ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Gear > The Garage
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

View Results: Ride On, Dynabeads, or Static Balancer
Ride On 13 13.13%
Dynabeads 40 40.40%
Static Balancer 46 46.46%
Voters: 99. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 11-14-2012, 08:12 PM   #1
jsalman93 OP
Gnarly Adventurer
 
jsalman93's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2012
Location: Pasadena, SoCal
Oddometer: 235
Dynabeads vs Ride On vs Static Balancer

Any opinions ?
__________________
"Underneath this bucket of rust and bolts beats a heart of pure arthritis"

2006 Yamaha FZ6
1992 Suzuki Gs500e (in progress)
jsalman93 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2012, 05:19 AM   #2
VStromTom
Beastly Adventurer
 
Joined: Aug 2004
Oddometer: 1,579
Is that a joke? You might want to add does WD40 work for chain lube, and whats the best oil.
VStromTom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2012, 05:58 AM   #3
kioti
Cruzinonline
 
Joined: Mar 2011
Location: S/E Kansas
Oddometer: 184
kioti is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2012, 01:59 PM   #4
jsalman93 OP
Gnarly Adventurer
 
jsalman93's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2012
Location: Pasadena, SoCal
Oddometer: 235
Calm down, ladies

It's just a poll to see what people choose and what seems to be the most popular option. No need to get your panties in a twist before it even starts
__________________
"Underneath this bucket of rust and bolts beats a heart of pure arthritis"

2006 Yamaha FZ6
1992 Suzuki Gs500e (in progress)
jsalman93 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2012, 02:04 PM   #5
XpressCS
Must. Have. Lumens..
 
XpressCS's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2012
Location: The big box California
Oddometer: 1,121
Quote:
Originally Posted by VStromTom View Post
Is that a joke? You might want to add does WD40 work for chain lube, and whats the best oil.
You mean to tell me sand doesn't work??
__________________
2004 KLR650

My KLR is my therapy session. My quiet time. My deep tissue massage. Me without my KLR is reason enough to be deeply concerned. It is what calms me the most. Soothes my mind. Eases my stress. -Me
XpressCS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2012, 02:46 PM   #6
jsalman93 OP
Gnarly Adventurer
 
jsalman93's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2012
Location: Pasadena, SoCal
Oddometer: 235
Quote:
Originally Posted by XpressCS View Post
You mean to tell me sand doesn't work??
ahh damn, I'll have to add that as an option too
__________________
"Underneath this bucket of rust and bolts beats a heart of pure arthritis"

2006 Yamaha FZ6
1992 Suzuki Gs500e (in progress)
jsalman93 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2012, 05:07 PM   #7
kioti
Cruzinonline
 
Joined: Mar 2011
Location: S/E Kansas
Oddometer: 184
Quote:
Originally Posted by jsalman93 View Post
It's just a poll to see what people choose and what seems to be the most popular option. No need to get your panties in a twist before it even starts

I've been static balancing my wheels (sans tires) and throwing tires on them since 1972, never had a vibration/balance issue except for a few that were way out of round.
kioti is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2012, 11:06 PM   #8
RVDan
Beastly Adventurer
 
RVDan's Avatar
 
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: Abbotsford British Columbia Canada
Oddometer: 2,467
What is ride on?

Is it what I do, put the tire on the rim and ride on it?

I've never balanced a bike tire. I wonder if that's why I keep falling down.

I balance the tires on my Chevy cobalt, everything else I mount the tires myself and just run them like that.
__________________
Sometimes wheelies happen


Quote:
Originally Posted by RedRocker
You can never have too much hook.
RVDan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2012, 06:48 PM   #9
Bob Tosi
Beastly Adventurer
 
