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Old 03-28-2008, 09:35 AM
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It is clear from that video why he was moved up to solo....nobody wants to ride with him.....
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Old 03-28-2008, 12:18 PM
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The abruptness makes me think you locked a rear wheel; either too much brake or more likely f-ed up the downshift.

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Old 03-28-2008, 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by TD in DC View Post
I think you should be knocked back to the blue group for further instruction.
Why, you lonely back there TD ... oh that's right you not in any group right now

Can't really tell from the little info in the video, but Jazz must have had an exciting time following/passing you
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Old 03-28-2008, 02:42 PM
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What's that? Are you hitting on me?
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Old 03-28-2008, 02:52 PM
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Can't really tell from the little info in the video, but Jazz must have had an exciting time following/passing you
i think it was actually pretty boring. i was far left and he just stayed online and slipped under
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Old 03-28-2008, 03:19 PM
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Maybe I'm seeing and hearing things. I plugged in my headphones and jacked up the volume to watch it a few times. Here what I heard: after blipping the throttle, the RPMs sounded like they dropped way down. The first thing that comes to mind is that you forgot to let the clutch out! Or maybe you caught the wrong gear?
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Old 03-28-2008, 08:36 PM
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Hmmm...

Not the greatest timing on the downshift, I'd say. A bit late in order to take the corner with throttle on. I downshift in the left bend at the top of the hill. Otherwise, trailing throttle, turning in, and 911. Any other questions?
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Old 03-28-2008, 09:12 PM
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haha, no john. that pretty much covers all of them.
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Old 03-29-2008, 10:15 AM
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Hey;

Short of not getting yourself into those situations, how 'bout setting your car up with a bit more understeer?
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Old 03-29-2008, 10:47 AM
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sometimes you just gotta run what you brung, but i've been told that i may want to look into an adjustable front bar. maybe that will help?
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Old 03-29-2008, 10:50 AM
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}{, can you get a bar to soften the rear? How big is your rear bar?
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Old 03-30-2008, 09:19 AM
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Originally Posted by }{arlequin View Post
sometimes you just gotta run what you brung, but i've been told that i may want to look into an adjustable front bar. maybe that will help?
Perhaps so;

Next time I suggest you brung some adjustability! It is indeed true that you need to learn to drive in all conditions, but that's hard to do if your car is in a tiny little wad.
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Old 03-30-2008, 10:31 PM
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mark, i have stock bars all around. actually, front is 14mm 'through the body' and rear is stock sc bar.
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Old 03-31-2008, 10:25 PM
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Sure sounds like you lifted a touch before the tail shifted. I can't see the tach, but there is a change in note right before. I think you made a really nice recovery.
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