better brakes

Ernest Montague afm199 at earthlink.net
Thu Sep 25 12:31:53 PDT 2008


adjusted for bench racing

Actual 135

On Sep 25, 2008, at 12:25 PM, vik anderson wrote:

> 170?
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> On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 11:11 AM, Jo Rhett 
> <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>wrote:
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>> A long time ago there was a conversation about having better brakes, 
>> and I
>> was told that I didn't know good because I had never felt it.
>>
>> Well the '03 750 front end had better stopping power, but only
>> incrementally so and certainly wasn't an eye opener.
>>
>> Last week I rode a friend's 2006 GSXR1000 and *THAT* was some better
>> brakes.  I grabbed them lightly in the paddock and did a full on 
>> stoppie.  I
>> was worried they might be too grabby on the track, but at speed they 
>> were
>> incremental and *sweet*.  170mph down Thunderhill's front straight 
>> and I
>> felt better entering turn 1 on the GSXR1000 than I ever did on either 
>> sv650.
>>  My god those brakes were nice.
>>
>> The pads were Vesrah SRJL, which I have already acquired.   Is there
>> anything else about the '06 brakes I might want to find?  Can I just 
>> swap
>> these onto my '03 front end?  Pretty please?
>>
>> --
>> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
>> #553 WERA / AFM
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> -- 
> Vik
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