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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 04-25-2011, 08:11 AM Thread Starter
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Buell 1125 how did ur trackday go in the wet???

I would post in the thread you started about what to do on a wet trackday but I can't find it. How did Friday go at Autobaun north???
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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 04-25-2011, 08:20 AM
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steve its a short story...lol

really fucking cold
also
fucking wet

end of story

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Just wanted to see if he got some rain riding under his belt and what he thought about riding in the rain if the comments everyone made help him out. ;-)
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he did ride, im waiting to hear his thoughts as well

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I rode in the rain, on DOTs.... so did everyone else at HPT, with rains...

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Hey guys, It was really fun riding in the rain until I lost the front end on turn 8.
I did learn a lot about being smooth and controlling back tire spin.
I am just glad I was okay and the bike was perfectly rideable after!
Everyones comments helped, especially wearing doctor gloves under my gloves.
It was really cold but it was awesome basically having the whole track to myself.
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Riding in the rain can be rough, but it can help teach you A LOT about body position and being smooth on/off throttle. Sorry to hear about your off, but glad to hear everythings ok.
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Hey guys, It was really fun riding in the rain until I lost the front end on turn 8.
I did learn a lot about being smooth and controlling back tire spin.
I am just glad I was okay and the bike was perfectly rideable after!
Everyones comments helped, especially wearing doctor gloves under my gloves.
It was really cold but it was awesome basically having the whole track to myself.
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Riding in the rain can be rough, but it can help teach you A LOT about body position and being smooth on/off throttle. Sorry to hear about your off, but glad to hear everythings ok.
well said, i have logged thousands of miles in the rain, on the track i maybe have done a few dozen. sorry to hear about your get off but the most important thing your gonna learn is when your riding on the street in the dry and rain what you learned that day and it will carry over to everything you do.



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yea track riding has helped me the most out of anything when I am riding on the street.
I just cant wait for memorial day weekend!
hopefully we will have nice weather
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I had the track to myself basically and started feeling really good so I started picking up my pace and I guess I was going too fast for my ability/conditions and lost it.
But at least I learned a lot that day
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