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Old 05-22-2007, 11:46 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by ilovemyzx3 View Post
what all do i need equipment wise?
Most clubs have loaner helmets. You'll want some way to raise your tire pressures around 10psi, so maybe an air tank or 12v compressor and good dial-type tire gauge (no guarantee someone there will have air to spare).
Don't pump them up before you drive there - pressures that high are not safe on the street, and make sure to drop them back down before you leave. I put my valve caps in my pocket to remind me.

Chalk or white shoe polish can be used to mark the tires and make sure you're not rolling too far onto the sidewall (make 3-4 marks on the sidewall up onto the tread).

Ask questions!!! I haven't found a club that wasn't full of helpful people - let them know you're a novice and they'll help with the course walk and any other questions you may have. Get a more experienced driver to ride with you if at all possible, and ride along as a passenger too if you can.

Have fun + be safe - those are the 2 most important things to remember.
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