semisynth or mineral ?

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clb
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semisynth or mineral ?

Post by clb » Sat May 22, 2010 11:02 am

just noticed coming out of my friends house (with him behind me so wanted to try to show off a bit!) popped a small 'wheelie', thing is it properly popped up (probs only like 50cm lol), more than i have ever had when i was trying to in a carpark (when the bike was warm).

Seems like the colder oil is more grippy? using silkolene 10 40 semi synthetic atm. will mineral oil be better for attempting such things even when the motors warm? or is mineral oil no good for the engine?

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Re: semisynth or mineral ?

Post by zimm » Sat May 22, 2010 2:32 pm

probably more to do with having an audience than the oil in the engine.. which i cant see making a tangible difference to "wheeliability"

dont put mineral oil in it .. leave that for old cars.

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Re: semisynth or mineral ?

Post by cargo » Sat May 22, 2010 2:41 pm

+1

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Re: semisynth or mineral ?

Post by clb » Sat May 22, 2010 11:48 pm

haha okies cheers chaps will keep my wheely practice to the high street through town then :) naaat ;)

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