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Old 06-09-2009, 12:53 PM   #21
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For me, boring is sitting behind a desk. Any opportunity on a track is great.
I hear ya. I even agree with ya.

But, relative to other tracks, some are more fun. Think boobie bar. They are all , right? So therefore they are generally all winners. But at the end of the day, some win more than others.
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Old 06-09-2009, 12:59 PM   #22
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Old 06-09-2009, 01:01 PM   #23
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I raced shifter karts for 9 years.. I have raced these tracks many many times.. so maybe not on a bike but as far as learning lines and whats difficult its all relevant to a rider/drivers track and something more build on a different specs.. there are sprint tracks and there are road courses.. not to mention shifter karts lay down faster times than most motorcycles..
This could be a thread in it's own right. I also drove shifter karts for a while in the middle 1990s. I am aware that they can be quicker. But a shifter kart and a motorcycle don't have the same concerns when circulating the track. Yes, karts flip once in a while, but I never felt as vulnerable in a kart as I do on a motorcycle on any track.

Still, that said, I think your experience at OHR is relavent here. No worries.
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Old 06-09-2009, 01:08 PM   #24
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This could be a thread in it's own right. I also drove shifter karts for a while in the middle 1990s. I am aware that they can be quicker. But a shifter kart and a motorcycle don't have the same concerns when circulating the track. Yes, karts flip once in a while, but I never felt as vulnerable in a kart as I do on a motorcycle on any track.

Still, that said, I think your experience at OHR is relavent here. No worries.
yeah i agree with you bro
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For me, boring is sitting behind a desk. Any opportunity on a track is great.
Your a member @ MSRH so I can understand you saying that...

With me initially I wanted to be on track all the time, half the time I'd be doing the same things again and again... till I started racing and realized "quality time > simple track time".

So I stopped doing track days and only did race days.

As my life moved on I realized $$ became an issue, so again I preferred the "quality time > simple track time".

As my pace got close to record pace in my respective classes (minis) I realized engine rebuilds, injuries got a little high too... so again I leaned more towards the "Quality time > simple track time".

You see where I'm going with this?

If you could ride for 10 hours on the track in 2 track days, you'd spend alot of money and risk injuries....

compare that to just 2 hours of racing, where you'd "for some reason" go faster, drop laptimes easily... NOT spend 2 days, not alot of money and not risk ALOT of injuries...

Which would you pick? Not keeping in mind that your a member at any track?
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Old 06-09-2009, 01:12 PM   #26
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yeah i agree with you bro
LOL! I guess you don't read so well.
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support your opinion with facts thats all I ask sport
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support your opinion with facts thats all I ask sport
Which opinion would that be?


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Where's that popcorn smiley? Or the face palm one?
No . But I don't have time for that, Tom.
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support your opinion with facts thats all I ask sport
Where's that popcorn smiley? Or the face palm one?
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In all honesty, I can't say I have ridden a boring track. Maybe if I am able to somewhat master a track one-day then the boredom may begin to set in. Otherwise, at this point each track has just posed it's own ups and downs, but nothing boring. GSS may be in the running due to it's compact size, but it's an active track that is hard for me to call boring in it's own.

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The most boring ride I've personally ever had was a CMRA mini endurance on a bone stock NSR50 at Oak Hill, the track was just too big for that thing. In my opinion, I'd have to say the most boring track is GSS followed by MSRH. GSS for being completely flat, extremely short, and only one corner that is even remotely tough to figure out. MSRH is better, but still lacks character compared to TWS (Texas World Speedway), Cresson, or Hallett. There is little to no camber, or elevation... and compared to the technicality of those tracks is pretty mundane. Some may argue that TWS (Texas World Speedway) is an easy track to learn, which I agree to an extent. It is easy to learn to run a decent pace there, but to run at an expert race pace your line selection has to be VERY precise at a very high rate of speed, while navigating blind, rising and descending, and cambered corners.
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I did TWS (Texas World Speedway) on a proddy YSR. That was painful, literally.
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Linz, San Angelo was not boring, loved the trips thru the corn fields.
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is this to make your statement more credible or valuable?

DBuck-Current master fence builder. lol

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of the 5 I have been to, with the exception of T1, TWS (Texas World Speedway). Now...I am sure that if I could shave another 5 seconds there, I'd be singing a different tune. They all suck...slow.
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is this to make your statement more credible or valuable?

DBuck-Current master fence builder. lol
i think mr. kevin does that so people know that he never hides behind a computer with his comments. he does it on every board he posts on.
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