Prepping for Track Day

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PhilJax
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Re: Prepping for Track Day

Postby PhilJax » Fri Mar 06, 2015 1:40 pm

Aphex wrote:
No. 47 wrote:If you remove side stand, you'll need to fit sensor blanking kit. Suggest fitting kit anyway 'cod one day the sensor/connector/wiring will fail leaving you stranded.


And here is the relevant thread for disabling the sensor: http://www.superduke.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=16328

I would also take the time to set your rider sag, if you haven't already.


Is it the switch that fails or the magnet getting tired ?

Had to take mine off trackside recently, wasn't sure which wires to cut and join (pleased we didn't start reading the thread above) luckily I had a magnet in the toolkit, so just Gaffa'd that on it and zipped it out of harms way.
It was fine on treads -rosso Corsa's- btw, was only an issue after I'd fitted slicks.

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On another track issue,is it me and my little legs or is the tank the wrong shape to 'lock into' ? Hadn't ridden the bike before, and found I was sliding around all over the place especially under braking.
My nicely shaped stomp grips had to be removed and stuck on any old how just to get some use out of them....

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Re: Prepping for Track Day

Postby No. 47 » Fri Mar 06, 2015 2:39 pm

The side stand sensor blanking kit is a simple plug and play alternative (to the fit method described in the thread) available from KTM.
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Re: Prepping for Track Day

Postby orangecrush » Thu Sep 01, 2016 7:58 pm

cessnatpa wrote:Great day at the track today with Sarasota Steve

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I know this is ancient history....but can you recall WHAT tyres we being used?

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Re: Prepping for Track Day

Postby Sarasota_Steve » Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:21 pm

I think Tony with the SDR 1290 was on the stock tyres. I'll txt him and ask him to chime in.


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Re: Prepping for Track Day

Postby cessnatpa » Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:32 pm

I had the original stock Dunlop tyres for that track day. I ended getting 4600 miles out of the rear until I got down to the threads. Replaced it with a Q3.

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Re: Prepping for Track Day

Postby orangecrush » Thu Sep 01, 2016 11:07 pm

cessnatpa wrote:I had the original stock Dunlop tyres for that track day. I ended getting 4600 miles out of the rear until I got down to the threads. Replaced it with a Q3.


I'm assuming the Dunlop SportSmart rubber?

Oh that is soooo good to hear. My sweet bride said that I cannot buy another thing! (Bought the SDR 10 days ago). Lucky for me, she loves riding track too...so, that is a "go". But to ask her for new shoes...now...days after...Well, I do like camping, but not that much!

Gonna have to get together sometime. Could use advice on frame sliders and swingarm stand too, if you don't mind.

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Re: Prepping for Track Day

Postby cessnatpa » Wed Oct 19, 2016 9:00 pm

I would recommend the pitbull stands, costs more but quality.

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Re: Prepping for Track Day

Postby anexp » Thu Nov 24, 2016 9:36 pm

FYI, If you disconnect your brake light on the 1290 SDR, your hazard lights will stay illuminated on the dash for the duration the brake switch is activated. I happen to find this out after the fact, since I never looked at the dash during the sessions. Useful tool for newbs such as myself reviewing track day footage for improving ones braking skills.
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