Trackday preparation

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Gerrit
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Re: Trackday preparation

Post by Gerrit » Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:45 pm

As I pointed out, Dirk, you didn't need a visa before 1973 when the UK joined the Common Market, and Brexit won't change this.
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Re: Trackday preparation

Post by dirk » Wed Jul 04, 2018 2:45 pm

Gerrit


That was meant as a joke..

Cheers!

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Re: Trackday preparation

Post by dirk » Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:19 pm

Hello everybody

In a nutshell, it was great fun. :mrgreen:
what a cool roller coaster.
weather was good and the small Kawa also went well.

the gear ratio was not optimal for me (orginal) or I'm too slow.
I found it hard to always stay in the powerband.
and I already have a nimble shift foot..
From time to time I was starving.
the second problem was the gear change.
the first gear down and the rest up.
In the bends it was difficult to get your foot under the gear lever.
the fairing is often ground on the asphalt in the left turn after the chicane. :shock:

There were many nice and fast bikes with us.
among others a RG (B) 500 and RC30 and of course plenty of Morinis.
i was most impressed by a Scott.
the owner has himself designed a new crankcase and also the crankshaft and sport exhaust.
unfortunately, my English is very bad and did not understand much.
the Scott has 46hp and the maximum torque is 2800 rpm.
i did not want to believe it, but I had a lot of trouble overtaking and the full fairing helped me a lot.

my girlfriend was on a racetrack for the first time and had a great time after the fear subsided

i'm looking forward to next year

Cheers
Dirk
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Re: Trackday preparation

Post by mellorp » Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:14 pm

Great write up, glad you and your girlfriend enjoyed your track day and your English is very good.

I challenge most on here to replicate your post in German

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