[OntVFR] OntVFR Digest, Vol 62, Issue 29

Arnaud Marthouret arnaudmarthouret at gmail.com
Fri May 31 19:41:13 EDT 2019


My Speedo is about 10-12 kmh at around 120/140 kph below the displayed
speed when compared to the GPS.

That means I've never hit 245 :-)

On Fri, May 31, 2019 at 7:20 PM <ontvfr-request at vfr.on.ca> wrote:

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>    1. Re: 2x in 2 weeks.... (justin sasso)
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> Date: Fri, 31 May 2019 23:14:50 +0000
> From: justin sasso <justin_sasso at hotmail.com>
> To: Andrew Carlyle <carlyle.andrew at gmail.com>, The Ontario VFR Club
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> Subject: Re: [OntVFR] 2x in 2 weeks....
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> I also rode in for the first time this year. I was kind of nervous with
> the grooved concrete on the 407, but the bike handled it well.
>
> I've hit grooved asphalt on the 427, and that was no fun.
>
> Anyone have issues with their speedometer being off. I looked down a
> couple times, while in a line of cars, and noticed that I was doing an
> indicated 150-160. Usually traffic moves around the 130-140 mark.
> ________________________________
> From: OntVFR <ontvfr-bounces at vfr.on.ca> on behalf of Andrew Carlyle <
> carlyle.andrew at gmail.com>
> Sent: May 31, 2019 12:55 PM
> To: The Ontario VFR Club mailing list.
> Subject: Re: [OntVFR] 2x in 2 weeks....
>
> I don?t like grooved pavement either. Tires can make a bit of difference
> there. Also some bikes seem better than others. Still don?t like it.
>
> On Fri, May 31, 2019 at 1:40 PM Peter Chang <pchang.1972 at gmail.com<mailto:
> pchang.1972 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Do not like grooved pavement... Did it once on the 401, I thought I was
> going to die.
>
> On Fri., May 31, 2019, 12:01 p.m. Dave Weese, <northernvfrdave at gmail.com
> <mailto:northernvfrdave at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Rode to work Thursday for the first time this year. 90min run each way..
> trip in was not that nice. Trip home was great. However with all the 401
> construction going on in Whitby and Bowmanville. This will most likely be
> the only ride to work for a while. Groved pavement, and concrete walls on
> each side of the highway. Really limits your escape routes.
>
> Dave Weese
>
> On Fri, May 31, 2019, 10:17 AM Robyn Landers, <rblanders at uwaterloo.ca
> <mailto:rblanders at uwaterloo.ca>> wrote:
> Hey, I rode to work today too!  But only about half an hour ago so I didn'
> t need to
> bundle up as much as you did.  I'd much rather be a little chilly in the
> mid-morning
> when there's less traffic than be too hot in the afternoon when it's slow
> going.
>
> Left the Aerostich at home and wore my now-vintage simple leather biker
> jacket
> that I bought at The Old Mill in Wingham in probably like 1983 or
> something.
>
>
> Robyn
> '93 VFR "Snow White"
> ________________________________________
> From: OntVFR [ontvfr-bounces at vfr.on.ca<mailto:ontvfr-bounces at vfr.on.ca>]
> on behalf of Peter Chang [pchang.1972 at gmail.com<mailto:
> pchang.1972 at gmail.com>]
> Sent: May 31, 2019 10:10 AM
> To: The Ontario VFR Club mailing list
> Subject: [OntVFR] 2x in 2 weeks....
>
> ...
> not marital sex
>
> ----
> rode into work last week and this week.
>
> ----
> on the infrequent dry days, if there's no morning pea soup fog, it's
> almost perfect to ride in....  However the temperature difference between
> the morning commute and the evening commute  can be 10-15C....
>
> QUESTION: would you rather be a little chilly in the morning  or too hot
> in the afternoon...  My commute is 30 or 55 minutes depending on which
> location I'm at....
>
> THis morning,  I rode in with my perforated leather jacket, with a heated
> vest underneath on high, grip warmers on, and dragging jean pants...  Was
> just a touch nippy at 8-9C on the display...  Without the heated vest  this
> afternoon should be perfect for the ride home....
>
> Peter
> 2000 Green VFR - just over 65K km