Bob Tosi's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Chico, Ca
Oddometer: 1,600
I've had Dyna beads in my kenda big blocks for about 4k miles they ride smooth as silk at high speeds, 80-100mph. Love Dyna beads
__________________
When you're lost in the wild and scared as a child. And death looks you bang in the eye, and your sore as a boil, its according to Hoyle to cock your revolver... and die. But the code of a man says "fight all you can" and self-dissolution is barred. In hunger and woe, its easy to blow... Its the hell-served-for-breakfast thats hard........Robert Service
Bob Tosi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2012, 02:16 AM   #10
jsalman93 OP
Gnarly Adventurer
 
jsalman93's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2012
Location: Pasadena, SoCal
Oddometer: 235
Question

Any thoughts on tires losing balance during sudden acceleration or deceleration while using dynabeads. Always been something I've been curious about, as a sudden change in speed would move where the beads are inside the tire
__________________
"Underneath this bucket of rust and bolts beats a heart of pure arthritis"

2006 Yamaha FZ6
1992 Suzuki Gs500e (in progress)
jsalman93 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2012, 06:34 AM   #11
LuciferMutt
Rides slow bike slow
 
LuciferMutt's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2008
Location: New(er) Mexico
Oddometer: 11,036
Well, every time you start and stop rolling, the dynabeads move. So they are never in the same place.

But you must remember they have been imbued with magical powers before they are sold to you. So by the ancient ways, they find the light spot in the tire and congregate there immediately to provide perfect dynamic balancing at all times.





















__________________
You couldn't hear a dump truck driving through a nitro glycerin plant!

Badasses might screw with another badass. Nobody screws with a nut job. -- Plaka
LuciferMutt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2012, 12:39 PM   #12
jsalman93 OP
Gnarly Adventurer
 
jsalman93's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2012
Location: Pasadena, SoCal
Oddometer: 235
I see..

I've got some magical beans, wanna buy them off me
__________________
"Underneath this bucket of rust and bolts beats a heart of pure arthritis"

2006 Yamaha FZ6
1992 Suzuki Gs500e (in progress)
jsalman93 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2012, 01:16 PM   #13
MotorradMike
MIL-TFD-41
 
MotorradMike's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2008
Location: Mallorytown Ontario
Oddometer: 997
Quote:
Originally Posted by jsalman93 View Post
I've got some magical beans, wanna buy them off me
You want cash?
Or will you trade for a cow?
__________________
Mike
So far, everything that has surprised me has been completely unexpected.

BMW R1100RS
MotorradMike is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2012, 02:04 PM   #14
Navin
Beastly Adventurer
 
Navin's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2009
Oddometer: 7,438
I've not balanced a bike wheel in decades, never had a problem. I just mounted new tires on a 13 Ninja 300 and left the stock weights, forget that! I pulled the weights and far better but it'll now headshake on decel and vibrates like crazy over 75 MPH. It was the smoothest bike I've had in near ten years before the tire swap, now my hands are going numb in 15 minutes of riding.

I just ordered the dyna beads, this bike is so smooth the effects, or lack thereof should be obvious immediately. I'll report back when they get here.
Navin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2012, 03:20 PM   #15
jsalman93 OP
Gnarly Adventurer
 
jsalman93's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2012
Location: Pasadena, SoCal
Oddometer: 235
Quote:
Originally Posted by Navin View Post
I've not balanced a bike wheel in decades, never had a problem. I just mounted new tires on a 13 Ninja 300 and left the stock weights, forget that! I pulled the weights and far better but it'll now headshake on decel and vibrates like crazy over 75 MPH. It was the smoothest bike I've had in near ten years before the tire swap, now my hands are going numb in 15 minutes of riding.

I just ordered the dyna beads, this bike is so smooth the effects, or lack thereof should be obvious immediately. I'll report back when they get here.
Looking forward to hearing it. I'm not really into trying new things , but I'm considering giving Dynabeads a shot. I tried Ride On before, meh. Then again my tires were kind of shitty anyway.

MotorradMike
Have you got a goose that lays golden eggs, I'll settle for one of those. A new bike would be nice too
__________________
"Underneath this bucket of rust and bolts beats a heart of pure arthritis"

2006 Yamaha FZ6
1992 Suzuki Gs500e (in progress)
jsalman93 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

.
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 08:12 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014