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Old 06-06-2012, 09:59 AM   #21
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I like the idea, but only for LIMITED communication.
Maybe just on the straights, step it up a little, try entering later, keep off the brakes, I'm coming around follow my lead... generic stuff.

NOT, "Ok, brake when i say now... NOW!!", "When I say go, turn in", etc
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Old 06-06-2012, 11:22 AM   #22
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I like the idea, but only for LIMITED communication.
Maybe just on the straights, step it up a little, try entering later, keep off the brakes, I'm coming around follow my lead... generic stuff.

NOT, "Ok, brake when i say now... NOW!!", "When I say go, turn in", etc
This is what I had in mind.
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Old 06-06-2012, 11:26 AM   #23
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Old 06-06-2012, 01:39 PM   #24
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So how so u hear? Is there headphones in the helmet?

Sweet set up tho!
There are headphones in the helmet. Thanks. The best thing about the system, is I no longer have to put headphones in every time before putting the helmet on. Now I just slide it on

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What did you use to mount your phone? Is it universal? And how secure is it from falling off?

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I like the idea, but only for LIMITED communication.
Maybe just on the straights, step it up a little, try entering later, keep off the brakes, I'm coming around follow my lead... generic stuff.

NOT, "Ok, brake when i say now... NOW!!", "When I say go, turn in", etc
That would be ideal for training situations don't you think?
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Old 06-06-2012, 02:03 PM   #25
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this is something I've been thinking about.. BUT.. the cost of a track day with all the equipment will go up (I would think)

For new riders and people trying to improve will be so much help, also can be distracting for some people.
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this is something I've been thinking about.. BUT.. the cost of a track day with all the equipment will go up (I would think)

For new riders and people trying to improve will be so much help, also can be distracting for some people.
Having a little device on the helmet poses some track day risk, so the price must go up? I've never been to the track so I don't really get you.
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I have to imagine it would be distracting. Some of the novice guys are overwhelmed by ther experience without having the voice of in their head the whole time.





I could see it being useful for endurance teams, though.
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Having a little device on the helmet poses some track day risk, so the price must go up? I've never been to the track so I don't really get you.
the device has to be installed right? also it has to be on a helmet that can be used for other riders so this thing doesn't fall off while you're riding.

I would think they would spend money on helmets.. or at the very minimum.. money for the devices.

Then again.. if its sooooo easy.. I would think everyone would be doing them by now? But wait.. there must be something else to it because NO ONE is..
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Old 06-06-2012, 02:16 PM   #29
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the device has to be installed right? also it has to be on a helmet that can be used for other riders so this thing doesn't fall off while you're riding.

I would think they would spend money on helmets.. or at the very minimum.. money for the devices.

Then again.. if its sooooo easy.. I would think everyone would be doing them by now? But wait.. there must be something else to it because NO ONE is..
Idk why your making it appear as it would be something as mandatory?
If a couple peeps at the track have them, why not allow the use.

Btw, just want to let you know, they are very secure on the helmets.
I don't see how this would be any different then someone using a Go Pro that is adhered via the 3M adhesive.
That adhesive would give way before this bluetooth unit does.

just my 2 cents

Dual pack of the bluetooth headsets I got cost $300 for dual Systems

One system by itself costs $190.

People spend 500-800 on Helmets, along with 3-4 go pros. Are you telling me no one has the money. Let alone if money were an issue you shouldn't be RACING at the track to begin with.
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Old 06-06-2012, 03:02 PM   #31
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Idk why your making it appear as it would be something as mandatory?
If a couple peeps at the track have them, why not allow the use.

Btw, just want to let you know, they are very secure on the helmets.
I don't see how this would be any different then someone using a Go Pro that is adhered via the 3M adhesive.
That adhesive would give way before this bluetooth unit does.

just my 2 cents

Dual pack of the bluetooth headsets I got cost $300 for dual Systems

One system by itself costs $190.

People spend 500-800 on Helmets, along with 3-4 go pros. Are you telling me no one has the money. Let alone if money were an issue you shouldn't be RACING at the track to begin with.
If you have them and they are your own then no one can tell you for it. let whoever whats to use it, use it!
Just like Gopros.. its yours... no one can tell you nothing... If you break it? then its all on you!

now.. we are talking about a track day, where "the school" provides them.. like the OP said.. "considered using them on the track to help instruct"

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Might seem like a silly idea, but has anyone considered using them on the track to help instruct? Would these even be allowed on the track? I think it would be beneficial to tell students when to brake, what gear to be in, if they should be going faster, slower, leaning more, ect in real time. Personally I think getting the critique while what you did is still fresh on your mind is going to help a lot more than waiting after a session and trying to think back to where you made that mistake. Pulling off the track immediately after the lap to get critique would work too, but that cuts down on track time. Just a thought.
then.. here is where my comments go!

I think you're just thinking about a single person, or maybe 2 people using them at the track.. this would be a great Idea.. But as a "School".. you have about 35+ students on each class room.

That's a lot of people.

Now.. about your other comment.

"Btw, just want to let you know, they are very secure on the helmets.
I don't see how this would be any different then someone using a Go Pro that is adhered via the 3M adhesive.
That adhesive would give way before this bluetooth unit does."


I actually agree.. But let me ask you something.
Once mounted? can it be taken off? and how much touble is it?
can you swap it for the next student to use it with out any problems.. how about another 100's times during the track season?

Now keep in mind as a school.. how may times are you going to use it? (a lot!)

I (Once again) think this is a bad idea!! super!!!. I'm all for it.. like I said.. I've been thinking about it!. But As school?? (one that you pay 100 bucks for a track day and not thousands. well... I wouldn't know how much you would start with and how long they will last?

I'm not trying to be Mr Right.. just anwering your questions.
Maybe if you come down to the track and see how things go down you'll get a better understanding on what "we" go through.

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yes a trackday organization could tell you not to use them at their event...
if it is just students trying to use them it could be a big distraction, so IMO either the school provides them and the instructor is the ONLY one talking, or they do not get used... some trackday groups already tell you NO MUSIC from headsets while you are riding, ear plugs only...used correctly they could be a help but they would drive the cost up, used incorrectly they could be a major problem
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