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Question & Answer

Tech Question & Answer

Hello John, in previous race prep article you wrote, you mentioned that machining the head on a four stroke engine doesn’t tighten the squish….. – Billy Rae Thank you Billy Rae for writing in. Let me expand a bit. A two stroke piston top is perfectly smooth and of course, an almost perfect circle. Its…

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Tech Question & Answer

We have a few questions we can address this week. John, last fall I did a Turn 2 track day at Calabogie on my Street Triple. During the inspection, I mentioned to you that I found the bike turned too quick, almost “falling in”. You suggested I lower the forks (raise the front) a bit,…

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Do I Really Need Tire Warmers?

If not for racing, what about just for Track Days? Road Racers in the early 90’s had a totally different strategy of competition than they do today.  The bikes lined up on the grid and began racing after the green flag dropped.  The first corner was a balancing act as everyone fought their desire to…

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