My first supermoto track time.

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  1. iyeager

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    I rode my first supermoto bike on a track on Friday. I took the SoCal Supermoto class, and I gotta say, it was awesome. I'm looking around for a used DRZ400 right now to keep doing this on a regular basis. I did have a lot of trouble getting my mind to think that moving to the outside of the bike was the proper way to take a corner so I focused mainly on staying slow and getting the form right. I made some good headway, I thought, and felt a lot more comfortable getting to the right side of the bike and brought some speed into and out of the corners. I'm also a ton more comfortable about the feel of a bike just moving around underneath me non-stop.

    A little review of the class. This was hands down the most easy-going and relaxed track school I have ever been to. Brian is super knowledgeable about supermoto and the way to get faster and has a way of speaking in a manner that helps you understand it in a few different ways. I had a great time and I can't imagine a better way to spend $200. Your money gets you the class, the bike, and all the track time you could ever want. I've done lots of track days and I know I have never had as much track time with any of them as I did here. It seems like it could go either way though as if there's a lot of karts there you could be sharing time with a number of other groups. You also get a ton of awesome pictures, available through Smugmug. I would highly recommend this to anyone even vaguely interested in blowing a day on a good time.

    Here's a link to the two different galleries from that day;
    Pic page One : Pic page Two : and a link to his website : Socal Supermoto.

    Edit: In case you can't tell by my name on the leathers, I'm in the red and white AGV's with the blue and white helmet on.
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    Do the go karts have a go around for the jumps?
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  4. iyeager

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    Yep, in the mornings we actually ran asphalt only and than they opened the dirt section in the afternoon.

    -Ian
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    booked a private group day because of this post....make sure you get a cut....hahahahaha

    Thanks for the report...
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    Hey Ian, thanks for the writeup and very happy you had a good time!

    Yeah we don't open the dirt until 1 or so. Going back and forth from dirt to asphalt gets pretty tiring quick, so usually we like to wait so that we don't exhaust all the riders by 1 o'clock!
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