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First time at the new track up here and decided to take along a camera. Here are a couple of laps from 2 perspectives. As you can see I have a lot of work to do but I think I can be reasonably fast here. Sorry I am not very good at video editing, I don't even know how to add music :).


 

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Cool.
How did you mount the butt cam?
Rear cam is mounted using nothing more than flat stock, rubber washers and some bolts and lock washers. It was a quickly thrown together thing and I was surprised it didn't vibrate a ton. I would like to move the camera back a few inches so I think I will eventually try a Ram mount or something similar. I suppose you could use the stock plastic taillight housing somehow.

 

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Awesome! It was nice to see u were patient and waited for an appropriate time to pass slower riders on the outside even though if it were a true race u could have overtaken them sooner. I totally prefered the motor noise over any music and i think that was the first time i didnt mind being forced to stare at a guys ass:D

Id ride w u anytime! Seems like u have ur bike sorted out enough to be pretty quick. Mines holding me back but thats a good thing on the street i suppose:D
 

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Thanks for the kind words guys, it certainly is a fun track to ride, can't wait to get back out there. Yes JCM5, Rich and I were ridding buddies that day, good fun! You going out there again?
 

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Awesome video Bryce! I much prefer the sound of the twin vs adding music.

Are you planning on making it to the Ridge on August 20 for the Bellevue Ducati track day? I've signed up for it and will be bringing the 1000 SS over for my first track day on it and my first time at the Ridge as well. Won't know anyone there, so I would appreciate any pointers you might have.

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Jeff
 

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Awesome video Bryce! I much prefer the sound of the twin vs adding music.

Are you planning on making it to the Ridge on August 20 for the Bellevue Ducati track day? I've signed up for it and will be bringing the 1000 SS over for my first track day on it and my first time at the Ridge as well. Won't know anyone there, so I would appreciate any pointers you might have.

Regards,

Jeff
Hi Jeff,
Unfortunately I don't think I will be there on the 20th but don't worry there will be plenty of helpful folks around as well as many who are riding there for the first time. Take it slow to start until you learn the lines because you can see how many blind corners and rises/crests there are from the vid. I blew turn 4 coming over the blind crest my first session out and went off-roading.
I think the 2Fast group is running the day so they have good marshals/instructors, ask one to lead you around for a while until you get comfortable. There are vids up on you tube that are better than mine that can give you some more perspective as well. I'll try to scan my track map with my scribbles on it later.
Have fun!
Bryce
 
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