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post #41 of 47 (permalink) Old 12-06-2012, 03:01 PM
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you guys would laugh to pick up my bst rear wheel with ceramic bearings and pure on her....off my hyper of coarse..no sprocket...noticed a big difference even between the forged marchis/bsts....pvm/oz when its time for the track whore to get wheels...ohlins r&t and nickel brembos first then wheels

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post #42 of 47 (permalink) Old 12-06-2012, 03:08 PM
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Guys it don't matter if they work or not! They are just PURE! manufactured SEX! That's enough!
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The full factory backed superbike r1's don't make 200bhp so its not happening here. 180 is pretty good, 185+ is exceptional. All this talk of 200+ is just horseshit
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BZ those are Kinky SEX! WOW!

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post #46 of 47 (permalink) Old 12-06-2012, 06:06 PM
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BZ those are Kinky SEX! WOW!
Not mine...they belong to a "friend".

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post #47 of 47 (permalink) Old 12-07-2012, 07:16 AM
R1, "A Superior Addiction"
 
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It helps, but you really need to get magnesium or carbon to benefit marginally on the R1. The stockers are pretty light for OEM units. The few forged aluminum ones I looked into save only 3-4lbs between both wheels. Of course there's MOI to consider, but it would make more sense to go all the way. I had forged aluminum wheels on my RC51, but the stock wheels on it were much heavier.
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If given the choice of $2500 for wheels or suspension, you'll definately get more from suspension. Most wheels in $2500 range won't be significantly lighter than oem. I can't really say the difference was all that noticable when I switched to PVM forged alum wheels and they were about 6lbs total lighter.
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