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Old 02-06-2007, 06:38 PM   #71
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Thanks for the answers. It was the Buell XB bikes that created the questions in the first place. Take say a Ulysses with 23.5 degress of rake and 4.8" of trail vs. a KTM 950 Adventure with 26.6 degrees of rake with 4.7" of trail. While I test drove both bikes last year the steering part of the ride did not seem that different but what did I know then. Now all I have to do is wait the 2 months to let the weather warm up enough to try them again with a better idea of what to look for.
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Old 02-06-2007, 06:44 PM   #72
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Old 02-06-2007, 07:18 PM   #73
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Step away from the keyboard. Keep your tentacles and flippers where I can see them.
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Old 02-06-2007, 07:20 PM   #74
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And your point is?....... Sorry, someone had to do it.

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Old 02-06-2007, 07:22 PM   #75
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What's a higher calling than a design engineer?
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Old 02-06-2007, 07:22 PM   #76
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I think I have it now: Rake - angle at which a household tool is held to establish a trail, the steeper the angle the quicker pain is achieved thereby reducing trail Trail - horizontal distance covered by motorcyle/motorcyclist only if rake is left at home.
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Old 02-07-2007, 11:04 AM   #77
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I guess that some idiot here thinks that if you lengthen the fork tubes you don't change the trail.
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Old 02-07-2007, 11:06 AM   #78
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There ain't no KP. Pretty elaborate hoax though. But then there are some pretty elaborate theories that aliens control everything in any mental hospital that you visit. If there's anything the inmates have it's time on their hands.
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Old 02-07-2007, 11:08 AM   #79
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That's why we know he's a fake. He doesn't even understand what he posted. LOL!
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Old 02-08-2007, 05:40 AM   #80
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Dearest Mr. AirHawk. Please know that I am not the one who thinks you're a dipstick.
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