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steveo
04-29-2003, 07:19 PM
What gear ratio does everyone run, and what is your top speed (at what RPM). I know this has been covered before, but I'd kinda' like to see a list... I am running 13/45 and have a top speed of about 80mph with pretty good accelleration.

-Steve :cool:

rs50rider
04-29-2003, 07:41 PM
I am running a 13/42 top out at 70 at 9000 rpms the bike is mostly stock.

babboon
04-30-2003, 07:36 AM
dang 80mph?! i got stock gearing n i go 74ish at 10k

Joukki
04-30-2003, 08:10 AM
74ish ?! and all you've got is a different exhaust?!?!

I go 74 with stock gearing (RS6:cool: and it's screaming at
~13-14k

JoshkDry
05-01-2003, 12:31 PM
ya my bike goes a bit over the 75 mph mark and its loaded up with mods... i think i need to tune

CrAiGrOx2002
05-01-2003, 01:01 PM
75 stock bike.... i think ur speedo's out or u weigh 1stn :P ive had 74 on clock 72.5 on oter bikes gps's n clocks down a large twisty hill with the 21mm... only like 60-65 norm

josho44
05-01-2003, 01:28 PM
The stock spedo is off by at least 5 mph, i have checked this with a GPS. and it becmes more off as you mod your bike and get hight top speeds. I have 14/45 gearing and I top out at 83.4MPh on the gps at about 14k RPM. the tock spedo says im doin about 90 tho.

CrAiGrOx2002
05-01-2003, 02:15 PM
i found mine pretty accurate :D but then its not running heavily modified....

Henderson
05-03-2003, 12:05 PM
I have all the basic mods done and added a tooth in the front and dropped one in the rear and mine will rev out at about 80-83.... and it will run a consistent 75mph for quite some time

babboon
05-05-2003, 01:13 AM
joukki,

im pretty sure my bike is derestricted also i got larger tires...

Joukki
05-05-2003, 05:17 AM
feck...I seariously need to tune... <img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/embarassed.gif ALT=":o">

CrAiGrOx2002
05-05-2003, 05:26 AM
larger tyres wont really add speed just more drag.... so in theory narrower tyres are faster straight like....

Joukki
05-05-2003, 06:12 AM
yup... but he only has a modded exhaust and goes almost faster than me and I have spent alot of cash :rolleyes: :mad: :p

CrAiGrOx2002
05-05-2003, 07:00 AM
i dont belive his speedo is right as the stock bike wouldnt do that unless u were 1ft tall and weighted 100grams :P

Joukki
05-05-2003, 07:49 AM
:D

jj008
05-05-2003, 09:12 AM
Taller tires will add top speed. But it will also show the speedometer reading slower.