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Posted: 7/25/2009 3:56:55 PM EST
take a few minutes to give some feedback on your experience with road conditions..

this is a painless, anonymous survey for MC riders

http://tinyurl.com/ovzduo
Link Posted: 7/26/2009 5:52:33 AM EST
done, pretty good survey
Link Posted: 7/29/2009 6:04:17 PM EST
done
Link Posted: 7/30/2009 10:14:06 AM EST
Interesting.

On a related note, how successful has anyone been in getting traffic signal sensors recalibrated. There are several within a mile of me that I've called about but still won't pick up my 450-lb '77 BMW or my 650-lb '04 BMW.
Link Posted: 7/30/2009 10:18:57 AM EST
it's not a mater of weight, but how much you disturb the electrical field of the sensor

http://www.wikihow.com/Trigger-Green-Traffic-Lights

I see more and more places are changing to optical types, that should help
Link Posted: 7/30/2009 11:46:44 AM EST
Done
Link Posted: 7/30/2009 2:18:16 PM EST

Originally Posted By RED_5:
it's not a mater of weight, but how much you disturb the electrical field of the sensor

http://www.wikihow.com/Trigger-Green-Traffic-Lights

I see more and more places are changing to optical types, that should help

I only mentioned the weight to indicate that these aren't 200-lb plastic Chinese scooters. There's a shitload of metal on these motorcycles. I've read mixed reviews on magnets and other solutions. I would prefer that my city just adjust the damn sensors.
Link Posted: 7/31/2009 4:00:04 PM EST
Done. (Almost) anything for the cause.

Stay safe
Link Posted: 7/31/2009 7:07:29 PM EST
Done, yeah the magnetic ones suck. When you're mostly aluminum and titanium, red lights are a bitch!
Link Posted: 8/1/2009 7:00:25 AM EST

Originally Posted By RED_5:
it's not a mater of weight, but how much you disturb the electrical field of the sensor

http://www.wikihow.com/Trigger-Green-Traffic-Lights

I see more and more places are changing to optical types, that should help

at DFW airport I have to stop right on the side so the sensor runs under the full lenght of my Valk. When I do that the light changes within 15 seconds. If I miss it I'm there until I push back and ride on the line.

In my town, they have the optical sensor and I have no problems at all.
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