Cresson August 13/14

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Re: Cresson August 13/14

Post by nitzer » Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:34 pm

Ok I've got a spot across from the classroom. I didn't set up my canopy because the winds were whipping and it started to rain. Tried to make the picture right side up but it didn't work. Probably going to get there by like 630 tomorrow morning now that I have set up the canopy.
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Re: Cresson August 13/14

Post by 111 » Fri Aug 12, 2016 10:55 pm

If you are able save me some space next to you. I'd like to to bump some Canopy if you don't mind. I'm going to try to be there by 630
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Re: Cresson August 13/14

Post by shilka99 » Sun Aug 14, 2016 4:17 pm

What happened out there today? I'm hearing some bad stories of a death on the track. Do any of you guys who were out there today have any real news? I'll i'm hearing is wild speculation.
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Re: Cresson August 13/14

Post by 111 » Sun Aug 14, 2016 8:36 pm

No idea. First I've heard of it.
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Re: Cresson August 13/14

Post by 111 » Sun Aug 14, 2016 8:43 pm

randy posted on motodfw verifying that there was a fatality. No details
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Re: Cresson August 13/14

Post by dufremle » Sun Aug 14, 2016 10:34 pm

That sucks
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Re: Cresson August 13/14

Post by nitzer » Sun Aug 14, 2016 10:53 pm

Level 2 run group. 3 bikes involved. From what I heard one bike clipped the inside curb going into ricochet and went down. From there it's all fuzzy. Some say the rider was struck trying to reenter the track. One of the downed riders started CPR immediately. It was the first session of the day after round robin. I was waiting under the awning waiting to enter the track when it happened. Level one never got on the track and they cancelled the track day about 2 hours after the rider went down. They never announced that the rider had passed away, but we all figured it out. First clue was when the police shows up and went out on the track.
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Re: Cresson August 13/14

Post by JTChiTown » Mon Aug 15, 2016 10:13 am

This is very sad to hear. I'm hoping to learn more of the story. Every crash, off, or close call is an opportunity to learn, and I certainly want to know what led to this so I'm comfortable not making the same mistakes if I'm ever on that track.
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Re: Cresson August 13/14

Post by soslow » Mon Aug 15, 2016 11:32 am

Wow that is terrible.
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Re: Cresson August 13/14

Post by Tooner » Mon Aug 15, 2016 11:34 am

OMG! wow, this is nuts just being there on Saturday! I definitely won't be going back until I get my brakes to stop defaulting mid run to the non ABS fail safe! I didn't say anything Saturday because I thought they would take me off the track and maybe that would have been the smarter thing to do... Dam that sucks that someone died!
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Re: Cresson August 13/14

Post by nitzer » Tue Aug 16, 2016 10:40 am

http://www.cleburnetimesreview.com/moto ... f4087.html

http://hcnews.com/pages/featured/man-di ... ort-ranch/

So it did happen how I heard it. He clipped the inside curb in ricochet and was struck by another rider.
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Re: Cresson August 13/14

Post by JTChiTown » Fri Aug 19, 2016 1:24 pm

Did some more digging. It appears that the riders helmet had a quick release on it that failed.
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Re: Cresson August 13/14

Post by fixxervi6 » Fri Aug 19, 2016 8:45 pm

I have never trusted those
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Re: Cresson August 13/14

Post by JTChiTown » Sat Aug 20, 2016 1:48 pm

I'm honestly surprised they are allowed ln the track. Something tells me if this story is true, they won't be for long....
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Re: Cresson August 13/14

Post by nitzer » Tue Aug 30, 2016 4:08 pm

Make up day is the 31st of October. I guess since I was the only one there from the club the rest of ya probably don't care unless you are going to attend on the 31st.
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Re: Cresson August 13/14

Post by Telomere » Tue Aug 30, 2016 9:00 pm

nitzer wrote:Make up day is the 31st of October. I guess since I was the only one there from the club the rest of ya probably don't care unless you are going to attend on the 31st.
Nope...don't care not because you will be there but because it is HALLOWEEN!!! We take that shit seriously in this house. IF it wasn't halloween, I would come to the track to annoy you (you wouldn't expect anything less from me) :D .

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