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N/A | National My little 250 at Sydney Dragway

Discussion in 'Racing, Motorsports, and Track Days' at netrider.net.au started by Blaz, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. I know I know....it's a 250, but we all gotta have fun somehow and safely haha!



    Took my little ninjette to Eastern Creek drags a couple of weeks ago, just for the experience and to see what the bike is capable of. Can't really speak of it's track capability obviously, it's a straight line haha.

    After a few runs, I started to get a feel for the bikes gearing alot better.
    Cut my 1/4 mile times every run :), except for the last :( :

    1st - 16.4
    2nd - 16.2
    3rd - 16.04
    4th - 15.7
    5th - 15.8

    I was actually surprised by what times it ran, didn't really expect anything under 17 seconds to be honest. And yes, it was heaps of fun too! :) run 4.JPG
     
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  2. Ya gotta like a bloke who gets out there just for shits and giggles.. allow me to give you ya first nod...
     
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  3. onya mate
     
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  4. Good work, 15 seconds is not that slow. Is that your front wheel off the ground? I can't quite see for the photography tag.
     
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  5. not bad times....track days would be even more fun on the 250
     
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  6. Mate at least your out there having a go and having fun...
     
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  7. I was out there a couple of weeks back speaking to a guy on a bike like yours. Was that you? I was on the silver gixxer thou.
    John.
     
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  8. haha, im not too sure about the wheel off the ground in that photo. But I did get a tiny lift on one of my runs
     
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  9. I do remember speaking to someone riding a silver Gixxer , cannot remember the name though. My name is Harry, not sure if it will ring a bell or not but I was also having a chat to a bloke on a little 2t red aprilia rs 125 running 14s.
     
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  10. Great stuff. :D And yeah, at least you're having a go! I used to take my naturally aspirated MR2 to Palmyra Dragway up in Mackay (16.36 @ 83mph, with a 2.2 second 60') and would get properly trounced by all the HSVs and FPVs and Skylines and WRXes. Still great fun, though. :D

    And sometimes you inexplicably beat a much faster, much more powerful vehicle thanks to superior technique, which is a great feeling.
     
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  11. Y
    Yep, that's right , Harry was your name. Let me know if you go out again. I'm a little bit hooked on it.
     
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  12. These days launch control normally takes priority over actually knowing how to drive.
     
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