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Not sure if this was posted yet... but I am so glad STAR and Jason Pridmore are coming back to Illinois.

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Not sure if this was posted yet... but I am so glad STAR and Jason Pridmore are coming back to Illinois.

http://www.starmotorcycle.com/events.htm
Jason's is the racing school, right?

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I took his one day class in 2007. They split their riders into two groups - beginners and advanced. If I remember correctly, you can use their certificate (2 day) to use toward your race license but check the website to confirm.

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I took his one day class in 2007. They split their riders into two groups - beginners and advanced. If I remember correctly, you can use their certificate (2 day) to use toward your race license but check the website to confirm.
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I took the Reg Pridmore school and was a bit disappointed, with the level of training.

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I took the Reg Pridmore school and was a bit disappointed, with the level of training.

I told you, you would be before you signed up. Don't know why you wasted ur money on it.


I went to the star school and it was worth the money but I was wanting more.
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The Reg Pridmore school ( CLASS ) is the best school for a street rider who wants to
learn to try track riding.... next IMO is a NESBA B day.


The Jason Pridmore School is the next level.... two steps to the Advanced class
for track riders that really want to take the next step and go faster.....



Both good schools .... for the right student.


At BHF ... that would be a RIOT !




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I told you, you would be before you signed up. Don't know why you wasted ur money on it.


I went to the star school and it was worth the money but I was wanting more.
stop bitching... it was luckily my money...

I still got the plan to do the yahmaha school, so we see...

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I am trying to fit a Schwantz school in this year.


And yes Tom I agree with you on the steps of the schools. Germany was well past need the Reg school though.
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I am trying to fit a Schwantz school in this year.


And yes Tom I agree with you on the steps of the schools. Germany was well past need the Reg school though.
I still hope to have another Jason Farrell class at BHF...

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I am trying to fit a Schwantz school in this year.


And yes Tom I agree with you on the steps of the schools. Germany was well past need the Reg school though.

It's a fun time rocking with the instructors at Schwantz.... and Kevin is a **great** guy.......
but for you Steve ..... pass ..... unless you like the track or just want to have fun.

Move on to the YCRS, they will *teach* you something.


IMO the only school that can actually teach a rider at your level a thing or two.


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It's a fun time rocking with the instructors at Schwantz.... and Kevin is a **great** guy.......
but for you Steve ..... pass ..... unless you like the track or just want to have fun.

Move on to the YCRS, they will *teach* you something.


IMO the only school that can actually teach a rider at your level a thing or two.


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There is a signup list posted in the ladies room.....



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how old are you guys is it common for 40+ to be racing

i'm almost 40 and i know i won't be racing but i like the track i might take one class but that would be it unless it is common for old people to race

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Is there a formula 50 class?

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i'm almost 40 and i know i won't be racing but i like the track i might take one class but that would be it unless it is common for old people to race
Almost 40 doesn't count. Join the group of us OVER 40 and we'll talk

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Hey Dean! Remember when we were at JP Star at Autobahn and Michael Jordan was in the class? Didn't he low side at some point?

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shit, the only month that I can not take any more time off I am going to a vertical tour with Jrock and will probably chill on Caribbeans for a week in June, no more time off for me for that month

BTW, I did my first trackday at 39, and bought a track bike at 40, now not yet 41, I already crashed on every track in 2 hours from Chicago, and plan on more to come
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Hey Dean! Remember when we were at JP Star at Autobahn and Michael Jordan was in the class? Didn't he low side at some point?

I enjoyed the school and regretted I didn't do both days.
I will never forget seeing him standing in the middle of the grassy area between Turn 3 and 4 over his bike Sort of felt sorry for him. Then I remember he could probably buy Suzuki and I was fine.

Still wishing I did both days as well. If I do it this year at BHF, I'm in for both - but we'll see.

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depending on the amount of track time, i'd possibly be interested in it, although i'm already in advanced w/ nesba

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depending on the amount of track time, i'd possibly be interested in it, although i'm already in advanced w/ nesba
So in that case you are ready to grid up at a Moto GP race huh
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So in that case you are ready to grid up at a Moto GP race huh
not even close but if it will help w/ working on some things that i know i do wrong there i'm all for it

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i did star in 02, 03 and 04 at streets of willow after taking 10 years off from riding any kind of streetbike( but rode lots of MX during that time), it was very helpful for me getting back into it and i recomend it to anyone who feels they need some help to run I group at trackday, it may be too much for someone who has no track experiance ( try STT's slow novice group) and not enough for someone who has done well racing at club level but jason and his partner Mark G and the instructors are all great people, when i did trackdays this year after 4 years off i thought of advice mark gave me as i made every mistake and it helped me out 7 years after hearing it
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not even close but if it will help w/ working on some things that i know i do wrong there i'm all for it

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