better brakes

Jo Rhett jorhett at fastlizardracing.com
Thu Sep 25 12:35:32 PDT 2008


Huh?  Just to be clear, my mid-corner speed between 14 and 15 was  
~90mph and I was well past 150mph before the start/finish line.

Remember, GSXR1000.  Not an SV.

On Sep 25, 2008, at 12:31 PM, Ernest Montague wrote:
> adjusted for bench racing
>
> Actual 135
>
> On Sep 25, 2008, at 12:25 PM, vik anderson wrote:
>
>> 170?
>>
>>
>> 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 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
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> -- 
>> Vik
>>
>

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Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
#553 WERA / AFM







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