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Ace
22-09-2004, 04:49 PM
Hey all, any body wanna post piccies of their paint job they have on their track bike? I am trying to get some ideas on what to paint/sticker the race glass I am getting. This is something I found with the euro wings, also being playing around with photo shop but without much luck.

The rim strips look abit dodgy on this one :lol:
http://ace.paritynetworks.com.au/albums/cool/600rr_black_euro_rim.sized.jpg
and (ignore the pink shit on the brakes, don't know what they were thinking with that one :roll:
http://ace.paritynetworks.com.au/albums/cool/600rr_black_and_white.sized.jpg

Thoughts suggestions :?:

Cheers

dugy
22-09-2004, 06:36 PM
Have you thought of some spray-on rubber for the front fairing?

Or maybe a hammertone finish? (camouflage for the stone chips?)

:wink:

Bulbous
22-09-2004, 09:41 PM
me and CAD are probably just going for an all over matt black jobbie..... and PSF stickers down the side..... :D

zipdrive
22-09-2004, 10:46 PM
i luv ten kate paint scheme..that's what i would do if i had a rr
http://tenkate.racesport.nl/DUgallery/pictures/Phillip_TenKate_0529.JPG

Luke
22-09-2004, 10:54 PM
you could go for the scheme that ive got at the moment, i like to call it a technicolour ghettocoat :lol:

http://members.westnet.com.au/lellis//rgvtail.jpg

ive got to get arount to painting it soon....

Jarrid
23-09-2004, 08:28 AM
heres a pic of mine with breanne riding it. it's all matt black with white number boards. i reckon it looks mint. if you have a flash looking bike then people might think you're a flash rider. matt black is as un-flash as you can get - just like my riding :?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v15/jarrid/bike/breanne2.jpg

Tex
23-09-2004, 08:55 AM
Depends what your after i think !
If you want a bike that stands out then i'd steer clear of the darker colours..unless your gonna do your bike like Leroy.
Black is an easy colour to fix and spray yourself.....something i should of considered :D :oops:
The bright coulours stand out really easy and you can recognise the bike wherever they are on the track.
With the decals and stickers you want to put on the bike it depends if you have sponsors that you want to promote, the more decals on the bike the less room to put sponsors stickers.
I'd post a pic of my bike , but i have no idea how to :roll: but i'll wait for calvin to post the pics of both of our bikes.....mind you it doesn't look that good anymore :( and the new paint scheme should be ready in a few weeks time !

RT
23-09-2004, 01:28 PM
Hey wilco love the colour sceme you got going there, very hippy and also the half polished rear mag is pimp :D 8)

You think it will be ready for the nov. racecraft??

Luke
23-09-2004, 02:54 PM
yea, ive sent the forms in today, im going in on the saturday!

Hewie
23-09-2004, 03:21 PM
are u plannin on racing ace ?? or just gettin race glass for ur bike ?

Ace
23-09-2004, 04:01 PM
are u plannin on racing ace ?? or just gettin race glass for ur bike ?

yeah probably, don't really have the funds and ways to race, depends on what times I can do on the 600. If I can manage under 70 then I suppose I will give it a craic. You wanna race as well? I would like nothing more that to tango with an 04 R1 :twisted: Leroy, Calvin and Tex can play up the front and we will play at the back.... practising the powerslides and wheelies :lol: :twisted:

Jarrid
23-09-2004, 04:37 PM
[If I can manage under 70 then I suppose I will give it a craic. You wanna race as well? I would like nothing more that to tango with an 04 R1 :twisted: Leroy, Calvin and Tex can play up the front and we will play at the back.... practising the powerslides and wheelies :lol: :twisted:

you'll be able to do 70's easy. i can do 70's with a fuct leg and little riding talent. you'll piss it in. i might even be racing you myself...

