some advice re: downshifting in corner entry

Chris Burgess chris at chrisburgess.com
Wed May 11 15:49:17 PDT 2011


That's awesome to do...if you have spare revs to do it.  On the SV I
wouldn't do it.

On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 3:43 PM, Aaron Turner <synfinatic at gmail.com> wrote:

> Interesting... I know a number of people (Jason Pridmore for example)
> who say "get your down shifts done as early as possible".  Key thing
> was to be really slow on letting out the clutch on the last downshift.
>
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOax2ftgbNU
>
> +1 on the 3500rpm idle... has helped me a fair bit IMHO.
>
>
> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 3:37 PM,  <pattonme at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Brake first, shift later. I'm halfway thru braking before I even pull the
> clutch and by then rpms are down around 6k. Do the down shifts and then feed
> the motor in. It helps if your idle is set to say 3500rpm and you've
> practiced throttle control such that when you are shifting the gas is left
> cracked. That way the rpm isn't far off.
> >
> > Basically the keith code method.
> > Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile
> >
> >
>
>
>
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