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Old 05-21-2004, 01:23 PM   #21
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Default Re: So let me get it straight...

that does suck a little. still, i think this may come down to the rider. i like chandler.

one other observation. given the mods i bet the buells pull pretty well. if they were going to have a chance, ppir would seem to be the place.

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Old 05-21-2004, 01:26 PM   #22
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Default And here I was wondering how i was going to

pass the time until 5. Thank you Mr. Burns. You may not be a natural, but you're gifted, no doubt.
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Old 05-21-2004, 01:30 PM   #23
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dunno, amaproracing results said buell xb9r? No idea how big their engines are but I think FX rules are loose for all bikes am I wrong? I thought that was why it was called XTREME?
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Old 05-21-2004, 01:39 PM   #24
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Default So what are the rules???

What are the rules for this race? Does anybody know a web-site listing of them? Are there restrictions and what are they?
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Old 05-21-2004, 01:44 PM   #25
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Default Re: So what are the rules???

www.amaproracing.com

click on the rules link.
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Old 05-21-2004, 02:01 PM   #26
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and yet, the CBR1000RR takes top place in the MO shootout
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Old 05-21-2004, 02:24 PM   #27
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don't get me started. i am going home... 1000 class a few pounds is less important cause #1 built to compete in superbike, with lots of mods allowed, and #2 much greater power-to-weight ratio than 600. Too bad they don't race Superstock might've been interesting. But you know the reason they do not is because they KNOW 1000RR is heavier stock and they KNOW what happened in 600 Supersport... and when they were designing 1000RR a bit heavier with cassette gearbox and stuff, AMA had not released Superstock class rules yet either.
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Old 05-21-2004, 02:53 PM   #28
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Why don't you post that over at www.sacborg.com and see what they come up with?
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Old 05-21-2004, 03:23 PM   #29
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Default The rules are wakki...

Very much superbikeish rules (you can do lots of changes/mods), but...



Water cooled multis limited to 600cc

Water cooled twins limited to 750cc

Air cooled twins limited to 1350cc



The water cooled bikes need to run stock airbox, tank, and throttle bodies, and comply with other restrictions as well (noise, I believe, considering HOW much louder the Buells are).



You can play a lot of games with engine internals on the 600 supersports, but people must not be playing TOO many because there are rules which state you can't run the same bike in both Supersport and Formula Xtreme.



The "XB9Rs", under the rules, can be bored/stroked out to 1.35L, and you know they are, as they are exempt from all but the most basic homologization rules and safety/equipment rules.



If they didn't have increased displacement and other massive modifications, they would be no more that rolling chicanes.



Unfortuantly, AMA's superbike site seems down so I can't quote you chapter and verse.
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Old 05-21-2004, 03:25 PM   #30
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Default Are you upset?

Are you upset that you weren't a part of MO's literbike shootout? I remember you loving the big gixxer... have you yet had the opportunity to ride the big CBR1000RR? What about the CBR600RR? Outside of their obvious weight issues as far as racing is concerned, I would actually very much like to know your take on what you think of them after a nice day's ride. Oh, by the way, did Boehm pull rank on you when it came to take a ride in the F/A-18? Lastly, did you find that XB9S? Is it sitting next to the Bergman? You know you love Buells because they remind you so much of your favorite scooter.
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