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The best place to bye a track bike by far is at the AMA races... Expecially Road America! I picked up a Red N Black F4I, with plunty of extras for racing, for only $4,500.... The only bad thing was some minor road rash on the left side.... All n All I feel a 600cc is the way to go for a track bike...:thumbsup
 

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cooooooll deal. heres a little hint though...... you'll go faster at the track if the front tire stays on the ground!!;) :D :D :D
 

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1st nice pic.
2nd I think your right about the 600 being a great track bike.
3rd good idea about acquiring a bike at the track.
 

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I just happened to stumble on it at the races in June.... Since then I have not been able to get it on a track yet...
Speaking of racing how does one get started? I know I'll need to take a course and what not but... What about sponsers n what not?

Hey Jimgofast- I had to break it in:evil
 

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Sully said:
I just happened to stumble on it at the races in June.... Since then I have not been able to get it on a track yet...
Speaking of racing how does one get started? I know I'll need to take a course and what not but... What about sponsers n what not?

Hey Jimgofast- I had to break it in:evil
Learning Curves is the feeder school for CCS. You take the school on Saturday and can race on Sunday. www.ccsracing.com

Sponsers????:jester :jester :jester Unless you own your own company and can write off 15K a year in "advertising expenses" I wouldn't count on sponsorship! the OTHER way to get a sponsor is to go fast....really fast. Start running blackhawk under 1:14 and you will raise eyebrows...

If I were you I'd focus on two things right now:

1.) Get the bike ready..... read the CCS rulebook for safewiring/bike prep rules and you'll at least need a legal bellypan

2.) Get lots of tracktime and get up-to-speed before your 1st race day.

:helmet :cheers :twofinger :twofinger :twofinger
 

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That biek still looks pretty much stock. F4's more than any of the other 600's need a little more work to get them up to speed. Easy to ride fast, but not set up stock to go really fast.

Does it at lest have a aftermarket shock or a valve job up front.

If you haven't been on a track before, I'd just go and do a couple track days to see what it's like. Fast of the street and fast on the track can be 2 totally different things. Some fast gus on the street have trouble making the transition.

Riding can be a lot about confidence. The track is a whole new ballgame.

Good luck.

BTW - nice bike.
 

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Michael said:


i just realized .. if that is a pic of your bike .. it's not an F4i, it's an F4 .. just an observation
Good observation Michael.:cheers
 

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Thats the 1st thing I thought...F4 not F4i. Big diff. F4 is still a great track bike. Nice price too.
 

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Michael said:


i just realized .. if that is a pic of your bike .. it's not an F4i, it's an F4 .. just an observation

looks like an '00 f4 to me too. Me thinks sully has been sniffing glue.
 
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