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Old 06-25-2011, 12:58 PM   #21
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I know someone with a Busa and he TEARS up the track
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I know someone with a Busa and he TEARS up the track
That's inspirational; I have heard many people say that Busa's are just too much for the track and difficult to corner hard. I have never had any issues cornering but since I've never been to the track, I don't know how hard the corners are.
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I'm going to get my bike tomorrow and will look at going to a trackday real soon, ill pm ya when I figure out which day I'm going to. Been once to the TWS (Texas World Speedway) track with my sv1k and it was intense.
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Make sure your air filter is fresh/clean, fresh oil,full synethic would be a good switch since you will be reving higer then normal, bt 016 is an awesome tire for street and track due to the 3 compound set up. Clean/lube chain!!! You will need to tape your headlights and turnsignals, the more stuff u can take off the better like license plate, turnsignals.....
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Make sure your air filter is fresh/clean, fresh oil,full synethic would be a good switch since you will be reving higer then normal, bt 016 is an awesome tire for street and track due to the 3 compound set up. Clean/lube chain!!! You will need to tape your headlights and turnsignals, the more stuff u can take off the better like license plate, turnsignals.....
nah, regular dino oil works fine, if not better.
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certainly not like an Ss or liter bike can.
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Yes, they do. They just want to make sure everything is secured, throttle self closes, brakes seem good, and the tires are in decent shape. It takes them about 30 seconds to look over the bike...you never even get off the bike.
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nah, regular dino oil works fine, if not better.

I would use full synthic, and I do. Even on the street so the oil can flow better and highend rpms.
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I live in Cypress as well. Depending on the sanctioning body/track day host, tech requirements can vary from just removing the kick stand and taping your lights to removing coolant and safety wiring multiple assemblies. I haven't done a track day since moving a couple of years ago, but crew chiefed a WERA team and built/prepped a few track bikes over the years. If you need any assistance getting your bike ready or have other questions, PM me.
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I live in Cypress as well. Depending on the sanctioning body/track day host, tech requirements can vary from just removing the kick stand and taping your lights to removing coolant and safety wiring multiple assemblies. I haven't done a track day since moving a couple of years ago, but crew chiefed a WERA team and built/prepped a few track bikes over the years. If you need any assistance getting your bike ready or have other questions, PM me.
10-4, I will let you know via pm. First I'll get informed on where to go and how to register. Would it be a good idea to just go watch one day and then race the next, or would street skills be enough to jump in and try it out?
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I'm going to get my bike tomorrow and will look at going to a trackday real soon, ill pm ya when I figure out which day I'm going to. Been once to the TWS (Texas World Speedway) track with my sv1k and it was intense.
Let me know which track you are going to and when, so I can register and look at pricing/discount details. Though I've been riding for many years, I know the track will be a whole new experience. Makes me feel like a kid again
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I would use full synthic, and I do. Even on the street so the oil can flow better and highend rpms.
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Old 06-25-2011, 06:27 PM   #33
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10-4, I will let you know via pm. First I'll get informed on where to go and how to register. Would it be a good idea to just go watch one day and then race the next, or would street skills be enough to jump in and try it out?
no point to go and watch at the track, you can use your current skill and start learning how to corner better. Just start watching youtube videos, you can search ridesmart1 i believe and they have some good tips!
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MSRH for starters

Not too big or small

It's not too far away either
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MSRH for starters

Not too big or small

It's not too far away either
msrh is very technical though for a first track day. I'd do TWS (Texas World Speedway), its more open and flowy and leaves room for error especially if you aren't trying to do mach 1 into turns.
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