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Old 12-26-2006, 03:01 PM   #21
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don't get those metal chromy kind of frame sliders either they will catch on the concrete and don't slide well. get the hard plastic kind they slide good.
Ive used Vortex Sliders and they seem to work VERY WELL. And they are a lil cheaper to replace because you only have to buy new pucks, instead of a whole new slider kit. just google Vortex Frame Sliders, and you'll find em no problem.
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Old 12-26-2006, 04:10 PM   #22
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Start off by getting some good gear! You will figure out the rest after you do a few track days. Ask questions while you are at the track!
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Old 12-26-2006, 04:10 PM   #23
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Old 12-26-2006, 04:25 PM   #24
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I already gave it to Sol, sorry! I do have a suit and back protector that are available to be borrowed and Sol has some boots.
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Old 12-26-2006, 04:28 PM   #25
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Get your gear together and signup for the C group Lonestar track day along with there school. This is my recommendation to getting started. You get personal help with your riding and questions. Best money I have ever spent and will be doing it again for the season opener.

You can rent your gear if you are unsure about all that stuff too.
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Old 12-26-2006, 10:14 PM   #26
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I've got an idea for ya. Sell the '05 as streetable and look for a used track bike that is already set up. Not sure what you can get for your '05, but I've got a '04 750 LOADED with everything I'll let go for 8200.00 with EVERYTHING including warmers, stands, spare wheels, spare front end, everything......down to oil filters. I plan on staying with the 600's next season. Check out the want ads. It will save you lots of time and money.
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Old 12-26-2006, 10:25 PM   #27
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I've seen Bucks bike, it's well setup and will definitely save you money over building yours.
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Old 12-26-2006, 10:41 PM   #28
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So after some thought and all the crazy drivers in Houston I've decided to call it a day on street ridding and set my bike up for the track.. What all would I need? I bought some fairings off eBay but that's about it. I'm really talking about, tires, suspension, brakes etc.. What do I really need to have a good time out at the track.. Also I have no clue of what tracks to go to. Anybody wanna point me in the right direction... Thanks and hope to see some of ya out at the track... I have a 2005 GSXR 750.

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Maybe try a track day and rent a suit from patrick or where ever you choose before you spend all your money just to make sure its what you want to do. Im sure you will get addicted quickly like I did but just to be sure.
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Old 12-29-2006, 09:31 PM   #30
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If you have never been to a trackday, go to one, hang out and talk to people.

I'd suggest corner working to see how everything works but you won't have time to hang out much. Unless you corner work only half a day, which gives you half a trackday free whenever you chose.
I actually e-mailed the guy about this.. Just waiting for his response.. I'd like to go out there with out my bike and spend a day at the track and seeing what its all about.. Thanks for the info!!

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