some advice re: downshifting in corner entry

Chris Burgess chris at chrisburgess.com
Wed May 11 13:43:56 PDT 2011


Not a club level race event.  But it is something other than AMA or
MotoGP.....so you have me on that.

On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 1:41 PM, Aaron Turner <synfinatic at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> http://www.cyclenews.com/articles/road-racing/2010/06/22/monterey-challenge-announced
>
>
> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 1:21 PM, Chris Burgess <chris at chrisburgess.com>
> wrote:
> > At Laguna? Really?  They were never advertised.
> >
> > OH or are you saying track days == racing?
> >
> > -Chris
> >
> > On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 1:09 PM, vik anderson <eeeeek at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> <snip>But unless you are in MotoGP or AMA you ain't racing there.</snip>
> >>
> >> Not true. For at least the last two years, there have been multiple club
> >> racing events there for bikes. Heck, they were even sound restriction
> free
> >> days.
> >>
> >> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 12:58 PM, Chris Burgess <chris at chrisburgess.com
> >> >wrote:
> >>
> >> > 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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> >> > > > >
> >> > > > >
> >> > > > > --
> >> > > > > Vik
> >> > > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > --
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> >> > > --
> >> > > Vik
> >> > >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
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> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Vik
> >>
> >
> >
> >
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