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Old 03-18-2009, 10:43 PM   #41
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go with the the one that has the best beginner group instructors, which is lstd. why go learn from people you could be passing in a few weekends? imo
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Old 03-18-2009, 10:53 PM   #42
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my next question is which track would be good for a first trackday
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TWS (Texas World Speedway)!!
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TWS (Texas World Speedway)!!
yep. wide track with excellent runoff. and you can haul asss down the straights
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yep. wide track with excellent runoff. and you can haul asss down the straights
Yes, the run off is excellent! I've gone on a few adventures myself
TWS (Texas World Speedway) would probably be a good starting point. . .
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go with the the one that has the best beginner group instructors, which is lstd. why go learn from people you could be passing in a few weekends? imo
I know what you are getting at. But its not the case this year.
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Old 03-19-2009, 08:42 AM   #47
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Umm, I went to Code's school first. lol

Truly just pick a trackday that suits your schedule. Each provider has strengths and weaknesses.
Overall they are all good, with plenty of instruction and lots of tracktime.

Just leave your ego at home, ask lots of questions and drink plenty of water (seriously).
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my next question is which track would be good for a first trackday
again its all about preference. I think TWS (Texas World Speedway) is a bad track for a first trackday because of the speed and wide turns. We have had several students start at TWS (Texas World Speedway) then go to a more technical track and have a very hard time so even saying they wished they had nlt started there.

its just a matter of what you are coming to the track for. I think MSRH in houston or either track in dallas area would be great beginer tracks.
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brena you got a point there! But i would also suggest gss. can't forget about that one. It's a very tight and technical track where you can learn how to control your bike in the turns! Entry speed, exit speed and break points! once you learn all those basics first the rest of the tracks you shouldn't have any problems picking them up!
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MSR Cresson IMHO is the best track for the beginnner.

Wide
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And not as fast as TWS (Texas World Speedway) (no infamous TWS (Texas World Speedway) turn 1!)

You absolutely cannot turn a fast lap at Cresson unless you are riding well! And isn't that really the point of it all?!?!
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good thing the mini crashes well cuz with your recent history John, you just may break my record set back in 07 of 12 crashes in one season.
My record has been good that was my first crash in close to 2 years, i think im good for the year now.
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brena you got a point there! But i would also suggest gss. can't forget about that one. It's a very tight and technical track where you can learn how to control your bike in the turns! Entry speed, exit speed and break points! once you learn all those basics first the rest of the tracks you shouldn't have any problems picking them up!
+1 on GSS. Wasn't crazy about the track because of how tight it is. Now, my belief is that it's the best track for a beginner. There's no real temptation for a track newbie to crack the throttle WO, cause it's so tight. If you want to go fast there, you have to pay attention to the fundamentals; it's a must.
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IMHO - For a begginer, it does matter which one you chose because you want to learn not just go in there and turn laps and not know if you are doing good or no. If you have many track days in your belt and you don't plan on racing then pick whatever, if you want to become a racer then you do need to pick from them.
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I think TWS (Texas World Speedway) is a bad first time track too, ur too busy going 80+ in novice then worrying about body position, braking points, etc (the much more important stuff to learn first)

imo- i think GSS is the best track for first time, its very technical, so your forced into learning the important braking and body stuff....and if u fall, your not going 100+

msrc and msrh are better second time, cuz they both have technical and wider turns, + a big step above faster.

ecr has a good layout and a step up in elevation changes then msrc and msrh and fast paced but still not TWS (Texas World Speedway) fast...

TWS (Texas World Speedway) feeds the go fast urge.


But thats just my opinion (i have alot of learning still to do, myself)!!! Like everyone says... try all orgs...and try all tracks! you wont be disappointed in any of the above!
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again its all about preference. I think TWS (Texas World Speedway) is a bad track for a first trackday because of the speed and wide turns. We have had several students start at TWS (Texas World Speedway) then go to a more technical track and have a very hard time so even saying they wished they had nlt started there.

its just a matter of what you are coming to the track for. I think MSRH in houston or either track in dallas area would be great beginer tracks.
I agree.

I have seen many peeps go to TWS (Texas World Speedway), and do well...cuz IMO it is a less techincal easier track and can give you the delusion that you are moving quickly.

Then they go to MSRH, move themselves to level 2/intermediate, and have trouble.
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