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Old 05-28-2013, 05:23 PM   #2543
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Location: western pa
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Originally Posted by mike54 View Post
From what I understand they use GPS or some tech so that the electroncis know where the bike is on the track. The electronics control the bike not only for the track but for a specific corner. I think there was a racer last year who's bike 'got lost' and they had a difficult time riding after that.
wouldn't that suck!!!!
I've heard about that type of traction control and such, no doubt it's in use, and it wouldn't be that difficult to do with the technology available.
I still think the engines are about the same, be too hard to judge when and where certain engines would be used, and if you lose one early, then the entire season could be shook up because you had to use engine tuned for tracks a,b,c, instead of the one tuned for tracks d,e, and f.
just seems like it wouldn't be worth chancing.
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