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Maybe time for me to give it up.
« on: May 28, 2020, 10:10:18 am »
I'm feeling a bit dizzy after reading an on line bike magazine advice page. An owner was enquiring about switching to a different tyre brand on his bike.

He was told that on no account should he consider it without first re-calibrating his TC coded algorithms in the IMU.

Wow! All the different tyres, brands and sizes that I've changed through the years without ever re-calibrating an algorithm! In fact I don't even know where my bikes' algorithms are.  :-[

Should I give up biking? - Or reading?
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Re: Maybe time for me to give it up.
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2020, 10:11:38 am »
I'm feeling a bit dizzy after reading an on line bike magazine advice page. An owner was enquiring about switching to a different tyre brand on his bike.

He was told that on no account should he consider it without first re-calibrating his TC coded algorithms in the IMU.

Wow! All the different tyres, brands and sizes that I've changed through the years without ever re-calibrating an algorithm! In fact I don't even know where my bikes' algorithms are.  :-[

Should I give up biking? - Or reading?
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Re: Maybe time for me to give it up.
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2020, 10:15:27 am »
Stop reading. But if you do decide to give up the two wheels, there is always a chair on my sidecar for you for the coffee runs. And I'll give you a good price for the 1150  :biggrin:
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Re: Maybe time for me to give it up.
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2020, 10:52:18 am »
 :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: Now i've seen everything
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Re: Maybe time for me to give it up.
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2020, 11:00:41 am »
I have the same problem on my 1970 Suzuki T500.

No algorithm seems to be able to find a suitable period tyre. :eek7:

 

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Re: Maybe time for me to give it up.
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2020, 11:15:50 am »
I'm feeling a bit dizzy after reading an on line bike magazine advice page. An owner was enquiring about switching to a different tyre brand on his bike.

He was told that on no account should he consider it without first re-calibrating his TC coded algorithms in the IMU.

Wow! All the different tyres, brands and sizes that I've changed through the years without ever re-calibrating an algorithm! In fact I don't even know where my bikes' algorithms are.  :-[

Should I give up biking? - Or reading?
Reading
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Re: Maybe time for me to give it up.
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2020, 11:50:24 am »
perhaps a link to that online article if you have?
 

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Re: Maybe time for me to give it up.
« Reply #7 on: May 28, 2020, 11:54:46 am »
Just do yo thang, u no dats right, Jay  :thumleft:

Lots of misleading and downright false rhetoric online, kind of like believing American news sites  :pot:
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Re: Maybe time for me to give it up.
« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2020, 02:18:19 pm »
perhaps a link to that online article if you have?


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Re: Maybe time for me to give it up.
« Reply #9 on: May 28, 2020, 03:09:58 pm »
go for the ones with the biggest knobbie and sod the algorithm
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Re: Maybe time for me to give it up.
« Reply #10 on: May 28, 2020, 03:55:01 pm »
You know when you fit a smaller dia. rear tyre to a bike of which the speedo reads off the gearbox, you get a false reading?

Well, on your electronic TC the computer knows your wheel diameter is between X and Y. Change that and the computer will receive the wrong info.

According to my logic anyway.
 

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Re: Maybe time for me to give it up.
« Reply #11 on: May 28, 2020, 04:10:29 pm »
once had similar when I wanted to change the diameter on my car's wheels.
I told the tyre shop dude I wanted to go up with one profile and he tells me that will screw my traction control. And the more I tell him it wont I already did it on the rear tyres the more he pretends to not hear me and repeats what he said. I had to bite my tongue a few times that day and later on just ignore what he tried to sell and re-ask what I wanted.
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Re: Maybe time for me to give it up.
« Reply #12 on: May 28, 2020, 05:11:53 pm »
What I could make out from the article - I think - is that a tyre change makes a difference to the data for the lean angle dangle gobledegook or something.

Apparently needs a new set of warp codes or something entered on the Twat Finger Tickling screen. Or something........ :confused2:
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Re: Maybe time for me to give it up.
« Reply #13 on: May 28, 2020, 05:15:06 pm »
What I could make out from the article - I think - is that a tyre change makes a difference to the data for the lean angle dangle gobledegook or something.

Apparently needs a new set of warp codes or something entered on the Twat Finger Tickling screen. Or something........ :confused2:

Any excuse for your modern-day biker nerds to tap that touch screen. :pot:
 

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Re: Maybe time for me to give it up.
« Reply #14 on: May 28, 2020, 05:18:50 pm »
On what bike is this jaybiker?
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Re: Maybe time for me to give it up.
« Reply #15 on: May 28, 2020, 05:30:50 pm »
On what bike is this jaybiker?


Not specific, but mentions KTM's, Panegale's, and Rocket III's.
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Re: Maybe time for me to give it up.
« Reply #16 on: May 28, 2020, 05:35:14 pm »
Stop reading. But if you do decide to give up the two wheels, there is always a chair on my sidecar for you for the coffee runs. And I'll give you a good price for the 1150  :biggrin:
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Re: Maybe time for me to give it up.
« Reply #17 on: May 28, 2020, 06:41:02 pm »
Don't give up reading, J, sounds like it's all you've got left ...............................
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Re: Maybe time for me to give it up.
« Reply #18 on: May 28, 2020, 07:05:38 pm »
my 1970 Suzuki T500.

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Re: Maybe time for me to give it up.
« Reply #19 on: May 28, 2020, 07:29:02 pm »
I have the same problem on my 1970 Suzuki T500.

No algorithm seems to be able to find a suitable period tyre. :eek7:
My SR500 has not seen a battery in years, how do I work this Algorithm thing? Do I need to buy a battery before I can find out what tyre is wrong for it? I put on what fits on the rim and does not catch the swingarm! :laughing4: :peepwall:
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