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Old 06-16-2008, 10:38 PM   #21
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Yes, it's not an actual requirement, just a recommendation.
ok and the nxt class is wed. right?? i might take it with my friend. ill try. i really want this class 2 get more experience and increase my riding skills and be safe out there on the streets!
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Old 06-16-2008, 10:39 PM   #22
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what do yall do in a track day?? just race? whats its purpose?
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Old 06-16-2008, 10:41 PM   #23
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challen this is when i took my class 04-12-08 if u wanna go check out the pic.
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Old 06-16-2008, 10:41 PM   #24
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On the street or on the track? On the track, I definitely agree. On the street would surprise me unless you were getting the brake fluid awfully hot. Perhaps you changed the diameter of the lines and you like the feel better??
Street. Definitely wasn't hot brake fluid. We did the testing in a parking lot.

Now, the diameter could've been changed. Only Patrick would know. All that there mechanical stuff I has someone else do.
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Old 06-16-2008, 10:42 PM   #25
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Rather than run down the list you should check with one of the site sponsors to put on track days.

Lots of education...classroom time....instructors...braking...shifting...corneri ng...body position..etc etc..

You will be a new man when you leave.
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Old 06-16-2008, 10:43 PM   #26
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Rather than run down the list you should check with one of the site sponsors to put on track days.

Lots of education...classroom time....instructors...braking...shifting...corneri ng...body position..etc etc..

You will be a new man when you leave.
oh dat sounds like fun. ill do that after ERC
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Didn't really mean it as a prerequisite, just the order that I personally think it should be done.

The ERC focuses on swerving, quick stops (emergency braking), and some cornering techniques (but there's only so much cornering you can do in a parking lot). It also works on strategies to deal with traffic.

Track days focus primarily on cornering techniques at higher speeds.

Studies show a majority of motorcycle accidents included the following:
A) Rider's inability to correctly do a swerve and/or quick stop.
B) Rider error in cornering

By taking both the ERC and doing trackdays, you cover all the material in more depth.


And again, just my .02
ive never taken the brc nor the erc, but they sound like a good thing to take. but i have definitly logged in a bunch of time on the track, and the more track time the better. you learn proper techniques whether it be cornering, braking, accelerating, braking while cornering. oh and buy a dirtbike
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ive never taken the brc nor the erc, but they sound like a good thing to take. but i have definitly logged in a bunch of time on the track, and the more track time the better. you learn proper techniques whether it be cornering, braking, accelerating, braking while cornering. oh and buy a dirtbike
thats what alot of ppl are telling me 2 do.. is it really worth it?? i was thinking about maybe buying a 250....
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always needing help...lol

go for frame sliders...dont wanna mess that brand new gsxr now do we!! (just in case)
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always needing help...lol

go for frame sliders...dont wanna mess that brand new gsxr now do we!! (just in case)
u dont have 2 help me if u dont want 2 aight??? haha jk bro
yeah thats what patrick told me when i went 2 Motorcycles Unlimited ill probably get em tomorrow!!
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ok and the nxt class is wed. right?? i might take it with my friend. ill try. i really want this class 2 get more experience and increase my riding skills and be safe out there on the streets!
Yes, day after tomorrow. Probably the last one till summers over.
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Yes, day after tomorrow. Probably the last one till summers over.
oh dang.... aight. thanks
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u dont have 2 help me if u dont want 2 aight??? haha jk bro
yeah thats what patrick told me when i went 2 Motorcycles Unlimited ill probably get em tomorrow!!
pick me up a pair too for my cbr
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pick me up a pair too for my cbr
i charge shipping and handling aight.. so let me know!
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lol what color sliders are you gonna get?
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hhaha
im not sure. black i guess. or should i get red ones?? for my black bike? haha
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get red, isnt your big "R" on your bike red?

oh and get some red rim tape aswell for that extra flare
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get red, isnt your big "R" on your bike red?

oh and get some red rim tape aswell for that extra flare
yeah i wanted 2 get that red rim tape. i didnt know it was just tape. i thot u have 2 paint that part of the rim or some.. i have blue leds on my bike tho... it looks sick!
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yeah i wanted 2 get that red rim tape. i didnt know it was just tape. i thot u have 2 paint that part of the rim or some.. i have blue leds on my bike tho... it looks sick!
that sounds nice

but yea its pretty much just tape lol

who did the LED job for you or was it already on the bike?

...wait how are you paying for this?
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I did a complete 180 after just one track day.

Now I have committed myself to one per month and lookin for a track bike right now.

I HIGHLY recommend a track day.

Track days have greatly improved me as a rider. As well as being a daily rider on I-10 East and 610 loop East and North
The east is a beast!!!!! blind cagers!
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