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Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By mikep
Don't forget the motion ratio of the rear arms....

Don't forget the motion ratio of the rear arms. Any spring behind the axle will give a higher wheel rate.
Forum: events 10-02-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,360
Posted By mikep
Such like. So thumbs-up.

Such like. So thumbs-up.
Forum: events 09-28-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,360
Posted By mikep
Watch your rear view mirror for fuel nozzles

Watch your rear view mirror for fuel nozzles
Forum: events 09-04-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,766
Posted By mikep
If you cut the image size in half people would be...

If you cut the image size in half people would be more inclined to read it.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 27,004
Posted By mikep
I'll measure dimensions later. School is...

I'll measure dimensions later. School is starting, need to sign off for a bit.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 27,004
Posted By mikep
Round 2

IPD blue 7-9 series sport springs, stock 240 springs from a GT that turn out to be the softest 240 springs ever (swapped, probably) and some cheap coilover shocks and springs from Lawrence....
Forum: events 07-22-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By mikep
I could do that. North or south (or mid) Jersey?

I could do that. North or south (or mid) Jersey?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,386
Posted By mikep
Since NGK has always given directions like "3/4...

Since NGK has always given directions like "3/4 turn after contact", and most "techs" ignore torque specs, this is a rather silly argument.
Want your **** to come back apart? Want things to maintain...
Forum: events 06-22-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By mikep
bump for any hitch-hikers in the area

bump for any hitch-hikers in the area
Forum: performance & modifications 06-19-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 27,004
Posted By mikep
Still looking for loan or donation of stock 740...

Still looking for loan or donation of stock 740 springs and any early stuff.
Iíll do WWD as well.

Going to Charlotte again at the end of June.
Forum: events 06-18-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By mikep
Whitners BBQ, Va Beach 6/24

Volvos, Subarus, motorcycles, llamas.
All welcome.
Noonish, Sunday the 24th of June.
Forum: events 06-14-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,360
Posted By mikep
Y U rushin me? It's only taken me a year to get...

Y U rushin me? It's only taken me a year to get brakes back on it.
Forum: events 06-13-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,899
Posted By mikep
Sounds good. Stuck the thread.

Sounds good.
Stuck the thread.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,717
Posted By mikep
Hi Igor, welcome back. JV, I do most of my...

Hi Igor, welcome back.
JV, I do most of my riding on the 1980 XT250 I got from SteveMD. Probably not as competent as the KTM, but it jumps logs well, and is street-legal. I bought an ST1100 this...
Forum: events 06-11-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,317
Posted By mikep
Dave, I never realized you were north of dallas....

Dave, I never realized you were north of dallas. Next time I'm there I'll give you a shout.
Forum: events 06-11-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,360
Posted By mikep
I'm talking to the triathlon shop about it. I am...

I'm talking to the triathlon shop about it. I am leaning toward next year, but if I can train someone to fix bikes and get out on the road and all the other stuff I do for eagleman and ironman, I...
Forum: events 06-07-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,360
Posted By mikep
I talked to the owners of the bike shop. If i...

I talked to the owners of the bike shop. If i train more people for next year, I'm skipping Ironman md for this event.
Forum: events 06-06-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,360
Posted By mikep
Also: I just noticed that Ironman MD is that...

Also: I just noticed that Ironman MD is that weekend. I pretty much have to work that. Eagleman is this weekend. They are huge events, I help run bike support. It's grueling. I would actually love to...
Forum: events 06-06-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,360
Posted By mikep
Bring a bottle of nitrous. Even bees can have a...

Bring a bottle of nitrous. Even bees can have a good time if you give them a nudge.
(cue any Grateful Dead song)
Forum: events 06-05-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,360
Posted By mikep
Is kenny bringing his bees?

Is kenny bringing his bees?
Forum: events 06-04-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,360
Posted By mikep
Follow me down if I take the 52?

Follow me down if I take the 52?
Forum: events 05-25-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By mikep
do you have any gold centers?

do you have any gold centers?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,189
Posted By mikep
So the English answer, on the english-speaking...

So the English answer, on the english-speaking forum, is "no".
But it seems we are having that discussion, so we have that going for us.
Thank you for the link, and thank you google, for improving...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-21-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,894
Posted By mikep
A flat flywheel can and will blow, given the...

A flat flywheel can and will blow, given the right conditions. I have seen it happen on many makes. Ford, etc.
Forum: events 05-20-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,747
Posted By mikep
We ate. We drank. We watch bad drifting. We...

