Hardest track technique to master? - Honda CBR1000 Forum : 1000RR.net
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 71 Old 04-16-2010, 04:46 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
misti's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Vancouver BC
Posts: 33
Hardest track technique to master?

What do you guys feel is the hardest track technique to master? Throttle Control, Body Position, Braking and Downshifting, Reference Points, Passing etc? Why do you think that technique is hard for you and how do you go about trying to improve?

Misti

superbikeschool.com
mistihurst.com

"Leap and the net will appear!"
misti is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 71 Old 04-16-2010, 04:50 PM
ImFastRR
 
BigMattyD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: NEW YORK
Posts: 21,049
An aggressive line through a double apex =(

Quote:
Originally Posted by slapshot View Post
tranny your the biggest buttfucking lowlife this site has ever known. being from louisiana automatically means you've had at least 8 dicks in your mouth
Quote:
Originally Posted by Strand View Post
I was in no mood to be harassed on the road and screamed at by some nappy corn rowed bitch with 4" long fingernails
Quote:
Originally Posted by Oh Buttaz
We then get hand jobs and Peter parker her face down. We're being jerked off. This is a realistic scenario. It will work.

(828)287-2101
BigMattyD is offline  
post #3 of 71 Old 04-16-2010, 04:53 PM
Lifetime Premium
 
ProMed's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 6,957
Slowing down to go faster. I have the first part down solid.
ProMed is offline  
post #4 of 71 Old 04-16-2010, 07:37 PM
Trackday junkie
 
Dudutzu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: MA
Posts: 559
vision

Quote:
Originally Posted by Repsol Robert View Post
Success is not measured by anyone's standard's but your own...
Dudutzu is offline  
post #5 of 71 Old 04-16-2010, 10:44 PM
Lifetime Premium
 
LTSrr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 565
Consistent lines. Hard to master because I am not getting enough time at the track. I like on board recording the sessions and review later. I'm not horrible but for me the videos show where improvements can be made. They also show where I am off the line. Watching videos of the faster riders helps a lot too. And the videos also give me something to get through the winter.
LTSrr is offline  
post #6 of 71 Old 04-16-2010, 11:47 PM
Senior Member
 
SteveF101's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Auburn, Wa
Posts: 173
My probs are as follows -

Passing - I have a serious problem passing without having a big speed advantage, I've gotten stuffed a couple times going on the outside and had a few near collisions on the inside.

Breaking - Consistently hitting the brake markers, I try to use two, one at the beginning and at the end when I should be at max breaking, if I hit the first one late, I might have to brake a lot harder and blow the line. Trail braking I tend to use the rears more than I should on wide sweepers, sometimes it works out good, but most of the time it just makes it harder to hold the line.

Keeping the form - I have a huge problem remembering to get into a full tuck in the straights, keeping my elbows in, and keeping my outside arm on the tank on leans, also keeping toes in in really tight curves.

For a beginner track rider, if I was to pick one single thing to work on it would be braking, that is the single most important track skill to improve lap times. I would especially work on trail braking, doing it well is something that helps more than anything.

I try and work on a single thing at a time, I have my wife take pics\vids to work on the form issues, passing I am trying to work on making quick moves instead of trying to take too long to pass, I tend to chase it too long, need to abandon it sooner if I don't pass quickly. Braking, just try to do it consistently, moving my brake markers up when I can and taking late day tires into account.

98 VFR (65k!!)
08 CBR 1000rr
"If you want to run with the big dogs, you have to learn to piss in the tall trees!"
SteveF101 is offline  
post #7 of 71 Old 04-17-2010, 01:15 AM
Senior Member
 
thehaloera's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: LA by way of OC
Posts: 137
Biggest problem for me is hitting the plateau in lap times. Knowing that I can shave time because Pro's are turning better times.
thehaloera is offline  
post #8 of 71 Old 04-17-2010, 06:50 AM
Senior Member
 
McRide's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Virginia
Posts: 258
1. Turn speed
2. Using my brakes to much

Life's journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out, shouting "Daaamn...WHAT A RIDE!"
McRide is offline  
post #9 of 71 Old 04-17-2010, 07:09 AM
Senior Member
 
Bifferone's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Syracuse, NY
Posts: 307
I'd have to say picking up reference points on a track. I typically take the first 3 seesions of the day to pick up braking markers and turn in points.
Bifferone is offline  
post #10 of 71 Old 04-17-2010, 11:07 AM
Throbbing Member
 
Titus1000RR's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Posts: 355
are you a techer at CSS?
Keith Code is my hero!

2005 Toyota 4Runner SportEdition V8
2004 CBR 1000RR
2001 CBR 929RR **RIP**
Titus1000RR is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Honda CBR1000 Forum : 1000RR.net forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome