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Old 07-30-2013, 08:03 PM   #11 (permalink)
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yea less torque, but what's the tricke going to weigh, 2 maybe 3 times the bike. sure it won't be a 911 carrera, but it should still be zippy when your not hypermileing.

i'm not saying a trailer's a bad idea, it's just that there'll be a 1/2 ton off tools in it. i've got a note book i write my xr3 ideas in, and there is an entry that reads, "trailer hitch?" along with a lot of others that end with a "?"

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yea less torque, but what's the tricke going to weigh, 2 maybe 3 times the bike. sure it won't be a 911 carrera, but it should still be zippy when your not hypermileing.
Sure. And after all, the torque-to-weight ratio would still be more favorable than in a random subcompact car. But hypermiling with a hi-revving sportsbike engine would be higher than doing so with a slightly bigger and a little less-revving engine out of a cruiser.
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Had to work last weekend, which put 8.5 hrs. of OT on this check, so I used some of the extra $ to order an Ultragauge.
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My UG showed up today. Still trying to figure out whether to mount it by the instrument cluster or on the, all but useless, rear view mirror. I've got a mounting plan for each location, just need to sleep on it.
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Got the UG installed.





Did it in a fashion so it would slightly rock, and by pushing a appropriate corner you can actuate the corresponding button. We'll see, if this doesn't work well, I've got back up ideas.



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