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MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE / Re: Fatalities in LSR
« Last post by scott g on September 27, 2020, 12:13:24 AM »
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MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE / Re: Fatalities in LSR
« Last post by FlaminRoo on September 25, 2020, 04:19:12 PM »
Helmets are off secondary protection,,

There is an interview with Ralph on the salt at Bonneville at the 2020 Speedweek event,, this interview starts with vision of Ralph making a pass then returning to his pit aboard his 1000cc machine,,
 
I note that the tail section on the bike appears to be much larger (higher, SCTA),,

He had made a number of safe high speed runs on the 600cc machine which had a smaller (lower, FIM) tail section,,

Did he underestimate the affect the wind would have on this larger tail ???
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MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE / Re: Fatalities in LSR
« Last post by Oz Booster on September 25, 2020, 03:47:03 PM »
High speed crash survival always will have an element of luck involved
Also physical condition and age will play a big part, GP riders crash at similar speeds , they generally have best possible gear like airbag suits and since last year stringent helmet requirements , but there also young (except maybe Rossi ;)  ) , quite possibly a younger body would have coped better in Sam and Ralphs situations
I dont know if Ralph was using the new FIM spec helmet we were all required to buy to run FIM after Dec 19 or if it would have made any difference

 
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MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE / Re: Fatalities in LSR
« Last post by scott g on September 25, 2020, 12:30:49 PM »
The world famous Bonneville Salt Flats suffered it’s
third fatal motorcycle crash during competition in August 2020.

For almost a century, high speed motorcycle racing on the flats
under the guidance of the Southern California Timing Association
(SCTA) had been considered the paragon of motorcycle safety. 

The Association had conducted racing starting in 1949 with
ZERO motorcycle fatalities in competition until about 10 years ago. 

Since then, three brave men have died behind the handlebars,
first streamliner driver Cliff Gullett, then recently
Sam Wheeler, also in a streamliner.

The August crash by Ralph Hudson becomes the first
(and only) fatal crash by a modified street bike.

Has something changed ?

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MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE / Re: Fatalities in LSR
« Last post by scott g on September 25, 2020, 12:15:07 PM »
RALPH HUDSON, a 50 year veteran of high-speed motorcycle racing,
 and the second of only two men to ride over 300mph on modified street bikes,
died in hospital in Salt Lake City after suffering fatal injuries at about 250mph
in a crash at the Bonneville Salt Flats in August of 2020.

Hudson was riding the same 1000cc turbocharged Suzuki 1,000cc bike
that carried him over 307mph in Bolivia in 2017.  Eye witnesses reported
the bike “became unstable” while making a record-back-up-run,
and the bike crashed; ejecting Hudson. 

Hudson was only 69 years of age.

The speed of 250mph was a familiar one to Hudson,
and he had exceed that speed several times already
 in the 2020 Speed Week competition, including
a qualifying speed of 269mph.  Hudson also raced
his similar turbocharged 600cc Suzuki at
nearly 250mph  in the same meet.

Investigations of the accident are ongoing by the
Southern California Timing Association (SCTA),
the promoters of the event.  Eye witnesses report
that the major cause of instability was
a ”wobble or weave” at high speed. 

Hudson himself had reported instability problems in the
days before the crash, and according to an eye witness,
appeared “quite concerned” about wind conditions in the
minutes before starting his fatal run. 

Hudson had crashed at high speed on this track before.

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MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE / Re: RIP Ralph Hudson.
« Last post by bowches on September 18, 2020, 09:12:18 PM »
very sad. R I P. but he did hit 300mph in one direction so that was great
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BIKE TALK / 2000 Hayabusa fuel pump feed & return location on the pump
« Last post by Silvio Kapaa on September 16, 2020, 03:47:07 PM »
Have a 2000 Hayabusa that sat for a long time ,, feed & return hoses broke apart removing the tank . I need to verify the correct location when I put new hose on.
Thanks
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HELP! / Re: help please busa 99 stopped sometime
« Last post by TT on September 14, 2020, 03:02:13 PM »
check the charging system output too stator plugs melt
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MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE / Re: Loring Issues
« Last post by Nosgsx1300 on September 14, 2020, 02:51:37 AM »
thanks
but they could have gotten one for Saturday am thru Napa

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MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE / Re: Loring Issues
« Last post by Ali123 on September 13, 2020, 08:58:11 AM »
normal stuff thrown at motor
ID 1000 cc injectors
Bosch 044 pump
PCV-TPI
RCC GT40
Stedman Liquid plenum
~17.5 PSI on pump traps me 170+ in the quarter
Tuned by Zeitronix ZT-2 and Jack Daniels.....oh wait me

Why didnt u reach out to me... i have a TURBO bike ya know.... i got an 02 sensor tapped into my dump pipe for my wego... i could have overnighgted the thing...
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