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Old 03-28-2016, 08:54 PM   #1
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Been thinking about going to Harris Hill to try it out, if I like it I might join.
What's you guys thoughts on the track? Any club members on here?
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I was there a few years ago and it was in rough condition, large gaps in the asphalt, big dips, etc.
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It's the best price around for a track membership. Great people show up there and tons of fast people show up there. The track layout is nice and has interesting turns that you won't find elsewhere in Texas.

The bumps... Uh I mean "character" are more like mx jumps then ripples in the track surface. In my opinion it's the worst track surface I've experienced. That shouldn't stop you from going and trying it out. Go see for yourself and make your own decision. I believe the deal is $150 for an open day but that will go towards your membership if you decide to join. It used to be $500 to join and $150 a month for unlimited riding, not sure if that is still the deal. I also heard they might be redoing the whole track soon but who knows if that will Happen.
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Bumps or no, HHR is definitely entertaining on a motard...
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The bumps... Uh I mean "character" are more like mx jumps then ripples in the track surface. In my opinion it's the worst track surface I've experienced... That shouldn't stop you from going and trying it out... I also heard they might be redoing the whole track soon but who knows if that will Happen.
Ditto on the bumps... freaking terrible.

Ditto on making your own decision... it was an easy one for me.

Ditto on hearing about resurfacing... been hearing that for years.
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Bumps or no, HHR is definitely entertaining on a motard...
Might take the KX (mortard) as well as the ZX, you been there recently Scott?
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It's the best price around for a track membership. Great people show up there and tons of fast people show up there. The track layout is nice and has interesting turns that you won't find elsewhere in Texas.

The bumps... Uh I mean "character" are more like mx jumps then ripples in the track surface. In my opinion it's the worst track surface I've experienced. That shouldn't stop you from going and trying it out. Go see for yourself and make your own decision. I believe the deal is $150 for an open day but that will go towards your membership if you decide to join. It used to be $500 to join and $150 a month for unlimited riding, not sure if that is still the deal. I also heard they might be redoing the whole track soon but who knows if that will Happen.
Might as well try it out, trying to find somewhere I can ride regularly, just not quite ready to pay the joining fee for MSRH yet.
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Might take the KX (mortard) as well as the ZX, you been there recently Scott?
Hey - I didn't realize you had a motard, Si...

Yep - I took my motard out back in February for some post-rebuild engine testing. We ran CCW, and I thought it was an interesting and challenging layout. Far more elevation change than we see at any of the other Texas tracks, with at least one blind corner entry and exit that I can recall ("Santa Rita" - T4 on the track map).

I'm not sure whether I would have enjoyed being out there on a supersport, but I thought the motard did great.

I've got some leftover TMA@HHR certificates from CMRA last season - I don't know if Craig would let you cash one of my certs in against your TD fee, but you're welcome to try - worst he can do is say 'no'.

Shoot me a PM if you're interested.
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Had the KX for a while, had a brainwave and bought a set of warp 9's and changed the gearing. Have not had a chance to ride it anywhere yet, no idea what speed it'll do! May top out at 70 for all I know.
If your interested we could throw yours on my trailer and head out there, who knows may even be able to keep up with yours in a straight line:: notworthy:
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Had the KX for a while, had a brainwave and bought a set of warp 9's and changed the gearing. Have not had a chance to ride it anywhere yet, no idea what speed it'll do! May top out at 70 for all I know.
If your interested we could throw yours on my trailer and head out there, who knows may even be able to keep up with yours in a straight line:: notworthy:
I'm pretty sure even with the big bore kit in my CRF, that KX will be more than a match for mine power-wise. These newer MX bikes are pretty stout power-wise...

I'm definitely down for another trip out to HHR, but it would have to be sometime after the CMRA round in April - my motard is currently in pieces getting some suspension and radiator work done and I won't have it back together before then.
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All of this motard talk is making me itch to get some warp 9's for my RMZ!
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That'll work, I'm out of town most of April so could go for it in May
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