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Alpinestars SP-1 One Piece Leather Suit Review #23

Posted by epswahn on September 27, 2014 at 6:35 PM Comments comments (1)


 

Alpinestars SP-1 One Piece Leather Suit Review



To call this suit an “entry level” product would be a disgrace. The Alpinestars SP-1 Leather Race Suit is an amazing product. While this isn't as glamorous as the full race replica suit, it's also not a slouch. This i...

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Helmets in a Nutshell #22

Posted by epswahn on September 27, 2014 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)



Helmets in a Nutshell

AGV – Arai – Bell – Icon – Schuberth – Scorpion – Shark – Shoei

 

Ordering a helmet online can seem intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. For every brand and model helmet we carry, there is a corresponding size chart and our staff personally knows the helmets. ...

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Knox Handroid Gloves #20

Posted by epswahn on July 18, 2014 at 11:20 PM Comments comments (0)

 (PIRC Crash gloves)


 

 

KNOX Handroid Gloves

 

 

 

This is the premier glove that KNOX Armor makes for motorcycles. The KNOX Handroid full gauntlet glove is the best glove on the market. They have palm sliders, a kangaroo leather palm, extra armor on the top of the hand, and the KNOX signature Boa lacing system. These gloves are good for all type...

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WERA @ Mid Ohio Regional + National #19

Posted by epswahn on July 18, 2014 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)



WERA @ Mid Ohio 07/14-15/14


This year’s Mid Ohio Sports Car Course event was held during the week again. Due to the vintage motorcycle days and the swap meet we got pushed back to Monday and Tuesday with no practice days before hand. With very little experience at this track, my goal was to drop my lap time from low 36s to 1:34s which is a pretty big jump but still possible.


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WERA at PIRC + A NEW Sponsor! #18

Posted by epswahn on July 10, 2014 at 6:30 AM Comments comments (0)



Round 3 – WERA @ Pittsburg International Race Complex


Forth of July weekend was the third round for the North Central Region. Unlike most weekends, there was no track day / practice day on Friday to learn the track and get comfortable. PIRC is about 4.5 hours from my house, so it’s not too far. I arrived after dark to set up my pit area and hung ...

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WERA Road Atlanta Cycle Jam 2014 #17

Posted by epswahn on June 14, 2014 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (1)



The 2014 WERA Cycle Jam at Road Atlanta was this past weekend 06/06-08/14. The annual Cycle Jam is WERA's mid season huge race event. Typically they have the Vintage, Endurance, Sportsman, and National series all race in one event. This year the WERA endurance rounds were combined with CMRA to create a new series called the US National Endurance Series. Due to the new partnership, there was no Enduranc...

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Autobahn Country Club - Sportbike Track Time #16

Posted by epswahn on June 12, 2014 at 11:35 PM Comments comments (0)



Memorial Day Weekend For the majority of the past few years since I’ve started riding on the track, I’ve gone to Autobahn Country Club for Memorial Day Weekend. It’s always nice to get to the track and not have to worry about lap times or racing and just ride. For me it’s a chance to get back to basics, try out different things, and have fun! The S...

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2014 Round 1 - WERA North Central Sportsman Series #15

Posted by epswahn on May 7, 2014 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (1)



As all racers know, time can come up on you very quickly in preparing for racing. My first test of the season was set for Gingerman Raceway the weekend before the first round of racing with WERA. Since I was working at the Sportbike Track Gear open house on Saturday 04/26/14, I left from there and went straight to the track with Sportbike Track Time. After setting ever...

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