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Old 11-19-2007, 03:04 PM   #31
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Yeah, cruising around at 10K rpm is so relaxing. I mean it's like taking some Bennies and a hit on the crack pipe. Why not just cruise at 15K and forget the gearbox altogether??
Eh I cruse around at 8k normally, that's on a bike that redlines at 12k If I had a bike that redlined at 16k I guess I would cruse around at 10k

Why wouldn't it be relaxing?
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Old 11-19-2007, 03:10 PM   #32
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Eh I cruse around at 8k normally, that's on a bike that redlines at 12k If I had a bike that redlined at 16k I guess I would cruse around at 10k

Why wouldn't it be relaxing?
I'm sure you aren't serious. If you are, then if you have to ask, I you wouldn't understand anyway.
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Old 11-19-2007, 04:37 PM   #33
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Well, yeah, ride my Dyna at around at 7 or 8k most of the time. That's where it's most nimble..............
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Old 11-19-2007, 05:02 PM   #34
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Depends on the bike. When I ride my CB-1 on the freeway, in sixth gear it does 8k rpm at 70 mph. It just whirs away, perfectly contented. So . . .
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Old 11-19-2007, 05:39 PM   #35
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Yeah, cruising around at 10K rpm is so relaxing. I mean it's like taking some Bennies and a hit on the crack pipe. Why not just cruise at 15K and forget the gearbox altogether??
What, you got something against Bennies and crack?
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So..........you can't get it to turn any slower. Do you ride it at 35 at 8 grand too?
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I sure don't. At 35 it's pretty comfortable at about 5500 rpm.

It is a sweet little bike. Rip it at 13k and it just sings! I like it as much as I like my 599. And with the new Pilot Powers, it turns like a dream.
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Old 11-19-2007, 07:24 PM   #38
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I am serious. Could you try to explain a little bit though? I really want to know what turns people away from high revs.

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So..........you can't get it to turn any slower. Do you ride it at 35 at 8 grand too?
I would if I could, sadly 35 is about redline in 1st and about 7k in 2nd. They're widely spaced gears.
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What's your bike? An X-6 Hustler?
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What's your bike? An X-6 Hustler?
Nope it's a perfectly stock 1997 race replica sport bike.
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