better brakes

zoran zv30 at sbcglobal.net
Thu Sep 25 13:20:11 PDT 2008


it is about 15-20 miles per hour difference between two bikes.
it is acceleration of gsxr that makes you think it is much faster than that.


Zoran Vujasinovic
Twin Works Factory
775-786-4881
www.twfracing.com
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jo Rhett" <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2008 1:17 PM
Subject: Re: better brakes


> Quite possible, I hardly checked it out to determine accuracy ;-)
>
> Trust me that it wasn't just 135 or something.  That's within 10 miles 
> per hour of what the SV does.  I was going faster by halfway down the 
> straight than the SV does at the end of the straight.
>
> On Sep 25, 2008, at 12:41 PM, vik anderson wrote:
>> 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
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> -- 
>> Vik
>
> -- 
> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> #553 WERA / AFM
>
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