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    Just booked my first ever bike track day
    on: May 28, 2017, 03:33:37 pm
    May 28, 2017, 03:33:37 pm
    Very excited.    :005: Just booked my first ever bike track day. It's at Silverstone on July 26th. Simply can't wait.  :152:
    Sometimes you need a really crooked road to get your head straight

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    Re: Just booked my first ever bike track day
    Reply #1 on: May 28, 2017, 06:40:37 pm
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    Good luck I once done a day at the Nürburgring now that was scary there were cars,  vans, full  race cars,  mini busses  and a few bikes  :087:
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    Re: Just booked my first ever bike track day
    Reply #2 on: May 28, 2017, 06:52:29 pm
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    The Nürburgring does sound a scary experience. Luckily this track day is bikes only - and I'll be in the novice group (due to not having done it before.) Think I may need to play around and adjust the suspension beforehand though, its far too soft at the mo.
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    Re: Just booked my first ever bike track day
    Reply #3 on: May 28, 2017, 07:29:12 pm
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    *Originally Posted by Wassers [+]
    Very excited.    :005: Just booked my first ever bike track day. It's at Silverstone on July 26th. Simply can't wait.  :152:
    Excellent - good luck. It's down to memorising the track  and identifying the breaking points on the circuit. Nice wide track so no danger of overlooking those bends...  :005:
    Post some pics!

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    Re: Just booked my first ever bike track day
    Reply #4 on: May 28, 2017, 07:59:20 pm
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    Nice one that should be fun ,lets hope you have dry weather

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    Re: Just booked my first ever bike track day
    Reply #5 on: May 29, 2017, 08:33:31 am
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    Thanks gents. Yep, fingers crossed for good weather on the day and I'll try and get some photos although a bit tricky as I'm going on my own....unless of course anyone wants to join me  :038: :008:
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    Re: Just booked my first ever bike track day
    Reply #6 on: July 27, 2017, 07:03:14 pm
    July 27, 2017, 07:03:14 pm
    Ok, so who cursed the weather for my first ever track day yesterday at Silverstone  :013: :084: C'mon own up  :038:

    Despite the horrendous conditions (it tipped it down for most of the day) it was a fantastically awesome (and at times scary) day and the Multi was simply brilliant. I have to say the tyres were superb considering the track was sopping wet, although the instructors advised we reduce tyre pressures to approx 32 for front and rear.

    I thoroughly recommend you all to book a track day to see what the Multi can really do!!!!....even in the wet.

    A couple of photos from the day:


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    Re: Just booked my first ever bike track day
    Reply #7 on: July 27, 2017, 10:49:06 pm
    July 27, 2017, 10:49:06 pm
    Shame about the weather ,but it looks like you enjoyed yourself  :305:

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    Re: Just booked my first ever bike track day
    Reply #8 on: July 28, 2017, 06:46:59 am
    July 28, 2017, 06:46:59 am
    Shame about the weather but glad you enjoyed the experience. You'll be pleased to know you weren't the only one getting wet. I'm in France at the moment on my Pan and it was a wet day's riding yesterday. Fortunately, the worst of it came last night when I had arrived at my hotel.

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    Re: Just booked my first ever bike track day
    Reply #9 on: July 28, 2017, 07:51:40 am
    July 28, 2017, 07:51:40 am
    I bet if you had been on a RED bike you may have won!
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