Akrapovic exhaust installation on Honda CBR125R

Some months ago I decided to remove the Akrapovic carbon racing exhaust from my Honda CBR125R, because I thought that the sound was a bit too loud (it did not have the "dB killer" baffle installed). Therefore, at first I mounted the original exhaust, the one visible in the picture below. However, after some months … Continue reading "Akrapovic exhaust installation on Honda CBR125R"

KTM RC250 Test Ride in Odaiba

On Saturday 29 April 2017 I participated to a KTM Test Ride event in Odaiba, Tokyo, Japan (お台場、東京). The test ride was very good and I had the opportunity to ride a KTM RC250. There were many used motorcycles for sale, mainly KTM Duke 390 and KTM RC390. I noticed this cool KTM RC390, which … Continue reading "KTM RC250 Test Ride in Odaiba"

Yamaha MT-07 review and riding impression

Yesterday I rented a Yamaha MT-07 and went to Yokosuka for a one day ride, about 150 km in total. This article is a simple review explaining my riding impressions. First of all, this is the third time that I had the chance to ride this Yamaha MT07, and in total I used it for … Continue reading "Yamaha MT-07 review and riding impression"

How to calculate a first order IIR filter in 5 minutes

Recently, for my IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) project, I had the necessity to add low-pass filter, in order to reduce the noise on the accelerometer sensor signal. For this purpose, I decided to use a 1st order IIR (Infinite Impulse Response) filter, because it is easy to implement and run on a microcontroller. In general, … Continue reading "How to calculate a first order IIR filter in 5 minutes"

Tokyo Motorcycle Show 2017 event pictures

Today I have been to the Tokyo Motorcycle Show 2017 (東京モーターサイクルショー2017). This event takes place every year, at the end of March, in Odaiba (お台場), an artificial island located close to the Tokyo Tower. The place of the location is called Tokyo Big Sight (東京ビッグサイト), and it is a common space for fairs and events. … Continue reading "Tokyo Motorcycle Show 2017 event pictures"