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post #31 of 33 Old 01-31-2017, 05:24 AM
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Originally Posted by ZX6R OZ View Post
He's right you know...

Then again, I've crashed my race bike and couldn't drive my car home so there's that too.
Yeah that's always a possibility. But it sure makes it a lot easier for someone else to take your bike home along with your vehicle, trailer, etc. than if you just had the bike

Both times I crashed at the track the bikes were not rideable, so I just through it in the trailer and off I went. Thankfully I was ok both times, aside from a sprained wrist the first time.

Plus it's nice to have more space to carry all your shit. Riding to the track really limits on what you can bring with you. Aside from all the gear, I got 2 bikes, paddock stands for both, tire warmers, a 3'x4'x2' tool box, some spare parts, a chair, gas can, extension cord, fan, cooler with drinks and maybe some food, and my backpack where I put random shit like my tablet, GoPro, datalogger, and some clothes.

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post #32 of 33 Old 01-31-2017, 06:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Deckx View Post
@PainfullySlo w.... what pressures you running in above photo ?!!

I just got 180/60 for my 2014 bike, just getting around to setting it for track but i'm assuming i wont have to put in the 8mm spacer in back shock using this size ?....
I run between 25.5 and 28psi in the rear depending on conditions. As for the shock spacer: these bikes like to be tall so I would seriously consider taking it to a suspension pro to have them do what they can. Even with OEM components it can make a world of difference and most of them will set it up for under $50.

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I would but I'd just got the bike setup well for the S21s. The intention was just to see out the remaining track day with the SC0 as my S21 had no tread left. Did the job. You're right, sticky as hell. But I am going back to S21s as I am not at your level, plus I had to ride the thing home.
As was mentioned, I would personally change the geometry but that is your choice. I will however say that I agree and it is a bad idea to ride to a track day. What happens if you crash? How do you get home?
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I hear a lot of guys who run local races run a 190 in the rear...just my 2 cents
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