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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 12-06-2008, 01:42 PM Thread Starter
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So last season was my first on the track, just wondering if there is a break in time to get back used to it when the season starts again? Should I drop myself a group to get back in the swing of things for a trackday or 2 or is everyone rusty? Any advice?

(yes, I know its snowing out and this is wayyyy early, but a guy can daydream right?)




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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 12-06-2008, 02:13 PM
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You get to pick your groups?

In all seriousness, just go back out, start slower and pick it up as you feel ready for it. The groups will sort themselves out. Everyone will be starting over in the new season.

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You get to pick your groups?
Obviously not with NESBA, but if I start the season with a couple STT days, yes. Just wondering if its difficult to shake the rust off is all




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Everyone is a little rusty at the beginning of the season and our pace/times show it. So don't worry about it. Just go out in the same groups you finished off in and don't get frustrated if you are a few seconds slower to start off.

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Obviously not with NESBA, but if I start the season with a couple STT days, yes. Just wondering if its difficult to shake the rust off is all
In that case, start with STT "A" and move your way up to NESBA "I".

(Just kidding you STT fans... )

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In that case, start with STT "A" and move your way up to NESBA "I".

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Like its been said stick to your groups and u will be ok. Damn I hate winter!!! Look forward to riding with ya again cmon 2009 cant wait. I have the bike already done with the winter maintanence. Its just sitting in the trailor waiting now. Have a good holiday brother take care Keith (Deans friend met ya at Blackhawk in case ya forgot).
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post #11 of 11 (permalink) Old 12-07-2008, 08:26 AM
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keep practicing through youtube! lol. i watch vids of
the td's at abn, bhf just to keep things fresh in my
little mind. looking forward to seeing all of you at the
track earily next season.
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