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Author Topic: Motorcycle Language 101 by KEVIN CAMERON  (Read 465 times)

singhg5

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Motorcycle Language 101 by KEVIN CAMERON
« on: February 08, 2014, 05:43:28 PM »
I always look forward to reading Kevin Cameron's column in every issue of Cycle World. This month, actually March 2014 issue, he goes over what he calls Motorcycle Language 101.

His writings are clear, concise, educational and inspirational as he expresses through words some commonly used terms, names and motorcycle jargon.

Enjoyed his Pre-Ignition vs Detonation paragraphs in these pages - attached a PDF link below.

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Re: Motorcycle Language 101 by KEVIN CAMERON
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2014, 04:09:12 PM »
Liked the article, too, singh5, and he's not alone about his peeves. Excellent description of pre-ignition and detonation.
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Re: Motorcycle Language 101 by KEVIN CAMERON
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2014, 10:57:14 PM »
That is a pretty good read, though I'm thinkin that "wind chill" is still often confused with "evaporation". My understanding of the whole water moving "too fast" for cooling was on the thought that the H2O was moving too fast through the "radiator" to cool down before it entered the head again, BUT, if speedin up the H2O circulation fixed Yamahas' heat issue, that theory just hits the "round file", but he's got my "gray matter" jinnin. I'm really enjoyin this site lately, Thanks ya'll, R.Tillery
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Re: Motorcycle Language 101 by KEVIN CAMERON
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2014, 04:59:59 PM »
.........My understanding of the whole water moving "too fast" for cooling was on the thought that the H2O was moving too fast through the "radiator" to cool down before it entered the head again..........

actually, the amount of heat transferred (removed) is directly proportional to the difference in temperature between the coolant and the air flowing through the radiator.  Speeding up the coolant flow will make the radiator hotter (temperature) thereby removing more heat (calories).
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