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      02-27-2019, 10:54 PM   #45
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The person who wants to ban helmets b/c of stickers is likely someone who works with a hardhat or inspects places that require a hardhat. It's old school to ban stickers b/c they could hide cracks. Stems from an OSHA rule on hardhats stating that the surface must be free from cracks. If you can't see the surface how can you be sure there isn't a crack on it. Oh, I don't know, feel with my fingers or drag a fingernail across the sticker.

They don't inspect brake rotors that closely and a cracked rotor could cause you to need a helmet, but yeah, go ahead and ban a guy for having a sticker on their helmet...<sigh> #nozealots
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      02-28-2019, 12:25 PM   #46
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All of my stickers are covering cracks that's why there's so many and they're little squiggly lines
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      02-28-2019, 01:54 PM   #47
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Do yourselves a favor and put a label on your helmet with your name, blood type, and date of last tetanus shot. Hopefully it will never be needed, but in case it is, first responders have the info needed to help.
The #sendit sticker is gone but the mentality remains.
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The only sticker I have on mine. My shop logo.
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Umm no. Ainít nobody gonna tell me to remove the longhorn and panda stickers

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Umm no. Ainít nobody gonna tell me to remove the longhorn and panda stickers

Bonus points for track night sticker. I wonder what this years color is.
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Bonus points for track night sticker. I wonder what this years color is.
2018 was blue, so probably blue. That sticker should go, but it'll probably leave residue behind
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2018 was blue, so probably blue. That sticker should go, but it'll probably leave residue behind
That it is like a badge of honor.

I love Track Night events, but there are certainly some characters at those events. Being the cheapest event to hit the track brings out some interesting people and "interesting" driving styles.
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Way too many horror stories about Track Night in America. I'll never do one. I understand the desire to attract more people and give them an outlet to try this, but it also seems to attract a lot of absolute retards.

"Bro watch me drift my slammed Golf around this corner"
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Way too many horror stories about Track Night in America. I'll never do one. I understand the desire to attract more people and give them an outlet to try this, but it also seems to attract a lot of absolute retards.

"Bro watch me drift my slammed Golf around this corner"
*crashing intensifies*
I have done 3 or 4 Track Night in America events.

Here is where the horror stories live. In the intermediate level.

Novice is filled with either:
A. people who are scared shitless of being on the track for their first time and either give everyone a point by or they start at the back and you lap them in a 20 min session
B. a few people like myself who are smart enough to know that Intermediate is the most dangerous level filled with people who "think" they can drive better than they can, so you decide to run Novice to stay away from that danger

My first track night event I attended because lets face it its $150 for 3x 20 min sessions, cant beat that. I personally drive at experienced/intermediate level. I did the first event with TNiA at Intermediate level, never again.

Now, I just do Novice and just lap everyone. Sometimes I get stuck behind the people with egos that dont want to give point bys, but overall its way safer to run with less experienced people. I realize that is ass backwards from driving on the road, but the guy who is scared to wreck his baby in Novice is more safe than the race hero in intermediate who almost hits everyone.

Summary - I have 10+ track days under my belt, I still run Novice at TNiA (only their events others I do Inter), because people think they can drive better than they can.
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Fair points, and I have heard that as well. Honestly, I think intermediate can be the riskiest group for any track day.

Anyway, back to the topic: stickers!
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Anyway, back to the topic: stickers!
Darn straight
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Umm no. Ainít nobody gonna tell me to remove the longhorn and panda stickers

Somebody put a uterus on your helmet.
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My James Hunt tribute helmet. All paint. 8 layers of clear coat. Tough to show all details like the fades and sparkle on the paint. But my painter mimicked the fade and even tilt of the original hand painted JH helmet. Simple and I love it.
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my potato quality sticker. I have a blue chrome shield. I'm waiting for SA2020 to get a new one.
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my potato quality sticker. I have a blue chrome shield. I'm waiting for SA2020 to get a new one.
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Took a few pics.

RayBan because team scuderia
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How do you like that mirrored face shield? Is there ever a time when it is too dark?
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Thanks for sharing, any significance to the three auto/start decals?
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