Ride test with Honda PCX125

29 06 2010

Got an invitation from the AHM to bloggers KoBoi, Saturday, June 26, 2010 with the theme “Riding Experience With PCX Honda 125.” at BONDIES Cafe & Lounge, Jl. Ampera Raya, Jakarta Selatan.

4 PCX motorcycles provided by AHM to do the tes on streets, Ok let do its..

PCX discuss the concept of this machine and I’ll try to summarize in the text below.

Styling :

At Honda, ‘small-displacement’ never means a compromise on comfort or style. The PCX is a perfect example of this principle. Its styling is youthful with a long, low and curvaceous shape. Its unique front face and the flowing lines of its bodywork give it a dynamic presence and a luxurious feel. By day, the PCX is a quick and convenient way to get around, for work or play. By night, it easily adapts to the smartest venues in the city. It can also whisk a rider, passenger and light luggage out of town for a weekend. Wherever it goes, its original styling and air of confidence give it the quality of a true trend-setter.

A dark-tinted windscreen gives the scooter a modern image as well as providing wind protection for the rider. Its sleek contours integrate perfectly with the full-bodied front cowl. Its dual headlight design is flanked by sleek, upward-slanting indicators, giving the front an exclusive look. The high-tech instrument panel has a speedometer needle that sweeps the dial at ignition, hinting at the fun to come. The cockpit also features an indicator for the engine’s innovative Idle Stop switch, a fuel indicator and other practical readouts, adding to the vehicle’s modern feel.

The scooter incorporates a low seat height and long, spacious footrests creating a secure and relaxed ride feel that complements its smooth performance. The comfortable seat incorporates back support for the rider and a generous pillion area. Underneath, its lockable storage compartment holds a full-face helmet with room to spare. In addition, a convenient glove box is provided at the front. If more storage space is needed, the rear carrier can also carry a standard 26-litre top box (not included).

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Ducati Multistada VS BMW GS1200

28 06 2010

When knowing ducati ENDURO released versions with capacities really surprised because the same engine with BMW GS1200 is the main rival.

