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post #1 of 15 Old 05-02-2009, 06:45 PM Thread Starter
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Did my first track day today

And it was raining most of the time.

I took the 6 and had a good time, kept the rubber side down but almost lost it once in turn 5 (eagles canyon) after it had been raining pretty good for about 10 min. I never really got to ride anywhere near my potential in the dry due to a few different factors but I had a blast. This was my first time on a road course, new bike, suspension not setup anywhere NEAR correct (got that fixed), and did I mention it was raining?

I can't wait to get back out there, hopefully in another month or so.

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And it was raining most of the time.

I took the 6 and had a good time, kept the rubber side down but almost lost it once in turn 5 (eagles canyon) after it had been raining pretty good for about 10 min. I never really got to ride anywhere near my potential in the dry due to a few different factors but I had a blast. This was my first time on a road course, new bike, suspension not setup anywhere NEAR correct (got that fixed), and did I mention it was raining?

I can't wait to get back out there, hopefully in another month or so.
Awesome Hopefully next time will be a little better weather. I've only done 1 day but being at the track is a lot of fun both riding and waiting in between sessions. I am going again on the 11th, first time on the 10 and first time riding again in about 8 months due to school. If I don't wreck Ill try to do a few more lol.
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I have my first day coming up soon, I live in Michigan and the weather is never predictable no matter what anyone sais. I hope we don't get rain, but you never know.
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Awesome Hopefully next time will be a little better weather. I've only done 1 day but being at the track is a lot of fun both riding and waiting in between sessions. I am going again on the 11th, first time on the 10 and first time riding again in about 8 months due to school. If I don't wreck Ill try to do a few more lol.
What track will you be hitting on the 11th?
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No joke man, I am already trying to figure out which one I will do next. I can't wait to ride it on a dry track with warm tires!

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What track will you be hitting on the 11th?
heartland park topeka, ks
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I heard about heartland, how was it? I'm originally from KC, MO...

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