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Motorcycle Safety

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Motorcycle safety revolves around the driver’s ability to safely control the vehicle, and requires the observance of proper self-defense driving, appropriate attire and body gear to minimize bodily injury during accidents.
  35.6 psi front n rear without passenger and 40psi on rear with passenger for 2003 model
3.59362347 seconds   189.73 mph = 84.8168992 metres per second 1000 feet = 304m time = distance / speed time = 304 / 84.8168992 time = 3.59362347sec
A motorcycle helmet must meet DOT gauges to be legitimate for the  street, a snowmobile head protector does not.
  == Answer ==   Answer: The quick answer to this question would have to be no... Even though many of the new vehicles have improved hepa filters for their air vents and air conditioners. Hepa are good for large and even many small particles. However they do very little to stop toxic vapors....
  I remember once i overfilled my oil tank and my fuel injection light comes on. its blinks when you are on idle. It wasnt permamnent. as soon as the oil level dropped the light went away.
A whole lot of accidents happen, here's a fact: 1,829 bikers were saved by their motorcycle helmets during crashes in 2008 - and almost 1,000 more could have been saved had they worn helmets. Here's another fact: One of three accidents happen due to drug abuse. The sad part is, now the law says we...
At 55 mph you are moving at about 80.667 feet every second. So, in 11 seconds, you would travel about 887.337 feet. (80.667 x 11 = 887.337)
35 feet = 0.006628 miles. 2.63 seconds = 0.0007306 hours. So 0.006628/0.0007306 = 9.072 mph.
  Front and rear should be 36 psi as standard (i.e. pressures should be adjusted to suit riding conditions)
Motorcycle helmets are important to protect the driver's head  during any injury. So, one should always choose a helmet that is  lightweight and crack resistant.
"You" don't make one. You buy one. "YOU" do not have the required skills or equipment to make a motorcycle helmet which will provide any degree of protection in the event of a crash. If you are going to make your own helmet then you might as well not even wear one.
Statistics show that surprisingly not a lot of people get injured. The numbers are like 1 out of every 5000! Maybe 1 to 2 hundred people a year. Dirt bikes are actually one of the safest motorized activities. riding a dirt bike is safer than riding in a car.
1 mph = 5280 ft in 3600 sec, so 44 mph = (44 x 5280)/3600 = a whisker more than 64.5 fps...
== Answer ==   You thought fractions would never be good for anything! Forget the numbers and concentrate on the units: 60 miles -------- 1 hour What would you multiply this by to cancel the hours? 60 miles hours miles -------- x ----- = ----- 1 hour sec sec What is hours/second? There...
  it will go from 75 to 80 stock.
A safety helmet is a head covering intended to protect the head from injury as a result of striking or being struck by something. Safety helmets are used in sports (such as American Football) recreation (such as bicycle and motorcycle riding), and in the workplace.
  They are all good in a straight line. Suzuki and Kawasaki handle very differently from Honda and Yamaha. S & K tend to be more lively and less smooth than H & Y. Triumph are competitive and full of status. The Buell, very short (great for tight turns and lively handling) and a monster...
12 inches = 1 foot2112 inches = 2112 ÷ 12 = 176 feet.176 per 2 seconds = 30 x 176 = 5280 feet per minute = 60 x 5280 = 316800 feet per hour
  Depending on the year, and exact model, it can weigh from 480 to 560 lbs dry weight.
Without a doubt, yes. It is one of the most dangerous things a human can do and if it helps cut down on serious injury and death then they should.
michelin pilot power 2ct or race front tire 120-70zr 17 rear tire 180-55zr 17
There are 5280 feet in one mile. Therefore, 1 mile per hour is equal to 5280 feet per hour.There are 3600 seconds in one hour. Therefore, 5280 feet per hour is equal to 5280/3600 = 1.46 recurring (that is, 1.46666...) feet per second.
  In UK every motorcycle used on the road is required to have insurance.
one motorcylist said to the other i bet my bike is faster than yours. the other said no it's not, lets have a race and find out. the rest is history
  Over 20 mph, front brake then add back brake. Under 20mph a little front but mostly back brake. Under 5 mph back brake only. In an emergency front brake hard and add back brake hard. Change down after braking, even if you brake to a standstill.
  Yes, there are earplugs especially designed for motorcyclists and can be found in any motorcycle store. They cut out most wind-noise-in-helmet frequencies but still allow sirens, horns and some people/engine noise to get through.
The first motorcyles were literally bicycles with a motor strapped to them. The brakes were bicycle brakes. The early true motorcycles had drum brakes in the hubs that were developed from the motor car industry; as were disc brakes.   == Answer: ==   My guess for you to answer this question...
It is difficult to determine the different pressure ports on your  air conditioning compressor without knowing the make and model of  the automobile. In most cases the low pressure port is on the right  hand side of the air conditioner compressor.
  The Honda Shadow Spirit, recommends 29 psi in the front tire and 32-36 psi in the rear tire.
