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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    One of our UK riders has produced a diagram of the Siso GP course, but has split it up into five sections to make it much easier to remember. I'll dig it out and post it up.
  2. TheWall

    TheWall 0 miles and counting

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    Awesome! I can't wait to see it; the video had me pretty thoroughly confused :huh
  3. liquid_ice

    liquid_ice Been here awhile

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    You mean this one?
  4. Motogymkhanaman

    Motogymkhanaman Been here awhile

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    Hopefully this is the page from the Adachi System Course Catalogue that shows the five parts of the Siso GP.

    Hopefully it will make it much easier to memorise. Please let me know if you still have problems.

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  5. TheWall

    TheWall 0 miles and counting

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    Ahhh, now I get it!

    Dang...guess I'm slow on *AND* off the bike :D
  6. ohgood

    ohgood Long timer

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    Braaaaaaap, slide, power slide, brfaaaaaaaaaaAAAAp, slide, clllllllluuuuuutch, brake squeal, done !


    (Stage 5 looks like funnnnn!!!)
  7. Motogymkhanaman

    Motogymkhanaman Been here awhile

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    Ok, it's in the very depths of winter and it's snowing, What better time to get out on the bike and get some Moto Gymkhana GP8 practice in!

    Sometimes I doubt the sanity of some of the British riders.

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  8. Harvey Krumpet

    Harvey Krumpet Been here awhile

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    :roflLove it. Spent many a happy day picking my bike up on snowy days in Scotland.
  9. Bill_Z

    Bill_Z Dude! chill,...

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    I remember riding my bicycle in the snow and that was challenging. Can't even imagine a motorbike in snow...well, I can imagine it, but don't want to do it.
  10. Storm Shadow

    Storm Shadow Thread Ninja

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    Were flooding and have a tropical cyclone

    send on a small touch screen by a guy with fat fingers
  11. Harvey Krumpet

    Harvey Krumpet Been here awhile

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    Your getting hammered. Again. Hope you live on a hill.
  12. chadhargis

    chadhargis Too tall for sportbikes

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    This looks like fun stuff.

    I've always enjoyed doing the u-turn box in my MSF courses. It's remarkably easy on a dual sport or a low slung cruiser, but things get interesting with a sportbike.

    I wonder how my Ninja 1000 would do. Might need to head to a parking lot and burn off a few thousand miles of clutch material. :D
  13. Storm Shadow

    Storm Shadow Thread Ninja

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    yeah im fine, im on one of the tallest places in oz infact, although in a bit of a vally where i actually live, but its fine,

    my brother on the other hand a few hundred km away has the water upto his arm pits under his house (its on stilts for flood proofing)

    but i did go for a ride today through some of it around here, just the bridges and rivers overflowed here,

    http://youtu.be/qO-h7aUk11w
  14. Harvey Krumpet

    Harvey Krumpet Been here awhile

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    Used to think the same thing but sprot bikes do just fine. Technique, you got to have the technique.

    Glad your not up to your arm pits in crocs & snakes SS. Watching the news it looks like half the continent is burning & the other half drowning.
    Some of the sparks have blown across the ditch & set Canterbury alight.

    You should get your butt over here, we got corners.

    http://youtu.be/naNvamsGUvE

    http://youtu.be/3knjXinsTm4

    This was part of my G/F's biggest ride to date. She's going like a legend, I did give her a bollicking for not backing off going up the hill when it got wet. Her second slide slowed her own. All skills learned in a car park....
  15. TheWall

    TheWall 0 miles and counting

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    Give it a try and let us know! :D

    By the way, SS, glad you're out of the worst of the weather! Hope it stays that way for you.
  16. Storm Shadow

    Storm Shadow Thread Ninja

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    oh we got plenty of corners around here, unfortunetly,


    Gwydir highway on my door step,

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    water fall way, south of here,

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  17. Harvey Krumpet

    Harvey Krumpet Been here awhile

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    :lol3 Would that be a give way sign just prior to the waterfall?
    Spectacular!
  18. Storm Shadow

    Storm Shadow Thread Ninja

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    they kinda built the road around the water fall, in that section it goes to 1 lane, give way on one side. the water fall goes between the road and the cliff. but when it rains, it gets bigger, and of course, goes over the road.

    heres a ride about a year ago, you can see it in the back ground,
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    and you ask why were we stopped in the middle of the road? and special thanks to the kind lollypop lady who saw me taking a photo and asked if i wanted her to take one of us.

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  19. Motogymkhanaman

    Motogymkhanaman Been here awhile

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    Whilst we are still in the icy grip of winter it seems that most of our time is spent surfing Youtube videos to see if there is anything of interest.

    Although it's nothing to do with Moto Gymkhana, you guys might find it mildly entertaining.


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  20. atomicalex

    atomicalex silly aluminum boxes

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    So, uh, if a person wanted to find a basic rule book for this, where would one look?

    <-- goes off in search of coloured tennis balls to add to her bag of goodies...