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Guzzis at Laguna Seca

Discussion in 'Racing' started by guzzigray, Oct 28, 2020.

  1. DeadEye

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    What I want to know is if those bags were empty or full ;(
    Everyone was also wind screen less in an effort to get streamlined.

    There was a lot of skill involved in keeping those Hogs ( and Indians ) on a line, more than once there was some gentle slides coming into a corner, and a few with a wobble here and there !
     
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    GTM® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    The front runners had carbon fiber reproductions of the screens and bags, with lightweight mounts, and nothing else. Clever and pricey to do of course.
    The slides "backing it in" is seen in every road race these days, including MotoGP. The wobbles... well, heh.
     
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    Bike Development - I found it quite interesting and entertaining :)
    The Harley’s
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    buzglyd Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    It's like 24 hours of Lemons or Chump car. The cars may not look like race cars but there is a lot of skullduggery beneath the rust.
     
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    Indian bike development
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    scottmastrocinque Scott Mastrocinque GT Famiglia

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    Don't get me wrong Bill because I thought it was a HOOT! I loved it.

    I was just attempting to be silly.

    I learned to love unusual class racing like this back during the BMW Boxer Cup racing. Everybody had basically the exact same motorcycle engine, transmission, and driveline and it was who was the best rider, not the best built machine.
     
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    Really, on some bikes the only original piece was the frame and an *New* engine from the original manufacturer...
     
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    In a car - you get a little slide going and not much happens unless you continue that Slide into a Ditch or RockCut !

    On a Motorcycle you are *Right* There - you really have to develop a *feel* for that edge !
    I have a lot of respect for those Racers !
    I don't think I could learn where that Edge is in the rest of my lifetime !
    Better a live Chicken than a Dead Hero !

    Would like to take the V7 to the local track to play and learn - but you need a full suit - not just Asphalt pants and a Jacket.
    I wear those pants, Proper Boots, gloves, a hard shell vest with the hard spine shell and the jacket with back arm / shoulder padding... but they aren't attached / one piece, I have a hard time justifying 1000$ for one piece leathers to go to the track once...
     

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