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post #1 of 6 Old 05-15-2019, 12:58 PM Thread Starter
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UK - First ever bike track day

I just got back from spending a day out at Donnington race track taking part in a Ron Haslam Track Day School... brilliant.

Never done a track day before on a bike.

Riding brand new 2019 Honda CBR 650 ... fast enough to really get the andrenalin going and not so fast to be completely scary.

Went with a few friends and I think our team photo looks more like some sad mam band (middle aged men).
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The day includes everything - bikes, leathers, boots, gloves, lid ... just turn up and go.
Really got the bike leaned over ... scraping toes and pegs ... instructor with us says we need to sit further out and our knees would have been down. Must try harder.

Best day out in ages.

https://www.haslamraceschool.com
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Looks and sounds like great fun. Which bloke is you?

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I'm the bloke having a mid-life crisis in the centre of the photo..
We all came away with the taste for more ... need to organise another event! Completely addictive.
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I did this too last week when it was chucking it down! Awesome day out and canít wait to go back on the 1000s!
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I did this too last week when it was chucking it down! Awesome day out and canít wait to go back on the 1000s!
The instructors made a point of telling us how tricky it was last week ... hope it didn't take too much fun away from the day.
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I'm the bloke having a mid-life crisis in the centre of the photo..
We all came away with the taste for more ... need to organise another event! Completely addictive.
I didnít know Richard Bransonís brother rode bikes.
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