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Old 01-07-2013, 10:52 AM   #41
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Re: Can you feel your knee drag?

You could also add duct tape or painters tap to a knee puck if you wanted to see where and if you are hitting the ground with it. But you will definitely know when you do. It is unmistakable.
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Old 01-07-2013, 11:03 AM   #42
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Thanks for the ideas guys. I think the people who said it was rocks or debris hitting my boots or kicking something by accident and marking up the sliders are probably right. I didn't think I'd drag toes at all since I always keep my toes on the pegs when I'm cornering but definitely not without feeling it. I'll hang my heels or arches on the pegs on the highway to rest sometimes but never when I'm cornering.


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Old 01-07-2013, 11:07 AM   #43
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If you are dragging toes you are doing something wrong. Period.

Your toes should not be hitting the ground. I did it once back when I first started riding track, I have since improved my BP significantly and I have never done it before. You will hear and feel your knees or toes dragging on the ground.
+10000. I did the same thing when I first started to go quicker. Then realized my BP was all screwy.
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Old 01-07-2013, 11:10 AM   #44
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Re: Can you feel your knee drag?

Definitely will feel puck I hear mine on the street and feel it a little and feel it a lot on the track
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Old 01-07-2013, 11:10 AM   #45
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Re: Can you feel your knee drag?

i used to get erections in my track suit. made it harder to ride.
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Old 01-07-2013, 11:19 AM   #46
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I think my BP is pretty good. I'm thinking my toes didn't actually drag. Like I said I never felt a thing and everyone is saying I would have definitely felt it. Could have easily kicked something now that I think about it, not the best boots for walking.
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Old 01-07-2013, 12:00 PM   #47
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Re: Can you feel your knee drag?

Have a GoPro? I have found out one can THINK they have good BP, but after seeing pics and video of oneself realize they have ALOT of work to do.
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Old 01-07-2013, 12:05 PM   #48
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Re: Can you feel your knee drag?

I heard this drag. Was shocked to see it was the shifter when I pitted.
This is a 600 with fork extenders maxed out and rear shock adjusted to match the height. Long decreasing radius left hander with suspension compressing..........hard. Vortex rearsets all the way up and back, I realize that doesn't move the shifter pivot but my point is that I drag toes all the time, thats why the sliders are replaceable. Testament to the Power Cup.
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Old 01-07-2013, 12:14 PM   #49
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I usually drag my toes when I drag knee...just a bit past knnee down..but its the most comfortable for me.. ..I'm somewhere between the balls and arches...especially if its a lot of tight turns and I am choosing gears a lot..I want some aftermrket rearsets to move them up a bit higher however..I've accidently wore off my toe sliders before and drug a hole in my boot

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Old 01-07-2013, 12:16 PM   #50
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Re: Can you feel your knee drag?

That wasn't my "knee" that was dragging!
(Gotta remember to wear my damned cup!)
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Old 01-07-2013, 12:17 PM   #51
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Re: Can you feel your knee drag?

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i used to get erections in my track suit. made it harder to ride.

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Old 01-07-2013, 03:30 PM   #52
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Re: Can you feel your knee drag?

no but I wish I could.
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Old 01-07-2013, 10:26 PM   #53
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Re: Can you feel your knee drag?

On my 2012 1000 I a running my Woodcrafts a little lower. I used do the all the way up and all the way back but it did not work for me on the 1000 with the 7 degree angle on the Woodcraft clip ons. Could not get used to the up and back so I said F it and moved them one notch lower and all was good.

So far no toe dragging but I keep my foot way up on the ball to the point my heel wear a spot on the swing arm.
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Old 01-07-2013, 10:28 PM   #54
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Testament to the Power Cup.
I have been running the cup since it came out and so far it is my favorite tire.

I have been trying new tires for years but since the cup I have had no desire to try another tire.

Do you flip your rear? I got a Nomar so I am going to start flipping the rear for track days.
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Old 01-07-2013, 10:36 PM   #55
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Re: Can you feel your knee drag?

Rubbed my toe slider before, scared the sh*t out of me the first time. You can definitely hear it, whether it be knee, toe or hard parts.

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Old 01-08-2013, 02:56 AM   #56
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Re: Can you feel your knee drag?

This is what might happen when you drag toe/peg for the first time.

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Old 01-08-2013, 04:42 AM   #57
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Old 01-08-2013, 05:45 AM   #58
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I heard this drag. Was shocked to see it was the shifter when I pitted.
This is a 600 with fork extenders maxed out and rear shock adjusted to match the height. Long decreasing radius left hander with suspension compressing..........hard. Vortex rearsets all the way up and back, I realize that doesn't move the shifter pivot but my point is that I drag toes all the time, thats why the sliders are replaceable. Testament to the Power Cup.
If you're scraping hard parts and dragging toes you should check your body position.
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Old 01-08-2013, 06:38 AM   #59
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i used to get erections in my track suit. Made it harder to ride.
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Old 01-08-2013, 08:14 AM   #60
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No go pro yet, as soon as I get one I'll post vids of my BP so you guys can make fun of me lol
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