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by harky
Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Headshake at 170mph
Replies: 10
Views: 661

Re: Headshake at 170mph

coffeenobs the bar ends are something i hadn’t heard of , interesting, ! and your early comment about not hitting the other timing pod I was a passenge . I used to wonder how timing equipment was hit / damaged in the past and now i have a better idea ! in “ John Mc Guinness “ book. Built for Speed h...
by harky
Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Headshake at 170mph
Replies: 10
Views: 661

Re: Headshake at 170mph

interesting we get such a short time to test / adjust things it is hard to do changes @ this stage i will remove the swing arm weight remove the “ tabs” on the front guard remove the ram air intakes re consider my front fork travel ( i have limited the travel to about 35mm bump from ride height ) st...
by harky
Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: FEET FORWARD AG1350
Replies: 15
Views: 1822

Re: FEET FORWARD AG1350

ok ,an update just returned from our speed week , my naked busa scared the living daylights out of me , with a head shake ( poor weight distribution, the main reason ) , this project is “ intended “ to be about a stable in line platform theory is good ! so the CENTRE HUB STEERING has been completed ...
by harky
Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Headshake at 170mph
Replies: 10
Views: 661

Re: Headshake at 170mph

my data shows i did give a surve of throttle during the event i do remember letting the bars go “ light “ ie not fighting it and didn’t apply any rear brake ( something i might bo next time ) though i would be really pleased if i don’t experience that again funny i remember there was a lot of noise ...
by harky
Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Headshake at 170mph
Replies: 10
Views: 661

Re: Headshake at 170mph

Ronnie the bike shook last year when Dave B had a ride , ( 150mph ) i re set / checked head stem bearings , made laser front to rear wheel aligner , ( and now have a “ trammel “ that l use to rear wheel align to the swing arm shaft Dave and i discussed the way we shut down , and seems i shut slower ...
by harky
Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Headshake at 170mph
Replies: 10
Views: 661

Headshake at 170mph

On my first run over the Long Course I had intended to have a run to see what speed the bike could do as it was set up/geared. But after this I decided to pack up and have a rethink: https://youtu.be/wZHu0SIxliM Some will find this pretty funny and I do too NOW after a couple of days off the bike. S...
by harky
Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: FEET FORWARD AG1350
Replies: 15
Views: 1822

Re: FEET FORWARD AG1350

about to leave for our speed week
i have just picked up the CHS i have had made
some pictures and a serious start to the project when i return
cheers
harky
by harky
Thu Mar 08, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: FEET FORWARD AG1350
Replies: 15
Views: 1822

Re: FEET FORWARD AG1350 b

there are some good pictures there i got the CHS ( centre hub steering) system from the engineering business last week ,so some progress i will not lay down as much as that bike , but steering under my knees is the go , We are nearly packed and ready I am doing the track 2 pre stage , ( Monday AM) B...
by harky
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Condition of lake
Replies: 15
Views: 1418

Re: Condition of lake

ok
relax , the “effect” from the cyclone seems to be sliding west of our playground
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by harky
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: Another V8 bike
Replies: 35
Views: 5077

Re: Another V8 bike

belt guard
belt guard
beltguard
i’ve seen people tangled in unguarded stuff
and it ain’t nice
blood and screaming ——— still can hear it
and that was 20 years ago
by harky
Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: It lives
Replies: 299
Views: 84240

Re: It lives

Ronnie 2 smokes require a 7lb pre run stabalilisation , saturation period so the co- efficient between the linea expansion of the rotating bits and the non smoke producing bits can be pre stressed to help with the eardrum destroying noise outcome Dave has it sussd to perfection both in terms of nois...
by harky
Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Bit of land speed history return to OZ
Replies: 3
Views: 516

Re: Bit of land speed history return to OZ

Ronnie as a little harky , ( 1968–9 -70 ) i went to beach land speed meetings in Tasmania some were at a ( then remote ) beach , common name was 7 mile beach ( guess how long it was ) ( north western Tas , near Port Sorrell , off the Exeter Highway) chat with you @ the lake cheers older ——- harky
by harky
Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: Bit of land speed history return to OZ
Replies: 3
Views: 516

Bit of land speed history return to OZ

good to see a bike that set some speed history coming back to Australia
the auction price is staggering
wonder who bought it ?
i volunteer to ride it @ lake Gairdner

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-03/v ... on/9390634
by harky
Fri Jan 26, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: APS/G 250
Replies: 239
Views: 63333

Re: APS/G 250

AKA
beehive corner
bliss ???
by harky
Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: FOR SALE
Topic: MPS G 1350 Kawasaki GPZ 1100 B1
Replies: 1
Views: 1070

Re: MPS G 1350 Kawasaki GPZ 1100 B1

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