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New year, new goals! Just wondering where you all plan to ride and what kind of goals you set for yourself each year.

I'll be coaching with the California Superbike School during some of their USA events and this year I'll also get a chance to teach with the Australia branch in the spring at both Sydney Motorsports Park and Phillip Island! Yay!

Each year I have a goal of attending/riding a different track (at least one!). There is also a chance I'll get to ride in Taiwan as well,

My riding goals are more of a physical one, I suffer from carpal tunnel and really tight muscles in my arms that make my hands, fingers and wrists go completely numb. Not good when riding all day so I'm working on strengthening my back and core and doing more yoga/chiro to see if that helps.

What are your track plans and riding goals for 2020?!
 

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My goals are to keep riding and improving. I want to get bumped from Intermediate to Advanced. I want to do my first race (and several more). And I want to hit some new tracks. Im riding NOLA for the first time later this week, driving down from Wisconsin because I'm going through bike withdrawal after my first ever winter. I'm used to riding year round in TX. Lol
 

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My goals are to keep riding and improving. I want to get bumped from Intermediate to Advanced. I want to do my first race (and several more). And I want to hit some new tracks. Im riding NOLA for the first time later this week, driving down from Wisconsin because I'm going through bike withdrawal after my first ever winter. I'm used to riding year round in TX. Lol
Nice!! First race and you will be hooked and HAVE to do more!! Hahahah and new tracks are a great way to practice and learn. Do you have a plan on how you are going to improve your riding and get bumped to Advances or will it just come from riding different tracks and racing? Do you think one riding technique is more important to focus on for a new racer or track day riders? Or that one specific technique will be the ticket to riding in the advanced group?
 

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Nice!! First race and you will be hooked and HAVE to do more!! Hahahah and new tracks are a great way to practice and learn. Do you have a plan on how you are going to improve your riding and get bumped to Advances or will it just come from riding different tracks and racing? Do you think one riding technique is more important to focus on for a new racer or track day riders? Or that one specific 192.168.100.1 192.168.1.1 technique will be the ticket to riding in the advanced group?
thanks for this answer
 

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Right?! It's been hard to get out and ride like we are used to, isn't it! With borders and international travel closed, I've not been able to get out to coach with the California Superbike School, which isn't only my job/livelihood but also my emotional and mental health outlet! I love riding and coaching and it's been really really hard to not ride as much as I'm used to.

As the strange situation in the world requires, we have to adapt our expectations and sometimes try something new. That being said, i've dusted off my Yamaha YZ 125 (which normally only sees a few days of trail riding/motocross track riding a few times per year) and taken up trail riding with a new group of friends! I've been riding 5 times in the last two weeks which is a new record for me on my dirtbike and I'm having a blast, even test riding the 2020 Beta 200 and Sherco 125. I'm in awe of the new people I've been meeting and the extensive series of trails that exist literally in my back yard.

Sometimes we have to alter our expectations and switch things up a little in order to adapt to changing world circumstances. Hope everyone can get a change to get some riding in! Here are a couple of photos from 8ftfaces.com
 

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