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Old 10-20-2010, 10:21 AM   #21
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Dropping helps change the dynamic of the suspension to allow the swing arm to be straight to transfer maximum power to the rear tire(as long as its not too low to cause the rear suspension to buckle and 'lift' the front tire.)

Strapping the front end requires the front of the bike to lift the suspension/wheel assembly when under light weight(hard acceleration) situations instead of the springs helping the front end up.

Extending the swing arm changes the lift point by setting the wheel behind the bike. As long as the rear tire is soft enough to not slip there is great benefit.

Since a 600 is less likely to wheelie and can be launched harder w less concern for lift its a great starter drag bike design w stretching/lowering and may cause better launches over inexperienced larger bike riders.

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Old 10-20-2010, 10:47 AM   #22
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Because you want to win. Are you telling me somebody on a 600 could compete with YOU?

Any bike can be competitive. There are classes as well as bracket and index racing. It's more about consistency than quickness. I have had my handed to me by a 250.
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Old 10-20-2010, 12:39 PM   #23
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When I bought my bike, it was already lowered via adjustable lowering links. Since I have no interest in drag racing, but have taken and will be taking it to trackdays, would it be beneficial to me if I raise it back to stock height? I'm 6' and have no trouble flatfooting the ground.
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Old 10-20-2010, 06:04 PM   #24
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When I bought my bike, it was already lowered via adjustable lowering links. Since I have no interest in drag racing, but have taken and will be taking it to trackdays, would it be beneficial to me if I raise it back to stock height? I'm 6' and have no trouble flatfooting the ground.
Just try it. Its easy
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Old 10-20-2010, 06:14 PM   #25
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lol, ok... i'll look into it
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