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Old 06-28-2013, 02:34 PM   #61
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here is the thing, YOU ride your ride with who ever you want to... I do.
In all honesty though, I think there are some groups out there that may be good for you, that you should not advise newbies on their first track day to go to...no matter what freebies they offer first timers or how much discount they give them.
A free for all may be great for you, but with all the things that happen in a first track day, it can be overwhelming for a newbie, and then to be left to their own devices could be devastating.
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Old 06-28-2013, 02:39 PM   #62
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. I wish I had enough money to just give it away. That's crazy. Anyway, sounds like a party! Enjoy!
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. I wish I had enough money to just give it away. That's crazy. Anyway, sounds like a party! Enjoy!
EVER HEARD the saying you gotta spend/have money to make money? Cheap TD's early on, hook your clients, slowly go back to normal pricing....kinda like a grand opening special in my eyes. You just can't do it for months/years and expect to stay afloat like our buddies Meril and Manu.
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EVER HEARD the saying you gotta spend/have money to make money? Cheap TD's early on, hook your clients, slowly go back to normal pricing....kinda like a grand opening special in my eyes. You just can't do it for months/years and expect to stay afloat like our buddies Meril and Manu.
Truth. I believe this is what will happen. They will increase prices or not last. Also, if they find that their free-for-all riding causes too many accidents, they'll have to implement some rules that may take the fun out of it. We'll see how it turns out. In the mean time - riders should take advantage of their low prices and party atmosphere.
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here is the thing, YOU ride your ride with who ever you want to... I do.
In all honesty though, I think there are some groups out there that may be good for you, that you should not advise newbies on their first track day to go to...no matter what freebies they offer first timers or how much discount they give them.
A free for all may be great for you, but with all the things that happen in a first track day, it can be overwhelming for a newbie, and then to be left to their own devices could be devastating.
Are you referring to RideSmart?
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Do they fit the profile?
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I'm assuming so if you are referring to freebies as leather/boot rentals and discounts if you're referring to the 50% off for first timers.

If you are referring to Ride Smart, I'm curious as to why you think they are not good for beginners, what organizations you would recommend, and why you would recommend them.
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I'm assuming so if you are referring to freebies as leather/boot rentals and discounts if you're referring to the 50% off for first timers.

If you are referring to Ride Smart, I'm curious as to why you think they are not good for beginners, what organizations you would recommend, and why you would recommend them.
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