Late 2023 Daytona Problem

During the last few track days in riding the 2020 Daytona 765 moto2, I was having trouble getting the bike to start, both cold and warm. When it finally started, it sounded like it was missing a cylinder for the first 30 seconds or so and I thought I was seeing a tinge of white … Read more

Kart Track Training

It’s been over a year since I took the Ninja 400 to a kart track and that was a big oversight. The winter of 2021-2022 California had a bunch of sunny days over the winter (too many, enough that it put the summer of 2022 into a super-dry situation). On the positive side, over the … Read more

2023-06-28 – Passing Thoughts

Passing can be fun but it can also be frustrating, scary, and dangerous. When two riders collide on track it seldom ends well for anyone. However, passing can be an outstanding skill building exercise. Before I go any further, this is in the context of track days, NOT racing. The higher up you go in … Read more