Another variable:J-mac said:there are going to be a lot of variables?
what are the road conditions?
Is the road damp with early morning condensation?
Hot afternoon sun?
How old (miles) are on the tires?
are you pulling a trailer?
lots of variables
Crazy? Isn't it important to understand how adding weight to a Goldwing affects its ability to stop?Rob(in S.C.) said:Ice cream doesn't have any bones. (Just as crazy as that question!) :roll:
So far this has been the only answer. Sid seems fairly confident. How can adding weight to the bike have 0 affect on the distance it takes to stop? (Hint: he's correct - but it does take practice.)Sid Moen said:-0-
What did I win?
Sure, but does ANYONE who rides a 'Wing ever think about that?Crazy? Isn't it important to understand how adding weight to a Goldwing affects its ability to stop?
Except common sense apparently fails since several people are saying it DOES NOT take longer to stop with additional weight.Rob(in S.C.) said:Common sense applies here, if you're carrying more weight you should automatically allow for more stopping distance, not try to figure some formula with a thousand different variables.