Originally Posted by ICBM
Just need to tape off the headlight, tail light, turn signals, turn in the mirrors and tape them off still or remove them. Have one or two piece leathers, DOT/Snell helmet, boots and gloves in good shape. Pretty much it for a track day. Make sure the bike is safe, bolts/nuts are tight, no oil leaks, no fork leaks and good tread on street tires. Oh, and buy a track day ticket from a sponsor before they sell out or you will pay an additional $25 at the very least.
Great advice, but you forgot, "Tape off speedometer"! Don't scare yourself out of riding to your capabilities due to fear.