Re: NJ - Thunderbolt & Lightning Gearing
First let me start out by saying gearing is subjective and changes with your speed and where you are making the speed.
Even with this in mind it all depends, specifically at Thunderbolt, many pros and club racers run these two tracks as five speeds. I'm one of them. We don't race on Lightning anymore so I can't remember specifically what I used. When I go there for a track day I just use what is on the bike, if I'm not going to race a track, I'm not that worried about fractions of a second.
For Thunderbolt I run stock gearing and I'm probably going to need to change it this year to 0/-1, I was really close to the rev limiter last year half way down the straight. I'm going to experiment to fix that this year.
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