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Old 06-11-2018, 02:22 PM   #1
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My Crash At Laguna Seca


Here it is. It's towards the end of the video.
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Old 06-11-2018, 05:43 PM   #2
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Do you find the other riders had an influence on the crash? (ie: you wanted to go as fast as them) And what was the procedure after the crash? Could you try to ride again or had to wait?
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Old 06-11-2018, 06:09 PM   #3
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That blows! Glad you're alright though, bikes can be rebuilt. I'd love to get out to Laguna seca some day but for now I'll just have to be happy with our local tracks.



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and what was the procedure after the crash? Could you try to ride again or had to wait?
If his track day org is like ours his bike would have to go through tech inspection again, if it passes he can go back out.
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Old 06-12-2018, 10:28 PM   #4
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Do you find the other riders had an influence on the crash? (ie: you wanted to go as fast as them) And what was the procedure after the crash? Could you try to ride again or had to wait?
I ride in advance group, so probably 75% or maybe even more riders are an influence. Some of those guys actually race in different sanctioned bodies. They're fast and skilled. In all honesty, I was the reason for the crash.

My bike was done - broken clip on. They have two ways for handling crashing. If you crash in the morning, you have to wait until after lunch. If you crash after lunch, you're done for the day. I crashed on the session right before lunch.

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That blows! Glad you're alright though, bikes can be rebuilt. I'd love to get out to Laguna seca some day but for now I'll just have to be happy with our local tracks.





If his track day org is like ours his bike would have to go through tech inspection again, if it passes he can go back out.
Ehhh, it's apart of the sport. You live, you learn, you grow. A good experience, and a many lessons learned.

It's a great, fun, sometimes a little scary (in a good way), legendary old skool track. I'd definitely ride it again.
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Old 06-13-2018, 09:24 AM   #5
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Old 06-13-2018, 09:30 AM   #6
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Glad that you are okay! My Dad just took a spill on his bike last weekend.
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Old 06-13-2018, 12:08 PM   #7
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Falling definitely isn't fun, but it happens. The good thing is I live to ride another day.
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Old 06-15-2018, 12:19 PM   #8
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She's almost back ready for the track.
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Old 06-16-2018, 11:57 AM   #9
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Old 06-16-2018, 12:55 PM   #10
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Well.... if you ever wanted a new color .... Now would be a great time..
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Old 06-16-2018, 03:12 PM   #11
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Agreed. It's already in the works. Not a full blown new color, just adding a lil' twist.
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Old Yesterday, 09:18 AM   #12
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Sorry for my ignorance, but I know nothing of bikes.

What's a clip on?

Thankfully you're good to go!
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Googling "R6 clip on," they're handlebars.

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It just blows my mind going around a corner at 90mph. How well does the suit hold up? Also what caused the spill?
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