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It can be frustrating to arrive at the track and realize that a lot of stuff that you needed or would really like to have has been left at home.

Here a list of things that I typically bring for a weekend at the racetrack. It may look a lot of stuff... and it actually is... just be patient, loading and unloading the truck, van or trailer may not be the fun part of the trip, but having your stuff around when you need them will make your weekend more comfortable and enjoyable.

Racing Stuff

  • Race Bike - Ready to race. Don't forget the keys!
  • Scoring Transmitter

Pit Stuff

Fluids/Consumables Tote

  • Axle Grease
  • Brake Fluid
  • Chain Lube/Wax
  • Fork Oil
  • Funnel (Clean Funnel)
  • Gas
  • Glass Cleaner (Windex) to clean helmet visor/wind screen
  • Motor Oil
  • Nitrile Gloves
  • Oil Pan to change oil
  • Paper Towels (Viva)
  • Rags
  • RTV
  • Safety Wire
  • Sun Screen
  • Water Wetter pre-mix
  • WD-40
  • Zip ties (several sizes)

Spares Tote

  • Air Compressor/Pump
  • Cotter Pins
  • Batteries for scoring transmitter
  • Duct Tape Same color as your bike and some to write on
  • Hose Clamps few sizes - a couple of big ones
  • Lap Timer (myChron)
  • Miscellaneous spacers, washers, nuts & bolts
  • Oil Filters
  • Scoring Transmitter (dbCom)
  • Spare Brake Lever
  • Spare Clutch Lever
  • Spare Handlebars
  • Spare Key
  • Spare Pegs/Rearsets
  • Spare Shift/Brake Pedal
  • Spark Plugs

Tool Box/Bag

  • AFM/CCS Rule Book
  • Alan Wrenches
  • Box-Ended Wrenches
  • Drill (Preferably cordless) & Drill Bits
  • Electrical Tape
  • Feeler Gauges
  • Flash Light
  • Mechanix Gloves
  • Needle Nose Pliers
  • Punches
  • Rubber Mallet/Hammer
  • Safety Wire Pliers
  • Safety Goggles
  • Screw Drivers
  • Service Manual
  • Sharpies
  • Socket Wrench w/ Sockets
  • Spare Keys to the Bike
  • Tape Measure
  • Tire Pressure Gauge
  • Torque Wrench
  • Wire Cutters

Gear Duffel

  • Back Protector
  • Ear Plugs (from sharpe safety)
  • Helmet
  • Helmet Visors - tinted, clear, etc.
  • Knee Pucks
  • Racing Boots
  • Racing Gloves
  • Racing Leathers

See also:
  Dirt Gear and Street Gear

Plus, spares on all of these if you've got 'em.

Food/Drink

  • BBQ and related paraphernalia
  • Chips or something salty
  • Cooler
  • Food
  • Lots of water/gatorade and drink it
 

In memory of Speedshop  LP Privateer  LP Racing  Aftershocks  Pirelli

July 28, 2015