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Old 03-20-2014, 07:37 AM   #7396
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My Tenere fell asleep while doing practice drills with the local Tenere owners group. If you are ever going to fall over, I recommend grass. My Altrider bars were like "what, that's all you got?" come summer maybe I'll find something less soft to try them out on.

Want a softer fall? Try sand. More forgiving and doesn't leave any unsightly stains. Except the ones in your shorts!
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Old 03-20-2014, 08:03 AM   #7397
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My Tenere fell asleep while doing practice drills with the local Tenere owners group. If you are ever going to fall over, I recommend grass. My Altrider bars were like "what, that's all you got?" come summer maybe I'll find something less soft to try them out on.

I to enjoy an occasional nap under a tree!

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Old 03-20-2014, 09:33 AM   #7398
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Want a softer fall? Try sand.
On the softer fall theme...

Looks like you were doing turns around the tree? You might consider a small traffic cone next time. If you fall on top of it it just get's crushed. Tree's, they are different. When I took Drivers Ed. the instructor on the last day left us with a few key points. One of those was "Trees don't move."
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Old 03-20-2014, 09:53 AM   #7399
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On the softer fall theme...

Looks like you were doing turns around the tree? You might consider a small traffic cone next time. If you fall on top of it it just get's crushed. Tree's, they are different. When I took Drivers Ed. the instructor on the last day left us with a few key points. One of those was "Trees don't move."
The field we were using has several trees and we were playing slow speed follow the leader. I was trying to cut as close the tree as possible. The cone idea is good, but trees make a more realistic turning point with a realistic turning radius. Any ways, it was a good excersice for slow speed handling. I wouldn't use a tree for high speed super moto practice.
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Old 03-20-2014, 09:54 AM   #7400
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The grey ones are stronger
Well, it might be hard to see from this angle but mine is grey. Howerver, it was the last one to finally fall down.
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Old 03-20-2014, 11:29 AM   #7401
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"Trees don't move."

Hmmmmmph, obviously you are yet to encounter the North Georgia jumping tree, a relatively rare species, but they do exist.
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Old 03-20-2014, 02:03 PM   #7402
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I was on the track last Sunday coaching. We were using, Fairbairn Park Hill Climb Circuit:



They'd resurfaced the track since I was there at the end of last year and put some new marker/guide posts in. At the apex of turn 8 the plastic post was right where I wanted to be, so I had to 'adjust' it. Otherwise it was like watching the slalom skiing, my RHS bar end and mirror was slapping it each time which was a bit distracting. Kept it up though!

The S10 with Scorpion Rally front and K60 rear was fine, although the TC on 1 was kicking in all the time, even on the uphill straight between 6 and 7. TC2 was OK though.
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Old 03-20-2014, 02:45 PM   #7403
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Old 03-20-2014, 05:50 PM   #7404
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Still not wired, but got my light setup mounted...





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Old 03-21-2014, 01:02 AM   #7405
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Still not wired, but got my light setup mounted...

So how many KiloWatts again?
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Old 03-21-2014, 06:59 AM   #7406
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So how many KiloWatts again?
Seems like a waste of light. The blue ones are faster than light so it would
just be out running it all the time. Duh.
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Old 03-21-2014, 07:39 AM   #7407
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So how many KiloWatts again?
[FLOOD] [SPOT] [FLOOD]
24W ea, 72 total
2amp ea, 6 total
2800 lumens ea, 8400 total

Will be running through the OEM aux plug, with a Skene IQ-175 dimmer.

I'm reluctant to give any light specs yet because they're a trial run. I'm not even sure if the dimmer will work with them yet. Got them from a (semi)local 4x4/overland style shop. If they work, we'll all have a great source of affordable light! If not, well....they 'look' cool.
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Old 03-21-2014, 07:43 AM   #7408
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Seems like a waste of light. The blue ones are faster than light so it would
just be out running it all the time. Duh.
Yep, the light is fine....until you decide to turn!
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Old 03-21-2014, 09:45 AM   #7409
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So how many KiloWatts again?
rumor has it that this set up actually roasted a deer on the hoof during the shakedown ride.
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Old 03-21-2014, 09:57 AM   #7410
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rumor has it that this set up actually roasted a deer on the hoof during the shakedown ride.
I heard worse. Turn those damn things off!!!


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