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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-25-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 565,825
Posted By SimonomiS
The simulation was set up so the air speed was...

The simulation was set up so the air speed was 44m/s (99.4 mph) - the iso surface shown in green is air travelling at 30m/s, which is a good way to understand the windbreak volume, The person is a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-24-2011, 01:28 AM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 565,825
Posted By SimonomiS
Computational Fluid Dynamics

Hi guys if anyone is interested I did a CFD analysis of the F800GS for my masters dissertation - take a look below:

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If there is any particular aspect of the touring screen dynamics you...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,611
Posted By SimonomiS
282355 Just need to finish the rider model...

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Just need to finish the rider model and a few bits and peices on the bike - wing mirrors a few brackets, dials etc

Then on to the flow analysis - yay!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,611
Posted By SimonomiS
And a couple early ones: 282354

And a couple early ones:

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,611
Posted By SimonomiS
The return

Hi guys,

After initiating this thread a fair while back, I just wanted to say that I am still working on the project (after a few distractions).

There have been a few changes to the project...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,611
Posted By SimonomiS
Hi DELTATANGO, the next step is to model a helmet...

Hi DELTATANGO, the next step is to model a helmet - probably my shoei - but yes it makes perfect sense to look at the helmet, which i will do after the screen has been optimised. - I also need to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,611
Posted By SimonomiS
And another : 271452 BTW must get onto...

And another :

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BTW must get onto a picture hosting site one pic per post wont be enough soon :) what site do you guys use?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,611
Posted By SimonomiS
Hi all, another couple of pictures for you -...

Hi all, another couple of pictures for you - still trying to get used to the software at the moment. This is going to take a while as with other FEA analysis ive done - you have to be very careful...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,611
Posted By SimonomiS
Hi Reverse, Should be no problem simulating a...

Hi Reverse, Should be no problem simulating a human in the software, there are lots of 3D models of humans to be found on the internet - just not motorbikes - I think the good ones end up here:...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,611
Posted By SimonomiS
Hi Poolside, Thanks for the info on 3D models -...

Hi Poolside, Thanks for the info on 3D models - will definitely check that one out :)

Yep - I found that the Coanda effect to be worsened by a pillion on my KTM (screen was absolutely shocking!)...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,611
Posted By SimonomiS
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-q-JmQkGDdck/Te_...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-q-JmQkGDdck/Te_3rehoSXI/AAAAAAAAR34/Qf4ipr2F0MU/s640/20110608_DSC_5818.jpg

The GS really does look good from some angles doesn't it
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,611
Posted By SimonomiS
Hi johnjen, glad you've finally found peace :) Of...

Hi johnjen, glad you've finally found peace :) Of course the only way to reduce noise completely is to leave it alone (no screen) or move it out of the way as smoothly as possible (with screen) I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,611
Posted By SimonomiS
Thanks for the pics kubiak, wind blockers look...

Thanks for the pics kubiak, wind blockers look good - just need to see if i can find some 3D models so that I can carry out a more realistic flow analysis which takes account of handle bars, mirrors,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,611
Posted By SimonomiS
Hi kubiak, I would also be interested in seeing...

Hi kubiak, I would also be interested in seeing the pics :)
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,611
Posted By SimonomiS
I think helmets have a massive part to play in...

I think helmets have a massive part to play in rider comfort and would definitely warrant some work as I have experienced the drumming caused at the natural frequency of the helmet (I did think about...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,611
Posted By SimonomiS
Pretty picture :D 271084 Much more to...

Pretty picture :D

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Much more to come :)
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,611
Posted By SimonomiS
Just a random screen shape to test the software I...

Just a random screen shape to test the software I have access to :)

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,611
Posted By SimonomiS
Hi kubiak, interesting that a small modification...

Hi kubiak, interesting that a small modification can make a difference, part of the task is going to be a design that is adaptable to different rider and bike shapes.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,611
Posted By SimonomiS
Four replies after 15 mins - fantastic! - The...

Four replies after 15 mins - fantastic! - The AeroFlow shields look interesting - I wonder if they have applied CFD with these.

Rather than taking a screen in its standard form, I had envisaged...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,611
Posted By SimonomiS
An end to buffeting?

Hi, having recently sold my KTM 990 adventure s due to unbearable buffeting, I wanted to use my knowledge of computer aided design and various Finite Element Analysis (FEA)/ Flow Analysis software...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-17-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,304
Posted By SimonomiS
Nice one!

