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Old 03-07-2013, 11:46 AM   #1
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Minimum cost to start track?

What is the minimum cost to start track?

Full leathers = about 600
Fresh tires = about 300
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:48 AM   #2
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rent leathers
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cheap really.
Yup.

Ridesmart will give you free boot and leather rental the first time.

Fastline has skid and slyder that could let you borrow leathers too..
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Yup.

Ridesmart will give you free boot and leather rental the first time.

Fastline has skid and slyder that could let you borrow leathers too..
Werd, besides you can also ask around to borrow stuff, as long as you take care of it.
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[QUOTE=Daft Punk;3509412]What is the minimum cost to start track?

Full leathers = about 600
Fresh tires = about 300
Track boots = about 200
gloves = about 100
SNELL 2010 helmet(if you don't have one), about 200
Instructor fee?
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What is the minimum cost to start track?

Full leathers = about 600
Fresh tires = about 300
Track boots = about 200
gloves = about 100
SNELL 2010 helmet(if you don't have one), about 200
Instructor fee?


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Freeish? First one can be had for free if you have the time to corner work.
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should I start my 1st trackday with my ninja 250 or upgrade to a r6 then trackday?
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What is the minimum cost to start track?

Full leathers = about 600
Fresh tires = about 300
Track boots = about 200
gloves = about 100
SNELL 2010 helmet(if you don't have one), about 200
Instructor fee?
You mean a DOT helmet wont pass?
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should I start my 1st trackday with my ninja 250 or upgrade to a r6 then trackday?
Do it on the 250
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Do it on the 250. Ride that 250 till it breaks then find another one and repeat.
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