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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-16-2008, 10:09 PM Thread Starter
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I had posted this long ago, but am sure some newbies might be intrested :

http://www.msf-usa.org/imsc/proceedi...ingSystems.pdf


(sorry about the long link, Tinyurl not working for me)

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Thanks, KM. That was a very informative read.

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Wow, KM, great find. Thank was helpful. I have a much better understanding of optimal braking. Just this bit of info has convinced me to go since up for a refresher MSF.
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Just so some aren't confused.....
The speed of 100+KPH is about 65MPH.

Also, one of the bikes used was lighter than the Vulcan 750 (379lbs) and the other heavier (681lbs) with the Vulcan at 483lbs (all are dry weights).

And, both had front & rear disc brakes.


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good stuff. but the key there was practice practice practice, till it is habit.

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