Nice one!
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-17-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,304
Posted By SimonomiS
Some more f800gs info

This is a link to the UKGSERS website for those with nothing better to do whilst waiting for their 800gs, than look at other lucky buggers bikes......like me :cry
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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-14-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,368,220
Posted By SimonomiS
Thought this thread needed some pics: From...

Thought this thread needed some pics:

From this site:
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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-13-2008, 03:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,881
Posted By SimonomiS
Just get 1200 GS, if thats what you want, why...

Just get 1200 GS, if thats what you want, why build up to it? its not a jet powered drag bike, lifes too short - :D
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2008, 03:06 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 432,576
Posted By SimonomiS
Anybody heard any rumors about the 1190 adventure...

Anybody heard any rumors about the 1190 adventure travel version having better wind protection?

Im just about to sell my 990 adv S cos Im totally fed up with the screen (tried everything from...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,789
Posted By SimonomiS
Hi, Just like to say although G2 cam is a...

Hi,

Just like to say although G2 cam is a bit pricey , I had excellent service from redline motorcycles. The cam doesnt come with the 400 cam so i phoned them up and he ended up going round his...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,247
Posted By SimonomiS
I meant I couldn't pull a wheelie if i were...

I meant I couldn't pull a wheelie if i were already traveling at 60mph but this guy can check it out

:huh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpQP4v_Z0nQ
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,247
Posted By SimonomiS
990 Adventure S :D

990 Adventure S :D
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,074
Posted By SimonomiS
I traveled across France 2 up on my 990A S and I...

I traveled across France 2 up on my 990A S and I have to say I was totally fed up with buffeting when I got back (worse 2 up in my case - check out windscreen disgust thread here in OC you are prob...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,247
Posted By SimonomiS
Im positive mine wont pull a wheelie at 60mph+...

Im positive mine wont pull a wheelie at 60mph+ its a fast bike but around 80BHP at the wheel is not enough to lift the front wheel on a bike this heavy past 60mph - might need a supersports for that...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-27-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,763
Posted By SimonomiS
Ive read in another thread somewhere that you...

Ive read in another thread somewhere that you could use a mates side stand to break the bead, thought that was quite a useful tip :nod
Forum: Orange Crush 05-19-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,561
Posted By SimonomiS
Hi, try these: ...

Hi,

try these:

http://www.ktmspares.co.uk/

I got very good service from them, expect couple of days delivery.

cheers
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2008, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By SimonomiS
07 and 08 are identical, i got an 07 990 s that...

07 and 08 are identical, i got an 07 990 s that was registered in feb 08 and got free paniers. + the 07 is 50 cheaper in the UK
Forum: Orange Crush 04-20-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By SimonomiS
Thanks for the advice guys, I think ill see if i...

Thanks for the advice guys, I think ill see if i can get a wheel jig off ebay and have a go. If I remember correctly from the MTB wheels i built there was 4 things to get right - equal spoke tension,...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-20-2008, 02:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By SimonomiS
I checked the tone when tapping the spokes and...

I checked the tone when tapping the spokes and there are a few different ones there.

Did you use a wheel jig to build your wheels or could i do it with the wheel in the swing arm?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-20-2008, 01:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By SimonomiS
Well i used a steel rule to align the axle by...

Well i used a steel rule to align the axle by measuring to the back edge of the swing arm on both sides, i found the notches are too big to be accurate.

When the rear wheel is spinning its...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-19-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By SimonomiS
Its just not true!

So i had my new 990s on the center stand and idling in first gear whilst oiling the chain and noticed that the rear wheel is not running perfectly true, has anybody else noticed this and if so is it...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-18-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By SimonomiS
Hi, I have an adventure S and it has no abs,...

Hi,

I have an adventure S and it has no abs, is blue and has an extra 35mm travel - that is all :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2008, 02:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,264
Posted By SimonomiS
Hi guys, Well I've just got back from a 5...

Hi guys,

Well I've just got back from a 5 day jaunt around France with my girlfriend on my 07 990 S so if you have any questions you would like to ask, fire away and ill get back asap

I will...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-07-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,333
Posted By SimonomiS
I mounted a Garmin ZUMO 550 yesterday to my 990...

I mounted a Garmin ZUMO 550 yesterday to my 990 S, I found a wiring diagram somebody posted on the orange crush forum. Basically behind the light is two free power connections ACC1 which is always on...
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