some advice re: downshifting in corner entry

Chris Burgess chris at chrisburgess.com
Wed May 11 12:58:45 PDT 2011


I've been to Thunderhill and Laguna.  Neither meet the term of extreme
braking...although Laguna's is getting closer.  But unless you are in MotoGP
or AMA you ain't racing there.

And I added the caveat so you'd understand what I meant by the term.

-Chris


On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 12:51 PM, vik anderson <eeeeek at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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