FEET FORWARD AG1350

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harky
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Re: FEET FORWARD AG1350

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yep that the airfield I have in mind
they do hot rod brake and swerve testing there , I am still a long way from getting “ movement “
the bike will need a 1 mile paddock to turn around , so i still have to make things like a dolly wheel ( with casters ) that i can easily manoeuvre it about —————— then it doesn’t fit into the “ deluxe” trailer i made , so that has to be 1.5 metres longer
( the bike is 4 metres long. THE FUN DOES NT STOP
harky
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Stayt`ie
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Re: FEET FORWARD AG1350

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Yup, we would all like somewhere to test our machines, but, not having that luxerie only makes us more vigulent in the shed :D
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momec3
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Re: FEET FORWARD AG1350

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Your right Stayt'ie, It makes us overthink and lose sleep over every bloody detail. A couple of test blasts would save a lot of pain.
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Re: FEET FORWARD AG1350

Post by russelllowe »

Wouldn't want it to get "normal" though would we?

Not wanting to suggest another project, but ... set of rollers?

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I like how these ones link the front roller to the front one at the rear.

I wonder if there are any cyclists out there that can attest to how similar riding on one of these compares to riding on the road?

Cheers!

harky
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Re: FEET FORWARD AG1350

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I ride a ( pedal ) bike regularly , i have recumbent bikes ( that i pedal ) and those double rollers to train on , i found it requires a lot of balance concentration, road bikes with different steering geometry are harder than a mountain bike .

I have a bike dyno , that i could add another drive system to simulate riding my ( 4 metre ) bike , and that is not too hard to do;

Going to the lake having not tested or run our creations ( a part from maybe dyno ing it ) is something to be avoided, but sometimes we don’t have much choice
Given how much straight bits of road we have , you think between our group we could find a bit to use ——- this subject has been raised many times.
harky
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so far 120mph for$2000---imagine how fast I can go for $20,000

harky
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Re: FEET FORWARD AG1350

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not much happening in the build forum , some slow progress on the long bike
engine assembly and fitting done , Gen 2 crank ,rods , barrels mixed with gen 1 head crank cases, in theory it should see 200 RWHP , enough to scare me 😳, Fuel ,cooling have been done to the point of being ready for final assembly ( after painting and plating) at this time my focus is wiring , the EFI ( motec, and Plex dash ) are a test of patience and attention to accuracy.
I have a good range of crimping tools for the efi connectors and sensors , Deutscher sealed connectors are the best way to go
I have a marine fuse and relay box ( water and SALT proof ) using a PDM ( electronic power distribution model ) would be the real good way to go , but it’s serous $$$sss , and outside my budget .
Exhausts will be four straight out pipes ( most likely with megaphones ) so that’s a bit different to any busa
gear shift ,( cable ) and shift cut module in place . , front and rear wheel speed sensors fitted
battery isolation/ ( acts as key ) and lanyard kill switch —— they are between my legs in front of the steering pivot, —- done

https://postimg.cc/gallery/kbPczsF

this link is to lots of random photos. some not that interesting, but roll with it
harky
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so far 120mph for$2000---imagine how fast I can go for $20,000

Stayt`ie
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Re: FEET FORWARD AG1350

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unless you have experienced it, you "cannot" imagine the wind pressure on your helmet at 200mph, 180-90 is just a breeze, at 200 it's trying to tear ya head (and leathers) off :twisted:
Two suggestions Steve, maybe extend your backrest up so it supports your helmet,, with sit on bikes, by crouching forward one can align/point their spine into the wind, thus supporting the neck muscles,, sitting prone as you would be, you will be relying on neck strength only, mate, ya wont be able to stand the pressure for the time to get up to speed, let alone another four miles (approx. two minutes),,
Second suggestion, given the above problem, there is "no way" you will be able to moniter your gauges, get them up into the line of sight (at 200mph), especially your oil light and tacko,, at 200+ you will not be able to move your head (helmet), minium eye movement only (straight ahead) :)
Lookin good mate, do you plan to run next event (fingers crossed 2021) :?:
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harky
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Re: FEET FORWARD AG1350

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Cheers Ronni. i plan on a helmet rest , a plus from the way i am sitting , i may have shoulder stability as well. i have done 175 naked , the loads at that were high , exponential load is a useful term
i think the loads on my upper arms may be an issue.
my “ Plex 120 pro ” dash is gear indicator, shift light , warning lights but mostly data logging. The m84 motec i use only logs 16 things , which seems enough, but very quickly isn’t enough. so i can “suck” up to 60 things from the motec —-it’s great it just needs me to grasp the logging thing better
i am progressing well with the wiring, and yep running 2021 is the plan , mind you @ 4 metres it doesn’t fit into the trailer i made , there is another job , aren’t angle grinders a great tool , specially with the 1 mm cut off wheel 😳😳😷😷😷😬😬😬👍👍
harky
DLRA #643
so far 120mph for$2000---imagine how fast I can go for $20,000

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