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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3,848
Views: 580,114
Posted By Salzig
Very common here in Italy: they only need to...

Very common here in Italy:
they only need to stick one finger out while turning the wheel, thus saving a huge amount of energy...:baldy
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-09-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,764
Views: 484,781
Posted By Salzig
Nice bike :thumb Do you know that, in italian,...

Nice bike :thumb
Do you know that, in italian, "folle" means either neutral and mad? :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-28-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By Salzig
Check the 2 big wires connection on the main...

Check the 2 big wires connection on the main relay, they are not switchable.

(picture taken somewhere on this forum)...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-24-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 20,386
Posted By Salzig
Can I play? :D Husky n.1 ...

Can I play? :D

Husky n.1

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-y-iEY-kzPxc/SqTVKzuDnqI/AAAAAAAAAew/kwZXpEE2vzs/s912/Castelletto_03.jpg

Husky n.2
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 38,440
Views: 10,198,144
Posted By Salzig
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v290/svmango/106...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v290/svmango/10636270_10152775733848140_1374698331763624702_n_zps5dfae51f.jpg

I can.
Missing turn 2 at Mugello ("Luco" turn), that is a good body postition to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,968
Posted By Salzig
For the rear, there's a spacer under the piston...

For the rear, there's a spacer under the piston that limit the stroke: thick spacer->short stroke, thin spacer->long stroke.
For the front is more or less the same, but with more stuff involved.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 3,848
Views: 580,114
Posted By Salzig
This morning heading to work I'm behind a big...

This morning heading to work I'm behind a big truck and a car.
We get to a roundabout.
You know, those things we are supposed to go through in counterclockwise direction.
Well, the truck did......
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-20-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 1,070,031
Posted By Salzig
And part 3 :freaky <iframe width="960"...

And part 3 :freaky

<iframe width="960" height="540" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Cl4BH94zZrw" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3,848
Views: 580,114
Posted By Salzig
Indeed. For years speed limits have been posted...

Indeed.
For years speed limits have been posted about 30% lower than what common sense would say.
Now we have to deal with ridiculous low limits and more and more speed measurement systems :bluduh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3,848
Views: 580,114
Posted By Salzig
Same here in Italy. Even worst when there's an...

Same here in Italy.
Even worst when there's an incident or a trafic jam on the opposit side of the road. Second one it's kinda recursive :lol3

Another funny behaviour.
Take any road with a, say,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 32,121
Posted By Salzig
A couple I made my 990 GPS holder ...

A couple I made my 990

GPS holder

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-81Bkg5Iy_Pc/SqTLbL4P7VI/AAAAAAAAAY4/rv_QDpa0mDA/s800/DSCN0277.JPG

Wheel rack (sorry for the crappy phone pic)
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-30-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 38,440
Views: 10,198,144
Posted By Salzig
Actually the clip was filmed in Italy, more...

Actually the clip was filmed in Italy, more precisely Alto Adige or, better, Südtirol.
Local drivers there have a "German" attitude.
The rest of Italy is very different.
And much worse.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-24-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2,034
Views: 386,124
Posted By Salzig
Northern Italy. Can I waste an unplanned free...

Northern Italy.
Can I waste an unplanned free afternoon on a nice day?
No way!

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-UtFAWpAPi6I/VHNy6bsJqYI/AAAAAAAAEok/QtjkAtofaYU/s640/IMG_20141124_155428.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-29-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 19,620
Views: 8,291,140
Posted By Salzig
Some shots from my trip to Iceland. ...

Some shots from my trip to Iceland.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-DOlwZat6RTA/VABHQYxI5fI/AAAAAAAAEOk/d2Th21KyBn8/s912/IMG_2646.JPG
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-30-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 19,620
Views: 8,291,140
Posted By Salzig
I've always loved your sponsors, Karim. ...

I've always loved your sponsors, Karim.
:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,366
Posted By Salzig
I made a first test looking right in the middle...

I made a first test looking right in the middle of the box: 275 avg, 245 best.
Then I made another one looking at a random spot on the monitor (with no text): 224 agv, 151 best. Nice improvement.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 38,440
Views: 10,198,144
Posted By Salzig
Well that's surely true.

Well that's surely true.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 38,440
Views: 10,198,144
Posted By Salzig
Ops! I edited my post while you were answering.

Ops!
I edited my post while you were answering.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 38,440
Views: 10,198,144
Posted By Salzig
We're not talking who's the best between them. ...

