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Old 05-23-2019, 12:21 PM   #1
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Been riding for about 15 years but took 4 years off when the kids were born. Spent most my time on a DR650. Did a Couple rides to Colorado and Canada with it. Plus a lot of time in the Sierra Nevadas. Got a good deal on an old gsxr and wife gave the go ahead so interested in doing some track days. I'm in Sacramento but I'm sure I'll bump into some of you guys.
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Old 05-23-2019, 03:23 PM   #2
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Cool to be back at it. Have fun at the track man!

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Old 05-23-2019, 05:41 PM   #3
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Cool to be back at it. Have fun at the track man!

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Thanks and will do!
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Old 05-23-2019, 05:41 PM   #4
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Old 05-23-2019, 05:46 PM   #5
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It sounds like you have some serious seat time. Some of the folks get together at trackdays and have big fun.

Some of us just got together on the Kernville Rally and... epicness. There is a Weaverville Rally coming up. Enjoy what you can.
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Old 06-09-2019, 07:10 AM   #6
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Old 06-09-2019, 07:29 AM   #7
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Old 06-13-2019, 10:00 PM   #8
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Thank for the welcome. Already loving the place. Won a free track day with z2 and can't wait.
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Old 06-14-2019, 06:49 AM   #9
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I suggest the Intermediate Riding Clinic to brush up on your riding skills.

The IRC is available at Sierra College in Rocklin and, I think the Sacramento HD shop offers the IRC and I am pretty sure the Safety Center in Ranch Cordova offers it. Contact the sites directly or through their websites.

The IRC is a great class. It teaches several skills not taught in the basic class and is the easiest, funnest, cheapest way to bump up your skills. I am teaching one in Fresno today.
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Old 06-14-2019, 06:58 AM   #10
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Welcome and we would love to help you out at a Z2 track day, lots of great instruction, safety and fun
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Old 06-14-2019, 10:41 AM   #11
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I suggest the Intermediate Riding Clinic to brush up on your riding skills.

The IRC is available at Sierra College in Rocklin and, I think the Sacramento HD shop offers the IRC and I am pretty sure the Safety Center in Ranch Cordova offers it. Contact the sites directly or through their websites.

The IRC is a great class. It teaches several skills not taught in the basic class and is the easiest, funnest, cheapest way to bump up your skills. I am teaching one in Fresno today.
Thanks for the info! I'll look into it.
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Old 06-14-2019, 10:42 AM   #12
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Welcome and we would love to help you out at a Z2 track day, lots of great instruction, safety and fun
I've heard nothing but great things. I'll be coming up Saturday morning and figuring out how to convince the wife I need to camp and do Sunday also.
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Old 06-14-2019, 11:22 AM   #13
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Welcome, SacTown. Stay cool out there.
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Old 06-14-2019, 11:24 AM   #14
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Welcome!

I suggest the Intermediate Riding Clinic to brush up on your riding skills.

The IRC is available at Sierra College in Rocklin and, I think the Sacramento HD shop offers the IRC and I am pretty sure the Safety Center in Ranch Cordova offers it. Contact the sites directly or through their websites.

The IRC is a great class. It teaches several skills not taught in the basic class and is the easiest, funnest, cheapest way to bump up your skills. I am teaching one in Fresno today.
I've been thinking about an IRC session. I've also been thinking about the cornering school they offer in Stockton (superbike-coach.com). I can probably pay for one right now. What does the IRC session teach?
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Old 06-14-2019, 08:33 PM   #15
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I've been thinking about an IRC session. I've also been thinking about the cornering school they offer in Stockton (superbike-coach.com). I can probably pay for one right now. What does the IRC session teach?
IRC teaches smoother control inputs, line selection, riding vision, body position, timing to improve cornering.

I have taken Coach Can's cornering school. It is fun but it is fundamentally the basic course at 50 mph as he is teaching the same things as are taught in the CMSP basic course (called the MTC) and the MSF Basic RiderCourse, except he pushes you to go up to about 50 mph.

I teach all of the above mentioned courses and several more, except for Coach Can's class.

Coach Can says he is teaching more than the basic courses but he also admits he has never attended one of the basic courses.

Don't misunderstand me, Coach Can's class is fun and you can learn things there.

If I were spending the money, the best investment of your training $ is the IRC. I say that primarily because the IRC teaches riding vision (i.e., how to use your eyes) better than any other course I have taken, and I have taken many (about 25 or so) riding courses over the years.
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