better brakes

zoran zv30 at sbcglobal.net
Thu Sep 25 12:58:10 PDT 2008


that was nothing.my gsxr 750 gauge was reading 184 right after finish line 
at reno/fernley :)
even my gsxr1000 is not that fast.


Zoran Vujasinovic
Twin Works Factory
775-786-4881
www.twfracing.com
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "vik anderson" <eeeeek at gmail.com>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2008 12:41 PM
Subject: Re: better brakes


> Yes, I race a 2005 GSXR1000 and I have never seen anything close to 170 at
> Thill. My laps times are usually 1:58's. Sometimes faster, sometimes 
> slower.
>
> Methinks the bike you were riding was re-geared and the speedo, which is
> notoriously inaccurate anyway, was reading higher due to the re-gearing.
>
> On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 12:35 PM, Jo Rhett 
> <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>wrote:
>
>> 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
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>> --
>>  Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
>> #553 WERA / AFM
>>
>>
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>>
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>
>
> -- 
> Vik 



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