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Old 10-25-2005, 02:00 AM   #41
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no knee draging but nie none the less.
i drag knee parking in my garage :icon_bigg
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Old 10-25-2005, 06:50 AM   #42
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Old 10-25-2005, 09:07 AM   #43
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I usely only drag my knee as a reference to where I am on the tire. Then pull it up a little.... unless I lose traction then the knee keeps me stable while I back off.
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if cost is an issue, then cornerwork half day and ride the other half. u save ~150bucks. rental gear 100bucks, ~50 bucks for gas, tuning(if u choose) etc etc is all else u will need to spend. worth every penny
there fore , ballpark figures:
300 if u do full day
150 if u cornerwork half day
50 if u can get somebody to lend u gear
an actuall trackday prolly wouldnt cost no more than $200.00 if you dont need anything special, 150.00 for the ride and then fuel ( 5 gallon can $18-$20 ) plus your food and lots of water. I never really spend much at all
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and knee dragging isnt hard, but for some reason i cant get my left knee down but, no worries, its no big deal as long as the tires stay planted i dont care if my knee gets down or not,,
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plus if you cornerwork...

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Track Fees               $   0.00
Leathers/Gear Rental     $ 100.00
Food                     $  10.00
Bike Fuel (2 tanks)      $  30.00
Trailer up w/somebody    $  25.00
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it costs a whole lot less...
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plus if you cornerwork...

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Track Fees               $   0.00
Leathers/Gear Rental     $ 100.00
Food                     $  10.00
Bike Fuel (2 tanks)      $  30.00
Trailer up w/somebody    $  25.00
(split fuel)
it costs a whole lot less...
dont forget to bring the microwave. $0.00 :laughing6
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but u can save $10 if you bring your own food... :confused1

ok ok... pwnd... :eh:

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Old 10-25-2005, 11:27 AM   #49
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are you guys calculating fuel to get up there? I think it cost more than $200, especially if you don't have the leathers
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Trey, if you ever want to do a trackday just let me know... if you rent a uhaul bike trailor I'll pull your bike up with my truck. We can put my bike in my flatbed and your bike in the trailor.

One other thing you'll want to do is spend the $25 and have your suspension adjusted by Patrick at Motorcycles Unlimited... he works with you throughout your sessions to fine tune it. And it makes a HUGE difference... one thing though, being a noob... you might want to do a full trackday and take the beginners course, it's pretty good stuff.
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So I noticed that the video was the 2.9 mile configuration. Is that the one that they always do with you?

I used to race cars out there and I can't wait to get my bike and get out there. I'll bet the Gravity Cavity is fun as on 2 wheels!
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So I noticed that the video was the 2.9 mile configuration. Is that the one that they always do with you?

I used to race cars out there and I can't wait to get my bike and get out there. I'll bet the Gravity Cavity is fun as on 2 wheels!
typically yes... though cmra shuts down the back half for the mini's/250 class races...

gravity bowl is one of the best turns...

c'mon out and join the fun...
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are you guys calculating fuel to get up there? I think it cost more than $200, especially if you don't have the leathers
How much is it worth to you, to potentially learn a skill that could one day save your a$$?

There is nothing inexpensive about owning a sportbike. Get accustomed to this now. If you are looking for affordable, you should have chosen a different style of motorcycle.
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How much is it worth to you, to potentially learn a skill that could one day save your a$$?

There is nothing inexpensive about owning a sportbike. Get accustomed to this now. If you are looking for affordable, you should have chosen a different style of motorcycle.
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he means gas for the haul up there not the bike and he dropped around $2k already for two track days. everytime he goes up there he goes to learn especially since he hasnt had the bike or been riding since last January AFTER he took the MSF (which also costs money)
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thanks for the info dude, but if sarcasm if going to be your advise...keep it. I'm pretty sure there are other people that KNOW me around here that would advise me as well....
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thanks for the info dude, but if sarcasm if going to be your advise...keep it. I'm pretty sure there are other people that KNOW me around here that would advise me as well....
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everyone got advice when they think they know whats going on. tell them about how you spent another $200 last week on better boots. they should be giving you and me advice on how to ride better, i mean thats why we post in the track forum and save up $$$ for trackdays.

i know i sound but i dont like people ragging on new riders even though they make a effort to be better. no hard feelings
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the fact that j had some bike damage greatly raised his out of pocket expenses no doubt...

but i think you guys misunderstand... ronnie is just stating the truth very matter of factly... hittin the track might be expensive - but the skills you can gain from the experience make it well worth it...
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the fact that j had some bike damage greatly raised his out of pocket expenses no doubt...

but i think you guys misunderstand... ronnie is just stating the truth very matter of factly... hittin the track might be expensive - but the skills you can gain from the experience make it well worth it...
nothing i learned on the track i take to the street. what i learned on the street i take the track. ronnie misunderstood what javier was saying with the fuel and it being expensive since we pay for everything to get there.
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nothing i learned on the track i take to the street
nothing?... :confused1

um... ok... srry my bad...
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nothing?... :confused1

um... ok... srry my bad...
nothing. i dont ride fast on the street or commute as often. the track has spoiled me

you drag knee or ride at high speeds on the street and use your track skills, henry?
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