They don't 'need' their own parking spots, but it is nice when a building takes that into account when making the parking lot. You can fit three motorcycles into one car parking spot. So you tell me which you would rather see... one motorcycle taking up three full sized car spaces, or three...
accelerate right before hitting the obstacle to lighten the front end of the bike
I think he became a double amputee. No, that is James Stacy, not James Keach.
Road tests on the infamous Hayabusa suggest top speeds ranging from 170 MPH to "in excess of 195 MPH". That's about 1 mile per hour per horsepower, claimed at 194. Great by any standard! That is where the bike halts due to the rev limiter that assigns the bike to the informal European speed...
Could be a dead battery or a problem with the starter...most likely the solenoid switch.
  Light circuits are very simple in operation but universally regarded a pig to trouble shoot; the wires go everywhere. The brakelight is operated by either the front or back brake levers; two switches. It is unlikely that both switches have failed simultaneously so check the grounding of the...
A pocket bike can be tuned up by adjusting the carburetor and  changing the spark plug. Changing the spark plug wire when  necessary will also help with a tune up for this type of bike.
Regardless of age, everyone is legally required to wear a helmet  while biking.    Depending on the country that you live in. UK for instanstance has  no legal requirement to wear any sort of safety equipment on a  bicycle.
Motorcycle racing has gone on for at least 70-75 yrs.
Not for an adult riding on a public road. The landlord may however state something like "a bicycle helmet must be worn when riding on this property". Can't really say what he can do to enforce that though, apart from asking a person either to wear a helmet or to leave the property.
Before thinking of a particular tyre, check the front end is properly aligned, the forks are straight and the shocks have oil and are working properly. Next check the front and back tyres are compatible and at the right pressure, and that the front brake is not sticking on. Then go for a good...
That depends on your bikes rotor design. If you have a large thick rotor disc-it can get hot and have a hard time shedding that heat leading to brake fade. Also if its a large heavy rotor it has a pronounced gyroscopic effect to your bikes handling-which isnt the best. A wave rotor promotes better...
Depends on where you're at. The law isn't the same  everywhere. 
  24 psi in the front, 28-29 psi in the back.
How many people die in the uk from Motor cycle accidents
Suzuki generally uses the cubic inches as part of the model numbers for the later models. Most likely this would be a 50 cubic inch model, approx. 800cc's
look for the little arrow on the side of the filter. Thats the way the fuel will flow from the tank to the carb.
There are two parts to getting your motorcycle endorsement. The first one is to take a riding test and the second is a written test. The riding test at the DMV is very difficult to pass for a brand new rider. If you grew up riding motorcycles on dirt roads in farm country then getting the...
It depends-- if you're talking about the kind without the motor, that depends on the power of your leg. If you're talking about the motorized kind, they usually don't go over 20mph.
Laws requiring all motorcyclists to wear a helmet are in place in 19 states and the District of ColumbiaLaws requiring only some motorcyclists to wear a helmet are in place in 28 statesThere is no motorcycle helmet use law in 3 states (Illinois, Iowa, and New Hampshire)Some bicyclists are required...
Importance of protective clothing Without the right clothing you can get very cold and wet when riding a motorcycle. Special motorcycling clothing is available which: protects you from the weatherhelps to protect you from some types of injuryhelps other road users to see you By law you must wear a...
53 x 5280 = 279,840 ft in one hour
Many things including how to avoid accidents; panic braking, how to swerve to avoid objects in the road. You also learn what to do in many different situations you might encounter while riding, wet pavement, cars pulling out in front of you and how a motorcycle reacts in emergency situations.
  0-60 mph in less than 3 sec. Top speed (on a track) better than 180mph.
High speed wobbleSpeed wobbles can occur whenever something starts a vibration that matches a resonant frequency of the wheels. A resonant frequency is one at which your motorcycle will vibrate very easily; a particular motorcycle may have multiple resonant frequencies. The starting point may be a...
35 miles per hour is 51.33 feet per second.
  2007 Was the last year of the Softail standard. 2008 they still made Softail Customs and the like, but not Standard. So.. NO, there is no such thing as a "wheel from a 2008 Softail standard"
  All helmets must be DOT approved and have the DOT sticker on them, in the US, when helmets are required.
  I have a 2001 sporster. I usually shift at or alittle above 3000 rpm. Any thing lower puts my rpm at or under 2000 in the next higher gear, which makes my engine labor. I use my tac to shift and have never noticed the mph.
  Yes. The cost to the community from preventable head injuries is enormous, and one must take into account here the cost to families caring for brain-injured people.
The information is on the tire sidewall.
well probably the biggest is going fast and not wearing a helmet. apart from that i would say just crashing in general can kill you in a motorcycle so i would say everything makes people die in motorcycles if you crash into it.
There are lots of motorcycle incidents a year around 60 million die a year!
At 30 mph, an object is moving at about 44 feet every second.
  your friends might just be protective of you. some friends are like that. some might be oyer the top protective but they are like that to protect you. as a bit of a guide u should listen to them they know whats best. but it is actually up to you what you do is always up to you just consider...
