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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,398
Posted By nulluser
I tried hard to break 10000 for a while. Some of...

I tried hard to break 10000 for a while. Some of the locations are really obscure.

...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-03-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By nulluser
Both coils or just one side? If both coils drop...

Both coils or just one side? If both coils drop out, it's something else, a bad ground perhaps.

The coils and condensers fail when hot on those in my experience, but anything is possible.

Put...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-27-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,638
Posted By nulluser
I was camped out in the badlands. 95F outside,...

I was camped out in the badlands. 95F outside, setup the tent and went off to the store for some beer, which is a decent drive. Just made it into the store before they closed and bought a 6 pack of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-25-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,843
Posted By nulluser
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<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/AKtteVPKDWs" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="420"></iframe> (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKtteVPKDWs)

I like to think of it as...
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,028
Posted By nulluser
Out of curiosity, what kink of mechanism locks...

Out of curiosity, what kink of mechanism locks the planetary?
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,028
Posted By nulluser
At first glance it looks like it could be done...

At first glance it looks like it could be done with three.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,560
Posted By nulluser
Why would that method of sensing detonation be...

Why would that method of sensing detonation be slow?
Forum: The Garage 06-14-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,336
Posted By nulluser
Anything running at 5000 rpm and generating 35...

Anything running at 5000 rpm and generating 35 foot-pounds of torque is producing 33.3 horsepower, by definition.

HP = Speed * Torque / 5252 in US units.

If you know the speed and torque, you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 176,490
Posted By nulluser
I bought a set of Shinko 705's (which are some...

I bought a set of Shinko 705's (which are some pretty low end tires) and it made a world of difference. I only have the front mounted currently, but it front end no longer washes out no matter how...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 176,490
Posted By nulluser
Here is a run on the bike with a decent front...

Here is a run on the bike with a decent front tire:

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/g4RzXymqCQs" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="420"></iframe>

And from the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 176,490
Posted By nulluser
A few friends and I setup the pattern that...

A few friends and I setup the pattern that MotoMind posted at 50' to keep the speeds down. I had dirt knobbies and had a lot of trouble on the asphalt. Well worth the $20 in cones.

Best time for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 154,625
Posted By nulluser
I think I'll just pack an amplifier and some...

I think I'll just pack an amplifier and some Justin Bieber CDs. I figure the zombies will simply kill themselves to stop the pain.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,833
Posted By nulluser
With the head parked they should be stored...

With the head parked they should be stored horizontally.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,815
Posted By nulluser
That is some serious shit! Humbling to get some...

That is some serious shit! Humbling to get some perspective once in a while...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By nulluser
I had a cheap multimeter drive me crazy while...

I had a cheap multimeter drive me crazy while troubleshooting my electric motorcycle. Took a baseline reading and the batteries read 75 volts (which is about right for 6 12v batteries in series at...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,221
Posted By nulluser
It has been a while but I think I used the...

It has been a while but I think I used the VVmapping data for the Garmin. The maps came in handy and it would have been a real chore to complete without them.
Forum: The Garage 04-13-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,454
Posted By nulluser
Personally, I would get new rubber and pay to...

Personally, I would get new rubber and pay to have the bike detailed. In my experience it is a net gain.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,408
Posted By nulluser
Those prices make no sense. Here is a 2007...

Those prices make no sense.

Here is a 2007 VStrom in Argentina for $7000: http://buenosaires.es.craigslist.org/mcy/2861129984.html1 (http://buenosaires.es.craigslist.org/mcy/2861129984.html)...
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,573
Posted By nulluser
The valves will stop closing properly at some...

The valves will stop closing properly at some point and you will burn them up.

There really is no excuse not to adjust them, already you probably losing performance at the high end when the bike...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 19,440
Posted By nulluser
A hollow axle is much stronger than a solid axle...

A hollow axle is much stronger than a solid axle by weight.
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,705
Posted By nulluser
Which phenomena are they trying to take advantage...

Which phenomena are they trying to take advantage of in the OP's link? Do you have any references or even keywords for further study?
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,895
Posted By nulluser
He is not correct. A motor has to be moving to...

