Picture of PETER BAKER


Lucifer’s Hammer. Second practice.

Lucifer’s Hammer. 2nd practice yesterday went very well. Howling South Easter didn’t help much. I ended up out braking myself on three occasions going into turn 1 at Killarney Raceway. Problem was front end “chatter” which seems to be pre-load on the front springs. So this will have to be adjusted slightly. Another cause may be the oil level is too high. However going forward, I shall see how it performs again at the next practice, then adjust accordingly. I hope, though for a day with no or little wind. Last weeks practice post check revealed I was only running at about 60% throttle opening, not a bad thing for the bikes first outing. Made the necessary adjustments and yesterday it felt like a new bike. Pulling power wheelies out of turn 1 and turn 5. I am guessing, however I think I have my times down to around the 1:25 mark. Fastest time I have ridden on this bike is a low 1:21 so lots of room for improvement. New tyres will chop off around 2 seconds and with six more practice days to go I should be well in the 1:22 for the first race on the 20th February.

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”]

Lucifer’s Hammer: Buell 1125rr.

Share this post

Transporting Motorcycles, Locally, Nationally and Globally

Need to move your Bike?
Let's get you there.

Best Bike Transportation service in SOuth AFrica

Request a Quote and we will get back to you ASAP

Verified by MonsterInsights