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Practicing at EPIC - still a thing?

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    Hi all,

    I'll soon be a new learner rider. Reading back a few years, EPIC at least used to be a place where MOST practice sessions were held - until some people got a bit annoyed about it or something...?

    These days, is MOST practice around EPIC still happening, or is it no longer an option?

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    Recent threads say it's available again. Also CIT in Bruce is marked out & used.
     
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    Both CIT and EPIC are painted out and used; just have to be aware of events on at EPIC.

    Took a mate to practise for his P's the other week to CIT and it's in alright condition; tape measured and all above board.
     
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    Thanks fellas. I'll be sure to get out there and practicing as soon as I've got a ride then :)
     
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    EPIC remains marked out, but elements are different in the ACT test since it was marked out (e.g. cone weave spacing, plus you get to use the larger of the u-turn box). The latter isn't a problem, but the former could be.

    CIT Bruce is definitely marked out with the correct markings and is the one I use when I take people through it.

    Ignoring all the other EPIC stuff, I think that's a good enough reason not to practise at EPIC.
     
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    Bruce CIT is the better of the two

    Even tho some cowboy did a poor job accurately remarking but you can still see the old markings
     
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    As far as having approval to practise at EPIC, I have it, on authority, that there is no issue with practising there as far as management goes. (If it becomes an organised activity, which CR isn't, that's another story)

    If anyone does have a problem, other than an event being on, can they please contact me directly?

    SIDENOTE: It would be really good if the test was magically marked out in K shed (The one where the farmers markets are held) as this would provide an open and undercover area which could be used most days of the year and is a long way away from everyone.
     
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    If you from south. Try Kambah it is on Jenka Circuit. Baptist Church car park. all the best :)
     
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    I found that Kambah is mostly good for the cone-weave and U-turn. If you can manage that, then the other manoeuvres will be relatively easy.

    Good luck :1.gif:
     
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