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Old 06-18-2007, 12:26 PM   #81
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this track just really emphized with all the bumps that my suspension sucks and its time to upgrade :icon_bigg
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Do you think that running the mini has made you more sensitive to the handling of your 'big' bike? I certainly feel that way. My F3 was bouncing all over the place Saturday. I felt a lot of headshake too - the front felt really light.
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Old 06-18-2007, 12:33 PM   #82
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No I was on the yellow alstare GSXR 750. Didn't go down Saturday. Glad to hear that everyone that did go down wasn't too hurt, including the guy that broke his collar bone on the parade lap :eh:
I know that I met you, but having a hard time remembering names. You rode in the noob group??? I'm sorry, I'm so out of it.
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Old 06-18-2007, 12:35 PM   #83
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Do you think that running the mini has made you more sensitive to the handling of your 'big' bike? I certainly feel that way. My F3 was bouncing all over the place Saturday. I felt a lot of headshake too - the front felt really light.
Nice to meet you Dennis....Sorry I didn't stick around too long to chat. Maybe next time.
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Old 06-18-2007, 12:42 PM   #84
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I know that I met you, but having a hard time remembering names. You rode in the noob group??? I'm sorry, I'm so out of it.
Yup I rode in the noob group I think I met you at the end part of the day.
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This was my 2nd track day, I'm scared to know what my time was, as it was probably the slowest of the day but oh well had tons of fun!!!

DBuck pain is ut friend. If ur in pain, ur body position was right, so keep it up!
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Old 06-18-2007, 01:43 PM   #86
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This was my 2nd track day, I'm scared to know what my time was, as it was probably the slowest of the day but oh well had tons of fun!!!

DBuck pain is ut friend. If ur in pain, ur body position was right, so keep it up!
I would not worry about lap times until you start passing people with number plates. By then it is really tuff to not be curious.
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I would not worry about lap times until you start passing people with number plates. By then it is really tuff to not be curious.
I don't, I know i'm a noob and I'm ok with that for now!!!
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This was my 2nd track day, I'm scared to know what my time was, as it was probably the slowest of the day but oh well had tons of fun!!!

DBuck pain is ut friend. If ur in pain, ur body position was right, so keep it up!

you looked good out there, but LOOSEN UP GIRL!! you looked like a statue on that bike! looked like you were concentrating really hard to get your body position right, but tensed up in the process. at least, that's what it looked like while i was passing you! just kidding!!
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you looked good out there, but LOOSEN UP GIRL!! you looked like a statue on that bike! looked like you were concentrating really hard to get your body position right, but tensed up in the process. at least, that's what it looked like while i was passing you! just kidding!!

Ur probably right!!!! LOL. My body position is really what i'm concentrating on more than speed.
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All in good time Candy girl.......... You are well on your way with only two days on the track. David is right though, relax and let your body find the comfort zone. Everyone is a bit differrent, and you're on a BIG bike for such a small gal. Suspention set up is going to help you quite a bit too, that bike was very nervous on tip in and worse on exit. Stick with Brandon and he'll get it working right for you in no time at all.
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All in good time Candy girl.......... You are well on your way with only two days on the track. David is right though, relax and let your body find the comfort zone. Everyone is a bit differrent, and you're on a BIG bike for such a small gal. Suspention set up is going to help you quite a bit too, that bike was very nervous on tip in and worse on exit. Stick with Brandon and he'll get it working right for you in no time at all.

Oh I'm on it!!!! Just his work on the rear made me feel a difference on the last 2 sessions!!! Good advice from ya as usual!!!!
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Old 06-18-2007, 05:12 PM   #92
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I would not worry about lap times until you start passing people with number plates. By then it is really tuff to not be curious.
I still don't worry about lap times. I worry more about the feel.
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. I worry more about the feel.
And please, tell us how if feels.............
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And please, tell us how if feels.............

lol! this may take a turn for the worse!
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And please, tell us how if feels.............
:laughing6 Close to being as good as dropping into a glassy ten footer, or sliding down fresh powder.
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trust me....even with the good suspension....you'll still feel the bumps. just gotta suck it up and hammer the throttle through it. the suspension just helps feel more stable, the bumps will always be there though.
I've got some suspension mods, but I thought the track was pretty smooth compared to a lot of the streets I ride. Maybe I was just to jazzed up and didnt notice the bad spots though :icon_bigg
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Hey guys I posted a separate thread about the pictures from Saturday. If you didn't see it its over at: http://www.motohouston.com/forums/sh...ad.php?t=31188

Thanks everyone for giving me the opportunity to take your pictures out there. PM me if you have any questions or requests.
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Old 06-19-2007, 01:45 AM   #98
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that parade lap sucked.. i kept almost falling around the turns.. low psi low tread lots of rain on a track i dont know.. tons of fun!
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