>
>
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> Date: Fri, 31 May 2019 19:19:44 -0400
> From: Dave Weese <northernvfrdave at gmail.com>
> To: Onatrio VFR Owners <ontvfr at vfr.on.ca>
> Subject: Re: [OntVFR] 2x in 2 weeks....
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> Yup, my speedo is out a long ways the faster you go.
>
> 140km/h speedo =132km/h GPS
> 129km/h =120km/h GPS
> 100km/h = 92km/h
>
> I've been told they do this purposely so you think you are going faster
> then you really are for safety reason.
>
> Dave Weese
>
> On Fri, May 31, 2019, 7:15 PM justin sasso, <justin_sasso at hotmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > I also rode in for the first time this year. I was kind of nervous with
> > the grooved concrete on the 407, but the bike handled it well.
> >
> > I've hit grooved asphalt on the 427, and that was no fun.
> >
> > Anyone have issues with their speedometer being off. I looked down a
> > couple times, while in a line of cars, and noticed that I was doing an
> > indicated 150-160. Usually traffic moves around the 130-140 mark.
> > ------------------------------
> > *From:* OntVFR <ontvfr-bounces at vfr.on.ca> on behalf of Andrew Carlyle <
> > carlyle.andrew at gmail.com>
> > *Sent:* May 31, 2019 12:55 PM
> > *To:* The Ontario VFR Club mailing list.
> > *Subject:* Re: [OntVFR] 2x in 2 weeks....
> >
> > I don?t like grooved pavement either. Tires can make a bit of difference
> > there. Also some bikes seem better than others. Still don?t like it.
> >
> > On Fri, May 31, 2019 at 1:40 PM Peter Chang <pchang.1972 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Do not like grooved pavement... Did it once on the 401, I thought I was
> > going to die.
> >
> > On Fri., May 31, 2019, 12:01 p.m. Dave Weese, <northernvfrdave at gmail.com
> >
> > wrote:
> >
> > Rode to work Thursday for the first time this year. 90min run each way..
> > trip in was not that nice. Trip home was great. However with all the 401
> > construction going on in Whitby and Bowmanville. This will most likely be
> > the only ride to work for a while. Groved pavement, and concrete walls on
> > each side of the highway. Really limits your escape routes.
> >
> > Dave Weese
> >
> > On Fri, May 31, 2019, 10:17 AM Robyn Landers, <rblanders at uwaterloo.ca>
> > wrote:
> >
> > Hey, I rode to work today too!  But only about half an hour ago so I
> didn'
> > t need to
> > bundle up as much as you did.  I'd much rather be a little chilly in the
> > mid-morning
> > when there's less traffic than be too hot in the afternoon when it's slow
> > going.
> >
> > Left the Aerostich at home and wore my now-vintage simple leather biker
> > jacket
> > that I bought at The Old Mill in Wingham in probably like 1983 or
> > something.
> >
> >
> > Robyn
> > '93 VFR "Snow White"
> > ________________________________________
> > From: OntVFR [ontvfr-bounces at vfr.on.ca] on behalf of Peter Chang [
> > pchang.1972 at gmail.com]
> > Sent: May 31, 2019 10:10 AM
> > To: The Ontario VFR Club mailing list
> > Subject: [OntVFR] 2x in 2 weeks....
> >
> > ...
> > not marital sex
> >
> > ----
> > rode into work last week and this week.
> >
> > ----
> > on the infrequent dry days, if there's no morning pea soup fog, it's
> > almost perfect to ride in....  However the temperature difference between
> > the morning commute and the evening commute  can be 10-15C....
> >
> > QUESTION: would you rather be a little chilly in the morning  or too hot
> > in the afternoon...  My commute is 30 or 55 minutes depending on which
> > location I'm at....
> >
> > THis morning,  I rode in with my perforated leather jacket, with a heated
> > vest underneath on high, grip warmers on, and dragging jean pants...  Was
> > just a touch nippy at 8-9C on the display...  Without the heated vest
> this
> > afternoon should be perfect for the ride home....
> >
> > Peter
> > 2000 Green VFR - just over 65K km
> >
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> > OntVFR mailing list
> > OntVFR at vfr.on.ca
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