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Old 09-08-2006, 11:02 AM   #21
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Another thread awhile back here on the board........
"CMRA: Anyone looking to join in the future?"
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Old 09-08-2006, 11:27 AM   #22
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I have a friend who may have his SRAD 600 up for sale soon. The bike is at the shop getting freshened up and carbs gone thru. The bike has been raced a few times the past couple years. It will be going for cheap. I mean like under 2500 cheap.
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Old 09-08-2006, 12:05 PM   #23
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I read on either the cmra or wera board that an endurance team would spend 1000 bucks a weekend. Sounds about right, but split 5 ways it gets really affordable. I'm interested in getting a team together. I already have the enclosed trailer, all we need is a bike or 2. Lets get this thing rolling.
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Old 09-08-2006, 12:07 PM   #24
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If you're looking for a track bike, after the race season is over the CMRA message board will be flooded with bikes for sale cause everyone waits an 07.

Average cost for an mini endurance team? Bike... about $2K, entry fees per race... $60 to $120, fuel... $2 to $6 per gallon.

Look at racing with TMGP... it's cheaper than CMRA, and they stay within Texas, whereas CMRA races TX, OK, and probably LA next season.
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Old 09-08-2006, 12:43 PM   #26
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I bought my tz125 last month and its pretty tricked.I know lots of people will say an sv or older 600 for whatever reasons but 125 and 250 are true race bikes.They are built with nothing but racing in mind without any frills.the gp have their own class but you can run in some 600 class and win. I did my licensing for cmra but crashed so now i have to redo it but i want to start up a race team but not a "motohouston" team if anyone is interested.
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Old 09-08-2006, 12:46 PM   #27
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If you're looking for a track bike, after the race season is over the CMRA message board will be flooded with bikes for sale cause everyone waits an 07.
Thats what I'm waiting for
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Old 09-08-2006, 09:17 PM   #28
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back on the subject, does anyone have a personal list of bikes they like better than other? sv, suzuki, yami, kawi, 636??????? Just wondering on cost and availability of parts
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Old 09-08-2006, 09:25 PM   #29
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IMO, the SV makes an excellent track / race bike. Easy to ride and crashes well.
Relatively inexpensive to buy & race.
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Old 09-08-2006, 10:25 PM   #30
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+1 on the SV, great bike with great feedback, very forgiving. As far as looking for a set up bike, in addition to CMRA keep an eye on the WERA board and Patrick almost always has a good selection of race preped bikes in stock.
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Old 09-08-2006, 11:39 PM   #31
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+infinity on choosing an sv...

must go slow... to go fast...

sv = no cheating... :eh: :BangHead: :icon_bigg
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Old 09-09-2006, 01:40 AM   #32
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ok, so i think an sv might be the right bike, but what does a used sv have(race ready) that i need to consider. I have heard that it should have a gixxer front end, but what else am i looking for in a used sv? and on a side note if i buy an sv, and race it for a season, will i get my money back if i decide to go up in class?
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