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Old 11-20-2012, 12:33 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Nope, a have a fair amount of drag strip experience so I know where to position my weight and the suspension is set up for me. I know it's not normal, everyone I've talked to says its unnaturally ballsy

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Did you buy the bike new? If it was used, it may be geared lower than stock.
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Old 11-20-2012, 01:05 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Nope brand new bike. My suspension is stock setup and there doesn't seem to be any sag in it though. Just about 1000 miles on bike so maybe bike suspension will break in a bit.
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Old 11-20-2012, 01:24 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Did you buy the bike new? If it was used, it may be geared lower than stock.
Nope, used, but it has the stock sprockets

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Old 11-20-2012, 01:32 AM   #14 (permalink)
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I can't tell if you guys are bragging, complaining, or if the whole thing is a joke.
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Old 11-20-2012, 02:45 AM   #15 (permalink)
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I can't tell if you guys are bragging, complaining, or if the whole thing is a joke.
That's about what I was thinking...
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Old 11-20-2012, 11:58 AM   #16 (permalink)
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well all I am serious, I would like to keep the front wheel down when hitting the gas hard, I dont need to draw any additional attention to me if i am driving a little more "spiritedly."
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Old 11-20-2012, 04:42 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Anyone else agree a 12" stretch is in order? Anyone? Huh? Lol
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Old 11-22-2012, 06:40 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Anyone else agree a 12" stretch is in order? Anyone? Huh? Lol
Blasphemy!!!!!!!! Burn him at the stake!!!!!!!!!

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Old 11-22-2012, 12:18 PM   #19 (permalink)
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See, I don't get this. I have an '09 with stock exhaust. I weigh 175 lbs, and I've only ever made the bike wheelie once, on purpose, in a parking lot. I had to hit the throttle once, back it off and then hammer it as it starting to slow. I wheelied for about 1.5 seconds.
I've tried to power wheelie in 2nd and I don't think I've ever come close.

Either I'm doing something wrong or there's something wrong with my bike at the low end...
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Old 11-22-2012, 02:53 PM   #20 (permalink)
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See, I don't get this. I have an '09 with stock exhaust. I weigh 175 lbs, and I've only ever made the bike wheelie once, on purpose, in a parking lot. I had to hit the throttle once, back it off and then hammer it as it starting to slow. I wheelied for about 1.5 seconds.
I've tried to power wheelie in 2nd and I don't think I've ever come close.

Either I'm doing something wrong or there's something wrong with my bike at the low end...
U won't be able to do a power wheelie in second, you have to clutch up

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