afm199 at earthlink.net
Thu Sep 25 12:31:53 PDT 2008
adjusted for bench racing
On Sep 25, 2008, at 12:25 PM, vik anderson wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 11:11 AM, Jo Rhett
> <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>wrote:
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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
>> these onto my '03 front end? Pretty please?
>> Jo Rhett / velociRaptor Racing
>> #553 WERA / AFM
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