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Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: I live in PA, and the voices live in my head.
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My suggestion would be to NEVER race a car and to avoid any drag strip that would let you.
I understand why people like to rev the shit out of stuff to get good launches, but I find I'm MUCH more consistent and faster with lower rpm, like mentioned above about the ZX10.
When I launch my Buell, I hold it at 3,000rpm (nearly 50% of redline) and try to get the clutch to engage as quick as possible. Normally I'd tell someone to lower their air pressure to get more tire on the ground. But I'm not sure that's necessary on a Ninja 500.
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