we see from the table below if it can rival the greatness of the BMW GS1200

Ducati Multistrada 1200
$14,995US
Ducati Multistrada 1200S
$18,995US
2009 Multistrada 1100S
$14,495US
2010 BMW R1200GS
$14,750.00US MSRP
Note
Engine
Type L-Twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic,
liquid cooled
L-Twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic,
liquid cooled
L-Twin cylinder, 2 valve per cylinder Desmodromic, air
cooled
Air-cooled/oil-cooled Boxer twin-cylinder
Displacement 1198.4cc 1198.4cc 1078cc 1170 cc
Bore x Stroke 106×67.9mm 106×67.9mm 98 x 71.5 mm 101.0 mm x 73.0 mm
Compression Ratio 11,5:1 11,5:1 10.5:1 -4307:59
Power 150 CV – 150hp – 110,3kw @ 9250rpm 150CV- 150hp – 110,3kw @ 9250rpm 70 kw – 95 hp @ 7750 rpm 81 kW (110 hp) at 7,750 rpm
Torque 12,1kgm – 87,5lb-ft – 118,7Nm @7500rpm 12.1kgm – 87,5lb-ft – 118,7Nm @7500rpm 102.9 Nm – 10.5 kgm @ 4750 rpm 89lb-ft – 120 Nm at 6,000 rpm
Fuel injection Mitsubishi electronic fuel injection system, Mikuni
elliptical throttle bodies
Mitsubishi electronic fuel injection system, Mikuni
elliptical throttle bodies
Marelli electronic fuel injection, 45 mm throttle
body
Electronic intake pipe injection / BMS-K+ digital
engine management with overrun fuel cut-off, twin spark ignition
Exhaust Stainless steel muffler with catalytic converter and 2
lambda probes, alluminium tail pipes
Stainless steel muffler with catalytic converter and 2
lambda probes, alluminium tail pipes
Marelli electronic fuel injection, 45 mm throttle
body
Transmission
Gearbox 6 speed 6 speed 6 speed Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox
Ratio 1=37/15  2=30/17  3=27/20  4=24/22  5=23/24  6=22/25 1=37/15  2=30/17  3=27/20  4=24/22  5=23/24  6=22/25 1st 37/15, 2nd 30/17, 3rd 27/20, 4th 24/22, 5th 23/24,
6th 24/28
2.82:1 to 2.91:1 (lowered from previous models)
Primary drive Straight cut gears, ratio 1.84:1 Straight cut gears, ratio 1.84:1 Straight cut gears; Ratio 1.84:1 helical gear teeth
Final drive Chain 5.30″; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 40 Chain 5.30″; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 40 Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 42 Shaft drive
Clutch Light action, wet, multiplate clutch with hydraulic
control. Self-servo action on drive, slipper action on over-run.
Light action, wet, multiplate clutch with hydraulic
control. Self-servo action on drive, slipper action on over-run.
Wet multiplate with hydraulic control Single dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated
Chassis
Frame Tubular steel Trellis frame Tubular steel Trellis frame Tubular steel Trellis frame Two-section frame consisting of front and rear
sections, load- bearing engine-gearbox unit
Wheelbase 1530mm 1530mm 1462 mm / 57.6 in 1,507 mm
Rake 25° 25° 24°
Steering lock 76° 76°
Front suspension Marzocchi 50mm fully adjustable USD forks Ohlins 48mm fully adjustable USD forks, electronic
compression and rebound adjustment
Ohlins 43 mm fully adjustable upside-down fork with
TiN
BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 41 mm,
central spring strut, spring preload with 5-position mechanical adjustment
Front wheel travel 170mm (6.7in) 170mm (6.7in) 165 mm / 6.5 in 190 mm
Front wheel 10-spoke in light alloy 3.50 x 17 10-spoke in light alloy 3.50 x 17 6-spoke in light alloy 3.50 x 17 2.50 x 19″ Cast aluminum wheels
Front tyre 120/70 ZR 17 120/70 ZR 17 120/70 ZR 17 110/80 R 19
Rear suspension Progressive linkage with fully adjustable Sachs
monoshock. Aluminium single-sided swingarm
Progressive linkage with fully adjustable Ohlins
electronic monoshock. Aluminium single-sided swingarm
Progressive linkage with fully adjustable Ohlins
monoshock; hydraulic remote pre-load control. Aluminium single-sided
swingarm
Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW
Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load
hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound
damping adjustable
Rear wheel travel 170mm (6.7in) 170mm (6.7in) 141 mm / 5.6 in 200 mm
Rear wheel 10-spoke light alloy 6,00 x 17 10-spoke light alloy 6,00 x 17 5-spoke light alloy 5.50 x 17 4.00 x 17″ Cast aluminum wheels
Rear tyre 190/55 ZR 17 190/55 ZR 17 180/55 ZR 17 150/70 R 17
Front brake 2 x 320mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo
callipers, 4-piston, 2-pad. ABS optional
2 x 320mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo
callipers, 4-piston, 2-pad. ABS as standard equipment
2 x 320 mm semi-floating discs, 4-piston, 2-pad
caliper
Dual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 305
mm, 4-piston fixed calipers
Rear
brake
245mm disc, 2-piston calliper 245mm disc, 2-piston calliper 245 mm disc, 2-piston caliper Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston
floating caliper
Fuel tank capacity 20l – 5.3 gallon (US) 20l – 5.3 gallon (US) 20 L (of which 6.5 l reserve) / 5.3 US gal (of which
1.7 US gal reserve)
20 l
Dry weight (excludes lubricants and battery) 189kg (417lb) – No ABS 192kg (423lb – Sport Edition 196 kg / 432 lbs 203 kg
Wet weight 217kg (478lb) – No ABS 220kg (485lb) – Sport Edition 229 kg
Seat height 850 mm 850 mm 850 mm / 33.5 in 850 / 870 mm (low seat 820 mm, lowered suspension 790
mm)
Max height 1400 mm 1400 mm
Max length 2150 mm 2150 mm 2130 mm 2,210 mm
Versions Dual seat, ABS optional Dual seat, ABS as standard equipment available in two packages: -SPORT (Cam belt covers, air intake and hugger in
carbon fibre) -TOURING (side panniers, heated grips and center
stand)

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Skill For Life

24 03 2009

when read darwin arya journal about first accident mm. i think this post correct for that accident..

http://darwinarya.wordpress.com/2009/03/22/my-accident/


Where’s the Risk in that..?

depan

You are about to be shown a picture of a real-life road scene.

