chris at chrisburgess.com
Fri Sep 26 09:58:14 PDT 2008
I was getting the rev limiter just as I tipped into turn 1 at Spokane.
Trust me..I know Spokane has a hill there...I had the pleasure of looking
back on it last year from the side of the track. *grin*
On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 11:14 PM, Randy Grein <randygrein at comcast.net>wrote:
> 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
>> 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. :)
>> On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 4:22 PM, Steve Robertson <srobertson at ssimicro.com
>> 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
>>>> Gearing was 15/44 with a Michelin Power Race 160 rear tire and I was
>>>> at the rev limiter (had to roll off just a tad before turn 1 or it smack
>>>> rev limiter mid corner)
>>>> No idea how far off it is but the front tire is a bigger tire than the
>>>> 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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