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2018 BDB Big Dogs Unleashed Booking info

Discussion in 'Big Dog Biker 10 yr Anniversary Gathering' started by Mr. Wright, Dec 28, 2017.

  1. Mr. Wright

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    Just a little note: If your riding in, make sure you fill your bike up before you get there. If your coming on 400 fro the East, Fredonia is the last gas station. And if your coming from the west, somewhere around where 99 intersects 400, there is a station.
    If you pulling there, bring an extra 5 gal with you, because someone will forget.
     
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    Haven't decided yet if pulling or riding, but thanks for the heads up, and I'll bring extra if pulling.
     
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    It looks like Colleen is coming so I will bring 4-5 gal fuel jugs with 93 octane for those who go oops
     
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    So I'm still chasing grimlens.. was hoping to ride the whole way, but we shall see what happens.. kind of believed o got screwed when I did all that work and either my heads or jugs aren't true.. so we shall see and now r cutting it close. Lol
     
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    Just got a list of door prizes, from a very generous donor. Door prizes will be given out Friday night, so make sure your there. And yes, we remembered the ladies this year. Bike show also on Friday, so get there early.
     
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    If anyone gets hung up in Kansas, holler. I have a trailer. In Wichita. 31631277six oh.
     
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    Were just a month away
     
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    Getting closer.
    A question was asked about bringing the kids. Yes by all means, they are welcome. They have a pool and fishing. But there isn't any tv's in the rooms.
     
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    I forgot there wasn't TVs! haha. But not like we spend anytime other than to sleep in the room

    Sent from my 2PS64 using Tapatalk
     
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    No tv, but there is a gun rack. How cool is that.
     
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    What kind of guns could we bring should we decide to and what are the shooting rules. Is there a long range like 600 to 1000 yards? Are 50 cal rifles allowed?

    Just asking and I realize I could just call them.

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    If you want to shoot the big guns, you can stop by my place. Flint Oaks doesn't actually have a gun "range", just a place to waste ammo.
     
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    Thank you Shannon,

    I'll leave the guns at home then.

    Huw
     
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    As your heading into Flint Oaks, the first building on the right as you pull into the drive, is the registration office.
     
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    Why are you guys using such high octane gas in a 9.6:1 compression engine. Octane should be matched to compression. 93 octane gas is formulated for 11:1 or even higher compression. 89 octane gas will likely burn more completely in our engines. Why waste money on gas designed not to pre-ignite with high compression Ducatis, Ferarri's, Lambos etc... Premium does not mean more power or cleaner gas. The BTU of 87 octane gas is the same as 91. Ethanol lowers the BTU's but increases the octane.
     
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    You are correct, to a point. The book says 91 and above only, and up to 10% Ethanol is ok. Some of us are running a bit more compression than stock. Plus I don't mind spending a few extra cents per gal, for my lady.
     
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    I always select the premium gas for my prized possessions. If the book says 91, then I'm selection it or higher. Same is true of my corvette.

    Sure, running down the freeway at a constant speed doesn't really need high octane. But, who does that. It's boring.
     
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    Cut right out of the 2005 manual: FUEL SYSTEM: Use only unleaded gasoline. Ethanol blended gasoline is approved as long as it has 87 octane minimum. Methanol or methanol blended fuel is NOT approved for use in your Big Dog Motorcycle.

    Does the later model manual change this to 91. When did BD raise the compression above 9.6:1

    Yes, if you have bumped your compression above 10:1 then 91 Octane would be appropriate, but not 93+. Premium is a misnomer. It should really be labeled slow burn/anti-knock and 87 octane labeled fast burn. There is an optimum octane for a given compression and that is what should be used. High octane racing fuels can actually lower HP and torque when not compressed sufficiently, especially as the engine heats up. This is based on numerous published tests. Science seems to indicate that engines will perform best with the lowest octane that will prevent pinging.
     

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