Gymkhana

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by Vulfy, May 6, 2012.

  1. Motogymkhanaman

    Motogymkhanaman Been here awhile

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  2. ohgood

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    this !

    sweeping misses a lot of garbage the blower will not. the difference is grip, heaping helpings. hire a lawn service guy to do it once if you don't have a backpack. money well spent.
  3. Motogymkhanaman

    Motogymkhanaman Been here awhile

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    Some more action from Amsterdam

    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Bikr0xyDqB4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
  4. Harvey Krumpet

    Harvey Krumpet Been here awhile

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    :clapCheers for the vid & photos.


    The photos say it all really, an equal opportunity sport regardless of bike or gender.
  5. Ming Chen

    Ming Chen Adventurer

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    Hi to all,

    From beautiful Mauritius.

    I am trying to start Moto Gymkhana over here but UK and Japan won't respond.

    So we're on our own and trying to make things happen. Lucky that we have Youtube for that.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7z69gUNnJaM

    That is on a Honda 919 with distance of 3 mts between cones.
  6. TheWall

    TheWall 0 miles and counting

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    Welcome! :clap
  7. Motogymkhanaman

    Motogymkhanaman Been here awhile

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    Hi there, sorry we haven't answered your messages, where did you send them?

    No matter, you have found this forum which is a pretty good place to start and as I am the Chairman of the Moto Gymkhana Association in the UK, I will try and give you as much help as possible.


    Check out the UK website at www.motogymkhana.org or send an email to duncan@motogymkhana.org and we will help you to get started.

    Nice riding in the Youtube videos by the way!
  8. liquid_ice

    liquid_ice Been here awhile

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    As stated before, there must be some kind of miscommunication. The UK team is very helpful, contact Duncan, and every thing is going to be allright, haha.


    << just because I'm curious >>
    I'm trying to create a list of countries Gymkhana is done / setting up and how active it is, you guys can help me, right:

    Japan - 35+ years and quite big
    UK - 2 years
    USA - couple of years, 3 local chapters
    Neatherlands - half a year - 4 events untill now
    Poland - ?
    Belgium - 1 Year and few events
    Mauritius - Just comming

    Who did I forget forget and how big are you guys?
  9. Ming Chen

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    Sounds more like porn than anything else, but thanks for the info and support.
  10. Redclayrider

    Redclayrider Long time gone

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    In the USA, Amgrass. http://amgrass.com/ Been at it for a couple of years. This year the turn outs for the events have gotten bigger.
  11. Ming Chen

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    Can anybody tell me the distance between the cones and from the start.

    A drawing would help.

    Thanks.
  12. liquid_ice

    liquid_ice Been here awhile

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    This is what you are looking for?

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    and the cloverleaf:
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    and the slow cone weave
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  13. Ming Chen

    Ming Chen Adventurer

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    Thanks a million, Liquid_Ice.

    This place is like paradise,
  14. Ming Chen

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    If you have track plans, please post.

    They are very helpful.

    Thanks
  15. Ming Chen

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    How many times we should do it from start to finish?

    I've a lot of attempts for under 30 seconds.
  16. Motogymkhanaman

    Motogymkhanaman Been here awhile

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    This Youtube Playlist will give a lot of information on Moto Gymkhana as well as how to run the GP8.

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  17. Motogymkhanaman

    Motogymkhanaman Been here awhile

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    It has only been two years since the sport came out of Japan and since then Moto Gymkhana groups have started in:-

    UK, USA, Canada, Poland, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Netherlands, Thailand and now the beautiful Indian Ocean island of Mauritius!

    That means there are still lots of countries and territories that have still to find out how wonderful the sport of Moto Gymkhana is, but we do like a challenge and eventually everybody will be doing it.
  18. Harvey Krumpet

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    :eek1That would fit with how long it has been on my radar. Wow.
    I intended posting a link to the NZ gymkhana website but it seems to have shrugged off this mortal coil. To the best of my knowledge we have had one event in Taupo.
    We are a country of just over 4 million people based in a few cities on two islands stretching 1500km. I guess it's hard to get riders off the road, all our roads are fantastic on a bike.
    There is interest but not a lot of momentum & I live in the Far North, self explanatory.
  19. ohgood

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    so many things would never work in the usa...

    tennis courts are for tennis, exclusively ! recreation areas are for one purpose only, no other activities shall cross mingle !

    you're going to put (gasp) tire marks on the pavement !

    no helmet ! gasp !

    glad you are having fun, please spread the logic of FUN as much as possible. we're trying here ;-)
  20. Ming Chen

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    I know, we should not use tennis courts for gymkhana but the place is not in good shape, so might as well.

    But for sure no brake marks as the space is relatively small and that we do not get to go that fast.

    For helmets I totally agree, we should wear them whenever we ride. But here, we are in our first days and with the helmets we cannot communicate properly. Hope that we will keep things under control and have great fun.