Newcomers: Introduce yourself and ask questions here

27 May 2009

Posted by TheFazz

All newcomers to my-kart are encouraged to ask questions about my-kart or any other related matters. also take some time to introduce yourselves to others... so at least, you're not just another name. Smile

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jongoh's picture

naza wrote:
jongoh wrote:
Halo,

Jonathan here. newbie too. Drop by and say Hello to all bros & sis. still polishing go-kart skills, no confident for the match yet. Hope to join the race sooner.

Cheers~

Jon

Hi Jon,
My advice : unless you have a personal coach, the quicker way to learn is to start racing in my-kart's K3 category. That way, you will learn very quickly from fellow drivers and also get guidance FOC from the sifu(s) aka buayas. There is a 10 year student who progressed within 3 or 4 races from zero to hero and earned the title of baby buaya. YOu should'nt worry too much about getting beaten in the beginning but just race with a view to learn and you will be amaze yourself at the speed you have improved after maybe 6 races depending on your passion and committment.

...come la...

Halo Naza,
thanks for your advise. Alrite.. let me arrange my schedule, I hope can join for this round or else promise to participate in next round. Beer


Jules's picture

hello all....

another newbie here! want ask u all sifoosss why kart steering so heavy and why 2 pedals only and same size....my auto, one big one small also.

also, what is ngap and buaya? wah so much to learn....aiyoh, be kind on me please!


edwynlow's picture

wsliang wrote:
naza wrote:
wsliang wrote:
Hi everyone. I'm new here and would like to try out go kart. Anyone here would like to race together and give me some pointers? Thanks.

Hi there Liang,
welcome to the my-kart community. Yes we will give you lots of pointers but not to a buaya, if you are one.

Come and meet us on round 6 on saturday 6th morning and join our race.


Thanks naza. But how do I know who is who?

As you arrive the track, look for the operators, then ask him or her if any my-karters are at the track as well. If anyone of us are there, he or she will point you right to us.


wsliang's picture

I'll join you guys on the 6th then.


mohan's picture

hey guys..im interested in joining your 31st july event, and have no idea if i have entered my details correctly in the participation table ...Please advise me if i've made a mistake..pardon the newbie Smile


madhampeh's picture

hello there... my name is shah, hope can get some tips from you guys, how can i join in this coming K3 races... am i qualify?


hanifcd's picture

Hello there! I'm totally new to this sport? I'm keen to learn about karting...I still don't know where are the brake and gas pedals are :o . Lastly, what is 'buaya'? What does that mean in karting? :?


Tarmizi's picture

guys, i am the buaya everyone is referring to. No im not a reptile, just that i love to bump other drivers and cling on their go karts like ring worms. hence the nickname given to me. Hope you guys dont change your mind on joining next round.

p/s i love fresh meat.


Dass's picture

hey tarmizi... whens the next time you'll be practising man..?? wanna drop by Ck and watch la.. keep a look out for the competition... biggrin

i like fresh meat also.. but prefered cooked ones... um.... =P


edwynlow's picture

just done 2 rounds of chicken wings~ weee~ oops~! it was suppose to be secret Tongue


jongoh's picture

drop by today morning to watch ppls racing around 10 - 11am. Saw few good drivers..maybe some bros are involve in the racing during that period? Smile


Don Pang La Sherriel's picture

hi there, name is Sherilyn.will be looking forward to joining the team on the 6th.
am into speed but will not break the law on highways so will go beyond the lawful speed limit here for the hang of it Wink


Tarmizi's picture

hello sifu rawflesh, do u like raw meat?


RawFlesh's picture

Tarmizi wrote:
hello sifu rawflesh, do u like raw meat?

Hello fellow sifu Mizi, I do like raw meat. Why u ask? Gonna spend me Tongue YUMMY TongueUp

timmsm's picture

RARE OPPORTUNITY FOR NEWCOMERS
Check out the thread at http://club.my-kart.org/node/3491


Khim's picture

Hi I'm new here in My-Kart :-)And... any rare species (ladies) like me here?

Any interesting events ongoing? I wish to find some "kaki-s" for go-karting here.


TheFazz's picture

Khim wrote:
Hi I'm new here in My-Kart :-)And... any rare species (ladies) like me here?

Any interesting events ongoing? I wish to find some "kaki-s" for go-karting here.

hi khim. welcome to my-kart. yes, there are ladies that participate in our races. for a list of events, go to.... http://club.my-kart.org/comingevents


Khim's picture

Thanks for your reply. Already checked out but wouldn't be able to make it for the Oct 3rd event. Is there any casual practising session?


edwynlow's picture

Khim wrote:
Thanks for your reply. Already checked out but wouldn't be able to make it for the Oct 3rd event. Is there any casual practising session?

