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by Stayt`ie
Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: International Event News
Topic: World Speed Trials Australia
Replies: 5
Views: 104

Re: World Speed Trials Australia

Have received a few emails regarding classes,, Here is the basic class structure:- There are only three Groups 1. Non Faired,, 2. Faired,, 3. Streamliners,, There is Non Blown, and Blown,, There is no distinction between Production, Modified and Special Construction,, There is no Gasoline/Fuel disti...
by Stayt`ie
Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: International Event News
Topic: World Speed Trials Australia
Replies: 5
Views: 104

Re: World Speed Trials Australia

ok Garry, was just about to reply to your email, but will do my best to help here,, From my understanding Ruedi is still getting the competitors entrie/paperwork together, and I guess all will be explained then,, For now, you will have to join a Motorcycle Australia affilated club, then you have to ...
by Stayt`ie
Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: International Event News
Topic: World Speed Trials Australia
Replies: 5
Views: 104

Re: World Speed Trials Australia

ok, if anyone out there is having trouble, trying to make sense of the FIM's class/record structure, shot me an email at ronniestayt@bigpond.com,, I have a cuppla these records hanging on the wall and am fully conversant with whats required :D yup, thay are not cheap and easy, but, once you get one ...
by Stayt`ie
Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: APS/G 250
Replies: 217
Views: 38499

Re: APS/G 250

Depends on how far torque falls away from hp "after peak",, the closer you can keep them, the more top speed you will see 🙂
by Stayt`ie
Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: theTRUTH
Replies: 183
Views: 9657

Re: theTRUTH

Yup :lol:,, You raise a cuppla valid points, with doing the resurch, putting it out there for all to comment on, not cutting corners, and trying to get it right first time,, by doing this, hopefully it will be a little cheaper next time out 8)
by Stayt`ie
Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: theTRUTH
Replies: 183
Views: 9657

Re: theTRUTH

One of the good things about LSR is that you can choose and run in a class that suits your budget,,budget?, what budget?, wish I could stay within mine :roll: :lol:
by Stayt`ie
Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: International Event News
Topic: Greg Watters
Replies: 7
Views: 396

Re: Greg Watters

Kim told me 228mph, very lucky boy ,,
by Stayt`ie
Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:22 am
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: theTRUTH
Replies: 183
Views: 9657

Re: theTRUTH

I recongise you now lol,,

Looking at the sketch above,, rule of thumb is that with bodywork 6* is a good closing angle on the tail,, given the width of the engine/chassis, you may have to place the rear wheel further back to achieve this,,
by Stayt`ie
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:25 am
Forum: International Event News
Topic: Afflick - Afflick & Afflick - AAA Land Speed Racing Team
Replies: 4
Views: 254

Re: Afflick - Afflick & Afflick - AAA Land Speed Racing Team

Ohh Yes, to get an AMA or FIM record aint that easy :wink:

Congralations, Three sanctioning bodies records in the books is a excellent achievement :D 8) ,,

Where too now :?:
by Stayt`ie
Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: International Event News
Topic: Ack Attack in Bolivia
Replies: 25
Views: 2098

Re: Ack Attack in Bolivia

It will be interesting to see what the "Real" effect of altitude had on these speeds ,, Ralphs bike has gone 266 in the 1.3 miles of El'Mirage, and Al's just undergone a rebuild on the Honda, so the potential for faster speeds was always there,, I guess when thay run at Bonneville will answer my que...
by Stayt`ie
Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: theTRUTH
Replies: 183
Views: 9657

Re: theTRUTH

Yup Tiny,, Chris's bike was more like a stretched conventual bike with an "extremily high c of g", this animals dimenshions(dynamics) are a world away from it,, uuummmm what was his fastest speed ??
by Stayt`ie
Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: theTRUTH
Replies: 183
Views: 9657

Re: theTRUTH

Have built quiet a few dragbike chassis ('ole skool laydown type), from experience 45* with a low c of g and weight, the steering on that thing, with a conventuial rounded motorcycle tyre, at low speed, will be way too heavy, increased rake promotes "flop",, Hoof's bike weight compared to yours is l...
by Stayt`ie
Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: theTRUTH
Replies: 183
Views: 9657

Re: theTRUTH

IMO tyre size makes Jack Shite difference on high horsepower machines :mrgreen: ,,

I have always run 180's, this year on Sams "Production" ZX12 we had a 210 on there, she ran a comfortable 203mph at a conserative 10600rpm (12+ redline) 8)
by Stayt`ie
Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: Classic Motorcycle class
Replies: 6
Views: 559

Re: Classic Motorcycle class

Appricate your point Dave,, me thinks that there wont be hords of'em and their speeds will be comparable too most sub 200's out there now ,, In 2004 ran my 82 Turboed Kawasaki GPZ (naked) to an easy backing off licence pass off 160,, with the experience (feel) for speed gained over the years since, ...
by Stayt`ie
Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Classic Motorcycle class
Replies: 6
Views: 559

Re: Classic Motorcycle class

Always enjoyed the weekend after BUB's at Miller Park watching the Vintage and Classic bikes go round,, Bones, didn't I see you there one year :wink: :lol: