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Old 03-03-2007, 11:56 PM   #21
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Old 03-04-2007, 09:19 AM   #22
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Was someone life flighted out of there?
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Old 03-04-2007, 10:06 AM   #23
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Yep! I think Tae said he would be fine, he just couldn't remember anything past the morning!
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Old 03-04-2007, 10:11 AM   #24
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Glad to hear you guys had fun and that evreyone who went down is ok. 50 were are some pics?
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Old 03-04-2007, 10:34 AM   #25
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Good bunch of folks out there yesterday, Great weather and everyone looked like they learned a lot.
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Old 03-04-2007, 10:50 AM   #26
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Well I was one of the guys that wrecked 2 times. First time around the track I ran off in the first turn at the buss stop. That wasn't too bad just grabbed too much brake and stopped in the dirt and fell over. The second wreck was a highside in the keyhole. I still don't remember this one and would appreciate if anyone had any video or saw it to help me fill in the gaps. Long story short I am fine no bruses or even scratches (I was lucky as all ).

I still don't know the condition of the bike but I am going to take a hiatus for a while from riding. I have to figure out how I let myself get into a situation where I would highside. I don't consider myself a crazy rider and I didn't feel like I was riding out of control but I definitely need to sit and think about this for a long while.
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Old 03-04-2007, 10:55 AM   #27
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Well I was one of the guys that wrecked 2 times. First time around the track I ran off in the first turn at the buss stop. That wasn't too bad just grabbed too much brake and stopped in the dirt and fell over. The second wreck was a highside in the keyhole. I still don't remember this one and would appreciate if anyone had any video or saw it to help me fill in the gaps. Long story short I am fine no bruses or even scratches (I was lucky as all ).

I still don't know the condition of the bike but I am going to take a hiatus for a while from riding. I have to figure out how I let myself get into a situation where I would highside. I don't consider myself a crazy rider and I didn't feel like I was riding out of control but I definitely need to sit and think about this for a long while.
Glad your ok, and your doing the smart thing and trying to figure out what you did wrong.
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Glad your ok, and your doing the smart thing and trying to figure out what you did wrong.
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Well I was one of the guys that wrecked 2 times. First time around the track I ran off in the first turn at the buss stop. That wasn't too bad just grabbed too much brake and stopped in the dirt and fell over. The second wreck was a highside in the keyhole. I still don't remember this one and would appreciate if anyone had any video or saw it to help me fill in the gaps. Long story short I am fine no bruses or even scratches (I was lucky as all ).

I still don't know the condition of the bike but I am going to take a hiatus for a while from riding. I have to figure out how I let myself get into a situation where I would highside. I don't consider myself a crazy rider and I didn't feel like I was riding out of control but I definitely need to sit and think about this for a long while.
really glad you're ok.
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Old 03-04-2007, 11:09 AM   #30
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OJGsxr glad to hear you were ok.
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Well I was one of the guys that wrecked 2 times. First time around the track I ran off in the first turn at the buss stop. That wasn't too bad just grabbed too much brake and stopped in the dirt and fell over. The second wreck was a highside in the keyhole. I still don't remember this one and would appreciate if anyone had any video or saw it to help me fill in the gaps. Long story short I am fine no bruses or even scratches (I was lucky as all ).

I still don't know the condition of the bike but I am going to take a hiatus for a while from riding. I have to figure out how I let myself get into a situation where I would highside. I don't consider myself a crazy rider and I didn't feel like I was riding out of control but I definitely need to sit and think about this for a long while.
What kind of tires where you running? What pressure where you running in those tires? Take look at the tire and see if it spun up on you and then think about how heavey your hand is on the throttle.

Glad your okay!
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Old 03-04-2007, 11:15 AM   #32
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Any updates on the life flighted rider?
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Pilot Powers front was at 30 back was at 29. I remember doing the keyhole many times and it was probably my favorite turn at the track. I did hug the inside quite a bit so I wonder if it went a little too far inside?? Tae said it was probably due to throttle control as well so maybe it was that. Hopefully someone was around to see it so I can fill in my memory. The only time period I am missing now is from the wreck to being in the helicopter.
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Pilot Powers front was at 30 back was at 29. I remember doing the keyhole many times and it was probably my favorite turn at the track. I did hug the inside quite a bit so I wonder if it went a little too far inside?? Tae said it was probably due to throttle control as well so maybe it was that. Hopefully someone was around to see it so I can fill in my memory. The only time period I am missing now is from the wreck to being in the helicopter.

I am glad you are OK.
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The only time period I am missing now is from the wreck to being in the helicopter.
i saw Jay in the car, on the freeway when i was going home. i'm glad you made it okay. when i heard it was you that got life flighted, i couldn't believe it. :confused2
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Pilot Powers front was at 30 back was at 29. I remember doing the keyhole many times and it was probably my favorite turn at the track. I did hug the inside quite a bit so I wonder if it went a little too far inside?? Tae said it was probably due to throttle control as well so maybe it was that. Hopefully someone was around to see it so I can fill in my memory. The only time period I am missing now is from the wreck to being in the helicopter.
Take a look at the side of your tire and see if there are signs of the spin and slide on it. If so you may have gotten a little comfy with the corner and got on the gas harder then usual.
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Old 03-04-2007, 11:46 AM   #37
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Glad to hear you're ok OJ. Just talked to Jon and he's doinig well too, just a broken finger. I would guess that as you were exitiing the keyhole and making the flop for the right hander you got a bit too much throttle there. The right hander before the launch is VERY off camber and decieving. Between the camber and the sealer there it is quite easy to break it loose, especially if you're getting comfy and happy and starting to push. There is also a good bump where the concrete patch ends that can break you loose if you're off line and rolling on the gas. The 750' just as hard as the 1k's in the low and mid range, so camber, sealer,and HP would be a viable senario. Glad Tae talked you into the good helmet!!!

Good post Tony on staying on line. It becomes obvious on NOOB days when you see people struggling W/T1, T4-6, T7, and my favorite, the triple apex method to T16-17. Street fast and track fast are indeed different. Streets have lots of clues, signs, markers, and warnings. On the track you are looking at a blank slate where you need to draw your own marks for braking, apex, accceleration and so on. This requires a lot more focus despite fewer hazards. I saw some fantastic progress in most of the riders yesterday.

HUGE PROPS to the ladies for some great rides. Smooth as butter and consistent lap after lap. No ego makes learning so much easier, and you all did FANTASTIC!!! The guys could learn something from all of you. Well done.

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Glad everyone had a good time and learn something at the track.
Imagine that you were doing this in the street without the proper gear.
Does this makes you think twice about riding fast on the street?
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Old 03-04-2007, 12:26 PM   #39
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Imagine that you were doing this in the street without the proper gear. Does this makes you think twice about riding fast on the street?
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Never been down on the street. Back in Jan I went down on the track, it was not that bad, lowsided and slid/rolled off the track. If that would have happened on the street I would not have had all my gear on ie. full leathers and boots, I would have ended up with some nasty road rash and maybe more. +1 for gear and trackdays.

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Hey all! my first track day was a blast....I think i'm in love, with the tack that is hahahaha, it was so much more than I expected and worth every penny I leaned a lot, and enjoyed every second of it. I want to say thank you to everybody there that helped me out... it's greatly appriciated!!! if it weren't for ya'll I wouln't have even been able to get out there!!! I can't wait to do it again!!!! The track is bad !!! All us ladies that were there rocked we need to do another one togther!!!
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