Usually all the casual practice session, we called them CHICKEN WINGS~ How do we get that name? They will show you on the track and you will understand it easier. Anyway, all these practice sessions, are seldom posted online, but through SMS. Do you know any mykarters?


Khim's picture

edwynlow wrote:
Khim wrote:
Thanks for your reply. Already checked out but wouldn't be able to make it for the Oct 3rd event. Is there any casual practising session?

Usually all the casual practice session, we called them CHICKEN WINGS~ How do we get that name? They will show you on the track and you will understand it easier. Anyway, all these practice sessions, are seldom posted online, but through SMS. Do you know any mykarters?


khim

Hmmm... chicken wings sound really... Smile Nope i dont know anyone here.


Nohad's picture

Khim wrote:
edwynlow wrote:

Usually all the casual practice session, we called them CHICKEN WINGS~ How do we get that name? They will show you on the track and you will understand it easier. Anyway, all these practice sessions, are seldom posted online, but through SMS. Do you know any mykarters?

khim

Hmmm... chicken wings sound really... Smile Nope i dont know anyone here.

Ruben (Rawflesh) might be there on 29/8 (Sat).

I might be there on 31/8 afternoon.


RawFlesh's picture

Nohad wrote:
Khim wrote:
edwynlow wrote:

Usually all the casual practice session, we called them CHICKEN WINGS~ How do we get that name? They will show you on the track and you will understand it easier. Anyway, all these practice sessions, are seldom posted online, but through SMS. Do you know any mykarters?

khim

Hmmm... chicken wings sound really... Smile Nope i dont know anyone here.

Ruben (Rawflesh) might be there on 29/8 (Sat).

I might be there on 31/8 afternoon.


Anyone else goin on 29/8? Im not sure yet if i can go now..... Sad

mebrahim's picture

Hi ppl. I'm kinda new here and am going to try go kart. can anyone here pls tell me how much its going to cost me including the suit the helmets and the kart.BTW im from penang and is there any place in penang or close to penang where i can go karting Thanks.


timmsm's picture

Hi mebrahim,

the cost all depends on what you are looking for. A good entry level helmet such as SOL could set you back around RM300+ or an Arai could be as much as RM2k upwards! Likwise suits such as the Indonesian brand which is quite OK could be as little as RM350 or an Alpinestars can be as much as RM800 upwards!

If you are new to karting, I'd strongly recommend some fun karting first using rental karts. You can familairise yourself with general karting techniques and initially just wear protective clothing such as jeans, long sleeve shirt and the operator will supply the helmet (and hair net usually). If you enjoy it and want to take it the next level then start shopping around for whatever bargains are avaialble. Often members will post up accessories for sale in this forum.


mebrahim's picture

thanks alot for the info.btw is there anyplace in penang that i can go karting.and how much will the karts cost. Smile


NurMuazzin Omar's picture

Hi everyone biggrin , Im Zin and a newbie and really loveeee kart...just wanna ask, when is the next session of fun karting event, not championship.


TheFazz's picture

NurMuazzin Omar wrote:
Hi everyone biggrin , Im Zin and a newbie and really loveeee kart...just wanna ask, when is the next session of fun karting event, not championship.

Zin - our karting events are both for fun and for championship purposes. do check out the dates:

http://club.my-kart.org/comingevents


Don Of IMU's picture

hi there!

my names joshua. im from kl. im crazy abt racing.ive very little experience in karting and am very eager to learn more abt karting. am a huge formula 1 fan, hence the passion in karting.

can anyone here help me on how do i go about to getting into karting? is there like a beginners session that i could join anytime soon? am willing to get my own kart and equipment if the need be.

any guidance will be well appreciated.

im a 23 year old final year medical student btw.

Thanks aLlot!!

P:S: if the need be, please sms any details to me at 012-3667495.


Nohad's picture

Don Of IMU wrote:
can anyone here help me on how do i go about to getting into karting? is there like a beginners session that i could join anytime soon?

do come and join us in rd9 this saturday 3 Oct 09.
The best place to learn is to join one of our races


Don Of IMU's picture

ive just joined the K3 of round 9. i dont have much of a clue on karting but im quite eager to learn. hope to see u guys on sunday then. anyone that i specifically look for on sunday??


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