some advice re: downshifting in corner entry

Randy Grein randygrein at comcast.net
Wed May 11 15:12:57 PDT 2011


Wait later to shift, pull in the clutch, some combination of the two.  
I've known some who advocate easing the clutch out on downshifts but  
it's a task I never mastered.
Randy Grein

On May 11, 2011, at 3:03 PM, Chris Burgess wrote:

> I disagree...you can buy courage...at least the results of courage.   
> On the
> outside there is no difference between courage and being stupid.   
> Its all
> about what you are doing it against.
>
> Which piece of advice? Wait later to shift?  Because I can agree  
> with that
> one.
>
> -Chris
>
>
> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 3:01 PM, Randy Grein  
> <randygrein at comcast.net> wrote:
>
>> Chris, courage can't be bought, but stupid is free. (grin)
>>
>> You're right, this does not help Jo with his problem, which is how to
>> handle a bucking bronco during downshifts. I haven't heard anything  
>> that
>> invalidates my earlier advice...
>>
>> Randy Grein
>>
>>
>> On May 11, 2011, at 2:35 PM, Chris Burgess wrote:
>>
>> Skills can't be bought.  Courage can be.  Put 6 zero's behind the 1  
>> and
>>> you'll see me do some stupid stuff.
>>>
>>>
>>> But I'm still trying to figure out how this helps Jo with his  
>>> shifting
>>> issues. :)
>>>
>>> -Chris
>>>
>>> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 2:22 PM, Zoran <zv30 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>>
>>> I would be first in line if skills can be bought :)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>>
>>>> Zoran Vujasinovic
>>>> TWF Racing
>>>> 775-786-4881
>>>> www.twfracing.com
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On May 11, 2011, at 2:16 PM, Chris Burgess wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I could qualify if given enough m$t$v$t$$n. :)
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Zoran <zv30 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> No, because you need to qualify :)
>>>>>> I did run that race on my sv and gsxr next day.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
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>
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