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Rocky mountain Solo "Speed Train"

Postby Shadowden » Fri May 18, 2012 9:14

Is anybody else planning to do the Speed Train session at PPIR on June 9th? I won't be able to pull off the autocross the next day, but filled out my registration for the driving school. It seems like a really good opportunity to set yourself up for a very succesful first autocross if you haven't done one. Since I am as new as it gets, I'm looking forward to getting a lot of instruction.

http://www.rmsolo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=11487

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Postby jamiel » Sun May 20, 2012 9:14

I'll be working it as an instructor or safety steward. The school's are a great value.
A tip- have an instructor drive your car on the mini course with you riding. It's usually a revelation to see and feel what your car can really do. You can also watch their inputs, and where they are looking. When I do coaching rides, I'm mostly watching the student's "eyes and hands".
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Postby pyrrhus17 » Mon May 21, 2012 9:14

My wife and I will both be there we must need helmets .I looked at the local pawn shops here in Denver and no luck anybody know of a good place to get a autocross helmet ? For cheep? Thanks . patrick

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Postby ecam8000 » Mon May 21, 2012 9:14

RPM Motorsports just north of 6 ave on Wadsworth. They sell snell 5 & 10 helmets to autocrossers at a discount. Have bought open and full face between $70 - 100. Let them know you are with RMSolo and were told about the "discount". The last helmet we bought was marked $160 and we were out the door for $91. They are the bike shop practically under the light rail bridge over Wadsworth.
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Postby jamiel » Mon May 21, 2012 9:14

+1 for RPM
IT-Works Computer Services 970-405-4399 http://www.i-t-w.com/

2003 Protege5

91 Protege LX (sold)

90 626 (sold)

90 Protege DX (sold)

81 VW Scirocco FSP autocross car.

SCCA RMSOLO COR region Chief of Safety- ask me about autocross

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Postby Shadowden » Mon May 21, 2012 9:14

What brand are the loaner helmets you guys have? I used one the last time instead of my moto full face and found it to be rather comfortable.

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Postby ecam8000 » Mon May 21, 2012 9:14

The loaner are a mixed box of helmets. I know at least a few are Bell. Best bet is to just simply try some on. Amanda's first helmet was a medium that ended up getting loose as it wore in. She switched to a tighter small full face helmet. As that has been breaking in, she says the fit and comfort is perfect.

Amanda and I will be at the school to help. If they have the room, I might even take a shot at being a student. Amanda did this class last year and really improved her racing! I need to try and catch back up. It is embarassing to have my 16 year old daughter drive faster than I can.
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Postby RX-7 Chris » Mon May 21, 2012 9:14

I wish my car was done, I'd be here
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Postby Shadowden » Tue Jun 05, 2012 9:14

I can't spare any more tire for this event. I've looked quite a bit for some reasonably priced tires to abuse, but haven't come up with anything.


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