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Re: [ST] Back from the track...
- Subject: Re: [ST] Back from the track...
- From: "Garry Simmons" <garrysimmons@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2006 16:51:30 -0400
> The ST is a great steed, and it is more than anyone can safely use on the
> For the track, the pegs are way too low (also ruined a new pair of boots
> with my
> feet that low - ground right through the tow slider and the sole after the
> sessions - 7th was on the R6, and I wasn't getting those aftermarket
> rearsets to
> touch down....). I really did feel the weight of the bike in the turns
> too, and
> suspension short-comings, and some pretty bad brake fade by the end of the
> Just to clarify, this is not an ST bash - for from it - finding the limits
> consistently turn after turn makes me realize how good the bike is.
> because the bike can still cover long miles in comfort with luggage. I am
> rather just sharing my experience, and thoughts from it. I am however
> at some track bikes this week (2001 R1, 2003 R6, 2002 GSX-R 750). I will
> hopefully have one all set up for my return to the track in a few weeks
> Raceway here I come - finally a track run counter-clockwise)
I agree, and which is why I now have the ZX-6R in the garage. Light,
well-suspended, turns on a dime. Good stuff when riding hard.
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