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Seriously, when i acclerate my GT wide open in 1st or 2nd gear and hold it to redline, I get a bit dizzy feeling. It is as though my equilibrium is thrown off by the force of the hard acceleration. Has anyone ever had this feeling?
 

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check two things, your helmet fit and swing by the doc's for an inner-ear exam.

If your helmet is putting too much pressure just below the base of the skull on the first vertebrae (known as the "atlas") under added wind pressure or a tilt of the head, that can cause dizziness--it's a really good pressure point for just that, in fact.

If not, you might actually have a mild ear infection.

If that's the case, a combo of antibiotics and pinching your nose and blowing gently, repeating about ten times in a row, doing this 5-10 times an hour for a week or so will help remove the extra fluids that are screwing up your inner-ear (I can't take credit for it, it was in a MCN article by Dr. "Flash Gordon" last year, and I tried it and got tremendous relief from it, so I thought I'd pass it on)

If not, try not wheelie-ing past vertical, it keeps the blood from rushing to your head.
 

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messenger13 said:
What a girl!!!!!!!!!



:histerica :histerica :histerica

I could say something here that would level the playing field, but I love you bro! ;)
:p

Seriously though...it accelerates HARD!
 

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cccpastorjack said:
I get a bit dizzy feeling. It is as though my equilibrium is thrown off by the force of the hard acceleration.
Nah, that's just god telling you to slow down. :D
 

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messenger13 said:
What a girl!!!!!!!!!



:histerica :histerica :histerica
Speaking of girls, I can't even go half throttle much less full throttle! :eek:
 

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cccpastorjack said:
Seriously, when i acclerate my GT wide open in 1st or 2nd gear and hold it to redline, I get a bit dizzy feeling. It is as though my equilibrium is thrown off by the force of the hard acceleration. Has anyone ever had this feeling?
You could be having some vertigo. I had a short bout with this a while ago, it's a major annoyance. Crystals form in the fluid of the inner ear and when they get shaken up they temporarily mess with the balance inputs from your ear, making you dizzy. When I had it tilting my head back (i.e. looking at the ceiling) and shaking it from side to side would trigger the same sensation. This mimics the same G force you get when you accelerate hard... Mine was mild and went away on its own.
 

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You could also be a bit dehydrated or you could need some adrenal support - check with your local Whole Foods or natural grocer for a supplement that would help. I used to get that too, and started taking some stuff and it's gone away.
 

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You could also be a bit dehydrated or you could need some adrenal support - check with your local Whole Foods or natural grocer for a supplement that would help. I used to get that too, and started taking some stuff and it's gone away.
Oh ... is that what Dean said those little pills were for?!?!? :rotf: :histerica
 

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I knew this would turn into a fun thread....mostly why I began it! Seriously, AND DON'T LAUGH TOO HARD, cause it's obvious I'm NOT an engineer...but does anyone know how many G's one would pull under full acceleration on a bike like a GT??? Probably not many....
 

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I knew this would turn into a fun thread....mostly why I began it! Seriously, AND DON'T LAUGH TOO HARD, cause it's obvious I'm NOT an engineer...but does anyone know how many G's one would pull under full acceleration on a bike like a GT??? Probably not many....
I doubt very many. I read somewhere that hard braking is equal to around a 1/2 G. If you really want to know, you could get one of these, but I wouldn't think it would be accurate in corners when mounted on a bike, only for straight line braking and acceleration. http://www.gtechpro.com/

If this persists, I would see a physician.
 

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I hear Viagra or Cialas could help you with that little problem of yours. :D
Thanks! Ordered some a minute ago.... :)

BTW, if my GT accelerates at full throttle for more than 4 hours, do I take it for service right away?! :histerica
 

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cccpastorjack said:
I knew this would turn into a fun thread....mostly why I began it! Seriously, AND DON'T LAUGH TOO HARD, cause it's obvious I'm NOT an engineer...but does anyone know how many G's one would pull under full acceleration on a bike like a GT??? Probably not many....
Very easy to figure out!

We can start by using some road test data, if anybody have the information. Need three piece of information:

1. Start Speed (can be zero, if from a standing start).
2. Terminal speed for the measured distance.
2. The distance ran.
 

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Very easy to figure out!
Yep, let's do the math, 0-60 for the K1200GT is something like 3.1 seconds, and 60 mph is 88 fps. So to go from 0 fps to 88 fps in 3.1 seconds requires an acceleration of 28 feet/second^2. 1G is about 32 f/s^2, so that makes 28 f/s^2 equal to about 0.88G.

Of course you won't actually be pulling a constant 0.88G the whole time, so peak acceleration might actually approach 1G.

The K1200GT stopping distance from 60 mph (88 fps) is 117 ft, so the formula we want is v^2 = u^s + 2as, where v is initial velocity, u is final velocity, a is acceleration, and s is distance. This means 0^2 = 88^2 + 2 * a * 117, solving for a we get -33 f/s^2, or a tiny bit more than 1G backwards.

So there ya go, a bit over 1G braking, and approaching 1G accelerating.
 

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Pastor Jack

Thanks for taking the heat on this one !

So far I have learned

1) Someone thinks u r a GIRL :histerica

2) About releaving extra fluids in ur ears :p
3) God speaking through acceleraton ( I kind of knew that one ):dance:

4) You could be possible suffering from vertigo:p

5) The cause of some rib pain:rolleyes:

6) You could be dehydrated:p

7) What Viagra or Cialas is good for....... ( I kind of knew that one ):D

8) And some math :bmw:

I found #2 useful suffering through a head cold this week and got some relief from dizziness.

Thanks again for taking the bullet on this one......
 

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Ridesalot said:
Pastor Jack

Thanks for taking the heat on this one !

So far I have learned

1) Someone thinks u r a GIRL :histerica

2) About releaving extra fluids in ur ears :p
3) God speaking through acceleraton ( I kind of knew that one ):dance:

4) You could be possible suffering from vertigo:p

5) The cause of some rib pain:rolleyes:

6) You could be dehydrated:p

7) What Viagra or Cialas is good for....... ( I kind of knew that one ):D

8) And some math :bmw:

I found #2 useful suffering through a head cold this week and got some relief from dizziness.

Thanks again for taking the bullet on this one......
You forgot: 9) If your GT is stuck on full throttle for more than 4 hours, take it in for service right away!
 

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Yep, let's do the math, 0-60 for the K1200GT is something like 3.1 seconds, and 60 mph is 88 fps. So to go from 0 fps to 88 fps in 3.1 seconds requires an acceleration of 28 feet/second^2. 1G is about 32 f/s^2, so that makes 28 f/s^2 equal to about 0.88G.

Of course you won't actually be pulling a constant 0.88G the whole time, so peak acceleration might actually approach 1G.

The K1200GT stopping distance from 60 mph (88 fps) is 117 ft, so the formula we want is v^2 = u^s + 2as, where v is initial velocity, u is final velocity, a is acceleration, and s is distance. This means 0^2 = 88^2 + 2 * a * 117, solving for a we get -33 f/s^2, or a tiny bit more than 1G backwards.



So there ya go, a bit over 1G braking, and approaching 1G accelerating.
:think:
:crazy:
:v: THIS POST MADE ME DIZZY!!!




This guy is way too smart for this forum. :bowdown: :D
 
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