Go Back   Motorcycle Forum > Motorcycle.Com General Discussion > Motorcycle News > Old News > Buell News

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-04-2002, 08:15 AM   #31
nathan_1
Founding Member
 
nathan_1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 10
Default Re: 200 MPH Harley-Davidson

If I fire a cow out of a giant cannon, can I be recorded in the history books for the fastest cow?
__________________
This statement is false.
nathan_1 is offline   Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links Remove Advertisements
Motorcycle Forum
Advertisement
Old 11-04-2002, 05:30 PM   #32
jmeyn
Founding Member
 
jmeyn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Posts: 780
Default Re: Do-it-yourself drag calculation

1) The result is consistent with reality within about 5% either way in several speed tests on modified motorcycles and right in line with MotoGP bikes that have exceeded 200 MPH.

2) 5% is all you can expect given the difficulty of reaching and measuring top speed; repeated runs tend to vary that much.

3) Bikes are out of boundary layer flow and into turbulent flow from about 5 mph till the edge of the speed of sound. The method holds quite well over that range.
jmeyn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2009, 07:14 AM   #33
LouisianaX-Rider
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 1
Default

R.I.P Richard Nallin
His best trophy ever was won on 6-25-09
LouisianaX-Rider is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off