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Old 11-08-2011, 09:28 PM   #1
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Ok so i have been wanting to try out this track thing for a while but im not sure what all i am going ot have to do to get my bike set up for it. Im assuming im going to need to take off cage and 12 oclock bar, What else is mandatory to be able to ride on the track?
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Definately going to have to go back to stock sprockets lol
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make sure everything is in good working order and your good to go. O and you'll need to tape up your lights.
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I will be ok with the holes in my tail fairing from the 12 bar right?
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Old 11-08-2011, 09:43 PM   #5
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I will be ok with the holes in my tail fairing from the 12 bar right?
Yep, and like Comfy said, tape your headlight, but also your mirrors and taillight. Make sure it doesn't leak anything and brake and clutch are good, and good tires.
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Old 11-08-2011, 09:48 PM   #6
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why do u have to tape the headlights???
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Brakes r good specially the front gotta love stoppies...
But serious note, i dont have mirrors, i can tape up headlight and tail light doesnt leak my clutch may need some work tho been acting up lately
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Old 11-08-2011, 09:52 PM   #8
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why do u have to tape the headlights???
To prevent glass on the track in the event you go down.

Blinkers too, if you have some.
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why do u have to tape the headlights???
Because if your bike goes down and shatters your lights/mirrors the glass and sharp little bits of plastic are a hazard and are difficult to remove from the track.
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oh i c thx..i wanna try it this spring. been hearing its a lot if fun
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Old 11-08-2011, 09:59 PM   #11
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[QUOTE=upononer6;3072432]Definately going to have to go back to stock sprockets lol[/QUOTE]

nope, i run -1/+7
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What is tour gearing? We have run some big sprokets at some tracks and did well. I dont think you would need to take off the 12 bar, but might want to ditch the cage so you can lean the bike.
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You also need to disable your brake light.
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You also need to disable your brake light.
Never had to do this
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Old 11-09-2011, 02:41 PM   #15
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just taping the tail light works...
though I did read somewhere, one of the groups online instructions says you have to disable the tail light...but it did not turn out to be that way...
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Disabling both the headlight and tail light is preferable....the headlight can melt the tape glue (messy cleanup), and the tail light can show thru some tape (esp. painter's tape) which can be distracting to other riders.
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Old 11-09-2011, 05:35 PM   #17
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It's nice when the unplug the brake light. I followed Bevo around the track and it was annoying seeing that red light flash under the tape.
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