some advice re: downshifting in corner entry

Zoran zv30 at sbcglobal.net
Thu May 12 09:43:42 PDT 2011


Dan is doing 45's at Infineon without slipper :)



Thanks,

Zoran Vujasinovic
TWF Racing
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On May 12, 2011, at 9:42 AM, Chris Burgess wrote:

> No slipper on Jason's bike if I recall correctly from someone who is one of
> his instructors.  He teaches using the clutch yourself to be the slipper.
> 
> On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 8:07 AM, Randy Grein <randygrein at comcast.net> wrote:
> 
>> Yup - slipper. Listen to the revs, he downshifts and the revs aren't
>> matched to speed - and if I'm not mistaken it sounds like he's not slowing
>> much initially. Without a slipper (on an SV at least) redline would be
>> greatly exceeded and you'll blow a lot of engines.
>> Randy Grein
>> 
>> 
>> On May 12, 2011, at 2:43 AM, Jo Rhett wrote:
>> 
>> Hm.  I find it notable that in this video Jason does his downshifts like I
>>> do now -- very early in the corner.   I'm sure the slipper clutch helps, but
>>> this is notable.
>>> 
>>> On May 11, 2011, at 3:43 PM, Aaron Turner 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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>> 
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