Jan 18th 2013, 02:04 PM
Joined: May 2012
From: Lansing, Michigan
I Ride: Ducati 1199 Base Model
Originally Posted by Trauma
I haven't had anyone stupid enough to try, but I would have a hard time keeping the nose down off the line!
I do drag track racing as well, its fun but it teaches you throttle control to get the best acceleration. I had to give it half throttle leaving from a dead stop, wheel comes up a little, then shift and give it full throttle going into second. Traction control off as well.
If you take off on the street your wheel won't come up high if you hit the throttle above the max torque curve at 8,000 rpm. If you start below that, you could be doing a 90 mph stand up wheelie, which isn't good if you are in a race of course.
We raced a second time as well at 7:45, same thing, second gear at 60 mph. As you can see the wheel didn't come up at all. Key point to that I forgot to mention: Get all your weight as far forward as you can. I am light so if the wheel stays down for me, it will be even easier for you.
Last edited by elitesoldier357; Jan 18th 2013 at 02:09 PM.