up the oil. Dunno if this answers your question :dontknow:
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gianni, I don't think thast's gonna answear this newb's question. lol
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its a type of oil absorber... you will see them use it on the ama races when someone blows an engine
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The stuff in Haners video was residue from the pouring of the cement curbing. Any other time it's probably oil dry.
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Ok, thanks.

I wonder why they wouldn't sweep it up. I'm sure it affects traction somehow. scary
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Ok, thanks.

I wonder why they wouldn't sweep it up. I'm sure it affects traction somehow. scary
Yep, just like dirt or mud on the track. Throttle control!
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You gotta understand we were riding te track before it was finished. As far as cleaning up oil dry, I have never seen that done. Short of a street sweeper and there is no way to get it all up. It usually is blown off after a few sessions. They had a pretty good oil down at the last Ducati day and it didn't affect much other than your psyche as you rode throught it. Not as slippery as sand or dirt, more like kitty litter............. meow.
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