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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 05-22-2006, 10:52 AM Thread Starter
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Finally registered with Nesba

I finally became a new member with Nesba, to get my free track day on June 3. I also went ahead and registered for the Autobahn full course on July 3rd. So I have three track days in the next few weeks, June 3 and July 3rd (Nesba) and June 22 (PTT-Sportriding 101 class). Pretty excited and a little nervous.

Will I learn enough of the basics on my Nesba June 3rd track day, to skip the PTT sportriding 101 class, and just do a novice session instead?
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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old 05-22-2006, 11:12 AM
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First of all congrats!

Second of all, how you progress in your riding will depend entirely on you. Some people (Ron Hix) are fish in water. Others (Underdog) may spend a lifetime circling the track at the same speed.

One thing you should have by the time you're done with NESBA sessions is some familiarty with track riding - which is HUGE.

I've never ridden with PTT so I don't know how their classes are structured. My guess is that you'd be fine staying in the 101 class - and if your skills warrant it, they'll bump you at the track. Shouldn't be a problem.

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The PTT day will cover various topics in a classroom setting. They have specific drills, pretty much taken from STT's novice days. More structured, but a few on here have done all three (STT,PTT Sportriding 101, and Nesba). I've done days with all three, talked quite a bit with Leon from PTT, but never done anything with the sport riding class. It does cover basic techniques, but after only 1 track session, you'll still learn a thing or two.

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post #4 of 12 (permalink) Old 05-22-2006, 11:27 AM
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Congrats on the sign-up, and speaking of that RonHix guy, look him up. He is a Control Rider (Track Coach) for NESBA and can help you out a ton.

Short bald guy, RONHIX on back of white/black leathers, blue/white GSXR1000 #975.

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All lies I tell ya. That RonHix is a real tool. Avoid him like the plague. Worthless, waste of skin. And to top it off, he's a mouthbreather!

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All lies I tell ya. That RonHix is a real tool. Avoid him like the plague. Worthless, waste of skin. And to top it off, he's a mouthbreather!

I guess ronhix does'nt want to be bothered by some noob.
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I guess ronhix does'nt want to be bothered by some noob.
I've never really met Ronhix, but I can gaurantee the above was posted jokingly. The control riders with NESBA really will help you as much as you want.
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Ron Hix is a riddle trapped in an enigma.

I never said he was a nice guy, I just said he was fast.

ronhix on the other hand is a helluva nice guy. Salt of the Earth he is. Pretty handy with a gixxer, and when he's not hanging around his alter ego Wink - he's pretty easy to be around as well.

That's just my.02 though. Your results may vary.

Back on track:

You'll have a blast at the track. Most fun you can have with your clothes on!

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And if you'd met Ron, you'd double the sentiments.

See, Ron, the humility thing isn't going to work: we're calling you out as a kind, helpful soul, who'll get people started on the right foot.

But _all_ of the CRs are helpful. Matter of fact most of the members are - don't be afraid to ask questions.
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Alter-Ego!?!

Sheesh...

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You'll have a blast at the track. Most fun you can have with your clothes on!
Errr.... you're suppose to wear clothes while you are on the track? No one ever told me about this!

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Errr.... you're suppose to wear clothes while you are on the track? No one ever told me about this!
Remind me to NOT be around you when you are suiting up.

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