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a few questions before trackday

for bhf june 7

is there a noise level? im f-in loud!
how much gas to bring? im b- level but ham fisted!
if i forgot anything that will help me... you guessed it!

i hope some of you guys will be there also. so i can pick
brains and ask questions. looking forward to this for a
long time now. thanks

shit, before i forget, do i need plywood for pits?
i seen someone mention this before. will 10 or
25 lb. weights do for holding down ez-up?
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Full leathers (2 piece needs a 360 zipper)
Gauntlet gloves
Over the ankle boots
Helmet
Gas - 5-10 gallons, depending on if it is one or two days. I bring my bike filled up and mooch usually cause I'm like that.
Edit: fresh tyers!!!!!

Sandals, for when you take your boots off.

Which track are you going to and when?
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BHF JUNE 7, mooch, ok. if i see you there i will. lol
i was ganna bring bike full and 2 - 5gal. gas cans.
and sandals. lol
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just bring the gas cans. I am usually ride sharing with someone who has multiple cans and I luck out.

is it just one day? you might want to camp, tent and sleeping bag. It is fun!
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oh yeah, noise level? I doubt you are the loudest.
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just bring the gas cans. I am usually ride sharing with someone who has multiple cans and I luck out.

is it just one day? you might want to camp, tent and sleeping bag. It is fun!
yeah, just the 7th for this go-around, more to come!
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so do i need plywood? anyone
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so do i need plywood? anyone
Ya, bring your plywood unless you are lucky enough to get there and grab a sheet from the shed - if they still have them.

And I just might have you beat on the decibel ratings - we'll see. Have fun out there!

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Looks like you got all your questions answered. Anything else you need to know?

Since you'll be riding with NESBA, read the
http://www.nesba.com/info/downloads/manual.pdf
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rep sent wink, thanks bro
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On a 6 hundo, your tank full +1 5 gal can is plenty. You'll probably even have a few gallons left.

If this is your first day, get there early & well rested. Bring lots of fluids. Find the CRs early & often
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the ham fist is staying home with my lead foot. lol
yeah its my first day, i've done my homework and
researched many things track. i've also spent alot
of money in bike parts, canopy, etc. to make this
happen. cant wait. and thanks for all the help, you
guys are a class act.
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Looks like you got all your questions answered. Anything else you need to know?

Since you'll be riding with NESBA, read the
http://www.nesba.com/info/downloads/manual.pdf
before you go.

MORE TIPS HERE as well.
awesome read...thanks wink

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so whats with the plywood in blackhawk?
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Paddock is in grass or gravel. It is easier to get your bike up on stands with plywood.

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Paddock is in grass or gravel. It is easier to get your bike up on stands with plywood.
I use a $10 rug from walmart and pit right at the entrance where its tar and chip. Works ok. If you are gonna be in the grass though plywood is the norm.
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