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Old 08-18-2013, 09:39 PM   #21
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Byrdman, that invitation to H2R is still open! Get your ape out there so I'm not the only one on a completely out of place bike!
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Old 08-18-2013, 09:42 PM   #22
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Byrdman, that invitation to H2R is still open! Get your ape out there so I'm not the only one on a completely out of place bike!
Not sure how to take that Ill be on the XR650R-SM and Ape

Sometime in september for sure!! Thanks man!
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Old 08-18-2013, 10:00 PM   #23
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Take it as a compliment! If you're not on sport bike you always look like a hero when you pass one.
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Old 09-02-2013, 05:16 PM   #24
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Well, I pushed it too hard and crashed. The damage was pretty minimal; it is looking like a new shifter, replacement light, and replacement instruments. The engine runs and there was no damage beyond light scoring on the head cover.
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Old 09-02-2013, 05:58 PM   #25
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Just be prepared to see your street bike destroyed. Not saying it will happen, but it doesn't take a high speed crash to bend forks, subframe, instrument cluster, etc (talking from experience here). Just the right bounce leaving the pavement over a curbing at 40 mph can send it flipping over. If you do have insurance that will cover track riding, it doesn't take a whole lot to total a motorcycle so you could end up paying to fix it anyway.

So in summary, I'm not saying "don't do it", but basically after you've done a couple of track days, don't ride anything on the track that you don't want to lose. Because everybody says they'll take it easy at first, even those with race numbers on their motorcycles now.

i had to take a step back(to keep mine shiny) because the more TD you do ,the faster you want to go,it's human nature......if you want to keep it shiny then get a Track bike and keep that beauty for the street....
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Old 09-02-2013, 06:28 PM   #26
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After a bit of reconstructive surgery it will be a beauty again. I'm probably going to start shopping for a track bike though. I got off light this time, and even though I'm sanguine about it, there are easier ways to enjoy the track.
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