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Old October 9th, 2002, 08:31 AM   #1
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Next Doc Wong Driving Skills and Tour Clinic-Sunday October 20, 2002!

Next Doc Wong Driving Skills and Tour Clinic-Sunday October 20, 2002!

Hi,

We're doing a "Driving Skills and Skyline Fun Tour Clinic Sunday!

Come join us in the fun of driving and touring over 100 miles of awesome roads and scenery!

Learn new driving skills, improve your driving, have fun and be a better driver.

This month's topic: “Driving Skills and Tour Causes and Solutions to Understeering”

Date: Sunday October 20, 2002

Time: 9:00 am 10:30 am for the talk part of the clinic

10:30 am to 3:00 pm for the tour. Lunch in Davenport at 12:30 pm

Place: Physicians Plus Medical Group

1391 Woodside Road,

Suite 200

Redwood City, CA 94061

Register: Just e-mail me at DocWong@aol.com or leave a message on my cell phone at: (650) 483-7775

Cost: $0.00

Here's how the day will go:

We meet at my office at 9am and do the talk/clinic part till about 10:30am.

Guest instructors:

Aaron Tachibania: SCCA GTU & GTO driver/owner of Datsun 510, Datsun 280ZX Turbo and Pantera. Finished 4th as a privateer GTU. Currently organizes Car track days for seat time.

or

Chuck McCalmet: President's Cup, Tri-State Championship winner, Marlboro, VIR, Bridgehamptom, IRP, Loudon Enduro Karts winner, race instructor, has tested in a Lotus 23 with the lap record, owned and raced a Shelby GT 350. Past Team Manager and Mechanic with the USA Karting team winning the World Championship in Hong Kong in 1972. He currently drives a Beck 550 Spyder and 911SC!

There will also be a discussion on safety, autocrosses and time trialing.

Then we take off for our tour. We'll stop at Gazos Road and Hwy 1 and the proceed down Hwy 1 to Davenport for lunch. After lunch we take more twisty roads ending up on Hwy 9 and Skyline Blvd (Hwy 35). See below on the complete route and directions to my office.

If you have a family radio bring it. We'll be on Channel 9

For those of you who don't know me, I'm a chiropractor in Redwood City and quite a motorcycle enthusiast and have been organizing the Doc Wong Motorcycle Riding Clincs for the past 7 years (see me web page at: www.docwong.com).

This event however is a car only clinic.

Not too long ago I purchased a Porsche Boxster and a Miata and a whole new world of fun opened up for me. Learning how to really drive the car has been a fun challange, fortunately much of my motorcycling experience has helped me with that. I'm having a great time in autox and open track days.

The tour/drive will be pretty mellow. The idea is to enjoy the scenery, the drive and to improve our driving skills. So if you're up for a very fast drive, this isn't it.

RIDE ROUTE:
We start at Dr. Wong's office on Woodside Road (Hwy 84) in
Redwood City. We go up Woodside Road, through
Woodside, and on up the hill to Skyline Blvd.

From there, we head down Hwy 84 (name now changed to La Honda Road). We'll stop at the San Gregorio General Store at Stage Road and Hwy 84 for a short break.

From San Gregorio, we go south on Stage Road to the
little town of Pescadero (which is a veritable
METROPOLIS compared to San Gregorio). Then we head east on Pescadero Road a short ways to Cloverdale Road, where we turn south
(right) again. We follow Cloverdale road down to Gazos
Creek Road, where we turn west (right).

We follow Gazos Creek Road to Highway 1 where we can take a break. Gas is available here.

Then take a trip down 1 to Davenport, where we stop for lunch.
After lunch, it's south on Highway 1 again to Bonny
Doone Road, where we turn east (left). Don't turn
right there, or you'll be surprised at the lack of
floatation a set of air bags provide. ;-)

Up Bonny Doon Road to Smith Grade, right on Smith
Grade to Empire Grade. North (left) on Empire Grade to
Jamison Creek Road, down Jamison Creek Road to Highway
236. Right on Highway 236 to Highway 9 in Boulder
Creek. Another short break in Boulder Creek (gas, if
needed), then up Highway 9 (east) to Skyline, where we
assemble at the little rest area there for a final
meeting. After our meeting and bull session, the group
breaks up and everyone is on their own. Hope you can
find your way home from there!

Directions to Physicians + Plus Medical Group

From San Francisco (or north of Redwood City):

Go south on Hwy 280 (pass Hwy 92 exit, go another 10 minutes).

Exit Woodside Road (Hwy 84) - turn left off the exit - you'll be going east on Woodside.

About 1 1/2 miles on your right, on the corner of San Carlos Ave and

Woodside.

You'll see a new 2 story building with West Coast Video on the bottom.

Park on the street, you'll see all the bikes. Dr. Wong's office is

upstairs above the video store.
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From the South Bay:

Go north on Hwy 280, and take the Woodside Road (Hwy 84) exit and

turn right, heading east on Woodside road.

About 1 1/2 miles on your right, on the corner of San Carlos Ave and

Woodside.

You'll see a new 2 story building with West Coast Video on the bottom.

Park on the street, you'll see all the bikes. Dr. Wong's office is

upstairs above the video store.
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From East Bay:
Go across the San Mateo Bridge

Go South on Hwy 101

Exit Woodside Road (Hwy 84) - turn right off the exit - you'll be going

West on Woodside.

About 2 miles on your left, on the corner of San Carlos Ave and

Woodside.

You'll see a new 2 story building with West Coast Video on the bottom.

Park on the street, you'll see all the bikes. Dr. Wong's office is

upstairs above video store.
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Physicians + Plus Medical Group

1391 Woodside Road, Suite 200

Redwood City, CA 94061

(650) 365-7775

Drive well!

Doc Wong
http://www.docwong.com
Arctic Silver/Boxster Red/Bk 1997 Boxster
Red 1991 Miata
Harry K. Wong, D.C.
1391 Woodside Road, Ste 200
Redwood City, CA 94061
Off: (650) 365-7775 Cell: (650) 483-7775
Chiropactic and Alternative Medicine
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To subscribe to my "DocWong Driving Clinics" mail-list just e-mail me and I'll put you on the list!

This is a low volume list used for all my announcements on future drives and related activities.
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Driving Skills and Skyline Fun Tour Clinic dates:

Sunday Oct 20, 2002 “Driving Skills and Tour Causes and Solutions to Understeering”
Saturday Nov 16, 2002 "Driving Skills and Tour- Causes and Solutions to Oversteering"
Saturday Dec 7, 2002 "Driving Skills and Tour - Steering Wheel Handling"

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Track Days:

Monday October 21, 2002 Thunderhill Raceway (a unique day with both motorcycles and cars - e-mail me for more information!)




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