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Saturday 3rd November - Fun Day Race School Broadford

Discussion in 'Racing, Motorsports, and Track Days' at netrider.net.au started by jap, Sep 26, 2012.

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    Saturday 3rd November - Fun Day Race School





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    It's on again, one of the best events for anyone wanting to improve skills or get a taste of some tips in preparation for racing.

    When: Saturday 3rd November 2012
    Where: State Motorcycle Complex, Strath Creek Road Broadford.

    The following groups are to be confirmed.

    There will be 4 different groups:
    First Timer/Novice Race School
    Intermediate Race School
    Advanced Race School
    Junior Race School

    If you're a PMCC member and hold a current race license: Entry Fee - $140

    If you're not a member:
    One Day Rec Lic + PMCC Membership -
    Entry Fee - $200 (this includes 12 months membership with PMCC)

    Or if you're already a member
    One Day Rec Lic - $160

    Lunch is also included on the day.

    Full leathers and gear are a must. Either a one piece or two piece that zip together and a back protector. Bikes also need to be in check and will be scrutineered on the morning.

    For further information or to book,
    Contact: Susan Edwards 03 9372 3388
    or Mobile 0408 488 353
    email secretary@prestonmcc.com.au
     
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  2. That's the Mrs' birthday weekend... I guess it means that I'm a non-starter yet again... :cry:
     
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  3. I haven't been there before and curious to know more.

    Is there a place to read about it?

    What the event is all about (is it a race day with tuition)?
    What the schedule looks like?
    How much time on the track/class? Etc.

    Cheers.
     
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  4. It's basically a ride day, but with a shit load of ex-racers, current racers, instructors and all round good guys (and gals!) who do tuition in each session.

    I've been once, and i think it was rotating 20 minute sessions between 3 groups (slow, med, fast)

    Johnny and a few of the others also do various classroom sessions .(optional) but well worth a look in! Last time there was a suspension and fitness class in addition to the riding ones.

    Just get a long to it. It's relatively cheap, and so far in my riding career, it's the most i've learnt in one day!
     
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  5. http://prestonmcc.com.au/index.php?topic=1299.0
     
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  6. Wow. That sounds like a lot of fun indeed.
    Thanks a lot for the explanation.

    Well, that topic is just a cross post of this one and has much less information than the curent by now :)
     
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  7. Is it possible to hire it or it's only BYO? :)

    Is it possible to book online?
     
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  8. To book you can email/ring Susan Edwards and pay by credit card. Usually no hire eqipment is available on these days - If you need equipment buy it, because once you have done one you will be hooked. (y)
     
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  9. Byo everything. Don't have to have a back protector I think, just highly recomended. As jap said, just buy it ;)
     
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  10. This sounds great.

    Would you need significant road experience for the beginner course?
     
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  11. I think as long as you are confident with the basics you'll be ok... you only go as fast as you want!
     
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  12. I'd love to buy it, it's out of the budget for the near future :(

    So I won't be able to attend unless I hire the leathers+boots :cry:
     
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  13. What's your jacket size? I have a Euro size 52 one-piece leather suit that you could borrow (the one I'm wearing in my avatar - yes, I have different gear for track days v's general riding).

    The suit doesn't have any hidden stitching, so it's likely to be a one-use item in the event of a decent slide (unlikely for a noob at Broadford). It only cost me $80, so I'm not fussed if you scuff it up a bit... If you manage to get a knee down (which I very much doubt for your first track day), you'll make me look like a legend on my next track day! The catch is that the suit looks so gay that no self-respecting gay man would wear it... ;)

    As for boots, helmet and gloves... They're a bit more personal, so I'll let you find your own.

    Send me a PM with your phone number or email address if you're interested, and I'll tee up a time for you to come over and try it on. (y)

    Alternatively, you could try looking on ebay or gumtree. There are some nice entry-level leathers out there, going for a really attractive price!
     
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  14. Thanks a lot mate for the offer.
    But unfortunately I will have to pass this time.

    Went down with a broken collarbone this Sun at Broadford. So no go for me :cry:
     
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  15. Ouch! Sorry to hear about that. I hope it gets better soon.
     
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  16. We saw your bike on Sunday :(
    Sorry to hear what happened and hope you recover quickly :)
     
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  17. Thanks. Hope to be back on a bike in a few months. Already know how to deal with the broken clavicle :)

    BTW, did the bike look ridable? I didn't feel it was badly damaged, but had no time to check it properly..
     
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  18. Wow man sorry to here about your stack :( don't worry about the bike your more important than that :) heal first then worry about the bike :)
     
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  19. What? Heal first, fix the bike second? I don't understand!!! :demon:
     
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