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Old 08-08-2014, 09:43 AM   #31
LittleRedToyota
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I try to show up to work early and practice in the empty parking lot. I approach the parking spaces from different directions. Like doing u turns within the length of a space. Or figure eights between 3 or 4 spaces. I don't use any cones so there isn't anything to carry or pick up. And if anyone approaches, just go.
i do the same thing after work. i leave later than most people, so the parking lot is usually nearly empty. i also use the parking space lines as boundaries.

no one has ever approached me, but i wouldn't leave even if they did. i'm actually supposed to be there, so no issues. the building owner is a cool guy...don't think he would care. if he did, the extent of it would be "sorry to rain on your parade, but i'm worried about liability, so please stop doing that."
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Old 08-08-2014, 12:04 PM   #32
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Two recommendations:

1. IME the absolute best parking lots for practice are multiplex movie theater parking lots. They're big, the asphalt's usually in great shape, and unlike "big box" store lots or schools on the weekends, they remain empty throughout the morning with no interloping traffic.

2. I endorse those flat cones for practice, you can ride over those all day long and it won't upset the bike in the least.
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Old 08-08-2014, 12:13 PM   #33
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Give this a read. Lots of info & suggestions, Lot course maps, technique support, etc.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...light=GYmkhana
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