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Get Ready for a Race

When preparing for a ride or a race, it is important to make sure that your motorcycle is in top condition to avoid accident and to make sure you finish the race without problems. Aside from setting your safety gears for the race, prepare a check list so that you wont miss a detail.

Every sports mania, no matter what type of sports it is, should have a check list in place. A golf enthusiast checks on his golf bag to make sure he has all his golf clubs in place, including the best driver for beginners. A motor racing enthusiasts will do the same thing, he has to make his motor is in top shape which includes checking on suspension, fluids, tires, pressure, temperature, and check on the tracks for the race.

  • Know your suspension settings. If you are new to riding bikes, the top thing you should know is your bike’s suspension settings. It is important for you to know the names of each adjuster and its function. Take time to understand your suspension tuner.
  • Check your fluids. Check on your fork oil, engine oil, and break fluid. Every racer should be vigilant in changing fork oil and engine oil because of the amount of heat your bike gets on the track. Ask your mechanic or do it yourself. But be sure that you have the right instructions if you decide to do it yourself.

Other details you don’t want to miss:

  • Calibrate your tire gauge
  • Set tire pressure
  • Check suspension settings
  • Check the racing track
  • Check the temperature

Watch the video below for a detailed instruction on how to prepare for a race.

How to do a Motorcycle Trackday – Preparation and Track Etiquette