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Re: Track Day Discussion

#331 Post by tuktuk » Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:13 am

Weather was perfect on thurs. More and more confident with the track and bike. Took on board what I was told at the james whitham day and was able to push my boundaries to that next level.
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Re: Track Day Discussion

#332 Post by Mr Fro » Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:20 am

tuktuk wrote:
Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:13 am
Weather was perfect on thurs. More and more confident with the track and bike. Took on board what I was told at the james whitham day and was able to push my boundaries to that next level.

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Nice! You need to pull the plug off your headlight next time. :thumb:

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Re: Track Day Discussion

#333 Post by tuktuk » Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:41 pm

Mr Fro wrote:
Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:20 am
tuktuk wrote:
Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:13 am
Weather was perfect on thurs. More and more confident with the track and bike. Took on board what I was told at the james whitham day and was able to push my boundaries to that next level.

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Nice! You need to pull the plug off your headlight next time. :thumb:
I need a track bike! Had a bit of a moment with cold tyres and ended up sat on the tank at one point :shock:

Every time i take the blade i end up saying how good the day was but i cant risk taking this again... then i book another.

Once the daily bike is sold i will habe space to fill :popcorn:

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Re: Track Day Discussion

#334 Post by Stu » Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:51 pm

tuktuk wrote:
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:41 pm
Mr Fro wrote:
Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:20 am
tuktuk wrote:
Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:13 am
Weather was perfect on thurs. More and more confident with the track and bike. Took on board what I was told at the james whitham day and was able to push my boundaries to that next level.

IMG_20170812_100619_189.jpg
Nice! You need to pull the plug off your headlight next time. :thumb:
I need a track bike! Had a bit of a moment with cold tyres and ended up sat on the tank at one point :shock:

Every time i take the blade i end up saying how good the day was but i cant risk taking this again... then i book another.

Once the daily bike is sold i will habe space to fill :popcorn:
I thought the blade was the track bike :popcorn:
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Re: Track Day Discussion

#335 Post by tuktuk » Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:52 pm

Id say there is an argument for Northumberland and the scottish borders being a track :mrgreen:

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#336 Post by Mr Fro » Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:35 pm

tuktuk wrote:
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:41 pm
I need a track bike! Had a bit of a moment with cold tyres and ended up sat on the tank at one point :shock:

Every time i take the blade i end up saying how good the day was but i cant risk taking this again... then i book another.

Once the daily bike is sold i will habe space to fill :popcorn:
That's exactly why I got mine - couldn't stand the thought of throwing my zx6r up the track!

Track bikes can be really cheap - the ZXR was £750ish. Then I bought new tyres, warmers, generator, chain&sprockets, levers, tasty shock, professional suspension set up, etc, etc...

It's worth it though because I give it way more beans than I'd give the zx6r. :-)

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Re: Track Day Discussion

#337 Post by Tankbag » Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:04 am

I'm at Donnington on monday, excited but a bit nervous, booked into the novice group. Any tips :cheers:
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#338 Post by Mr Fro » Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:36 am

Relax and enjoy it! :-)

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#339 Post by Tankbag » Mon Aug 21, 2017 9:40 pm

Had a great day at Donnington, I was a bit surprised how many bikes turned up on trailers considering it was a road bike only day. Anyway Some friendly chaps there & I took on-board the advice about lowering my tyre pressures & not pushing it on the first lap. During the day four bikes got binned & 1 needed the ambo so I was just happy to get round in one piece !
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#340 Post by Tankbag » Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:47 pm

Oh Yes, forgot to mention Leon Haslam had a bimble round 👀
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#341 Post by Tankbag » Tue Aug 22, 2017 6:44 pm

And the other thing that made me chuckle was during the briefing loud pipes got mentioned several times & while we were being told you could be black flagged for it as they had to watch the noise a plane came over & I could hear the square root of feck all 😅
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Re: Track Day Discussion

#342 Post by Tankbag » Sat Aug 26, 2017 12:13 am

:lol:
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