motorthings Posted January 16, 2004 Report Share Posted January 16, 2004 used to be, the only way to get ready for a race or trackday at a new (to me) track was to buy a video of a race there (if one existed) and study a track map if i could find one. i at least wanted to know the basic layout of the track so i would spend a few less laps totally lost and blowing every turn. now i am able to find good quality on bike videos for most every track i would go to, and i have found that watching on-bike laps over and over again makes it much easier for me to learn a track when i get there. the video quality is sometimes even high enough to pick out a few RP's that i recognize while i choose to use them or find my own. when i get to the track, i still do a no-brakes drill if i have never ridden the track before, and start adding in more gears and brakes as the laps progress and my speed and confidence increase. does anyone else have any techniques for learning a track either ahead of time or at the track that they have found work well? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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