Author Topic: How to monster a brick, instead of cafe it.  (Read 1621 times)

Offline Soggz

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Re: How to monster a brick, instead of cafe it.
« Reply #25 on: April 20, 2019, 04:19:52 AM »
possibly the autobahn in Germany...

Nah unlimited when bricks were made,  prob now too.
ok, just a thought.
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Offline The Mighty Gryphon

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Re: How to monster a brick, instead of cafe it.
« Reply #26 on: April 20, 2019, 09:21:57 AM »
I'm probably wrong, but I think those marks are the range of maximum speeds at red line in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th gear.
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Offline daveson

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Re: How to monster a brick, instead of cafe it.
« Reply #27 on: April 20, 2019, 08:51:32 PM »
You could be onto something there. When I look in the riders handbook, early models (don't have the later book,  though my bike is)  220 is close to redline in fifth,  150 is close to redline in third,  but 50 isn't close to anything on the graph.

I spose I'll put it back into the file of "Things I know I shouldn't wonder about but do"

I spose I'd have more replies if I made a separate thread on it, but then I'd have to take it back out of the file that I shouldn't even be looking at.
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Offline daveson

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Re: How to monster a brick, instead of cafe it.
« Reply #28 on: April 21, 2019, 05:09:05 PM »
I'm probably wrong, but I think those marks are the range of maximum speeds at red line in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th gear.


Continuing on from this idea,  and the riders handbook,  maybe third is the ideal gear between 50-150, fifth ideal between 150-220, and fourth used momentarily in between, for racing?

I've never raced and don't know if this is plausible.
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