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dont feel bad if you fail your P's test...

Discussion in 'New Members - G'Day!' started by Rosco, Jun 28, 2011.

  1. Biking=happiness
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    Best of luck for your next attempt. Practice, practice and try to relax. Everything is so much easier when you are relaxed. Anyway, I reckon failing your first attempt makes you a better rider in the end. You get more practice and a dose of humility. :)
     
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    Suze, sorry to hear about a slight delay in upgrading to your Ps. Dont stress it though as the most important thing is that you know where you lost the points and you know have expereicne of the MOST in testing conditions. Next time you will nail it!
     
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    Sorry to hear this Suz!

    Chin up though... Get back on either of your bikes... And next time will be a breeze.
    Did you do the full day or just the test?
     
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    failing your P's is a bit of a right of passage, I did mine on a babyblade (CBR250RR) and clean sheeted all the way to the final test which was the emergency evasion. I was thinking it was in the bag and got a little exited and came in a little hot, by the time I had to swerve I was going too quick and managed to clip the half tennis ball with the rear tyre, it only moved about 1cm but any contact is an instant fail... I was more than pissed off at myself.

    But on the positive side, I got to do the pre P's for free and I got more out of that than I did the L's course and weeks of practicing the P's course on my own. I can't recommend the pre Ps course enough.

    The next time around I cocked up the cone weave and went a little wide on the the U Turn, but still managed to pass. I still reckon I'm a better rider for having failed my first go at the P's and doing the pre P's before my next crack at it.

    Keep practicing and nail it next time :cool
     
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    Did the day course, which included going through the P's test with the instructors advise. Think he guessed from that, that I would be back again.. regardless of how much practice I have been doing on my own. At least I discovered the u turn at Collette St carpark is drawn out for ACT testing not NSW testing, we have extra width - which I did pass in the practice, just the head was already gone by the time I did it in the test. If I hadn't outside the line, who knows, I may have still had 1 point left. Next time....
     
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