Monthly Archive: September 2011

The Pacman Nebula 0

The Pacman Nebula

High-mass stars are important because they are responsible for much of the energy pumped into our galaxy over its lifetime. Unfortunately, these stars are poorly understood because they are often found relatively far away and can be obscured by gas and…

Color in the Catskills This Weekend: 0

Color in the Catskills This Weekend:

Sept. 30, October 1 & 2, 2011 FREE ADMISSION!! Hunter Mountain and MAX BMW present a FREE ADMISSION event.  It all takes place on-site at Hunter Mountain: All bikes are welcome! Bands on Saturday and Sunday. Food & beer. Dirt/trail ri…

The Anatomy of a Motorcycle – Headers and Exhaust Pipes – Part Two 0

The Anatomy of a Motorcycle – Headers and Exhaust Pipes – Part Two

Read Part One Given a particular amount of exhaust pressure at an exhaust valve, a smaller diameter header tube provides higher flow velocity than a larger diameter tube. The paradox is that the laws of physics don’t allow a small diameter tube to transfer sufficient volume to make maximum potential power at the higher RPM […]