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Updated 8 months 2 weeks ago
For the 15th track day, we were headed to Buttonwillow CA. I haven't been at this track since my third track day, and I've had a ton of modifications and seat time since then. I was definitely looking forward to seeing how the car handled!...
Updated 1 year 1 month ago
So the next track day for the Miata was a nice weather day at Streets Of Willow. This time we'd be putting the car to the test as it was going to be servicing two drivers the entire time in two different back to back sessions. The seating situation...
Updated 1 year 2 months ago
For whatever reason, late March through April is becomiing quite the busy week for us with track days. Monday March 27th we were just at Streets Of Willow, and here we are again just six days later at Willow Springs driving the cars again!For this...
Updated 1 year 2 months ago
So the Miata made it out to yet another track day, this time at Streets of Willow (SOW) Counter Clockwise (CCW). Boh was driving the car, and the track day was focused primarily on her working with an instructor to continue to improve her shifting...
Updated 1 year 2 months ago
After a brief hiatus from track days, I finally got out again! Yet again, we found ourselves at Streets of Willow (SOW). I'll admit at this point 90% of our track days occur here and I'm starting to get a bit bored of this track. That said, there's...
Updated 1 year 4 months ago
So the fifth track day out for the NC Miata was yet another success at Streets of Willow. We were running Clockwise, which is the direction my GF prefers driving this track in, so she was happy. Unfortunately, overnight freezing temps and a lot of...
Updated 1 year 4 months ago
So our NC Miata fills a lot of roles. It's taught and continues to teach my GF to drive a manual, it's served as a track car for her, and it's a buddy or backup car for everybody else. With the needs of this car being so diverse, figuring out just...
Updated 1 year 4 months ago
So my 12th track day is now in the books. The temperatures were again quite cold and windy. As with last time I struggled a bit with tire temperatures and traction, but dropped my tire pressures a bit further and seemed to get better traction. I...
Updated 6 months 1 day ago
The time between these last few track days was quite significant, clocking in at over 30 days. I generally am trying to run at least a track day a month, so this was quite the gap from that goal. However California was having a ton of rainy weather...
Updated 1 year 5 months ago
This page will serve as a place for me to keep notes on various details about maintaining and servicing the bike. It is currently in it's infancy, but will grow to contain useful information that I will likely need to refer back to at any given...

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