There are laws in Canada that require the people to wear motorcycle helmet especially when they reach the age of 18 years old. Canada also has a law governing the quality of motorcycle helmets made and sold in the country. Canada follows the law of international quality standard set by European...
That's a stupid question to ask; why don't you just Bing it?
Most people who don't wear protective clothing do it because they think it will make them look cool if they don't wear it.
In my experience the best argument for a helmet law is that a motorcyclist involved in a collision without a helmet will sustain larger injuries. Therefore their medical care will be more expensive. Those expenses will be covered largely by raising insurance premiums or by taxes by way of medicare...
Answer . The opposite of a wheelie.. According to Timberwoof's Motorcycle FAQ, "A stoppie is when you stop with the front brake in such a way that you purposely bring the rear wheel off the ground.". Answer . Stoppies are kind of a dangerous trick. It is when you stop on the front wheel, weight...
== Answer ==   Here's the summary from Timberwoof's Motorcycle FAQ:   A high-side is where the bike suddenly regains traction after beginning to skid and spits the rider over the bike. The rider typically exits on the high side of the bike�the side not closest to the ground.   A low-side...
== Answer ==   Here's the answer given in Timberwoof's Motorcycle FAQ:   When it rains, slow down a bit. Be aware that the first rains in the season will cause all the accumulate oil and spooge to float up to the surface and make the roads really slick for the first hour or three.   Keep...
== Answer ==   Here's the answer given in Timberwoof's Motorcycle FAQ:   Parts of California commonly get patchy thick fog. Interstate 5 and other highways commonly are the scenes of multiple-car pileups resulting from people driving way too fast in the fog. Often, even if you slow down to an...
It is easily waterproofed. It is more resistant to ripping/shredding than other materials, in case of an accident. It doesn't flap in the wind.    My AnswerThe number one reason. Wind cannot penetrate leather, even on a warm day you will get cold riding a cycle. Also, and the more important...
Answer   Whether or not your state requires you to wear a helmet, it would be a GREAT idea to wear one. Next most important piece of gear would be a motorcycle jacket. They have armor built into the elbows, shoulders, and back and have gone throught rigorous testing to sustain a crash. Gloves and...
In the opinion of Timberwoof of Timberwoof's Motorcycle FAQ, "An hour at highway speeds will subject your ears to enough wind noise to cause some hearing loss."Need: If you want to maintain your hearing as well as you can in your later years.Want: Probably. While strictly speaking they aren't...
 Whether or not you are legally required to wear a helmet is a matter of state law. Each state has different requirements, with some states requiring you wear a helmet if you are over 18, over 21, or if you do not have medical insurance.     Do I need to wear a helmet?   In states with a...
Best Helmets . In the opinion of Timberwoof of Timberwoof's Motorcycle FAQ: HJC, Arai, Shoei, or Nolan. He notes, "The best helmet for you is one that you can afford, that fits, and that you'll wear every time you get on the motorcycle. A $100 Snell and DOT rated helmet is just as safe as a $500...
In the opinion of Timberwoof of Timberwoof's Motorcycle FAQ:: Aerostich, Joe Rocket, Tourmaster, or FirstGear. He notes, "Leather looks sexy and works; Cordura is functional and works; Shorts and a T-shirt are an invitation to skin grafts. Jackets can be had relatively inexpensively at pawn shops...
== Answer ==   Here's are some hand signals given by Timberwoof's Motorcycle FAQ for communicating with other motorcyclists:   * To oncoming bikers: Hand palm down, fingers undulating below: squid alert!  * To bikers with you: Pointing frantically down at something on own bike: there's...
== Answer ==   Here's are the answers given in Timberwoof's Motorcycle FAQ:   How do I ride with a passenger?   Don�t, until you have enough solo experience. After that, go slower and brake earlier.   How much experience should I have?   Some people are perfectly capable of carrying...
3 seconds behind him, no matter the speed on dry pavement. More on wet pavement.
Its caused by the bacteria in the excrement
There is an easy remedy for ALL of your problems. Catch it before it starts or even cover up a hole with a BANTHEBURN.com patch. It is easily applied, and I received my package within a week. Simply adhere the patch to any rain suit or even a pair of pants, let dry then ride your worries away.
It depends on the gear ratio of the drive and driven gears. I would test it out, or call the person you got the scooter from.
Advantages: -lower fuel costs than a passenger vehicle -may not require emissions tests -most riders consider the actual riding to be fun and exciting -where legal, motorcycles can "split lanes" and avoid traffic -you may participate in rider clubs and events -some motorcycles can greatly...
I don't know the exact answer to this. I have followed my friend who has a 1100cc Kawasaki crotch rocket up to 145 mph unknowingly. He has a 180 mph speedometer, mine was maxed out.
ROAD RASH does not feel good to your face, well that is what i think. yous a full face helmet for the max speed plus some that you would be going at.(try it at 5 mil an hour and if you nose is still there then go faster .... no really don't do that you need your face) yous a full face helmet.
It is often used in ratios. It helps to determine how large  everything needs to be in order to work properly.