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Matthew Birt  says:

Electronics update improves acceleration for Ben Spies

A revised electronics package helped give Ben Spies improved acceleration performance with his factory Yamaha YZR-M1 machine during yesterday’s Motorland Aragon MotoGP test. Spies put in more crucial development miles on an upgraded Yamaha motor and new triple clamp, but arguably the biggest step in performance came from revisions to traction control and anti-wheelie systems. He set the second fastest time of...

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YamahaRacer

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YamahaRacer says:

Confidence coming back roll on Silverstone Go Spies!!!!!!!!!

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chrisg011

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chrisg011 says:

"Yamaha’s traction control and anti-wheelie has at times been cutting too much power under hard acceleration.

That has had an impact on corner exit performance..."

 

Doesnt seem to have hampered JL too much, but I guess Spies needs something to give him his balls back

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PaceyCasey

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PaceyCasey says:

Good to see Ben showing some form again. Hopefully his season starts now.

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CosherB

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CosherB says:

leading the championship with 115 points ..... there's not a lot wrong with the M1.  there's no way it's only 9 points better than an ART CRT bike.

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YamahaRacer

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YamahaRacer says:

Know show Yamaha why you want to be in the works team go get em Ben.

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hello4646

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hello4646 says:

MX

Maybe the new traction control works better on grass :-)

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vtwinmark

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vtwinmark says:

Seeing the way he shot up the inside of Pedrosa in Catalunya, they need to look at his brakes, not his acceleration.

Bit over the top to say he crashed out in the lead...he was destined for the gravel before he'd even got level with Pedrosa...

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carcleanerboy

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the elctronic improvements

Are Spies bike is now radio controlled. All he has to do is sit on it whilst Lin Jarvis works it round the circuit for him and not fall asleep and topple off!!! hahahaahahahaahahha

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thestig08

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thestig08 says:

Thats great

He should be able to get past cleanly before dumping it in the gravel and catch up a bit quicker when he re joins

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YamahaRacer

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YamahaRacer says:

Seems you guys want to take the piss try riding that 1000cc Yamaha yourself.

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