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Old 10-30-2012, 07:55 PM   #21
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I was on a solid black 2007 GSXR 600 with all red leathers that looks (to everyone) like a " tampon".

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kind of a big fella? ( I am short, so everyone is big to me )

I started to track your lap times......IIRC you were one of the faster ones with some good form, and style.
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Old 10-30-2012, 08:00 PM   #22
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kind of a big fella? ( I am short, so everyone is big to me )

I started to track your lap times......IIRC you were one of the faster ones with some good form, and style.
I was this guy...I come in at the very beginning and then later in the session...



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I was this guy...I come in at the very beginning and then later in the session...
ahhhh, I was thinking of a all black bike with red/black gear.....you two were kinda grouping with a few others.....

funny how that sticks in my mind.

I will say a whole bunch of riders were having fun with their buddies. Not a thing wrong with that
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lol.. Yes. We know.

The only time I run into traffic is when you see switch or babymilos or Ivan out in level 3.. Lol
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Old 10-30-2012, 08:24 PM   #25
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This was my first time riding with Ride Smart and I was in level 3. Group size is a safety thing and to be honest, while there were larger grids in levels 1 & 2, the track marshal spaced them out pretty well and it didnt look like an issue at all. There were very few incidents except for level 3 at the end of the day, and by that time, the grid was rather small.

Also since I had never been to a Ride Smart event, I was shocked at the turnout. Its good to see that many interested riders.
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Old 10-30-2012, 08:55 PM   #26
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I think traffic is more due to riders parking in the corners and wo in the straights.

I had fun in lvl 2...no way I could hang in 3...
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Old 10-31-2012, 05:51 AM   #28
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Obed,

How many people are on the track if org A claims a cap of 35 riders and a 3:1 student to instructor ratio?

How many are on the track if org B has a 45 rider cap and 7:1 student to instructor ratio?

It wouldn't be that much difference if org A sold out. What are we talking, 5 riders? People go to these lightly attended events a rave about the grid size. Trust me, if they could get more people out there they would.
i could argue with your math, but since i was not bad mouthing Ride Smart, i see no need to. my comment was that the most common complaint i hear when folks are talking is the one about grid size....the truth is, if folks did not like it, the grid sizes would not be that big... and since i still do Ride Smart trackdays when the schedule works out for me, it must be something i can live with too...
sort of like ice cream, some might be better than others to me, i like one flavor over another, but i like them all...
or like , some days better than others, but never had any i did not like.
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like , some days better than others, but never had any i did not like.
they still make pills for your age?
wait what?? you still do that?? that still gets up?
I had to do it.. sorry.
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, i like one flavor over another, but i like them all...
or like , some days better than others, but never had any i did not like.
Stop talking about , Obed.

Haven't you been addressed about this before?
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kind of a big fella?

I started to track your lap times......IIRC you were one of the faster ones with some good form, and style.

ahhhh, I was thinking of a all black bike with red/black gear.....you two were kinda grouping with a few others.....
that may have been me, black boots, red/black leathers, black/orange bike. i was told i was allowed to move up to level 3 but there were only 2 sessions left and i just stayed in 2 to finish the day.
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Stop talking about , Obed.

Haven't you been addressed about this before?
nope, unless i am having memory problems in addition to getting it up problems.

besides when all you CAN do is talk about it that is what you do, sort of like how fast some of the guys are...
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Old 10-31-2012, 09:25 AM   #33
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lol @ track org fight. I picture a Ron Burgundy style news team standoff...

None of the orgs are one big family, c'mon now. They are all a few close circles of friends. They all run differently, have their strengths, and have their own problems.

Pick your poison for each.
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