better brakes

Randy Grein randygrein at comcast.net
Thu Sep 25 23:14:02 PDT 2008


Um, actually both Spokane and Pacific feature a downhill after turn 1.  
It's mild and easy to miss the drop, but it has a big effect on speed  
going into the first real corner, turn 2.
I'll pick up another 5-700 rpm between turn 1 and the entrance of 2.
Randy Grein, WMRRA #41

On Sep 25, 2008, at 5:00 PM, Chris Burgess wrote:

> The straight is completely flat.  I have video of the track with the
> straight...I do not hit the rev limiter in the video but you'll hear  
> me roll
> off just a tad.  Let me find it and post up when I get home.  Just  
> please
> don't make fun of the rest of my riding. :)
>
> -Chris
>
> On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 4:22 PM, Steve Robertson <srobertson at ssimicro.com 
> >wrote:
>
>> I used 10500 on the gearingcommander calculator and got 147mph.
>> Seems awful fast for a stock SV, unless you are going down hill  
>> with a
>> strong tail wind.
>>
>>
>> My SV650 stock motor last year indicated 146mph at the end of Spokane
>>> Raceways.  This is with a Michelin C front using the stock speedo  
>>> pickup.
>>> Gearing was 15/44 with a Michelin Power Race 160 rear tire and I was
>>> sitting
>>> at the rev limiter (had to roll off just a tad before turn 1 or it  
>>> smack
>>> the
>>> rev limiter mid corner)
>>>
>>> No idea how far off it is but the front tire is a bigger tire than  
>>> the
>>> stock
>>> tire which unless I am incorrect means the speedo is going to read  
>>> low
>>> compared to stock.
>>>
>>> Anybody have guesses on what the real speed was?
>>>
>>
>>
>
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