Motorcycle Inspection Requirements

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 Motorcycle Technical Inspection Requirements (ALL EVENTS) 

All motorcycles must pass technical inspection before riding. If you bike fails technical inspection you cannot ride it on the track until the failure is corrected. Please make sure that your bike will pass technical inspection before arriving at the track.

• 70% tire tread remaining - no exceptions

• 70% brake pads remaining - no exceptions

• All levers must be tight and undamaged - brake, clutch, shifter, etc.

• The throttle must operate smoothly with no binding or sticking. When twisted the throttle must quickly return to the original position without binding or sticking.

• Properly adjusted and lubricated chain. No more than 1.5 inches of slack

  • No fluid leaks (safety wire is NOT required in NOVICE OR INTERMEDIATE groups)
  • No antifreeze in the bike - use water in the radiator or use Water Wetter mixed with distilled water or similar non-glycol solutions

• All glass and plastic (except tachometer/speedometer) must be taped over. We recommend using blue painters tape

• Mirrors removed or taped over

• Brake and headlight deactivated/unplugged

• Oil filter and drain plug must be secured and not leaking (place a dab of silicone or RTV on each point to ensure they are secure or use safety wire)

• Bodywork should fit snug to the bike and not be loose in any way

• GoPro or similar style cameras MUST BE TETHERED to your bike. No helmet mounted cameras of any kind are allowed.


If you crash or any part of your bike touches the ground (except for your tires) YOU MUST HAVE YOUR BIKE INSPECTED BEFORE GOING OUT ON THE TRACK. If you have an at-fault crash twice in one day you will not be allowed to ride any more that day.  If a staff member approaches you due to erratic lines or to discuss issues with your riding listen to what they are telling you. Any instance of not respecting a staff member will result in you being asked to leave the event. 


You should bring the basic tools you need to prep your bike for the track. This includes wrenches, screwdrivers, painter's tape (for covering glass and plastics) and other tools.  Keep a close eye on tire air pressure. Too much air or not enough air in a tire can be a disaster!  If you aren't sure what pressure to run go and see the tire vendor at the event. That person will be able to answer almost any tire-related questions you might have.


Stay hydrated! Even in cool weather you will sweat profusely when riding in a leather suit on a track!  Keep an eye on your pit area and those around you. Don't leave valuables laying around while you are out riding.  


Most of all, ride your ride. Don't fall into the trap of keeping up with a buddy or trying to improve your riding ability too quickly. If your mind or body tells you something listen to it! If you aren't comfortable at any time come back to your pit, find a staff member, and work out a solution. If something happens on track that makes you uncomfortable let an instructor or staff member know - don't take matters into your own hands.  


NO RACE MOTORS BEFORE 9AM OR AFTER 6PM


Here is a GENERAL timeline of how each day will be run:

 

Saturday 

7:00-8:10 Registration and Tech will be open  

8:15 Mandatory Rider's meeting (riders must attend or they can't ride) 

9:00 Track goes hot with A Group first, then I Group, then Novice, 20 minute sessions each 

12:00-1:00 Lunch  

1:00 Track goes hot same rotation as morning sessions 

5:00 - Event ends. 


Sunday 

7:00-8:10 Registration and Tech will open  

8:15 Mandatory Rider's meeting (riders must attend or they can't ride) 

9:00 Track goes hot with A Group first, then I Group, then Novice, 20 minute sessions each 

12:00-1:00 Lunch ( Sunday quiet time depending on track - no race motors, no announcements) 

1:00 Track goes hot same rotation as morning sessions 

5:00 - Event ends