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Kevin Schwantz Suzuki School 10 62.50%
Freddie Spencer High-Performance Riding School 6 37.50%
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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 11-18-2006, 12:58 PM Thread Starter
 
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Which motorcycle school would you go to?

Kevin Schwantz Suzuki School

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Freddie Spencer High-Performance riding School
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I'd be willing to bet that it really doesn't matter which one you pick. However, personal riding styles do differ, so you may do better at one than another simply because of the instructors thoughts about body position. But if this is your first school, then flip a coin as the basics are same regardless of where you go.
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All things being equal, id do Schwantz before Spencer because im a fan. But what ever is more convienent would probably be my choice. Still id do Pridmores Star school first because its less expensive.
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I'd be willing to bet that it really doesn't matter which one you pick. However, personal riding styles do differ, so you may do better at one than another simply because of the instructors thoughts about body position. But if this is your first school, then flip a coin as the basics are same regardless of where you go.

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I know one person that I believe has been to atleast one of those, if not both... but he's not a posting member here!

So I suggest Pippi drops in and comments..

Further... moved this to the right forum.




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post #7 of 20 (permalink) Old 11-20-2006, 04:37 AM
 
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Spencer was a mad man in the 80's. I chose Schwantz because he seems like my kind of guy.
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I had a great time at the 2 day Primore Star school for about 1/3 the money! But out of those 2 schools it depends on what you want...Spencer's school is in Vegas (and you know what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas) or the new Utah track depending on the year and I would love to get that in depth analysis from Spencer and Ienatch (Nick former 2 stroke race and magazine contributor).

Schwantz is one of my long time hero's and has CMRA ties. But his school is only on Suzuki's and I don't think he gives 2 up rides. Then his school is at Road Atlanta and I dont care for that track much...
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Neither. I would attend Keith Code's Cali Superbike School. Code is a genius.

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i'd like to attend a wheelie school sometime. anyone ever do that? but i digress....
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i'd like to attend a wheelie school sometime. anyone ever do that? but i digress....
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I want to kevin shantz's school because they have on right here in my area at road atlanta I like the bikes too. I hint every year around this time for maybe a christmas gift certificate, but I am afraid when i finally get a racing school/experience it will be petty nascar thing. My family thinking that because I love racing I need nascar related gifts every christmas even though I really love all racing thats not nascar its the thought that counts anyhow.
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Kevin Schwantz Suzuki School gets my vote
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Spencer's school is stricly Honda's isn't it?
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I'd go Schwantz.



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Kevin Schwantz Suzuki School gets my vote
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i just went to codes school it was good a lot more than i expected being a total rookie that i am
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post #18 of 20 (permalink) Old 12-02-2006, 06:37 PM
 
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The mag Sportbikes just did a review of both, (Aug and Sept, I think). Shwantz School is a little more race oriented, although Spencer offers a class just for racers, too.
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Which motorcycle school would you go to?

Hard to answer - Spenser is stricktly HONDA, Schwantz is strictly Suzuki (although both offer the bike rental included itn their prices).

Code comes up here to NH (NHIS) but teaches lines that completely incorrect.
The local racers (of which I am one) kinda laugh when they see what lines he teaches. But the rest of his curriculum is great.

Flip a coin and be done with it.
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