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can't see the picture...
 

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Think I can fix it. The board doesn't like images from Google Photos very much it looks like...
 

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Derp, it won't let me edit again but this image link should work for everyone:

 

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No pic but mine is within 5mm (1/4 inch) from the end of the tyre, basically past the rosso embossing. Lean angles of 50 degree on the left and 49 deg on the right.
But regardless, getting the bike over is so reassuring with the way our little beauty handles.
 

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I'm on a new bike in a new city I'm not familiar with so it's taking me a bit of time to find the roads I'm comfy leaning in deep on. I'm getting there!
 

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I've got my left side down almost that low at this point. Just having trouble rubbing of that obnoxious right side!
 

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Looks like a challenge to me. I'll continue working on mine as soon as the rain stops. Sitting at 600 miles for a week is killing me.
 

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Lol you guys crack me up . I am hitting the twisties on Sunday and found a good spot to mount my GoPro facing backwards. The idea is to get some video of the guys trying to chase me down through the switch backs and catch the back wheel as it chews the edge of the tyre.
 

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Lol you guys crack me up . I am hitting the twisties on Sunday and found a good spot to mount my GoPro facing backwards. The idea is to get some video of the guys trying to chase me down through the switch backs and catch the back wheel as it chews the edge of the tyre.
Want to see this vid...
 

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Lol you guys crack me up . I am hitting the twisties on Sunday and found a good spot to mount my GoPro facing backwards. The idea is to get some video of the guys trying to chase me down through the switch backs and catch the back wheel as it chews the edge of the tyre.
Great shame we don't share the same tar, must add I am camera shy so I wouldn't be in the picture too long >:)
 

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Great shame we don't share the same tar, must add I am camera shy so I wouldn't be in the picture too long >:)
Yeah it a shame. Although we all ride alone its something special to ride with a small group of like minded riders my group is usually 3 - 5 people at a time and it adds a great dynamic. I have a great video of me following my mate through a short twisty section and then pulling up. he gets off his bike and bends down to look at his left foot peg and then just stands up and shoots his hands up in the air and starts jumping around :laugh::laugh: he had scraped his pegs and was so excited. it was so funny as he is usually so placid.
 

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No rush mate, just enjoy it as you go. Stay within your zone.
yeah mate its only good sense to mentally measure your angle and check your tyre to see how far you are going over and keep doing it as you get lower and lower. its a good thing to have a healthy fear of going too far. your brain will recognise that this angle is ok and also that This angle is NOT OK. E.g. I am very comfortable going to the edge of the tyre on this bike on corners I use all the time but just the other day I found the limit (it surprised me on how easy it was to get there)and the back tyre slid out. I got off and checked my tyre wear and I had been sliding on the edge rib of the tyre. This was a great thing to happen as it has got my brain back to thinking how much further do i have. >:)
 

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No rush mate, just enjoy it as you go. Stay within your zone.
Oh I know. I've been riding plenty long enough to know. Just listening to that part of me that knew the limits of the old bike and wants to know the limits of the new one quick as possible. At least getting there is a fun process. >:)
 

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On the track I reduced my front pressure to 2.1bar and rear to 1.9bar. That is for the heat the tyre will generate, and woohoo it gets rid of the chicken strips quite quickly. Also help with the contact area so you have more grip leaning over. Depending on how long you ride for then that may help you.
 
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