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by Prof J
Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Kickin' Tires
Topic: Changing topics: Learning Something New Everyday
Replies: 12
Views: 156

Re: A Place to post: Learning Something New Everyday

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by Prof J
Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Kickin' Tires
Topic: Changing topics: Learning Something New Everyday
Replies: 12
Views: 156

Re: A Place to post: Learning Something New Everyday

Racer-X, I'm sure no whiz on tire balancing, but would'n't that end up with more weight, overall, not less, as if the heavier part of the rim (where stem is place) is counterbalanced some by light part of the tire, then less lead weight overall to balance the rest of the tire? In my case the heavie...
by Prof J
Fri Sep 25, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Mods & Maintenance
Topic: Supercharger gears
Replies: 16
Views: 1296

Re: Supercharger gears

Stuby wrote:
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:49 am
Hello, mine is in EC stage 3 supercharger gears and works fine.
Stuby,

Would you please tell us more about your bike mods, etc?
by Prof J
Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: Kickin' Tires
Topic: Changing topics: Learning Something New Everyday
Replies: 12
Views: 156

Re: A Place to post: Learning Something New Everyday

... the dot on a tire that marks the light spot should be aligned wiht the valve stem... Whilst this is true I have had a truly competent mechanic break that rule and turn the tyre to minimise the amount of lead weight needed to achieve balance. Racer-X, I'm sure no whiz on tire balancing, but woul...
by Prof J
Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:26 am
Forum: Kickin' Tires
Topic: Changing topics: Learning Something New Everyday
Replies: 12
Views: 156

Re: A Place to post: Learning Something New Everyday

Pyrocritic wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 12:10 am
it shows you how incompetent most dealers are, it further shows that a lot of them are really bike owners.
LOL.
by Prof J
Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:19 am
Forum: Kickin' Tires
Topic: Changing topics: Learning Something New Everyday
Replies: 12
Views: 156

Re: A Place to post: Learning Something New Everyday

Dan,

Yes.

What I didn't know was that Michellin does not have a dot, since the tire is so well made/balanced!
by Prof J
Thu Sep 24, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Gear & Gadgets
Topic: Suggestions for tail bag that fits well & looks decent on back
Replies: 13
Views: 184

Re: Suggestions for tail bag that fits well & looks decent on back

Vex wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 2:14 pm
Looks like the Ogio Mach 5.
Vex is right, it's the Ogio 5. I had two short straps put on by my friend, top of shoulder area straps. That's it. Very secure.
by Prof J
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Gear & Gadgets
Topic: Suggestions for tail bag that fits well & looks decent on back
Replies: 13
Views: 184

Re: Suggestions for tail bag that fits well & looks decent on back

I look forward to trying out the Ogio in early Oct.

Fit well on back, and even better off my back.



by Prof J
Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Kickin' Tires
Topic: Changing topics: Learning Something New Everyday
Replies: 12
Views: 156

Changing topics: Learning Something New Everyday

I learn something new everyday, sometimes a number of things, when I can remember them. I thought a Learning Something New Everyday topic might be educational, and fun? Something I learned today. I did not know this about Michelin tires: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKpwmObW8QE&t=80s&ab_channel=D...
by Prof J
Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Mods & Maintenance
Topic: Dave Moss wrap up
Replies: 6
Views: 213

Re: Dave Moss wrap up

Totally agree. "The difference on your bike is that for rear preload you use buttons on the handlebar switches instead of a wrench"...yep.I say that because he does have the KEC.That's whay I was kinda wondering why he was having Dave 'adjust' it(or check it,whatever it was). 2018's yes.Dave could ...