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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 07-19-2004, 10:28 AM Thread Starter
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starting track for a newb

I'm getting to the point where I feel very comfortable on my bike (been riding it for about a month now and logged like 1600 mi). I know i'm far from being and expert and still need to learn all kinds of things, but I am starting to think about the track.

What do you guys suggest for starting out, I know of course it would be beginner group. Should i start with a NESBA day? how are the CLSB days different? does it matter? Are there other places to start?

Just tryin to get an idea of the best route to take at this point. Potentially I would like to try and get (at least) one day in before the end of the season. Let me know what you guys think.

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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 07-19-2004, 10:32 AM
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our private track day, gives good feed back and saftey measures, i would also try nesba 1st as our sponser. they do an AWESOME job and they have more advanced control riders then we have at the moment.

so i would honestly say give nesba a shot!

also too sign up for one of the possible win a free nesba day, ya never know ya just might win, all ya gotta is pay the membership, and blackhawks would be a perfect track to start on.



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NESBA offers two free 20-minute introductory sessions. I'd suggest signing up for this... then plan on becoming a member and doing the full day because you will most likely become addicted. Check out their website for the requirements relative to bike prep and gear.

A CLSB day would be a good idea, too.

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Nesba and/or our own trackdays are a great start.

Sign up early for the Nesba free intros; they fill up fast.

www.nesba.com

or just go to the Nesba forum on our site

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ahh yes the free into sessions, thats a must!
but like they said bring extra money to do the day, ill be hooked!




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do you have the option of continuing the day if u want to pay?

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Yep, just bring the money for a membership and for the day. The only thing that would preclude you from riding the rest of the day is a full Beginner class.

Never a bad time to climb... unless the weather is really horrible, and then you climb inside!

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rock on... i guess its time to start looknig at pants

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rock on... i guess its time to start looknig at pants
Make sure everything is full circumference zipper on the leathers. Your jacket and pants need to zip together.


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Definately sign up for the Nesba intro class, and they take take checks if you decide to stay for the rest of the day. I highly recommend it. And listen to everything the control riders say. They KNOW what they are talking about!
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