Another Track Day tire question?

Randy Grein randygrein at comcast.net
Wed Jun 18 21:40:02 PDT 2008


Not that it sounds like you need to, but I have a pair of F3 5" rims  
all set up for a 1st gen bike. They do work well...

Randy Grein, WMRRA #41

On Jun 18, 2008, at 7:40 AM, Mike Moore wrote:

> I've been following the tire discussions with interest.  I'm in my  
> second
> year of track days on a 2006 SV650 using BT-014.  I've been happy  
> with the
> tires but I'm getting to the pace (Nesba "I") that I am considering
> something else.  Pirelli is a Nesba sponsor and lots of folks are  
> runing DC
> III but they are not available in 160 for the SV.  Recently it was  
> suggested
> that I consider switching out the rear wheel (F3 or similar) so I  
> could run
> DC III.
>
> Does anyone have experience with this type of setup?
>
> Anyone know for sure what is is required for an F3 rear wheel swap.   
> Does F3
> year make a difference?  I think before about '98 the F3 was a 5"  
> rim and
> 5.5" later.  Can anyone confirm that?
>
> Thanks in advance
>
> Mike



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