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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 10-11-2007, 05:49 PM Thread Starter
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Grattan: Looking for a few good Riders!

Hey folks!

I am looking for a few folks that are interested in ride sharing to Grattan for the NESBA Oct 20-21 for a whopping $95 per day... or of course, $175 for the full weekend! Come out and help us close the season off at a fun, technical and challenging track. Grattan provides a little bit of everything for all levels of riders.

Post up if you are interested in going. We need more riders to ride share with us, as well as even if we fill up, this is a VERY cheap weekend, cheaper than ONE day at Blackhawk for BOTH days at Grattan!

Post up folks!

in so far:
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where is grattan at?
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post #4 of 20 (permalink) Old 10-11-2007, 06:01 PM Thread Starter
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Grattan Raceway
7201 Lessiter Road
Belding, MI
616-691-7221
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Lodging: Camping is available on site, however NOT in the paddock area. Plan on partying into the wee hours of the night at the Grattan Bar, just near the track. NESBA usually stays at the Candlewood Inn ((877) 660-8541) Other Options
Description: 2.2 mile road course, 12 Turns, with flowing off-camber BLIND corners and elevation changes. VERY technical. 3,200 foot straightaway, a 160 degree hairpin turn and a downhill reverse camber turn. And you just gotta love "The Jump". This track is a great layout and is used often for motorcycle racing.
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Track Record (cw): 1:18.9 Tray Batey (reported by Grattan)
Reported by Dean: Robert Jensen 1:19.004 (set July 14)

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i wish i had new tires , i love that track!

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Grattan Raceway is just a mile NORTH of Grattan Bar of course!!!

(See the star, that is the bar. Track top left)

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I'm in!

Hexraptor, it's the last event of the year. Find some take offs.

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waiting to see what teh weather brings before i sign up. I'll only be able to do sunday tho
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Im waiting on weather but looks like im in Ill be glad to finally meet some of you guys as i only do a couple of nesba days a year But gratten is my favorite

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If anyone needs take offs i have tires pm me
i only have 190/55 120/70 pirelli diablo supercorsas
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Getting better than the beginning of the week...

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I'm in!

Hexraptor, it's the last event of the year. Find some take offs.
i tried earlier, cant find anyone with a 160 rear... oh well, i'll save for a few months so i can fix my bike up to perfection again

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I bet Grasshopper has some 160 rears.. thats what goes on a SV, no?
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i tried earlier, cant find anyone with a 160 rear... oh well, i'll save for a few months so i can fix my bike up to perfection again
I gave all my 160s to Wink. I'll check and see if my brother wants to ditch his slicks from his SV. The season is over for us and it will get some fresh one next year anyway.

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I'm in for the weekend already, but probably heading up on my own since I have to work a half day Friday.

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That would most likely work just fine Andrew... if you wanna ride with us.

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I can take a half day. Anything for leaving early and relaxing. I hate driving all night.

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That would most likely work just fine Andrew... if you wanna ride with us.
That sounds--strangely ominous, actually. But anyway, a PM is being sent.

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