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Author Topic: weather may = better performance?  (Read 154 times)

Sectorsteve

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weather may = better performance?
« on: October 05, 2014, 10:40:15 PM »
I feel like my c5 loves 30+ degrees. As soon as it warms up it just seems to go lots better. 30+ in f = hot!

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Re: weather may = better performance?
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2014, 11:00:11 PM »
Cooler air is more dense. Might be psychological to feeling it on hot days. ;-)
I found winter mornings below 0 Celsius there was more pep to the engine. Maybe the hotter days make the metal looser?
« Last Edit: October 06, 2014, 01:36:24 AM by Desi Bike »
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Re: weather may = better performance?
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2014, 11:12:50 PM »
I dunno... they are air cooled engines
Kinda makes sense. There have been a number of 40F mornings and mine didn't hesitate a bit.

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Re: weather may = better performance?
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2014, 12:05:26 AM »
30 Celsius or 30 Fahrenheit?
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Re: weather may = better performance?
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2014, 12:25:06 AM »
I hope it's 30 Celsius as SS is in Australia  ;) 30F is below freezing point ;o It has been around 35C/95F here for the past couple of days now. However, rain is on the way too  :-\
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Re: weather may = better performance?
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2014, 12:46:16 AM »
I was out in 40F weather this am. I did up my jets as it's cooler now, and the bike really ran well!  I think your right: they like denser air :)

Seemed to want to cruise around 70 very easily.  With that said... I could live with 30C...
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Re: weather may = better performance?
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2014, 01:33:11 AM »
I feel like my c5 loves 30+ degrees. As soon as it warms up it just seems to go lots better. 30+ in f = hot!
Yes in F , plus 30 C is hotter then 86 f. Some might call that F ing hot.
Seems unlikely your engine would make more power at hotter tempatures.
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