Why get into track racing?

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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby Romper » Sun Sep 27, 2009 8:24 am

No cars trying to run you over
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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby Hally » Tue Nov 03, 2009 9:45 pm

tcurtbike wrote:The crashes are fantastic.


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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby backofthebunch » Wed Nov 11, 2009 11:39 am

how old is too old?

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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby tallywhacker » Thu Nov 12, 2009 11:07 am

Ever since the vasectomy...I mostly ride fixed.

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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby brentono » Thu Nov 12, 2009 7:04 pm

How old is too old?
I'm too old.
Maybe wise? might consider getting on the track
on the motorbike (pacer)... maybe not that wise,
if I would go on the motorbike.
Can still remember, at a meet, when Chum Taylor
took a Speedway m/bike around Lake Monger Velo.
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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby brentono » Tue Dec 01, 2009 8:59 am

This is the pace bike I'd like to be on... maybe????

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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby sogood » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:13 am

Who wants that motorbike. This is what I want to draft behind. :wink:
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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby brentono » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:21 am

Sogood,
I meant I'm riding the pacer, not behind it! mate.
Smile.
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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby brentono » Wed Dec 09, 2009 12:08 pm

These are the latest pacer bikes (from Ghent 6-Day... 166.6m track), at least you get a bit of exercise.
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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby r2160 » Tue Dec 22, 2009 2:15 pm

Your never too told to have a go at the track.

At the last masters games, there were two gentlemen racing that were over 80!!!

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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby mikesbytes » Tue Dec 22, 2009 7:58 pm

r2160 wrote:Your never too told to have a go at the track.

At the last masters games, there were two gentlemen racing that were over 80!!!

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That was the scariest race I've ever seen, the played chicken on the 42deg wooden banks
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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby brentono » Wed Dec 23, 2009 1:03 am

Try balancing on 42degs banked tracks, wood or concrete, fun?
(while in the middle of a competition, of coarse-1000m Sprint)
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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby mikesbytes » Wed Dec 23, 2009 8:03 am

I've played chicken on those boards too. Difference being I don't have a MMAS11 body
If the R-1 rule is broken, what happens to N+1?

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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby brentono » Wed Dec 23, 2009 10:19 am

I've been on another planet for 10+++ odd years.
MMAS11 body
...?
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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby Strawburger » Wed Dec 23, 2009 11:44 am

brentono wrote:I've been on another planet for 10+++ odd years.
MMAS11 body
...?
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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby brentono » Wed Dec 23, 2009 12:11 pm

brentono wrote:These are the latest pacer bikes (from Ghent 6-Day... 166.6m track), at least you get a bit of exercise.
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Nah, I'd stick to a derney, little bit of exercise,
some excitement, and more comfort, if I was back on the track.
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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby mikesbytes » Thu Dec 24, 2009 12:26 pm

Strawburger wrote:
brentono wrote:I've been on another planet for 10+++ odd years.
MMAS11 body
...?
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Ha, it doesn't even go to MMAS11

BrentonO, what category would you be in?
If the R-1 rule is broken, what happens to N+1?

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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby brentono » Thu Dec 24, 2009 12:37 pm

Mikesbytes
Six... mate.
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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby mikesbytes » Thu Dec 24, 2009 12:40 pm

brentono wrote:Mikesbytes
Six... mate.
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55 - 59

Babies compared to those MMAS11 blokes
If the R-1 rule is broken, what happens to N+1?

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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby foo on patrol » Thu Dec 31, 2009 7:54 am

You don't need to worry about cars hitting you , or potholes,and besides it is faster and sharper on the reflexes. :)
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Re: Why get into track racing?

Postby skyformula1 » Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:44 am

I think there needs to be more of them, as urban areas become even more conjested:/

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