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New bicycle training rig
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nhawk7504 Offline
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New bicycle training rig
See if this baby can do some motor pacing. Guy selling it is moving to Quebec. He is from Marseilles via Boston.

   
11-14-2017 12:01 PM
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The ferret Online
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RE: New bicycle training rig
TMax's are fast...surprisingly so. The shop lent me one for a day while working on my bike one time. Everytime I looked down at the speedometer I was speeding. Sounded good too.

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11-14-2017 02:01 PM
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4 Paws Offline
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RE: New bicycle training rig
Don’t judge a book by its cover.
Very long time riding buddy switched to scooters a while back due to health reasons and changed my opinion of them very “quickly”.
During the ( not so) Bland VA rally I had the pleasure of riding with Ole who was on a scooter, I think, at least it looked like one when I caught a glimpse of him. Full disclosure - it was my neighborhood!
Personally I’m lusting for a Bergstrom with a sidecar!

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11-14-2017 06:25 PM
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alprider Offline
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RE: New bicycle training rig
well 500ccm are 500ccm ! ! ......and the automatic make the rest : no force interruption while accelerating or you must first learn the feeling for speed...with hondas DCT its the same....BUT.... DCT is not only use throttle and break like with on scooter...
(This post was last modified: 11-15-2017 03:48 AM by alprider.)
11-15-2017 03:35 AM
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The ferret Online
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RE: New bicycle training rig
My only gripes against scooters and DCT bikes is you can't bump start them. Leave key on or battery just dies on it's own and you are flat out stuck where ever you are. I like riding scooters and think I would like riding a DCT, but when the battery died on the Trex the dealer lent me (my fault) I had to put it on a trailer and take it back to the dealer, instead of just bump starting it and riding it back.

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(This post was last modified: 11-16-2017 07:36 AM by The ferret.)
11-15-2017 02:34 PM
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nhawk7504 Offline
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RE: New bicycle training rig
(11-15-2017 02:34 PM)The ferret Wrote:  My only gripes against scooters and DCT bikes is you can't bump start them. Leave key on or battery just dies on it's own and you are flat out stuck where ever you are. I loke riding scooters and think I would like riding a DCT, but when the battery dies on the Trex the dealer lent me (my fault) I had to put it on a trailer and take it back to the dealer, instead of just bump starting it and riding it back.

I'll have to keep that in mind. Haven't left my key on in my bikes of late. But it's happened to most of us at one time or another. I'll make sure it has a fresh battery in it. Cheap insurance.
11-16-2017 06:53 AM
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4 Paws Offline
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RE: New bicycle training rig
There is a trick method of starting a bike with a dead battery using a simple 9 volt battery. Learned it at a motorcycle rally last summer.

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11-16-2017 07:03 AM
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RE: New bicycle training rig
(11-16-2017 07:03 AM)4 Paws Wrote:  There is a trick method of starting a bike with a dead battery using a simple 9 volt battery. Learned it at a motorcycle rally last summer.

4 Paws, I never heard of this tip. Would you mind expanding on it?

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11-16-2017 08:21 AM
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jedd Online
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RE: New bicycle training rig
Yea, I'd like to know how to start a dead battery bike using a 9v battery...

also, if bike battery's dead, how does a FI bike start up by bumping it?
I know this can be done to a carb bike, but don't the FI bike need battery power to initialize the fuel pump to ramp up ample pressure?

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12-14-2017 07:43 AM
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Guth Online
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RE: New bicycle training rig
What happened to this thread, how did so many questions go unanswered, lol.

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