Featured Ng Racing Round 5 - Pembrey 13th & 14th July

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  1. Bad Billy

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    After a 6 week interval (seems longer!) following Cadwell NG Racing & the Formula Prostock Bandits are off to Pembrey in South Wales, close to 400 mile round trip for me!

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    So during the break I have put a new clutch in, as this was slipping at the last round, a normal full service that happens every other meeting, also put new rear brake pads in & a new Pirelli Super Corsa SC1 on the front & turned the rear so I get to wear the other side of that (more right corners on most tracks).
    I had fitted heavier fork springs & oil for previous round, this felt much better but loaded sag was still a little soft, so I have now put 20mm spacers in as well, that has loaded sag for front sitting bang on 25mm, ideal for racing.

    As always any Forum members that are going are welcome for a brew & a biscuit at BBR camper in the pits, I will have a couple of tickets available so if you need them PM me & I'll sort you out.

    If I get a race finish each day at this round, I will have my 10 signatures to upgrade from Novice to Clubman racer, and in turn get rid of the orange vest, so fingers crossed for no crashes or mechanical failures.

    Pembrey is another of the tracks I have never even seen so will be watching on board footage from Matt Baker riding my bike last year like below.

     
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  2. Ron Ashurst

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    Good Luck Billy
     
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  3. Yorkshireman

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    Looks like you’ve got to commit to those fast right handlers there Billy with not much run off. Hope you get the same weather as in the vid, I enjoyed it immensely. Ride well mate, lose that vest.
     
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  4. Bad Billy

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    Yep, let's hope the vest goes along with my chickenshit entry speed to fast corners! :blush:
     
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  5. Smilinjack

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    Good luck mate :)
     
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  6. Bad Billy

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    Thanks Alan, Cadwell seems a very long time ago! :)
    Really looking forward to racing again, need to improve drastically on the last couple of rounds, these were Miss Daisy type rides! :blush:
     
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  7. Smilinjack

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    Passed Cadwell today. Got my job in Lincoln finished early, so I took the scenic route home through the Wolds and out towards Market Rasen. Highlight has to have been passing the unfeasibly named Fanny Hands Lane! Really :grinning:
     
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    I must admit, some of the roads around Cadwell are nearly as good as the track!
    I would like to ride Cadwell again though, so far this season, Brands is still my favourite, Cadwell 2nd, then Donington, Snetterton however - if I never see that place again it would suit me just fine!
     
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  9. BB3Lions

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    That's a fair trek this weekend, not ridden the street with a rucksack so the tent is out the question.

    How's about a top to toe to top :)
     
  10. Bad Billy

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    How's feck off grab you? :p
     
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  11. Smilinjack

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    Harsh. But fair :)
     
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  12. BB3Lions

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    How rude.
     
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    Won’t you be needing new leathers :confused: what all the weight loss you’ve had :joy:
     
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  14. BB3Lions

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    He's been sat in wet leathers all week seeing if they'll shrink to his size.

    But in reality, we all know he looks like this before/after.

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  15. Tiglet

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    Enjoy Pembrey Billy

    Get those signatures and that’ll be one goal scored :)
     
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  16. Bad Billy

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    Feck off :p
     
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  17. Bad Billy

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    Not really, could have been worse, could have said yes :scream:
     
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  18. BB3Lions

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    I'd have brought booze for your better half :)
     
  19. Tiglet

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    I knew I had this book somewhere,,,found it at last.

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    Chapter 2 could be of interest to you Billy :laughing:

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    Enjoy bud,everyone I know that’s raced there love it.
     
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