Well, it finally happened. Had a postponement at work that blew a hole in our schedule. We had nothing pressing to do as a service company. Could not move up any of the upcoming jobs. So......... Hey, there is a track day at the end of the week! God had cleared away every possible roadblock without my asking, and everything "fell into place". Other members here on VFRW had posted their track day joy, and always seem to recommend it highly. So I began to collect things like a used tracksuit purchased from a local CL ad four years ago, boots from an online supplier who was closing up/ selling his business three and a half years ago, a pair of gauntlet gloves earlier this spring, and a set of rims for track tires that I could swap out rather than use the street tires that may or may not pass track inspection a year and a quarter ago. Just in case I have the opportunity of a day with my VFR on the race track. All this over many years. Then the wide-open nothing-to-do at work came along! I signed up online one week in advance. Called a cousin who had a 6 X 12 aluminum trailer with a ramp to see if I could borrow it (he said I could). Removed the mirrors, the center stand, and the front turn signals/ running lights. Made and installed flat plastic "blanks" to fill the turn signal holes, and gathered all the support items that I could think of needing in the last couple of days before the event. It was a good thing that I had a lighter work schedule that week. The night before, I taped the head and tail lights and loaded the bike on the trailer, and all the paraphernalia in the pickup. Again, I'm glad that I hadn't had a long work day! I know that I went overboard with the homemade wheel chock, but it did hold it in place. It was intended to be a temporary one-time use-only item. I plan to build a smaller and better-looking wheel chock when I have the time.