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Old Oct 25th 2014, 01:11 PM   #71
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Looks great!
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Old Oct 31st 2014, 07:37 AM   #72
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That bike is absolutely phenomenal. Just awesome.
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Old Oct 31st 2014, 09:10 AM   #73
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^ Thanks!

Some video footage of first ever outing - new bike, taking it steady and running in my new forearms too!

SLVID001 - YouTube
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Old Nov 2nd 2014, 02:39 PM   #74
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Old Nov 3rd 2014, 10:55 AM   #75
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Originally Posted by mygreenalien View Post
So, first track day yesterday - all went well. Three 20min sessions to try her out and shake down/check everything.

Awesome experience and going to be great getting better and better on her. Set up from MR excellent; suspension, brakes awesome. Engine - even at run in pace is stonking. Pirelli slicks incredible and can't wait to trust rear as much as I trust the front!

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Old Jan 12th 2015, 02:22 PM   #76
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I so enjoyed following your build. Thank you for sharing the experience.
I know they are tiny details; however, I am curious about where you sourced your rubber frame stoppers and the carbon crash protection for that beautiful carbon tank.
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Old Jan 13th 2015, 02:38 AM   #77
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Man... that 3 pic, scares the shit out of me!

Not because of the lean angle, but because of the position of the front wheel.
Looks like you where 1 inch away to loose the front wheel!

EDIT: Also spoted the same on the 4th picture! Lean angle, OK! But the wheel is to much "turned" to the inside.

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Old Jan 13th 2015, 03:24 AM   #78
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Those pics are great. The bike looks awesome nice paint job.
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Old Jan 15th 2015, 09:25 PM   #79
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Incredible. Bravo, sir, for building what's essentially a WSBK--and then getting out on the track to find its limits. Keep it comin'.
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Old Oct 7th 2015, 08:41 PM   #80
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It's been a while and a forum member reminded me I should do an update.

First off, thanks to all of you on here for being positive and supportive about this project.

The last time I rode this baby was December last year. On this ride, it became obvious the suspension was too firm (it had been set up to Kuba Smrz base settings by the builder motor Rapido in UK) and so I spent some time checking sag, rebound and compression. Even with me on the bike with all the gear the sag was minimal. So we adjusted all this and then focussed on the compression and rebound. What was really cool was getting the rebound of the bike to respond in unison. Thinking logically, it was inevitable the bike was going to be too stiff on Kuba's settings - his bike is 165kg, whereas mine is 150kg! I was meant to try the bike out with new settings in April but alas it did not happen. Summer came and she was packed away.

The season is now upon us again and I am adding a couple of changes to the bike - the pukka wsbk works rear shock with hydraulic preload adjuster and bikesports developments auto blipper. Both should be fitted in next two weeks.

I will then take her for ride to see how the new suspension and autopiler works and am actually really looking forward to it - the bike was pretty good in the "too firm settings" so I imagine it will be even better. With the autoblipper it will be interesting to see how it goes - I have fitted similar to my R1M and its some piece of kit!

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