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Old 08-12-2007, 09:12 AM   #1
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just being bored,and was wondering if theres any practical use for bluetooth on drivers stand??i race gas cars and would think for the pits that would be good ,your pit guy guy could suggest a good lap to pit on and inform you,and you would be sure hes ready as well.he could tell you track position,all kinds of stuff i suppose the ? is will it cause glitches,or does it bother other drivers?what about kneck straps?im thinking about getting one for my ex10.any suggestions on a good one.anyone got any input as to whether they are worth a crap?oh yeah and what about glasses,polarized or not,hats too????input on any of these items to make my time on the stand would be greatly appreciated.dont know if there is a thead pertaining to this stuff already if not maybe this will be it,seems to me like an excellent topic??
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Old 08-12-2007, 12:12 PM   #2
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I'll answer the glasses part:

I have regular prescription glasses and just wore those for years. Sometimes up on the stand during a main the wind and sun made my eyes tear so bad i had to stop driving. I'm not the only driver having this as our track is in a windy area and it's dusty.
After reading a thread here on glasses, i went to wal-mart in the fishing section and bought myself a pair of South Bend Fisherman's glasses with lanyard. These fit over my regular glasses and are big enough to cover my entire eye. I can now drive in complete comfort and my eyes never tear. 13$ can.
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I'll answer the glasses part:

I have regular prescription glasses and just wore those for years. Sometimes up on the stand during a main the wind and sun made my eyes tear so bad i had to stop driving. I'm not the only driver having this as our track is in a windy area and it's dusty.
After reading a thread here on glasses, i went to wal-mart in the fishing section and bought myself a pair of South Bend Fisherman's glasses with lanyard. These fit over my regular glasses and are big enough to cover my entire eye. I can now drive in complete comfort and my eyes never tear. 13$ can.
I have the same problem im going to try those out and see if it helps.
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Here's a picture of what they look like. they are big, but that's what you want. This is at www.rcpikeriver.com . It's the nicest permanent on road track in quebec.

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I find sunglasses help even if the sun's behind you ,there seems to be more definition not to mention .I'll put them up tight to my face to keep the wind out and keep my eyes from tearing.
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When I race off road and its windy and dusty, I wear snowmoble goggles. Only during those conditions. I do use a neck strap. After running 30-45 minute mains, my M11 can cramp an arm. I don't care for the blue tooth. Some guys wear ear phones and listen to I pods. I don't have a problem with that.
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BTW I wear carbon fibre like frames.It seems to take a couple of tenths off.
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You must have your biceps FIT!!! specialy for long mains.
Grab a weight and you must be able to make series for 2-3 series for 40+ reps. on the last reps you need to feel it burning!!! but the tick is HIGH REPETITION work-out.
3 times a week is better than nothing...
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You must have your biceps FIT!!! specialy for long mains.
Grab a weight and you must be able to make series for 2-3 series for 40+ reps. on the last reps you need to feel it burning!!! but the tick is HIGH REPETITION work-out.
3 times a week is better than nothing...
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Running a M11 especially on long mains will build muscles!!
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you guys use any specific straps,or they all the same??id really like some feedback on the blue tooth please,anyone use it ever????
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I use a camera neck strap $15.00 or On my M11, I use a wide Big Dogs neck strap. $4.00 . Nothing spectacular. I don't use the blue tooth.
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