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off the throttle wheelies

Post by diesel » Sun Nov 05, 2006 9:25 pm

ok guys. i live in south wales now so no need for top whack speed. id like to gear the bike ( an h1 ) for some hairy throttle behavior. any idea how????
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Post by deviant » Thu Jan 11, 2007 8:21 pm

take off sprockets, fit different ones

but to be honest, I don't think you will be able to get it to wheelie off the throttle - going to say 13/50 will give you something like 30% more rear wheel torque and 30% less road speed than standard gearing for any given engine speed, but it's 30% of not very much to start with.

will still be hella quick ocmpared to a standard bike, until it revs out at about 110mph.

i'm going for a less extreme 14/47, but i need to be able to ride down the motorway without giong crazy!
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Post by 86zxr01 » Wed Mar 25, 2009 12:12 pm

deviant wrote:take off sprockets, fit different ones

but to be honest, I don't think you will be able to get it to wheelie off the throttle - going to say 13/50 will give you something like 30% more rear wheel torque and 30% less road speed than standard gearing for any given engine speed, but it's 30% of not very much to start with.

will still be hella quick ocmpared to a standard bike, until it revs out at about 110mph.

i'm going for a less extreme 14/47, but i need to be able to ride down the motorway without giong crazy!
Has anyone done this to thier zxr? 13/50 or 14/47?

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Re: off the throttle wheelies

Post by Jeppo » Wed Mar 25, 2009 2:35 pm

I've got 14/45 on mine and you can tell the difference from low down. Its pretty loud down the motorway now as it basically revs an extra 1000rpm per 10mph.

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Re: off the throttle wheelies

Post by 86zxr01 » Wed Mar 25, 2009 2:48 pm

Thats what im after really, im not too fussed about not riding around at 100mph+ anyways so wont be too bothered by the extra rpm to mph. It'll just be great to get up too speed a little bit quicker biggrin

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Re: off the throttle wheelies

Post by jake » Wed Mar 25, 2009 4:04 pm

I used 14/48 when i had a standard-ish engine and thats good. Dont go lower than a 14 on the front and dont use a 14 with anything less than a 45 rear or you will cut tracks into your swingarm.
you could even go a 14/50 with a new chain.

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Re: off the throttle wheelies

Post by neil_cb125t » Mon Apr 20, 2009 10:20 am

It does happen to mine in first!!

14/47 with 444cc kit - FCR flat slides and quarter turn throttle. (80 rwph) its a real pain in the ass on tight hairpins on road racing circuts!!

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