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ZeR0 Kun

November 10, 2012 2:06 PM
Last Edited 529 days ago

MotoGP » Yamaha gives M1 technical presentation


great information. now please ban those carbon disc brakes and allow ferrous-metal discs instead. it will increase the braking distance tremendously, and in turn we can see more overtaking as most moves are done under braking. this will change the emphasis from outright power and top speed, to acceleration and stability/traction out of corner. even from R&D point of view, it will be more relevant to the production brakes used on the streets. face facts - electronics from MotoGP have found their way to production bikes, but carbon brakes? 22 years and still not there.

ZeR0 Kun

September 29, 2012 12:59 PM
Last Edited 571 days ago

MotoGP » Ezpeleta paints MotoGP vision


his vision is possible, provided that: 1. give more leeway in engine design (no more maximum bore size) and maximum number used, but exotic technologies such as pneumatic valves needs to be outlawed. just like F1, pneumatic valves is the reason why the engine costs sky-rocketed and very few manufacturers can produce competitive engines within that high cost. in fact, no road cars use pneumatic valves after 20 years of introduction. 2. free ECU design for all and allow all those gizmo including traction control. again, production bikes will benefit from these and the cost can be absorbed into production. 3. outlaw carbon disc brakes and use non-ferrous metal discs. like the pneumatic valves, no production bike/car use carbon brakes due to limitation of those items and the use of metal discs can see the cost be absorbed into production while the final production product may benefit from the R&D in racing. to those who doubt whether item 2 and 3 will widen the gap, they should

ZeR0 Kun

September 29, 2012 1:00 PM
Last Edited 571 days ago

MotoGP » Ezpeleta paints MotoGP vision


cont: to those who doubt whether item 2 and 3 will widen the gap, they should look at WSB - despite the disparity of design and performances between the bikes and the use of traction control is allowed in the series, the racing is considerably closer than motogp, due to the use of steel brakes. hopefully this not only will drive the cost down and makes it sustainable in the long term, but also will attract more manufacturers to the sport. especially to those that only have basic technologies and modest budget but want to use racing as a R&D for their production bike. or maybe will tempt back many manufacturers that stayed away from motogp due to the ridiculous costs and technologies that may not benefit their production bike and sales. for any manufacturers, bikes or cars, production and sales are always the cornerstone of their survival.

ZeR0 Kun

September 25, 2012 5:11 PM

MotoGP » Moto3: Champion elect Cortese clinches Moto2 deal


@ Dylan the engine is randomly distributed, yes that reduces or eliminate possibilities of any special engine for any particular rider. but the air intake flow in and/or exhaust system are not a part of the overall engine package. this is where perhaps the extra power can be squeezed out in albeit in a very small amount. as for Cortese, congrats to him. given that he maintained his consistency, he would easily be among the frontrunner in Moto2.

ZeR0 Kun

August 28, 2012 5:13 PM

F1 » F1 wannabe set to spark new 'green' series


@ Guitarman perhaps you never heard about Tazio Nuvolari, who is considered by many as among the greatest driver of all time. in Milan GP, he use only one hand to steer and the another holding a bloodstained handkerchief - in fact many attributed his later death was from the result of of inhaling the burned fuel during those days of open face helmets. only later on the fuel technology becomes better and cleaner, so the case of cancers as the result of burning fuel drops. i have no objections to the idea of Formula E. just bring it!


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