We're not talking who's the best between them.
One imnate said that counterleaning (OMG I said this word...) does not help cornering and I posted Doohan pic.
The point is:
that style worked for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 38,440
Views: 10,198,144
Posted By Salzig
http://www.daidegasforum.com/images/220/mick-dooha...

http://www.daidegasforum.com/images/220/mick-doohan-piega-corner-gp500.jpg

http://philipchong.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/Mick-Doohan.jpg

ehm ... wait... :scratch


:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 58,533
Posted By Salzig
Sounds like a confession... Hi my name's...

Sounds like a confession...

Hi my name's Salzig and I'm scuffer
:lol3:freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,079
Posted By Salzig
Bump :D

Bump :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 58,533
Posted By Salzig
This. Or what's left from production/storing...

This.

Or what's left from production/storing has been washed away: but if you touch it, more then likely you'll still feel a different grip.
Too bad my tyres have no chicken strips... :evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,079
Posted By Salzig
By smoothing the ignition curves you mean...

By smoothing the ignition curves you mean something like this, where the top one is xxxx4501 I1 curve and the bottom one is "smoothed out"?

http://i41.tinypic.com/2mfwyzr.png
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 58,533
Posted By Salzig
If they follow your advice, well... yes:p3rry ...

If they follow your advice, well... yes:p3rry
My one is: learn to feel your tyres and you'll know when they're ready, whether it's 10 or 150 km.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,270
Posted By Salzig
I stand offended: in Italy anyone has had a Vespa...

I stand offended: in Italy anyone has had a Vespa "hates" Lambretta's... and viceversa :D

http://i41.tinypic.com/2ylwc4m.png

It's definitely a PX with a strange tail ligth :deal
Plate looks...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,270
Posted By Salzig
Looks like a PX ...

Looks like a PX

http://www.vespaclubmarsala.eu/userfiles/image/1978-p150x%5B1%5D.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,784
Posted By Salzig
Rode to work today. Not a big deal as temps are...

Rode to work today.
Not a big deal as temps are 15°C higher then the normal for this season.
Should be way below 0°C and it's 13°C instead :knary
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 58,533
Posted By Salzig
Does anyone know KLR's are not sold anymore in...

Does anyone know KLR's are not sold anymore in Italy since a lot of years?
But what can I say?
I'm the one who can't understand his hands are slippery because of the soap.
:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 58,533
Posted By Salzig
Damn! Next time I will test (taste) it :lol3

Damn! Next time I will test (taste) it :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 58,533
Posted By Salzig
TheBlurr, have you ever touched a tire? (BTW is...

TheBlurr, have you ever touched a tire? (BTW is it tire or tyre? I still have to understand :D)
I mean, I change my own tires so I happen to touch them with my hands.
Why they feel so slippery and,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-05-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By Salzig
+1 But to be strict the bearing circlip should...

+1
But to be strict the bearing circlip should stay to the left (ABS ring side).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 58,533
Posted By Salzig
Now this is really enlightening.

Now this is really enlightening.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-30-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,432
Posted By Salzig
Full lean in the wet? Don't think it's a...

Full lean in the wet? Don't think it's a realistic onroad scenario.
Gyroscopes and inertial systems are used by BMW and Aprilia for traction control functions, not for ABS.
I saw a video some time...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-27-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 58,533
Posted By Salzig
I read till page 3, then I gave up. So maybe I'm...

I read till page 3, then I gave up. So maybe I'm repeating something already said.
Road and race tyres are not the same.
I won't take it easy for more then a lap with well warmed up new tyres...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,007
Posted By Salzig
Sounds like heaven to me :cry In Italy no...

Sounds like heaven to me :cry
In Italy no inspection on new bikes until the fourth year, then one inspection every other year.
They check emissions, exhaust approval, tires measures, lights, horn,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-02-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 12,122
Views: 2,680,558
Posted By Salzig
Thanks! :freaky I forgot to mention my bike is...

Thanks! :freaky
I forgot to mention my bike is 6 years old and has 75000km on the clock, and a lot of abuse :wink:
Oh, and the OEM shit costs 45€ !!!!!! :eek1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12,122
Views: 2,680,558
Posted By Salzig
Replaced the clutch slave plastic spacer for a...

Replaced the clutch slave plastic spacer for a billet one and discovered the old one was cracking!
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 17,476
Posted By Salzig
I know, don't ask me how... Maybe oil...

I know, don't ask me how...

Maybe oil companies (wrongly) assume riders are smarter than cagers :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 17,476
Posted By Salzig
Or start to unload the bike from the trailer...

Or start to unload the bike from the trailer and..... SBRANG!!! ....you realize you forget to place the ramp
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