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    Steering Damper Required?

    So I was thinking about trying a little racing (bc god knows I need another hobby ) and I was eyeing the Colorado Class for my 690 Duke. I also noticed that "Steering damper is required and must be in good operating condition" was part of the tech requirements.

    Is that really true of all classes\bikes? Seems kind of silly to put a damper on a bike with 31in bars that tops out at 115.

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    Re: Steering Damper Required?

    It is required for all classes except for production cup and SuperStreet. Sorry man!
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    Re: Steering Damper Required?

    I asked the same question on the MRA-forum website. Great info. I registered for the superstreet Rd. 3 at PMP in June. First time on the track for me.
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    Re: Steering Damper Required?

    Quote Originally Posted by armydog1002 View Post
    I asked the same question on the MRA-forum website. Great info. I registered for the superstreet Rd. 3 at PMP in June. First time on the track for me.

    steering dumper helps not just you but protects others from you ,superbikes,dirtbikes....sometimes bike is trying to kill you

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    Re: Steering Damper Required?

    The damper does a lot, even if you think it isn't. My R1 was hittin' the chicane at 2nd Creek around 90mph. After installing the damper and turning it to the lowest setting, because I don't need no stinkin' damper, the bike felt the same but was going through the chicane at 115mph. Even if you think it isn't doing anything, it is!!
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    Re: Steering Damper Required?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kim-n-Dean View Post
    The damper does a lot, even if you think it isn't. My R1 was hittin' the chicane at 2nd Creek around 90mph. After installing the damper and turning it to the lowest setting, because I don't need no stinkin' damper, the bike felt the same but was going through the chicane at 115mph. Even if you think it isn't doing anything, it is!!
    You should get one for your dirt bike, where it does make a big difference.


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