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Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 99,946
Views: 19,191,942
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
ahh dont worry I have the same $8 dollar...

ahh dont worry I have the same $8 dollar windscreen and I like it. Just in white :D

We can slum it together.

I could have bought any of the other windscreens, but i thought they had too soft of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,551
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
ohh i forgot to add that a very concise book...

ohh i forgot to add that a very concise book about any of this is called,

Motorcycle Dynamics by Vittore Cossalter. This has been my "desk reference" for the last couple years.:1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,551
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
I will try to be somewhat short, but we are...

I will try to be somewhat short, but we are suppose to get a foot of snow tonight so.....:evil

When speaking of "handling" other terms commonly used are "maneuverability" and stability.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 99,946
Views: 19,191,942
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
This is made by K&S don't know if you mis-typed...

This is made by K&S don't know if you mis-typed or not. It can be found here.

http://www.kandstech.com/pimages/12-0055CN.html

There not bad quality but they are not the same fit and finish as...
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,114
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
Spare did clips....... ...

Spare did clips.......

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/46111/i/did-520vx2-clip-master-link?WT.ac=SLIsearch
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,863
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
Ground for the following.... depending on usage...

Ground for the following.... depending on usage case.

Surface parallelism +/- .02mm

Flatness in relation to mounting surface. +/- .05mm

Thickness variation +/- .01mm

Surface finish...
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,863
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
I have designed a few for motorcycle...

I have designed a few for motorcycle applications....

Standard I usually use is the following.

420SS Quenched and Tempered to 32-38 HRC.

Maybe this helps, each application is unique:ear
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4,255
Views: 568,081
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
That's a brazed Harris frame. Harris and Spondon...

That's a brazed Harris frame. Harris and Spondon made some really beutiful frames over the years.:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 99,946
Views: 19,191,942
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
I had stalling on heavy braking. Checked my idle...

I had stalling on heavy braking. Checked my idle and it was set too low. Turned it up to spec and never any problem again.

Might be worth a check:freaky
Forum: The Garage 10-08-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,926
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
One scale centered under front tire, one scale...

One scale centered under front tire, one scale centered under rear tire. Add the two together.

Ensure bike contact points are only front and rear tire. No kickstand. Hold it upright at balance...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 130,169
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
Wow!!! This build came out...

Wow!!! This build came out amazing!!:clap:clap:clap

No expense spared, my DR is jealous!!!

How has it felt offroad? Track well?

For proper frame stiffening a great resource is here. Tony is...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 99,946
Views: 19,191,942
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
Anybody use the Seat concepts "TALL" version? ...

Anybody use the Seat concepts "TALL" version?

I have seen the feedback on the standard and it is looking great from that end.

I am 6' 2" and am thinking about getting the "Tall".

Any...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,677
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
Just though I would throw out that Segway in...

Just though I would throw out that Segway in Bedford, NH is looking for a Mech. Engineer.
...
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,925
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
I would really try to fit a Bridgeport in if I...

I would really try to fit a Bridgeport in if I where you. Look out for a J-head using R8 collets.

I use one of these weekly working on prototyping and it is the perfect size for components and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 91,797
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
Reading is not a replacement for seat time, but...

Reading is not a replacement for seat time, but it is a great supplement!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 91,797
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
This whole thread has so much misinformation on...

This whole thread has so much misinformation on so many levels.:huh

I reccommend that anyone who desires to know the forces acting on motorcycles should pick up the following books.....
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 91,797
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
What's centrifugal force? :puke1 I think you...

What's centrifugal force? :puke1

I think you should forget about that and use an inertial frame of reference.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,692
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
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Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 99,946
Views: 19,191,942
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
Agreed, I am in no way saying this is common,...

Agreed, I am in no way saying this is common, just that it is a possibility:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 99,946
Views: 19,191,942
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
[QUOTE=basketcase;21060637]"Summer tires?" Jeezum...

[QUOTE=basketcase;21060637]"Summer tires?" Jeezum -- once again I've heard it all. Summer tires is as big a crock as the old prank of "winter air." Or the carpenter's prank of a "board stretcher," or...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 99,946
Views: 19,191,942
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
Warning from Hoosier.... ...

Warning from Hoosier....

http://www.hoosiertire.com/safetywarning/index.htm
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 99,946
Views: 19,191,942
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
This is true for "high performance summer tires"...

This is true for "high performance summer tires" refer to your manufacturer for their guidelines for each model of tire.

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=220
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 113,142
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
PM works the best, otherwise anyone can try to...

PM works the best, otherwise anyone can try to use the code before hand.

Especially since this thread is viewable without logging in.

someone may have "snaked" these codes already.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
The triangle refers to the "traction circle" the...

The triangle refers to the "traction circle" the internal components can make a triangle if you are doing more than one force generating task at a time.

Hers a basic intro.....
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 57,737
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
Sorry that was a little strong :eek1 I think...

Sorry that was a little strong :eek1

I think people need to be honest about what they actually NEED.

How technical is the off road going to get, how fast do you need to go offroad, or how far...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 57,737
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
That's all we need, take the 450 Racer and make...

That's all we need, take the 450 Racer and make into into a fat pig with big tank and crappy compromises so people can go play adventure
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 977
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
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Forum: Equipment 03-07-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
Suomy FTW. Got my first one a little while ago,...

Suomy FTW. Got my first one a little while ago, harder to find and try on at least by me, but puts Arai and Shoei to shame in the weight department.

But first and foremost buy what fits!!!!!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,888
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
Riding above the posted speed limit does not...

Riding above the posted speed limit does not automatically make something unsafe.

Have the deaths been pretty much constant over time? or is the internet just allowing a proliferation of articles...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 57,408
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
yeh they reference EN1621-2 specific to back...

yeh they reference EN1621-2 specific to back protectors.
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 57,408
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
How about for backpacks, that is kind like daily...

How about for backpacks, that is kind like daily wear, at least for me.

http://www.boblbee.com/rw/artiklar/kategorilfullpost.asp?ID=946&flik=221&acc=

claims to be "the only CE Certified level 2...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 543,326
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
If you are looking at a bandit in the 2001-2002...

If you are looking at a bandit in the 2001-2002 timeframe make certain to check the VIN for the oil burning issue.

It's a big tear-up if you get stuck with this issue......

Have a look here.
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 543,326
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
If anyone is selling a givi rack for gen 1 bandit...

If anyone is selling a givi rack for gen 1 bandit let me know, part # PLB 511. Have been looking for weeks now and so far nothing.

:ear:ear:ear:cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,348
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
I dont remember the lines always being this...

I dont remember the lines always being this slick....

it seems like a few years ago they switched from just painting on the lines to some new process that does not look like just paint, it is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 20,376
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
I'm 29 and choose Carb for ADV, Street Bike/high...

I'm 29 and choose Carb for ADV, Street Bike/high performance track bike and I would change my tune.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 20,376
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
I'm with Dakez on this one! For an ADV bike I...

I'm with Dakez on this one! For an ADV bike I would not want injectors or a fuel pump to have to consider.

Why build a system for what you can get for free. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,664
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
Fixed that for you! :wink:

Fixed that for you! :wink:
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 543,326
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
Thanks, unfortunately my feet are fussy:cry

Thanks, unfortunately my feet are fussy:cry
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 543,326
Posted By oldschoolsk8ter
Do you have to shift your toe inward to shift? I...

Do you have to shift your toe inward to shift? I tried the buell pegs and took them off after a trip around the block because they moved my foot farther out due to the step in the peg.

I had to...
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