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Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,570
Posted By techyiam
Sprocket-brakes do appear counter-intuitive since...

Sprocket-brakes do appear counter-intuitive since chain lubricant is allow to freely contaminate anti-friction braking surfaces. Brakes generate heat, and rubber O-ring chains are currently in...
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,570
Posted By techyiam
Sprocket Brakes

Has anyone ridden a bike equipped with "Sprocket Brakes"? How do they compare to regular disc brakes.
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Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,380
Posted By techyiam
588cc: 99 hp @ 8000 rpm & 74 ft-lb. @ 4500 rpm

A stylish 600 package with Bandit 1250 power. Claimed dry weight is 384 lbs. That could be a fun ride.

Motorcycle.com: Suzuki Recursion Concept...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,779
Posted By techyiam
I got to give some credit to Yamaha at the...

I got to give some credit to Yamaha at the outset. However, I don't think we can ignore a very influential factor, and that is A1 licensed riders are restricted up to 125cc's. Every horsepower is...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,779
Posted By techyiam
With that engine characteristics, and a curb...

With that engine characteristics, and a curb weigt of 295 lbs, I can see how the WR250R can be fun. Out of curiosity, what top speed can the WR250R attain easily without waiting for it to build up,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,779
Posted By techyiam
Kawasaki did a real good job in the engine power...

Kawasaki did a real good job in the engine power output department, and overall, raised the bar for the 250cc class. However, I believe Kawasaki was doing so in order to defend the market share that...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,779
Posted By techyiam
But there has to be a sufficiently large market...

But there has to be a sufficiently large market to support it. It does look like that some of the emerging markets is heading that way though, ie. India. Two wheels motorized vehicles make a lot of...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,779
Posted By techyiam
Your effort is appreciated. My attempt turned up...

Your effort is appreciated. My attempt turned up empty so I was hoping that someone else may have better luck or connection.

Actually, I too share the optimism that the sportier side of the small...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,779
Posted By techyiam
There’s talk of a supercharged Yamaha 250 twin?

Cycle World has a short article on boosting motorcycle engines.

Cycle World: Is supercharging the future for motorcycling?...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,207
Posted By techyiam
Perhaps a hinged-type jack where upon...

Perhaps a hinged-type jack where upon straightening, the jack would unkink (straighten in the middle where the hinge is), and raise the bike a little bit, but enough to lift the rear wheel up. The...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 38,515
Posted By techyiam
2014 Honda CTX 1300N

The April 2013 issue of Young Machine features a bike with the wording "CTX 1300N" next to it on its front cover. This fairing-less machine appears to have a Motus V4, or Motus V4 looking engine in...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,807
Posted By techyiam
Retractable Panoramic Sun Roof.

Retractable Panoramic Sun Roof.
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 720
Views: 96,374
Posted By techyiam
With such a low seat height on the CTX 700,...

With such a low seat height on the CTX 700, ergonomically, wouldn't the pegs have to be placed forward, rather than under, in order not to cramp the legs of many North American riders..
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 720
Views: 96,374
Posted By techyiam
Look at where the foot pegs are? DN-01-ized...

Look at where the foot pegs are? DN-01-ized NC700S?

CTX700 & CTX700N

http://world.honda.com/news/2013/2130208CTX700N-CTX700-First-Models-CTX/photo/images/02.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 164,515
Posted By techyiam
"Redline" on the CBR250.NET forum started the...

"Redline" on the CBR250.NET forum started the CBR500 rumour.

http://www.cbr250.net/forum/other-honda-motorcycles/4152-2013-cbr500.html

Not to say that it isn't going to be a twin for sure, but...
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