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Old 05-23-2013, 07:36 PM   #1
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Working the corners on a track day etc?

How do you sign up for it? I want to do a track day but I heard you can do one free if you work the whole thing. I also seen people sell track days how does that work dos?

What track should I start on? Ridesmart or fastline?
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There's also tracktactics...I'd check them out too.
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I manage the TM's and CW's for RideSmart. Here is the link with the info: http://www.ridesmart.info/index.php?page=corner.working

Once you meet the criteria, you can submit a request (link is on that page) with the date(s) you are interested in CW'ing. It comes to me, and I will let you know about roster spot availability at that time. After you CW, you will receive a code to use at future online td registration. You can also sell the code, as they are transferrable. Let me know if you have any questions.
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You have to have ridden 2 track days before you can corner work, at least for ride smart. The first time is cheap though, its only $60. IDK if all of the spots are filled up for the 27 at TWS (Texas World Speedway), but if you sign up for that one and need a lift I got permission to use my neighbors trailer.
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It is not sold out. But it usually does. So if y'all plan to go, get signed up soon! That $60 price is a steal! I will be track marshaling that day. Come introduce yourselves!
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do your first track with the 50% code... youll learn all the flags and what not, save money this way because that 50% is a steal really. then you can corner work later on.

the buying credits, buy it, paypal the money, other person sends u code to use during registration
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You have to have ridden 2 track days before you can corner work, at least for ride smart. The first time is cheap though, its only $60. IDK if all of the spots are filled up for the 27 at TWS (Texas World Speedway), but if you sign up for that one and need a lift I got permission to use my neighbors trailer.
Where do you live and where can I sign up?!!?!?!
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Do I need full gauntlet gloves to ride?
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Do I need full gauntlet gloves to ride?
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Do you think anyone would let me borrow some? I can wear small or medium.
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Do you think anyone would let me borrow some? I can wear small or medium.
You sign up at ridesmart.com
First timers get full gear rental, I believe that covers gloves.
Im in Tomball, TX
This is my first track day to, and im so excited. Im having another friend pull my neighbors trailer so we can fit all of our bikes on it.
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PM for my number, if you got questions you can just text... its your first td, questions will keep popping up
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Gloves are not covered.
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Gloves are not covered.
they have gloves, just not a vast variety... its free rental.
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Okay well I don't mind it is my first time.
So gloves,boots, and suit is all included for the first time?
What all do I need gear wise.
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you need

1.Damage free BSI, DOT or SNELL full-face helmet with face shield. (flip-up full face or modular helmets are only allowed in Level 1/Cruisers)
Riding boots that fully cover the ankle.
Gauntlet style motorcycle gloves with full wrist coverage.
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One piece leather suit
Two piece leather suit (Two piece leather suits must zip together for Novice, Intermediate or Advanced groups)
Ballistic nylon suits such as Joe Rocket, AeroStitch etc. are only acceptable in the Novice Group provided they are either one piece or two piece that zip together with 50% zipper contact, reinforced and padded shoulders, elbows, hips, and knee areas
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your bike needs

Motorcycle Preparation

ALL MOTORCYCLES MUST PASS TECHNICAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO ADMITTANCE TO THE TRACK.

Front and rear brakes in good working condition
Motorcycle must not leak any fluids
Ethylene Glycol based coolant is allowed
Self-closing throttle in good working condition
Handle bar mounted, fully functional kill switch/button
Tire tread at least 50% of new condition 1
All glass and reflective surfaces must be taped over fully 2
Brake lights must be disabled 3
Side stands are allowed.
All valve stems must be capped
Wheel balance weights must be secured to the wheels
License plates must be removed or taped (including bolts)
Any other mechanical issues which may render riding the motorcycle unsafe must be fixed.
Spikes, blades (or any other pointed/sharp protrusions) on bodywork, screen, levers, sliders or bar ends, must be removed.
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1a. Discolored tires due to excessive wear will be disallowed.
1b. Our on-site tire service will have a selection of tires to provide riders an opportunity to pass technical inspection (fees for products/services apply).
2. Entire surface of light glass or reflective surface must be covered.
3. Brake lighting must be disabled by removing fuses, or other methods to prevent activation of the light.
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but dont let any of this stuff intimidate you or make you nervous, well it did for me on my first TD. Just accept the fact that youre about to have a ton of fun and come out
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I just need a ride and I am good.
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