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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 11-14-2006, 06:02 PM Thread Starter
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$300 bucks what to buy?

Hey Guys,
Got some extra cash, my two current ideas: power commander or damper.
or maybe something else to help get my bike track ready?
lets hear it
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if you have a bike and some blue masking tape, your bike is track ready, so spend it on two track days

that or put it towards some decent leathers / gear

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if you have a bike and some blue masking tape, your bike is track ready, so spend it on two track days

that or put it towards some decent leathers / gear
yes maximize your gear, if you've already done that, a lap timer is always nice toy to have.




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damper long before a lap timer.

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use it on tires and or track time. your bike is more than capable of going fast. you don't need the mods.
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damper long before a lap timer.
More gear long before a timer or any mods. Any 06 bike is track-ready out of the box, except maybe some stainless-steel front lines.

Get some toys like extra visors if you have a good helmet, or some Held gloves. Or a good (i.e. Pitbull) rear stand.

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Baxley sport chock is always nice to have as well. I love having mine in the pits.




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if you already have the track gear i'd say get some race plastics. i learned the hard way that there are two kinds of riders...those who have have gone down and those who WILL go down. better you go down and rash up some race plastics instead of the pretty/expensive stock body work.

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How about an hour with your favorite escort?
That was my suggestion in the 3rd post

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Sorry, Arch, I missed that response of yours. Good suggestion.

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Gear.
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Gear.
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+1.

Gear first. If you have that get brake lines and pads. The best money I spent on my trackbike. I really need to get some for my 10R.

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