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Old Nov 5th 2019, 01:30 PM   #11
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so about DES fixed or dynamic for racing..

so ducati,
raced 1199S
racing 1299S
racing V4S

my pace is approx 3% from the track record.. at 2 different tracks .. and all using Dynamic suspension.. Won many many races and spent the prize money where they had some.. most dont .. i still have lots to learn to get me quicker that has nothing to do with suspension.. my point is, obviously this system works.. find it hard to imagine that i could figure out a suspension setup that would equal a team of engineers at Ohlins.. ive been riding since 4 years old on thousands of machines, so suspension clearly isnt new to me.. anyway, i absolutely love the Dynamic suspension.. improved with each version 1199S to 1299S to V4S, this system is near impossible to beat.. to get within 3% from track record id say is proof.. ., dynamic setup has worked for me beautifully.. then play with softer soft hard hardest to balance feel preference and tire wear.. (i miss the days of 1 rear tire all weekend.. ) .. always important is preload, get the correct spring rate for your weight.. dont forget about geometry, every bit as important as suspension setup.., like raise/lower forks, raise/lower rear ride height., little changes make a huge handling difference.. (for guys maybe 7% of track record)
if you are 15% behind track record, set to default frt /rr, set preload to match your weight and then focus all your attention on your riding skill.. which is the most fun.. spend money on training first. .. hope thats helpful ..
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Old Nov 5th 2019, 05:18 PM   #12
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I Ride: 18 Panigale V4S, 17 Aprilia Tuono Factory
I run 2:29 lap time in COTA and Iíve only used Dynamic thus far. I think it works great.
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