Track Day Prep

If you’re doing track days to work on your own personal improvement, you may have a series of things that you do to actively prepare for your upcoming day. This includes both logistical things (loading the bike, prepping your tool kit, ramps, etc.) and mental and possibly physical preparation. As things have evolved for me, …

Stop Messing With Your Stuff!

Disclaimer: I think Ken Hill has a podcast with the same title, and the subject matter is similar. This post is directed more toward the regular track day rider who is consciously working on getting better (faster/safer), not necessarily racers, though it is probably applicable to many racers to some degree. My personal disclaimer is …

Do You REALLY want to do this and NOT get hurt?

If you’re serious, want to do this sport for a while, and you don’t want to crash, you have to think about this stuff very consciously. You should study track maps, trusted-source videos, take courses and/or coaching, work on mental acuity exercises, work on your physical health, etc. Even doing everything ‘right’ is no guarantee …