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by G JONES
Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Brake bias- tubular long chassis
Replies: 16
Views: 336

Re: Brake bias- tubular long chassis

Well that's better - but we had issues with scrutineering at Cadwell with a similar setup - and he was absolutely right - that setup is a problem if the one cylinder fails - the pedal will go to the floor on the failed side and put no pressure on the remaining good cylinder - so the addition of a "g...
by G JONES
Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Brake bias- tubular long chassis
Replies: 16
Views: 336

Re: Brake bias- tubular long chassis

Not sure if it's any help - but we have an in-built front bias by using different size M'Cyls 5/8" to the front pair of calipers & 0.7mm for the rear / chair - works well...
It would be interesting also to see your pedal to m/cyl setup linkage etc (pictures)
(AP Racing CP2623 M/Cyls )
by G JONES
Tue Nov 28, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Provisional Dates For 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 4890

Re: Provisional Dates For 2018

Fanch wrote:RSCM Classic, Open, Promo

More details ASAP
Thanks Fanch ! appreciated :D
by G JONES
Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Provisional Dates For 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 4890

Re: Provisional Dates For 2018

‪2018 French Championship‬ 30th March to 1st April - LE MANS ‬ 27th to 29th April - NOGARO 15th to 17th June - LEDENON 29th June to 1st July - MAGNY-COURS 13th to 15th July - PAU-ARNOS 24th to 26th August - CAROLE 21st to 23rd September - ALBI Do you know if there is a dates listing for Classic met...
by G JONES
Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Passengers Available
Topic: WHEN POSTING PLEASE REMEMBER TO INCLUDE...
Replies: 3
Views: 1109

Re: WHEN POSTING PLEASE REMEMBER TO INCLUDE...

Good call Steve. In my opinion, if passengers aren't willing to pay towards running costs and entries, they shouldn't expect a ride. Those that are willing, but unable are a different story. Just saying :shock: :? Quite right John - hopefully this would save everyone a lot of time & hook up the bes...
by G JONES
Sun Oct 22, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Provisional Dates For 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 4890

Re: Provisional Dates For 2018

Belgian Events Friday 29th June – Sunday 1st July - Spa-Francorchamps - Bikers Classic Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd July - Chimay - Classic Friday 27th – Sunday 29th July - Chimay - Modern (Unable to find Gedinne date at the present time) https://scontent.fman1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22687759_224084...
by G JONES
Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Loads to catch up
Replies: 2
Views: 942

Re: Loads to catch up

Sorry to hear you've had such a trying time Steve - has to be bugger everything else in the circumstances - some things are a bit important - others not at all...
Our best wishes to you and of course to Deb - concentrate on the recovery now ! :D
by G JONES
Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Understeer ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1977

Re: Understeer ?

Hi Gordon, if I remember correctly??? the overall diameter of the Avon tyre is greater than the Yoko, could possibly affect the handling??? Hi Ian - tyre diameters I've spent ages looking at - mainly to try find a cheaper usable alternative - not found anything yet ! Avon sizes we use: 6.2/20.0-13 ...
by G JONES
Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Understeer ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1977

Re: Understeer ?

Yeah try giving it more toe that will help. What pressure were you running in the sidecar tyre? Could maybe drop a few pounds to get it to grip more and might help the back slide round Yes - I'm kicking myself now for not trying a bit more toe in - would have been a 5 minute job - but never thought...
by G JONES
Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Understeer ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1977

Re: Understeer ?

I was really struggling with the right hander before the corkscrew, having to let the bike turn underneath me with next to no throttle on and catch it with the throttle to get it to turn. We moved our sidecar wheel back too which helped. You could also maybe look at putting less pressure in sidecar...
by G JONES
Mon Jul 31, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Understeer ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1977

Re: Understeer ?

Obviously as we discussed yesterday Gordon,on one of the corners you mention the road drops away as you go round the corner.4 strokes will probably have less trouble than we do becuase they dont need to carry as much apex speed as we do. Yes Tony - have to explore any possibility of improving the s...
by G JONES
Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Understeer ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1977

Understeer ?

Thoughts & sensible suggestions on reasons for understeer on a 3 wheeler.... Now - I might be looking for no good reason here - at Anglesey this last weekend - we were getting bad understeer at the exit of 2 particular corners - Rocket & Peel - now if everyone else is having similar things going on ...
by G JONES
Sat Jul 22, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Avon - Steve Smith
Replies: 4
Views: 1392

Re: Avon - Steve Smith

Alan Richardson wrote:I have a number..........any good?
Thanks Alan - I do have a phone number - every time I've tried it - it goes to voice mail...busy guy...so thought I'd try to send email - I've been supplied an email by PM - whether he answers emails - yet to find out !
by G JONES
Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Avon - Steve Smith
Replies: 4
Views: 1392

Avon - Steve Smith

Anyone have an email address for Avon's Steve Smith ?
by G JONES
Mon May 15, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Passengers Available
Topic: Novice passenger available
Replies: 10
Views: 2518

Re: Novice passenger available

Hello, I'm a novice passenger and would love to try get a ride, had a taste of passengering at a charity event and loved it! Got my acu booked for July 17th. If anyone needs a passenger after that date that could teach me a thing or two please contact me! Kyle: 07429446374 Hi Kyle - welcome - it mi...