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Jerkface JC
March 4th, 2011, 12:15 AM
I'm back.
Track ready 06 GSXR750.
2 track day credits.
http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c130/jerkfacejc/1299209913209.jpg

Let's drag the knees.
All I need now is some know-how, and a trailer. If anybody wants to donate either this season I would be grateful.

I am not too familiar with race tires.
Would you consider this tire good for another track day?

http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c130/jerkfacejc/1299213480189.jpg

http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c130/jerkfacejc/1299213545891.jpg

Fureinku
March 4th, 2011, 02:26 AM
sexy

wrx_02
March 4th, 2011, 09:05 AM
Your new bike is tearing *** all over your garage, even though it is just sitting still.

Jus10
March 4th, 2011, 09:37 AM
my .02

Its difficult to advise on the tires not knowing what they've been through and how old they are. Realize that race tires must be heated well before they perform well (warmers!). You CAN run a few laps to get a feel for them if you want to try your luck. Just have some cash on hand incase they're hard as bowling balls.

Its not much different than buying take offs. You never know what your getting.. A $300 set of tires is cheap insurance on your shiny new investment. Unless your using warmers and running race pace I'd suggest using a street/track tire. They should offer better overall grip (cold/hot) and by chance you get caught in a shower you'll be glad your not on slicks. FYI - My first trackday was in the rain!* :D

*disclaimer - not counting TMS. ;)

CBar
March 4th, 2011, 01:55 PM
I was hoping to see the Harley transform into something like this:

http://bbs.tsba.org/imagehosting/34204d713570c3826.jpg

wrx_02
March 4th, 2011, 02:09 PM
That's like turning your 4 door Chevy 2,500 into a LeMans race truck.

Ninja Master 10R
March 4th, 2011, 03:40 PM
Amen Brother, let's do this.

Jus10
March 4th, 2011, 06:16 PM
I was hoping to see the Harley transform into something like this:

http://bbs.tsba.org/imagehosting/34204d713570c3826.jpg

I know a guy with a similar street bike. Nasty torque, loud & fast. :mischief:

CBar
March 4th, 2011, 10:12 PM
I know a guy with a similar street bike. Nasty torque, loud & fast. :mischief:

It's good enough for Mr. Daytona!
http://www.motorcycle.com/news/scott-russell-to-race-hd-xr1200-at-daytona-90447.html

Jerkface JC
March 5th, 2011, 12:23 AM
While I wish I was tackling such accomplishments I will save that for another day. My potato machine will remain a commuter.
However I did accomplish 75 in a 60 according to the nice State Trooper.

Thanks Justin for the advice. I was told they had 3 sprint races on them. They are a bit blue, but I will throw some tire warmers on them and see how soft they get. I'm a big fan even though I don't have an autograph yet.

Fureinku
March 5th, 2011, 02:23 AM
did you explain that the bike has a hard enough time doin 60?

Jus10
March 5th, 2011, 02:51 PM
While I wish I was tackling such accomplishments I will save that for another day. My potato machine will remain a commuter.
However I did accomplish 75 in a 60 according to the nice State Trooper.

Thanks Justin for the advice. I was told they had 3 sprint races on them. They are a bit blue, but I will throw some tire warmers on them and see how soft they get. I'm a big fan even though I don't have an autograph yet.

Three sprint races for me is quite different from three sprint races for the great Ronnie Hay. :bow: Still not alot of info but tires are expensive and as long as you dont push your luck too much and listen to what they try to tell you I would think you'll be fine.

The best investment you can make is getting the suspension set up for you and haveing nice sticky tires. :cool: EDIT, followed closely by personal instruction from Hay, Howard, or the likes. :mischief:

CBar
March 5th, 2011, 05:53 PM
The blue is fine. It will come off next time you ride it.

Jus10
March 5th, 2011, 06:52 PM
The blue is fine. It will come off next time you ride it.

dang, I'd be insulted. ;)