Originally Posted by garandman
Rent. I rented a well set up Ducati 900ss for $250.
Otherwise, some track day events are pretty mellow and you can just go out and do your best, have fun and don't worry about it.
It's fun regardless of what you are riding. Actually the V-Strom acquits itself surprisingly well.
Loudon, turn 2?
Took the GS up there this year. All kinds of fun :)