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At the Track Some Katana's see track duty. Some owners have multiple bikes. This is the place to chat about track days.

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Old 05-20-2018, 07:45 PM   #21
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I'm recovering from a broken ankle myself. Stupid mistake caused from being overconfident on my drz400sm. Didn't even crash. That said, I was wearing full race boots, and at about 5 weeks since the injury, I'm walking pretty much normal, and just need to build strength in the side to side direction. I'm already planning a practice day in a couple weeks.

Seriously, have fun with the track day! I can't wait to start doing it up again. I do have to say though, this last injury is making me wonder whether or not I really want a full size race bike just to do it once to say that I did.
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Old 05-23-2018, 03:47 PM   #22
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Im still around occasionally and still riding my 01 Kat on track. Just did a track day a month ago and did a nice bday ride this past Monday up to Natchez Ms. Im at 92K miles. Almost ready to join the 100K club!
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Old 06-02-2018, 06:28 AM   #23
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This photo is from a track day in 2016, however I was on the same track, same bike, same gear and same sun in the sky so it'll work. PS: When the coach let us ride unrestricted, I buried all the other novice riders! Not with power, I out braked them at the corners. Looked back and nobody was within half a lap of me!

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Old 06-22-2018, 02:14 PM   #24
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Just uploaded these;

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Old 06-26-2018, 09:14 PM   #25
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Looking good! That first pic is great!
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I tend to think buying pics from track photogs to be a vanity thing, but when I wanna get a look at my progress they are quite useful.
When I compare the same photo of me to one of the coach, I can see exactly what I need to do.
Here, I got everything right, but my head is about 10" higher than the coach's. Still not going into the corners fast enough.
But, I've come a long way.

No problem with the bike, I got it dialed in very well.
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I agree with both parts of the photo thing. Kind of the same deal when I take video from the track. I know it's not super awesome footage that will make me a star. I can go back and watch it though and see what I'm doing right, and what I need to work on. I can often hear the brakes applied, hear how soon I'm getting on the throttle, where I make good passes and where I'm too timid. Good data can come in many forms.

Glad you're having fun!
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