Originally Posted by LiM3y
The scary thing for me was chatting to a couple of bikes movign in for a Monday track day. One of their guys was getting 172 at the crest on a bike. I am surprised he could actually sit on a bike with cajones that big!
If I had managed to get to 2nd on Oak Tree, I am sure I would have picked up more speed, but I didn't have the wherewithall to do that consistently, and opted for a slow gring into the torque band. Something to work on for the next trip!
Being honest third gear in that section usually feels a lot more smooth but second gives that extra grunt to get going a little before the hill...
Let me know when you are coming back!