Oh man that little off road trip seemed to go on forever. I was willing you to stay upright.
Says a lot about a guy, when they can get up and laugh with the chap that caused them to drop their bike. Top marks for a cool head!
That track looked very bumpy, did I see you adjust the steering damper?
I'm at a Track day next month, and have no damper. It's Brands Hatch a very smooth track so I should be okay yes???
yeah our local track is really bumpy you are absolutely right mate. and quite poorly maintained. I think i would be able to stay upright but the gravel trap had very deep tracks from previous drift and race events and nobody bothers smoothing them up. so i hit couple of those tracks and the bike automatically steered more to the left in to the grass.. and oh boy you should see how deep holes were in there. :banghead too bad i chose to go to gravel trap instead of kept steering to the right.
anyway, i can't tell you if you are going to be okay without a steering damper on the Brands Hatch but i can tell you that i am backing off the damper almost completely in other tracks which are a lot smoother compared to this one.
i know you Brits have suspension experts on tracks most of the time and they can set up your suspension for couple quids. If you arn't good in setting up the suspension i suggest using their service. My brother took his gsxr750 k9 last year to set up his suspension and after that his response was like: ''it was the best 20quids i have ever spent on my bike''.
Its been awhile last time i posted, but here its is now what i gathered this season. Finally got my chance to go to other tracks abroad like Poznan Track in Poland, Brno in Czech Republic and SloavakiaRing.
Took my two motorcycles and off we went with my girlfriend:
Battle against 750gsxr for 2nd place in home track NemunoZiedas:
Poznan trackday before trip to Brno and SlovakiaRing:
my frame sliders and exhaust sliders did their job quite well i would say.
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