Well this Saturday just gone was Nay’s first Ladies only Track Day at Barbagello raceway. It was a chance for the girls of Perth Street Bikes to go mad around the track and learn a thing or two. Don’t get me wrong, the day was structured to teach them from the ground up how to properly handle the bike.
The pictures below perfectly illustrate the progress Nay was making. Notice how she looks more comfortable on the bike, leaning over more and hugging the bike closer.
Well it was all going well until the last lap before lunch. Just as all the staff were pulling off the track as the ladies went round. Right at the first corner of the last lap. Nay went a little wide…
Me: That’s odd, I don’t recognise that number. This can’t be good.
Nay: I binned your bike! :(
She went wide, took one look a the fast approaching sand pit and that’s where she ended up. The on site ambulance officers raced to the corner and checked her over. Nothing major but a sore neck, so straight on with the neck brace. I raced straight up to the local hospital to meet her, she was still a little shaken up but all the toes and fingers were wiggling. A few quick xrays and she was given the okay to go home.
The Spada was a little bit worse for wear. It is however a little more streamlined. She managed to snap both mirrors clean off, luckily that’s pretty much where the damage list ends apart from a few scratches. The bike started after the off and was riding straight, so no major damage. :)