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    Yep yep... My monthly Midvaal trackday post.
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    And?
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    Quote Originally Posted by craig h View Post
    And?

    +1.

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    Lol! No knee down pics this time. I ended up 1 second off my PB this time.
    This was due to losing the front in the second session and saving it.
    Nerve was a bit shot for the rest of the day.

    Was going through a left hander, hanging off, knee dragging. Lifted my knee a little and leaned just a little further just as my front wheel went through a small dip.
    The bars swung left and I felt the front wash out. Luckily my fatass was between the track and the bike
    so I managed to shove my knee into the ground, straighten the bars and lift the bike up and keep going.

    Combination of the wrong tyre and too much lean and nearly had the paw paw in the fan.
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    Did the front tuck or lowside?
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    Wrong tyre?
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    Quote Originally Posted by craig h View Post
    Did the front tuck or lowside?
    It was a low side. I was already pretty low and added some more lean and I felt the bars twist and the front let go.
    I must have jammed my knee into the ground and straightened the bar. The on board footage barely shows it.
    Around the 5 second mark you can see the bars turn to the left which is where the front lost traction.
    I must have been adding lean slowly because it didn't break away rapidly.



    Quote Originally Posted by dave31 View Post
    Wrong tyre?
    Last time I was out at Phakisa I had Pirelli Rosso II front and rear brought there for me.
    The tyre guy ripped the back one trying to install it so they gave me a Bridgestone R10 for the back.
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