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"Non-Sportbike" Track Day

Sponsored by Riding in the Zone Motorcyclist Training

WHAT IS THIS DAY ABOUT?

A Non-Sportbike Track Day is the most exciting, fun and effective way to improve your riding skills…period! And you will have a freakin’ BLAST.

In an effort to encourage more types of riders to experience the racetrack, and to learn more about their bike and ability, we are offering this SPECIAL track day training day for NON-SPORTBIKE RIDERS.

Non-Sportbike Track Days are held on a closed course (racetrack), which means you learn in a safe environment and at real-world speeds (not race speeds). Learning on a racetrack allows you to ride freely and concentrate on and advancing your skill level without the typical hazards faced on the street…potholes, sand, tar snakes and Buicks.

Even though we see many non-sportbike machines at our regular TTD events, we know that there are people who ride Cruisers, Baggers, Tourers, Adventure bikes, and Sport Tourers who would feel more comfortable riding on the track with other non-sportbike machines. Fun with riders with a more relaxed attitude is what this day is all about. As an inevitable bonus, you will learn how to corner and brake with a lot more confidence and control.

It’s the best investment in fun and skill development money can buy.

LEARN TO CORNER BETTER

Classroom sessions are included in the price of your day.

The instruction you'll receive is not about "how to ride" - it's about "how to ride better".  As long as you are currently riding your motorcycle on the road, we'll help you ride it better!

While parking lot courses have their place, riding your bike on a track will let you practice riding skills at real-world speeds - without the normal distractions found on public roads (like cars, sand, cops, etc)

Throughout the day, you will alternate between voluntary classroom sessions and on-track sessions. Benefit from discussions and demonstrations of advanced riding technique that you can then try on the track.

Chief Instructor and author Ken Condon will conduct many of the classroom sessions.

Our goal is to greatly improve your confidence as you enter and ride through a corner.

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WHO IS THIS DAY FOR?

A day of motorcycle riding geared toward Touring bikes, Adventure bikes and Cruisers. This is designed for riders who have NEVER ridden at a track day before. It is not for experienced track day riders who want to ride their cruiser on the track.

"I wanted to tell you the best part of my first track day was riding two-up with you.  It clicked while doing those few laps and my street riding has improved considerably.  Now I am leaning with the bike instead of just the bike leaning, and it feels so smooth and steady.  No more jitters while cornering.  I am sold on the value of track days!"- Linda C.

 


WHEN:

June 3, 2015 (Wednesday)*

August 25, 2015 (Tuesday)*

Sign up for BOTH Events and Save $50.00!

 

HOW MUCH: 

$250.00 per day, including garage space and catered lunch.

*Save $50.00 if you sign up for BOTH Events.

It’s the best investment in fun and skill development money can buy.

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3 GROUPS:

A slower NOVICE "CRUISER" Group

A Medium Speed INTERMEDIATE "TOURER" Group

A Faster ADVANCED "SPORT TOURING" Group

NOTE:  You will initially be grouped by bike type, but we may move people up or down a group as their riding ability dictates.


WHAT TO EXPECT:

Every hour of your day will consist of both track riding and classroom.

-  on the track for 20 minutes,

-  then in the classroom for 15 minutes,

-  get a drink and gear back up, then back on the track. 

FREE Classroom sessions will be held after every on track session until 4:00 for each group.


PROPOSED SCHEDULE:

FOLLOW the LEADER  
ADVANCED (SPORT TOURER) Follow the Leader (Faster) 9:00    ON TRACK
   Classroom ADVANCED GROUP (CRUISER) 9:25    CLASSROOM
INTERMEDIATE (TOURER) GROUP Follow the Leader (Fast-ish) 9:20    ON TRACK
   Classroom INTERMEDIATE GROUP 9:45    CLASSROOM
NOVICE (CRUISER) GROUP Follow the Leader (Slower) 9:40    ON TRACK
    Classroom NOVICE GROUP 10:05  CLASSROOM
OPEN TRACK SESSIONS  
ADVANCED (SPORT TOURER) GROUP OPEN TRACK 10:00am  &  11:00am
    Classroom ADVANCED GROUP 10:25am  &  11:25am
INTERMEDIATE (TOURER) GROUP OPEN TRACK 10:20am  &  11:20am
    Classroom INTERMEDIATE GROUP 10:45am  &  11:45am
NOVICE (CRUISER) OPEN TRACK 10:40am  &  11:40am
    Classroom NOVICE GROUP 10:05am  &  11:05am
   
LUNCH BREAK  
   
OPEN TRACK SESSIONS CONTINUE  
Classroom conducted after each session with an * Session Start Times
ADVANCED (SPORT TOURER) GROUP OPEN TRACK 1:00*, 2:00*, 3:00*, 4:00
INTERMEDIATE (TOURER) GROUP OPEN TRACK 1:20*, 2:20*, 3:20*, 4:20
NOVICE GROUP OPEN TRACK 1:40*, 2:40*, 3:40*, 4:40

 


TECH INSPECTION:  For this day, we only want bikes that are in excellent road worthy condition with plenty of tire life remaining.  There can be no leaking of any fluids - be sure to check your fork tubes!  We will also be checking brake pads so be sure to have plenty of pad left.  Mirrors need to be removed or taped over.  Brake light needs to be disabled or taped over.

RIDING GEAR:  Riders will be responsible for having full motorcycle gear.  At a minimum, this means a motorcycle jacket and pants (no chaps).  We require you to have a back protector.  While hard back protectors are encouraged, they are not mandatory. However, please consider buying CE approved armor, which is TONS better than the thin foam pads generally included with jackets.

Gloves and boots should overlap the jacket and pants so no skin is exposed when you are in the riding position. Helmets must be FULL FACED.  High quality modular helmets will be allowed but must remain in the locked position when on track.

If you are questioning your gear, feel free to send a link to a photo on the internet - or take a photo of your actual gear.  Send it to  tony@tonystrackdays.com  (be sure to say that it's for the "non sportbike" day.)

 

On Track Training

Price: $0.00

On Track Training:

Price includes BUFFET LUNCH and GARAGE RENTAL!