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For topics about bike preparation for a trackday.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to prepare your bike for trackday

    Our bike preparation requirements are very simple, and can be found here http://www.tonystrackdays.com/category/99/bike-preparation.htm ...

    Started by Tony,  
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    04-06-2010 05:28 PM Go to last post
  1. What are these called?

    I am safety wiring my SV and am looking for the diaper pin type "clips-fastener" that you can use on your oil filler cap. What are they called and...

    Started by Blast54,  
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    03-25-2014 08:52 PM Go to last post
  2. Is there any track bodywork that fits stock exhausts?

    Have a 2011 GSXR750. This bike is my regular ride and I'm not likely to turn it into a dedicated track bike. I'd like to preserve the (EXPENSIVE!)...

    Started by adouglas,  
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    03-25-2014 11:24 AM Go to last post
  3. Safety wiring locations for 2011 GSXR750 -- for noobs

    Another track day noob with the same bike as mine sent me a PM asking how I wired mine, so I documented it for him. Posting the photos here to help...

    Started by adouglas,  
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    03-24-2014 08:41 AM Go to last post
  4. What are you doing this winter to your bike?

    Now is the perfect time to take care of your ride. What are you planning to do this winter to get ready for next year? Front forks: Front fork...

    Started by Gino,  
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    12-26-2013 01:43 PM Go to last post
  5. Sharkskinz, Armour Bodies, etc

    Looking for advice on choosing bodywork (track days only). Good fit and finish is the priority. Are Armour Bodies just as good as Sharkskinz? Other...

    Started by MarcR,  
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    04-23-2013 12:08 PM Go to last post
  6. Tech inspection video

    Here is a brief video showing what we look for when teching a bike for the track. TTD tech video

    Started by Ken,  
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    01-29-2013 09:14 PM Go to last post
  7. PSI guages

    I've been using the same Accu-Gauge for the past 14 years or so. Just got a new Quick Car gauge, and it reads +6 psi under the Accu-Gauge. :eek: ...

    Started by ChR1s,  
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    09-20-2012 01:22 PM Go to last post
  8. Post Chain Tension

    Let's talk chain tension. This is an often overlooked area of bike prep before a track day. Many of us get our bikes serviced at the dealer and...

    Started by Rada,  
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    09-14-2012 09:58 AM Go to last post
  9. Question rearsets: GP or std shift?

    Anyone care to share benefits, cautions, etc., of going to a GP-shift pattern for track use?

    Started by ChR1s,  
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    08-06-2012 03:43 PM Go to last post
  10. Mirror Removal

    OK, so on the Bike Prep page it indicates that Mirrors need to be removed (or at a minimum taped). My question is about "how removed" they need...

    Started by jasnmar,  
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    05-15-2012 07:07 AM Go to last post
  11. new tires?

    Hello all! I have a question about my tires... I've done 2 track days on the same set of tires that were new when I went to my first track day. It...

    Started by cubiche1000,  
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    04-19-2012 08:13 AM Go to last post
  12. Question Tires

    OK, I think I know the answer to this, but would like the tire gurus to weigh in. My new '08 CBR has Dunlop Qualifiers with a Dec 07 date code....

    Started by oVTo,  
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    04-18-2012 12:24 PM Go to last post
  13. Sidestand requirement for control riding.

    How important is this? With my bodywork I am going to have to cut a pretty good portion of it away to mount one, something I am reluctant to do......

    Started by Expat,  
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    04-11-2012 02:24 PM Go to last post
  14. More suspension ?

    Concerning the ubiquitous SV 650 gen2. With stock fork tubes. How much tube do you run above the top triple? I have been running flush but want a...

    Started by Rada,  
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    09-10-2011 07:13 PM Go to last post
  15. Oil Changes

    How often do you change your oil when you torture your motor at track days? I was surprised to find that I put 126 miles on the SV Monday. If...

    Started by Rada,  
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    07-29-2011 02:49 PM Go to last post
  16. Suspension balance

    Here we go with yet another green horn question.;) I need to bump up my fork springs quite a ways. I have a 05 SV650s and according to Racetech...

    Started by Rada,  
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    06-22-2011 10:15 AM Go to last post
  17. Foot Peg question

    I'm not sure if this is more bike of rider set-up. My SV still has the stock rubber coated pegs. I find that after my downshifts into T1 that I...

    Started by Rada,  
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    04-20-2011 08:32 AM Go to last post
  18. Chain rust

    Will I pass tech inspection if there is quite a bit of surface rust on my chain? I store my bike outside covered and under an overhang during the...

    Started by Sean724,  
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    03-15-2011 03:49 PM Go to last post
  19. Steering stem nut wrench

    Looking to grease my steering stem on my SV. I would like to get my hands on a socket to run the steering stem nuts. Aside from a zuki dealer and...

    Started by Rada,  
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    03-07-2011 07:51 PM Go to last post
  20. Steering Stabilizers

    Could someone EdUkate me on the point of steering stabilizers? I have not really felt the need for one at this point. I have yet to have a classic...

    Started by Rada,  
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    12-14-2010 06:47 PM Go to last post

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