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Old 06-30-2008, 03:15 PM   #1
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What do most folks use on the track? What are your reasons?
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Old 06-30-2008, 03:18 PM   #3
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I use what I can afford...lol

I used my street 600rr until I paid it off, now its track only lol

I felt REALLY weird doing it until I paid it off, because I didnt want to total something I still owed thousands on.
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As far as what you will see if you were to go to a track day, probably 50% or more are 600 Supersports. Probably about 30% are liter bikes. About another 15% are lightweight twins or heavyweight twins and the final few are sport-touring/supermoto/cruiser/etc...

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06 cbr 1000rr here, but wishing I had a 600rr to learn on and try to flatten out the learning curve a bit. Still love my bike, but if I was to do it again I'd buy a used track/race 600rr.

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06 cbr 1000rr here, but wishing I had a 600rr to learn on and try to flatten out the learning curve a bit. Still love my bike, but if I was to do it again I'd buy a used track/race 600rr.

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DO IT... lol
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I use what I can afford...lol

I used my street 600rr until I paid it off, now its track only lol

I felt REALLY weird doing it until I paid it off, because I didnt want to total something I still owed thousands on.
that's exactly why I bought a cbr600, so I could stop feeling guilty about riding my 07 R1 with an assload of mods on the track and tossing it down the bus stop.
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I've seen Many a Busa out there ... shorten up the wheel base and raise it a few .... Yup they kick on the track ... Mine is only for street play
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until u get smoked by a 1000
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I've seen Many a Busa out there ... shorten up the wheel base and raise it a few .... Yup they kick on the track ... Mine is only for street play
ridin a busa on the track would be like steering a wheel burrow full of bricks
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