What would you do ??

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If you were getting your bike ready to race what are the three most important thing you would do or change ??
 

truespode

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Depends on the time. Are you talking the night before or a few minutes before going to the line?

If it is right before going to the line I usually take a leak, sip some water and slap my helmet :)

If it is the night before I make sure the tire pressure is good, new air filter and oil.

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so do you pee right beside your bike on the line. LOL, I was jsut trying to see what guys were doing a few days prior, I race already, but wanted to see if I am neglecting anything.
 

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Originally posted by Truespode
...I usually take a leak...and slap my helmet ...
TMI, TMI!!! :debil:
 

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Great timely question. I'm riding my first enduro this weekend. First real dirtbike event in more years than I have fingers and toes.

Here's what I did last night:

- check tire air pressure (12 front, 10 rear)
- clean air filter (oil & reinstall tonight)
- check chain tension and oil
- change trans oil
- install front fender bag & tools

No matter.... I'm sure I'll forget something like my wallet or boots or whatever I can to ruin my weekend. :ugg:
 
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#7
not that i know a darned thing, but i prefer to ride (at least a couple miles) on any work i do before a race. how many times have you had to stop on a ride and make another subtle adjustment after working on your bike?

don't let it wait until the last minute, unless you're a factory mechanic and make no mistakes. if all is well, the night before a race i pack my bike in the truck, and double check all my gear, and relax.
-mark
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Ivans just marking his territory :)
 

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Ya'll have all missed the bus!! gas man, I mean fuel!! Then ya take a leak and pray then GAS IT.
 

truespode

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Originally posted by SK 250
so do you pee right beside your bike on the line. LOL.
That reminds me of the time at Top Gun when we were in staging and Gomer asked me to hold his bike and he ran to the tree line about 20 feet away to take a whiz. It seems that no matter how much he drinks he rarely has to go to the bathroom unless the start of a race is near :)

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I like to listen to some Barbara Streisand and make sure I don't have any wrinkles in my jersey before a moto. :aj:
 
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Pee, bleed the forks, check tire pressure, put in gas, pee, go to the line and think about if I should get someone to hold my bike so I can go pee again.
 

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Pee! did I set the rebound? GAS! friggin plug fouled!!!!
I give up....................