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Over the last three years we have taken part in the National Road Rally, and enjoyed every minute of it. Now it's time to give something back so we will be operating the Lincoln checkpoint for 2016.
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First Trackday on the GSXR750K2 and beyond

So to my first Trackday on the GSXR. I had not done a huge amount in preparation for this outing. I got some¬†Bridgestone BT016Pro tyres as they were cheap and had good reviews, and i always used to be a Bridgestone man. Every set of tyres I bought in the past has been Bridgestone, if I was just changing one I would usually match up to the existing tyre on the bike. I had done some road miles to get the tyre bedded in as I did not fancy scrubbing in the tyre at Cadwell!!!! On the road I had seemed to gel with the bike and I went well on it, though the gear change was a little stiff after I had had to change 2nd and 6th gear…

Aprilia RSV Mille 2000

As you will remember I have not been getting on brilliantly with he GSXR on the track. With the modified footrests, one inch lower half inch back, I really liked the bike and was having fun at Cadwell but then I lost the back end at Mansfield. I thought it was the lower footpeg digging in and levering the rear tyre off the deck but now I’m not so sure. The next trackday I put the pegs back to the standard and while I stayed on the bike I couldn’t get on with the riding position. With my long legs and the pegs being so high I really couldn’t hang off the bike and I just couldn’t put a good …

National Rally 2014

Bladebert (now R-Bert) and I agreed that we would do the National Rally again this year as we had such a great time last year, to be honest I was thinking we must do this again on the way back from the last checkpoint in 2013.

We both sent off our entry forms, mine was in a little before Bladberts so I was number 36 while Bladbert was 136, there were around 515 entrants in total in the end. We didn’t get much chance to set a route, and after flirting with starting at the Ace Cafe in London we both agreed that a start point near Lincoln was the way to go.

We then fleshed out a route that first headed West then curled…