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Forum: Touring
08-25-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,208
Posted By pdlamb

I wonder, was this model ever validated against...

I wonder, was this model ever validated against experiment, or is this one of those "assume a spherical cow" type of homework problems that made it into a book?
Forum: Touring
08-18-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,208
Posted By pdlamb

It's also possible, if you've got nice thick...

It's also possible, if you've got nice thick brake pads, to ride the brakes hard at that point. If you're lucky the surface of the pad will melt and slough off, leaving nice fresh brake pad...
Forum: Touring
08-17-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,208
Posted By pdlamb

To interrupt the discussion and get back to the...

To interrupt the discussion and get back to the original question for a moment, using the new polyurethane tubes is a choice, like so many others we make.

Riding in the big-big combination is a...
Forum: Touring
08-16-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,208
Posted By pdlamb

So, you've never heard of a chemical engineer...

So, you've never heard of a chemical engineer being called a Chem E; you missed the part about going through a ford, which let water get into the rim; you skipped the part about water from my...
Forum: Touring
08-16-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,208
Posted By pdlamb

Not the "steam" you're describing, but what...

Not the "steam" you're describing, but what ChemEs call "live steam" -- water vapor that is pushing droplets out by the force of the steam pressure trapped inside the wheel.



On a couple other...
Forum: Touring
08-15-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,208
Posted By pdlamb

I've seen steam coming out of spoke holes after...

I've seen steam coming out of spoke holes after running through a ford before climbing and then descending a steep, twisty road. Considering the braking sidewall would have to generate the heat that...
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