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Old 06-10-2009, 09:35 AM   #1
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My First Trackday Experience

Signed up for Thill on 6/9 and I had way more fun than I expected (of course I was anticipating it for months). Signed up for the B- group and it went extremely well; definitely wasn't the fastest or slowest rider. I was working on being smooth for most of the day... working on braking, smoother acceleration out of turns, etc etc.

I know there are TONS of things I still need to learn. Eventually I'm going to sign up for track school one day After viewing a few pictures/videos I notice that I need to work on better body positioning and getting my head lower/out more towards the front, yadda yadda yadda. Oh well!

Gotta learn to walk first before trying to run

I looked back on my vids and the fastest lap I had was 2:20 or 2:22.

















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Old 06-10-2009, 09:43 AM   #2
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Nice!! Lookin really good for your first day. Thats a lot of lean angle tho! I know the 675's lean real easy so I'm sure its no big deal. Pictures don't always tell you the whole story but so far ya look great!
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Old 06-10-2009, 09:47 AM   #3
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Lookin' great for your first day. It took me hella days to drag a knee or two
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Old 06-10-2009, 10:11 AM   #4
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You da man Jeff, definitely looked good yesterday, I was impressed when following you around the track.
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Old 06-10-2009, 12:07 PM   #5
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I still gotta get those vids up. It'll probably take me a few days to edit them
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Old 06-10-2009, 02:27 PM   #6
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Nice lean on that first pic (T14?)

What's that last one, T2?
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Old 06-10-2009, 03:14 PM   #7
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I think those are T3 and T2, respectively.

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Old 06-10-2009, 04:23 PM   #8
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Now I'm getting closer and closer to going out there again!
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Old 06-11-2009, 08:05 AM   #9
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Now I'm getting closer and closer to going out there again!
I'm tempted to go again next month
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Old 06-11-2009, 11:22 AM   #10
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You were looking good out there! You smoked past me quite a few times. I was on the yellow 1098.
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Old 06-11-2009, 11:40 AM   #11
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You were looking good out there! You smoked past me quite a few times. I was on the yellow 1098.
Thanks, nice bike you have too
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Jeff if the funds are there I'm down to go again, keep me posted on dates and rates.
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Old 06-11-2009, 12:13 PM   #13
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Old 06-11-2009, 12:32 PM   #14
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Jeff if the funds are there I'm down to go again, keep me posted on dates and rates.
You got PM. If I have nothing planned for next month, I'm signing up for Thill again. Is it possible to bump up a group even though you sign up for B-?
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Old 06-11-2009, 06:21 PM   #15
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Looking awesome.

Depends on the provider but it's usually OK to bump a group if there's room. Let them know at the beginning of the day and they'll either move you up then or move you up as room comes up.
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