We ate. We drank. We watch bad drifting. We breathed tire smoke from the burnout competition. We did electric bicycle smoky burnouts. We heard so many cars being held on the limiter that next time...
Forum: events 05-16-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,747
Posted By mikep
I can drink in the rain. Less pressure to not...

I can drink in the rain. Less pressure to not spill beer on my chest, too..
Forum: events 05-16-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,360
Posted By mikep
Western NC is a beautiful wedding destination..

Western NC is a beautiful wedding destination..
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 27,004
Posted By mikep
Yes, I think the IPD black springs should be...

Yes, I think the IPD black springs should be split up and the rear paired with stiffer fronts, the fronts paired with softer rears.

Drew's work is where we did the graphs. I stay with Drew near...
Forum: events 05-15-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,747
Posted By mikep
I was merely being silly. I can paypal you.

I was merely being silly. I can paypal you.
Forum: events 05-14-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,747
Posted By mikep
Jen, can i bring my own viet chickens for you to...

Jen, can i bring my own viet chickens for you to marinate for a nominal fee?
If not, will trade Burley beers for a thigh or two.
Forum: events 05-11-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,747
Posted By mikep
Thereís an autocross at carlisle.

Thereís an autocross at carlisle.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 27,004
Posted By mikep
Sedan. I found another set, too. I will test...

Sedan. I found another set, too. I will test those when I test the 7 series IPDs and anything else I find.
Probably going to take the stock 945 springs off when I head back down.
Forum: events 05-08-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 18,360
Posted By mikep
Do they know about shrinkage?

Do they know about shrinkage?
Forum: showroom 05-06-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 56,938
Posted By mikep
Pouring out some box wine for the crushed homie.

Pouring out some box wine for the crushed homie.
Forum: events 05-04-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,747
Posted By mikep
I never look at that side.

I never look at that side.
Forum: events 05-03-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,519
Posted By mikep
You didn't SAY Lil Jon was gonna be there.

You didn't SAY Lil Jon was gonna be there.
Forum: events 05-03-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,747
Posted By mikep
If you show up I'll give you a shiny silver tarp.

If you show up I'll give you a shiny silver tarp.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 27,004
Posted By mikep
I will probably get them from Pete this weekend....

I will probably get them from Pete this weekend. Thanks.
Forum: events 05-01-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,519
Posted By mikep
Don't toy with my emotions, bruh.

Don't toy with my emotions, bruh.
Forum: events 04-24-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,035
Posted By mikep
Me, and someone local.

Me, and someone local.
Forum: events 04-23-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,035
Posted By mikep
Nice meeting all of you. Good seeing you...

Nice meeting all of you.


Good seeing you again, sorry for the brain fade.



I held it up by the lack of a seat. Credit where due.

Thanks for hosting. That was a tasty burger.
Forum: events 04-21-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,035
Posted By mikep
You havenít seen the new shop/school. For...

You havenít seen the new shop/school.

For those who arenít here:
The rave is just starting.
Forum: events 04-20-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,035
Posted By mikep
Let everyone help you move that ****. I have...

Let everyone help you move that ****.
I have caught some sort of cold. Thought it might be allergies, but got weird quick.
Iíll check in tomorrow.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By mikep
That theory has to do with a single angle. ...

That theory has to do with a single angle.
This is about the difference between fron angle and rear angle.
Forum: events 04-17-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,035
Posted By mikep
I think Aaron and I will head back sat night. I...

I think Aaron and I will head back sat night.
I don't want to end up with 40 oz bottles taped to my hands and dicks drawn on my forehead.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,040
Posted By mikep
Use the moly grease, not only on the threads. Get...

Use the moly grease, not only on the threads. Get it on the washers, too.
Follow the de-torque sequence as well (reverse). I would think one time de-torque and re-torque would work, but it's yours,...
Forum: events 04-11-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,747
Posted By mikep
Yes, but itís a free for all. Like horizontal...

Yes, but itís a free for all. Like horizontal tetris.
Forum: events 04-10-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,519
Posted By mikep
Only if you promise to blow a head gasket on the...

Only if you promise to blow a head gasket on the dyno so we can change it outdoors.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,036
Posted By mikep
I would keep the ABS if possible, especially if...

I would keep the ABS if possible, especially if you change the front to rear percentage. I like the Volvo ABS. Better than my subaru abs.
Forum: events 04-07-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,519
Posted By mikep
I love you all, especially Kenny's laces. But i...

I love you all, especially Kenny's laces. But i will be tight on money this spring (building engines and what-not), and I'm going to carlisle. Also, the nanticoke tri and the kinetic sculpture race...
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