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Old February 13th, 2016, 01:14 PM   #1
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Diavel on the track

I know it's not what this bike is meant for but I'm taking mine on a cornering course and a track course for beginners in a few months. Has anybody here done it? The only reason I am taking mine on the track is because its the closest bike I have that I can take on the track.

For those that did it, what was your experience like on the diavel on the track?
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Old February 13th, 2016, 05:00 PM   #2
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I know it's not what this bike is meant for but I'm taking mine on a cornering course and a track course for beginners in a few months. Has anybody here done it? The only reason I am taking mine on the track is because its the closest bike I have that I can take on the track.



For those that did it, what was your experience like on the diavel on the track?

When I went to CSS there was a dude on a gold wing. Doesn't need to be a sport bike to belong on a track
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Old February 15th, 2016, 09:34 PM   #3
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When I went to CSS there was a dude on a gold wing. Doesn't need to be a sport bike to belong on a track
I signed up for some cornering courses followed by a track day. Can't wait to see how well it handles cornering and on a track.
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At our local track there is a guy that sometimes goes to trackdays with his Diavel. Doesn't seem to be an issue for him.
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I signed up for some cornering courses followed by a track day. Can't wait to see how well it handles cornering and on a track.

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At our local track there is a guy that sometimes goes to trackdays with his Diavel. Doesn't seem to be an issue for him.
This bike is amazing. It's really not a cruiser in the modern sense of the word. It's something between a cruiser and a sports bike. I'm probably going to build up a track bike at some point but I'm loving this bike. The beginner cornering course I am going to doesn't require changing the anti freeze out or physically removing mirrors but rather we tape them. I'm happy about that. The track day, I will have to prep the bike.
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FML, I have to push back my corner school because I had to order the right PPE. Soon, soon.
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Finished a cornering school. The only complaint I have of this bike is the placement of foot pegs. The standard riding position placement makes it difficult but not impossible to keep your feet from sliding during aggressive turning. I have to really concentrate on pointing my toe up to stay off of the ground. Keep in mind, the turns I am referring to are 90 and greater than 90 degree turns. Because of this, shifting to gain speed out of a turn is nearly impossible when your turning left until you can come out of your lean a little. Most of the time, this wasn't an issue but this issue does surface if your on a track with aggressive multiple turns.
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Change over to GP shift and problem will go away
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