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    07-18-2017, 03:05 PM
    Dave608 replied to a thread 1st time track days in Track Days
    STT does still have a form of ride right. To check on availability call Crystal at the number at https://www.sportbiketracktime.com/ and let her know you are a first time rider.
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    07-14-2017, 09:59 PM
    Dave608 replied to a thread July 29-30 STT @ NCM in Track Days
    I'll be there. Not sure what group I'll be working what day yet
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    07-06-2017, 02:37 PM
    NCM was better last year when I was there, it was year 1 it was really bad. I got much better wear last year. Putnam wear end of May was pretty much like NCM was year 1, this is the rear tire on the Pani after 6 sessions. I did have stock...
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    07-05-2017, 12:07 PM
    Not to take anything away from Keith but someone who is not at the track all the time gathering data can possibly have all of the information for multiple brands of motorcycles and tracks. Setting the bike up for the street is much different from...
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    07-04-2017, 10:19 AM
    Tape measure is fine, I use a metric one but either will work. Once you are in the ballpark then you can use the exposed fork tube method and measure more finely for future adjustments, it's having a solid starting point that's important. On...
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    07-04-2017, 08:05 AM
    On the spring weight, don't get hung up on a spring rate chart, those are only a general guideline as a starting point, riding style impacts that far more. Someone who is aggressive on the brakes, etc will often need a heavier spring. On the...
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    07-03-2017, 10:58 PM
    Yeah, the gauge may be fine but worth testing, I've got the same gauge and was only .1 off a Dill calibration device. The new surface is ridiculously abrasive, I ran the SC2 last time as well but I run 35 hot. 2 psi wouldn't be enough to do that...
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    07-03-2017, 09:54 PM
    That's extreme. How big a gearing change did you do? Granted shortening the wheelbase will impact geometry but shouldn't have that negative an impact. What tire pressure where you running? And more importantly do you know if your gauge is...
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