He is not correct. A motor has to be moving to produce power, but not to produce torque.

If a motor had to be moving to produce torque, it would never start moving at all because it would not be...
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,290
Posted By nulluser
I thought he was trying to avoid lawnmower...

I thought he was trying to avoid lawnmower engines...


:wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,431
Posted By nulluser
Good catch, it does look a little weird up there....

Good catch, it does look a little weird up there. Looks bone dry, brand new, and stationary.


Edit: Eh, you do see it move at the beginning and end. The solid effect might be something to do...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,431
Posted By nulluser
Why do you think it is fake?

Why do you think it is fake?
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,617
Posted By nulluser
The alternator is probably not producing 400...

The alternator is probably not producing 400 watts off idle, because the output is related to engine speed.

Perhaps it is making 50 or 100, all of which is being consumed by the electrical system....
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 307,874
Posted By nulluser
Heh, I was thinking about electric vehicles when...

Heh, I was thinking about electric vehicles when I read the thread.

For a regular motorcycle, the most important thing to me is the self discharge rate. I would love to be able to park the bikes...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 307,874
Posted By nulluser
A big problem I had was estimating the 45 minute...

A big problem I had was estimating the 45 minute rate from the usual two hour advertised rate. In particular, my batteries are rated at 55 amp-hour (2 hour), and that ends up being about 25 amp-hour...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 307,874
Posted By nulluser
I don't want to cause a negative association to...

I don't want to cause a negative association to the brand name, but from what I have read the batteries are hit and miss. There are some problems with expansion and the need to make a metal frame to...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 307,874
Posted By nulluser
I am looking forward to what you come up with,...

I am looking forward to what you come up with, specifically in regards to Peukert and temperature effects.

AGM batteries were chosen for my electric bike because of price considerations. I picked...
Forum: The Garage 01-12-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,932
Posted By nulluser
Wouldn't 0.005 make the valves tighter?

Wouldn't 0.005 make the valves tighter?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,942
Posted By nulluser
I will also add to keep your weight back and...

I will also add to keep your weight back and don't touch the ground with your feet, ever, in that situation. Putting your feet down in tall grass is a recipe for getting your ankle caught between...
Forum: The Garage 01-02-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,517
Posted By nulluser
I would glue a rare earth magnet to an exposed...

I would glue a rare earth magnet to an exposed throttle linkage, and make a bracket for a hall effect sensor. Something like an SS495A1.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-02-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4,740
Views: 1,752,946
Posted By nulluser
MCCCT ...

MCCCT
http://www.junklet.net/image/mccct/DSCN4891.JPG


Out West:
http://www.junklet.net/image/trip2009/IMG_3622.jpg

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-02-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 2,497,373
Posted By nulluser
http://www.junklet.net/image/mccct/DSCN4854.JPGhtt...

http://www.junklet.net/image/mccct/DSCN4854.JPGhttp://www.junklet.net/image/trip2009/IMG_1956.JPGhttp://www.junklet.net/image/trip2009/IMG_2041.JPG
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 144,511
Posted By nulluser
It feels kind of like sand. The front end washes...

It feels kind of like sand. The front end washes out all over the place, you need tons of power to get anywhere, and you lose traction if your speed drops down.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,092
Posted By nulluser
Chassis - Motorcross style, aluminum. ...

Chassis
- Motorcross style, aluminum. Lightweight.

Engine
- 500cc diesel. Monster torque, good fuel economy. Will run on anything.

Fuel System
- Direct injection with line heaters to...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,950
Posted By nulluser
Thanks, that's a work of art.

Thanks, that's a work of art.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-31-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 91,983
Posted By nulluser
Don't underestimate a Goldwing with a skilled...

Don't underestimate a Goldwing with a skilled rider!

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/0nrMQ3QwyPo" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-31-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,228
Posted By nulluser
Not true, a diesel bike could run with no...

Not true, a diesel bike could run with no electronics, and no copper wires whatsoever. That is actually one of my design requirements.


You might not have lights or a horn, but that is not a...
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