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Here are a couple vids from VIR South on 6/28&29 with PRE. I was riding in the Novice Group but got bumped after the second day to the Intermediate group, unfortunately I didn't get a chance to put in any laps with that group since it was full at the time...next one though.

It always makes me want to go right back out after watching the vids since you can see where you're too damn slow!!! haha

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZPKpTB4TFQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3E1JD4_L2w

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-QFedYnyo0
 

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Road America Rookies Cup race with CCS. Sucks that the sprint races are so short but on a 4+ mile track I guess they have to be. Greenstreak/PJ is right in front of me for most of the first lap then he pulls away

 

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Here is a video from yesterday at my first complete track day at Road America. It was my last session of the day and I had to pull off because I was really low on fuel. You can see Cory West passing by me on his Buell 1190RX as I pull into the pit. My best lap time for the day was 2'34.8" and my highest top speed was 172 MPH. Lap timing and top speed were logged via GPS.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GYz4IEHF-o
 

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Mid America Motoplex (MAM) had "Boo Bash" yesterday, 10/26/14. Similar to their "MotoMondays", it was open track, no groups, no sessions. It was my first time on a track where I could pass in a curve if I wanted. If you watch the vid, you can tell I'm not quite willing to pass in a curve yet. I also have it ingrained in my head not to hammer down the straights. I guess I've overheard to many people saying, "that guy on a liter bike is slow in the corners, but hammers down the straights, so I can't get around him." Just don't want to be that guy.

I don't have "production quality" videos, like most of you guys. Yesterday was the first time for me to run a camera on my bike.

The other guy on an R1 is Jason. I met him last month on my first visit to MAM. We both started doing track days late last year and ran a few this year.

My bike wasn't upshifting well in higher RPMs, so I was short shifting. Also, keeping it in a higher gear, so I wouldn't have to upshift as much. Last time that happened, things worked fine after an oil change. Also, earlier in the day, I was scrapping my peg in turn 14, so I started going a lot slower through that turn, giving Jason more opportunity to pass. I need to raise my pegs, get a stiffer spring and suspension tuning.

The video really shows how we both need to get our head and shoulders inside the turn.

All that aside, here's the link:
 

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Some footage of me slow-poking around the extended Summit Point Jefferson Circuit.


I like this track, and hope to get back there next year, with warmer weather and no dampness....
 

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Me slow-poking around Summit Main...A bone stock 15 R1, is in front of me for a few laps...Best lap so far for me there is a 1:33.9....
 
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