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May 26th 2019, 08:16 AM   #1
 
  May 2019
  Pdx

  NSR50, RS85
Track Day

My son is 11 and wants to start riding. He has an Honda NSR50 stock, no mods. We would like to start riding on the track so if anyone knows a place he can ride with other minis please let me know.

Thanks in advance!
May 26th 2019, 09:55 AM   #2
 Brassneck's Avatar
 
  Apr 2016
  Seattle, WA

  '79 XS650; '01 FZ1
Theres a track in the Tri cities area, in Wash. that does mini motard racing...cant recall the name of it, and not sure of the age limits, but that may be an option.
May 26th 2019, 11:19 AM   #3
 Bowermad's Avatar
 
  Feb 2018
  Bend, OR

McMinnville also has a cart track that runs mini motos
May 26th 2019, 01:17 PM   #4
 fanatic291's Avatar
 
  Nov 2018
  Gig Harbor

  2016 Kawasaki ZX636R
Track Day

https://www.cascadiaminimoto.com/home

https://oregonlightweight.wixsite.co...h-requirements

I am in the same boat. I would like my 12 year old to come do track days with me.


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Edited by fanatic291 on May 26th 2019 at 01:20 PM
May 28th 2019, 08:01 AM   #5
 jared p's Avatar
 
  Jan 2016
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Check with the different track day orgs, have them look up what their insurance covers as far as a minimum age.
May 29th 2019, 03:52 PM   #6
 Bowermad's Avatar
 
  Feb 2018
  Bend, OR

So I have been thinking about this and getting everything set up to do it with my 10 year old son.

Leathers, helmet, gloves, boots & back protector. I was planning to bring him with me to ORP since it is not a super fast track (sub 130).

Now I have begun to reconsider....
I was shaking down the bike after doing track day upgrades. Running down the front straightaway in 4th gear and my front brake blew the bleeder screw. No brakes, 130+ mph, concrete wall, and a turn coming up...

Hairy situation, that I somehow kept the bike upright and in one piece. But, if my kid was on the back, it could have been much worse. So, Ill probably be keeping it a little more tame and in the C group when I have him on the back.

Safe riding all.
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