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where can i get myself dyno'ed?

Old 08-08-12, 08:21 AM
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where can i get myself dyno'ed?

i wanna know my power output. lolz

but i'll prolly be dissapointed just like when i took my gixxer in for a dyno test... although i felt cheated bec they didn't make use air for my intake.
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Originally Posted by vermilionx View Post
i wanna know my power output. lolz

but i'll prolly be dissapointed just like when i took my gixxer in for a dyno test... although i felt cheated bec they didn't make use air for my intake.
What does that mean?
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Surely you know someone around with a powertap. If so just ask to borrow it and do a threshold test. I have no problem loaning mine out to those that are curious. If someone has a compatible bb I'll even swap cranks out and let them use my quarq for a test.
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Originally Posted by LowCel View Post
Surely you know someone around with a powertap. If so just ask to borrow it and do a threshold test. I have no problem loaning mine out to those that are curious. If someone has a compatible bb I'll even swap cranks out and let them use my quarq for a test.
1st off, don't call me shirley. ^_^

i don't know any acquaintances with a power meter. heck im having hard time finding people to ride with.

i really need to join a club since i failed at starting my own among my friends.
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Originally Posted by tagaproject6 View Post
What does that mean?
im talking motorcycles. if you knew that already then im prolly using the wrong terminology.
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Look for a cycling studio in your area. Usually triathlon training. You can pay them for a session and do a FTP test.
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Arent there stationary bikes that can measure your watts? Maybe a local health club will give you a trial membership and you can try one of those.
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Originally Posted by vermilionx View Post
im talking motorcycles. if you knew that already then im prolly using the wrong terminology.
I am aware of the motorcycle part, but what I don't understand is "they didn't make use air for my intake".
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Originally Posted by tagaproject6 View Post
I am aware of the motorcycle part, but what I don't understand is "they didn't make use air for my intake".
they were supposed to simulate the air that gets sucked in those intakes to help cool the engine and produce more power.
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Originally Posted by NWS Alpine View Post
Look for a cycling studio in your area. Usually triathlon training. You can pay them for a session and do a FTP test.
interesting. i'll look into that.
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Originally Posted by LowCel View Post
Surely you know someone around with a powertap. If so just ask to borrow it and do a threshold test. I have no problem loaning mine out to those that are curious. If someone has a compatible bb I'll even swap cranks out and let them use my quarq for a test.
How about you let me use your new TT bike at the end of August
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How about you let me use your new TT bike at the end of August
I need it on the 19th, you are welcome to it after that. Just don't screw up my adjustments.
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Originally Posted by vermilionx View Post
they were supposed to simulate the air that gets sucked in those intakes to help cool the engine and produce more power.
I know they do that on cars with turbo/intercoolers to keep the intercoolers from getting heat soaked from being stationary. I didnt know it was a factor on bikes.
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Arent there stationary bikes that can measure your watts? Maybe a local health club will give you a trial membership and you can try one of those.
Those things are jokes. Come on here bragging about the power numbers you received on a gym bike and you will be laughed out of here faster than pcad can get dropped on a C ride.
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I know they do that on cars with turbo/intercoolers to keep the intercoolers from getting heat soaked from being stationary. I didnt know it was a factor on bikes.
Last bike I had dyno'd only hit 197.2 hp at the wheel. Just think if it would have had wind hitting it.
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I know they do that on cars with turbo/intercoolers to keep the intercoolers from getting heat soaked from being stationary. I didnt know it was a factor on bikes.

most sport bikes these days use a ram-air system on the front of the bike. any decent dyno operator will use some big fans to help keep the radiator cool and do what they can to abate heat, but putting on a ram-air simulator is very difficult because it is related to the speed of the bike, meaning the positive pressure you see on the airbox in first gear at 45mph (and the resultant hp reading) will be far different than what would be available at say 150mph where ram-air effect will be greater and hence greater HP numbers.
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Originally Posted by vermilionx View Post
im talking motorcycles. if you knew that already then im prolly using the wrong terminology.
I assume you meant they didn't have a bigass fan in front of your bike when you were on the dyno. it still won't generate high-pressure air because no fan they have can duplicate >70mph wind.

anyway. buy a powercal.
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Originally Posted by LowCel View Post
Last bike I had dyno'd only hit 197.2 hp at the wheel. Just think if it would have had wind hitting it.
dayum!

that's pretty high. was it a modded hayabusa or ZX-14 drag bike?
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Originally Posted by LowCel View Post
Last bike I had dyno'd only hit 197.2 hp at the wheel. Just think if it would have had wind hitting it.
That's pretty close to what my 3000lb Nissan 300ZX put out stock.
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dayum!

that's pretty high. was it a modded hayabusa or ZX-14 drag bike?
ZX14 with a few mods.
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I need it on the 19th, you are welcome to it after that. Just don't screw up my adjustments.
Sold I'll take it
United Health Care among others are going to be there (4.5 mile anaerobic blast) and last time I did it I lost to our National Champ by under 15 seconds. I had an average speed of 30.5 mph and the course had a climb of almost a mile on it.
That is one sexy bike you have (I ride BMC on the road)
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Originally Posted by LowCel View Post
Last bike I had dyno'd only hit 197.2 hp at the wheel. Just think if it would have had wind hitting it.
My 08 ZX-10 was 174 at the wheel (no fans were used)
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My 08 ZX-10 was 174 at the wheel (no fans were used)
my last sportbike I had on the dyno was a 99 R1, lightly modded (39 kiehin flatslides, ram-air box, yosh drop-in cam and yosh full exhaust), pulled 157 rwhp, that was a fun bike, I kinda miss it.
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My 08 ZX-10 was 174 at the wheel (no fans were used)
Mine was an 07 and the dyno was performed at sea level for what that is worth. Had it done at Myrtle Beach bike week a few years back. I ended up trading that bike in on an MV Agusta F4 1000R. Now that was an amazing bike.
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Sold I'll take it
United Health Care among others are going to be there (4.5 mile anaerobic blast) and last time I did it I lost to our National Champ by under 15 seconds. I had an average speed of 30.5 mph and the course had a climb of almost a mile on it.
That is one sexy bike you have (I ride BMC on the road)
Now that just sounds painful!!!
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