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    Any one going to this There will be a few NSR500’s and a few others bits, are lus 1st track day on the triple


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    Well if Casey was here he would say “clearly your ambition outweighs your talent”

    Cracking first 3 session’s. Loved it on the triple.

    Then I pretty sure it was too much gas on cold tyres coming out of the hairpin, it high sided me right off, got away with it pretty well. Suits got a hole in the elbow, helmet (1 week old) dead. Gloves dead, boots seem good. I know it’s too late but after this I’ll be getting a back protector.

    Bike needs a few bits but very lucky nothing major, just handle bar controls, few bits of plastic, tank has a dent that the father in law (with him on the track day) can get pulled out and painted.





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    Default Re: Donnington park 11th July

    What tyres and pressures out of interest ?

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    Bridgestone battlax T30r 36/32


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    Default Re: Donnington park 11th July

    Hopefully you're not hurt?

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    Quote Originally Posted by formula400 View Post
    Bridgestone battlax T30r 36/32


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    Hmm a bit tourey? Reviews are not ideal in a track context, but depends how hard you were pushing on I guess

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    Quote Originally Posted by Julian_Boolean View Post
    Hopefully you're not hurt?
    Sore ankle and that’s it’s really, should I had a back protector on.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Weeksy View Post
    Hmm a bit tourey? Reviews are not ideal in a track context, but depends how hard you were pushing on I guess
    They have been good so far, but yeah maybe not the best choice, I was not pushing hard, but my bike says otherwise.


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    Default Re: Donnington park 11th July

    Old Hairpin or the Melbourne Loop Hairpin?

    If it's the loop, I'd have thought 3/4 of a lap should have put enough heat in them... if it's the old hairpin... you should have been more careful :P

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    Glad you are ok buddy, bike can be replaced.


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    Quote Originally Posted by KungFooBob View Post
    Old Hairpin or the Melbourne Loop Hairpin?

    If it's the loop, I'd have thought 3/4 of a lap should have put enough heat in them... if it's the old hairpin... you should have been more careful :P
    Melbourne loop. I blame the touring tyres now


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    Ron Haslam race school use them tyres, more than good enough and grip almost straight away. Prob just rider error glad you’re ok ��

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    Ron Haslam race school use them tyres, more than good enough and grip almost straight away. Prob just rider error glad you’re ok ��
    I know 2 lunatics who did ok on them bikes and tyres

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yorick View Post
    I know 2 lunatics who did ok on them bikes and tyres
    Ace day and a telling off for scraping pegs on Craner and overtaking a 2up Ron, wasn’t our instructor Matt Llewelyn ? Swapped his hornet for a blade after one session lol

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