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by Stayt`ie
Sun Jul 16, 2006 10:10 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Go ahead and laugh!
Replies: 17
Views: 12491

sorry daniel, i feel a little guilty for hijacking this thread,,,, as a pentince :wink: , chris have a look at bhpc.org.uk/ :roll: (british human powered club), also do a search on human powered vehicles (hpc), should answer your queries :) ...
by Stayt`ie
Sun Jul 16, 2006 11:37 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: Chris Matherson???
Replies: 4
Views: 4270

Chris Matherson???

chris, could you please pm me,,
by Stayt`ie
Fri Jul 14, 2006 9:09 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Go ahead and laugh!
Replies: 17
Views: 12491

chris, i`d say a little bit older than you, but a lot older than dave, `cause he had to have one made we didnt wear shoes to school (i`m from north queensland "a"), so the soles of our feet were like leather ,, for brakes we would jam our heels down on the rear tyre, just ahead of the frame rails th...
by Stayt`ie
Thu Jul 13, 2006 9:25 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Go ahead and laugh!
Replies: 17
Views: 12491

when i was about 14, me parents had me doing piano lessons (i hated it) once a week, after which i had to ride the old fixed wheel pushey seventeen miles home, every so often a bloke on a wla harley would give me a tow, geezzs those pedals used to whistle around,,,, and my parents now wonder why i h...
by Stayt`ie
Fri Jul 07, 2006 10:52 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: M`cycles to Bonneville
Replies: 12
Views: 7832

from memory it was a 20' container to salt lake city, and the price was from either or, sydney/melbourne, give me a week or so and i will get some up to date fact`s and figures together was down at the winternats, had i known i would have chased chris up, will try to track him down and have a yarn ,...
by Stayt`ie
Sat Jul 01, 2006 9:23 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: M`cycles to Bonneville
Replies: 12
Views: 7832

M`cycles to Bonneville

ok fella`s we were talking `bout this last year, so lets do something about it. who is interested in taking their bike to bonneville in 07 last year i done some inquiring and if we had 5 bikes it would have cost approx $2000 each to ship them over/ return, obviously more bikes would decrease the exp...
by Stayt`ie
Tue Jun 27, 2006 8:24 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: John Vevers
Replies: 9
Views: 8510

dont piss around bones, go straight to the man himself, last i know, that was quiet a few years ago, john was working in BP`s head office (i think) in melbourne,, good luck 8) ...
by Stayt`ie
Sat Jun 24, 2006 9:57 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: John Vevers
Replies: 9
Views: 8510

i spoke with john many years ago , he said that it had problems with streaching the standard cylinder studs :( could`nt keep head gaskets in it, why he didn`t use a set of high tensile studs that were avilable at the time :?: :?: would have cured that problem 8)
by Stayt`ie
Sun Jun 18, 2006 8:21 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Books of interest
Replies: 2
Views: 3465

g`day dave, hows your bike build progressing? ,,,, books, the good doc googles in one of his rambles refered to "race car aerodynamics" by joseph katz out of robert bentley publishers, i have a copy and find it very informative, being a two wheel type person get yourself a copy of "the racing motorc...
by Stayt`ie
Wed May 03, 2006 9:12 pm
Forum: Engine Development and Performance
Topic: Fuels V running Temps
Replies: 3
Views: 5432

14:1 on methanol "is" soft, my suggestion, dont go softer, just keep advancing the spark , i agree with garry, methanol is way cheaper and consistant, i have always used the shell stuff in my turbo bikes, because it has a higer acertone content, i found it gives a cleaner burn which helps in plug re...
by Stayt`ie
Mon May 01, 2006 11:06 pm
Forum: Chassis, Suspension and Saftey
Topic: ronnie stayt
Replies: 13
Views: 12670

thanks jim, duct tape, where would a racer be without it also a big thankyou to jon, joe, john and those older gentleman from ack`s mob, your assistance through comments was/is much appricated, i learnt so much from this one event, but still know very little about getting a bike to run hard on salt ...
by Stayt`ie
Sun Apr 23, 2006 5:02 pm
Forum: Chassis, Suspension and Saftey
Topic: ronnie stayt
Replies: 13
Views: 12670

yeah it was friday nite :? ,, i aint got nothin to do with closets mate :)
by Stayt`ie
Fri Apr 21, 2006 9:30 pm
Forum: Chassis, Suspension and Saftey
Topic: ronnie stayt
Replies: 13
Views: 12670

brillant :!: , and use a sausage for a tube 8) ," will that be bangers and mash, with a pinch of salt, sir" :?: :lol:
by Stayt`ie
Thu Apr 20, 2006 11:44 pm
Forum: Chassis, Suspension and Saftey
Topic: ronnie stayt
Replies: 13
Views: 12670

hay just found this , o.k. i had entered the meeting as mps/g, but because i wasn`t sure of my fuel (petrol?) , shell r100, i changed my class to mps/f, that was on wendesday arvo ,,, the powers that be have been notified, and are going through the motions now ,, when everything checks out, this wil...
by Stayt`ie
Tue Apr 18, 2006 9:18 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Check out Dragster magazine 14th April edition
Replies: 4
Views: 4308

ya done well dave, i was at a display of our drag cars and bikes in the city on the weekend to promote our upcoming "sunstate nationals", all the fellas there had read your article, judging by the many questions thay asked me, it`s sure got them interested... 8)