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Old 05-02-2013, 01:37 PM   #21
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TWS (Texas World Speedway): the turns are, mostly, less sharper, and the track is wider (which means more forgiving of mistakes)


The whole "TWS (Texas World Speedway) is faster" thing is pure : a track is only as fast as your right wrist makes it.
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I would say GSS but you didn't list that

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I think that TWS (Texas World Speedway) is more forgiving for your first track day.. That was mine anyways..needed lots of forgiveness.
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TWS (Texas World Speedway) TWS (Texas World Speedway) TWS (Texas World Speedway) - It's Wide! And that gives you a lot more room for error. MSRH is less forgiving in that aspect, tighter and more "technical" as others have stated. I've rode both tracks at least 10+ and have picked far more flowers at MSRH than TWS (Texas World Speedway). TWS (Texas World Speedway) flows smoother and doesn't zap your energy like MSRH will. While TWS (Texas World Speedway) is a "faster" track that is besides the point as you will be riding at a pace you feel comfortable with. I've had saved high sides at both tracks, MSRH resulted in a run off while TWS (Texas World Speedway) had a wide enough track for me to recover and finish the turn.

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My opinion would be do TWS (Texas World Speedway). I've been track marshaling and instructing for RideSmart for over 2 years. There's not a lot of crashes in the beginner groups at any track.

TWS (Texas World Speedway) is very, very wide. It's also easier to learn. Most of the corners are go in wide, hit the apex, go out wide, repeat.

The front straight is also very fun. You can go as fast as you want there. The turn after that straight is the widest turn on the track and the line is on the inside. So even if you screw it up and come in too hot, you have so much room for 'mess ups' it's ridiculous.

No matter what track you choose, you're going to have a blast. Welcome to the addiction.
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Old 05-02-2013, 04:44 PM   #28
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TWS (Texas World Speedway) is a better choice for the 1st track day simply because of the concrete patches at MSRH.
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I did TWS (Texas World Speedway) first and MSRH two weeks afterwards. I see no reason not to go that route. I also did ECR on the first available weekend the following season. My advise is mix it up early and often. You can't learn everything from just one track.
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Old 05-04-2013, 08:51 AM   #31
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Everyone is giving really good advice! It depends on why you want to go to the track. MSRH was my first track and only track for some days, then I tried TWS (Texas World Speedway). I like MSRH for the technical aspects but since TWS (Texas World Speedway) has that long straight and wider turns, you do catch more speed. But it's bumpy! Make sure you have a steering dampner/stabilizer before you do any track. I got away without one for a long time but whenever I was at TWS (Texas World Speedway), I felt really insecure about it.
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It doesn't matter. Just make sure the first time they turn you loose at speed on your own to take easy until you learn the track a little. Work on your braking points, corner entry speeds and lines. First time for me, I near crashed going into the lunch a bit fast.
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Do both.

They are two different animals.
And it doesn't matter which one you start off with.

If you're out there wrecking on your first day, you're not:
1. Listening to your instructors
2. Keeping your ego in check
3. Experienced enough
4. Maintaining your bike

With 2 years under your belt, I don't think you'll worry about #3.

PS- Turn 1, 7, 15 are banked if you're going fast enough....
I could not agree more... EGO is huge. Its like going to the gym.. you dont start off benching 300lbs
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