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Old 06-25-2008, 10:01 AM   #21
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Here we go again.....

OK Noobs, buy some sprockets.

It does NOT matter what so and so uses.

It does NOT matter what YOU used last time at TWS (Texas World Speedway) etc.

Make an educated guess and then don't be too much of a lazy sod to try something different. Gearing is too important to listen to other slow folks.

Also, we used to mark our gearing wrong so when guys would look at it to see what we had it would really throw them off. Actually, we still do that sometimes. hehehe
I don't know who you are calling a Noob but the question is not a hard one to answer. I am sure there are people out there who have run a GSXR 750 out at this track and was running correct gearing that might be able to give me a suggestion about where to start. If you can't help me out then don't get on this thread and post anything. I don't care if you think you are a super racer.
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Old 06-25-2008, 10:17 AM   #22
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I don't know who you are calling a Noob but the question is not a hard one to answer. I am sure there are people out there who have run a GSXR 750 out at this track and was running correct gearing that might be able to give me a suggestion about where to start. If you can't help me out then don't get on this thread and post anything. I don't care if you think you are a super racer.
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I don't know who you are calling a Noob but the question is not a hard one to answer. I am sure there are people out there who have run a GSXR 750 out at this track and was running correct gearing that might be able to give me a suggestion about where to start. If you can't help me out then don't get on this thread and post anything. I don't care if you think you are a super racer.
Send a PM to Mr. Whoopie. He's running a 750 gixxer and has a bizzillion laps at MSR-H.

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Jody scared me away.
oh come on keith... it was just a friendly little race.
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Old 06-25-2008, 12:06 PM   #26
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I know, you know me I'll race anytime.

As far as the NOOB and the gearing question.

BUY SPROCKETS!!!

I'm trying to enlighten you, not be a . But I guess I can't help that.

This is how it works.

1. guess on gearing (after you do this a while you will get better at it)
2. ride the track
3. change gearing
4. ride the track
5. repeat till you have your gearing for your .

This gearing will change for weather, your pissy mood, tires, bike, and a whole host of other .

If it doesn't change, you ain't learning. As soon as you realise that, you'll get faster.

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I know, you know me I'll race anytime.

As far as the NOOB and the gearing question.

BUY SPROCKETS!!!

I'm trying to enlighten you, not be a . But I guess I can't help that.

This is how it works.

1. guess on gearing (after you do this a while you will get better at it)
2. ride the track
3. change gearing
4. ride the track
5. repeat till you have your gearing for your .

This gearing will change for weather, your pissy mood, tires, bike, and a whole host of other .

If it doesn't change, you ain't learning. As soon as you realise that, you'll get faster.

The End
I got sprockets, that is not the problem. Once again simple question! Where to start? But you being an instructor I guess its hard to just help out. I got answers from other people though, so thanks to those that helped.
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Does anyone know the gearing I should run at MSR Houston. I have a 2005 GSXR 750. Thanks.
Sign up for the LMS track day this Saturday and I'll get you setup.
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I got sprockets, that is not the problem. Once again simple question! Where to start? But you being an instructor I guess its hard to just help out. I got answers from other people though, so thanks to those that helped.
You're an instructor Keith? Who the asked you to teach for them? They must be desperate!

Just kidding, I'm sure your winning personality is what brings you to teaching the noobs about the ways of the track...


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Where to start?
Depends on how fast you are.

Are you a late braker?
Or do you tend to carry more corner speed?
Perhaps you are very hard on the gas on corner exits?
What do you weigh?
Do you have a stock motor?
What tires are you running? A taller profile lowers your overall gearing.
There's a myriad number of questions that can be asked.

But basically it comes down to this: "You would be better served discovering what works best for you." As you get faster and more comfortable, you're gearing choices will change as your riding style/habits change.

It's a learning process and regrettably you cannot just jump to the end. You have to learn the steps along the way.
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Old 06-26-2008, 01:40 AM   #33
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I will take a shot in the dark and say down 1 and stock out back but my exp on gsxr 750 is limited at best. My R1 rides around with stock gearing and taller tires imo higher entry speed will cause higher exit speed and so on so I really dont feel the need for gear at this point but it is a built bike dont know where you are really as far as power, I have seen 750's push 190 to the tire with a good yoshi motor.
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Depends on how fast you are.

Are you a late braker?
Or do you tend to carry more corner speed?
Perhaps you are very hard on the gas on corner exits?
What do you weigh?
Do you have a stock motor?
What tires are you running? A taller profile lowers your overall gearing.
There's a myriad number of questions that can be asked.

But basically it comes down to this: "You would be better served discovering what works best for you." As you get faster and more comfortable, you're gearing choices will change as your riding style/habits change.

It's a learning process and regrettably you cannot just jump to the end. You have to learn the steps along the way.


This is a much better version of what I meant to say.
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Hertell, you pussin' out for 7/4-6? I was going to go get a new Ninja 250 just to race with you.........
Well, no mini enduro and my 1000 is down right now.

I'm still not sure if I will drive up to hang out or not.
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You're an instructor Keith? Who the asked you to teach for them? They must be desperate!

Just kidding, I'm sure your winning personality is what brings you to teaching the noobs about the ways of the track...


I kid, I kid, I keeeeeed! Of course I keeeed!

I help alot of guys, but they gotta be able to accept reality.

Oh, and put up w/ some coach/boot camp instructing.
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Here we go again.....

OK Noobs, buy some sprockets.

It does NOT matter what so and so uses.

It does NOT matter what YOU used last time at TWS (Texas World Speedway) etc.

Make an educated guess and then don't be too much of a lazy sod to try something different. Gearing is too important to listen to other slow folks.

Also, we used to mark our gearing wrong so when guys would look at it to see what we had it would really throw them off. Actually, we still do that sometimes. hehehe

dont worry about this guy Dennis, apparently he hasnt talked enough on the CMRA BBS so he's gonna come here and talk too. But I'm sure Keith's a great guy!

and instead of taking all your gearing to msr and spend half the day swapping sprockets and busting your to find out what works just see my post above(46)
I'm sure someone (me) has already spent half a day busting their to see what works out there on your bike. holla
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LOL, OMG!!!

Read Ronnie's post.
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