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Old 08-28-2009, 12:33 AM   #1
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How much of a difference will it make to my cbr600rr if i throw on a 6in. extension to the swing arm. turns? wheelies? ect.ect.
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Old 08-28-2009, 12:36 AM   #2
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it'd be like turning a locomotive through traffic. it would wheelie as good as a harley fatboy with a 600lb guy on the handlebars
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If you like the way your bike handles, then leave it. If you want the bike more for looks, then go ahead and stretch it. If possible, ride someone's bike who has an extension to the swingarm.
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Old 08-28-2009, 12:42 AM   #4
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my bike already doesnt like to wheelie all that much. ima try and find someone with a strecth if i can. see how it feels.
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Old 08-28-2009, 12:49 AM   #5
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Wheelies are hard on the bike anyways.. if you like the look and like to keep both wheels on the ground, go for it. All a stretch does is take the nible-ness out of your bike and help keep the front end down under hard acceleration.
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Old 08-28-2009, 01:23 PM   #6
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you going to get biased opions here... do what you want and best fit your budget....
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Its ultimately your preference. The logic behind the extension would be to prevent wheelies during hard acceleration, and looks. Expect others to want to drag you more often w a set up like that.
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Your bike doesn't like to wheelie? Sounds like the operator doesn't like to wheelie.
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Old 08-28-2009, 02:23 PM   #9
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my bike already doesnt like to wheelie all that much. ima try and find someone with a strecth if i can. see how it feels.
If you think it "doesn't like to wheelie" now, good luck after you stretch it


Your bike will/can wheelie...you just gotta make it do it
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Old 08-28-2009, 02:26 PM   #10
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Unless you're doing it to drag race, or just like the look a lot, I wouldn't do it IMO.
It will significantly alter the way the bike handles.
That being said, if you like it, than do it. It's your bike!
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How much is the handling affected if the bike is just lowered rather than stretched.
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if your not doing track days or dragging knee on and off freeway entrance and exit ramps your good to go. i just took mine off and i had 8 inch stretch and loved it. you can still take turns and lean just not as fast or as low. its your own bike do what you want to it.
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Old 08-28-2009, 05:41 PM   #13
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um...stupid?

not a big fan of the 'lets ruin all the engineering that went into this bike' trend
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um...stupid?

not a big fan of the 'lets ruin all the engineering that went into this bike' trend
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