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Old 09-11-2010, 11:56 PM   #1
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First track day - Anyone ride their bike to the track?

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I am planning to do my first tray day soon, and since Ridesmart is having specials on the 25th, I will most likely go that weekend. I do not have a truck or trailer, but I also do not want to ride 1.5 hour back to Houston alone after a long day at the track. Anybody riding their bike to TWS (Texas World Speedway)? or maybe anyone has spare room in their trailer? I can pitch in for the gas.
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Old 09-11-2010, 11:58 PM   #2
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I'll let you know for sure. Thanks!
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Riding to and from the track is not smart. Especially if your first timer, I usually post up a couple days before a track day asking if anyone needs a ride. There are plenty of ppl who do the same as well. Which day are planning on going to?
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Been there, done that, don't do it.
Not too bad if your only riding a half day, but still, you need to be prepared if anything happens to you or your bike.
Have a plan just incase.
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I do it but I plan a couple days prior to rehydrate, eat carbs etc.

I also dont last the whole track day and usually skip out on the last 2 sessions w most the others. By the end of the day you'll be horribly dehydrated w tunnel vision, headache and achy joints.

Second, you need to be able to bring all your gear w you, tools and tape for prepping the bike. Hopefully you'll get shade in a paddock or someone will be nice enough to offer some. If you havent had the experience at that track/organization you need to find someone to point you where you need to go etc.

Trailering is a much better recommendation unless you're testing your own personal limits.

GL w your track day! And its always awesome to see MHers helping eachother!
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Riding to and from the track is not smart. Especially if your first timer, I usually post up a couple days before a track day asking if anyone needs a ride. There are plenty of ppl who do the same as well. Which day are planning on going to?
I'm planning to go to Saturday Session.
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I'll definetely try to find a ride for my first track day then. Thanks for the responses.
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+1 what part of town r u in? If it's the TWS (Texas World Speedway) 25 sept pm me that week. I may have room for u....
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+1 what part of town r u in? If it's the TWS (Texas World Speedway) 25 sept pm me that week. I may have room for u....
I'm in galleria area. I'm planning to go to TWS (Texas World Speedway) on 25th. I'll let you know that week. Thanks.
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I'm in galleria area. I'm planning to go to TWS (Texas World Speedway) on 25th. I'll let you know that week. Thanks.
Cool yea let me know. The guy who usually tags along with me lives in the same area so that would work out perfect. Get on YouTube and looks up TWS (Texas World Speedway) videos posted by maxgs. U can get really familiar with the track and lines by just watching his videos.
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I ride to the track. Doesn't bother me. But if someone is offering a ride take it.
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Don't sweat it.

Ride to the track.

If you have a get off, you will have no problem finding a ride home...
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