View Full Version : Sly July 2nd

30-06-11, 11:29 PM
I will be heading up to SLY hopefully to test the new engine in the zxr250. A big day of testing the engine, finding good gearing and then setting suspension. This beast is going to fly.


01-07-11, 02:24 PM
Will be out there too, doing some jetting on the CBR. Wonder if those Base folks might bring some steaks & drinks .......................;beerisgood

01-07-11, 04:40 PM
Hej is SLY open tomorrow, have not seen the postcard yet ...
Weather looks reasonable and I will very likely be in.
See ya

01-07-11, 05:14 PM
It is open tomorrow. I could use a steak or 2 too. I can bring BBQ and charcoal.

01-07-11, 05:28 PM
Is it a AM flex session ?

01-07-11, 07:00 PM
Nope, it is a normal saturday. Bike sessions 930 1050 1245 1405 1525
/who emptied the mailbox

01-07-11, 07:52 PM
Sunday is looking better for me. Jav, I'd picked up some marinade packs for you last week and Dana dropped them off in the shed. If you want beef on Sunday let me know.

01-07-11, 08:40 PM
Here's a few pics from last Saturday...Not the best but thought I'd share: https://picasaweb.google.com/steadyrr/SLY25June2011?authuser=0&authkey=Gv1sRgCI_Ewcng88jQUw&feat=directlink

02-07-11, 11:49 PM
Was out there today. Great fun. Mike was hammering it as usual.
Mr J and Mr G were getting faster by the session. I am really bad
with names, so cannot remember the guys name on the 929 but
nice bike! Antkiller and Firebolt... showed up to round off the day.

Saw the marinade packs there and thought, geesh wonder if anyone
will miss them. But being the honest sod I am I left them there....

Muffler is in the shed!

03-07-11, 02:20 AM
I picked up the muffler for ya Steady!


03-07-11, 09:47 AM
I am guessing I would be Mr J. in Jav's message ;-)

Did a new PB yesterday, I went down from 44'8 to 44'4. From my section times I see that the differences are made in the back straight and then the S'es after that , so that is where I will focus on going forward.
The bike was spinning fine as always, except in that pesky uphill turn number 2 where the rear was bouncing all over the place.

It was really hot at SLY yesterday, I am sure I suffered minor dehydration despite drinking some 2,5L water. Session times just got worse during the day, decided to take it easy, pick lines and hold up Mike and Jav ;-) but they had no problem passing me after some laps.

Looks like I will be there next week-end

03-07-11, 10:59 AM
It was a great day at SLY, we all had a blast, including my family ;) good seeing you guys there, unfortunately we had to leave early :(

I just saw your post Jav (about the steaks) I think we all are due for some good steaks; I'll bring them next time.

Looking forward for the pics and videos, specially the video that Jav recorded of me ;)

Here are a few pics my wife took:

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/270519_10150291387941703_502441702_9112508_8285826 _n.jpg

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/264074_10150291390291703_502441702_9112618_1130129 _n.jpg

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/262084_10150291387476703_502441702_9112487_7405605 _n.jpg

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/269889_10150291388221703_502441702_9112522_581207_ n.jpg

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/263429_10150291388066703_502441702_9112514_2082424 _n.jpg

03-07-11, 11:01 AM
https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/259959_10150291389191703_502441702_9112569_4340791 _n.jpg

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/262659_10150291387506703_502441702_9112488_1303812 _n.jpg

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/260374_10150291388091703_502441702_9112515_4127180 _n.jpg

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/263509_10150291388441703_502441702_9112534_260006_ n.jpg

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/270364_10150291388481703_502441702_9112535_1190801 _n.jpg

03-07-11, 08:57 PM
some pictures

03-07-11, 10:31 PM
Great pics and really nice to sit here and look at them over a cold beer.

Will get the video off the GoPro after the dog walk.........

03-07-11, 11:02 PM
Unfortunately they are not uploading in sequential order which screws up some of the sequenced shots. You can see the number of the photo on the bottom right when it opens up.

03-07-11, 11:16 PM
out of sinc again-

03-07-11, 11:23 PM
final pics

04-07-11, 03:02 PM
Great pics!!!
Thank you

04-07-11, 04:08 PM
Can really see some issues with my riding style that I need to work on. Great shots Firebolt.......

04-07-11, 06:00 PM
Can really see some issues with my riding style that I need to work on. Great shots Firebolt.......Taking photo's and video's one's riding really helps. I'm gonna try and bring the go pro everytime

04-07-11, 06:38 PM
Can really see some issues with my riding style that I need to work on. Great shots Firebolt.......

Actually I was thinking it might be a good idea for me or anyone else with a camera to just set it up on one corner on a busy day when there lots of riders with different abilities. Then you could sit watch your line vs. the others. Go Pro might be good for this too. Set a few up on different corners.

04-07-11, 06:55 PM
Thanks for the pictures !

The idea with the camera's is fantastic ! We are so many now that have a Go Pro or are in the process of getting one that we may be able to cover all corners.
Man, we could beat GP coverage :-)


04-07-11, 08:38 PM
It's always good to look at pictures and watch a video of your riding posture... that's normally what they do at the riding schools.

Jav, did you get a chance to load our video ;)

04-07-11, 08:55 PM
Yep... Thanks Firebolt.... You confirmed I ride like Mick doohan. Haha. But it works for me. If I change it now it will be like Tiger Woods changing his swing after being the most dominant guy in golf. In other words I don't think it will help me to change now. To old....... Lol.

05-07-11, 01:48 AM
SLY refresher. Rusty but still fun..............


Youtube compress the files to crap. Original is really clear and large.

05-07-11, 02:34 AM
Mr J .............................


05-07-11, 03:02 AM
Mr G doing his thing...........


05-07-11, 08:57 AM
Great videos, thank you!!! time to get a camera ;)

05-07-11, 09:36 AM
Thanks for the vids Jav, will study for my improvement !

And I was about to ask who you are waving at when passing the finish line and after turn 2, some chick I was missing ??? Then I saw your entry in the other thread http://www.gaijinriders.com/showthread.php?7850-Another-Go-Pro-Group-Buy/page2, man you DO need a new helmet!