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Old 11-15-2012, 06:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I got no trouble getting up to an indicated 90 mph rather quickly - which is fine for me on my Thruxton and general freeway riding,..

Going faster seems to require more time at WOT and laying on the tank...

So I was wondering what other people's top speeds ? On either the Bonnie or Thruxton.

I have BC Ark and Predators. No other mods


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Old 11-20-2012, 03:00 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I hit 95 on speedo 2011 t100
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Old 11-20-2012, 04:30 AM   #3 (permalink)
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In fifth gear and somewhere between 7.5 and 8000 RPM my speedo read just a tick over 120.

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Old 11-21-2012, 02:14 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 11-21-2012, 02:59 PM   #5 (permalink)
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100 mph indicated with more left in the tank. That's going up a 8% grade.

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Old 11-21-2012, 03:04 PM   #6 (permalink)
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04 thrux, no airbox, Staintune exhaust. 120 on the clock with room on the tach. Skip to 12:30.

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Going up a hill, in a normal riding position (I have Tracker bars), she blew past 170Km/h and was nudging 180 before I had to ease off due to traffic. So I would think that a genuine 120mph is realistic.
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I got no trouble getting up to an indicated 90 mph rather quickly - which is fine for me on my Thruxton and general freeway riding,..

Going faster seems to require more time at WOT and laying on the tank...

So I was wondering what other people's top speeds ? On either the Bonnie or Thruxton.

I have BC Ark and Predators. No other mods


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No other mods? You opened up the intake and the exhaust. I hope you rejected accordingly. Both my Scrambler and Bonnie could reach 120 but they are injected and remapped.
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Old 11-21-2012, 04:44 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Old 11-21-2012, 05:42 PM   #10 (permalink)
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115 mph on my '05 thruxton, and it had a bit more, maybe 120-125. sans airbox and AI, predators.

i've had my '06 scrambler to 105, and it'll go a lot more if you get out of the wind. sans airbox and AI, fcr's and thunderbike exhaust. thing flat out screams at high speeds, really fun...
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