some advice re: downshifting in corner entry

vik anderson eeeeek at gmail.com
Wed May 11 12:51:51 PDT 2011


I like the extra caveat "like Road Atlanta turn 10". You simply said extreme
braking, which would bring in:

Thunderhill, turn 14
Infineon, turn 9
Laguna Seca, turn 11


On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 11:53 AM, Chris Burgess <chris at chrisburgess.com>wrote:

> It doesn't.  Name me one that is remotely like turn 10 at Road Atlanta
> which
> is what turn 3 at Pacific Raceways is like (although not quite as hard)
>
> -Chris
>
> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 11:51 AM, vik anderson <eeeeek at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > California has no extreme braking situations? Huh?
> >
> > On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 12:02 PM, Chris Burgess <chris at chrisburgess.com
> > >wrote:
> >
> > > Frankly a slipper isn't needed....it is nice sometimes to not have to
> > think
> > > about controlling the clutch during extreme braking situations (which
> > > California has none) but not needed.
> > >
> > > But yeah...what's the issue.
> > >
> > > -Chris
> > >
> > > On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 11:50 AM, Steve Robertson
> > > <srobertson at ssimicro.com>wrote:
> > >
> > > > Well to start with, what problems are you having?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >  Anyone on this list willing to spend a few minutes talking to me
> about
> > > >> downshifting?  Not street, just race corner entry downshifting.  I'm
> > > really
> > > >> struggling with this on my z-built superbike.  Obviously a slipper
> > > clutch is
> > > >> probably a good answer, but I'd like to learn how to do this better
> > > without
> > > >> the technology assist.
> > > >>
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
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Vik


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