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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-08-2012, 04:23 AM Thread Starter
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any body out there looked into putting carbon fiber wheels on their 2012 street triple? BST said no...i'm a little to stubborn to accept that....thanks john f
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-08-2012, 07:13 AM
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wish I had the money to even ask that question!
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-08-2012, 07:57 AM
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There have been a couple but my serious question would be why ?

Sure they are cool looking and when parked outside of Starbucks you can say "lookey here, I have carbon fiber wheels" but if your bike is for the street then forged aluminum is better for long term strength and service with real world road conditions. If it is going to be a track bike then I can kinda understand but still a little perplexed given the level of competition the Street Triple is capable of.

BTW BST is full of crap, they have fitments for the D675 and any that fit the Daytona also fit the the ST3.



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I'm looking to get the carbon heel gards, and maybe powder coat the rims, there's probably more choices but if cost isn't a option I'd get them.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-09-2012, 11:11 PM Thread Starter
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thank you for responding to me ORANGEMAN, i am of the opinion that any improvement is just that. however i do see where ur coming from also. as for durability i am perplexed. i have had others say they are good for the track but not real world driving. however speaking with DYMAG they point to the following organizations testing of said wheels, All race and road wheels are tested to relevant BS, JWL, DOT and TUV tests for impact and fatigue life and they passed. i've already made my decision just wanted to chat with other like minded people. not haters like ive seem to have found on other forums of the site...........peace
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