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I attended a track day at the Texas Motorsports Ranch in Cresson, Texas on Aug 4th....man what a blast! Here is a pic of me through the horse shoe. I never got my knee down, but I did drag my footpeg several times. I would think my knee would touch the ground before my friggin' footpeg, I guess I need to work on my posture/lean. Going to the track almost makes me lose the urge to ride on the street.
http://www.a-h-b-a.org/TrackPic8.jpg
 

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Beautiful pic. Wallpaper sized pics rock, yo can do so much with them. Bike looks nice too. Glad you enjoyed your track day.

-Flash
 

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Dude, nice pic man! I can't get my knee down yet either, but I'm looking to go to a Keith Code school to learn a little better :)

Best of luck
 

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yeah. i used to be stationed at shaw a.f.b. in sumter, sc. i'm actually from there. (i'm not looking for pity). don't ever get stationed there.
 

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Hey nice pic Slapshot. Nice gear too, makes the overall appearance of rider&bike look great. And congrats on your first trackday.

But it looks like you're leaning your body the *wrong* way, and that's dangerous. Check out this link:
http://www.trackdod.org/TrackDoD Novice Group Orientation.htm

Once you ride on a track, street riding just isn't the same, is it?[:p] I did my first one in april, and I was instantly hooked, even though i lowsided. Now, almost at the end of the season (over here anyway) I load the bike onto a trailer or van to take it to the track, and only ride on the street to go to the "local bikers hangout" cafe about 3km from my home. Still 3 "trackevenings" and 2 trackdays to go before winter, so it's not over yet[:p].
 

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hey kronk, are you a member of any BB sites? I recognize the screen-name from somewhere...elite maybe??? If not, sorry.[:p]
 

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Originally posted by RedFinn

Hey nice pic Slapshot. Nice gear too, makes the overall appearance of rider&bike look great. And congrats on your first trackday.

But it looks like you're leaning your body the *wrong* way, and that's dangerous. Check out this link:
http://www.trackdod.org/TrackDoD Novice Group Orientation.htm

Once you ride on a track, street riding just isn't the same, is it?[:p] I did my first one in april, and I was instantly hooked, even though i lowsided. Now, almost at the end of the season (over here anyway) I load the bike onto a trailer or van to take it to the track, and only ride on the street to go to the "local bikers hangout" cafe about 3km from my home. Still 3 "trackevenings" and 2 trackdays to go before winter, so it's not over yet[:p].
That was an excellent link, thanks!! I'm going to try some of those techniques at my next track day in October, same track.
 

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Originally posted by kronk

yeah. i used to be stationed at shaw a.f.b. in sumter, sc. i'm actually from there. (i'm not looking for pity). don't ever get stationed there.
Yeah I know where Shaw is....I spent almost 7 years stationed at Charleston AFB. I didn't want to leave Chucktown, my wife and I absolutely loved it there, but the Air Force decided I'd been there too long and sent me to friggin' west Texas :( No offense to Texans, but it's just not my cup of tea.
 

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I'm impressed with the quality of that pic... no motion blur at all... can even read the Kawasaki lettering clear as a bell... (how clear is a bell anyway?)
 

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Originally posted by dj dunzie

I'm impressed with the quality of that pic... no motion blur at all... can even read the Kawasaki lettering clear as a bell... (how clear is a bell anyway?)
There was a professional photographer (Hart Photography) and he had an 18....that's right 18 megapixal camera. I got to choose my favorite 7 pictures for $35.00 and he put them on a CD for me. By the way, for all you Texans, here is the website for Lone Star Track Days:
http://www.lonestartrackdays.com
 
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