some advice re: downshifting in corner entry

Chris Burgess chris at chrisburgess.com
Wed May 11 14:37:24 PDT 2011


I'm not that smart and you can't make me. (bonus points if you know the
quote)

On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 2:19 PM, <dsapsis at comcast.net> wrote:

> There. Zoran said it. Burgess, you might want to get out before this gets
> silly :)
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Zoran" <zv30 at sbcglobal.net>
> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 2:13:18 PM
> Subject: Re: some advice re: downshifting in corner entry
>
> No, because you need to qualify :)
> I did run that race on my sv and gsxr next day.
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Zoran Vujasinovic
> TWF Racing
> 775-786-4881
> www.twfracing.com
>
>
>
>
> On May 11, 2011, at 2:11 PM, Chris Burgess wrote:
>
> > Can I run my SV650 Superbike so I can experience all of that massive
> braking
> > into turn 11 at full speed instead of the nutured speed a stock pipe
> brings?
> >
> > In any case Laguna or T-Hill don't have any hard braking areas that
> compare
> > with turn 3 at Pacific Raceways and turn 10 at RA. Have you ever ridden
> > Pacific Raceways?
> >
> > -Chris
> > On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 2:09 PM, vik anderson <eeeeek at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> You or I could show up to this event and race. Your club racing license
> is
> >> all you needed. If it looks like club racing, is populated by club
> racers
> >> and quacks like club racing...
> >>
> >> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 1:43 PM, Chris Burgess <chris at chrisburgess.com
> >>> wrote:
> >>
> >>> 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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> >>
> >
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