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As others have said, the MPH is there for it to be a ripper. Launching a bike takes practice that's all

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Bike looks beautiful!!
the track has good prep, so the strut ok, when I used a stut I found was harder to get traction so put shock back on and, that worked for me. I was going out the hole at about 6,000 rev, riding clutch. I had the strut & I had the front strapped down, you could try strapping the front down. but that can also mean you might need a steering damper but I think for the trap speed your doing you should be fine with front strapped down & give it more rev's off the line to get 60ft time down. if front comes up keep it wide open but control front with your clutch & 12's easy.
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I’ve always liked having zero sag in the front end. Found it more predictable and easier to ride. Eliminate the variables to find consistency.
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I’ve always liked having zero sag in the front end. Found it more predictable and easier to ride. Eliminate the variables to find consistency.
yes probably a good idea, I used the straps but found my traction was not as good ( weight transfer ). zero sag would make it more predictable. once I get used to my bike and racing, I don't like to change anything.
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