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Offline guzzi771

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Track Day San Marcos TX
« on: April 22, 2021, 05:11:43 PM »
I did another track on my V7 III at Harris Hill raceway and it will be the last on the V7 . It's too dangerous with the exhaust dragging when leaned over plus the kickstand has to be removed first because it drags very easy .  I could buy a Zard full exhaust and fix the problem but at 65 years old my racing days are over . If their was a V7III Fast Endurance cup in the U.S.  like in Italy I would go all out and buy a racing kit from Guareschi Moto in Italy . I would like to get some Pirelli Phantom Sportcomps but I didn't have any problems with the stock Demons . My Yamaha R3 will be my track day from now on its a real sportbike and easy to ride .








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Re: Track Day San Marcos TX
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2021, 05:14:19 PM »
 Who cut faster laps , you or Fido ? :grin:

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Re: Track Day San Marcos TX
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2021, 05:26:06 PM »
Max is Faster  :wink:

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Re: Track Day San Marcos TX
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2021, 05:47:56 PM »
Max is Faster  :wink:

 Better power to weight ratio .

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Re: Track Day San Marcos TX
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Re: Track Day San Marcos TX
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2021, 05:49:57 PM »
You need to get off the side more and the knee on the deck to reduce the undercarriage drag although everything has it's limits.

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Re: Track Day San Marcos TX
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2021, 06:36:16 PM »
You need to get off the side more and the knee on the deck to reduce the undercarriage drag although everything has it's limits.

Ciao  If you look at the 3rd photo from the top you can see my knee and exhaust is dragging .Zard makes a full exhaust that will not drag and you are right everything has its limits and road racing is not what the V7 is made for ....

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Re: Track Day San Marcos TX
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2021, 11:05:44 PM »
Wait, wait wait a minute here- San Marcos has a track now?  That's my hometown!  I better bring a bike next time I visit family.
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Re: Track Day San Marcos TX
« Reply #7 on: April 23, 2021, 06:49:23 AM »
Even though you are moving on to a different track bike, you sure have some nice photos to print and hang on the wall.   :thumb:
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Re: Track Day San Marcos TX
« Reply #8 on: April 23, 2021, 08:42:54 AM »
Wait, wait wait a minute here- San Marcos has a track now?  That's my hometown!  I better bring a bike next time I visit family.
[/quote                       Harris Hill has been open for over 10 year and its just been repaved

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Re: Track Day San Marcos TX
« Reply #9 on: April 23, 2021, 09:27:55 AM »
Interesting- I had never heard of it.   Of course, I haven't lived there in several decades, so there is that...
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Re: Track Day San Marcos TX
« Reply #10 on: April 23, 2021, 12:27:14 PM »
Great town.  Combines some of the best of Austin and San Antonio. 

Of course I moved away from SA in 1984.   So maybe it's changed?
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Re: Track Day San Marcos TX
« Reply #11 on: April 23, 2021, 02:44:21 PM »
771, if you ever do a track day at COTA, let me know, I'll stop by and say "hi."  I usually work turn 20.
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Re: Track Day San Marcos TX
« Reply #12 on: April 23, 2021, 04:23:49 PM »
771, if you ever do a track day at COTA, let me know, I'll stop by and say "hi."  I usually work turn 20.
                                                                         I did about 7 Track Days at COTA and was there Easter Sunday on my Yamaha R3

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Re: Track Day San Marcos TX
« Reply #13 on: April 23, 2021, 07:52:51 PM »
                                                                          and was there Easter Sunday

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Re: Track Day San Marcos TX
« Reply #14 on: April 23, 2021, 08:42:02 PM »


     Turn one at COTA on my R3 race bike

 

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