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Old 04-05-2015, 08:17 PM   #21
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hey you didnt quote my whole edited commented tho lol
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hey you didnt quote my whole edited commented tho lol
Sorry, my response stays the same. Regardless for the OP everyone will agree he needs seat time and lots of it.
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Old 04-05-2015, 08:21 PM   #23
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dang i just reached my 8000th post in this thread. i hope solracer gives me like a motohouston watch or something
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First, get seat time on the track. The time spent on the track will help you more than any modification ever could. I would track the 600 instead of a 1000, but that's just personal preference, from experience. I enjoyed the 600 much more. Was actually skiddish of all the power of the 1000 on the track. My advice
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Track tires and warmers
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Bolt on mods exhaust, pcV, rearsets, levers, etc (mostly just personal preference stuff)
Then get in to things like a quick shifter
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Those items and mods will come with time, like years. Any modern age street bike within the last 15 years is well suited enough to start out on. The experience is the most important thing you can get to help you out. Most importantly, HAVE FUN!!!
Cool I will definitely get more seat time on the track , I really wanted to make sure I started on the right bike , I plan on using a 06 Cbr600rr on the track ( im a big honda fan ) , from the research I've done , I see they hold up pretty nize on the tracks any views ?
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yeah let yourself get into a level 3 pace with that 600rr, then get your self a nice bike. you dont need suspension or anything to get to a level 3 pace with that bike.
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gotcha yeah, get a cheap sv650 to start on now and then get yourself a 08+ r6.

my first track bike was a 05 r6, and now its a 08 r6.
Ive done a lil research on the r6's, i see their good track bikes with top end power , I'll look more into them tho
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yeah look into that stuff later. when you get into level 3, shoot me a message and i'll get you to the right people. just listen to what everyone else posted already get gear, warmers, all that other crazy stuff done
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I'd put suspension quite a bit higher on that list. I'd rather have good suspension than 6 more hp.
I put suspension lower because of price, and he's 150lbs. Suspension on any modern super sport will suffice for a while before he's capable of out riding it's capabilities.
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Thanks guys this helps alot ,
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I put suspension lower because of price, and he's 150lbs. Suspension on any modern super sport will suffice for a while before he's capable of out riding it's capabilities.
Right, I agree he won't need it until he can out ride stock. He also won't need more power till he is fighting for a trophy.
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Right, I agree he won't need it until he can out ride stock. He also won't need more power till he is fighting for a trophy.
We all know we don't get exhaust for the power, it's all for the sound pcV for tuning and adding the quick shifter which is for convenience and ease. Little bolt on mods don't do much for power. I think the biggest improvement is throttle response really.
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We all know we don't get exhaust for the power, it's all for the sound pcV for tuning and adding the quick shifter which is for convenience and ease. Little bolt on mods don't do much for power. I think the biggest improvement is throttle response really.
Yes but all that is getting close to the cost of suspension.
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I plan on using a 06 Cbr600rr on the track ( im a big honda fan ) , from the research I've done , I see they hold up pretty nize on the tracks any views ?
Very balanced bike, although I've learned from a friend of mine you might struggle to soften up the suspension enough for your weight. The only thing a CBR is lacking over the rest of the field is a slipper clutch. When you get to the point of "needing" one (they're never really needed, but they are nice), you can slap one on for about $800.
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Cool I will definitely get more seat time on the track , I really wanted to make sure I started on the right bike , I plan on using a 06 Cbr600rr on the track ( im a big honda fan ) , from the research I've done , I see they hold up pretty nize on the tracks any views ?
I have the same 600rr. It's perfectly fine for the track. I've also found it to be incredibly reliable. Snag a set of used race body work, slap it on, and go. In fact, I have a spare set of crashed sharkskinz I'd be willing to let go of.
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Very balanced bike, although I've learned from a friend of mine you might struggle to soften up the suspension enough for your weight. The only thing a CBR is lacking over the rest of the field is a slipper clutch. When you get to the point of "needing" one (they're never really needed, but they are nice), you can slap one on for about $800.
Never heard of a Slipper Clutch, I will do some researching on them. Thanks
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I have the same 600rr. It's perfectly fine for the track. I've also found it to be incredibly reliable. Snag a set of used race body work, slap it on, and go. In fact, I have a spare set of crashed sharkskinz I'd be willing to let go of.
Cool Pm me a picture of them!
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Never heard of a Slipper Clutch, I will do some researching on them. Thanks
They essentially help keep your rear tire from skipping or locking up while braking and down shifting. This will hopefully make you more stable going into turns.
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They essentially help keep your rear tire from skipping or locking up while braking and down shifting. This will hopefully make you more stable going into turns.
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