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Daytona Deliberations For owners and riders of Daytona 900, 955, 1000 & 1200

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Old 12-06-2012, 06:07 PM   #161 (permalink)
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Shoot I run the 190/55 and 30mm drop at the clamps. but had to fit a steering dampener
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:16 PM   #162 (permalink)
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Shoot I run the 190/55 and 30mm drop at the clamps. but had to fit a steering dampener
I'm taking baby steps, 41... Changing one thing at a time so I know what works for me
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Old 12-07-2012, 08:54 PM   #163 (permalink)
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Yes sir, baby steps are the way to go! I only meant that there is a lot to work with there. and 5mm-10mm should not be a radical change, but a positive one! ;0)
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Old 12-07-2012, 09:03 PM   #164 (permalink)
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here is a shot of the clamps in action, at -30mm.

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Old 12-08-2012, 03:31 AM   #165 (permalink)
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The Daytona's first track day cannot come soon enough - promised myself Phillip Island this year Only ever took the Sprint to Broadford race track - lots of tight right handers...
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Old 12-08-2012, 07:41 PM   #166 (permalink)
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Got the the suspension tuned. It needed preload everywhere and the rear preload adjuster on the Ohlins needed to be bled. Took a short ride to start getting used to it. This Daytona is going to be fun.
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Old 12-08-2012, 09:06 PM   #167 (permalink)
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:35 AM   #168 (permalink)
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I just chased my shadow around yesterday afternoon. Probably the last day for awhile to wear the light gloves and jacket. It's a good day on the bike when we regret pulling into the garage!! The bike's also properly filthy from road spray due to a morning thunderstorm.

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Old 12-09-2012, 07:52 AM   #169 (permalink)
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I gave it a look or two on my way from downstairs to fetch luggage.

Wife and baby are off to the States tomorrow for a few weeks so during that time i have a sneaking suspicion i'll give my new tires a few good runs.

Very happy with them so far and the 190-55 rear definitely makes a difference.
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:45 AM   #170 (permalink)
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