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Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 158,602
Posted By mousitsas
You are welcome! On the suspension front...

You are welcome!

On the suspension front (MT09), I have read somewhere a report that as long as it is adjusted properly, it ain't too bad at all. Haven't ridden the MT myself though.
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 158,602
Posted By mousitsas
not saying much, but there you go... ...

not saying much, but there you go...


Yamaha’s new half-faired, all-rounder version of the popular MT-09 three cylinder roadster is currently being put through its paces in Spain in the hands of...
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,315
Posted By mousitsas
You must surely be joking! Any decent aftermarket...

You must surely be joking! Any decent aftermarket suspension is way more adjustable than any electronic version of an average one. Besides with good shocks/forks you rarely need to re-adjust...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 158,602
Posted By mousitsas
the MT weight is without abs

the MT weight is without abs
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 26,776
Posted By mousitsas
abs?

abs?
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 158,602
Posted By mousitsas
it looks like.... cycle-ergo.com

it looks like....
cycle-ergo.com
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 158,602
Posted By mousitsas
FJR is also a fully dressed bike. This changes...

FJR is also a fully dressed bike. This changes aerodynamics somewhat...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-19-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By mousitsas
I am exhausted already! :lol3 Btw, is it...

I am exhausted already! :lol3

Btw, is it right to assume that the hotter SD cams deprive the engine from some torque down low?
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 158,602
Posted By mousitsas
Because the narrow bottom allows a stream of...

Because the narrow bottom allows a stream of airflow upwards, towards the rider, thus increasing the pressure behind the shield.
Think in terms of pressure differentials (across the two faces of the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-18-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,521
Posted By mousitsas
measures wheel power and makes an assumption for...

measures wheel power and makes an assumption for crank power...
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 158,602
Posted By mousitsas
This shape of shield prohibits the formation of...

This shape of shield prohibits the formation of low pressure pockets behind it = weaker vortices = less turbulence
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-18-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,521
Posted By mousitsas
you removed the engine from the bike?

you removed the engine from the bike?
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,834
Posted By mousitsas
speed?

speed?
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,920
Posted By mousitsas
Same experience here. I stepped off a yamaha...

Same experience here. I stepped off a yamaha thunderace at the time to test ride the K12S and was completely underwhelmed by the performance.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By mousitsas
I would put 42 pilots for starters

I would put 42 pilots for starters
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,834
Posted By mousitsas
It does indeed, but most bikes out there will...

It does indeed, but most bikes out there will have the right gearing to arrive to their top speed. This is your reference point. Since you already know your bike's power and you know also what is the...
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 824,932
Posted By mousitsas
pretty much, only much more clever...

pretty much, only much more clever...
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 824,932
Posted By mousitsas
dct has a manual mode :wink:

dct has a manual mode :wink:
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,834
Posted By mousitsas
:huh

:huh
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,834
Posted By mousitsas
The power needed to overcome aerodynamic...

The power needed to overcome aerodynamic resistance grows with velocity cubed.
So if for example a bike with 80hp does a max speed of 180 km/hr then the same bike in order to do 220 km/hr will need...
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,834
Posted By mousitsas
Give us a figure of a top speed for given bike...

Give us a figure of a top speed for given bike with given power and will tell you how much more it takes to do 220km/hr
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-09-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,484
Posted By mousitsas
Paul, I think you would be right if the slide...

Paul, I think you would be right if the slide spring rate was (magically) dependent on atmospheric pressure, but it is not.
The pressure differential above and below the diaphragm may be constant as...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-09-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,484
Posted By mousitsas
Lets say we ride at a steady throttle uphill, for...

Lets say we ride at a steady throttle uphill, for the sake of argument make it 50%.
Do you agree that the needle will be at an intermediate position, not fully up and not fully down?
If yes, then...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-09-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,484
Posted By mousitsas
air at altitude has the same oxygen content as at...

air at altitude has the same oxygen content as at sea level -> 21%
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 158,602
Posted By mousitsas
It will be very interesting to compare top gear...

It will be very interesting to compare top gear dyno graphs where the horizontal axis is road speed.
I did that (following a discussion in a local forum) between the MT09 and the GSX1400. In fact,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-08-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,484
Posted By mousitsas
Yes it does, from the point on where the slides...

Yes it does, from the point on where the slides rise. Before that, it does not very well.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-08-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By mousitsas
....however, the SM forks can take a 19 wheel, it...

....however, the SM forks can take a 19 wheel, it has been done before, here....
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 824,932
Posted By mousitsas
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,614
Posted By mousitsas
Too quiet here :deal

Too quiet here :deal
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 49,155
Posted By mousitsas
I think the R1200RS is a fantastic concept and I...

I think the R1200RS is a fantastic concept and I would seriously think getting one if it only had another 10 hp as it did in its previous incarnations in relation to the GS models.
Has anybody...
Forum: Vendors 10-09-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 81,807
Posted By mousitsas
The elevation issue was one reason and the too...

The elevation issue was one reason and the too mild throttle response of the stock needles was the second.
45 pilots do not work well on my bike with mains anything above the stock 160/155 sizes....
Forum: Vendors 10-09-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 81,807
Posted By mousitsas
I had 42s and 180/182 mains. With such large...

I had 42s and 180/182 mains. With such large mains, the bottom end was too rich with 45s (AFR below 11). You are right that going to 172 from 182 is a large step, but my 175 jet is hiding in the V of...
Forum: Vendors 10-09-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 81,807
Posted By mousitsas
42 pilots and 3mm floats

42 pilots and 3mm floats
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 81,807
Posted By mousitsas
I was happy with my previous setup until I...

I was happy with my previous setup until I realised that even moderate elevation was making the bike run rich. Running through the mains at sea level was fantastic though, but the stock needles...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-08-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 125,345
Posted By mousitsas
You are ready to believe anything, if you believe...

You are ready to believe anything, if you believe this AT weight figure :evil
Forum: Vendors 10-06-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 81,807
Posted By mousitsas
If I remember well, the tip ends are identical...

If I remember well, the tip ends are identical in both, we're talking here of the last 10mm or so.
But when slides are up there is still a mm or two remaining inside the hole. This is why in my wot...
Forum: Vendors 10-06-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 81,807
Posted By mousitsas
FP needles vs stock

Just a point that deserves some attention inmho
If both FP and stock needles are set to the 3rd slot, then it is obvious if they are put side by side, that the FP ones will stand lower in the needle...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 49,155
Posted By mousitsas
You talk sense. Give to the cagers a front end...

You talk sense.
Give to the cagers a front end that behaves like a front end from a cage and they love it.
When it comes to two wheels,' feedback' is the word.
Even BMW is putting conventional...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,083
Posted By mousitsas
Since you are using the stock filter/box setup,...

Since you are using the stock filter/box setup, put everything back to stock inc. mains, pilots and floats and play with the needles. The needle position has an effect to both small and large...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 97,467
Posted By mousitsas
However, they put some thought into not putting...

However, they put some thought into not putting telelever on it!
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