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Rab

Phillip Island Track Day - Tues 10th Jan

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Am probably going to sign up for this one - yell out if you're interested in coming along.

 

Had an absolute blast at Sandown and really want to try the Island.

 

http://www.driveevents.com.au/shop/

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And..... am signed up.

 

Would love to see some of you guys there.

 

Signed up in the "Slow" group.

 

I've done the Island on the bike before and it was awesome - looking forward to doing it in the car.

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Still got places left.

 

Got beds at the Island too.

 

Be one of the people who were there, instead of one of the people who like the comments of the experience on the Monday after :P

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says the guy with suspension and brakes... don't want to do a track day with doughy suspension...

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I said it has doughy suspension (stock, is what I'm referring to here). I also mean Rab has aftermarket coilovers and a full expensive braking package...

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Don't worry about the doughy suspension. You've got a cg lock now :yes: problem solved. 

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Dude - last track day I did with friends was with a stock Malloo, a 2003 SAAB convertible and a mums 1997 honda accord (not the sporty one)

 

The honda and the saab had more fun than the maloo (sp?) and as much as me.

 

It's honestly not a "who's got the biggest balls" day - it's a "lets have fun trying something we haven't done before" day

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I've done track days before... I don't want to do another one with a 'stock' car, especially one with two settings that I don't enjoy for "track performance" (specifically an automatic gearbox and doughy stock brakes/suspension)

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Rab knows what it's about. 

 

I done a track track day back at Oran park on my drz400sm. If you know bike you know this thing is slow. Started in group D and by lunch was mid pack of group C. Had a ball. Just trying to be fluid was the best part. 

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Yep - you're not racing anyone else - you're there for yourself.

 

My first one (on the bike) I came in for lunch ready for people to tell me how slow I was 

 

Nup - no one cared - I told others how quick they went around me - shocked me when others told me how quick I went around them.

 

Clean, fun day and we all had pizza.

 

You can take my car and I'll take yours on the day if you think it's about anything other than that.

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Pizza. Biggest mistake I made that day was not packing a good lunch and drinks. I got to about 3pm or so and on the last turn I nearly highsided it into the concrete wall. I packed it up after that. Absolutely flogged I was. 

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I'm not unaware of the other reasons for attending a track day...

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No more trying to convince keef...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pussy!

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