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Old 11-21-2012, 01:16 PM   #41 (permalink)
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Another thought: A few years ago I ran a 18/45 sprocket combo (stock is 19/42) and absolutely loved it, except for the highway. Now I'm compromising with 19/45 which is roughly the same is the popular 18/42 combo. With a GT 6th gear set, you could run 18/45 and still be OK on the highway. Hmmm...
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Old 11-21-2012, 02:29 PM   #42 (permalink)
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My friend has the same bike with an 18/42 which I rode. To be honest, I didn't feel that much of a difference in take-off and acceleration.

Sure from a dead stop and on a hill maybe but these engines have so much torque, with the stock gearing I can take off as fast as I want. If I do that I have to watch the front in first (no full throttle) and second lifts the front.

As I may have mentioned, I am a relative lightweight at 70 kg.
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Well I do really like to shift a lot
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Old 11-21-2012, 03:57 PM   #44 (permalink)
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did you say shift?
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Old 11-24-2012, 12:03 PM   #46 (permalink)
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Howz this for bling?
Great bling there,just wondering if you weighed the new pistons and if so what were the weight difference's between those and stock pistons.
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Old 11-25-2012, 09:16 PM   #47 (permalink)
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Misunderstood me. Those are the stock pistons. I just cleaned them up nicely so they look like bling.
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