|May 24, 2011, 03:14 AM|
I thought this picture is worth it΄s own post.
Robert Kerber (GER) racing his Einibike sitting in the pits.
He is one of the coolest guys at the races. I really like him.
|May 24, 2011, 10:06 PM|
Was the bike actually running in this picture or was it just posing for the photo?... if it was actually running.. what amazing lean!
|May 25, 2011, 03:57 PM|
|May 26, 2011, 03:47 AM|
300th Lipo anniversary for the 2011 yesterday. The Bike is tuned in: ready for the Warmup in Lostallo.
Its also about the 1000th Lipo since Feb.2010
equals approx. two Lipos a day.
Time for some statistics:
250h of driving
7500km on the track
450.000.000 revolutions for the motors
16 Lipos ruined that gives a Lipo a lifetime of 62.5charges
80 PMT Tires worn: 45% Front and 55% Rear
15 Drivetrain Belts (500km/Belt)
4 Brake Servos (Platic gearing broke) using metal now
0 Motors used (CS-Electronic)
5 Rotors changed "getting weak"
20 Motor Bearings "sounding rough"
0 Escs burnt
0 Steering Servos smashed
8 Driver Figures "slightly" damaged
Jabber spares worth about 300 needed after crashes= "Attention on the strai*crack*ght" type of crashes.
One more thing:
Yesterday another Jabber driver nearly broke the 26sec./Lap hurdle at our home track. Congratulations!!!
|May 26, 2011, 04:11 AM|
Joined Jan 2004
They are advertised to last over 500 cycles
As well ... tyre train last only ~20 charges ... so ... making each charge quite expensive ... at around ~50 per tyre train ... each charge cost over 2 in tyres ...
|May 26, 2011, 06:27 AM|
I dont think anyone really has ever counted up how many charges their Lipos hold for.
Most just get old lying around.
I really take care of mine: Storage charge, conservative charging currents, never undervoltaged.
and most important: I am running them in a bike so there are much lower currents.
....further..... concerning the €2 per charge:
one charge gives you about 15min. ride time in avarage.
So one Wheelset gives you at least 6h of biking (at the speed of a Jabber ).
At a compareable level of competion:
I have been told a set of tires on a 1:10th scale car gives you not much more than three runs 5mins long....
|May 26, 2011, 05:24 PM|
I feel silly posting this but oh well. Im always looking for info that can educate me about this new hobby of rc bikes, street but mostly dirt bikes. Being a builder I think you probably have some good habits even though they may seem second nature to you. Im curious about the routines, note taking, or other tips you can give...
- For example, when you go to a track do you take notes while at track on settings you changed, how bike handled, lap time results of changes, and or take notes at home?
- Do you have a plan of what you want to test before going to track or not, maybe like focusing on suspension or steering that day?
- Do you keep notes organized like in a journal or spreadsheet?
- Do you keep track of bike settings for each track you go to?
- If a friend was getting into rc bikes, what sort of advice or tips would you give him?
Good luck at the worlds. Any suggestion would be appreciated thank you.
|May 27, 2011, 01:49 AM|
Takes care of (=setup)
feel free to ask as much as you can think of
dont give much intention about springs and oil... thats what cardrivers have to do.
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