Test your hazard awareness skills by studying the picture and making a
note of how many hazards you can spot.

(Remember, as a motorcyclist, you will need to identify each of these hazards as fast as possible
when out and about on real roads).

Ok, let’s get started…

Count how many risks you can spot in this next road scene…

Scene 1

Count how many hazards you can spot in this road scene…

road1
Once you have identified and counted as many as you can, continue scene..

road2

Reveal Dangers or Hide Dangers

Scroll down to see the Hazards in that:

1. This section of the road has been repaired in the past, but now large cracks and holes are appearing. Watch out for loose debris here too.

2. No pavement for pedestrians on this side of the road. There is a pavement on the other side but judging by those tracks in the grass, this is obviously a regular short-cut.

3. Look at that debris. If you’re turning left into this junction, be very careful here – That stuff looks very slippery!

4. The junction itself. Keep an eye for vehicles emerging – If there is, has the driver seen YOU.

5. Is that a man-hole cover? Avoid them where possible, especially in the wet and on bends.

6. What’s that car doing? It looks like the back of the car too. That driver won’t be able to see anything if he reverses out now!

7. That looks like a driveway, or perhaps a bridleway. Just keep an eye out here. Something may emerge without warning.

Scene 2

coner
Count how many hazards you can spot in this road scene…
Once you have identified and counted as many as you can, .

coner3
Reveal Dangers or Hide Dangers
1. No pavement for pedestrians on either side of the road. With houses also visible in this scene, it’s possible that pedestrians may need to walk along the road.

2. It looks like the hedge has recently been cut along this stretch leaving debris, which has become damp.
Although using advanced riding techniques, you wouldn’t even be riding in this position on the road for this particular bend, it is still worth remembering that this stuff is very SLIPPERY!

3. This section of the road has had some pipe relaying work of some description carried out here. Although not visible in the picture at this point on the road, watch out for the dreaded tar over-banding.

4. That’s probably a man-hole cover, judging by the direction of the road repairs. Avoid them wherever possible, especially in the wet and here on bends such as this.

5. The turning for the house. Keep an eye out for vehicles/bicycles/children/pedestrians/anything emerging – If there is, have they seen YOU.

6. The bend itself. Get into the correct position on the road to tackle the direction of the bend in good time. Give yourself as much of a view around it as possible – because the more you can see, the sooner you can deal with any hazards.

7. Somewhere along there is going to be another driveway for that house. Be prepared, whilst going around that bend – Anything emerging from the driveway will not have a very good view around, and will take time to accelerate away.

8. Do you think you could deal with all of the above hazards at 60mph+..? Do you think you could come knee-sliding around this bend..?
Hazard ‘8’ is the reason you couldn’t. Click continue to find out what the eighth hazard is – The one you may have missed…

Scene 3

horse

Did YOU spot them..?!
horse1

We hope you have enjoyed testing your hazard awareness.
How well did you do..?

An important point to remember:
If you were actually riding down these road scenes, you would have just a few seconds to identify, sort, and adapt your riding to take these hazards into consideration.

Taking an advanced riding course, like the one we provide, will ensure doing this becomes
second nature to you..

and report your accident report.. download the form here

rgs





Evolution Lynk Waterproof Helmet

10 10 2008

Pengen beli helm ini..
http://vozsports.com/main.html
helmet
The Evolution LYNK is the First water specific sports impact helmet with:
1. Integrated waterproof wireless VOICE-ACTIVATED two-way FRS radio communications (usable with Motorola walkie-talkie) as coaching or chatting
2. Blue-tooth interactive (MP3 & cell phone)
3. Voice prompted menu for user configurable settings
4. Directional microphone with noise cancellation
5. Waterproof protective stereo ear speaker
6. Skull slamp dial adjusted fit system (like bike helmet)
7. Patent antenna design increases range over standard FRS walkie talkies
(available in mid April)

The Multy LYNK is the same plus multi-sport design for snow & bike.
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Common Let’s Ride

10 09 2008

Hayooo.. journey and fun