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I'm excited about Road America. Doing all the prep work I can think of including reviewing my videos from a SBTT event June 2011.

I'm planning on running 15/44 gearing on my GSXR. Thoughts? I have a 45T rear as well. Should I try the 45 in the morning Friday and switch to the 44T after lunch?

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I'm excited about Road America. Doing all the prep work I can think of including reviewing my videos from a SBTT event June 2011.

I'm planning on running 15/44 gearing on my GSXR. Thoughts? I have a 45T rear as well. Should I try the 45 in the morning Friday and switch to the 44T after lunch?
I have never been there, so you have a great advantage over me.

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good thing you race in a different class speedster. 1000's pull the f*ck out of me there. I'm loosing 7 more lbs before then

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so I could buy a new A- Bike. The money for the new bike never materialized. I wanted Cory Wests B-Bike like i did last year

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I'll be running 16-44 on the 09 R6. It makes around 115 hp @ the rear so I'll be hoping to roll about 160mph going into T5. Got to get the quick shifter installed & working, rear number on the tail, make sure left side cover is not leaking oil, fix the tack (coming apart), replace EBC extreme pro pads, set rear sag properly, lub cables, check engine coolant, clean fairings, fix sponsor stickers etc...

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I'll be running 16-44 on the 09 R6. It makes around 115 hp @ the rear so I'll be hoping to roll about 160mph going into T5. Got to get the quick shifter installed & working, rear number on the tail, make sure left side cover is not leaking oil, fix the tack (coming apart), replace EBC extreme pro pads, set rear sag properly, lub cables, check engine coolant, clean fairings, fix sponsor stickers etc...

I'll be there Friday running the Apex track day - 2 x MW SS and GTU.
another one to watch through tech...........

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I'm not sure I can let you on the track with all the wheelies

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What ever, all this track shit is giving me no more fun lately... maybe I'm gonna stay home and terrorize the unknowing squids at SoW.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BePfo-t3x2k < Road America from late April or early May 2011 The trees go by very fast at 180mph

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Butch: I've kept my R6 stock because everybody around me is blowing built motors - Scotty & Megan Ryan, Rob Sobotka and many others. PC V, slipon with 05 header and dyno tuning. The suspension on the other hand....

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Butch: I've kept my R6 stock because everybody around me is blowing built motors - Scotty & Megan Ryan, Rob Sobotka and many others.
But their riding style is a bit different than yours as well...

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Crap... if it rains I would need advice on gearing. probably don't want it pulling to hard still and would opt for taller gearing anyway. If it rains Georgia boy will do very well indeed.

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Butch: I've kept my R6 stock because everybody around me is blowing built motors - Scotty & Megan Ryan, Rob Sobotka and many others. PC V, slipon with 05 header and dyno tuning. The suspension on the other hand....

I'll be looking to draft the faster bikes @ RA.... Getting a 43 tooth sprocket today!!
Just from my own personal experience, a stock R6 will spin a bearing just as easily as a built one. Poor oil flow in these motors lead to these problems regardless of how stock or built.
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Not sure if most of the failures have been spun bearings... seems to be random. Bottom line is that you have to rev the shit out of these motors to get HP.

I need to be WFO and full on the brake and get away from this coasting bs...

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Not sure if most of the failures have been spun bearings... seems to be random. Bottom line is that you have to rev the shit out of these motors to get HP.

I need to be WFO and full on the brake and get away from this coasting bs...
Ask around and you'll be surprised by how many have the same problem. My stock R6 only had 1500 miles before it happened.
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All I have heard of spun a bearing. Cylinder 2 I believe.

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Hmmm....

Should we be looking for a spare motor for our endurance bike?

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I blew a rod out of the case of my 2005 CBR1k with 1300miles... street riding, nothing is safe if you ask me... but than I guess my track record with engines might not be the best...

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X noticed some shiny stuff in the oil when he changed it last weekend. He's a little nervous about that but doesn't have the time to pull the motor and replace them.

We just briefly discussed trading in my RR for a backup R6. :P
They could always use my RR, but it's a bone stock bike besides the slip-on. The suspenders are a little weak. Sigh.

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