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Old 10-25-2011, 04:48 PM   #141
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truth.
You're just too big for that thing, man.

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All BS aside.. I think that if you're looking for a sharper learning curve then crashing is probably more likely. In June of 2008 I did my first track day, first race in April of 09 and have tried to get to the front of the expert field quickly. I've crashed quite a bit on the way and every single one of them has taught me something. You dont have to crash to get faster, but I dont think you can get fast, as fast, without it likely happening a time or two or five.

It's all depends on what your goals are as a rider and how much time you have to get there or want to spend trying to get there.

Furthermore, people claiming to have gotten "fast" without crashing, really aren't fast. I know thats probably hard to believe but you gotta trust me on that one. lol...
Thanks for the input as usual, bigun.
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Old 10-25-2011, 04:54 PM   #142
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I won't throw any instructor under the bus with this crowd, but something he told me early on always stuck with me.

"Easier to teach a fast guy not to crash than to teach a slow guy to be fast."
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Old 10-25-2011, 06:19 PM   #143
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All BS aside.. I think that if you're looking for a sharper learning curve then crashing is probably more likely. In June of 2008 I did my first track day, first race in April of 09 and have tried to get to the front of the expert field quickly. I've crashed quite a bit on the way and every single one of them has taught me something. You dont have to crash to get faster, but I dont think you can get fast, as fast, without it likely happening a time or two or five.

It's all depends on what your goals are as a rider and how much time you have to get there or want to spend trying to get there.
Boom! Well said, B!
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Thanks bro, I think pretty much sums it up.

ArtistMarty, I know your right and half of the individuals reading this thread do too. But, you cant convince everyone, just like I cant convince everyone its ok to pee in the shower.
Funny how you and artistmarty know you're right, but the two guys with white plates disagree.




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all the schools have people that have no business teaching someone how to get around the race track on a motorcycle. And they very well might be posting in this thread.

Fact.
Agreed. For instance, my last TD. I wont mention names, but I was in a white shirt in L3. Seriously, the instructor I had couldn't even get out of pits without his rear stand still on the bike! He had white plates and a set of training wheels attached at the spools!

Oh , that was yo....errr, nevermind
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Agreed. For instance, my last TD. I wont mention names, but I was in a white shirt in L3. Seriously, the instructor I had couldn't even get out of pits without his rear stand still on the bike! He had white plates and a set of training wheels attached at the spools!

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How well do those grip the track?
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How well do those grip the track?
I knew they were still on when the cord came around and whipped me in the . So, never made it to the track with them. LOL

But id imagine they grip better than bridgestones.
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Glad you didn't see me take off with warmers still on before. Frickin plug and cord all wound up in the sprocket and chain.
Ruin the warmers?

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I knew they were still on when the cord came around and whipped me in the . So, never made it to the track with them. LOL

But id imagine they grip better than bridgestones.
and dont forget about demagnitizing your new paint job in the paddocks
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