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Old 01-11-2009, 01:58 PM   #61
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im still running stock suspension settings. im looking into getting that dialed in as well
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Old 01-11-2009, 02:02 PM   #62
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im still running stock suspension settings. im looking into getting that dialed in as well
You won't believe the difference from a geometry change. Raising or lowering the rear end of the gixxer 1/4" makes a substantial change in the handling for me at the track. Raising the rear end of the bike decreases the rake and improves turn in. Too much on my bike and it feels like you could tuck the front end easily, not to mention that it feels less stable.

On a motard, however, I doubt that it is as dramatic.

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Old 01-11-2009, 05:14 PM   #63
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I dunno, Motards are light as and when I raced them the geo. changes made even more of a difference. You can still change F&R ride height. Thats enough to accomplish most anything at the club level.
I hear you man, that's pretty well what I meant- not a lot of changes for those bikes, I don't hear folks making too many suspension changes... maybe I'm just missing it since I don't have one. Not to mention suspension is what you do and all... I'm sure you know about it!

Regardless Greg, have fun, I'll bet those 2 sets of tires probably last you half the season!
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Old 01-11-2009, 05:24 PM   #64
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oh ill have a blast this season for sure my bank account not so much

maybe this year when u play chase ill be able to keep u off of me a little bit longer
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Old 01-11-2009, 05:30 PM   #65
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oh ill have a blast this season for sure my bank account not so much

maybe this year when u play chase ill be able to keep u off of me a little bit longer
I'll be looking forward to that! I need to find a motard... after I win the lotto!
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Old 01-11-2009, 06:24 PM   #66
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Old 01-11-2009, 10:15 PM   #67
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try planning a season with lite V-twin sprint,C superbike sprint and an endurance team.i'm already selling body fluids LOL
Thanks for the idea! Maybe I won't sell my bike after all...
that and plasma donation money should be enough for a trackday each month
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