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Old 03-06-2007, 04:51 PM   #141
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Come on, with the money we are spending on this sport 25.00 is not worth thinking twice about, and if 25.00 is a determining factor then you need to get into a different sport. Not trying to be an but its the truth.
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Old 03-06-2007, 05:33 PM   #142
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there will be plenty of trackdays to come. don't wait for a noob day, because the next noob day is in like october or something like that. plus you'd get much more instruction and attention on a normal trackday (because most of the guys there don't need the instruction, therefore the instructors aren't doing anything but riding as well).
This is what I was wanting to do in April, but the only date in April is the 14th and I will be out of town! So I guess I will have to wait for May! That sucks!! Why only one date in April???
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Old 03-06-2007, 07:05 PM   #143
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We take what dates we CAN get and smile happily...........Members are assured of 30 weekends per year, plus car clubs hold races, Formula Atlantic testing before the Houston gp, I have a family and a life, etc, etc, etc. ........... I was lucky to get the dates on the schedule and may be forced to alter if they decide to book more race weekends. I haven't riden the track solo as a member in I can't remember when.......
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Old 03-06-2007, 07:12 PM   #144
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How common is it for someone to lay it down at the track?
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Old 03-06-2007, 07:22 PM   #145
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I was lucky to get the dates on the schedule and may be forced to alter if they decide to book more race weekends.
I was looking over the calendar and was actually surprised to see as many as there are. I don't think Ride Smart and LS have as many as you when added together! :notworthy

Now if I just had gobs more money and a track bike...
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How common is it for someone to lay it down at the track?
we had at least 4 or 5 yesterday. Depends on the riders, conditions etc...
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Depends on the riders, conditions etc...
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Conditions dont really matter, because a rider should ride according to conditions of track, tires, weather....etc. It is all on the rider.
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Conditions dont really matter, because a rider should ride according to conditions of track, tires, weather,...etc. It is all on the rider.
yep. ride within your limits and you'll be fine.
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Old 03-06-2007, 11:16 PM   #149
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How common is it for someone to lay it down at the track?
It's part of nature's natural selection process. Those who ride over thier head or with their ego on the back seat will dump it regularly. Good news is that track lay downs are usually walked away from vs. street laydowns where you hit objects after you start sliding. We have guys who have attended EVERY trackday and never even gone off track, then we had one guy at the noob day laid it down FIVE times in one day!!!!! Bottom line is that if you wish to REALLY ride your sportbike, you are much better off in the controled environment of the track. Always ride within YOUR limits and you'll be fine. As you get faster and want to get even faster, then going down is something you must realize is likely to happen when you push. Smart = upright......not smart = expensive repairs and sore body.
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It's part of nature's natural selection process. Those who ride over thier head or with their ego on the back seat will dump it regularly. Good news is that track lay downs are usually walked away from vs. street laydowns where you hit objects after you start sliding. We have guys who have attended EVERY trackday and never even gone off track, then we had one guy at the noob day laid it down FIVE times in one day!!!!! Bottom line is that if you wish to REALLY ride your sportbike, you are much better off in the controled environment of the track. Always ride within YOUR limits and you'll be fine. As you get faster and want to get even faster, then going down is something you must realize is likely to happen when you push. Smart = upright......not smart = expensive repairs and sore body.
well said Buck!!! I told Josh after my 1st track day I dont think I will wanna ride street anymore....but we'll see how long that will really last :icon_bigg .
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I told Josh after my 1st track day I dont think I will wanna ride street anymore....
I give it about a week, then you'll have a day off and the bike will be street ready again.
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I give it about a week, then you'll have a day off and the bike will be street ready again.
atleast give me some credit and give me 2 weeks
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atleast give me some credit and give me 2 weeks
Nah, you'll need your fix before we go on the 23rd. :icon_bigg
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It's part of nature's natural selection process. Those who ride over thier head or with their ego on the back seat will dump it regularly. Good news is that track lay downs are usually walked away from vs. street laydowns where you hit objects after you start sliding. We have guys who have attended EVERY trackday and never even gone off track, then we had one guy at the noob day laid it down FIVE times in one day!!!!! Bottom line is that if you wish to REALLY ride your sportbike, you are much better off in the controled environment of the track. Always ride within YOUR limits and you'll be fine. As you get faster and want to get even faster, then going down is something you must realize is likely to happen when you push. Smart = upright......not smart = expensive repairs and sore body.
Most people would ride over their head at the track because most riders would want to achieve their best lap times. Progress is at each individual discretion. Laying down and getting hurt is a part of the sport/speed.
For some, the speed and thrills of going around corners fast outweighs the bad part.:dontknow:
Track experience is a must for aggressive street riders. Better being hurt on the track then kill on the street, right? Besides, no cops is gonna give you a ticket for reckless riding or speeding at the track.:laughing6
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Besides, no cops is gonna give you a ticket for reckless riding or speeding at the track.:laughing6
Although you may get your kicked. :laughing6
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well said Buck!!! I told Josh after my 1st track day I dont think I will wanna ride street anymore....but we'll see how long that will really last :icon_bigg .
Ha Ha! I said that too! It didn't last!I am hoping to go back in May! You can come out and go with me so I am not the only girl!
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