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I am starting this topic, because the rearset topic set it off for me. I have Attack performance rearsets, which are something like 10mm back and 10 mm up over stock. I like the new positioning. When I watch riders on tv they can get into postion and stick their knee out well before the turn. I try and cant get my knee out as far as I want. I am pretty flexible and started doing these birthing contration spread thingies at the gym. Still I don't feel like my knee is in a correct spot, my knee is closer to the bike, which sometimes makes me have too much lean angle. Do rearsets, different bikes have any affect on how far I want to put my knee out as a lean indicator or am I im the incorrect postion to start with. I am getting pretty good at PIR, top guys are running 1:11s. I rode a friends stock R6 and immediately was doing 1:16s, got back on my bike and it felt like poo, but by the end of the day I was doing 1:17s on a stock 6R. The top guys on 250s are running 1:14s, so I know that I can shave a few seconds off my times before I need a new bike or modified engine. Still looking for that edge.