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post #1 of 22 (permalink) Old 02-15-2001, 05:28 AM
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post #2 of 22 (permalink) Old 02-15-2001, 06:29 AM
 
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Armageddon

What is the world coming to. The missles must be in the air, or a giant asteroid is surely headed for earth. If Squid is now a Moderator, it's time to bend over and kiss your ass goodbye.
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post #3 of 22 (permalink) Old 02-15-2001, 06:34 AM
 
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I haven't hit the track yet, but plan to in the near future.
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post #4 of 22 (permalink) Old 02-15-2001, 06:57 AM
 
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For what you pay to ride on a track it is definitely worth every dollar.

I love the rush I get from riding fast. And that could get really expensive riding on the street.
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post #5 of 22 (permalink) Old 02-15-2001, 07:14 AM
 
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I don't think there is a more effective tool for learning than track time. Especially an instructed class. I'm pretty conservative on the street because I'm not young enough anymore to think I'm unbreakable and I don't want to die. And the track gives you an environment where you can try different things and experiment more comfortably. I personally learned more in my first track day than in the whole riding season prior to the track time. WARNING!! TRACK RIDING IS ADDICTING!!! IF YOU GO ONCE YOU WILL BE SHELLING OUT THE DOUGH TO GO AGAIN!
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IF YOU GO ONCE YOU WILL BE SHELLING OUT THE DOUGH TO GO AGAIN!
I have to agree with that.
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Re: Armageddon

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What is the world coming to. The missles must be in the air, or a giant asteroid is surely headed for earth. If Squid is now a Moderator, it's time to bend over and kiss your ass goodbye.
LOL!


I also have not done a track day, I have registered for a beginner race school in June (they had an R6 available ). So I'll have to see.. I did however get to ride my bike on the Grand Prix circuit in Montreal... Very cool!!
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there's a banner tpm displays usually on your way to the track from the pit area.

"warning: draggin' your knee can be addictive."

too true.

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post #9 of 22 (permalink) Old 02-15-2001, 06:59 PM
 
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Ask again this summer and I will have done at least one track day.
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post #10 of 22 (permalink) Old 02-15-2001, 07:44 PM
 
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For future reference, don't put something so funny that I'll be forced to pick that I couldn't pass up picking the stoppie between 2 18 wheelers, heh.

Track Days are great, that's for sure! Now if I can just get a raise or two so I can start racing this bike and get a new one.
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