jorhett at fastlizardracing.com
Thu Sep 25 12:33:43 PDT 2008
As reported on speedo. Or thereabouts. My head was bouncing quite a
bit because it had old Dunlop ntecs that made the bike less and less
stable the faster you went. I know it went past 150mph well before I
hit the start/finish line.
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
>> 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
Jo Rhett / velociRaptor Racing
#553 WERA / AFM
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