Hewie
24-09-2004, 08:03 AM
You wanna race as well? I would like nothing more that to tango with an 04 R1 :twisted: Leroy, Calvin and Tex can play up the front and we will play at the back.... practising the powerslides and wheelies :lol: :twisted:

i have been toying with tthe idea .. but i couldnt do it all the time due to other commitments .. i will have a look into it and see

dunno if it would be the R1 tho ... mite want to bring a 600

gohan
24-09-2004, 10:49 AM
You wanna race as well? I would like nothing more that to tango with an 04 R1 :twisted: Leroy, Calvin and Tex can play up the front and we will play at the back.... practising the powerslides and wheelies :lol: :twisted:

i have been toying with tthe idea .. but i couldnt do it all the time due to other commitments .. i will have a look into it and see

dunno if it would be the R1 tho ... mite want to bring a 600

you can do it on the cheap by buying ex race tyres for around $120 a set.they have around 40 laps on them.last you two race days, but dont expect to be up front.new tyres are needed to be up front and competitive.i can usually do 62-63,s with old tyres so dont see why anyone else cant when they up the pace.entry fees around $75,fuel$20 and you yearly lic.there is other things needed but you can getaway with it at a reasonable cost.

hokoyo
24-09-2004, 01:10 PM
http://us.f2.yahoofs.com/users/4153a6dbz4e1e5795/3364/__tn_/f002.jpg?phg36UBBsBCTl1Ok

http://us.f2.yahoofs.com/users/4153a6dbz4e1e5795/4fde/__tn_/7068.jpg?ph4A7UBBfH8IFAFQ

gohan
24-09-2004, 01:12 PM
http://us.f2.yahoofs.com/users/4153a6dbz4e1e5795/3364/__tn_/f002.jpg?phg36UBBsBCTl1Ok

http://us.f2.yahoofs.com/users/4153a6dbz4e1e5795/4fde/__tn_/7068.jpg?ph4A7UBBfH8IFAFQ


not sure about that one :roll: would feel as though im riding SUPERMAN :?
right on his crack :shock:

Hewie
24-09-2004, 01:29 PM
you can do it on the cheap by buying ex race tyres for around $120 a set.they have around 40 laps on them.last you two race days, but dont expect to be up front.new tyres are needed to be up front and competitive.i can usually do 62-63,s with old tyres so dont see why anyone else cant when they up the pace.entry fees around $75,fuel$20 and you yearly lic.there is other things needed but you can getaway with it at a reasonable cost.

im just unreasonable edgey about smashin up my new bike ...

thanks for the inifo leroy .. i mite have to look at it a bit more if i can do it on the cheap ..

im happy to be at the back .. just doing it for a laff anyways

Tex
24-09-2004, 01:37 PM
Hewie , if you can't afford to crash your bike then my advice would be to not race it !
The only reason i say that is because regardless of how careful you are you may end up throwing the bike down the track , look at chookie for example(151) his fall wasn't his fault but it still trashed his bike big time ! even at the back of the field you may get taken down by another riders mistake.
:D

Hewie
24-09-2004, 01:54 PM
Hewie , if you can't afford to crash your bike then my advice would be to not race it !
The only reason i say that is because regardless of how careful you are you may end up throwing the bike down the track , look at chookie for example(151) his fall wasn't his fault but it still trashed his bike big time ! even at the back of the field you may get taken down by another riders mistake.
:D

thanks tex .. yeah i was thinking i mite pick up a cheap 600 (5k) and punish that ... i would like to keep my new baby in one piece. .

the race glass for it is for track day : ) ..

Tex
24-09-2004, 04:03 PM
Thats what i did with my first race bike, paid a couple of grand for it . I intended to ride it for the whole season, but got bitten by the bug and ended up trading in my road bike for a brand new 600rr :D
I think when you enter racing you have to be prepared to come off, look at the psb guys who race, Myself 3 falls, Leroy 3 falls, Zipdrive 3 falls, Calvin 2 falls, Jim 2 falls and chookie 1 fall,
Some of those falls were pretty minor , and some were big get offs, but at the end of the day it's going to happen.....but on a good note thats 14 crashes , most at reasonably high speed and i think the worst injury was leroys concusion....imagine 14 high speed crashes on the road, :shock: gutters trees and cars...chances are riders wouldn't of walked away, I'd rather race on the track any day than do it on the road :D