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Old 06-16-2008, 10:49 AM   #41
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...or start riding it as it's intended and not sitting on the seat and kicking back.


its ok for a racebike to have a wooden plank for a seat. However, we live in Houston. Everything is 30 minutes away. Its NOT ok for my streetbike to give me pains just so I can go to PP.
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Old 06-16-2008, 10:50 AM   #42
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Taking into account all the forces acting on a bike when you're trying to turn it in.......I think the areodynamics of the front end have got to be negligible.
Fair enough. I am just restating part of the marketing propaganda.

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"Up front is a snubby nose that mimics the abbreviated proboscis of the RC212V MotoGP bike, something Honda says makes for easier steering transitions at speed."
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Fair enough. I am just restating part of the marketing propaganda.



Reference: http://www.motorcycle.com/manufactur...ide-71888.html

Crazy. I could almost believe that at motogp speeds that it might make a noticable different, but at human track speeds, it probably doesn't matter.
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